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Old 06-03-2010, 09:32 AM   #1
Katherine Derbyshire
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No one cares about your abs

Seriously. No one cares.

People care what you can do.

Think about it. Who would you rather be? The guy standing on the podium at the Games, or the guy sitting on the sidelines with great abs?

Chase performance and you'll look like a top performer. Chase abs, and you may find them, but so what?

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Old 06-03-2010, 09:34 AM   #2
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Re: No one cares about your abs



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Seriously. No one cares.

People care what you can do.

Think about it. Who would you rather be? The guy standing on the podium at the Games, or the guy sitting on the sidelines with great abs?

Chase performance and you'll look like a top performer. Chase abs, and you may find them, but so what?

Katherine
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:38 AM   #3
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Re: No one cares about your abs

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Seriously. No one cares.

People care what you can do.

Think about it. Who would you rather be? The guy standing on the podium at the Games, or the guy sitting on the sidelines with great abs?

Chase performance and you'll look like a top performer. Chase abs, and you may find them, but so what?
Katherine
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:50 AM   #4
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Re: No one cares about your abs

Good point.. I personally don't want abs.. all I want is for my flesh not to fold over my waistline when I'm squatting.. Once I achieve this, I'll be a happy camper..

unless I was camping with one of those guys that likes to ask, "If you went camping and you woke up to find......."
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:04 AM   #5
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Re: No one cares about your abs

I like katherine more and more.

A 3 bw squatter has transcended the desire for appearance.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:00 AM   #6
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Re: No one cares about your abs

I think you could actually just shorten that to "No one cares."

According to Dan John:

"Seriously, no one cares. Where you place, the medals you get, the contests you win- no one cares. Enjoy life, have a good time. No one cares.

You know those commercials, where the guy says, "Look at me, I'm down to 8% bodyfat because of Product XYZ?" Well, a) you're not 8%, so get a new set of calipers, and b) no one cares. When you walk down the beach and see a great looking girl, do you think, "My God, she must be 115-pounds and 10% bodyfat!" Of course not. No one cares."

In other words, if you are doing this for any other reason than your own well-being and your own enjoyment you better reevaluate.

http://www.tmuscle.com/free_online_a...punch-dan-john NOT WFS!
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:13 AM   #7
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Re: No one cares about your abs

Truly, i love you.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:16 AM   #8
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Re: No one cares about your abs

I'm gonna have to disagree. Yes, I'm tired of the same old thread from every newb asking essentially "how can I see my abs."

But except for a very small minority of women who cf and/or hold that opinion, let me tell you something, the opposite sex cares about your abs. No girl ever asked me my Fran time, how much I can BS, or even how much I can bench. Is that vain? Shallow? Maybe. But it remains the facts of life. Is seeking performance going to get you better abs then seeking abs to get better abs? I don't know.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:19 AM   #9
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Re: No one cares about your abs

Attend a regionals and try to identify who will win various heats. Unless your name is Spealler, I'm not sure it can be done.

Looks are deceiving for sure.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:24 AM   #10
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Re: No one cares about your abs

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I'm gonna have to disagree. Yes, I'm tired of the same old thread from every newb asking essentially "how can I see my abs."

But except for a very small minority of women who cf and/or hold that opinion, let me tell you something, the opposite sex cares about your abs. No girl ever asked me my Fran time, how much I can BS, or even how much I can bench. Is that vain? Shallow? Maybe. But it remains the facts of life. Is seeking performance going to get you better abs then seeking abs to get better abs? I don't know.
You need to meet different women or wear a shirt.
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