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Cannonstar
05-22-2009, 10:53 AM
It's been awhile since I've logged on to this site.

Here's what I looked like in 2004 (aprox 150-160lbs):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/cannonstar/skinnybitch.jpg

Here's what I look like right now (aprox 175lbs):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/cannonstar/fatso.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/cannonstar/fatso2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/cannonstar/fatso3.jpg

My goal is to gain size and muscles.

My maintenance cal is aprox 2725.8 and I'm bulking up slowly so I gotta consume 3225.8 cal per day, which is somewhat tough because I tend to skip breakfast and not eat anything till noon. I often have a tough time trying to reach 2725 cal, let alone 3225. I'm working on waking up earlier and just forcefeed myself in the morning.

I'm following the basic exercise rountine found here: http://www.wannabebig.com/training/routines-and-programs/wannabebig-the-original-routine/ I have one change to it however: Instead of Dip, Im doing wide grip overhead pullups. I don't have the equipment at home to do dips so.

Today I started day 3 cuz It's friday and I wanted to keep it synced up with the calendar.

May 22nd:

Flat Bench Press:
70lbsx11
70lbsx7

Low Inc DB Press:
20lbsx12
20lbsx10

Wide Grip Pullups:
12
12

Comment: I sort of hopped off the floor during the last few reps trying to reach 12 rep.

Chin ups:
8
7

Comment: Really hopped alot here. I tried using a chair to support one leg while I pulled myself up, but it kept moving forward.

Deadlifts:
50lbsx8
50lbsx12

Comment: I was just focusing more on my form than to lift heavier. I'm still not sure about my form I was thinking about videotaping myself next time and see how my form is and make adjustment accordingly.

Barbell Rows:
20lbsx12
20lbsx12

Comment: Needed more weight, it felt too easy for me.

Shrugs:
40lbsx16
40lbsx16

Comment: Needed more weight here too.

Prework out meal: One scoop of N.O. Xplode

Post-workout meal: 1/2 cup of protien shake, 2 eggs (whole), and 2 whole wheat toasts. I considered eating a whole tincan of tuna mixed with onions, but I was feelin full so I'll save it for next meal.

Now... the first step is done... I gotta wait till monday to start day one and then continue sticking it out for the whole summer. That's the biggest hurdle for me actually is to motivate myself every week.

I should actually mention that I was doing P90x for a whole week last week before changing my rountine. I decided to save P90x for when I want to lean out my body after when summer's done.

Cannonstar
05-26-2009, 02:02 PM
May 26th:

Squats:
40lbsx8
60lbsx8

Comment: form sucked badly.

Hack Squats:
60lbsx8
60lbsx8

Straightlegged DL:
60lbsx7
60lbsx6

Had a protien shake right after workout with a tbsp of glutamine. I ate 1 cup of oatmeal mixed with 1/2 cup of dried cranberries pre-workout.

Well this day didnt go as well as I expected. I'm hopin tmw goes better and my mood will lighten up to let me bring it.

Cannonstar
05-27-2009, 09:10 AM
May 27th:

Shoulders, Tri and Bi day:

Seated Dumbell Press:
30lbsx10
30lbsx10
30lbsx10

Standing Lateral Raise:
10lbsx10
10lbsx10

Narrow Grip Bench Press:
40lbsx10
40lbsx10

Barbell Curls:
50lbsx10
50lbsx8

Hammer Curls:
20lbsx10
20lbsx10


Comment: I couldn't do either Military Press in rack nor French Press cuz of lack of equipments. I may have strained my lower back a bit. I need to focus more on form first than trying to lift the heaviest weight I can.

Pre workout meal: 2 whole eggs, Whole weight english muffin with garlic hummus, and a protien shake.

Post workout: Protien shake and a granola bar.

Cannonstar
05-30-2009, 03:16 PM
May 29th:

Flat Bench Press:
80lbsx7
60lbsx6

Low Inc DB Press:
30lbsx12
30lbsx12

Wide Grip Pullups:
12
10

Comment: Did better this time.

Chin ups:
12
9

Comment: Did a lot better with using leg support on chair.

Deadlifts:
60lbsx12
60lbsx9

Comment: Learned that keeping stomach tucked in and squeezing my ass helped keep a good form.

Barbell Rows:
60lbsx10
60lbsx10

Comment: Alot better, I felt the burn here.

Shrugs:
60lbsx10
60lbsx10


Well I felt better doing the workout 2nd time around. It was a tough start but I think I'm hitting my stride now.

Cannonstar
05-30-2009, 03:17 PM
May 30th:

Squats:
10x60lbs
8x60lbs

Hack Squats:
8x60lbs
8x60Lbs

Straightlegged Deadlift:
8x60lbs
8x60lbs

I definately brought myself to the task here. I focused the pain in my glutes and made sure it burned. My form improved here, I practiced doing squat without barbell and my arms straight out. Afterwards I did wallsquat with a baskeball. My form improved as result of this workout. My legs feel rubbery now, I take that as a good sign.

Pre workout meal: protien shake, 2 eggs and whole wheat english muffin

Post workout: protien shake, banana and something else I forgot.

I've gained a few pounds. I'm at 180 right now. I think from fat mainly... I haven't been watchin my diet carefully.

Cannonstar
05-31-2009, 09:41 AM
May 31th:

Shoulders, Tri and Bi day:

Seated Dumbell Press:
30lbsx8
30lbsx8
30lbsx8

Standing Lateral Raise:
20lbsx10
20lbsx10

Narrow Grip Bench Press:
50lbsx10
50lbsx8

Barbell Curls:
50lbsx6
50lbsx6

Hammer Curls:
30lbsx4
30lbsx5

Started off great but then my arms crapped out quickly toward the end. I'm going to try NO Xplode next time, though keeping an empty stomach will be hard since I need to eat something (usually a banana) to give me energy to lift.

Pre: Protien shake, banana

Post: Omelet (cranberry, shredded mild cheese, tomato slices and onion), whole wheat english muffin, protien shake and cranberry juice.

Cannonstar
06-02-2009, 10:55 AM
June 2nd:


Flat Bench Press:
80lbsx10
80lbsx6
70lbsx10

Low Inc DB Press:
30lbsx12
30lbsx11

Wide Grip Pullups:
13
10

Chin ups:
10
10

Deadlifts:
80lbsx9
80lbsx8

Barbell Rows:
60lbsx9
60lbsx9

Shrugs:
60lbsx15
60lbsx13

Feeling unsatisfied with this work out today. I'm feeling something's lacking here. Maybe the weights were not challenging enough (I need to go buy more weights). My chin ups and wide grip pull ups sucks as well, I hate using chair as support cuz I think the supporting leg takes away some of the power I need for my back. I prob didn't do deadlifts properly either cuz I felt strains on the back of my neck when lifting.

I think this may be my least favorite work out so far. Lookin forward to legs tmw. (I'll put up a vid of my squat form if I can find a way to upload it).

Pre: Protien shake with N.O. Xplode (remind me to never do this again, i shook the **** outta that cup with a lid and didnt even notice the bulging lid until the moment it popped and got strawberry protien splatters all over the place, holy ****. ), banana

Post: Protien shake (NO N.O.Xplode this time) and chicken sandwich.

Cannonstar
06-12-2009, 05:42 AM
Whew, I love the smell of sweaty armpits in the morning.

I worked out shoulders, triceps and biceps this morning. I was unable to sleep last night, woke up 5am in the morning cuz of an itchy ass. ****in rough sandpaper tolietpapers.

So here's the breakdown on my routine today:

Shoulders

Seated DB Press:
30lbs x 15
30lbs x 10
30lbs x 12

Standing Lateral Raise:
20lbs x 12
20lbs x 12

Triceps

Narrow Grip Bench Press:
50lbs x 14
50lbs x 15

Biceps

Hammer Curl:
20lbs x 15
20lbs x 12

Barbell Curl:
50lbs x 7

Pre workout meal: 2 scoops of N.O. Xplode and water.

Post workout meal: 1 scoop of Protien shake, 3 eggs and whole wheat toast.


Now I'm off to practice guitar playing.

Cannonstar
06-16-2009, 02:25 PM
Legs day:

Squat: 90lbsx 10, 10
Hack Squat: 90lbsx 10, 10
SLDL: 90lbsx 10, 10

Pre: Protien shake, 2 eggs with a whole wheat bagel
Post: Protien shake, 2 pita bread with garlic hummus.