Eric Helms is back for his third interview!
"[...]The most effective thing they could do is go back in time and pick better parents. Since that's not a viable option at the moment, self-experimentation is the best option. Not only do some people respond better or worse to training in general, but there's also evidence that people respond better or worse to different styles of training[...]"
"I think to some degree, many of us do have our self worth tied up in the way we look, myself included. To some degree that’s natural. It just shouldn’t be all encompassing. Also, I’m not saying we shouldn’t appreciate the development and hard work that goes into physique development, hell I’m a bodybuilder and a coach for bodybuilders. But, there needs to be a healthy distinction between the development of a physique as an athlete (or an aspiring athlete) for the purpose of competing in physique sport (or achieving a personal physique related goal), and the idea that you are somehow a better person or more valuable with an attractive fit body[...]"