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Upper Muscle Rounds

Stilllllll getting stronger.

The Smith was taken and the other was broke. Had to use the hammer row which I haven't used in a while so, I worked off my last muscle round on that machine from my log book a few weeks back.

Hammer row (per side) - 180*27(+3)
Hammer row (both sides at the same time) - 90*23
Close grip pull down - 16(+1)*23
Star Chest Press - 280(+10)*24, 28(+10)*22(+7)/180*6
Cable front raise - 30(+10)*23
Cable Lateral - 40(+5)*25(+1)

Dats dat.
 

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Upper loading

Meh session. Nothing ground breaking. Subbing tbar for one arm Bb rows the next few weeks to see what happens. Gonna get strong af on these.

T bar row - 5 plates *9, 8,backoff set 3*15
Assisted pullup - 14*12, 10
Incline hammer - 380(+10)*8, 370*8(-1), backoff 270*9
Star shoulder press (turned this into a single big drop) - 450*5(-2), 360*5, 270*7, 180*12
Cable lateral with wrist cuff - 30*20, 15
Preacher Curl Machine - 100*10, 8, 90*12
DB extension - 30*20
Neutral grip press down - 80*20, 17

Dunno what the dip in strength was from. I guess I've been increasing weight every week for months now so, it was bound to happen. Possibly the extra set of Incline hurt the shoulder press I'm guessing.
 

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Lower loading. Went well!

High wide leg press - 18*19(+2), 18(+4)*8,10*20 widowmaker
Duck squat - 300(+20)*12, 300(+20)*8
Sldl - 405(+85)*6(-6)
Adductor/Abductor - 170*12(+1),15(+1)/12,14
Calf Raise - 280*23, 21, 19, 19
 

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Little update on where I'm at with my growing phase.

264.4 this morning empty.

I'm chubby, I can't walk up stairs without being out of breath, I'm stuffed all the time and I feel like a fat shit lol.

I'm also strong as fuck and have a different look, especially when I'm training. It's that bursting full but not completely separated "he's strong as a bull" look if you know what I mean....

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Upper Muscle Rounds

Still moving exercises in and out to find the new set up. We're narrowing it down though.

High row (wide grip) - 190(+10)* 25
Incline bench DB row - 60(+5)*24
Cable Pulldown face pull - 10*24
Dip Machine - 330(+10)*24, 270*23
DB front raise - 35*23
Bb underhand front raise - 40*24
Drag curl ss Underhand extension - 90*24, 22/ 22,21
 

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Lower muscle rounds

High close lp - 12(+2)*25, 23

Smith lunge - 40(+20)*24

Seated curl - 120*23

Close grip Incline - 190(+5)*24

That's a wrap
 

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Update sent yday to the coach.

Looks like we're going to end the current blast in four weeks.

Will be adding an extra 100mg npp and 50mg anadrol. I'm waiting on his response for drol dosing. I prefer to go with my pre workout only method and, I think he'll be fine with that but, if he says ed I'll do that.

It's been a productive growing phase. Right around 16lbs or so from my low weight since we started and even though I definitely added some fat, I added quite a bit of lean tissue for sure.

Going to wait on the schedule for next year and see when my vacation is so I can pick a show. June or July would be a decent target so, we'll see what is happening during those months.
 

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Lower muscle rounds

Smith box squat - 315(+40)*26(+1), 22

Extension - 100(+10)*25(+2)

Sissy Squat - 25

Kickback - 90(+20)*25

Underhand extension ss Ez Curl - 90*26/80*25

Seated curl ss overhead extension - 30*24/25*22
 

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Upper loading.

Good ole anadrol strength

Bb row - 405*10(+1), 8, 315*10(+2)
Incline Smith - 315(+40)*10(-2), 275*10(+3), 8(+2)
Hammer shoulder press - 270*10(+1), 9(+1)
DB lateral - 40*20(+6), 45(+5)*14
Preacher Curl - 90*28(rest pause)
 

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Back gains in five months. Getting better.
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Get Shredded!
Despite my better judgment I trained lower muscle rounds yday.

I woke up and the knee was feeling fine so I went to train with the intent to stop if anything felt off.

It actually felt ok until I was doing my walk of death (body weight Lunges) and I had a mis step at forced reps past failure. It's kinda bitchy today but, not terrible

Leg press high close (heels only) - 12+50(+50)*27, 24
Seated hamstring curl - 110*25(+2)
Extension - 120(+10)*27
Adductor/Abductor - 130(+10)*24/25
Calf press - 280*29, 27, 25, 22
Walking Lunges - failure with forced reps
 

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swoleo! what are your goals, compete, be huge, strongman contest... you?re already a big nasty ugly giant lol
 

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swoleo! what are your goals, compete, be huge, strongman contest... you?re already a big nasty ugly giant lol
Lol. Plan to hit a show mid year or so.

I was ready for one at the end of last year then my mom went into icu and I had to start caring for her and my dad so, money got too tight to justify it.

She's better now though so, we're gonna see what we can do in 2020.
 

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Upper loading

Gotta keep grinding!

Meadows Row (new) - 160*12, 160*9
Prone chest supported row (hanging over pad, all upper back) - 3 plates*8
Incline Hammer - 380*9(+1), 360*9(+1),270*10
Star shoulder press - 450*6(+1), 360*10
DB front raise - 30*5 in the hole

Gotta get used to training after work. Haven't had to do that in a while so, I'll need to adjust. I'm sure strength suffered a little but, I had more meals in me so, that is a plus.
 

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swoleo! what are your goals, compete, be huge, strongman contest... you?re already a big nasty ugly giant lol

Lol
 

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Lol. Plan to hit a show mid year or so.

I was ready for one at the end of last year then my mom went into icu and I had to start caring for her and my dad so, money got too tight to justify it.

She's better now though so, we're gonna see what we can do in 2020.

Thats true, I remember that. You?re good peeps monte ;) Glad to hear she is better, I took care of my Pops in his last days here, I would do it again no questions asked.

wellthen.... Monte trumps 2020 ?? haha
 

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Thats true, I remember that. You?re good peeps monte ;) Glad to hear she is better, I took care of my Pops in his last days here, I would do it again no questions asked.

wellthen.... Monte trumps 2020 ?? haha
Dats right! Hopefully my vacation is near a show that is close instead of a couple hours away. Might be forced to go to the Big D.

Lower loading

Starting to get the point where weights are making me nervous. That's a good thing.

High wide leg press - 18plates +50lbs(+50)*15, 10, widowmaker 10+50(+50)*22
Sldl - 485*9(+3), 315*12
Duck leg press - 270*15(+3), 11
Adductor - 170*15(+3), 10
Abductor - 170*20(+5), 15
Calf press - 270*25, 24, 22, 20
Cable curl - 90*15, 12, 10
Single arm rope extension - 30*15, 12, 9
 

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Lower muscle rounds. Knee wasn't terribly bad.

High close lp - 12+50(+50)*29(+3), 23

Smith lunge - 50(+10) 25, 23

Hammer Sldl (substitute exercise) - 135*24

Adductor rest pause - 150*18,8,5 (+5 total)

Abductor rest pause - 150*19,11,6 (+6 total)

Seated Calf Raise - 90*24, 23, 21

Bb curl - 95*25, 75*23
 

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Upper loading. Don't have my log book in front of me but, if I remember correctly -

Plate loaded Pulldown - 370(+10)*8, 320(+50)*10, 270(+90)*10
Low Cable Row - 20*13(+1)
Star flat chest press - 410(+50)*8, 360*8
DB Incline - 90*8, 60*14
Smith behind neck press - 205(+20)*8, 185*10(+3)
DB shrug 3 count hold - 85(+15)*18, 14, 12
Rope extension - 95(+10)*15, 13, 11

Bumped the weight up quite a bit to get in the lower rep ranges. I missed reps from my previous rotation but, not a ton. Two here and there on chest and back. Going to top out strength before the cruise starts so I'll have plenty of motivation to keep the weight on the bar.
 

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Lower loading.

Stronger. It's getting silly honestly. I'll look at my log book but, I've gotten so much stronger this blast I'm pretty impressed with myself lol.

Low mid leg press - 14(2 high) *20, 14*18(+3), 12(+2)*20
Single Leg press - 100kg(+10)*15, 12
Seated hamstring curl - 120(+10)*12, 11
Adductor/Abductor - 190(+20)*13/15, 12/13
Calf Raise - 320(+20)*20, 18, 17, 15
 

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Upper Muscle Rounds

Didn't do upper pump yday. Trying to see if recovery is being effected by upper pump like it was lower pump.

Smith Row - 345(+10)*24, 345(+10)*23(+1)
DB Incline Row - 70(+10)*23
Hammer Incline - 330*24(+1), 280(+10)*23(+1)
Hammer Shoulder press - 180*29(testing position)
Neutral face pull - 11*29, 14*23
Single arm press down - 40*23, 22
Ez Curl - 80*23
DB palm up curl - 35*22

Wicked pumps.

In the last week I've had five people who are regulars at the gym come up and ask me what I'm weighing and what I'm doing. A couple asked what I changed since they have seen me growing over the last two years.

Same answers, and they're true, training with lower volume and more frequency and, sticking to my diet just like if it were prep. Drugs never come up because that's not the answer lol.

Older guy asked if that changed, I said "yeah, I'm actually using less lol"
 

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Figured I would start the year off squatting.

Based this session on my last log book entry. I have in my notes strength was down that session from being sick with a head cold so, take these numbers with a grain of salt. I did feel strong as fuck though.

Also, I'm pulling upper pump out for a few weeks to see how recovery goes. I'm still sore today from upper loading two days ago so, wouldn't have been beneficial anyways.

Got lazy on my ab training during my blast so, conscious effort to get some work back in. It's hard to actually do them, much like hamstrings, because I KNOW I'll cramp up at some point. Even when I'm conditioned for them I'll cramp on both body parts.

Safety Bar squat - 405*15(+7), 405(+90)*10(-2)
Duck squat - 300*15(+2), 300*12(+2)
Adductor - 170*12(+2)/12, 170*9(+2)/10(+1)
Hamstring Curl - stack*13(+3), 9(+2)
Calf Raise - 280*20, 18, 15, 12
Knee raises - 3*10
Vacuum stretch - 3*10 seconds
 

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Upper muscle rounds.

Good session. That lower back issue is still there but it didn't bother me today. Good progression on lifts too.

Hammer row (one arm) - 225(+15)*23
Cable Row (one arm) - 8*26
Close grip pull down - 16*22
Start flat press - 290(+10)*23, 230*23(+1)
Cable lateral with cuff - 25*26, 25*25
Bb shrug - 225*28, 24
Incline curl ss rope extension - 25*26/70*20, 25*23/70*16

I've been doing laterals with the cuff attachment for a while so, I bought a set of cuffs so I can do both arms at once. These have gotten pretty popular on social media. They keep tension on the medial delt at the bottom of the ROM unlike a DB or holding a handle in general will if, you set the cables up low enough. I like em.

Coach tweaked the diet to. I haven't been able to finish off my first meal of the day in a couple weeks I guess for sheer volume issues. We subbed the oats out for equal amounts of toast. All my other meals are going down fine.
 

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Went in for lower muscle rounds.

Wasn't completely recovered but, I had a strong session regardless. Hopefully tomorrow I'll not be as sore as after my loading day.

Leg press high heels - 14(+40lbs)*26(-1), 12+50*26(+2)
Leg extension - 130(+10)*26
Seated leg curl - 110*25(+3)
Standing Calf Raise - 140(+20)*26, 24, 22
Abductor RP set - 170*15/8/4(+1 total rep)
Preacher Curl - 95(+5)*25, 23
Hanging knee raise - 4*10

Chugging back along. Back to training and getting all the calories in has changed my quickly. Back to being full and not as soft.

Tomorrow will be upper loading hopefully.
 

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Fourth meal post workout.

First was oats, egg whites, pb and banana shake.

Next three were all -

10oz chicken breast

2c white rice (cooked in Tomato bouillon)

Chic Fil A sauce (Kroger brand)

Besides the first which had an avocado

Also made my famous banana pudding for the wife and kids. This shit is like crack cocaine so I won't even taste it.
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Let's keep progressing shall we?

I don't give a fuck what ANYONE says, if you continually get stronger in the 6-12 rep range while keeping form the same, you're going to fucking grow. End of conversation. No rebuttal. No if's. That's the way it is.

T bar row (still working these back in) - 4 plates *10, 4*8, 3*11
Incline Hammer - 380*10(+1), 360*10(+1), 270*12
Star shoulder press - 450*7(+1), 360*9(+3)
Bent over cable lateral - 30*18(+3), 15(+2)
Hanging knee raise - 4*10
Cgbp - 225*15, 13
 

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Was talking to one of my guys yday about log booking. His got ruined by a leaking pipe so, he couldn't go back in time to see progression.

I decided to flip back a couple months in mine today and just see where I'm at.

Today's lower loading sets were -
Mid stance leg press - 18*20, 18*12 few months back it was 16+50*15/10
Duck leg press - 5
4*20, 3*25 few months back 3*20, 3*14
Sldl - 405*10, 315*12 few months back 365*9, 225*10
Adductor/Abductor - 170*19/23, 170*16/19 few months back 150*12/15, 130*13/16

So, yeah. Big jumps in strength last year. May not seem like a ton but given I was already what I considered strong back then, it's great progress imo.

Also, ALL of these were pb's today.

Plus, I'm low on blood and cruising in my gears
 

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Upper Muscle rounds

Solid. Strong. Let's keep getting it.

Hi row (both sides at once, weight per side) - 105*24(+2)
One side at a time - 90*25(+2)
Partial Pulldown - 12*27(+4), 14+(2)*24
Dip Machine - 360(+20)*22(-1), 290*25(+2)
Cable fly press - 100*25
Reverse shoulder press - 180*24(+2), 180*22(+1)
DB lateral - 30*25(+2)
Rope extension - 9(+1)*23
Multiple curl variations to straight set failure.

I got a pair of Iron Rebel elbow sleeves yday. They're the short sleeve that just covers the elbow and gd are they uncomfortable. I think I got the wrong size too start with, 12.5', need a 13', but, there's a big fucking seam that runs inside and it's annoying af. I'm gonna send them back and see about the bigger size.

Figured I would start using some equipment here and there before I NEEDED it. Plus my left elbow has had a couple days where it's tender.
 

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Lower muscle rounds

Fucking knee is acting up again. Dunno wtf is going on. I'm gonna have to get it checked. Still trained as usual, just in some pain.

Leg press feet low and close - 12*23(+1), 10*23
Smith lunge - 70(+20)*23
Smith Sldl (new) - 205*25
Smith single leg Sldl (awesome) - 70*22
Calf press - 290(+10)*23, 22, 22, 21
Adductor RP - 170*20(+2)/12(+1)/6(+2)
Abductor RP - 170*21/15(+4)/7(+3)
EZ Curl Preacher (straight sets) - 105*18, 15, 14, 12

The single leg deads kill. It's similar to a Bulgarian split squat set up but, you do a Sldl instead. Stretch made me cramp.
 
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