Those who hoist the biggest poundages do not necessarily have the biggest muscles. It is not just sheer poundage that matters.
Individual leverages, type of training used, lifting support gear, muscle-composition factors, neurological efficiency and lifting technique, among other elements, account for differences in muscular development among individuals of similar strength levels.
But for every individual’keeping all other factors constant’if bigger weights are built up to, then bigger muscles will be developed.
‘Stuart McRobert, Beyond Brawn