Originally Posted by brown bomber
With respect, as your a good poster, I disagree! Gaining functional mass is always going to benefit you- those who think they gain an advantage by being puny at a weight too low are missing out on their potential.
Power and punch resistance can improve with weight gain due to factors such as speed and improved funtionality
welcome back Jeff, and decent post! too many people think smaller and weaker and "staying at a weight class" through starving themselves and running themselves (literally) into the ground is somehow better than filling out a little and being a stronger, better athlete.
hows your weight?