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I haven't used those resistive narrow bands meant to assist traditional barbell exercises, but I have worked as an assistant to two physical therapists, and I remember hearing the advice given to patients to not stretch a Thera band (used in occupational therapy) to over 3 times the band's length. It is confirmed on the band usage manual too.
It's easy to blame genetics, when the truth of the matter is the work you were doing wasn't the right kind of work for your goals. The truth is nothing comes easy to everyone. While genetics are a factor, the biggest limiting factors really don't have much to do with that. SAID Principle Exercise is subject to the SAID principle, or Specific Adaptations ...
This answer is meant to get you to focus on what matters rather than trying to find an excuse for all the negative things you think about yourself. First, your attitude is detrimental to your progress. You are so focused on comparisons with other people. Instead of envisioning yourself "being strong", or comparing yourself with the "average" person, ...
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