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#1 Postby xjonfastx » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:04 am

I went vegetarian in the spring of 2003 and have been vegan since January 2005. I have lifted weights on and off for a little while. I feel very uncomfortable at the gym and don't really like to wait around to use the equipment. So I have been lifting a curl bar I have and occasionally doing some ab work outs. I decided to take my weight training a bit more seriously and am getting started on a strict diet and an intense work out routine (as intense as I can handle).
I am pretty well off as far as physique but my asthma affects me once in a while. My long term goal is to build more muscle and increase definition. This message board is just what I have been looking for. So much helpful information and I look forward to learning from everyone.
I will post a picture of myself when I get one.

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#2 Postby Zack » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:11 am

Welcome to the forum. Glad you're getting back into fitness! Hopefully veganism has helped/will help with your asthma.
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#3 Postby robert » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:22 am

Welcome to our group! Great to have you here. I lived out in Phoenix a few years ago. I miss the sun!

There are a number of members here who don't train at a gym. They train at home using weights or doing bodyweight exercises.

I'm sure you'll make a bunch of new friends, here, learn a ton of info and you'll be able to share info with us as well.

Have a great time and welcome to our community!

All the best!

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#4 Postby loveliberate » Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:51 am

Hello & Welcome! :D
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#5 Postby offense74 » Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:40 am

Hi :D
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#6 Postby lelle » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:41 am

hey :)

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#7 Postby Last of the Sane » Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:52 am

Welcome!
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#8 Postby gabrieldj » Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:09 am

Welcome!

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#9 Postby Odidnetne » Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:33 am

Welcome to the forums.
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#10 Postby veganmadre » Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:52 am

I also lived in Phoenix several years back - basically from 1999 to 2005. I lived in Tempe and in Glendale. It's only making it into the 20's here in Pittsburgh this time of year. It's funny - I remember being "chilled" at 50 in Phoenix. :(

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#11 Postby cubby2112 » Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:44 am

Welcome! I went to Arizona once during a vacation; it was hot, hehe.
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#12 Postby xdarthveganx » Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:57 am

welcome! :lol:
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#13 Postby Crash » Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:13 am

Welcome ! :)
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#14 Postby Tigress » Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:34 am

Hello and Welcome from me
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#15 Postby Paul Messplay » Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:41 am

It's nice to have you here. :)


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