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05-09-2006, 10:47 PM
yo to everyone on this board. I'm starting this thread after about 5 months straight of consistent training. I started college in late august and weighed about 150 lbs. After a few weeks, my weight went down to a horrible 147. I am 6 foot 3 inches tall, so those were terrible numbers. Well I got serious around Christmas break, and now I'm at about 167 lbs. Well I'm starting off this summer and I plan on getting even more intense. I'm gonna change up my whole routine, and add alot to my eating regimen. It's gonna be tough with work and summer classes, but I plan on staying dedicated and consistent. I have become seriously addicted to lifting and not much can stand in my way.
My goal by the end of summer is to be 180 lbs, but i will still be bulking up, so i wont begin attempting to cut down on fat or do cardio stuff until i get to at least 185. It's not gonna be easy but i don't plan on quitting.
05-10-2006, 02:06 AM
Welcome to the board. Hope you get a workout posted up soon! If you wanna be big(ger). You came to the right place ;) Just keep the motivation up, with the intensity and you will be fine!!
05-10-2006, 04:01 PM
Alright, here's my regimen as of now. (I'm gonna do a completely different routine starting around June 1st, just to change everything up.). I've been doing this one, with slight variations in exercises, since the beginning of January.
Monday- Chest, Biceps: chest- Bench press (4 sets w/increasing weight evry set), incline dumbell press (3 sets increasing wt), dumbell flyes (3 sets)
Biceps- Concentration curls (3 sets), Barbell curl (3 sets increasing weight)
Tuesday- Legs: Squats (4 sets increasing weight), Stiff-legged deadlift (3 sets increasing wt), hamstring curls (2 sets inc wt), quad curls (2 sets inc wt), standing weighted calf raises (3 sets)
Wednesday- Shoulders, Triceps: Shoulders- seated military press (4 sets inc wt), standing flyes/ front dumbell shoulder lift supersets (3 sets), shrugs (3 sets inc wt)
Triceps- Dips (4 sets to failure), seated dumbell triceps extensions (3 sets inc wt)
Thursday- Back: Pull-ups (4 sets to failure), Dumbell Rows (3 sets inc wt), Lat pull-down machine (3 sets inc wt), row machine (3 setss inc wt)
I do abs on Monday, wednesday, and thursday.
Like I said, I'm changing it all up in a couple weeks, and I'll post it up when I do.
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