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Old 09-09-2012, 11:15 AM   #381
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Always remember this . . . There is only ONE recipe for strength. A secret recipe that was handed down from Sandow to John Grimek to Paul Anderson to Vasily Alexeev to Bill Kazmaier to me. Now Iím giving YOU that magical recipeÖ

Hard work + proper nutrition + TIME = STRONG

Ok, so it wasnít really a secret, but it seems to be a lost formula. The one ingredient of the recipe that most people miss out on there is TIME, strength is built over a long period of time. If you are like me you will enjoy the journey immensely. Like the Japanese sword makers of old, layering steel and hammering it over and over produces the indestructible blade of the Katana that lasts a thousand years. You need to layer hard training with good nutrition and hammer away in the weightroom for years.

Strength is NOT something that just comes to you, a person canít concoct it through a mathematical equation. You canít trick your body into becoming strong. Strength is something you need to constantly ATTACK and go after, its takes a tremendous amount of aggression. You need to keep thinking, keep pushing, and stay focused.
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:25 PM   #382
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ďI always leave the heavy ones for meets. They donít mean shit in the gym and Iíll end up overtraining. Thatís what I used to do when I was younger, but I could get away with it then. Overtraining is really common in powerlifting, just like bodybuilding.Ē
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Old 09-18-2012, 05:55 PM   #383
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ďThere are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy. Let me be clear here: if youĒd rather take steroids than do your squats heavy and drink enough milk, then you are a f*cking Pussy. I have no time or patience for f*cking Pussies. Please tell everyone you know that I said this.Ē

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Old 09-18-2012, 06:07 PM   #384
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:00 AM   #385
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:47 AM   #387
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:29 PM   #388
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‎"If you're training hard and heavy with the goal of lifting something awesome, something is always going to hurt. Whether it's your wrists, elbows, knees, hamstring, or even something ridiculous like a serratus muscle, one bodypart or another is always going to be giving you some bullshit. The elite athletes train in spite of or around those injuries. Sometimes they get worse, sometimes they get better, and sometimes they just get supplanted by another recalcitrant bodypart. Any way you cut it, something's always going to be bothering you. Suck it the **** up and keep going."
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:27 AM   #389
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