Tips for getting and staying motivated over the long-term, motivational pics and quotes, and more!
It's been posted before, but it's a nice addition to this new section.
What songs do you listen to when you work out?
Whats your playlist that keeps you motivated and the blood flowing?
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...
"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...
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
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.
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...
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. ;)
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Started working out in November this year, went from 127 to 143 pounds
I know still pretty skinny, I used to have decent abs. At least I had that going for me
Now my abs are disappearing as the summer is coming and I'm bulking up.
I'm probably way to skinny to cut already, but now I feel...
6"5 248lbs been lifting for 3 1/2 months just measured my biceps and there 15 inches is that decent? They still have alot more work to go to be very defined and all but I'm kinda happy with the progress.
What's up everyone.
Names Nate, just turned 25 yesterday and well...I'm kind of hitting a slump. I'm 6 foot, 260lb (well proportionate). I just don't have anyone who is actually achieving or working on goals in my life. I never really have had that, so I've developed a non-energetic type life...
What are some good rap and hip hop songs and other genres as well but mostly rap. I usually listen to eminem or something. Leave suggestions please.
I would like to get my wife exercising more. She is on a diet plan and she works 8 hours a day and says she has no time and when she comes home she wants to rest. I tried cooking for her so she doesn't have to do that and she complains all the time how she is getting fat but does not do anything...
So I'm a small guy and I'm in the gym cuz I want to get bigger, which is all cool. I do my homework, I know good form, I follow a good program, I follow guys like Michael Kory and Omar Isuf for motivation, I eat alot, and my noob gains are going fine.
However I occasionally get depressive...
I am 5'9", 157 lbs guy. I have been training for over two months now. I do spinning 3-4 times a week and weights 3 times a day( mondays, wednesdays and fridays). Recently added kick boxing too to my schedule.
My diet is as follows:
1.) 8 A.M :- 50g oats, 4 full eggs, 1 banana, 25 g whey...
Any good nutrion tips to help reduce that lower back fat/love handles? I've cut my body fat percentage and looking a lot leaner but the lower back progress has been slooooooow.
Howdy all! My name is Gerson Cedillos, and I live and work in Phoenix, AZ. Long story short, I have a blog called grindingitout.net, which is about my experience starting and selling my first business. I have a fitness section called Gerson's Natural Bodybuilding Journal, where I document my...
Hey Guys/ Girls!
Myself and my sister have just started fitness Vlogging! If your struggling for a bit of motivation then have a watch, it may help! Well we hope it does :)
A video link is here
or search TeamRICHEY into youtube :)
I used to have a false perception of what is natty or not like only Arnold types physiques and closer sizes were not natty, and those still big, but under Arnold can be reached with training, nutrition, genetics time... (ten years +)
But it turns out people even question Mike Chang's...
Hey guys. Jerry here. As the topic says, I was born anorexic. I've tried to do many things just to fight it and feel more confident in myself. I even managed to join the Army at 17, underweight, to try and gain some pounds while serving. I probably ended up losing even more due to the rigorous...
Hey everybody! So its like this. I have been working out at home for about 3 years now 3-4 days a week. I recently got a gym membership because I feel like I have reached the limit of what I can do at home. The problem I'm having is the extreme feelings of anxiety at the gym. I am normally a very...
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Let Olympian Labs Healthy Living Coach Jeremy Scott coach you up on how to see real results in the gym and in life.
Hey what's going on guys! First I would like to thank you for taking the time to click and read this post. Currently I am in the process of turning my dreams into a reality. First I have taken the steps to losing the weight I have had all my life. My heaviest was 290lb and currently I am 262lb. It...
I know you have read topics from new guys like this before asking for some motivation to get into shape, i know this because for about a year i have been a lurker trying to motivate myself from the words and topics on here from others. In the past 3 years i have twice been a member of a gym, twice...
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...
Here is my 3 year transformation, a bit of a roller coaster in terms of learning to bulk and cut. I have a LOT of work to do to reach my ultimate goals. I'm learning and earning at the moment.
Enjoy. No negative comments.
I have so much trouble waking up early. Back in highschool i've skipped many classes due to sleeping in, in my job i have various warnings and one more time and i'm fired. And obviously gym as well, i cannot seem to wake up early what so ever, i absolutely love going to the gym, i do not miss a...
I'm still a relatively young adult, just recently turned 21 in fact. I would have what people would deem an okay physique in terms of aesthetic look, strength is getting up there as well.
However, I've been diagnosed with OCD, this particular is called 'muscle dysmorphia'.
Just dropping a lil story about myself here. When I was 17 y.o I started lifting. I lifted for 6/7 months. I'm an ecto whose starting weight was 129lbs @ 11% bf (Well, this is what the calculator showed :P). I stopped lifting NOT because of laziness of anything like that. I had a...
My other half and i have been filming our entire prep and we have put out a few videos this is the latest!
Any feedback is welcomed! I hope you like our new channel!
How do you guys stay motivated with your diet?
I'm very restricted in time due to work so I don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen nor shopping for a wide variety of foods. I tend to eat a lot of baked fish (salmon or tilapia) and just steamed vegetables, or for breakfast I'll tend to...
we all know it's alot harder for us natural bodybuilders to make progress. we all hit plateus eventualy. we have to work extra hard to get past plateaus . we have to pay extra attention to how we go about things. my question is what is your mind set ? like i said we all will hit a wall sooner or...
I've subscribed to the gym last year in may and my progress is really ****.
SQ: 62 kg
I'm struggling with sleeping 8 hours a day and eating as much as 3000kcals. Combine that with unfortunate genetics and a general lack of discipline and it's really hard to stay...
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