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Old 04-17-2013, 03:31 PM   #19
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Join Date: May 2011
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All I have to say is, the body you see in my profile picture was created with powerlifting. Yes, I'm a little fatter now than I was in that pic (30lb heavier at the moment), but that's by choice and I still look pretty damn awesome.

As for aesthetics, well that's a personal thing. Nowadays the cool thing is to be skinny as a rail and accentuate it with underarmour compression shirts. These kids all look like freaking idiots to me, and I don't think this trend of being pathetic will last.

In the end, powerlifting is a sport. We do it for a very specific type of performance, just like sprinters, throwers and pole vaulters. Yes, the quest for performance changes how we look, but that's not the main point.
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