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How do I motivate myself to lift?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob S Thompson Jul 11, 2014. 40 Replies

I'm 140lbs and would love to pile on a load of muscle ... which takes a load of effort. I don't have the motivation to workout at home after a day at work sat down at a desk.I'm happily engaged - so…Continue

Quite a change ...

Started Sep 28, 2011 0 Replies

Well, it'd be easier introducing myself; before I plunge into my career choices, etc. I'm Jason, I'm 20 years old, and I live in Greater Manchester (England). At the minute, I'm an IT Engineer for a…Continue

A big hello from Greater Manchester

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Clark Sep 29, 2011. 3 Replies

Well, I'd like to say hello to all of the men here; it's a pleasure to be accepted into this forum, and I'm sure AoM will help me improve my life, some parts don't need improving, like my ability on…Continue

 

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Jason Clark replied to The Eyeball Kid's discussion How to meet women without online
"I agree with Steve. You've gotta find someone who 'clicks' with you.  If it's taking 200% effort to keep the lass interested; it's not natural enough!"
Aug 18, 2014
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"OpenTable."
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Aug 18, 2014
Rob S Thompson replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Hey bro best thing to do is set a long term goal (realistic)  along with some short term (milestone) goals. Eat big, lift big. rest big and you'll get big. You say your pretty good in a brawl? ,,,, thats the thing the…"
Jul 11, 2014
Carl Monster replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"But that means you have to get up even earlier to get to your gym (unless you do it at home). That puts wake-up time in the fours...what time do you get to bed? After some trial and error, and the demands of my job I've settled on lunchtime. I…"
Jul 11, 2014
Steve Dallas replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"I used to have that schedule. Took me almost a year to get my diet right and just get my body used to it. Around 9-10am, I would just absolutely crash mentally and physically."
Jul 11, 2014
Carl Monster replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Glad all this advice did not make you turn and run!"
Jul 11, 2014
Sean O' replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Best of luck!!"
Jul 11, 2014
Sean O' replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"I am the opposite. At my age it takes some time for my joints to warm up and feel good. My best workouts are in the afternoon."
Jul 11, 2014
Sean O' replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"You really need to look into nutrition if you are going to make the most of your gains. You do not need lean meat every day. You need protein, carbs, and fat ( for your micros) and high quality is better but you make do with what you have. You…"
Jul 11, 2014
Carl Monster replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Yup."
Jul 11, 2014
Carl Monster replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"I don't. Make protein powder your friend, find a cheap source for it (whey based is what I use, though there are other types). Oatmeal PB Spouted bread, once you have that you never want to eat normal bread again. Milk Eggs...lots of…"
Jul 11, 2014
Jason Clark replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Thanks for all the replies guys.  I think I'll try and work out in the morning instead; because by 7pm I don't want to start a workout when I've not had 'tea'/dinner! I'll make sure to take some progress…"
Jul 11, 2014
Jason Clark replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"Just f'n do it?"
Jul 11, 2014
Jason Clark replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"We've got two little ones already! So, yeah ... !"
Jul 11, 2014
Jason Clark replied to Jason Clark's discussion How do I motivate myself to lift?
"I love eating ... but can I afford to eat lean meat every day? I don't think I can."
Jul 11, 2014

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The main problem with being self-taught, is that oftentimes the teacher is an idiot. - Myself.

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At 10:55am on May 1, 2014, Michael J. K. said…

Happy Birthday Jason hope it is a great day for ye lad.

 
 
 

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