-- You can get as big as a pro bodybuilder. withouttaking steroids; it just takes longer.Despite what many of the magazines say, all professional bodybuilders use either steroids or steroids in combinationwith other growth-enhancing drugs. Without manipulatinghormones, it just isn't possible to get that degree of muscularity, the paper-thin skin, and the continuing abilityto pack on mass, despite sometimes having poor workouthabits and relative ignorance of the principles involvedthat many pro bodybuilders have. Many supplementdistributors, in order to sell their products, would have you believe otherwise.Still, that's no reason to give up. By using state-of-the-arttraining principles, consuming a nutrient-rich diet, and bygetting proper amounts of rest, almost every person canmake incredible changes in his or her physique. Thecompetitive bodybuilder circuit may not be in your future, but building the kind of physique that gains you respect iscertainly achievable, as are self-respect and robust health.
-- In order to get really big, you have to eat a super-high-calorie diet.Well, that's true; you'll get really big if you eat a super high-calorie diet, but you'll look like the Michelin Man'sfraternal twin. However, if you want to get big,
, then super-high-calorie diets are probably not for you unless you are one of those very few people with