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04-19-2005, 12:09 AM
Well let me call this the begining...
I have been working out for well over a year on and off... (damn girls have a horid impact on my workout schedule)
I began with a very indepth workout from www.fitrex.com and got burnt out. Worked into WBB#1 and with the help of my brother, I think I have something that I am really enjoying.
Food: ate a bunch of trash (or at least that is what it was on a nutritional basis)
Bench.........135x8, 145x6, 145x5 (superset with chinups)
Chinups.......6x2 (not assisted)
DB Incline....55s x 8, 55s x 6
Dips............6x2 (not assisted)
DB Flys........20s x 6, 30s x 7 x 2
Tricep PD.....90 x 6 x 2
Notes: My upper body is a big goal... ever since soccer in HS. I am still trying to learn that I do have muscles up there.
Tomorrow... no workout but 10 miles of mountain/rode biking to work.
04-20-2005, 10:10 PM
Squat.................135x6, 225x8, 245x8
45Deg Leg Pr........180+x8x2
Calf Raise............180x8x2 (on 45deg LP)
Note: I still feel like I can go more on legs... still a working up to what I used to do in soccer. I don't feel like jumping way up in wieght. I had a good workout.
No workout tomorrow mountain bike 10 miles.
04-23-2005, 08:10 PM
Close Grip Bench.....115x8x1,135x6x2
Seated DB Press.....40'sx8x2
Lat Raise...............30x7,6x2 (I feel as if my form is off)
French Press..........40x8x2 (first time performing in a while... go more)
Some abs stuff.
05-10-2005, 05:45 PM
Well... the past two weeks have been very hectic. But I am now have my Masters Degree and do not have to deal with college anymore (at least for a while).
Workouts for the past two weeks have been light and biking has been cut to a minimum. Hopefully with more time I can find a balance again.
New bike will be finished on Wednesday and I hope to set my workout goals prior to my next journal entry.
I am shooting for something around the ability to complete 2 sets of 8 reps at
300 lbs Squat
225 lbs Bench (This will be a challenge...) [currently 145 x 7 x 2]
05-11-2005, 09:19 AM
Typical workout that includes bench... Good day in the gym other than my inability to do chin-ups all that well. Oh well next week.
05-12-2005, 08:38 AM
Good start to a journal! You spelled "Naive" wrong, though. Nieve = Naive.
05-13-2005, 08:30 AM
Darn english language is such a pain (btw I am white as day but an engineer... so I kinda have an excuse).
No worries....all fixed now. Welcome to the journal forum! Good start. What are your goals?
05-13-2005, 09:06 AM
As of know I am just attempting to be physically fit.
By the end of the summer (i.e. August/September)
I would like to be lifting greater than 200 lbs at Bench, and over 300 at Squat.
Also... I would like to participate in one of our local off-road triathalons (mountain biking, trail running, and open water --small lake-- swimming)
Also... today was my first ride into the office on my new (well mostly new) downhill/freeride bike. There is a HUGE difference riding a 25lb bike compared to a 45lb bike. It will just make me stronger.
Current Lifts, Etc.
Last Bench - 145 x 8 x 2
Last Squat - 245 x 8 x 2
Wieght = 205 lbs
Hieght = 6' 1"
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