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Old 02-24-2011, 11:36 AM   #21
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Abs?? Amazing, well maybe not really. I hate abs work.
Do women asking workout questions have the same abs obsession?
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:38 AM   #22
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one of my favorite excuses recently now that i've been asked quite frequently about personal training some women is............

"do i need to use the free weights.........i don't want to get huge muscles or anything."

then i facepalm!
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:39 AM   #23
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Do women asking workout questions have the same abs obsession?
Yes, but in a different way, they want to get rid of the fat/flab, but there usually isn't any noticeable fat there when you see their pictures. It's more a must have flat stomach...which you'd only achieve by removing their intestines and they still wouldn't be content.
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:39 AM   #24
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I'm not doing deadlifts....they'll hurt my back! LOL
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"My legs are already pretty big..."
I would say, "I know you're lying because to have big legs, 'thou must squateth.' It's in the bodybuilding bible under 'Get a Clue'."
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one of my favorite excuses recently now that i've been asked quite frequently about personal training some women is............

"do i need to use the free weights.........i don't want to get huge muscles or anything."

then i facepalm!
My wife works with a woman who believes my wife will turn into Arnold at any moment.
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Yes, but in a different way, they want to get rid of the fat/flab, but there usually isn't any noticeable fat there when you see their pictures. It's more a must have flat stomach...which you'd only achieve by removing their intestines and they still wouldn't be content.
^ That gave me a good laugh.
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I would say, "I know you're lying because to have big legs, 'thou must squateth.' It's in the bodybuilding bible under 'Get a Clue'."
Well the major challenge is that they don't have the same goals as a bodybuilder. Most of them just want a six pack and big arms.

I have to step back and not push them to squat. Can't fit a square peg into a round hole...
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Well the major challenge is that they don't have the same goals as a bodybuilder. Most of them just want a six pack and big arms.

I have to step back and not push them to squat. Can't fit a square peg into a round hole...
Sad thing is, I have neither. My arms are 15.5 at best and my chest (measured around my shoulders) is only 48. I wish that they would understand that a great way to reach their goals is to train their whole body
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I don't want to get huge I just want to tone up. Hows this routine look

chest/tris
back/bis
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I don't do legs because I run in soccor practice
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