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    I imagine those "BIG" guys at the gym have a consistent eating and training routine. Training 'on and off' is never going to get you there.

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    agree with kruger but I'm not sure what's so hopeless about that pic. Keep at it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by needspractice View Post
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    But do you think it is even possible with this FRAME?
    Everything is possible with any frame, given that you eat and train properly. When you have those two things tightened down, we can begin to explore the option of adding in compounds. Judging by your other threads, you're just wanting us to tell you to take gear and it will all be ok. Unfortunately that isnt how it works on these forums.

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    Would you give up if you looked like this?


    Is it over for me? Should I give up? My profile Picture Inside!-image-1292434294.jpg
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    ^^ I refuse to answer that.
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    You have a decent base if you ask me. Do as suggested, dial in diet and training program and STICK TO IT!! Thats the key. PIck a goal, gain/cut, research, get a solid and approved diet/training regimen and stick to it. You will reach your goals if realistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by needspractice View Post
    @krugerr

    But do you think it is even possible with this FRAME?
    Defeatist attitude bro...If this is something you really want so badly, you will put in the necessary effort to achieve it. Dial in your diet & training, and stop taking time off, and you will make the progress you desire. Haphazardly going after these goals is not going to get you there. Do you think these guys in the gym that you envy were able to achieve their physiques by training on & off and eating poorly? Often times I'll hear people in your position, point out people who attain an incredible physique with little effort and a mediocre diet, and say "so and so lifts a couple days a week and eats like shit, but looks amazing." Ok, I concede these people exist, and it is probably very nice to be blessed with such amazing genetics that it takes very little effort. However, THAT IS NOT YOU!!! It's not me either, the difference is that I accept that, and realize that to look the way I want to, it takes considerably more work, dedication, and effort, than someone whom it comes 'natural' to. This may seem unfair to you, but its not, we all have things in which we excel, and that others are probably envious of us for. The key I believe here, is stop constantly comparing yourself to someone else in a negative way, but rather to use those people as inspiration to put in the necessary work to make it happen.

    Throughout college, I was able to maintain straight A's with little or no effort, and rarely anything resembling 'studying hard.' I'm sure there are people who wish they could do that as well. My point rather, is that we all have something about us which makes us unique in our own right, but to attain certain things, we must put in more work then others. You ought to be happy that you are not genetically inclined towards obesity, or some other shortcoming. Chin up dude.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by thegodfather

    defeatist attitude bro...if this is something you really want so badly, you will put in the necessary effort to achieve it. Dial in your diet & training, and stop taking time off, and you will make the progress you desire. Haphazardly going after these goals is not going to get you there. Do you think these guys in the gym that you envy were able to achieve their physiques by training on & off and eating poorly? Often times i'll hear people in your position, point out people who attain an incredible physique with little effort and a mediocre diet, and say "so and so lifts a couple days a week and eats like shit, but looks amazing." ok, i concede these people exist, and it is probably very nice to be blessed with such amazing genetics that it takes very little effort. However, that is not you!!! It's not me either, the difference is that i accept that, and realize that to look the way i want to, it takes considerably more work, dedication, and effort, than someone whom it comes 'natural' to. This may seem unfair to you, but its not, we all have things in which we excel, and that others are probably envious of us for. The key i believe here, is stop constantly comparing yourself to someone else in a negative way, but rather to use those people as inspiration to put in the necessary work to make it happen.

    Throughout college, i was able to maintain straight a's with little or no effort, and rarely anything resembling 'studying hard.' i'm sure there are people who wish they could do that as well. My point rather, is that we all have something about us which makes us unique in our own right, but to attain certain things, we must put in more work then others. You ought to be happy that you are not genetically inclined towards obesity, or some other shortcoming. Chin up dude.....
    ^^^^^^^this!!!

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    getting "big" is no easy thing! Eating enough plus training "balls to the wall" is what is going to get you there. Discipline, consistency, and drive are three things that are needed to achieve anything close to being "big" plus an edge

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    [QUOTE=thegodfather;6588954]Defeatist attitude bro...

    100 percent agree! Dude it is amazing how we all can at times become our own worst enemy! Don't let yourself fall into that trap. And for fvcks sakes stay away from negative friends as well. Stay positive and stay focused. Keep your eyes on the prize my friend and you will succeed!

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    OP you have a perfect frame. I can show you photos way worse than you are now and I learnt to eat right and the magic happened. My training was always spot on though.

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    Bro don't give up just talk to the guys in the diet section.They will hook you up.But never give up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegodfather View Post
    Defeatist attitude bro...If this is something you really want so badly, you will put in the necessary effort to achieve it. Dial in your diet & training, and stop taking time off, and you will make the progress you desire. Haphazardly going after these goals is not going to get you there. Do you think these guys in the gym that you envy were able to achieve their physiques by training on & off and eating poorly? Often times I'll hear people in your position, point out people who attain an incredible physique with little effort and a mediocre diet, and say "so and so lifts a couple days a week and eats like shit, but looks amazing." Ok, I concede these people exist, and it is probably very nice to be blessed with such amazing genetics that it takes very little effort. However, THAT IS NOT YOU!!! It's not me either, the difference is that I accept that, and realize that to look the way I want to, it takes considerably more work, dedication, and effort, than someone whom it comes 'natural' to. This may seem unfair to you, but its not, we all have things in which we excel, and that others are probably envious of us for. The key I believe here, is stop constantly comparing yourself to someone else in a negative way, but rather to use those people as inspiration to put in the necessary work to make it happen.

    Throughout college, I was able to maintain straight A's with little or no effort, and rarely anything resembling 'studying hard.' I'm sure there are people who wish they could do that as well. My point rather, is that we all have something about us which makes us unique in our own right, but to attain certain things, we must put in more work then others. You ought to be happy that you are not genetically inclined towards obesity, or some other shortcoming. Chin up dude.....
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    Don't give up mate, you'll regret it for life. There's a pro that trains at my gym and instead of feeling intimidated by him I approached him and said g'day and we are becoming mates. I also have the mindset that if I see a 'big' guy then I have to be bigger so that drives me to put that extra effort in training and pushing past my limits

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    Quote Originally Posted by needspractice View Post
    Hey Everyone,

    I am 32; 200 LBs; and just coming off of some supplements. I have been working out hard off and on for a few years and I just keep getting pissed. I want to look like the big guys at the GYM and I never get close. Guys I just think is my Genetics. I do not think I have it in me to be as BIG as those guys in the gym. I am about to throw in the towel once again.

    Wouldn’t you agree based on the picture? Hopeless right?

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    your just being a girl! this sport does not happen over night. it takes years to build solid muscle. yes some guys have a heard start but everyone has to follow a plan to get maximum results.
    you do have a solid base but you are not cut or big which means you do not have a diet imo.. you have decent wings so that shows you have been to the gym.
    giving up is not in my vocabulary and I think many on here will agree. I have been chasing a certain size for 12 years and I am still not there
    I got in a motor bike accident at 18 and lost half my body weight and was in a wheel chair for 1 year.
    I fractured skull being stupid at 22 and was in a coma for 3 weeks and lost pretty much everything I gained yet again.
    pacemaker put in at 24 and redone cause it broke at 27. both times I could lift my left arm for a freaking year. so yes it sucks but I am still able to lift and still able to put in the time and god willing I will make my goal one day if I can stay healthy. my goal is not unrealistic either.

    suck it up and keep training and eating.

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    ^^^Awesome, gearbox!
    Now, quit crying, np.

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    With that attitude you've already lost. It's a long ardous process, not for the weak willed or weak minded. If you put in the effort and don't cheat yourself you'll get there. You may never be Ronnie, but that's just because you're white.
    It's always a pursuit of perfection. How bad do you really want it?

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    Honestly man, you're better off than a good portion of men your age. If you're unhappy with it you're the only one that can change it. Press on!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Back In Black
    Would you give up if you looked like this?

    <img src="http://forums.steroid.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=140701"/>
    I know this person. He's a really nice fella. Helps a lot of ppl in the nutritional forum and looks amazing now

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    Aren't u the one who's been cycling pro hormones?

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    Let me chime in here, y not.


    There is no "magic" to the big strong guys you see at the gym or wherever else. Genetics do play a role, but not how you think.

    In your case, you seem like a solid framed dude who just wants to get big. < well, the get big part is not gonna happen - unless - > training+food+sauce(time). Very simple equation, you take out any of the 4, you will be what you are.


    It's just life, you get what you put in. But, it sure does come easier to some than others. Focus on that & you will have even less.

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    Ah say who cares about the guys got it easy. Easy come easy go haha. Just go at it like a goddamn jack hammer. Don't pick away at it. Grab ur weights like ur life depends on it. Eat your meals like u ain't gunna get another. And you keep at it. Don't think if days or weeks or months or years. U just keep going. U go n go n go. U don't think I'll calm down in 6 months. Or a year. That ain't in the game plan. You do this like its your life.

    In one year. Take another picture.

    Boom.

    Where'd all the "big guys go"... they gave up. Most do.

    You....


    Don't......

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    Confidence, dedication and education you can do ANYTHING!

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