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Notorious
12-17-2007, 05:28 PM
I've only been lifting for a couple months, so I'm pretty new (and weak:redface: ). Just starting this to keep track of my own progress.

Stats as of now:
Age: 17
Height: 5' 11
Weight: 147
Eating enough to gain about a pound per week (~3000 calories atm)

My current routine:

Monday:
Military Press 5x5
Squats 5x5
Seated Calf Raises 3x8

Tuesday:
Barbell Rows 3x8
Lat Pulldown/Pull-ups 3x8/3xfailure
Rack Pulls 3x5*
Curls 3x8*


Wednesday:
Squats 3x8 (light weight, explosive)
Abs

Thursday:
Flat Bench 5x5
Close Grip Bench 3x8*

Friday:
Deadlifts 5x5
Squats 5x5*

Old Routine:
Monday:
Military Press 5x5
Barbell Rows 3x8
Lat Pull-Down 3x8 (or 3 sets of pull-ups to failure)
Rack Pulls 3x5*
Curls 3x8*

Tuesday:
Squats 5x5
Front Squats 3x8
Seated Calf Raises*

Wednesday:
Weighted Planks 3x ~60 sec

Thursday:
Flat Bench 5x5
Close Grip Bench 3x8*

Friday:
Deadlifts 5x5
Squats 3x5*

*If I have time
Reps/sets also vary, depending on what I have time for or if I'm maxing our or something.
Also, this is only my routine for school weeks, I will do 3-4 days per week on breaks.

Notorious
12-17-2007, 05:35 PM
Today's workout (12/17/07), also my 17th birthday!

Military Press
45x5
65x5
85x5
85x4 (almost got the 5th)
85x3

Barbell Rows:
105x8
105x8
95x8

Lat-Pull Downs (machine):
100x8
100x8
100x8

Rack Pulls (pretty sure these were too high...)
275x5
275x5
275x5

EZ Bar Curls
60x5
50x8

Preacher Curls (these are hard!)
40x8

Rest in between sets was really short, about 45 seconds, a minute at most. But hey, this is the most I've ever gotten in one period at school (about 30 mins).

ryuage
12-17-2007, 05:44 PM
happy birthday and welcome to the journal section

Coke
12-18-2007, 05:20 AM
Good luck with this project man...even gaining a pound every month or two would keep you on the mark.

Notorious
12-18-2007, 05:13 PM
Thanks guys ^^

12/18/07

Squats
95x5
115x5
135x4
135x4
135x4

Front Squats
95x5
95x5

Seated Calf Raises
120x10
120x8
120x8

Practiced some front squat and low bar squat grips with the last couple minutes.

Still getting form down for both kinds of squats, so the weight isn't exactly flying up yet :)

Notorious
12-19-2007, 03:25 PM
12/19/07
Weighted Planks
115x~70
135x~60
135x~60
Pretty much slacked off the rest of the time, but that's what Wednesdays are for.
Also felt like I could have done more time, but I was on this rough mat that was digging into my skin and annoying the hell out of me.

Notorious
12-20-2007, 06:24 PM
12/20/07

Only got three hours of sleep last night cuz I had a big research paper due. Surprisingly, I still improved a crapload since last week.

Flat Bench
85x5
105x5
125x5
125x4 (5th rep with help)
125x3 (4th rep with help)

CG Bench
85x6
I stopped there because my wrists were killing me.

Last week I could bench 125 once.

Also thinking of changing my routine a bit so I can Squat 3x a week. Will update original post.

Notorious
12-21-2007, 03:27 PM
12/21/07

Deadlifts
135x5
185x5
225x5
230x4
230x5

Squats
95x5
Tried to do more @120... but couldn't get more than a couple reps.

Really disappointing workout today. I was hoping to get to at least 235x5 on deads and squating 135 for reps again. Legs were already tired from deadlifting, but I still feel like I should have been able to squat more.
Is it possible that the 3 hours of sleep the night before last hurt my workout today? Weird.

Winter break starts today, so my workouts are gonna be different for a couple weeks. Finding a place to workout would be helpful too =/

Notorious
01-07-2008, 03:09 PM
1/7/08
Military Press
45x5
65x5
90x3
90x3
90x1
After that last rep I immediately got this really terrible headache in the back of my head for about 2 minutes... weird.

Squats
95x5
115x5
145x4
145x4
145x3

Practiced some Power Clean form with really light weight for a couple minutes.

Coke
01-05-2009, 03:59 AM
Nice job dude, just stay at it.