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Old 09-21-2010, 04:16 PM   #1
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for me it got me in the best shape ive ever been and im not afraid to get into a fight and due to lifting i learned how to cook better.
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:50 PM   #2
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It helped overcome low self esteem when I was 18. Women starting noticing muscle, and I started noticing them noticing muscle.
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:51 PM   #3
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yea man, females start to notice
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Lifting kept me out of a wheelchair for over 10 years.
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This year with my come back I have gone from a nobody to a well know sponsored high ranked in my class competitive BBer. Changing my personnel life a lot. Putting me in the spot light and under the microscope.
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:14 PM   #5
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I had a bad car wreck in 1989 and I attribute my strength in helping to prevent serious injury.
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:20 PM   #6
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I had a bad car wreck in 1989 and I attribute my strength in helping to prevent serious injury.
^5 BTB. same thing with my left arm. Doc's told me the extra muscle mass is what saved it when it went threw the re-winder.
So we have a little in comon there.
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:22 PM   #7
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^5 BTB. same thing with my left arm. Doc's told me the extra muscle mass is what saved it when it went threw the re-winder.
So we have a little in comon there.
I forgot you told me about that. I have oldtimers disease.
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I forgot you told me about that. I have oldtimers disease.
I forgot I had that.

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Thank you.
You can read all about my story and such in the Nov issue of Natrual Bodybuilding & Fittness. BTB has done a few story's and interveiws on me also.
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