Try bringing a knife to a gunfight?
Yep, I tried it, and was sadly mistaken. Recent times through life-phase transitions taught me something similar:
Don’t bring the old, uncomfortable, sad sack-of-crap, still angered and resenting daddy - type man. Instead, bring the new, experienced, beat-up-but-still-fighting, wise, new-attitude, optimistic man.
This man has a fighting chance.
This is the most interesting and beautiful concept of resistance training: you determine the type of growth. But even the body outputs force in all the wrongly trained ways. Have you ever strained a muscle that’s been otherwise healthy all your life/