Originally Posted by Bazooka
The old timers would tell ya, that it makes you too stiff, example. When doing sets of curls, do you ever notice how your arms swell up and get tight?
Yes of course this is the point of lifting weights, to break down the muscles so that you can repair them again and make them stronger, which will take about week to happen.
You don't really think people are so stupid that they would lift weights a day or a few days prior to a fight now do you?