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Old 11-20-2008, 02:51 PM   #151
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As bad as it sucked some of things that have shaped me the most in life started the way yesterday did for you. Humiliation is a powerful motivating force if you channel it the right way. As much as your classmates were involved this will be a longer lasting memory for you than anyone else.

As Matt said don't let them get to you. I am not sure what class it is that you are in but you can only be in it for a finite period of time. Once the class is over they are in your rearview mirror and insignificant!
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Old 11-20-2008, 05:35 PM   #152
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Kevin,
I'm guessing that if you presented the poorly designed study where the "go to parallel, never blow, above is better" idea came from to your teacher along with several others noting that squats build stronger knees.... your teacher would eat his hat.

Don't let it bother you, just get bigger, stronger and badder than anyone else using your "poor form"... they all suck anyway.
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Old 11-20-2008, 06:19 PM   #153
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If there was ever a thing that could completely destroy my self esteem and confidence right now that was it.
Hey man, keep fighting the good fight. Like others have already said, it's just fuel for the fire.

When things aren't going your way, just ask yourself: What Would Pisarenko Do?


*Personally, I think Pisarenko would mock your instructor's masculinity in front of the entire class and then proceed to steal his lunch money...at least that's how it plays out in my imagination.
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Old 11-20-2008, 07:06 PM   #154
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When things aren't going your way, just ask yourself: What Would Pisarenko Do?


*Personally, I think Pisarenko would mock your instructor's masculinity in front of the entire class and then proceed to steal his lunch money...at least that's how it plays out in my imagination.
F" YEAH PISARENKO!
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Old 11-20-2008, 08:21 PM   #155
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Thanks guys.. that was'nt even half of the day I had but I don't want to get into the other half (completely unrelated). I just have to keep marching on.
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:04 PM   #156
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*Personally, I think Pisarenko would mock your instructor's masculinity in front of the entire class and then proceed to steal his lunch money...at least that's how it plays out in my imagination.
Pisarenko would wait until the instructor was squatting for a PR and, during the final warmup sets, would ask if he could work in. He would then proceed to press the weight for an easy set of 5. *

* Jim Schmitz tells this very story of Ken Patera.
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:36 PM   #157
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Kevin,
You should print that picture and take it to your instructor. Or pass it out around to the class and whisper "pussy" under your breath.

Well, maybe after you've passed the class.
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:40 PM   #158
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I just have one more semester and im done with this retarded program.
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Old 11-24-2008, 05:24 PM   #159
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Ok so I waited about a week and a half for the cold to be gone completely but also to rest up extra and try and reduce the stress which needless to say is not completely gone.

Mon 11/24

WU:
situps BW x 12
Pushups 25
SN Balance 20kg x 3 x 3

Squat:

165 x 5 x 3

Bench:

145 x 5 x 3

Deadlift:

225 x 5 x 1

I Started low on the squats because I want to hold out for about 8 weeks before I move onto something else. Got to get up to about 160+lbs thought I'll be happy at 155 since I dropped to 145 over the past week and a half.

Other than that I could have gotten away with much heavier squats but oh well, felt pretty damn strong today with everything else.
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:54 AM   #160
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I just have one more semester and im done with this retarded program.
Didn't catch this the first time around. What an idiot instructor. Like everyone else said, Just keep doing what you're doing, do what is needed to pass the class. After the class is over you should let ask him what it's like to be one of the sheeple.
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