by Cade Thomas
Bodybuilders are extremists. It just comes with the territory. The desire to transform your body into an overbearing sack of muscles has very little to do with a balanced mindset or average goals. The pendulum tends to swing a little too far in different directions for many of us, and moderation is rarely in our vocabulary. I personally have been guilty of many “knee jerk reactions” in my efforts to become more muscular; Several times when my results were lacking, I completely changed everything I was doing when I might have found a greater benefit in small tweaks to put me back down the road I wanted to be on. So let’s look at three particular topics that tend to lend themselves to these drastic U-turns and extreme changes.