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Smoothie
09-23-2002, 09:59 AM
Here are my pics, let me know what you think, be honets, but don't be too mean, I have feelings too....
Let me know of any areas to work on, sorry no back pics...

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/p34d444a40f090ed30d0e5e0a69898602/fd3e4c7f.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/pa67e68a0fc38de07e37c229daed8fdf8/fd3e4c7c.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/pfe55dc050d52ebefb4b4d43099c61d13/fd3e4c78.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/p2eaf0564e572d2c34eb08d62d9fc221b/fd3e4c76.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/p0879289ef612ed0a522059d2e03310ae/fd3e4c75.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/pc366556fe4970635ef897564de74b600/fd3e4c73.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid33/pc0955380b747a09b106dc1ea0660dfc6/fd3e4c71.jpg

Smoothie
09-23-2002, 10:09 AM
Here are my stats
Age: 23
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 175lbs

upper arm: 15"
chest: 41"
thigh: 24"
calf: 16"

BennettBoy
09-23-2002, 10:34 AM
Not bad at all dude. Gotta love the way you took those pics of your legs standing up on the side of the bathtub:D

Solid base you got going. Your shoulders are nice and wide, your traps look pretty good and your chest is starting to come in. You still need a little more mass throughout your whole chest.

Your quads look in good proportion to the rest of your body. Calves look especially good.

Just stick with it....you will be a large one.

ericg
09-23-2002, 11:24 AM
Agree, you look great, just the chest seems a bit behind. Awesome though! Nice work

Tryska
09-23-2002, 11:27 AM
woohoo! leg pics! :clap:


nice work. you've got a nice shape to ya, and some decent mass. I agree the chest needs work tho.

galileo
09-23-2002, 03:03 PM
Nice legs. I wish my calves would grow. Kill me.

GeneticallyGifted
09-23-2002, 03:35 PM
I agree with the rest. I think from the pic that the legs and calves are you best attributes as of right now. The things that I do see you could work on are your chest(as everyone has stated) I think from the front view that you should work on your lats. I would also hit your shoulders alittle harder in my opinion but who the hell am I.

I think that you are looking pretty good but the chest is holding you back.

GG

Silverback
09-23-2002, 03:46 PM
yeah, u look good man everything has been said, nice leg work, at least you havent neglected them like many seem to do

Smoothie
09-23-2002, 04:24 PM
Thanks for the comments and criticism everyone, really appreciated!!!

What can I do for chest to improve?
Currently I do chest once a week, here's my routine.

Incline bb press 3x8
Flat db press 2x8
Reverse cable x-over 2x10

I mix this up with
flat bb press 3.8
Incline db press 2.8
Reverse cable x-over 2.10 or dips 2x10

Smoothie
09-23-2002, 04:35 PM
Here's a thread on in the training section to help my chest....
Keep the comments coming!!

http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=20350

BennettBoy
09-23-2002, 06:13 PM
Smoothie, how long have you been working out? I ask only because chest is sometimes very stubborn for some folks. Others get more of their delts involved than they should. Then, you got some (like I was) that had/have both those problems.

I don't see anything wrong with the chest routines you said you were doing. The only thing I might do would be to forget that cable crossover move for now and incorporate some dips and DB flies into your chest day. Also, make sure you roll your shoulders in and back before lying on the bench so your chest is really puffed up and doing all the work (and not your delts). Other than that......I can only tell you it takes time for some folks for chest to come around. It will though. Stick with it and be patient.

FYI....my chest resembled yours after even 2 years training but has finally responded some. Patience my friend.

Chomsky
09-23-2002, 06:46 PM
You're looking great. Beastly legs!
Your lats need work. Maybe a little in the chest too.

Smoothie
09-23-2002, 07:09 PM
BennettBoy, I've been working out for maybe 4 years now, but being more serious in the last two. I'll try doing weighted dips instead of the x-overs and see how that is. Whats your chest routine like? Not sure if I should go lower reps, or what.

Thanks for the comments everyone, keep them coming!!

Manveet
09-23-2002, 07:16 PM
good mass. work on chest.

GeneticallyGifted
09-25-2002, 05:31 PM
Smoothie,

The question that I have for you is , " Are you just going to 8 every time on your sets? Do you have the strength to keep pushing out more?" If so, then go to failure try that. I even mentioned to BennettBoy maybe some pre-exhaustion with isolating movements before compounds.

Try some drop sets or giant sets. Just some suggestions. I think that you look great, and that you could be a beast, just trying to help you get there.

GG

Sayiajin Prince
09-25-2002, 06:06 PM
good job bro! :)

BCC
09-25-2002, 06:44 PM
Originally posted by fubar
Dear Smoothie
I am a bit concerned about the apparent lack of bigness in your underpants (re: picture 5). Is this the result of steroids?
Yours concerned
mark
xx

wtf :rolleyes:

AdamGberg
09-25-2002, 07:12 PM
Originally posted by fubar
Dear Smoothie
I am a bit concerned about the apparent lack of bigness in your underpants (re: picture 5). Is this the result of steroids?
Yours concerned
mark
xx

usually some guy named eric or somethin catches that stuff!

and btw, are you natural?

SsiK
09-25-2002, 08:04 PM
I say hit your chest better, it's kinda small. For chest do this:

Bench Press (flat)
Incline Dumbell Press
Flye's (dumbells)

Maybe add one more excersize their as well, Dips or something good. Do about 3 sets each for desired reps.

- SsiK

Smoothie
09-25-2002, 10:23 PM
GG, I try for about 8 reps for failure on each set.

Yes I'm natural and yes there is something in my underpants and if you want pics of that, just let me know!!;)

Dirk
09-26-2002, 11:16 AM
nice work bro! looks like you have a great frame to pack on the beef!

keep it up!

dirk

Bigmofo
09-27-2002, 11:13 AM
your arms look bigger than 15" on the second pic..looking good overall :)

Miss Rezza
10-04-2002, 09:40 AM
nice work smoothie....




damn shame you live so far away :cry:

Smoothie
10-04-2002, 10:01 AM
Originally posted by Miss Rezza
nice work smoothie....




damn shame you live so far away :cry:

Thanks for the compliments. It is a damn shame you live around the world :cry: :cry:..... got any pics of yourself??

Smoothie
10-04-2002, 10:04 AM
I just saw your thread with some pics.... GOOD DAMN GIRL!!!

Hit me up PM.... ;) ;)

mesmall
10-04-2002, 12:06 PM
I think you are off to a great start.