AKA Mr. Genetics… the greatest bodybuilder to never turn pro, Matt Mendenhall was something special. However, if you aspire to be a full-blown professional bodybuilder, you will have to be almost immune to the negative effects of the drugs. That is to say, it seems there is a negative correlation between facial attractiveness and presence in professional bodybuilding. Photo: Reddit’s bodybuilding community. The entire subject of genetics, or inherited factors which cannot be controlled, is much discussed in the world of bodybuilding and weight-training. When all pros talk "it's genetics and diet". How does your muscle looks like. Matt Mendenhall. Well fuck that. A pretty face makes a very muscular physique much more tolerable for many people and an ugly face can make any body look bad. Body types are an ancient misconception, but there is still some truth to the idea of it. Muscle growth is influenced by muscle fiber type, fat distribution, hormone levels and the quality and duration of your exercise program. On the other hand, we can be born with a genetic predisposition to be heavy. He was simply far more intense than anyone had previously seen. Bad genetics are visible in those who have a hard time building muscle. Here are the top 5 bodybuilders with the best genetics ever… 5. A lot of people point to genetics as being the number one reason for creating champions in bodybuilding. They don't want you to know that they take a lot of gear because they want to feel "special". The reality is that number one in bodybuilding is stetoids then diet and training. First, most professional bodybuilders just aren’t very handsome. But when it comes to muscle insertions, ability to grow like no other, and symmetry, few stand in the prestigious category of the “genetic elite”! Genetic factors influence the rate and quantity of muscle growth for an individual throughout his or her resistance training program. Genetics for bodybuilding is your muscle instertions. He is known for this: overcoming ‘bad’ genetics with hard work and dedication is very much Dorian Yates’ thing. Genetics Can Be Your Friend—or Your Enemy. Those with better genetics are likely to build muscle faster than normal, follow a good workout routine much more efficiently and have better forearm and calf insertions. He has some bad bicep bellies and insertions, due to the fact they start almost halfway up his humerus. The problem with intensive bodybuilding doesn’t just lie with the training itself, but also with many of the other things that tend to go hand in hand with bodybuilding, such as the use of whey protein powders and other dietary supplements and the consumption of evolutionarily novel foodstuffs. The most popular bodybuilding message boards! Hello guys, I started with fitness few months ago and I have learned a lot of things, I have got motivated by my friends and lot of famous fitness models and now I would love to become one, I'm very dedicated into this and I know I could get somewhere in few years of hard work, BUT, I'm worried about my chest, because it does look bad, I … Even the best have to overcome adversity to achieve greatness. When you look at a great champion like Phil Heath, more often than not one thought that comes to mind is that the man was blessed with some above average genetics. If you have a decent structure and respond well to training and basic nutritional plans, you have good genetics for natural bodybuilding. Bad genetics is a pretty open field. In terms of muscle bellies and insertions, look at a YouTuber called “traintolookgoodnaked”. The flip side. Our parents pass down a lot of things to us, such as hair color, height, and eye color, and sometimes we are lucky enough to be blessed with the skinny gene or even the muscular gene.