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boxingtigger
04-26-2005, 06:45 PM
These are just some pics I took today. I am only about three months in. Overall, looking for lean muscle mass. I am currently 160lbs and 6'1". My end goal would be by Oct. to be at 175lbs. with only 8-9% bodyfat. Ok, so let me know what you think. What I need to work on. By the way, can't work legs with squats so leg improvement is slow, I have an injured back.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Side1.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Legs1.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Front1.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Bicep1.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Back2.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/DonClaggett/Back1.jpg

bigpoppapump979
04-26-2005, 06:52 PM
hey there chickenlegs...just kidding. if you cant squat your best bet is to try doing some leg presses. do some lunges with dumbbells as well. keep eatin

Gabrielle
04-26-2005, 07:43 PM
you have a great base to build on. Especially in the delt chest tie in

pinky8713
04-26-2005, 07:54 PM
Yeah, great base to build on. Lookin' good, just keep eating a ton.

KiwiBuilder
04-26-2005, 08:08 PM
Concur. Great start, and if I was that lean I would be bulking like crazy!

sliver1
04-26-2005, 10:29 PM
For being 6'1" and 160 you're looking good. I would have guessed you weighed more.

DavyRen
04-27-2005, 06:25 AM
Looking good, hopefully i'll be looking quite similar by the end of the year

boxingtigger
04-27-2005, 07:21 AM
Thanks everyone for the feedback. I kind of knew that most would say bulk. I am currently on a one month clean bulk. I have just went from my starting bulk of 3000 cal. to 3500 cal. per day. I will do this for a month and then do a small cut. I will post more pics after the bulking stage and then after the cut to see what you think. Again, thanks for the feedback. Other than the legs, any other areas I should work on balancing out?

sublime99
04-27-2005, 09:09 AM
3500 cmon man you need to eat like 5000 to 6000 cals a day to get anywhere.................EAT MAN EAT!

boxingtigger
04-27-2005, 09:16 AM
I am only looking to gain round another 15-20 lbs. 5000-6000 cal. is that even possible with a clean bulk?

Guido
04-27-2005, 09:27 AM
LEGS, man! Work your LEGS!

boxingtigger
04-27-2005, 09:58 AM
Hey Guido

You say work legs, I would agree. I do have a back injury, can't do squats. Already do leg curls, leg extensions, leg press, deadlift, and inner and outer thigh. What more do would you suggest?

HahnB
04-27-2005, 10:21 AM
Deadlifting doesn't bother your injuy at all? I would bulk for a lot longer than 1 month. In 1 month you'd be lucky to gain 6-7lbs-some people are lucky to gain 5. I would bulk for 6 months and see where you are then-you won't be needing a cut in a month that's for sure.

spencerjrus
04-27-2005, 10:42 AM
I am only looking to gain round another 15-20 lbs. 5000-6000 cal. is that even possible with a clean bulk?


7 meals a day at 700 calories each + bedtime snack, Im doing it.

justhrowit
04-27-2005, 10:44 AM
What kind of back injury do you have! You mentioned that you still do deads without hurting your back! I had some back problems for years and eventually made it better. just curious.

Jay

boxingtigger
04-27-2005, 11:51 AM
My lower four disc are messed up. I have progressed disc disease. I have two fused and two bulged. I was told about 6 years ago, if I wanted to still walk, stay away from squats. Yes, I am pushing it deadlifting. However, I do use the trap bar. Not saying it doesn't bother my back but the doctors tell me with any weight over my current body weight, would crush my spine.