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Forum: Motivation

Tips for getting and staying motivated over the long-term, motivational pics and quotes, and more!

Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Quotes

"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes...

BuryWhite‎, 05-20-2009 03:03 PM
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Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational "Music" to get you going and keep you going!

Question: What songs do you listen to when you work out? Whats your playlist that keeps you motivated and the blood flowing? pre-workout? running? lifting?

Mr.Superman‎, 05-21-2009 10:38 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Wallpapers

Hi. I thought I'd start a thread with wallpapers that I made. I got inspiration from Strength_77's post in his motivation thread, so I used his writing to make a wallpaper with. Pics are hard to find on the net, so if anyone has any good, hi-res pics, and would like me to Photoshop them into...

RekaW‎, 05-20-2009 02:50 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Daily Motivator's

I used to post the Daily Motivator in my journal,and had a lot of positive feedback on them. So i have decided to continue that, in a thread all its own. I hope they help encourage the people that take the time to read them. I know, personally, that i have read several of them and they pertained...

TheLBM‎, 03-19-2009 07:35 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Videos

It's been posted before, but it's a nice addition to this new section. dF7uYHqfRec

PartyRaiser‎, 05-18-2009 01:34 PM
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Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: 10 reasons to never give in.

I originally wrote and posted this in the Losing Fat section of the forum but I thought I'd post it here too, as it did good there I figured it might help a few people out here too. I thought this would be good to write out, and hopefully contribute to if you can think of others. Everyone,...

Manditude‎, 07-12-2009 09:04 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Official PR Smashing Thread!***

Welcome to the official pr smashing thread! You hit that 4 plate deadlift? Ran a 5 minute mile? Did a full pullup without assistance? Then let all us fitness enthusiasts know!! Personally i love seeing people smash their personal records, it motivates me and shows progress in the gym ...

TheProgressiveOne‎, 02-04-2011 05:19 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Threads or Posts

I thought I would add a thread where people can link to motivational threads they love around the other area's of the boards.... So - to start: Everyday Inspiration ^ A bunch of video's to put you back on the ground when you are feeling down and sorry for yourself. ;)

Emma-Leigh‎, 05-18-2009 04:00 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Unhappy Motivation needed - Is my Bench Press strength worthy of being okay?

I am 25, have been training 8 Months and gone from benching 110 pounds to 286 pounds. I currently weigh roughly 180 pounds @ 14% body fat. I actually achieved this 286 pound lift whilst I am on my cutting cycle (which I did not expect!) My diet is in check, consuming 1695 calories a day, with High...

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Back to the gym after 5 month layoff...muscle memory??

Day 0 (July 29, 2012) – Weight: 182lbs Tomorrow I am heading back in to the gym after an almost five month layoff from the gym due a sudden break up that resulted me losing my fiancé, being laid off just prior to the break up and as well as my gym closing down for good all in the same...

thagkib‎, 07-29-2012 09:50 AM
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Extrinsic or Intrinsic Motivation? Which One Is Better?

What are you finding to be your greatest motivation to meet your fitness or personal goals?

juradoj2‎, Today 05:48 AM
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Smile Just a little motivation for everyone. Sorry for the long post!

So I've been a lurker on this forum for many years. Ive picked up some good habits and some bad ones but I have learned a lot and have been motivated above and beyond by some of the transformations and motivation posts I have seen. I would like to share my story in hopes that one day it will also...

mamccarson84‎, Today 05:23 AM
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Physique database

Not sure if this is the right location for this forum, but it is motivation for me. I am looking for a database or maybe like a computer generated program that might be on the web. Does anything like this exist? I have looked for some time now, but im not sure if I am using the right query. Im...

bcoron86‎, Today 03:58 AM
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Today is one of those challenging days

A beast workout yesterday, that killed me. A bad night of sleep. A bad morning at work. No energy. No strength. Only will. Just will. In three hours I'll be at the gym and I'll do what I must do. And I don't know if I'll enjoy it, but I'll move more than last time even if it's only by one...

Thanshin‎, 03-24-2015 07:23 AM
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Question Can we talk Water Weight?

Yeah, water weight...great motivator AND demotivator. :o I just recently realized I was fat, got weighed in at the Dr's and about had a fit right there and then, so I got my head in the game and am in it to win it! The first week I didn't weigh myself at all (didnt have a scale hahah) and...

Kerosive‎, 03-23-2015 01:04 AM
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Unhappy In a slump.Please help!

So late last year I made losing weight one of my New Years Resolutions,and so far I've done pretty well.In a little over two and a half months I've managed to lose 25 lbs,a fourth of the goal I set for myself and the most I've ever lost during any attempt I've made to get healthy.The problem is...

fatassintx‎, 03-20-2015 02:36 AM
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Anger

Idk if it's just me but I can't find any research done on the topic but my girlfriend noticed a couple weeks ago that if I don't go to the gym I tend to be irritable and angry, is this a common thing and she said it could be a chemicals balance being thrown off when I don't go any suggestions?

rknight233‎, 03-24-2015 03:19 PM
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I lost Motivation :(

Hey guys so i use to run and eat healthy but i lost motivation and i dont know what to do. I read the stickys but there not helping, ANYONE :(?

Chrisxxx2012‎, 03-25-2015 02:31 AM
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I need an advice or personal experience :(

I started the gym 2 years ago. At first it was very nice. I ate wathever i want and I got results. Now my all day is just bodybuilding that I love it but I think that I should get more because of my hard work. My Diet is very strict I have not enjoyed the food for a long time. I cannot party or...

felipefengdiaz‎, 03-24-2015 10:45 PM
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Anxiety is ruining my life and my body

Hello all, I've been suffering major anxiety for a long time now. 2plus years roughly. I don't know how to beat it anymore. I just started taking a med called effexor about 10 days ago. My theoropist says it's going to take 2 to 4 weeks to feel anything, but I know I can't rely on it. The fact is,...

Kerrazy‎, 02-27-2015 05:14 PM
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100KG weighted dip

I have always considered myself to be strong, butnot in the best of shape. I weigh 17 stone and can push out 28 dips, I consider that pretty good. But... A friend of mine has strength trained for years, he only weighs 70kg but the strength training has paid off. He now does a dip with 100kg...

davidm20‎, 03-24-2015 09:11 AM
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$200K 12-Week Challenge Q&A w/The MuscleProf - Dr. Jacob Wilson

For those who don't know me, my name is Dr. Jacob Wilson, Ph.D., CSCS*D. I am a professor and director of the skeletal muscle and sports nutrition laboratory in the department of health sciences and human performance at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. I've published over 100...

DrJacobWilson‎, 01-15-2015 09:08 AM
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Unhappy When you lift and your weight increases, how do you keep from getting discouraged?

I know that men like to see the scale go up when they are building muscle, but for women (at least for me) it's a harder thing to handle. I am 5 feet tall and always have been around 106-109 lbs (depending on the time of day and year). I didn't look exceptionally skinny and was actually very curvy....

LittleLifter88‎, 03-25-2015 11:01 AM
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Depression Support Thread

This may sound like nothing compared to an eating disorder to some people but there are a lot of people that really get held back from this. I know that probably the biggest thing that holds me back is depression. Whether you've been diagnosed with it or you just know you have it here's the place...

OxbowSky‎, 12-04-2010 05:35 PM
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Free fitness Ebook..

Hey everyone i am a personal trainer and i just wrote a free ebook "The Fitness Temples Family Fitness Challenge" for all you families out there to start exercising together, its simple and done in your home while watching TV send me a PM requesting the book if your interested or know of a family...

FitnessTemple‎, 03-26-2015 04:47 AM
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Gym strength vs real life strength

There's an endless amount of ways to think of exercising. Sometimes people create exercises that can really isolate certain body parts to maximize strength. My little brother can bench press more then me, but I can chest press more then him. Dead lifting and squat we are about even. Yet whenever he...

Buildfor1self‎, 03-13-2015 02:08 PM
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25 male, 100 pounds lost - 100 more to go. No progress, at a loss.

So, I joined this site today because I've hit this plateau and I can't for the life of me get past it. I weighed close to 400 pounds a little over a year ago. For awhile, I was in the "I don't care about my weight, this is just how I was built" camp but evnetually, when I could actually feel my...

AskTheGuide‎, 03-24-2015 05:58 AM
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Quads aesthetics

I was an ex-footballer (that's soccer for all you yanks) in my previous years. I recently started bb (stats are wrong can't be bothered to update) and made some gains. I had pretty developed quads before and after squatting and stuff for a few months they stand out as the most developed part of my...

somedude35‎, 06-03-2011 12:57 AM
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Question Is it possible to get that MF mag body without illegal substances?

I'm 29, started gitting the gym, changed my diet and am seeing some great resukts in my first month. I'm just wondering if there's any chance in hell I'll come out looking like one of these 6pack having MF models without adding any questionable substances?

sleepwarrior‎, 03-20-2015 06:28 PM
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Work on a farm and want to lift.

So I am currently working on a farm about 45 hours a week 6 days a week and I would like to start lifting weights. I use to lift a lot in high school and at one point at 155 lbs was maxing out 230 on the bench press while working on the same family farm a few hours every night. I would really like...

Joepachi‎, 03-23-2015 11:25 AM
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Gym posters

Hi! I am a Stockholm-based designer with a keen interest in weight lifting. After having spent some time at the gym and fitness related websites I've noticed that decorations such as posters, product packaging, and clothing are frankly - tasteless. But maybe thats just me. I would like to...

EdvinP‎, 03-22-2015 03:19 PM
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