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    Going to the gym with your mother

    Does anyone else do this? My mom is pretty fit for her age of 43... shes quite lean (6 pack lean) and has been in the fitness game for years. She was a fitness instructor teaching classes since she was 20 up until 35 when she started doing weight training. I got her into lifting heavy, doing squats and such and she says she loves it. Apparently she feels she looks better now than she did in her early 20s.

    Im going to try and get her onto this forum. Im happy to have her genetics in a sense, you dont see many fit 40 year old women these days.

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    This thread is worthless without pics.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jAy_Dub View Post
    This thread is worthless without pics.
    Truth

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    Yeah I go to the gym with your mother all the time

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    If I saw any woman with six pack... my first reaction would be

    HOLY CRAP

    Now if my mom saw me what I do to myself in the gym.. face and neck ready to explode when I'm squatting/deadlifting, she would probably ground me for "killing" my body.
    Last edited by MPB; 10-29-2007 at 06:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyPitbull View Post
    If I saw any woman with six pack... my first reaction would be

    HOLY CRAP

    Now if my mom saw me what I do to myself in the gym.. face and neck ready to explode when I'm squatting/deadlifting, she would probably ground me for "killing" my body.
    You havent met built here have you :P

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    My mom came with me to the gym for a while and she loved it too. Then she started a new job at work and just didn't have time to come anymore. A couple days ago she asked me to email her the program she was doing before (WBB1) so I think she might be getting a membership again!
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    BFGUITAR - well the first day I joined this forum, when I saw Built and her avatar I thought she was a man!

    It shocked me pretty much when I realized she is old enough to be my mom.
    Last edited by MPB; 10-29-2007 at 06:59 PM.

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    at the next meet we should go to your house for dinner after
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sidior View Post
    at the next meet we should go to your house for dinner after
    Do what needs to be done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyPitbull View Post
    BFGUITAR - well the first day I joined this forum, when I saw Built and her avatar I thought she was a man!

    It shocked me pretty much when I realized she is old enough to be my mom.
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    My mother neglected her body all her life and now has irrepairable muscle atrophy. She gets winded and DOMS from going to the store.
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    i routinely go with my mom, but its becoming a pain, cause she has no flexibilty what so ever, when ever she is done, she wants me to be done, so ive had to condense my workouts down to accomodate her and such, i cant wiat till my car gets fixed so i can start back going on my own, and i can start back going to different gyms....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sidior View Post
    at the next meet we should go to your house for dinner after
    this man is a thinker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sidior View Post
    at the next meet we should go to your house for dinner after
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    All jokes aside, I think that's awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drew View Post
    All jokes aside, I think that's awesome.
    I agree.
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    It totally is. I wish I could get my mom to go to the gym. She's elderly now, and meticulously avoided all forms of exercise her whole life. Damned shame.

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