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Old 01-21-2013, 01:11 PM   #11
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:07 PM   #12
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Who motivates me? Oh I love this topic. First and foremost is me wanting to test myself. I've got supporters,almost all right here. And then the idiots who would rather see me persue their idiologies. I will crush them.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:19 PM   #13
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The need to work out my anger issues.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:28 PM   #14
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I have to keep my Sugar Mama happy. Can't afford to live on my own.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:08 AM   #15
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I was 32 when my first daughter was born. I was thinking, 'Dude, you will be lucky if she gets married while you are still in your 50s'. I want to be an awesome grandpa and to have meaningful conversations with my grandkids instead of dying at 55 because of some cardiovascular shit. This is what drives me forward relentlessly.
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Me, I guess. I am the one who pushes myself to get to the gym, and the one who tries to eat right. I am my biggest motivator.
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My motivation is mostly intrinsic. I used to have "legs of mythic proportions," as my friends described them. I want those back. I don't want to die "face-down in a saute pan" in my fifties like I probably would if I continued my lifestyle the way it was.
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My wife and 5 sons. I started lifting when I was 35 to get in better shape so I could be around for all my kids and the love of my life.
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My motivation is one of a lifetime full of being made fun of for being fat and miserable stuck in a body of shame and guilt unable to do simple tasks in life without some sort of complication. I would probably be dead if I didn't start training when I did. Now I'm just seeing exactly how far I can go with this stuff.

I watch a lot of Kai Greene and I use a lot of his philosophy about training. Also doesn't hurt to watch some good motivational videos on youtube and then come here and get cheered on by our big family to do better.
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