I would say hard work, consistency, and dedication.

You are worth it.

The reverse is killer.

Oh, the pain.

It’s amazing what your body will do.

Just believe.

Wonderful.. horrible.. minute.

so true.

Not only up and over, but side to side as well.

Not only up and over, but side to side as well.

… and then dropped the weights because.. ouch!  heavy!

:D

The only thing really stopping you for reaching your goals is you.

The only thing really stopping you for reaching your goals is you.

It’s much better to go lighter in weight to be in proper form than to go heavy and half ass it.

I swear, I say this.. but then I get to the gym and something comes over me and I simply must go hard.

I tell my friends all the time - you want to eat more?  Then get serious about lifting weights.  You will need to feed those muscles!

I tell my friends all the time - you want to eat more?  Then get serious about lifting weights.  You will need to feed those muscles!

Nothing out there really beats the trifecta of Dealift, Squat, and Bench.

fitnetix:

The biggest thing to take away from these tips is: The less you think about it, the better :-)

Agreed!

This is my philosophy.
Funny how the higher the number in iron, the lower my body fat number is.

This is my philosophy.

Funny how the higher the number in iron, the lower my body fat number is.

Ha!

The benefits are endless.
Find something you enjoy and do it.

The benefits are endless.

Find something you enjoy and do it.