1. “I am happy with the way my arms look now but don’t want them to get any bigger–want to keep them just the way they are and focus on more lower body rep strength in the squat”: Useful assessment, easily measured, self-directed…goal.
2. “I want to be stronger, I mean, I don’t want or need to bench press 400, but I’d like to be stronger”: Honest, artificial–if specific–glass ceiling, lacks measurable goal orientation…wish
3. “I love working out here, but listen (points at poster of Iceland Annie or mentions member who comes 5x/wk and leaves a sweaty mess), you know, I’m never going to be that person and I’m fine with that”: trapped inside negative, other-directed conception…prison.