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Old 07-03-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
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Have you ever been intimidated by guys in your gym that are bigger than you? I used to be when I was just starting out but now I do not give a crap about other lifters there that are working out by me. We are all there for the same reason, we all want to better ourselves.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:34 AM   #2
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Yes all the time. I am just starting out so of course I am.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:41 AM   #3
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I still get intimidated by guys that are bigger and stronger. So I train to be bigger and stronger than them
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:42 AM   #4
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i was never intimidated because i reminded myself that those big guys didnt walk into the gym and look like that on their first day either
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slightly intimidated, but also motivated.
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The guy in the mirror intimidates me...
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Never. Even when I started out.
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Nope...a bit of first session nerves etc, that's all. Not that size really matters to me, maybe if there were lots of females in the gym that would make a difference, in terms of strength etc but unlikely.

But on the subject of intimidation, is it more awe, fascination and respect than it is intimidation?
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I was intimidated by the equipment, but not the people.
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Can't remember ever being intimidated by someone's size in my life; even as my old 125-pound-self.

Sounds like a motivating atmosphere to me!
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