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Scout200
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« on: July 01, 2011, 09:47:00 AM »

If you could go back to day one of bodybuilding/training and start over with the knowledge/experience you have today, what would you do differently and why?
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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2011, 04:11:45 PM »

I would not have trained balls to the wall as much as I did. Worked then  Smiley.. but paying for it now.  Undecided
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2011, 08:58:23 PM »

I would have trained to be an athlete with the help of weights, as opposed to a bodybuilder. I would also have varied my exercises more to avoid injury for each bodypart.
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2011, 11:22:51 AM »

pay more attention to nutrition.
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2011, 01:58:35 PM »

I find that if I had the ability to change anything.. I wouldn't. I don't have regrets but have made mistakes and have learned from them.. I wouldn't be who I am today if I didn't make those mistakes.
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2011, 03:40:09 PM »

I would have incorporated the Adonis Principals earlier.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2011, 01:36:14 AM »

If you could go back to day one of bodybuilding/training and start over with the knowledge/experience you have today, what would you do differently and why?

Totally revise my diet, and not jump into using gear so quick....
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« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2011, 01:56:51 AM »

I would never have bought any Weider products.
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« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2011, 06:33:09 PM »

I find that if I had the ability to change anything.. I wouldn't. I don't have regrets but have made mistakes and have learned from them.. I wouldn't be who I am today if I didn't make those mistakes.

VERY good points here!!
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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2011, 09:01:28 PM »

started younger...
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« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2011, 01:46:59 AM »

I would have trained more for "feel" rather than going so heavy as I did when I was younger.

Got stronger,but not much development.
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« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2011, 02:33:53 AM »

I'd have bought no supplements and saved my dough for juice.

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« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2011, 07:35:33 PM »

I would have done more squats
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« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2011, 02:50:09 PM »

i would have never taken powerlifting as far as i did. i would have just stayed with bodybuilding and had sooo much less pain in my life.
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« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2012, 11:30:30 PM »


eat more,train regular and more attention to nutrition.
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« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2012, 06:52:19 AM »

done more chin up with a good chin bar . . and train my calves differently and  harder ...
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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2012, 05:17:47 PM »

started younger...
Yup same here also stayed consistant.
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« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2012, 05:32:01 PM »

Never do the whole bulk up thing. I got fat. Dumbest thing I ever did.
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« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2012, 05:36:16 PM »

Would have fucked a lot more black women.
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« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2012, 06:12:37 PM »

Would have fucked a lot more black women.

You didn't miss anything.  Different color, same problems.
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« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2012, 08:20:07 PM »

stayed with it, its hell trying to get back to a lean cut body after so much time.
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« Reply #21 on: December 02, 2012, 11:06:54 AM »

-would have started younger with a basic routine 3 time a week.
-more abs and lumbar training
-not focusing only in weightlifting
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« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2012, 04:28:59 PM »

I would have started steroids sooner. I knew I was gonna do them eventually but fear of hair loss kept me from doing so. I was always consistent with training and diet but it was hard to stay motivated when you're no longer seeing results. It was all about getting fatter or leaning out after nearly 10 years of training naturally.

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« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2012, 07:39:34 PM »

If you could go back to day one of bodybuilding/training and start over with the knowledge/experience you have today, what would you do differently and why?
not consume protein supplements.

everything is a learning process, I made huge gains in my first year of working out so I wouldn't take that back. I'd scale back time spent in the gym though.

Oh, and I'd take back that deadlift workout I did following a soccer game when I tweaked my back  Cry Still suffering from that shit years later.
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« Reply #24 on: December 04, 2012, 12:46:22 AM »

innumerable things... #1 by far would be not training so hard though.
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