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skitz812
01-06-2008, 01:47 PM
Target is primarily to get my little pencil legs to catch up with my upper body. Looking like I have polio isn't especially fun. I'm also aiming to hit the 200 pound mark, cut the abs, and get the back and chest a little bigger too. Due to MMA it's been good having a lot of upper body strength and also strangely strong legs give the size, but I feel it's time to move up a weight class too.

deeder
01-06-2008, 01:56 PM
No legs in there?!

Squats, deadlifts, Straight leg deadlifts, hack squats, box squats, etc... Doesn't matter what you do but start doing them!

deeder
01-06-2008, 02:01 PM
Best of luck to you. Check out Built's Baby Got Back routine.. That should give you some great ideas for building big legs ;)

skitz812
01-06-2008, 02:02 PM
Ahh ok, cheers mate.

Dgro
01-06-2008, 02:10 PM
Good luck, and I totally want to see these pencil legs! I can't believe you actually weight 150 at 5'11 from those upper body shots X_x

skitz812
01-06-2008, 02:26 PM
They're up. Christ, you could batter them and serve them with fries.

Detard
01-06-2008, 03:04 PM
LOL your legs are tiny.

Anyways, squat heavy, nice and deep and you'll see some amazing gains, granted your eating enough. Good luck with your goals man.

monstermax
01-06-2008, 03:27 PM
I noticed my legs grew when I changed my program.

My leg training only consists of the compounds
Squats
Front squats
Romanians

And im pretty dead after those these movements.

Killa Kurt
01-09-2008, 09:04 PM
My suggestion is to do 2 lowerbody exercises to every 1 upperbody exercises you're doing for a while. You need to bring your lower body up to par with your upper.

skitz812
01-09-2008, 09:21 PM
Cheers mate, I was thinking of readjusting my routine so that I do one leg workout at the beginning of the week and one at the end of the week.

skitz812
03-30-2008, 11:37 AM
So it's been a while since I posted. I've gained another 10 pounds, seems the legs have got a little bigger too. Arms have gone from 15.5 to just over 16 inches as well. Hopefully I'll hit 16.5 by the summer.

Killa Kurt
03-30-2008, 12:54 PM
Don't post workouts anymore?

skitz812
03-30-2008, 01:06 PM
To be honest I've been logging them on a different computer. I've been at uni for the past few months and don't have the internet in the flat I live in.

skitz812
02-13-2011, 05:18 PM
Was randomly going through a list of old sites I visited and thought I'd give an update over three years later!

Got up to 210 pounds, but cut back down to 205 due to MMA.

Stats

Bench Press - 162.5kg
Squat - 190kg
Deadlift - Not the greatest due to a back injury so haven't maxed in a while.
Overhead Press - 125kg

Legs became significantly larger, but ironically don't have any current leg shots on this laptop. Only upper body shots.