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2014/11/19 11:44:08 (permalink)
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Body dysmorphia

Do you struggle with this? My weight yo yos a fair bit depending on goals (I've been as low as 71kg in my boxing days) and I've been heavier than I currently am.

I felt the best at 71kg, however now I'm about 85kg people give me mixed comments from 'You look heavier' to 'you don't look that heavy'.

I legitimately have no idea how I'll feel when I get even heavier (which is my current goal without gaining too much fat like I did in thr past!)

I did a steroid cycle last year and hated it if I'm honest, so my mindset is clearer than it was back then and yet I still struggle.
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    wolverine83
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 12:53:10 (permalink)
    I'm not sure this is body dysmorphia, it sounds like what we all go through to be honest!
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 17:17:17 (permalink)
    I think a lot of us have this to some extent. When I was over 100kgs I felt I needed more.
    As i've gotten older though I've had to diet back and size/bulk became less important.
    post edited by WhiteSnake - 2014/11/19 20:03:01
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    silent rep
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 17:41:41 (permalink)
    I'm 5'10'" 105kg, can see my abs but still think I look anorexic....so yeah

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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 18:47:45 (permalink)
    6'3" 215lbs with a 6 pack and oblique cuts 37yo. Not so much worried about bulk as being cut and strong. The heaviest I have been is 227lbs and felt sluggish. It felt like every move was laborious. I could barely run 5k at 227lbs. Where I am now I can run a 5k and still pull myself out of a basement should I fall through during a fire.
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    aaronjamesukuk
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 21:46:18 (permalink)
    Silent rep, you must be massive mate.
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 21:51:11 (permalink)
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    Silent rep, you must be massive mate.

    Sure looks it from his avatar!
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    aaronjamesukuk
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 21:52:26 (permalink)
    Hnnnnngnnnnnng
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    dazzz
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/19 21:55:16 (permalink)
    Ive always felt fat.

      




     
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/20 18:05:29 (permalink)
    dazzz
    Ive always felt fat.



    Are you? lol
     

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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/20 18:20:11 (permalink)
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    dazzz
    Ive always felt fat.



    Are you? lol
     


    Dont think so. At my worst im 14st 4 at 5"10

    But even with 3rd place in last years shape up i felt like a fat disgrace with no muscle either

      




     
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/20 18:36:47 (permalink)
    dazzz
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    dazzz
    Ive always felt fat.



    Are you? lol
     


    Dont think so. At my worst im 14st 4 at 5"10

    But even with 3rd place in last years shape up i felt like a fat disgrace with no muscle either



    3rd place, well done n no disgrace there mate 
     
     
    I wish I was 120 n still in the same shape...but i'd prolly still not be happy...bodybuilders dysmorphia?

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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/20 21:32:59 (permalink)
    Couldn't a lot of our 'dysmorphia' stem from the fact that we crave progression?

    I'm nearly 100% sure that I would be satisfied with the body I have now 5 years ago, however, as I change and adapt so do my goals.

    Personally I think that element of any person (the drive and need to improve) is a huge positive in their character. Not everyone feels like this.

    My current journal - http://www.muscletalk.co.uk/10-to-10-m5322331.aspx (Tri-Phase Training and stead calorie increase)
    I'm on this Twitter lark - see you there.
     
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    jack5r
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    Re: Body dysmorphia 2014/11/20 21:59:54 (permalink)
    That's why I train for strength.
    Less of a head ****. If itms going badly you can always have a deload or swap in some new assistance exercises.

    Body Weight - 83kg 
    Bench - 145kg
    Squat - 190kg
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