What BigChris needs is to compare a DEXA scan of his body to another guy who CAN squat heavy. That will show him the difference between a big guy and a big STRONG guy.
Originally Posted by RichMahogany
Also, I'd be willing to say he has a measure of absolute strength that is not worthless if he could go for a 10 mile hike with thousands of feet of elevation gain and keep up with me or be faster than me. A big STRONG guy could do this. I've met a few.
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
Starting squat: 45lbs. Heaviest squat: 180 x 2. Heaviest Deadlift: 230 x 2