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bodyhard
07-04-2014, 06:10 PM
in real life?

My family and I went to a water park today for the 4th. and if I saw 6 decent bodies (both in men and women) I saw a lot.

What the hell? Where are all the people who spend time in the gym, both young and old?

Everywhere I looked people looked worse and worse, fat skinny, just plain fat, cellulite like crazy, rolls in the back, bellies hanging over their shorts, man boobs, etc etc.

Honestly I saw 1 really built dude and he had to be in his late 50's and maybe 5 hot females but they were in their 20 all the older women looked like sh!t.


So I ask again, where the hell are all the people who post on bodybuilding forums, posting pics in the gym etc etc IRL?

jeffaus
07-04-2014, 06:21 PM
At the Gym.

cowboybiker
07-04-2014, 06:28 PM
At the Gym.Are you posting while sitting on the bench instead of doing sets as other people are waiting for you to PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN?

Nikonguy
07-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Maybe the water was too cold for the lean and buff crowd?

so-tex
07-04-2014, 07:44 PM
John, you need to get out more. I would say at least 80% of the people I see around here are obese.

CaptChip40
07-04-2014, 07:55 PM
50% of the people in my gym are obese.

silverlightning
07-04-2014, 10:41 PM
John I Observe The Same But Try My Best Not To.Judge; Lest You Be Judged. I've Come To Realize People Are People And Want To Do What They Want To Do.

so-tex
07-04-2014, 10:47 PM
John I Observe The Same But Try My Best Not To.Judge; Lest You Be Judged. I've Come To Realize People Are People And Want To Do What They Want To Do.
You make a very good point. I don't think bodyhard was judging, but merely observing. Obesity is a severe epidemic in some parts of this country.

frozensparky
07-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Obesity is a severe epidemic in some parts of this country.

Have you been into any schools lately? Now that's really frightening. I remember when I went to school there were very few truly obese kids. Now the overweight far outnumber the healthier kids. A whole generation of future healthcare issues is being raised.

cowboybiker
07-04-2014, 11:05 PM
http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Wtvbce9bWmY/Uan8YkPAutI/AAAAAAAAPzE/pw171zbB3PI/w800-h800/Screenshot_2.png

http://spunkyfitnessjunky.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/burger-versus-salad-meme.png

so-tex
07-04-2014, 11:05 PM
Have you been into any schools lately? Now that's really frightening. I remember when I went to school there were very few truly obese kids. Now the overweight far outnumber the healthier kids. A whole generation of future healthcare issues is being raised.

I made a similar thread about this awhile back ( mainly boys with man boobs). When I was growing up, I would guesstimate that maybe 5% of the kids were obese.

so-tex
07-04-2014, 11:33 PM
Another thing I would like to add is that we are being misled by what is healthy or not. My mom always ( and to this day) fries everything with lard. We never had margarine or low fat milk. My mom is 82 years old, and my dad died at 82 a few years ago from a fall. My dad wasn't on any medication.
My mom has been suffering from severe dementia and was put on Aricept and Namemda (sp) for the last 10 years by her specialist. She started going way down ( sleeping and not eating), until we took her to our family Dr. He took her off the medications and said " she should be better in a couple of days."
He was right!!
My wife made Chalupas for the kids and me a couple of days ago, and my daughter ( even though she isn't fat) requested that my wife make her chalupas with 'light cheese'. After baking the Chalupas at 350 degrees, the light cheese didn't [melt]. I told my daughter, if it won't melt from the heat of the oven, is no gonna melt in your stomach.
You think margarine is healthy? Take out a stick of margarine, put it outside with or without a stick or butter. The flies will [never] touch margarine.

silverlightning
07-04-2014, 11:49 PM
Hey Cowboy Bb I'm In OC let's Work Out On A Saturday Unless It's Your Rest Day.

JontheAtheist
07-05-2014, 12:16 AM
Without getting too political, lots has changed over the last 10-15 years. People spend more time chasing the almighty dollar than doing anything else for all kinds of reasons. And that means cutting corners when it comes to diet. Its time consuming to go to the grocery store and cook meals or make lunches to bring to work/school. I call it laziness but others might call it convenience to hit up Taco Bell or rely on the school to provide lunches.

When I was in school, my parents sent me to school with a brown bag. My mom always cooked meals etc. So I dunno whats going on with this generation.

Vytis
07-05-2014, 05:21 AM
Have you been into any schools lately? Now that's really frightening. I remember when I went to school there were very few truly obese kids. Now the overweight far outnumber the healthier kids. A whole generation of future healthcare issues is being raised.

This was the point that I was going to make. I had the same observations when I went to our water park. Everywhere I look there are children who are horribly obese. It is kind of sad, because this is the result of the installation of poor dietary habits and lack of exercise by there parents. It's obvious because the moms and dads are equally obese. But I bet when these parents were children they were normal, skinny kids, but as they aged, they began to eat poorly and failed to live an active lifestyle, and now they've passed this on to their children.

Nikonguy
07-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Have you been into any schools lately? Now that's really frightening. I remember when I went to school there were very few truly obese kids. Now the overweight far outnumber the healthier kids. A whole generation of future healthcare issues is being raised.

In my experience this has not been the case. Yes, we have obese students at my school but overall the ratio in my classes (approx. 150 students) is about 75% are average to athletic, 15% are slightly overweight and 10% are obese. These are adolescents.

Obviously demographics and socioeconomics may make a difference.

scullin
07-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Only the top 10% are in shape. Maybe less, but that's my best guess.

Lonegirl
07-05-2014, 07:21 AM
50% of the people in my gym are obese.
Isn't that a good reason to be in the gym? I am one of those considered obese....that's why I get my butt to the gym as often as possible! :D

mcbourque
07-05-2014, 07:47 AM
Obviously demographics and socioeconomics may make a difference.

^^^ this

All the good looking moms live in my neighborhood (NE of Seattle). Seriously, I look ok for my age but I'm embarrassed to go out in shorts or a bikini around them.

Everyone is always out jogging, cycling and heading out to yoga classes. They are all super fit and perfect looking around here. (No one lifts though)

We have only one overweight kid in the whole neighborhood and he really stands out.

frozensparky
07-05-2014, 08:01 AM
In my experience this has not been the case. Yes, we have obese students at my school but overall the ratio in my classes (approx. 150 students) is about 75% are average to athletic, 15% are slightly overweight and 10% are obese. These are adolescents.

I was probably over stating how many are obese in our schools here but it is obviously on the rise. Even in the past ten years I can see change


Obviously demographics and socioeconomics may make a difference.

For sure! This area is full of people who work a lot of OT and make a lot of money so fast food stops are a constant on the way home from a 12-14 hr day.

A 40 hr work week is almost unheard of in this area.

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 08:06 AM
Only about 4-6% of the population is datable. It is a leper colony out there.

latebloomingmom
07-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Only about 4-6% of the population is datable. It is a leper colony out there.

hahaha..C :)

ya I hate it when ya got to shake their hand and damn thing falls off ;)


in all seriousness I was sitting with kids last night and looking around
doing that sizing up thing in a nonjudgemental just taking a look at who is in my age bracket kind of way

and ummmmmm ya.. lots of folks sporting big ole bellies
but figured it was because I live in Michigan and there is a lot of that going around up here

Cass40
07-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Only about 4-6% of the population is datable. It is a leper colony out there.

Says the one with no AV. :)

latebloomingmom
07-05-2014, 08:18 AM
Another thing I would like to add is that we are being misled by what is healthy or not. My mom always ( and to this day) fries everything with lard. We never had margarine or low fat milk. My mom is 82 years old, and my dad died at 82 a few years ago from a fall. My dad wasn't on any medication.
My mom has been suffering from severe dementia and was put on Aricept and Namemda (sp) for the last 10 years by her specialist. She started going way down ( sleeping and not eating), until we took her to our family Dr. He took her off the medications and said " she should be better in a couple of days."
He was right!!
My wife made Chalupas for the kids and me a couple of days ago, and my daughter ( even though she isn't fat) requested that my wife make her chalupas with 'light cheese'. After baking the Chalupas at 350 degrees, the light cheese didn't [melt]. I told my daughter, if it won't melt from the heat of the oven, is no gonna melt in your stomach.
You think margarine is healthy? Take out a stick of margarine, put it outside with or without a stick or butter. The flies will [never] touch margarine.



oooo ya I tried that lowfat cheese once...it was like plastic...eewww

ya know I have thought this over myself a time or two
all my grandparents lived into their late eighties
my great grandparents into their nineties
why was that?
what was in their lifestyle and diet that is not in ours now

butter? no they ate that and whole milk and coffee and beef and bacon
but they did not do fast food drive thru
they did not consume soda pop
they were active people

Frnkd
07-05-2014, 08:18 AM
One stroll to Waikiki Beach and you can tell the difference between the Australians, Canadians and Americans you can tell not just by their accents, which is the most telling, but by their physique. Most look like they are in their mid 40's and older. Considering, the cost of vacationing here, I would surmise that most too have fairly decent jobs or income. Do they have time to do physical activities like going to the gym? Are they working so hard that there is no time for anything else? At least they all look happy and relaxed, a good thing. I think the consciousness of eating healthy, passing the ease of going to fast food places, and too the serving size of some family restaurants are ridiculous. I'm in Las Vegas and wow the amount of food a plate is eye opening at these places, lots of carbs and fried stuff. Its hard not to eat a portion.

AndroShock
07-05-2014, 08:25 AM
The more of them that are out there the more the people that workout standout. However, the build that comes with lifting is just a nice side effect. I take care of myself for many other reasons, but I definitely understand what is being said.

hight3chredneck
07-05-2014, 08:25 AM
My sister and I were at a car show, and we tried hard to find good looking people in shape or people that looked like they lifted.

Needless to say, we had to try pretty hard. Everyone was fat, or skinny fat, or driving an electric scooter.

If you haven't seen the movie Wall-E, you should. I think the future is a mix between that and Idiocracy.

paolo59
07-05-2014, 08:27 AM
One stroll to Waikiki Beach and you can tell the difference between the Australians, Canadians and Americans you can tell not just by their accents, which is the most telling, but by their physique. Most look like they are in their mid 40's and older. Considering, the cost of vacationing here, I would surmise that most too have fairly decent jobs or income. Do they have time to do physical activities like going to the gym? Are they working so hard that there is no time for anything else? At least they all look happy and relaxed, a good thing. I think the consciousness of eating healthy, passing the ease of going to fast food places, and too the serving size of some family restaurants are ridiculous. I'm in Las Vegas and wow the amount of food a plate is eye opening at these places, lots of carbs and fried stuff. Its hard not to eat a portion.

I guess there are lots and lots of factors involved, but your last observation has got to be one very important one. It's not just Las Vegas. You go to almost any restaurant and it is shocking just how large the portions are. Mountains of food! I can't eat my way through half of it at one sitting. It works out alright I guess, you have a complete second meal in a 'doggie bag' to take home. Two for the price of one! But a whole lot of folks finish things off all at once.

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Says the one with no AV. :)


I'm smack in the middle of the 94-96% range. :)

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 08:44 AM
In on the newest "we're better than them" thread...............

deadwoodgregg
07-05-2014, 08:56 AM
http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Wtvbce9bWmY/Uan8YkPAutI/AAAAAAAAPzE/pw171zbB3PI/w800-h800/Screenshot_2.png

http://spunkyfitnessjunky.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/burger-versus-salad-meme.pngIt does cost more to eat healthy. And that is before trying to eat organic foods which I am not willing to pay the extra for organic foods. I live in a small town and am fortunate that we have three healthy themed grocery stores.

paolo59
07-05-2014, 08:59 AM
In on the newest "we're better than them" thread...............

LOL I don't think that was the OP's intent. Certain venues just seem to open your eyes to just how many people are truly, seriously overweight. When folks are wandering around in swimwear, there's not much left unexposed. I suppose it's not really rocket science. People just eat too much! Couple that with a sedentary lifestyle, and you've got a whole lot of fat. Weight has very little to do with a person's character, who they are as individuals. It's not about being 'better than them." It's just there are so many folk struggling with some very serious weight problems.

paolo59
07-05-2014, 09:03 AM
It does cost more to eat healthy. And that is before trying to eat organic foods which I am not willing to pay the extra for organic foods. I live in a small town and am fortunate that we have three healthy themed grocery stores.

Honestly, organic or non-organic, I believe it's more the quantity than the quality. You can eat 3 tablespoons of mac and cheese, or you can eat a pound of the crap. You can eat two pieces of fried chicken, or you can eat 6!

JediRN
07-05-2014, 09:09 AM
random pet peeve.

Anything made of carbon with sp^3 hybridize orbitals is organic by virtue of definition. I wish people wouldn't abuse that word.


did I ever mention that my first career was as an Analytically Chemist.


now back to your regularly scheduled program.

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 09:10 AM
LOL I don't think that was the OP's intent. Certain venues just seem to open your eyes to just how many people are truly, seriously overweight. When folks are wandering around in swimwear, there's not much left unexposed. I suppose it's not really rocket science. People just eat too much! Couple that with a sedentary lifestyle, and you've got a whole lot of fat. Weight has very little to do with a person's character, who they are as individuals. It's not about being 'better than them." It's just there are so many folk struggling with some very serious weight problems.

Let's not be naive...


Honestly, organic or non-organic, I believe it's more the quantity than the quality. You can eat 3 tablespoons of mac and cheese, or you can eat a pound of the crap. You can eat two pieces of fried chicken, or you can eat 6!

Here you are spot on however. Timberwolf would be an example of somebody who's jacked on a very 'unclean' diet. It's about calorie usage.

But who are we to judge? Most folks think going to the gym and killing yourself is abnormal... and who is to say they aren't right? If they find more pleasure in eating than working out so be it and let them be.

bodyhard
07-05-2014, 09:13 AM
I am not saying people have to be built, or lift weights, what I don't understand is why do they allow themselves to get so much out of shape. Besides it appearing bad (I guess this part is subjective and in the eye of the beholder) but what about their health?

Now I am not saying everyone who is out of shape is unhealthy, I am more than sure there are people who are out of shape, (appearance wise) that are healthier than the people walking around looking like they ate in excellent shape, but I would have to assume (and I hate to make a premature assumption) that percentage is small no?

Anyway it was an observation not a "we are better than them" thread as OTL stated.

deadwoodgregg
07-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Honestly, organic or non-organic, I believe it's more the quantity than the quality. You can eat 3 tablespoons of mac and cheese, or you can eat a pound of the crap. You can eat two pieces of fried chicken, or you can eat 6!True, but my point was things like fresh fruits, veggies, and meats typically cost more than some unhealthy processed microwave dinner from the frozen food section.

Also, you folks from states that have year round growing seasons enjoy cheaper locally grown foods. My area gets one, maybe two, local harvests a year and then we start paying for veggies to be shipped from the year round states.

paolo59
07-05-2014, 09:31 AM
True, but my point was things like fresh fruits, veggies, and meats typically cost more than some unhealthy processed microwave dinner from the frozen food section.

Also, you folks from states that have year round growing seasons enjoy cheaper locally grown foods. My area gets one, maybe two, local harvests a year and then we start paying for veggies to be shipped from the year round states.

That's true. Fresh fruit is not cheap. The price of freakin' apples always surprises me! :( I think it's a matter of education. Or perhaps better put, just good, common sense when it comes to the supermarket. You take anyone with any gumption with 20 dollars in their hand and they can intelligently shop for groceries; a dozen eggs, 10 pounds of potatoes, some white onions, a pat or two of ground meat, even squash, celery, canned green beans on sale ~ or they can walk out the door with several processed frozen items, breakfast cereal, cardboard boxed carbs and some bologna! All for the same price!!! :(

Oceanside
07-05-2014, 09:41 AM
they say the obesity rate is higher now than it was 30 years ago...

I don't see it..

it's not like I really give two sh*ts so maybe thats why I don't take notice if it is...

I got my own concerns to think about than to worry about other people's situations !

Corbi
07-05-2014, 10:09 AM
One stroll to Waikiki Beach and you can tell the difference between the Australians, Canadians and Americans you can tell not just by their accents, which is the most telling, but by their physique.

And when I vacation in Mexico it's typically the Germans who are most out of shape. I think it's all what you want to notice and see, no different than looking for political polls...you can always find one that you agree with.



My sister and I were at a car show, and we tried hard to find good looking people in shape or people that looked like they lifted.

Needless to say, we had to try pretty hard. Everyone was fat, or skinny fat, or driving an electric scooter.

If you haven't seen the movie Wall-E, you should. I think the future is a mix between that and Idiocracy.

Wally World is the only place I see that sort of crap with all the lil electric scooters. I fail to comprehend how it is supposedly so difficult to find people in shape as well as those who simply just look good without being shredded. Was at Summerfest yesterday which is a massive music/food/beer fest and I saw a LOT of people who looked they lifeted, men and women. Were there outta shape fat pigs, of course but they didn't rule the roost.

In the end do what makes you happy since we all are going to end up dead eventually. And there are plenty of people who appear in shape and look good yet their arteries are clogged with crap, livers failing, get attacked by various cancers for no apparent reason, etc. Yet somehow the #410 guy manages to live to be 94 without ever doing a damn thing that is considered so-called healthy.

Nikonguy
07-05-2014, 10:13 AM
I got my own concerns to think about than to worry about other people's situations !

hey, Hey, HEY! Attitudes like that can turn an online forum into a desert wasteland.

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Yet somehow the #410 guy manages to live to be 94 without ever doing a damn thing that is considered so-called healthy.

The wife of one of my Dad's hired men died not too long ago in her late 80's and she weighed well over 400lbs for as long as I can remember. At least 40 years. He's still living (the hired hand) and he has weighed well into the 300's I'd say, heck I wouldn't doubt he was pushing 400 himself at one time.

Cass40
07-05-2014, 10:31 AM
I was taking care of this 94 year old lady, and she wanted those horrible packaged cinnamon rolls for breakfast. I was thinking that nooo she can't have them, they are so bad!
Then I thought, well she managed to live to 94, I'm pretty sure she knows what works for her :D

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 10:36 AM
I was taking care of this 94 year old lady, and she wanted those horrible packaged cinnamon rolls for breakfast. I was thinking that nooo she can't have them, they are so bad!
Then I thought, well she managed to live to 94, I'm pretty sure she knows what works for her :D

I have an Aunt who is in her 90's and still smokes several packs a day too. She's been a chain smoker since she was a teen. (she's also been obese for as long as I can remember) Some people are just hard to kill. ;)

mcbourque
07-05-2014, 10:49 AM
That's true. Fresh fruit is not cheap. The price of freakin' apples always surprises me! :( I think it's a matter of education. Or perhaps better put, just good, common sense when it comes to the supermarket. You take anyone with any gumption with 20 dollars in their hand and they can intelligently shop for groceries; a dozen eggs, 10 pounds of potatoes, some white onions, a pat or two of ground meat, even squash, celery, canned green beans on sale ~ or they can walk out the door with several processed frozen items, breakfast cereal, cardboard boxed carbs and some bologna! All for the same price!!! :(

That is so true! People just don't know how to cook anymore. You can easily get a lot out of a whole chicken or turkey, ham, roast or a whole salmon.

My mom lives alone now and she'll still buy a whole chicken, make soup out of the carcass and pot pie out of the leftovers. It goes a long way. Or she'll buy baskets of fresh tomatoes in the summer and make sauce out of it for rest of the year.

Most people just buy individual things if they cook. Lots of waste.

jeffaus
07-05-2014, 11:35 AM
Are you posting while sitting on the bench instead of doing sets as other people are waiting for you to PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN?No I was posting mid flight. I was going to say posting mid fart, but that just seemed rude. Very unlike something I would say

StressMonkey
07-05-2014, 12:19 PM
Yeah sometimes I'll be on here and think "I look like crap compared to these people." Then I'll be at a theme park and think "Maybe I'm not doing so bad after all." :o

beachguy498
07-05-2014, 01:11 PM
I had two jobs for over five years, sometimes 16 hour work days plus commute, and still had time to go to gym.

Everyone has an hour to spare three times a week.

This. I break my ass with all sorts of hours and I still find time for the gym. Everyone has time if they want to.

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 01:17 PM
This. I break my ass with all sorts of hours and I still find time for the gym. Everyone has time if they want to.

But if they don't want to and would rather watch tv or read in their spare time it's not our place to judge them.

Whether folks want to admit it the "I/we are better than you/them" is strong here............

paolo59
07-05-2014, 01:39 PM
But if they don't want to and would rather watch tv or read in their spare time it's not our place to judge them.

Whether folks want to admit it the "I/we are better than you/them" is strong here............

Ha! I'm not just being 'contrarian' here this afternoon brother. :) No judgment, just honest observation. It's not a matter of being 'better,' but perhaps behaving in a more 'intelligent' manner. I got home from the gym this afternoon, and in a matter of not even 20 minutes I cooked up 4 nice hamburger patties that I had thawed in the fridge. I've still got a good portion of that meat, raw, left over for something else. I had a nice patty, some Bush's baked beans that I caught on sale (2 cans for a buck fifty) some white corn tortilla chips, and several slices of sharp cheddar cheese. I kid you not, this plate of food didn't cost me $2.00! I've got 3 more meals of burger patties that I'll pop in the fridge. I don't mind leftovers. :) I could have stopped by Sonic, spent almost seven dollars, and had a burger and fries with a large drink. In today's economy, some degree of 'intelligence' is a good thing. People can do what they want to, but it is not always smart.

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 01:40 PM
Whether folks want to admit it the "I/we are better than you/them" is strong here............

I see this (I/we are better than you/them) in every "grouping" of folks I have ever run across. There is no limit to it, and it even runs in groups most would dismiss as most undesirable.

The educated do it to the uneducated (and vice versa), Chevy guys do it to Ford guys (this I understand :D), and so on and so forth.

I spent most of my life being looked down upon for being fat, so I sort of get it. I do not say the same things to, or about those folks who are now fat. I am indifferent to it/them. If they spend some, or much of their life suffering the ills of their decisions, I will let them. It is none of my business.

Jtbny
07-05-2014, 01:49 PM
I see this (I/we are better than you/them) in every "grouping" of folks I have ever run across. There is no limit to it, and it even runs in groups most would dismiss as most undesirable.

The educated do it to the uneducated (and vice versa), Chevy guys do it to Ford guys (this I understand :D), and so on and so forth.

This^^

I'd guess that most people judge others daily. The difference is the "nice" ones have a filter and do it with a smile.

I'm the same way about overweight folks as I lived many years in those shoes. I will say that I am intolerant of their excuses though.

Old-Time-Lifter
07-05-2014, 01:52 PM
Chevy guys do it to Ford guys (this I understand :D)

Ford guy here.............. consider yourself negg'ed. ;)

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Ford guy here.............. consider yourself negg'ed. ;)


I actually have two of each. :D

eomrat
07-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Without getting too political, lots has changed over the last 10-15 years. People spend more time chasing the almighty dollar than doing anything else for all kinds of reasons.

Actually, there has been a lot of research showing that people work anywhere from 15% - 20% less that they did in the 80's.

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Actually, there has been a lot of research showing that people work anywhere from 15% - 20% less that they did in the 80's.


They are chasing the dollars now by way of fraud and scam. I still work two jobs, so I am a bit of a dinosaur I suppose.

Fishman15
07-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Only about 4-6% of the population is datable. It is a leper colony out there.

Did you really think you were going to get this one by me...;)

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Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 03:12 PM
did you really think you were going to get this one by me...;)

c-a64owoyqu

:d :d


asdf

2nd_chance
07-05-2014, 04:39 PM
They are home counting out their supps for tomorrow...

Corbi
07-05-2014, 04:42 PM
The educated do it to the uneducated (and vice versa), Chevy guys do it to Ford guys (this I understand :D), and so on and so forth.



it happens on every Mustang site I am member of and it pisses me off these idiots are so narrow minded. They will go on and on about how their pile of $hit 97 Mustang with nothing more than a set of mufflers is beating the $hit out of the new C7 Vettes which is 100% bull$hit. They kick the crap out of Vipers, Lambo's etc on a daily basis...would love to live where they do so typically I don't see those driving everyday. I'm an admin on one of the sites so when the crap gets too thick I just delete the bull$hit.

latebloomingmom
07-05-2014, 04:48 PM
it happens on every Mustang site I am member of and it pisses me off these idiots are so narrow minded. They will go on and on about how their pile of $hit 97 Mustang with nothing more than a set of mufflers is beating the $hit out of the new C7 Vettes which is 100% bull$hit. They kick the crap out of Vipers, Lambo's etc on a daily basis...would love to live where they do so typically I don't see those driving everyday. I'm an admin on one of the sites so when the crap gets too thick I just delete the bull$hit.

now wouldn't that be nice to do in real life ;)

Corbi
07-05-2014, 04:55 PM
now wouldn't that be nice to do in real life ;)

I do that in real life have no problm with telling anyone to fuk and get the hell away from me. That and I will write off anyone even family members if they try and $hit on me.

doughnutgut
07-05-2014, 05:28 PM
I am not saying people have to be built, or lift weights, what I don't understand is why do they allow themselves to get so much out of shape. Besides it appearing bad (I guess this part is subjective and in the eye of the beholder) but what about their health?

Now I am not saying everyone who is out of shape is unhealthy, I am more than sure there are people who are out of shape, (appearance wise) that are healthier than the people walking around looking like they ate in excellent shape, but I would have to assume (and I hate to make a premature assumption) that percentage is small no?

Anyway it was an observation not a "we are better than them" thread as OTL stated.


I got terribly out of shape because TBH it was far far simpler than lifting something and watching what I ate. Lager and gyros are so darn cheap and I was simply living the dream.

But. I will be honest as honest can be. If I was at a waterpark. I would not look out of place with the general public. Got a pretty solid few years before I look like I lift.

*shrugs*

Brackneyc
07-05-2014, 05:35 PM
it happens on every Mustang site I am member of and it pisses me off these idiots are so narrow minded. They will go on and on about how their pile of $hit 97 Mustang with nothing more than a set of mufflers is beating the $hit out of the new C7 Vettes which is 100% bull$hit. They kick the crap out of Vipers, Lambo's etc on a daily basis...would love to live where they do so typically I don't see those driving everyday. I'm an admin on one of the sites so when the crap gets too thick I just delete the bull$hit.


I just gave my Vette one of the two washings it gets per year. I think I gained 10hp. :D

Fishman15
07-05-2014, 09:48 PM
now wouldn't that be nice to do in real life ;)


I'll even take it a step further lbm. I've often thought of having a remote for da wifey...yep, I just said that. Imagine having control of on/off, volume, and channel/sandwich selector. The perfect wife...:D:D:D

latebloomingmom
07-06-2014, 11:59 AM
I'll even take it a step further lbm. I've often thought of having a remote for da wifey...yep, I just said that. Imagine having control of on/off, volume, and channel/sandwich selector. The perfect wife...:D:D:D
woooowoooo big talker...tell ya what
why dont ya tell the wifey to log on here
she and I could have a little talkie
make life interesting for everybody ;)

Guinea-pig
07-06-2014, 12:47 PM
They are out giving our sport a bad name.:)

x-trainer ben
07-07-2014, 08:49 AM
The internet gives folks a false sense of reality in that we are 8.5 million( bb.com) here in a country of 330 million and a world of billions.( international site). BB is a niche sport so the odds of seeing a member from this site yet alone a lifter is pretty slim if you ask me. It is like looking at Iron Charles's thread and seeing flat azzes and saying where are the nice butts?

tobymax123
07-07-2014, 09:52 AM
I'm a bit late to the thread, but a couple of observations:

I was recently in Paris for 10 days, and the people there are not only not fat, but they are downright thin. And tall. Taller than the average American. And they eat what we would consider unhealthy food. Croissants with jelly and coffee with cream & sugar for breakfast, fries with many meals, creamy sauces, ice cream, etc. And they sit around at bistros in the evenings drinking. They just walk A LOT. The only overweight people we saw were American tourists or elderly people. I guess as they age and can't walk around all day, they start gaining weight.

Also... I live in a suburban area built up in the 40's through the 60's, where there are sidewalks along the streets and lots of small-ish elementary schools in the neighborhoods, where the kids still walk or ride bikes to school. It's an area that is newly popular with young couples and families. The houses are small by today's standards, and I think that makes a difference. I think the kids are more likely to get outside to play with their friends when they live in tight quarters and don't have a media room and a play room in their McMansion. My point is, in this part of the city the average kid is not overweight or obese. When I go to the public pool in this part of town, I'm pleasantly surprised to see very few obese kids, or adults for that matter. I've been to pools in the newer suburbs where the houses are oversized, the schools are oversized and far from most homes (and don't even have sidewalks leading to them), and the families are wealthier. There are a lot of overweight kids in those areas. The adults on the other hand tend to either be overweight and flabby, or have gym-toned bodies. Nothing in between.

Bando
07-07-2014, 02:53 PM
In the end do what makes you happy since we all are going to end up dead eventually.

But i want to leave a built corpse.


Yeah sometimes I'll be on here and think "I look like crap compared to these people." Then I'll be at a theme park and think "Maybe I'm not doing so bad after all." :o

Same here. I was at a beach yesterday and I feel like I look terrible with my spotty training and diet, but compared to some of those people...

Fishman15
07-07-2014, 03:02 PM
woooowoooo big talker...tell ya what
why dont ya tell the wifey to log on here
she and I could have a little talkie
make life interesting for everybody ;)


wwwwwwait a minute...wwwwwwwhy wwwwwwwwwould I do that? :o :D

danap3681
07-07-2014, 03:28 PM
An observation from me not judging at all...


We spend a ton of time on the river during the summers. What is really surprising to me is a large percentage of the teen girls and actually ones in their early 20's have big bellies. The guys are in much better shape. Now once you get to the over 30's it seems alot of the men AND women are out of shape. That is people I see just on the river or that are people we actually know.

Phattso
07-07-2014, 04:14 PM
This may not be universal, but I have noticed that some people are just not motivated to workout or even walk for health because they are not happy about their job or working out may be a luxury that they cannot afford. Sure, there are multitudes of people with great jobs who are obese, but where I am, most of the people in the gym have good jobs. Not being judgmental. Just the way it is.

On the other hand, there are many people who would rather spend their time doing other things and are perfectly happy with their lives. Nothing wrong with that.

Brackneyc
07-07-2014, 04:21 PM
This may not be universal, but I have noticed that some people are just not motivated to workout or even walk for health because they are not happy about their job or working out may be a luxury that they cannot afford. Sure, there are multitudes of people with great jobs who are obese, but where I am, most of the people in the gym have good jobs. Not being judgmental. Just the way it is.

On the other hand, there are many people who would rather spend their time doing other things and are perfectly happy with their lives. Nothing wrong with that.

They don't work and AND they are happy? Does not compute. :D

x-trainer ben
07-09-2014, 04:59 PM
I saw what bh saw this past monday night at the orioles vs nats baseball game. Huge people all over stuffing faces and shuffling along.