I was previously 285 lbs, lost weight down to 185, loved the way I looked, had abs for the first time, looked great, then football season came around, coaches bitched at me for losing weight and I'm back up to 258 lbs...I'm really unhappy with my body and life style and want to change but when i think about quitting football I get nervous that I may lose a chance I'll never have again.
Thread: Should I quit football?
08-30-2010, 07:28 PM #1
Should I quit football?
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Dont quit, it must be really fun to play at your weight. I would go back down to atleast 220 10 percent bf, and you would really be a monster, and play some good football.
Your coaches are wrong for telling you to do things like this though, my coach recommends everyone on our team takes creatine, when its hard enough to lift during the season.Started young. Ending old.
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Timeline for weight loss was about 10 months to lose 100 lbs, then I bulked clean and went to 195 in 3 months, then my coaches saw my weight loss and made me to get to 245 in 3 months.
I've decided to quit cause its not worth being fat and unhappy about my body as the above poster said.
I can still go to college academically and when I'm in great shape by the time I'm 17 I can try to walk on at a school as a skill position.
08-31-2010, 05:38 AM #13
OP, your health is more important than football. Do what you think is right - if you cut down, there will always be another place on the team for you to play. You won't be able to cut down for this season, but next is definitely a possibility.
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Let me tell you this; when a coach puts you down, they love it when you can prove you wrong. If you love Football put in the work and effort to prove to your coach that you have the work ethic and determination to make a statement and prove that you're a valuable asset to your team.Disregard Females, Acquire Currency.
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I liked weightlifting more than actual football, I don't care if I'm known as a " quitter ", I'm doing it for me, not anyone else.
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