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Some Good Advice from Dr. Ken

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex.... It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." - Albert Einstein Dr. Ken Leistner wrote an article a long time a ago in Muscular Developement magazine when it wasn't the supplement circular as it is today. In the article, Simple Does it and Does IT ALL, Dr.  Ken laid out some gems. Genetic limitations that most of us have cannot and will not be overcome by a willingness to work hard. Trainees won't work hard anyway; they will work often, they will work long, but they won't actually work hard. Most trainees are "typical."  They work long hours in the gym for the types of gains that could be made during three thirty-minute sessions per week. There is only one way out of this cycle of self-serving emotion and that is to admit that one is in fact, a typical trainee with all of the limitations that come with that. These are some truisms that I've p