I Am a Bodybuilder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Pumping Up

    I love working out and building my body, because it give me a sense of purpose and confidence. It's also nice when you get those sexy looks from the ladies.
    everydayman everydayman
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2010

    I Don't Compete

    Why do I do it?  Mostly I like how I feel.  Also, I like how I look.  And I hate to say it, but I like how others look at me too.
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    5 Responses May 21, 2008

    Today Is A Tough Day, But I Will Make This Day Mine, Just Like Every Other.

    A day like today makes me want to quit 1) lack of sleep ( a few bad nights in a row is all) 2) sore muscles, I have been pushing, eating is a little off. Without food and sleep my body does not repair, no matter how much steroids you take. 3) stress, I am buying my first real...
    darkrid3r darkrid3r
    41-45, M
    Oct 2, 2013

    The Costs Are Huge

    A guy at the gym asked me what I spend a year, and I could not come up with a realistic number for him....Till i built this All numbers are estimated, but within reason. 1800 year in protein powder 2500 year in other supplements (vitamins, BCAAs, L-glutamine etc etc) 600 in off...
    darkrid3r darkrid3r
    41-45, M
    Oct 2, 2013

    So I was going so well with the nutrition.

    . until this morning- managed to eat A LOT of penut butter and I mean, A LOT. I have only recently gottwn baxk into gym and healthy eating and now I feel bad! I know protein is good but penut butyer has so much fat (yes healthy, but fat is fat at the end of the day) and my...
    CupCakeMist CupCakeMist
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015
    Luka20 Luka20
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2015
    tpc2015 tpc2015
    Mar 15, 2015

    Please Let Me Get On Stage

    For all of my young adult life, I struggled with my weight. I was always the out-of-shape girl who couldn't keep up with her class in gym class. I was called fat by countless boys I liked and was never, ever the pretty girl. When I got to college, I still didn't know what it...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 27, 2013

    Arg Diet Time

    Diet time is always fun, I am doing a 2 fold this year. #1 if I go to Mexico I want to be big and ripped for the beach, but If I dont go. #2 its diet time for June show. Got to love no carbs! sigh.... Pulled out my carbs monday, due to this I was 1000 calories under for the...
    darkrid3r darkrid3r
    41-45, M
    Oct 8, 2013

    A Huge Bump In Calories.

    Did a weigh in with my coach today. They bumped my calories by 700 a day, yup more food! yeah baby! (place sarcasm here) Its not an overly bad thing. I have been training so hard, I have lost some arms, and some legs for sure. I am leaner but not bigger. Need to eat more...just...
    darkrid3r darkrid3r
    41-45, M
    Nov 26, 2013

    Major gymrat here. Love spending time in the

    gym its where I feel most at home.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 9, 2014

    I Love It

    Glad this group is here.
    littlewhiteboy littlewhiteboy
    Sep 7, 2009
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