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Old 08-27-2011, 10:31 AM   #21
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50kg plates would be awesome, than I would feel 'bad a$$' benching 2pps

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Old 08-27-2011, 10:44 AM   #22
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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

~Henry David Thoreau

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Old 08-27-2011, 10:51 AM   #23
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Nothing quite like walking into a gym and knowing you could clean and press the competition. Now if those guys would put on some man weight, I would really have to get a lot stronger.
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Old 08-27-2011, 10:56 AM   #24
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Some motivation from the Church of Platz
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:01 AM   #25
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:09 AM   #26
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Down the road, in a gym far away
A young man was heard to say
"No matter what I do, my legs won't grow!"
He tried leg extensions, leg curls, leg presses too
Trying to cheat, these sissy workouts he'd do!
From the corner of the gym where the big guys train
Through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain
Where the big iron rides high, and threatens lives
Where the noise is made with big forty-fives
A deep voice bellowed as he wrapped his knees
A very big man with legs like trees
Laughing as he snatched another plate from the stack
Chalked his hands and monstrous back
Said, "Boy, stop lying and don't say you've forgotten!
Trouble with you is you ain't been SQUATTIN'!"
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:10 AM   #27
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The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
^^ this
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:14 AM   #28
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The Mighty Squat
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We've come to squat so run and hide
You bicep freaks must step aside

Just take your sissy selves elsewhere
You'll turn your heads but still you'll stare

Go right ahead and pay attention
Glimpse into this strange dimension

Yeah you're still weak and never grow
This world of pain you'll never know

Your shouts upon the leg-press, phony!
Noodle legs like macaroni

Some day I hope you'll understand
And wrench free from the poser band

Puny curl bars, leave this spot
The rack named for the mighty SQUAT
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:45 AM   #29
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Nice post Chillen. Love your dedication to your wife. Too many people these days throw their lives away at the first sign of tough times.
We all battle different things as we live this life. But, no matter the differences (i.e. disibilities, intellect, personality, persona, difficulties), there is one common denominator: A physical body that walks us through it all.

Most of us would give all we have in possession, for the health and vitality of the body that walks us through this life---when it comes right down to the face to face in confrontation, to live or die.

Age and meeting the casket, makes us all equal in the end.

The body DOES NOT always know what is biologically best for it, despite its best efforts. Think about it? It takes a brain to make the difference.

The road you take is up to you.
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