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#235915 - 03/12/06 08:44 AM Re: Your true goal [Re: TimBlack]
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I honestly train for strength only. I'm comfortable enough with my body to accept that I'll never be as sculpted as I might want, but any time I've been strong the looks have come with it. For that matter, I've been letting myself go a little too much and people still assume that I work out continually.

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#235916 - 03/19/06 11:09 AM Re: Your true goal [Re: Cord]
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What motivates me to train is Bruce Lee, and to be a great martial artist. Bruce Lee had an amazing physique, yet he was really strong.

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#235917 - 03/19/06 02:31 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: Alex89]
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Anybody know his lifting records?
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#235918 - 04/11/06 02:21 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: BrianS]
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I go to the gym three times a week, I train (martial arts)with my daughters every night of the week. My goal is to get back into shape and be competitive on the tourament circut in Texas like I used to be when I was much younger.

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#235919 - 04/13/06 12:11 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: BrianS]
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#235920 - 04/13/06 01:17 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: TimBlack]
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That would be cool. I could do it now with a little bit of air brushing and shadowing effects.
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#235921 - 04/19/06 10:05 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: Dereck]
JPond Offline
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a mix... mainly for strength and flexibility... but of course i like to look good too

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#235922 - 06/12/06 10:19 AM Re: Your true goal [Re: JPond]
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Sure, I really need weight training for strength to train Jujutsu effectively. But heck, I gotta look good for the ladies.
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#235923 - 07/27/06 02:58 AM Re: Your true goal [Re: Cord]
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a very good topic, lets u see other views to this.

i train to become so strong i won't need to be. I want to be so powerful, that i wont need to worry about my safety or whether or not i can defend my family, friends and myself. It's not really a goal that i can accomplish, but it's something i strive for, because you will never know when you need it, until its too late. There's nothing worse than being strong, but not strong enough.
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#235924 - 07/31/06 01:00 PM Re: Your true goal [Re: Cord]
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i think that a strong functional body usually looks good. so i train for stregnth speed power and all that and look better because of it(i think so anyway)
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