What aspects of your life have benefited from your training?

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  1. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    Whether it be confidence, motivation and discipline that has helped you in the workplace, athletics, help with recovering from an illness, getting a role in a tv show because you're cut up like a bitch :cool:, landing you a job (training wise or other), or a better quality of life in general.

    My confidence has definitely improved and I'm a lot more active than I was before. I have goals to work towards rather than just going home and playing video games like I used to. I eat much more healthy now and feel better than I ever have. I believe it has helped me with discipline in school as well. Ever since I started working out, I've found I have a lot more motivation and dedication towards my schooling.

    What about you?
     
  2. Werdna

    Werdna Livin' the SLO Life...

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    i honestly think we'll never know or become aware of 99% of the ways lifting helps us all in everday life in many different aspects
     
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  4. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i hope you're right. if i think it's already helped me a great deal just by the things i've noticed, i can't imagine how much it's actually helping me in life with things i don't think of.
     
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    coldfusion 21st Century Digital Boy

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    I have much more confidence in all situations. I am eating healthier as well, however my diet was never bad... All in all I have never felt better than I do now, and the feeling seems to improve on a constant basis.
     
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    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    everything you listed pretty much, and small things...like yes while going to my hockey game last night at the start of the season I remember my bag would hurt my shoulder by the time I walked from teh car to the dressing room or vice versa cause of all the gear

    just happened that last night after the game walking back to the car, I stayed and chatted with some boys after the game and didn't put my bag down...by the time I got to the car it still didn't bother me...and I realized it felt REAL light
    I went back and checked...nope didn't forget any gear

    so feels good to be stronger overall :o
     
  7. DCyamaha

    DCyamaha O-line found

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    I am able to take my shirt off w/o being embarassed. I still am somewhat self conscious, but not as much.


    Damn love handles!! GO AWAY!!
     
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    I can carry hella grocery bags in one trip.
     
  9. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    :werd: i'm definitely a better package handler these days :naughty:
     
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    sweetcheeks Patron Saint of Quality Footwear

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    I'm an arrogant asshole now, and it has significantly reduced my clothing expenditures in the summer months, as I now find myself constantly not wearing a shirt.

    So basically my ego and wallet have benefitted. :mamoru:

    On a serious note, I would honestly say my confidence and discipline have improved immensely
     
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    When I get done fucking and I go to the bathroom to clean up and my whole upper body is all pumped and flush and I look fucking good. Then I go back into the room with my slut and givehera front lat spread and "try" and put my shirt on.
     
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    PurEvl going out gassed and not half assed...

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    confidence is one big thing, i've been more outgoing because of my training, i've been in the best shape i've ever been in my life and people have noticed the changes in my personality. Discipline has also been improved, to get what you want you have to work hard at it and discipline is the way to achieve that. my motivation is my confidence, especially when it comes to the ladies...i've been fucked over so many times by different girls it's awful to even think about...now i am not vulnerable to any of that pain, i think i've changed alot of my ways for the better. Training has just done so much for me besides being in shape
     
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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
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    ideeosinkruhcee With time and tons of food, I'll someday upgrade t

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    my observation skills have sharpened a lot more since i started lifting
     
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    :werd: I can put down a serious pymp slap now.
     
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    :rofl: bahahahaha u sir are a comedian. :mamoru:


    THe biatches like the bod even though im just sorta more meaty/toned then i was b4 =\.
     
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    I haven't been sick with GERD in quite a while :bigthumb:

    I've always had a good self esteem so that hasn't really changed.

    I've always been pretty confident and didn't give much of a shit what people thought I looked like.

    I'm getting more looks I guess (at least when I'm paying attention.. most times I'm not) which kind of bothers me a tiny bit, but I just don't like people staring at me in general without at least saying hi or some shit.

    I'm certainly more aware of what I eat, how and when...etc.

    Workwise, I've made HR include some damn fruits and veggies with the monthly b-day cake celebrations as well as all these baby showers that have been going on..
    Seems like some people who work around me are starting to mimic when I eat fruits/veggies through the day.

    My name is in 2 of the Houston half marathon books for the past 2yrs and for a 20k last year :big grin:
     
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    the main benefit to my lifting is I can clog just about any toilet in California with the enormous kielbasa sized dumps I excrete.
     
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    lol :werd:

    not to mention it boost my confidence a little and gives me more energy in the morning.

    Dunno if it's helped with the ladies, tho. lol but that wasnt the reason I started to lift.
     
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    PurEvl going out gassed and not half assed...

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    dammit all, she just read this is a i got cuffed in the head...I didnt even see the crafty bitch standing behind me
     
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    most noticeable thing of late was when everbody at my work got sick and took at least one sick day if not more and I was sitting there bymyself becasue nobody could come in and never did I get sick or even feel sicknes coming on.

    LOL and I have thrown it in there face many many times since then.
     
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    Working out and bulking has forced me to buy new clothes. I used to just wear the same old heavy metal t-shirts I bought in the early 90s and jeans but now I have to keep on buying bigger clothes. If not for working out I'd still be wearing all my old out of style and falling apart clothes.
     
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