lol, good luck anyway.
Im gonna switch gym after the summer. Either to one really close dont know how good it is, or to a gym where most swedish bb train. Its not the same as the US, but there will be some huge dudes there for sure.
Damn Gino, you got to train with some strong women!
I sometimes train with a guy that came first at the IPF masters world bench competition. I find it really motivating working with people much stronger then me, In May I will probly be going for a workout with canadas strongest junior powerlifter. That should be realy fun.
Best Meet @ Lifts@181:...............Best gym lifts
Squat...- 403..........................Squat....- 395 w/belt
Bench...- 303..........................Bench....- 300....Paused in meet - 281
Deadlift.- 503.....Unofficial 513...Deadlift..- 490
Total....- 1,203...IPF Class II......All done raw, Touch'n go bench
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That is cool, I always liked those guys!Originally posted by NYOTTO
A while back before I trained I was in a Bally's in Edgewater, New Jersey with my dad and the Barbarian Brothers came in. They were huge. And All I really remember is them doing Squats and yelling to eachother "CAN'T YOU SEE THE SH** IS WORKING".
well....the AHL team, the springfield falcons, they train at my gym. Well, the current goal tender for the Sacramento Kings, manny legace, was one of them...there's several others, and they're in phoenix now. does that count?
There's an old cool trainer at my gym and he used to compete. He is prolly like 60 years old or so and in great. He has a huge chest that looks 'Arnoldesque' obviously not as big but the same kinda shape. He's cool we talk and he gives me good tips. I remember one time I was leg pressing and he helped me get 2 crazy intense sets. He also critiqued my squatting and helped me with my form.
"In the grand scheme of things, both things are quite superficial(obsessed with being muscular&ripped and incredibly strong). And yet lifting can teach you so much. My time at the gym--at least when I'm lifting--is invariably the high-point of my day. There aren't any questions; I almost don't even think. I go into an almost meditative trance-like state. Day-to-day worries become insignificant. I'm focused solely on the weight, and my reason for existence is clear. To move the bar and to improve on what I accomplished last time. Seldom are things so simple." - Blood&Iron
"Most people cannot understand what burns in our blood, the gym is our addiction and iron is our drug. People don't understand why we commit hours a day to a goal where progress is so small it seems immeasurable, why we do cardio instead of watch TV, why eat 6 meals a day, why we insist on ordering diet soda or how we can drink skim milk. Most people will simply never grasp why we refuse to settle for a mediocre body." - Severed Ties
When I was there (Gold's Gym) in May there wasn't really anyone even remotely impressive.
I never trained with a pro, but I have trained with former wwf superstar Delo Brown, and wwf tough enough star Al snow.
Vince Mcmahon trained at my gym once, he did abs first? then cardio.
Did he then proceed to buy the gym ?
Don't think so, but I did abs right next to him. I'm not a big wwf fan so I didn't really have anything to say to him so I just let him be.
I was just joking because he is so darn rich. After the WWF went public, he made huge amounts of money.
yep, but they took a big hot with the XFL, but I still wouldn't worry too much about his financial situation.
BTW, MacMahon is huge in person, not defined but his back is about 4 feet wide it seems like
Former WWF wrestler Paul Roma trained at a gym I used to be a member of. He was once a tag team champ from the WWF. I believe he was in Power & Glory with Hercules. All of you that grew up on wrestling in the 80's and early 90's should remember him.
The Mcmahons own all 3 right. WWF, WCW and ECW?
"Do what you got to do. Walk through a place like you F'in own it. If people don't like it, F them, you'll get over it."
I'm guessing they were all combined in the public offering since i saw the hulkster and all the guys from wcw beating the rock's ass
still tooka big loss with XFL, plus the stock didn't do as well as projected, but he's still got hundreds of millions.
oh, and I've "trained (he spotted me and I spotted him), with a fromer WR for the Seahawks.
I met dillet and priest once on the streets in LA.
I agree Chris ... the guys is awesome. Don't really like that worm he sports on his shoulder but he's awesome. Freaky legs for a taller guy too.
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