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Hockey66
05-22-2008, 10:36 PM
Well, after a really messed up year I'm finally back at it again. I wanted a couple months of consistency before I started a journal and it looks like I'm back on the right track. I'm not really cutting or bulking right now, just eating good healthy food and busting my ass in the gym and it seems to be working, I've gained 20 lbs. back and gotten leaner in the process.

This past year I got the flu once, tonsilitis twice and cut off the tip of my left middle finger. I ended up getting down to 181 lbs. but I'm back up to 200ish now. My routine is a slight spin-off of BGB, but all the same principles. I'm hoping this journal will keep me motivated. If I don't post a workout for more than a week I ask that an admin ban's my account, or possibly IP, for a month. That would give me motivation because I can't live without my WBB.

Anyway, today I rocked the leggies, but took it easy on the hammies because I shovelled asphault all day today, and am going to again all day tomorrow. But, for $25 an hour I can't complain. Oh yeah, I curled too.

Well, it went something like this..

ATF Squattage

225 x 10
275 x 5
315 x 5
315 x 5
315 x 5

SLDLs

135 x 10
225 x 10
225 x 10
225 x 10

Leg extensions

something x something x something

Standing calf raises

300 x 20
400 x 12
400 x 12

Standing barbell curls

100 x 12
110 x 8
110 x 8

Cable curls

something x something x something



That's right, I'm back WBBiatches!

ThomasG
05-22-2008, 10:56 PM
Hell yea! I'm looking forward to this journal.

Also, Pink Floyd rocks!!

Hockey66
05-22-2008, 11:54 PM
What do you mean, my journal title was completely innovative and not inspired by Pink Floyd at all. :zipit:

Thanks man, I'll try to keep it interesting for you guys.

Hockey66
05-25-2008, 11:13 PM
Well, today and yesterday were rest days for me, but Friday's session went like this:

Decline Barbell Bench (first time doing this in forever, felt so awkward)

185 x 10
205 x 8
225 x 5
225 x 5
225 x 5

Dumbell Military Press

70s x 10
80s x 6
80s x 4

45 lbs Plate Press

x12
x12
x10

JM Press

95 x 8
105 x 8

Overhead Tricep Press

100 x 6
90 x 8

Pec Deck

something x something x something

Overall a decent workout, had a HUGE pump afterwards and went out to the bar with some old friends. Got tons of compliments, it was confidence boosting to say the least! :D

Unholy
05-25-2008, 11:22 PM
How tall are you now?

Reko
05-26-2008, 12:07 AM
5-10, just like his sig says :)

Hockey66
05-26-2008, 09:35 PM
Alrighty ladies and gents, another solid day in the gym. And yes Paul I'm 5'10 you blind mother ****er. ;)

Flat BB Bench

225 x 5
235 x 5
245 x 3 (+2 forced reps)

Dumbell Rows

120s x 10
130s x 6
130s x 6

Incline Dumbell Bench

90s x 9
90s x 7
90s x 6

Lat Pulldowns

180 x 12
210 x 10
225 x 8

Machine Rows

3pps x 8 x 3

Abs

whatever, lol.


And now I'm eating a nice, fat, juicy steak.

MattBag
05-26-2008, 11:56 PM
Are you using any supplements and what does your diet revolve around?

Coke
05-27-2008, 06:03 AM
Good deal on getting back to it man.

Unholy
05-27-2008, 08:21 AM
Are you using any supplements and what does your diet revolve around?

clearly steak.

MattBag
05-27-2008, 12:41 PM
Well that was a little to obvious...

Hockey66
05-27-2008, 10:56 PM
MattBag: Right now the only supplements I'm using are Results, whey protein, fish oil, multivitamins and vitamin C. I'm not really following a structured diet, I just try to eat healthy and get in lots of protein and sufficient calories. I mostly eat chicken, steak, potatoes, pasta, rice, whole wheat bread, eggs, fruit and veggies, and drink a ton of milk.

Today was another legs and biceps session, went pretty good. Strength is starting to get where it used to be.

Squats

275 x 5
325 x 5
325 x 5

SLDLs

225 x 12
275 x 8
275 x 8

Seated calf raises

130 x 15
150 x 12
150 x 10

Dumbell curls

60s x 8
65s x 5
65s x 5

Machine preacher curls

90 x 12
115 x 6 dropset 45 x 15

And that was all for today. I was going to go for 335 on squats but I was on my feet all day and work and was tired/lazy. 325 felt really heavy, more than it should. Next week 335 will be squatted.

Stumprrp
05-28-2008, 05:25 AM
really strong squats man

Hockey66
05-29-2008, 09:42 PM
Chest and Shoulders

Decline BB Bench

275 x 3
275 x 3
225 x 8

DB Shoulder Press

80s x 8
85s x 4
85s x 3

45 lbs Plate Press

+10 lbs x 8
+10 lbs x 7
x 10

Pec Dec

210 x 8
195 x 10
225 x 5 drop 150 x 8

Cable Lateral Raise
45 x 12
55 x 8
55 x 8

Abs

something x something x something



Solid.

Sidior
05-29-2008, 09:43 PM
Keep this updated with pics, you have always had a very impressive physique. Nice work in here.

Hockey66
05-29-2008, 09:46 PM
Keep this updated with pics, you have always had a very impressive physique. Nice work in here.

I'm not as big as I used to be, but in terms of size vs bodyfat I think I'm doing really well right now. I'll post up pics within the month. Thanks man.

Hockey66
05-30-2008, 08:28 PM
Today was a quick workout, I had places to be and women to see. ;)

Rack Pulls Below Knee

405 x 3
365 x 5
365 x 10 (without pause at bottom, which I find is much easier)

****, I suck donkey balls at rack pulls. I can deadlift more from the floor. Pathetic.

JM Press

115 x 12
135 x 6
135 x 6

Overhead Tricep Extension

90 x 10
100 x 7

1-arm Tricep Pushdowns

60 x 12
65 x 10

Not bad, kinda choked about the rack pulls though.

jed
06-03-2008, 09:09 PM
just looked through and your workouts are looking very solid bro. awesome squat and deads, and looks like we're pretty close to each other on bench. where you located?

Hockey66
06-05-2008, 10:16 PM
Tuesday's Workout!

Teh chezt and bax!

Flat Barbell Bench

225 x 5
245 x 5
245 x 4 (+1)

T-bar Rows

Bar + 185 x 12
Bar + 225 x 8
Bar + 225 x 6 dropset Bar + 135 x 15

Incline Dumbell Press

95s x 6
95s x 6
90s x 7

Chinups

BW x 15
BW + 25 x 8
BW + 25 x 8

Cable Rows

240 x 10
240 x 10


I was wiped after this. Awesome workout.

Hockey66
06-05-2008, 10:20 PM
Todays workout!

Legz and Bi-cepTz

Squats

335 x 3
335 x 3

Hammy Curls

crap x poop

Calf raises

useless x terrible

Dumbell Curls

60s x 8
65s x 6
70s x 3
55s x 10


What a ****ty workout. I was so tired from work, I literally felt like doing nothing. Oh well, at least I went.

Unholy
06-06-2008, 09:27 AM
Start making more time for your workouts buddy =)

Also I am demanding some pictures.

Hockey66
06-08-2008, 08:20 PM
just looked through and your workouts are looking very solid bro. awesome squat and deads, and looks like we're pretty close to each other on bench. where you located?

Hey man, thanks for the kind words. I live in a small town called Kitimat, up in northwestern BC. You've probably never heard of it haha. Yeah I'm actually happy with how my bench has been improving. I've started working chest twice a week and only doing 2 exercises each time instead of 3 or 4 on one day, and it's working well. Where do you live?

jed
06-08-2008, 09:08 PM
haha nope i dont know much about canada. i guess i forgot you lived in canada somewhere, i was thinkin about the possibilities of us trainin later in the future. never know i guess since we'll both be gettin 60 mpg soon haha. thats a nice thing about ur chest work, i really need to work on mine. ill be taking notes. im about right in the middle of good ol iowa myself!

Hockey66
06-09-2008, 08:54 PM
TODAYS workout was chest and back, and it was quite awesome indeed.

Flat Barbell Bench

225 x 5
275 x 1
295 x 1
295 x 1
225 x 9

Tbar Rows

225 x 10
250 x 6
250 x 6 dropset 160 x 12

Incline Dumbell Bench

100s x 6
90s x 8
90s x 7

Close Grip Pullups

BW x 15
BW + 25 x 8
BW + 25 x 8

Cable Rows

260 x 6
240 x 10
240 x 10

Sidior
06-09-2008, 08:56 PM
Real strong pressing!

Hockey66
06-09-2008, 08:58 PM
Thanks, Sid. 20 lbs. PR on the bench by the way. :D

Sidior
06-09-2008, 09:02 PM
**** you didn't mention that and you hit it twice! Nice work.

Hockey66
06-09-2008, 09:03 PM
Yup, it wasn't too hard to first time either. My butt came off the bench the second time though. I think I have 305ish in me, maybe 315 in a few weeks.

BTW are your gym PRs equipped or raw? Either way you're a ****ing monster, keep it up.

Sidior
06-09-2008, 09:05 PM
Yup, it wasn't too hard to first time either. My butt came off the bench the second time though. I think I have 305ish in me, maybe 315 in a few weeks.

BTW are your gym PRs equipped or raw? Either way you're a ****ing monster, keep it up.

Dead is raw, squat is in briefs + wraps, and my bench was in a single ply shirt. I tore my labrum though so I haven't been benching recently.

315 will be huge!

Hockey66
06-09-2008, 09:08 PM
That's insane man, what was your raw bench at? Sorry to hear about the injury dude, be sure to not make the same mistake I did and let it heal completely before trying to push yourself in the gym again.

Sidior
06-09-2008, 09:20 PM
That's insane man, what was your raw bench at? Sorry to hear about the injury dude, be sure to not make the same mistake I did and let it heal completely before trying to push yourself in the gym again.

I'm really not sure as it turns out I had a smaller labrum tear for awhile prior to really injuring it. I think my best bench was maybe 315x5 raw, raw always hurt too much. Whenever I'm back my goal will be 405 raw before I get into a shirt again.

jed
06-09-2008, 09:23 PM
damn dude that is a mean workout today. huge congrats on the 295 PR. thats huge weight bro! great on everthing else too.

Big o Boy
06-10-2008, 05:52 PM
Nice liftin in here bro... Sweet PR on the bench, too! You must have some cannon sized guns to be curling what you are... craziness. Sweet stuff.

Jorge Sanchez
06-10-2008, 05:59 PM
I can't come into the journal's section without hearing Pink Floyd in my head anymore. Nice benching.

Hockey66
06-10-2008, 06:19 PM
Thanks for the support guys.

Yeah Jorge, I thought Welcome to the Machine was an awesome name for a journal, and obviously an even better song.

Hockey66
06-11-2008, 09:34 PM
Another ****ty ****ing workout. I'm such a slacker.

Hack Squats

6pps x 10
6pps x 10
6pps x 10

SLDLs

225 x 15
225 x 15

Calf Raises

a lot x a lot

Preacher Curl Machine

90 x 12
100 x 8
100 x 8

Hammer Curls

55s x 8
50s x 10

jed
06-11-2008, 10:07 PM
****ty cuz u were lazy or ****ty cuz u just couldnt move the weight no matter what? anyway, any workout with "SLDL" and 2 things of "225x15" in the same paragraph is a damn fine one to me.

Hockey66
06-11-2008, 10:18 PM
****ty because I was lazy, I could move the weight, but just had absolutely no motivation to do it.

The death metal wasn't even helping.

jed
06-11-2008, 10:44 PM
blah. we all have those days. seriously. that was a nice workout though, dont get too down about it.

Hockey66
06-12-2008, 08:48 PM
Incline Barbell Bench

205 x 8
205 x 8
215 x 5

Dumbell Shoulder Press

80s x 6
80s x 5
70s x 8
(was dead from the inclines)

45 lbs plate press

x10
x10
x8

Cable Crossovers

75 x 6
75 x 6
65 x 10

Lateral raises

35s x 12
40s x 8
40s x 8

Meh.

Sidior
06-12-2008, 09:13 PM
Inclines look solid. Why are you such a grumpy potato recently?

Hockey66
06-12-2008, 09:17 PM
Inclines look solid. Why are you such a grumpy potato recently?

I have no idea man, I just have no energy in the gym. My job isn't even hard, just being up and doing anything for 8 hours wears me out.

Sidior
06-12-2008, 09:18 PM
I have no idea man, I just have no energy in the gym. My job isn't even hard, just being up and doing anything for 8 hours wears me out.

Bummer dude, taking caffeine pre workout?

Hockey66
06-12-2008, 09:41 PM
Bummer dude, taking caffeine pre workout?

Nope, I'm hoping my body adjusts soon or I might have to start though.

Hockey66
06-15-2008, 06:27 PM
Fridays quick workout between work and going to the bar, which wasn't a whole lot of time.

Close Grip Bench

205 x 8
215 x 6
215 x 6

Skullcrushers

100 x 12
100 x 10
100 x 10

Tricep Pushdowns

105 x 8
105 x 8
120 x 6

Hyperextensions

45 x 10
45 x 10
45 x 10

Abs

crunches n stuff

Sidior
06-15-2008, 06:47 PM
Solid workout. Did your energy levels feel better for it?

Hockey66
06-15-2008, 08:37 PM
Solid workout. Did your energy levels feel better for it?

Not really to be honest man, I think I'm going to start up with the caffeine and ephedrine in small doses and see if that helps.

Hockey66
06-16-2008, 10:35 PM
Todays workout was alright, energy levels seemed better despite getting 4 hours of sleep last night. It was a chest and back workout. For anyone curious I'm not a chest jockey, I just switched up my BGB routine to hit chest twice a week instead of back since my back is unproportionally large and my chest was lagging behind a bit. It seems to have helped quite a bit.

Dumbell Flat Bench

110s x 6
100s x 8
100s x 8

BB Rows (overhand)

225 x 12
225 x 12
275 x 6

Incline Machine Press (was lazy, lol)

2p+25ps x 12 x 3

Machine Rows

3pps x 12
3p+25 ps x 8 x 2

Pullups

BW x 13
BW x 8
BW x 6

Back was completely fried after this. A much better workout.

borracho
06-18-2008, 02:09 PM
super nice BB rows sir...super nice.

jed
06-18-2008, 02:13 PM
ugh those rows are sick dude. super back workout!

The Bran Man
06-18-2008, 03:47 PM
awsome workouts !

Hockey66
06-26-2008, 09:12 PM
Don't worry guys, I haven't been slacking off really, just been doing a lot of other stuff and not posting up my workouts. Today was kinda random, it went something like this.

Standing Millies

135 x 8
145 x 6
145 x 6
155 x 6 (push press)

Close Grip Bench

205 x 8
225 x 6
225 x 6

Arnolds

70s x 7
70s x 6
70s x 6

Skullcrushers

90 x 12
90 x 10

Lateral raises /SS/ Tri pushdowns

something x something

Cable Crossovers

90 x 8
75 x 10
75 x 10

Incline Machine Press

2pps x 10 x 3

Energy levels were awesome today, but I did get 13 hours sleep last night (fell asleep right after dinner at 6:30 and slept til 7:30 before work), and took a small dose of caffeine and ephedrine 100/8). I'll update regularly again starting now.

jed
06-27-2008, 12:24 AM
damn those millies and closegrip are strong, man! good work. glad to hear ur energy is doing better.