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ThomasG
03-09-2010, 07:30 PM
So I'm done with my bulking cycle thank god, I'm so ****ing sick of stuffing my face all day. I went from 170 and finished at 197lbs with 13.7% bf. I stayed relatively lean through my entire bulk as I did a clean bulk. Took a lot of effort to eat 5500 clean calories a day. I'm down 9lbs so far and am at 12.7% bf. I compete in the 181 class apr 3rd hoping to make an 1150 raw total for my first competition. All of my food is weighed or measured and documented into fitday I'll probably drop down to 10% with just a high carb low fat clean diet. Then the fun starts with carb cycling!


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1224.jpg

Front relaxed

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1226.jpg

My quads actually leaned from gaining 30lbs lol! Well my squat went up about 100lbs in 3months as well

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1227.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1229.jpg

Back isnt very impressive till I get very lean :(

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1232.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1233.jpg

DavyRen
03-10-2010, 06:40 AM
Great effort with the bulk

looking forward to see how you cut up

ThomasG
03-20-2010, 04:45 PM
Thanks Davy

Update on the cut

184.8lbs here 11.4%.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1262.jpg

ThomasG
04-08-2010, 03:53 PM
Woke up at 179.6 today

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1347.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/33-1.jpg

Smoked 430 raw

TremL96
04-15-2010, 09:13 PM
I wish my legs looked like yours man.

ThomasG
04-16-2010, 10:11 AM
Thanks

ThomasG
05-02-2010, 11:08 AM
I've pretty much hit my goal. I'm the most shredded I've ever been. veins poppin up in the delts and and calves now. Here is a pic of the wheels

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1386.jpg

Still got 445 up on the squat at 173lbs and my deadlift is still going up. Depending on how things go I might compete again in June.

Upper body pics will come soon

cphafner
05-02-2010, 06:37 PM
good job man

depotman
05-03-2010, 02:03 PM
Nice friggin work man, you look sick.

ThomasG
05-03-2010, 05:28 PM
Thanks guys!!

sbirgel
05-03-2010, 10:47 PM
nice cut man and beastly legs!

r2473
05-06-2010, 12:22 PM
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ThomasG
05-06-2010, 03:33 PM
I'm 5'10. I'm taking my BF% for fun with the via bio-metrical Impedance

Some upper body shots



http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1409.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1407.jpg

ThomasG
05-27-2010, 08:52 AM
Another update

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/xtgrovex/100_1465.jpg

bojackson
05-27-2010, 09:10 AM
Nice cut...what now?

ThomasG
05-27-2010, 09:42 AM
Slowly recomp then when september hits its back to powerlifting, bulking, and breaking the national raw AAPF 181 squat record.

ryuage
05-27-2010, 11:02 AM
what's the current record?

ThomasG
05-27-2010, 11:32 AM
473lbs. I got 430 up last comp and I undershot myself.

ryuage
05-27-2010, 04:23 PM
is this state or national?

ThomasG
05-27-2010, 05:56 PM
National

http://www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com/AAPF%20RAW.htm

f=ma
05-27-2010, 07:13 PM
looking real lean man, great job

whats your current bw? 165-170ish?

ThomasG
05-27-2010, 08:32 PM
175.

ryuage
05-28-2010, 12:08 AM
wow, I should start competing =)

good job on the cut btw

RonnyB
06-15-2010, 10:50 AM
Wow i remember seeing your pics a year ago when i stopped coming on here, you look amazing bro, the hard work is paying off, you've inspired me to get my ethic back.

ThomasG
06-15-2010, 12:50 PM
Wow i remember seeing your pics a year ago when i stopped coming on here, you look amazing bro, the hard work is paying off, you've inspired me to get my ethic back.

Thanks Ronny! Everyday I keep at it. Sometimes I get frustrated with how slow progress is but I'm only twenty, I think to myself what I can look like by age 25 or even 30 if I keep going at this pace.

K-R-M
07-16-2010, 08:50 PM
Hey Thomas, your body type looks a lot like mine. I'm busy now, but mind if I ask you a couple of questions in a not too distant future? I dig your progress, great job.

ThomasG
07-17-2010, 07:39 AM
Of course man, thanks.

TremL96
07-19-2010, 07:37 PM
Your obliques/hip flexors look huge. Looking pretty ripped man.

ThomasG
07-19-2010, 09:39 PM
Yes I have child bearing hips :(.... Suck for aesthetics great for squatting though.

TremL96
07-20-2010, 08:40 PM
Yes I have child bearing hips :(.... Suck for aesthetics great for squatting though.

Haha, I imagine so. That's always been a weak point for my squat though.

blakjak12
08-09-2010, 06:40 PM
Your pics and squats are very impressive. Keep up the good work.

Unholy
08-12-2010, 09:41 AM
Looking awesome, I gotta get my boy Brett into PLing comps. Hes a natty bber and squats 430 x 5 beltless weighin 155lbs. kids only 20 years old lol. Has wheelz like WOAH.

Unreal
08-13-2010, 07:34 AM
Looking good. I need to get back into it.