As you get bigger do you ever feel smaller...

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  1. Alias

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    ...because you're comparing yourself to a higher standard?

    I dunno what it is but after thinking about it for a little bit I think it's because subconsciously I've started to compare myself to people who lift consistently rather than someone who's never touched a weight in their life.
     
  2. snigg

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    if you're in the gym 5 days a week you notice how you compare up to everyone else who is putting in work. go stand next to a couple buddies who's only workout consists of 12oz curls and see how you feel.
     
  3. daneeyah

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    its the opposite for me.
    as i try to get smaller i feel bigger.
     
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    Sometimes, especially if strength is down that day.
     
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    word. or if I'm feeling flat.
     
  7. giz

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    I rarely see people more dedicated at the gyms I go to (rec center... old people and university... bro's who curl 30 packs) so I don't really get discouraged in the way you are saying.
     
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    Im too quick on my toes to get caught up with these hoes.
     
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    I wouldn't have no mothafuckin indo to smoke
     
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    christ now alias is posting in F&N? fuck...
     
  11. Felix

    Felix Its good to be me.

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    I do, it helps me work harder. Just like when I lift with a buddy who is stronger.
     
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    I will never ever be big or satisfied...that is what makes me train hard.
     
  13. Alias

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    I've always posted in F&N :ugh:

    I just didn't for a while when I wasn't active in the gym due to injuries.



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    I've been posting in F&N longer than you by almost a year :rofl:
     
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    Yes.

    A few years ago in high school I was one of the biggest and strongest guys in my school. Then as you move into college, and start seeing people getting more dedicated, and start comparing yourself to older individuals I sometimes feel smaller even though I am actually getting bigger.

    My senior year of high school I was 210 @ 18% b/f.
    Currently (4 years later) I am 220 @ 12% fat.... So obviously there are solid improvements, but just the same I actually feel smaller because I have a higher standard.
     
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    i've gained 30 lbs over the past 5 months and i just realize how much farther i have to go as i hit weights i used to consider heavy

    so yes then
     
  16. Mitchj

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    i agree, but when compared to most guys in the gym who train properly, im smaller. But when compared to most of the high school kids, i'm bigger.

    So whatever :o

    Comparing yourself with the strong people shows you that you can do what they do. If they bench press 220lbs, you have to be able to too.
     
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    usllay as i get biger i fele bigger
     
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    sopme stupid fuckin who r spilled her vodka 7 canberry on my white jacket
     
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    this thread sucks
     
  21. Alias

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    :hsugh:

    He acted like I didn't belong here when I've posted on here longer than he has... by a large margin.
     
  22. Mitchj

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    next gus gus will be posting in F&N

    inorite
     
  23. ACLdestroyer

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    Moved to Golds Gym, now I feel near the bottom rung. Was at a YMCA with children and old peeps.

    Worked out yesterday around 3 lean Samoan dudes with delts the size of my head seated military pressing 8-12 reps of 315. I felt like a serious gym noob.
     
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    and...he's stronger than you.
     
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