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Old 03-16-2012, 07:49 PM   #11
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I am an extreme introvert.

I like to workout alone in my garage.
I like abbreviated routines.
I like moderate to high reps.
I like consitant and predictable progress.
I like silence; No talking, music or interuptions.
I have to take a nap every day to mentally re-charge.
I don't last long in crowded and busy environments.
Yet, I am a sociable, friendly, and not at all shy...people often confuse shyness and introvertism (is that a word?).
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Here's my deal:

I am an introvert.

I like to workout alone.
I like limited exercises and workouts that get to the point.
I like very low reps reps.
I am obsessed about progress.
I like music that wakes the dead, but no interruptions. Outside the gym my music tastes are subdued.
I can work 20 hours a day on no sleep.
I don't last long in crowded and busy environments. I want to hurt people. Unless it's a bar and I am drinking.
I am very sociable, friendly, and not at all shy.
You two sound like you are posting on some weird dating site.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:57 PM   #12
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I find Tann's comment interesting, specifically the bit about introverts having a "higher resting level..." Psyching up before a session or lift leaves me burned out shortly after a few warm ups or only a single heavy attempt. I'm extremely introverted...

I do prefer to lift alone.
Training is simple/abbreviated.
Low reps at higher intensities.
Clear mind, no psych up.
I like loud music but no interruptions. I think I use the loud music to drown out my own thoughts more than anything.
Need my alone time and often a lot of it (drives, walks, long shits, etc)
Not a fan of crowds.
Sociable, friendly, but somewhat shy... no problems with a handful of people, but beyond that I usually keep quiet.
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I am an extreme introvert.

I like to workout alone in my garage.
I like abbreviated routines.
I like moderate to high reps.
I like consitant and predictable progress.
I like silence; No talking, music or interuptions.
I have to take a nap every day to mentally re-charge.
I don't last long in crowded and busy environments.
Yet, I am a sociable, friendly, and not at all shy...people often confuse shyness and introvertism (is that a word?).
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Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
Here's my deal:

I am an introvert.

I like to workout alone.
I like limited exercises and workouts that get to the point.
I like very low reps reps.
I am obsessed about progress.
I like music that wakes the dead, but no interruptions. Outside the gym my music tastes are subdued.
I can work 20 hours a day on no sleep.
I don't last long in crowded and busy environments. I want to hurt people. Unless it's a bar and I am drinking.
I am very sociable, friendly, and not at all shy.
For comparison, introvert but:

I prefer to workout alone.
I like long or short exercise routines and have no preference on either.
I don't mind high, low, or medium reps; or using a combo of all 3.
Progress is the goal but stalling is preferable to backsliding.
I lift in silence but do cardio to different beats.
I don't nap but don't normally do well on a bad night's sleep (apart from the odd occasion where I survive on 1hr).
I detest crowded and or noisy places.
I prefer to avoid stressful people.
I'm sociable, friendly, but shy.


Oh...and, I'm a Leo
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