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MonStar
08-27-2002, 11:58 PM
Going to be putting progress pics up THIS thread every single month. Probably around the end of the month or the beginning of the next month, depending. Hopefully my progress will be pretty obvious. Well see. So far I have one from July, then one from the beginning of August, then one from the end of August.

This was on July 5th I believe. Something like that.

I weighed 213 lbs.

MonStar
08-27-2002, 11:59 PM
Here was something like the beginning of August or something along those lines. Like August 2nd maybe. I believe I was around 205 lbs. Which is down a bit from the first pictures.

My next progress pictures Ill put up around Auguest 30-31 or maybe September 1st. Well see. I am around 200-202 lbs. right now.

heathj
08-28-2002, 01:34 AM
Good job. Keep it up.

Black_Curtain
08-28-2002, 01:52 AM
Hey monstar very well done, you're a big guy :D

BennettBoy
08-28-2002, 06:36 AM
I can see improvement for sure MonStar. You will look really great if you can cut to around 190.

MonStar
08-28-2002, 06:53 AM
Yeah BB agreed man. If I can get down to around 190 lbs. I should be fairly lean. Well see what happens. I am thinking about taking new pics today - cant decide.

MonStar
08-28-2002, 07:03 AM
Weakpoints = back, calves, midsection (obviously), and a few others.

David
08-28-2002, 10:10 AM
Outstanding

millertime
08-28-2002, 11:08 AM
Looking big, keep it up.

MonStar
08-28-2002, 11:16 AM
Today, 202 lbs.

LAM
08-28-2002, 11:33 AM
good job man, nice and symmetricial !

GeneticallyGifted
08-28-2002, 12:48 PM
Monstar, you are looking pretty good in the last pic. Arms look big against you body. You are looking tight...tight like a tiger!!LOL (goldmember)

GG

chris mason
08-28-2002, 01:41 PM
You look great Monstar! A very nice improvement for only a month!

Natural Animal
08-28-2002, 07:40 PM
Farrrrk man, those are some serious guns.

MonStar
08-28-2002, 10:32 PM
Thanks a LOT guys! Didnt expect such positive support. Really appreciate all of you guys support. Seriously, means a lot to me. Still working on growing my back! :):)

orangecrush
08-29-2002, 12:22 AM
Wow, nobody really mentioned the peak on the bi's either. The back is looking real thick too. Some pretty good genetics you got there.

s_hinobi
08-29-2002, 12:33 AM
wow great improvements in every month....how long have u bean training?

Shocker
08-29-2002, 12:41 AM
good job if you only lost 10lbs overall, looks like you lost it only in the waistline
keep it up dude!

MonStar
08-29-2002, 06:10 AM
Thanks for all of the support guys!! :D:D

I have been training a total of 6 years, around 1-1.5 years knowing what I was doing. If that. Started training heavy at the young age of 12, which was extremely young. But it didnt stunt my growth at all like many believe.

As you guys know my diet has basically been a lot of junkfood and just keeping my calories around ~3000. So the bottom line is calories in vs. calories out I think. :):)

Thanks orangecrush for the comments about my biceps and back. My back is a big weakpoint for me I am always trying to bring it up. Want HUGE lats...

gino
08-29-2002, 01:26 PM
Arms and shoulders especially look great. Nice

Blitzforce
08-29-2002, 03:36 PM
Man you definitely look noticable leaner

BronzedGoddess
08-29-2002, 05:31 PM
DAYUM!!! You are looking AMAZAING. You've got it down to be so young. Keep up all the hard work! The total package is great!

MonStar
08-29-2002, 10:40 PM
Thanks for all of the support guys, really really appreciate it. Didnt expect all of the positive feedback. As many of you know my diet has been a TOTAL joke for the past month so its insane that I have made any progress at all to be completely honest.

Titan
08-30-2002, 08:03 PM
Monstar what sort of diet did you use to lean out? I know you have tried alot in the past, this seems to be the most sucessful one, time wise and lbm wise

MonStar
08-30-2002, 09:00 PM
Originally posted by Titan
Monstar what sort of diet did you use to lean out? I know you have tried alot in the past, this seems to be the most sucessful one, time wise and lbm wise

Haha its all in my most recent journal man. Every meal from a month ago until now, etc.

Believe it or not its been nothing but CRAP! Just more or less fast food, and all that - but tracking my calories pretty precisely. I mean more or less keeping a good estimate of how many calories I was taking in each day and everything like that ya know?

Focused on the calories in vs. calories out principle.

RussianRocket
08-30-2002, 09:12 PM
Man you look good. Thats about my goal just leaner.

Titan
08-30-2002, 10:16 PM
got it thanks man :) i was just wondering... and your journal is
[-------------------------------------------------} long

MonStar
08-30-2002, 10:25 PM
Haha yeah my journal is getting pretty long. Everyone said that me calling it my "final" journal was just BS etc. But hey I said it would be my last journal, and it is.

Goin_Big
08-30-2002, 10:33 PM
looks like you've gained some mass in your chest in the last month?

Lookin cut, I gotta try your diet. Eat everything in sight and lift :D

MonStar
08-31-2002, 05:51 AM
Originally posted by Goin_Big
looks like you've gained some mass in your chest in the last month?

Lookin cut, I gotta try your diet. Eat everything in sight and lift :D

Haha good luck with my diet GB. I dont even know how its worked for me at all, pretty amazing huh? :D:D

Anyways man yeah my chest might have grown, I dont know. Anything is possible. I have been doing 5x5 for around I month I think so that could have done it. Who knows.

trooth
09-02-2002, 11:42 AM
Uhh. Dayum. Lookin good bro...

zwarrior99
09-02-2002, 11:51 AM
You look huge! LOL did i post in this thread before lol

MonStar
09-02-2002, 12:39 PM
Haha thanks guys. Appreciate the kind words. :):)

MonStar
09-29-2002, 11:28 AM
Today, 199 lbs.

Reinier
09-29-2002, 01:13 PM
u look good.

chris mason
09-29-2002, 02:38 PM
Eat some food, become a fat ass like me!

Spawn_X
09-29-2002, 03:13 PM
stupid genetics. :(

nice work.

rookiebldr
09-29-2002, 09:11 PM
Great work MonStar, keep up the progress.

MonStar
09-29-2002, 09:36 PM
Thanks for all the encouragement guys! :):)

ectx
09-29-2002, 11:32 PM
I'd say it's a bit more than good genetics. You bust your ass in the gym and it shows.

Got to say though, even though you're about 4lbs lighter in these pics, you looked more defined in the August set. Maybe it's the lighting. Your back does seem to be getting bigger. I'd say it's your best part. Keep it up Mike. Looking awesome. :thumbup:

I ate like you today man. Burgers onion rings...the works...too bad it doesn't have the same effect. :(

Spawn_X
09-29-2002, 11:42 PM
i bust my ass at the gym too, but it doesn't show..

<slaps genetics>

ericg
09-30-2002, 06:21 AM
Looking good Mike, keep it up man.

MonStar
09-30-2002, 07:13 AM
Thanks a lot for all the support guys. Appreciate it! :D:D

ectx:

Yeah man I dont know I have been eating nothing but sh*t but my weight is around the same. Well actually to be honest the day before I took those pics I threw up and thats why I weighed around 199 rather than 201-203 like I normally do. Its all good.

Yeah eating crap sure is fun isnt it!?

EDIT: I am not sure how much of a role genetics play. I have worked out very hard since I was 12. I cannot say that I knew what I was doing at 12-14 but I worked out very, very, hard. I ate a lot although I cannot say I always ate good. By the time I was 14-15 I had pecs and biceps and all that. And some decent delts. So its not like I was completely lost getting no results at all. I was just following Flex magazine and sh*t.

ericg
09-30-2002, 07:16 AM
Oh ya man, i know i gave you shiat bout all your fuken journals!! I have to take it back now since I need to scrap up your NHE one!! I should be starting it soon, hopefully with some nice results.

MonStar
09-30-2002, 07:43 AM
ericg:

Hehe its all good man. I tried to tell you guys that I was starting my "final" journal here at WBB but no one wanted to listen. Oh well its all good. Yeah man my NHE journal is one here somewhere. I dont know exactly where though, sorry man.

Great diet though seriously I think youll like it a lot no doubt. Lots of fun especially with the big carbup meal, etc.

vabeefcake
09-30-2002, 09:36 PM
looking real good dude..i just compared your first pic in this thread to you last...awsome difference..your chest work is definatly working, and the abs are cutting up nicely..maybe after i finish my bulk cycle and start to cut, i can look as good as you!

Frozenmoses
09-30-2002, 09:48 PM
Nice back, dude. Keep it up.

MonStar
09-30-2002, 10:38 PM
Thanks a lot for the support guys, really means a lot to me.

vabeefcake:

Check out my journal in the Online Journals board man I dont know how my abs look any better, check out my diet, lol. Oh well. I am hoping to grow my lats extremely huge by 2003. Well see how things go.

Frozenmoses:

Thanks a lot man. I am trying to improve my back big time. Its a big weakpoint in my physique right now. Hopefully by 2003 it will be a strong point.

Savannah
10-01-2002, 03:47 AM
Wow, Monstar, I'm impressed. Your lats and back pic really stand out but your overall package has come together nicely aswell!:cool:

MonStar
10-01-2002, 06:32 AM
Thanks a lot, appreciate all the support everyone.

I think that monthly progress pics has seriously helped out a lot. It gives me a chance once a months to assess my weakpoints and everything like that. I really think that its an idea that everyone should give a shot.

the doc
10-04-2002, 08:55 PM
way to go monstar!

MonStar
10-04-2002, 09:43 PM
Thanks a lot doc, appreciate it man. :D:D

Accipiter
10-08-2002, 04:32 PM
looking monstarous!

Mik
10-09-2002, 01:18 PM
Lookin' huge man! Great work!

MonStar
10-09-2002, 10:10 PM
Hey thanks a lot guys, appreciate it---seriously. :D:D

All of my information if anyone is curious is in my journal, in the online journals board. My diet, supplements, training, sleep, etc.

Shark
10-17-2002, 12:20 PM
Very much how I wanna look after my next bulk/cut. Keep up the good work!

MonStar
10-17-2002, 09:31 PM
Originally posted by crussow
Very much how I wanna look after my next bulk/cut. Keep up the good work!

Hey thanks a lot man, thats very motivational. Appreciate the kind words. You can check out my journal for my daily routine, etc.

TreeTrunks
10-17-2002, 10:20 PM
You got some good size on you man! Awesome job cutting up!!! Looks like you actually got bigger on your cut! Wicked work!!!

MonStar
10-18-2002, 06:07 AM
Originally posted by TreeTrunks
You got some good size on you man! Awesome job cutting up!!! Looks like you actually got bigger on your cut! Wicked work!!!

Hey thanks a lot TT! Appreciate the very very kind words. I have not really been cutting at all actually. If you check out my jounral youll realize that I have been eating nothing but sh*t, but keeping a general idea of my calorie intake thats all. Seems to work pretty damn well, dont ask me how. Must be the fast food, haha.