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strongroot



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PostSubject: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Jun 07, 2010 8:51 am

I train because its almost like a part of me i need it. Training has become a way of life for me and the many people who keep me motivated. training keeps me grounded keeps my mind stable keeps me from self-destruction it gives me a chance to release all my anger my dislikes my energy my negativity all to be expelled to achieve a better way of thinking a better way of life.
So i ask the question why do you train?
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Jun 07, 2010 10:26 am

Simply - it started like fun, but it became to sense of living. With every pull-up im getting stronger and better. So: its just a part of me like u said. Bar-UP !
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyFri Jul 30, 2010 2:04 am

I train because I want to achieve ultimate muscle control and physical perfection. A few years ago I started lifting weights on and off, but I wasn't getting the satisfaction I wanted from simply lifting something. I wanted something more "free," something where I could put my personal flare on things. About a year ago I started doing calisthenics and I loved it. I have been going hard ever since and the progress I have made is phenomenal. I also train in hopes of one day inspiring someone and showing everyone what the human body is capable of.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyFri Jul 30, 2010 12:45 pm

Energizer B. wrote:
I train because I want to achieve ultimate muscle control and physical perfection. A few years ago I started lifting weights on and off, but I wasn't getting the satisfaction I wanted from simply lifting something. I wanted something more "free," something where I could put my personal flare on things. About a year ago I started doing calisthenics and I loved it. I have been going hard ever since and the progress I have made is phenomenal. I also train in hopes of one day inspiring someone and showing everyone what the human body is capable of.

wise words, gotta agree
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyWed Aug 11, 2010 3:45 pm

I train because I'm never happy with where I am, I always need to keep going. What may be fine for others isnt fine for me. I cant stay at this fitness level forever, I need to go far beyond it and see how far I can push my body. this type of training (at least to this extent) is still new to me, but I can already tell I like it more then lifting, or anything else I've tried. I train to improve my body, to be stronger for practical purposes, have more muscle control in martial arts, etc... I train for myself, and nobody else. Its a personal thing Wink
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Aug 22, 2010 9:00 pm

I had a growing spurse just after school and went from 5ft 10 to 6ft 3 in a matter of a few months, I weighted around 65kg. I didn't like the stick insect image so got into training. Ever since then it has just become my way of life I suppose, I hate it when I miss a few weeks of training! I'm now around 89 kg and much happier with how I look and feel.
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PostSubject: Why do u train   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Aug 30, 2010 6:43 pm

I train because its a great feeling knowing u are keeping your body fit,healthy, and strong.Calisthenics are natural movements using your own body as resistance once you have control of your body everything else falls in place.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySat Jan 08, 2011 4:12 pm

Well , i train 'cause of following fact: "Mens sana in corpore sano" (Like old Romans said). A Trainingssession lets me forget everday life- slippin into a different role of life.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Jan 16, 2011 9:19 am

When i see this question, i always think 'why wouldn't you want to train?' or at least move around. Its definitely more fun than just sitting around, doing nothing, complaining. I guess training for me is just way too fun, the results can be measured just by how much you can do or what others consider 'impossible'
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Jan 17, 2011 12:30 pm

At first, it was for fun only, mostly to prove my friend that i can do 15 pull-ups whereas my peak was at 10. So I started to train and can't still stop. It's like a 'safe' drug that makes my routine more intresting.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Jan 23, 2011 4:23 pm

Why I train? The answer is very simple. I train for a single moment when i feel the power in myself. I started training before 20 days on pull up bar, but i train about a half year with weights. I simply enjoy every moment when i doing pull up, chin up, or some other exercise. For now i can't do muscle up but i hope that I can do it to early summer.

Keep practising guys! cheers
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PostSubject: Free   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyWed Jan 26, 2011 10:30 pm

It's a good feeling, and I was the typical guy who would curl dumbells on an average day, sitting in a room with plain walls. It just seemed so boring. I'm a person who likes being out and when I see a bar or anything I can typically hang from, I just give it a few chin-ups, then I was like 'Why not do this more often?' I'm outside, the fresh air, and it just became a habit and I felt free doing it. There's playgrounds around the area, so I just head on over to one and begin working out. You can put creativity into it and come up with something new.
It's a great feeling.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyFri Jan 28, 2011 10:55 pm

Awesome video man

vindicated1 wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxZ6O5MqCq0
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyFri Mar 25, 2011 5:34 pm

I train not to girls or respect. I train for good moment, when you able do difficult action). it's cool feeling,when you able do your first muscle-up or first planche Very Happy. I train for sport, for my future, for my children too, because a lot of children at our time begun smoke at 10-15 yers old (i tell about my country. i don't know about U.S.A). We must be a good role model for children. We mustn't forgot about it.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySat Jan 07, 2012 1:46 am

i train because i want to get a great body while having fun!
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyTue Feb 07, 2012 5:56 pm

I first started to train on the bars just because for to keep myself calm and for fun. And it now became a part of my life and I am always mindful of the time that I can train on the pull up bar arrives. At each step that I move forward I feel happier, stronger and healtier. I am twice as strong as when I was 20. I think all these are good reasons to train on the pull up bar. I even like the bad condition of my palms Smile Bar-up!
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySat Apr 14, 2012 2:51 pm

I train to get stronger. I know Arnold had some kind of weird attraction to getting pumped, and that's how I feel about strength.

I love cranking out another rep on my calisthenics, or adding another pound to my lifts. It's the best thing about life.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon May 21, 2012 11:45 pm

i train to better myself and push myself to new heights.and to creat the body that can rival a Greek statue and be a solid as the stone its cut out of.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Jul 01, 2012 11:21 pm

just 4 fun and kill time
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Jul 22, 2012 2:25 pm

When I first began exercising, I trained to lose weight. At the time, I was roughly 14 years old and overweight. In three months, I dropped from 165 lbs to 130 lbs.

After my weight loss, I developed a deep passion for fitness. For the next two years, I experimented with many different workout routines and training programs. Eventually, I discovered the bar-barians and their "underground sport".

The extreme calisthenics performed by the bar-barians fascinated me; I never saw anything like it before in my life. From then on, I have been inspired by the bar-barians to master my bodyweight through calisthenics.

So pretty much, my current training serves as a means to master my bodyweight and illustrate my love for fitness.

P.S. Sorry for the long post lol!
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptySun Jul 22, 2012 4:47 pm

to get stronger and for look, it helps me to burn some fat too
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Jul 23, 2012 5:31 am

Energizer B. wrote:
I train because I want to achieve ultimate muscle control and physical perfection. A few years ago I started lifting weights on and off, but I wasn't getting the satisfaction I wanted from simply lifting something. I wanted something more "free," something where I could put my personal flare on things. About a year ago I started doing calisthenics and I loved it. I have been going hard ever since and the progress I have made is phenomenal. I also train in hopes of one day inspiring someone and showing everyone what the human body is capable of.

this is the exact reason why i train! i tried going to the gym and do lifting but it doesn't have the same feeling when you train with calisthenics! Smile i also train because i want to see how strong my body can be..
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyMon Jul 23, 2012 8:58 am

I train to be the strongest I can possibly be, in Mind, Body and Spirit.
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PostSubject: Re: WHY DO YOU TRAIN ?   WHY DO YOU TRAIN ? EmptyThu Aug 30, 2012 3:25 pm

I train to discover the strength my body is capable off, to look good.... and ultimately to become a Bar-Barian!
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