Sean Van Staden
Columnist
4 minute read
14 Mar 2020
8:06 am

A Better You: Your body is just like a car

Sean Van Staden

Bringing science to the party without illegal performance enhancing drugs allows you to develop the right way for your sporting demands while being balanced.

There is not a person on this planet that can't do with a little more strength in the right areas, but the most important to remember is that you need balanced muscles. Most young males have this notion of wanting to get bigger. Bigger biceps and triceps, bigger chest and bigger legs. Bigger muscles cause imbalance because muscles work in isolation. The easiest way to explain this concept is to view your body as a car. You are constantly modifying it for more performance. Say you decide to upgrade your tyres but they fit bigger rubber to one of your...