14-15 years old. thoughts?
+ i dont know how else to post 2 photos sorry
Spend some time reading Mark Rippetoe's "Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training". If a copy's not available at your local library or your wallet's light these days, look for it in digital formats on free download ebook sites like libgen or whatever bittorrent sites you frequent.
Mark Rippetoe is an American strength training coach and author. He has published a number of books and peer-reviewed articles. He has a BSc in geology with a minor in anthropology, but no degree in exercise science. He has several decades of experience as a strength coach, around a decade of experience as a competitive power-lifter, and is currently a gym owner. His book is likely going to provide you a vastly better foundation of weightlifting information moving forward in your training than you'll get from anyone here.Read More
@crabnado I don’t know what you are asking. You look like a healthy 15 year old. Since joining a gym is usually only allowed at 16, you are fine. You are obviously not fat, you don’t have acne on your back and a normal stature that you can fill out in the future. What you should do is stop worrying about your body, it’s good as it is, and start working on your interactions with girls. The age of 14-18 years is where behavior toward the opposite sex is shaped. So shape it wisely, then you don’t have to go through what many men have to when they are 25. Girls and women don’t like men who are nice and then hope for attention. Girls and women like boys who are decisive, funny and bold. If someone says “be yourself”, always read this as “say what you think and take what you want” and not as “be a nice good boy”. Don’t fear teasing girls about things, they like it if you mix it with the right amount of pull. Push them away, and then pull them in, verbally. If a girl does something stupid, tease her about it, then next sentence, tell her that she looks attractive today, and so on and so forth. Just gather as much experience as you can and don’t turn down a girl that wants you (besides if she’s very ugly) but don’t act as if you’d be her man for life either if you don’t feel that. Just enjoy life a bit, you are young, you should. If the girls are not lusting over you yet, it’s probably not your looks, but more your behavior that needs some polishing, but that’s fine.
Go to the gym when you are 16. Start a sport now that you want to do. Do it while you can! When you are 30, you are happy that you did the sports where you need fresh legs now.Read More