09-14-2003, 10:51 PM #1
What is your source of inspiration?
I was looking to get some thoughts on what gives you your inspiration to keep on pushing yourself day after day in the gym. Below is a little list of mine.
1)The way I look in the mirror
3)All the bodybuilding magazines............(Keep em next to the throne)
4)Talking to all the big guys in the gym
5)My family and friends
09-14-2003, 11:05 PM #2Originally Posted by mass junkie
1) Def. the way I look in the mirror
2) Always wanting to lift more and break records
3) Personal Goals
4) AR of course
5) Friends and Father
6) Performance in life / mental focus
7) My Major
8) Changing other peoples lifes by developing my habits
10) Wanting to become the best I can be mentally and physically
09-14-2003, 11:13 PM #3
1. Seeing anybody thats bigger than me.
2. Seeing anybody stronger than me.
3. Seeing that ripped bastard that never touched a weight in his life!
4. Hearing that person that says, you can't....
5. Looking into a mirror.
6. Addiction to lift
7. People thinking I'm crazy
8. The feeling of accomplishment
09-15-2003, 12:21 AM #4Originally Posted by mass junkie
-- clocky baby
09-15-2003, 01:00 AM #5
I'm inspired by others who do things to better themselves (body...).
09-15-2003, 01:30 AM #6LORDBLiTZ Guest
09-15-2003, 01:32 AM #7
09-15-2003, 02:49 AM #8
I have to go with Women. That does a lot for me. And hearing, "You So Sessy RoNNy!"
09-15-2003, 02:51 AM #9
Actually, the more I think about it, the more I see that this world revolves around getting into a woman's pants. It really does when you think about it in depth...or atleast sexual gratification in any way, means or style.
09-15-2003, 03:55 PM #10
It's a form of body modification, like tattoos and piercings. I'd like to see just how far I can push my stats, so my tape measure is my motivation right now.
09-15-2003, 05:01 PM #11
hehe you know im your inspiration Talon I just get my mind set when I get up in the morning. I also still feed off that "you cant do it.." I heard a couple years back... hehe Revenge
09-15-2003, 05:12 PM #12
1 - The biotch's picture i cut out of a Maxim magazine a few months back.........she must have one of the tightest, sickest bodies, i've ever seen................taped it on my wall.....right next to my bed.......the moviatation it gives me is unreal.........
2 - seeing the girls that look better then i do
3 - the progress i've msde in the past year
4 - the compliments.....and even the criticism
5 - simplity learning the truth worth of hard work and true dedication
6 - My Mom
Last edited by Danielle; 09-15-2003 at 05:24 PM.
09-15-2003, 05:18 PM #13
having 350 hovered over your chest is inspiration enough for me to get the shit going. leg pressing 900 lbs and not wanting shit your pants is another inspiration of mine. OH!! and one more sitting in de squat rack with 315 lbs, dropping down below parallel and pushing the weight back up before you split your corn hole.
09-15-2003, 05:45 PM #14Originally Posted by Danielle
Last edited by talon; 09-15-2003 at 05:52 PM.
09-15-2003, 05:49 PM #15
Ill second that Talon... atleast it gives us something to post about hehe
09-15-2003, 06:33 PM #16
09-16-2003, 01:31 PM #17
1. the perpetual desire to get bigger
2. setting goals, meeting the goals, and setting new goals
3. my little girl ( she's gonna have a massive dad)
4. outlifting the younger guys at the gym
09-16-2003, 02:07 PM #18
1. The mirror
2. How I feel and look when I have a huge pump in the gym.
3. The feeling of beeing better then everyone else that doesnt workout.
09-16-2003, 02:09 PM #19
I've a picture of myself when I was 268lbs hanging at my desk. Just looking over at that is what drives me back to the gym twice a day.
09-16-2003, 02:14 PM #20Respected Member
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My motivation is my progress, my discipline is my motivation.
My inspiration would have to be
My workout partner
And most importantly, the daily rememberance of how depressed, run down, and worthless I felt before I found bodybuilding. It is the single greatest change in my life to this date
09-16-2003, 02:22 PM #21Originally Posted by Juggernaut2148
you guy all help out alot pushy bunch of basterds arent ya
09-16-2003, 03:32 PM #22
Read my sig....I know NO SOURCES!
Seriously, I'd have to say that going to the gym is like going to church it's a place where I dictate and I run! I expect the ultimate perfection and ultimate destruction of my physique to build up to be bigger/stronger! I struggle by being a hardgainer lean and long, I will not accept that that is all I can be and GD I'm going to what ever it takes to achieve a physique that is stop the trafic solid!
My ultimate critique will always say that I am never even close to where I need to be and I will never accept ordinary or "platue" in my lifestyle...
It's not just lifting or being in shape it's more than that...as my wife says an unhealthy obsession maybe, but it is MY GAME! and I want to be THE GAME..(Sorry HHH didn't mean to steal your lines)
09-17-2003, 10:39 AM #23
1. My two kids, letting them see the dedication I have in life and my body.
2. My wife, her hands and other parts rubbing all of my body every night.
4. Non-believes, proving them wrong and the great feeling of conquering their weak ass.
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