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Old 08-19-2009, 08:03 AM
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And chances are I have a concealed .45 on me as well! Its sad that it has come to that tho...str8 up fights don't seem to happen anymore.

But back to the topic:

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i see size as advantage and disadvantage when i comes to this, i used to get in fights at school when small but always 1-1 now i only get started on by more than one person at a time
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:48 PM
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Because I must. Its purely intrinsic, it just consumes the majority of my thoughts and drives my actions. I have this picture of the physique that I want in my mind and each day I train I feel I am one step closer to achieving that goal.
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Old 09-19-2009, 04:54 PM
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I've thought on this while working out the past few times.

I like the idea of shaping my body. I like the idea of being strong. I like seeing the results of my efforts in the mirror, and I like wearing this muscle out in the world.

I like it when guys look at me, size me up, show a touch of respect and a touch of envy, but I never like a fear reaction from anyone. I feel almost compelled to smile and issue a reassuring greeting.

But the one I enjoy most is when women forget themselves and stare too long.


My latest spur of motivation happened as I traveled to London. I wore a bit of a gut and was without a doubt one of the bigger people around, but not by too much. Nothing that would cause anyone to stop and gape. During my time there, I unknowingly became used to the smaller size of people (normal BMIs).... then I flew back to JFK where I was without a doubt one of the skinniest people in the airport. I was stunned to see sooo many fat people waddling about.

Another moment for me was going to the mall--something I rarely do. I walked by a shoe store and they not only had stock and selection but they were also displaying the fatboy shoes in the front window. I was flabbergasted that stores would carry these standard, but more so that they were displayed in the front window. Naturally they were running shoes.
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:24 AM
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Now there's someone i couldn't agree more with. I adhere to the same philosophy as your appealing confidence in this mad world of today.
I ain't very big, but because of my tissue paper like skin my muscles look quite menacing to some. I can not help myslef from smiling and conveying my true personality if i feel people are perhaps intimitated or look lost for words and comfort.

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'But the one I enjoy most is when women forget themselves and stare too long.'


Amen to that friend.
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Its a great stress reliever. No matter how bad of a day I have, lifting always puts me in a better mood. sometimes a good pump can really turn my day around.
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Stress relief

Like hearing "man, your a monster" or related comments

Just feels good

b/c I love to eat and have to workout to keep from getting fat.

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I love seeing results and also it makes me feel good about myself. Plus I just love the whole atmosphere.
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My number one reason is because it's a requirement for a job I'm in the middle of applying for.
Number two is be able to pin my brother in law.
Number three is because it makes me feel really good
and last but definitely not least, is for my wife
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Its a great stress relief, it feels great! Why would you not?
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:05 AM
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Its a great stress relief, it feels great! Why would you not?
haha amen to that. I couldn't imagine not working out. I'd feel like crap all the time.
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