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borracho
12-10-2006, 12:49 PM
I have been lurking on the forums for a while now...and finally decided to start posting. I have been lifting on and off for a while now, never really seriously though...sorta seems everytime I start making good progress, something happens in life to where I stop...well, NO MORE!

A few stats...I am 24, 6'1, 240lbs. I used to be about 285lbs...and then I started riding bikes with my dad and watching what I ate...and widdled my fat ass down to the thin figure I have now.

My goals: get a respectable power:weight ratio...I am not too image oriented (yet), I would just like to improve on my strength..for the time being.

Since I am in school and study groups interfere with any regular workout schedule, I just sorta "wing it"..which probably hasnt helped. I am also trying to get out of the mind set that I have to go to the gym every day....
sssoooo...
Let it begin today. I am going to the gym in a while for an arm/shoulder workout...and at the end of the day I will sum up my eating for the day.

edit: since this is right before finals (and before I head back home) I will have a screwy schedule as far as lifting...trying to get the most out of my monthly membership as i can before I leave for christmas break...

borracho
12-10-2006, 07:55 PM
Shoulder/Arm workout:

DB press

30lbs x 15
40lbs x 12
50lbs x 10 (stopped b/c of left shoulder pain)

DB lat raises
25lbs x 10
25lbs x 10

curlbar curls
60lbs x 12
60lbs x 8
80lbs x 7
80lbs x 7
80lbs x 5
80lbs x 5
60lbs x 8

curl machince (dont know wtf the correct name is, but its a seated machine and you are doing it @ a preacher angle).

90lbs x 8
110lbs x 5
110lbs x 4

skull crushers
45lbs x 15
50lbs x 10
65lbs x 6 (stopped b/c shoulder was hurting)

tricep push down
90lbs x 12
130lbs x 14
140lbs x 10
100lbs x ??? (went to failure more than 5 less than 20...)

And then I ran a mile on the treadmill...alternating between walking @ 3.8 mph and sprinting for15 minutes total.

felt good, except for shoulder...its been messed up since may, and it was actually mostly healed until recently, slightly bummed about that.

Food today:
Morning:
Two eggs scrambled, ~3/4 cup hashbrowns and 1 tortilla..1 cup of coffee
2 hours later- protein shake ~600 cals, 40G protein, and had a handful of oats...drank before workout.

after workout shake was ~400 cals and 30ish gm protein
2 hours later had a 8oz beans, 1 chicken breast, and a tortilla.
I will finish up today with some more chicken most likely...and call it a day..

borracho
12-11-2006, 06:27 PM
Back workout:
Hammer strength machine
warm up set with 45s/side
125lbs/side:3 sets of 8,7,6.
then i did a drop set to failiure

Seated cable rows
12x100lbs
10x120lbs
8x135lbs
6x150lbs
5x180lbs
4x180lbs

shrugs (very minimal resting beween)
14x80lbs
8x80lbs
8x80lbs
10x70lbs

Nikkiwomang
12-11-2006, 06:55 PM
I'm just excited to see someone from Albuquerque....pretty sweet

borracho
12-11-2006, 07:38 PM
I'm just excited to see someone from Albuquerque....pretty sweet
yea...i noticed that yesterday...on the thread about myspace...gave me a little grin.

Nikkiwomang
12-11-2006, 07:41 PM
yea...i noticed that yesterday...on the thread about myspace...gave me a little grin.

well welcome. :)

borracho
12-12-2006, 06:02 PM
Chest workout:
Flat BB bench:
10x135lbs
8x155lbs
6x175lbs
5x185lbs
2x205lbs
Incline DB bench
9x50lbs
8x55lbs
5x60lbs
5x60lbs

Flat DB bench
8x60lbs
6x70lbs (followed by a bit longer rest...~3.5 min)
6x80lbs
4x85lbs
the last set tottally winded me. Overall..I wasnt in it today..I think that I have overtrained for the last two weeks bc I am leaving for christmas break and I dont know where I am going to be working out at home...plus I wanted to get my moneys worth out of the gym...even if it was not really to my physical benefit..anyway...physics final tomorrow so I am OUT!

WBBIRL
12-12-2006, 06:11 PM
Nice workouts, good like with your goals!

borracho
12-13-2006, 12:52 AM
Nice workouts, good like with your goals!

thanks

borracho
12-15-2006, 02:44 PM
I am thinking that I will take off the rest of the week for the most part until I can get to the gym @ work on monday. I will most likely do something at home tomorrow but I havent been sleeping very well at all since leaving school...those finals screwed me up!

borracho
12-21-2006, 11:18 PM
I know...its been damn near a full week.
After finally getting into the gym @ work I did a decent back workout monday and a so-so chest workout tuesday. Wednesday was off cause work was closed due to snow...and today I did a short workout at home. I am having troubles finding a good schedule to follow now that I am back @ work...cant wait to get back to school!

borracho
12-27-2006, 12:21 AM
monday (keep in mind this was at my house so for lat pull downs, weight reflected is off from what itd be @ the gym)
back
lat pull downs
75lbs x 12
75lbs x 12
100lbs x 10
100lbs x 10
bent over BB rows
65lbs x 10
65lbs x 10
85lbs x 8
85lbs x 8
bent over DB rows
50lbs x 9
50lbs x 9
tuesday
chest
flat BB bench
120lbs x 12
140lbs x 10
170lbs x 7
170lbs x 6
190lbs x 5
190lbs x 3
flat DB bench
70lbs x 7
70lbs x 5
70lbs x 5

borracho
12-28-2006, 01:11 AM
I didnt feel like a sufficiently beat on my chest last time..and I was just sorta angry (ex gf ****) ..ssssooo...I took it out on the bench..or, tried anyway.

Chest
flat BB bench
120lbs x 8
170lbs x 9
190lbs x 5
210lbs x 3
225lbs x 0 (i got over ambitious...what can I say...)
170lbs x 9 FTW
flat DB bench
70lbs x 6, x6

borracho
12-30-2006, 12:26 PM
I am thoroughly frustrated with what has happened to my workout after leaving school for break...it has gone to something with some structure to, um, somthing that doesnt..and I can only blame myself (and mother nature) for that. Anywho...heres my work out for Thursday

Shoulders and Biceps

DB military press
20lbs x 14
20lbs x 10
30lbs x 10
40lbs x 10
50lbs x 6
Military BB press
70lbs x 10
90lbs x 9
lateral raises
20lbs x 10, x 2

biceps
curlbar
60lbs x 8
80lbs x 6
90lbs x 2.5
95lbs x 3.5 (lil bit extra rest)
Alt DB curls
30lbs x 8
35lbs x 8
35lbs x 8
I finished the workout off with reverse curls and a set of concentration curls w/40lbs/hand. felt good.

I CANT WAIT to get back into the swing of things @ school.

borracho
01-03-2007, 07:00 PM
Back workout from 1/03/07

Back
Pull Downs
75lbs x 12
100lbs x 8, x 3
DB Rows
40ls x 8
50lbs x 8
60lbs x 8
70lbs x 4
70lbs x 6
Reverse flyes
20lbs x 8, x 2
Stiff Leg Dead Lifts (back hurt from sledding so I went easy..plus I am weak @ them too)
60lbs x 8
110lbs x 8
160lbs x 8
180lbs x 7
200lbs x 3
230lbs x 2

edited: for correct year ;)

borracho
01-04-2007, 06:27 PM
Workout from 1/4/07
Chest
BB Flat Bench
70lbs x 12
120lbs x 10
170lbs x 7
190lbs x 3
210lbs x 2
190lbs x 3
170lbs x 6
170lbs x 7
120ls x 20
DB Bench
70lbs x 4
70lbs x 7
Dumbbell kick backs
20lbs x 12, x2
skull crushers
50lbs x8


Workout felt good, though I didnt feel strong...shoulder started hurting after I did the first set of 170lbs...def felt it on the 210. Damn this shoulder thing.

borracho
01-07-2007, 11:59 AM
shoulder/arm workout from 1/6/07
shoulders
DB shoulder presses
20lbs x 15
30lbs x 10, x2
40lbs x 10, x2
lateral raises
20lbs x 12
20lbs x 10, x2
Biceps
curlbar
60lbs x 12
60lbs x 10, x 3
seated concentration curls
30lbs x 8
30lbs x 6
30lbs x 5
Triceps
skull crushers
50lbs x 10, x 3
DB kickbacks
20bs x 8, x3

borracho
01-08-2007, 09:29 PM
Today was sorta special...the garage was >28 degrees F, it was actually 35F..so, it was sorta nice..too bad I didnt get a good nights sleep last night. Oh well..tomorrow is chest day and I am going to get to bed muuuuch earlier for that reason.

Back workout 1/8/07
Lat Pull Downs
Behind neck Infront of neck
50lbs x 10 50lbs x 10
75lbs x 10 75lbs x 10
100lbs x 10 100lbs x 6
100lbs x 9 100lbs x 7

DB rows
50lbs x 10
50lbs x 10
65lbs x 9
70lbs x 7
80lbs x 4
Reverse flies
20lbs x 10, x 2

I then wrapped it up with some ab work...decline crunches with 45lbs on my chest..felt really good bc i havent done anything for my stomach in a few weeks now...at least not with weights.

borracho
01-09-2007, 08:47 PM
It was a gooooood night! Garage was ~40degrees, dog didnt try and rape my ear with her loving tongue....good stuff. Though, I didnt meet the ever elusive 225lbs on the bench, again. Next time.

Chest workout
BB Flat bench
120lbs x 12
170lbs x 5
185lbs x 7
185lbs x 5
205lbs x 2
190lbs x 5
200lbs x 2
215lbs x 1
220lbs x 1
225lbs x ........0 :(
Decline BB
170lbs x 6
170lbs x 5
flat DB
50lbs x 7, x2
60lbs x 5

...and that was it. I was reeeaally wanting that 225...the 220 went up so easily (sorta..) I thought the 225 woulda gone up as well. oh well. I felt great after....prolly a lil too much work but its my last chest workout at home before I go back to school and hit up the "real" gym.

borracho
01-11-2007, 07:30 AM
woo hoo! I am still sore from that chest workout! I just got in some more muscle milk...chocolate mint flavor, and, ya know...while its sorta gay sounding, its pretty damn good...muscle milk is the ****! Since being back home for the break, I hadnt really noticed any increase in my weight, I seemed to be holding @ 238lbs...since it had been a week/week and a half...I weighed myself last night, and I now weigh 241..probably 1/16th of it is muscle, right? :)

KevinStarke
01-11-2007, 07:33 AM
Workouts are all looking great man, high volume which is rough. You'll nail 2 plates next time man the only reason I think you missed it is because you did too many sets/reps before the 225. I've heard muscle milk tastes pretty good, havn't tried it myself. I mix milk and ON 100% Whey (Vanilla Ice Cream) in the blender it just tastes like vanilla milk which I can actually stomach.

borracho
01-11-2007, 09:46 AM
yea...I know I could have done it had I gone straight for it instead of leading up to it with the 210, 215, 220...oh well.
It aint worth it if you dont work for it.

KevinStarke
01-11-2007, 09:51 AM
Very true

borracho
01-13-2007, 12:30 PM
well i did a shoulder, SLDL, and half an arm workout last night. I say half becuase at some point I (re)injured my shoulder, or, maybe just pulled it. Either way it feels loose in the joint and cramped up really badly so I stopped. Icant find my note pad with the stats from the workout at the moment but I will post that up as soon as I locate it...it wasnt impressive either way.

borracho
01-13-2007, 06:55 PM
I consider myself decent at math...not so spiffy when it comes to in-depth, algebra intense calculus stuff, but, as far as basic addition, counting, I am good to go. Well...as it turns out, that may not be the case as far as counting weights goes.
At home, I am not using the standard 45#, 35#, and 25# plates that would be found in a gym...instead I am using 25lbs, 10#, 5#, and 2.5#, and the bar is ~20#. In any event, last time I did my chest workout I couldnt put up the 225, well, I tried it again tonight and discoverd that I was off by 10lbs, making it 235 instead...and I think that 10lbs easily made it undoable (for me, anyway). Anyway..that made me sorta happy.

Chest workout (yes, again.)

decline BB bench
70lbs x 15, x2
120lbs x 12, x 2
170lbs x 10
190lbs x7
205lbs x 3
205lbs x 2
Flat BB bench
170lbs x 7
205lbs x 2
235lbs x 1/4 (this is when I realized I had 235 instead of 225)

and then I did some declined/weighted crunches

borracho
01-16-2007, 12:34 AM
Tonight was the first workout of the new year at a "real gym". To start things off I am just doing chest/back/legs to get the feel for the weights at the gym again...and I'm-a-plan on doing that for the rest of the week.

Inclined DB press
40lbs x 10
50lbsx 10
60lbs x 10
flat DB press
70lbs x 7
75lbs x 7
80lbs x 4
65lbs x 5
Leg press
400lbs x 9
490lbs x 10
490lbs x 7
Seated rows
110lbs x 10
140lbs x 10
160lbs x 9
Dorsi flexor machine
140-160lbs x 10 (couldnt tell how much weight it was cause it was rubbed off)
180lbs x 9
210lbs x 5
shrugs
75lbs x 10

And then I did 15 minutes on the treadmill..I was pretty happy with the leg press since I havent really worked out my legs since I left from school..not too shabby.

borracho
01-17-2007, 12:51 AM
well, I sorta lied about doing the full body workout for the week...my workout partner wanted to just do chest today and swayed me into it...here are the results
BB flat bench
135lbs x 10, 2x
185lbs x 8
195lbs x 6
205lbs x 2
DB flat bench press
50lbs x 10
60lbs x 10
70lbs x 9
85lbs x 6
70lbs x 5

then I did two sets on the fly machine, and then 3 sets of 15 crunches with 10lbs behind my head. Followed that with a quick 1/2 mile run and called it a night.

borracho
01-19-2007, 01:02 AM
Leg day yay!

Squats
135lbs x 10
185lbs x 8
185lbs x 6
205lbs x 6
leg press
270lbs x 20
360lbs x 15
450lbs x 8
dead lifts
115lbs x 10
185lbs x 10
235lbs x 4
235lbs x 2
285lbs x 1

I am extatic about the dead lifts..I guess I've had it in my mind that I wasnt able to get over the 225lb hump...guess it was all in my head and I hadnt pushed myself..this is the first time I've done DL's with a partner so that may have a lot to do with it. next time I am going for 295lb!

edit: and yea I realize that it wasnt that smart to do DL's after legs...but, hadnt done em in a while...so figured I needed to include them. Cant wait to see how broke my back feels tomorrow.

borracho
01-20-2007, 03:46 PM
workout from 1/19

Arms and shoulers
I did very little work on the shoulders bc, well, I am scared ****less that I am going to reinjure it...so I am taking it rreeeally slowly.
Shoulders
DB shouler press
35lbs x 10
45lbs x 10
55lbs x 8
45lbs x 8
lateral raise machine
didnt have units in weights...did 2 sets of 10 reps with weight that would be equivalent to ~25lbs with dumbbells.

Arms
EZ bar curls
70lbs x 12
70lbs x 8
80lbs x 6
90lbs x 4
90lbs x 5

Dips
BW x 10
BW x 8
BW x 6

I was thrilled with the dips...as I havent even tried these in over a year...so I am really happy I was able to do even 1...much less a full set of 10. I finished off the tris with some tricep push downs and called it a day.

borracho
01-22-2007, 10:32 PM
First back workout after being back at the gym at school

Hammer machine
45lbs/ side x 10
90lbs/ side x 10
125lbs/ side x 7
135lbs/side x 7
90lbs/side x 15

seated cable rows
120lbs x 10
135lbs x 10
150lbs x 6
150lbs x 6
Shoulder shrugs
85lbs x 12
85lbs x 8

Finished off with some weighted/unweighted crunches...weighted were @ 45lbs x 10.

On a side note...I did clean pull presses (I have no idea if thats the correct name for the exercise...), and have a question as to when I should be doing them? My partner and I decided we should try and do them last night since we were just doing cardio...and we both really liked them. Input/questions regarding that will be much appreciated.

borracho
01-24-2007, 08:23 AM
Chest

BB flat bench
135lbs x 10
185lbs x 8
205lbs x 4
205lbs x 3
205lbs x 3
185lbs x 6

DB flat bench
75lbs x 6
75lbs x 6

Dips
BW x 6
BW x 6

Two problems with this workout: 1. My shoulder started hurting after the BB bench.....and 2. I was soooooo tired. This was @ around 11pm last night.

Hopefully next time I will get better sleep before hand...ah well, the life of a student.

borracho
01-29-2007, 11:09 PM
guess i havent posted in a while! last thursday was arm/shoulder...nothing notable except I started doing preacher curls instead of standing. Friday was leg day....and I lowered the weight to a measly 135lbs and did a lot of work on my form which desperatly needed it....and I intend on continuing with that this week as well...I feel good about the decision.

aaaannd tonight was:

Back workout
I started the workout by doing clean pulls. This is only the second time I have done these and am starting to get more comfortable with them. I did a warm up set with the bar...and then worked my way up to 115lbs and did 3 sets of 8 reps with that.

seated rows ( I really focused on keeping my back straight and squeezing tightly as I pulled...felt grreat!)
105lbs x 10
120lbs x 8
135lbs x 8
135lbs x 8
Pull downs
110lbs x 10
135lbs x 10
150lbs x 8
150lbs x 8

I felt that was enough for the back...finished the workout up by doing a few sets of preacher curls...started @ 60lbs x 10, then 70lbs x 10, then 80lbs x 4...all were performed using the ez-curlbar. Arms felt great with that.

And now I am all cought up!

borracho
01-30-2007, 02:12 PM
Chest workout

Flat BB press
135lbs x 10
185lbs x 9
205lbs x 3
215lbs x 2 (no...thats no typo....teew hundred feefteen pounds there)
205lbs x 3
205lbs x 3
205lbs x 3

DB flat
75lbs x 6
75lbs x 5
85lbs x 5 (last one required help)

Then I did one set of dips @ BW, 6 reps.
And then a mile on the treadmil.

Overall the workout felt great..was there for about 56 minutes total. The only other thing worth mentioning is that I didnt eat much before the workout...only had a package of quakers outmeal @ 8:30 am along with a muscle milk shake and then the workout was @ 12...so I feel I did pretty well considering I hadnt had my normal food intake.

borracho
02-01-2007, 07:41 PM
took wednesday off...
Today (thursday) was legs..and as stated last time, I stuck with 135lbs and practiced form...then when I was comfortable with tht, I decided to add some chains which was juuuust right.

borracho
02-06-2007, 08:35 AM
yesterdays workout was back


Back
Hammer strength machine
180 x 10 (2pps)
270 x 6 (3pps)
270lbs x 6 (3pps)
180lbs x 15

Pull Downs
120lbs x 10
135lbs x 9
135lbs x 9

Dead lifts
135lbs x 10
225lbs x 4
225lbs x 5
225lbs x 6 (i was using a reverse grip here...muuuuch better)

Then I finished the workout on the treadmill....workout seemed ok...sorta had no engery...I only got ~ 4hours sleep the night before..not quite the ideal night of rest for lifting with.

Today is chest....hope it goes better!

borracho
02-08-2007, 12:05 PM
Lil late in updating...tuesday was chest and wednesday was off

Chest
Flat BB bench
135lbs x 10
165lbs x 6
195lbs x 5
195lbs x 5
195lbs x 4
195bls x 3
185lbs x 5

Incline DB
50lbs x 7 -shoulder started clicking so I stopped after that

Flat DB
80lbs x 5 -god damned shoulder

Called it good at that point as I had an appointment to be at in a different city...not to mention my screwed up shoulder....need to have that looked at..soon.

borracho
03-20-2007, 02:13 PM
hmm...sorta forgot I had this journal.

Quick update:

Flat bench:
185lbs x 11
205lbs x 6
235lbs x 1

Dead lifts
w/o straps 275lbs x 5
w/o straps 295lbs x 3
w/straps 315 x 4

squats (wtf with my pu$$y squats??)
205 x 5 (@ parallel)


all in all I am really happy with the progress I have made in the last few months..shoulder seems* to be doing well....and I am still @ ~240lbs...I have sorta decided not to cut..for now.

borracho
11-09-2007, 09:13 AM
Its been a while since I updated this silly thing...
Started a form of 5x5
Wednesday
squats
135x5
185x5
205x5x3
Bent over BB Row
135x5
155x5
175x5
175x5
shrugs
275x8
275x8
225x8
BB Bench
135x8
185x5
225x5
225x5
245x3
245x2
Thursday I went bouldering for the first time...and, wow...that **** is addicting. I believe I will be skipping dead lifts and squats today at the gym as I seem to be having a heel spur in my right foot, or, some thing with similar pain anyway..hopefully i can keep up with this a bit more regularly..though I no longer have internet access at home.

borracho
11-09-2007, 11:42 PM
Pre workou meal was lentil soup w two slices of toast and a cup of coffee
Friday

Flat BB Bench
135x8
185x5
225x7
225x5
225x5
225x4
245x3
185x6
Squats
135x5
205x6
225x5
225x4
Bentover BB row
135x5
155x5
175x5
Dead lifts
135x10
225x5
275x5
Shrugs
275x8
275x8

Post workout/post meal weight was @ 250 from home.

Aaaaannd called it a day before I aggrivated the heel spur any more than I already had. I am very happy with the 225x7 on the bench...never would thought it be possible for me to get there. I think next week, as long as my shoulders are holding out..I will skip 185, go to 205...and then go to 245.

borracho
11-12-2007, 11:01 PM
Monday
BB flat bench
135x10
185x5
245x3
225x6
225x5
225x5
225x4
185x7
SLDL
135x10
225x8
315x6
315x5
315x3

Done...cause the girl wasnt feeling well..and neither was I...plus I am bouldering tomorrow. yay.

borracho
11-14-2007, 09:56 PM
Wednesday
So..today I had one planned workout @ 5pm...and then, I had an unexpected workout @ 9. I ****ing rock

work out I
BB flat bench
135x10
185x5
225x5
225x5
245x3
205x6
DB flat press
85x5
90x5
Squats
135x10
185x8
225x5
225x5
255x3
SLDL
135x10
225x8
315x3
335x1
Shrugs
225x14
Second workout was relationship/girl problems motivated chest/back workout.

workout II
BB flat bench
135x10
185x5
225x5
225x5
245x3
255x1
265x0
BB rows
135x5
155x5
185x5
DP flat press
90x6
100x3

Thats it. I am pretty happy that on the second workout I came so close to the 265..and thrilled with the 100's on the flat. I need to eat like a fat ass tomorrow.

weight was 250..starting to sorta worry about that...I havent gone over 250 in quite a while. I will try and maintain it there or drop back to the lower 40s over the next few weeks.

borracho
11-16-2007, 06:50 PM
I guess I paid for wednesday nights workout(s) tonight..what a ****ty workout

flat BB bench
135x10
185x5
225x5
225x5
245x1
Squats
135x10
185x6
205x4
224x4
Rows
135x5
155x5
175x5
Dead lift
135x10
225x8
275x4

WTF?! I am going to go cry and jerk off..that usually makes me feel good.
I am going to spend some time next week and rearrange the work out so I am not drained at the end of the week.

borracho
11-19-2007, 09:09 PM
..sorta forgot that I had two tests this week...mon/wed. That sorta screwed up my entire schedule. That resulted in a quick 50 min workout tonight after my calc III test and before I had to be at the library.
Squats
135x8
185x5
225x5
225x4
B/O BB rows
135x5
185x5
195x4
195x3
dead lifts
135x5
185x5
225x5
275x5 x(2)
BB flat bench
135x10
185x5
225x5
265x1 -WOOT!
225x4
205x6
DB press
90x5
100x4

The reason for the greater vol on chest is I have a stupid bet going with my team leader and some of the other interns..once thats over and done with I will scale it back and focus on my girly squats.

borracho
11-22-2007, 02:00 PM
Wednesdays work out

squats
135x10
135x10
185x8
225x5
255x3

Rows
135x5
155x5
185x5
195x3

Dead lifts
135x10
225x8
275x4
315x1
365x0

Flat bench
135x10
185x7
225x5
245x3
185x10

DB flat press
90x5
100x3

borracho
11-24-2007, 02:32 PM
School gym was closed friday...soooo, I had a nice two day break before todays work out and I think it showed.

Squats
135x5
135x10
185x7
225x5
255x2
225x6

Rows (all rows were done with neutral grip instead of the normal reverse grip that I've been using)
135x10
155x6
185x6
Dead lift
135x5
225x5
275x3
315x2
365x1

flat BB bench
135x10
185x7
225x5
255x2
260x1
275x0
225x5
205x6

DB flat press
95x6
95x5
100x3

seated military press
95x8
135x6
Stopped there as my shoulder was starting to hurt


The work out felt good...I am happy that I got the 365 up on the deads..and pretty happy that the 275 didnt just come crashing down on my chest...I was able to lower it slowly..glad I had a spotter. Now I am going to go eat like a fat ass.

BW before workout was 252ish

MrBulknCut
11-26-2007, 03:39 PM
I love your journal

borracho
11-26-2007, 08:39 PM
I love your journal

Thanks, 'ppreciate it.

11/26/07
I reaaaally dislike mondays...I am thinking I may switch to T,Th,S instead of MWF as it seems like mondays are always horrible for me.

Flat bench
135x10
205x5
225x5
255x1
225x5
205x7

DB flat press
90x5
100x4 *
100x4

Squats
135x5
135x5
185x5x3
225x3

BB Rows
135x5
155x5
175x5

Dead lifts
225x5
315x3

And thats it. I ****ed up my neck on the seond set of DB press. Normally, after I am done with a set of DBs but intend to use that weight again, I sit up, put the bells in my knees, stand up, and then squat down till the touch. today, for whatever stupid reason, i leaned over, and in doing so, managed to make my neck feel AWESOME. Along with that I got horribly dizzy for a good three minutes, but went away and didnt really return. All in all the work out felt blah...I hope I didnt reaaaally mess up my neck. I will take it easy for a couple days and see what comes of it.

borracho
11-29-2007, 06:39 PM
Wednesday nights workout was cut short..I re-injured my neck third set into the work out. :(

DB flat press
70lbsx8
90lbsx6
100x5

I was going for rep #6 on the 100's and I got this sharp pain in my neck that shot up to my head and pretty much rendered me useless for the rest of the night. I am glad I didnt drop the weights..though I am glad I was using DBs and not the bar. I hope it is just a pulled muscle and it sorts itself out soon..my head feels like its on fire!

Coke
12-02-2007, 10:14 AM
All injuries are killer, especially the neck area...hope it clears swiftly man.

Numbers are looking good, been on track all month long - :thumbup:

borracho
12-02-2007, 05:01 PM
All injuries are killer, especially the neck area...hope it clears swiftly man.

Numbers are looking good, been on track all month long - :thumbup:

Thanks for the words...neck is still ****ed up. I am going to hold off till wednesday to start up again. I finally got a real heat pad so I can stop using the ghetto one (throwing a blanket in the dryer and then wrapping my neck and head up).

The whole injury really wouldnt be that bad but it is causing these pulsing/pounding headaches in the lower region of my head.

borracho
12-11-2007, 10:11 AM
well...its been 15 days since i initially screwed up my neck...finals are over for the most part (the important ones)...so I think I will try and work out tonight. I will have to leave out deads and bent over rows for another week though :( Hope I have not lost too much strength...and itd be nice to be able to make it through the entire workout with out re-injuring my self

borracho
12-11-2007, 06:52 PM
...well..didnt go as bad as I thought!

BB flat bench
135x10
185x8
205x6
205x4
225x2

squats
135x10
185x5
185x5

bent over rows
135x5
155x5
155x5

Dead lifts
155x5
205x5
225x6
225x10

All in all I was pretty happy..work out was about 30 minutes long/short..whatever. Normally it takes me about an hour for a "normal" work out. Left with a mild head ache and a stiff neck but other than that felt decent for not having lifted in 2 weeks.

Coke
12-13-2007, 06:08 AM
Doing fine bro, sure did a lot in a shorter timeframe.

borracho
12-13-2007, 08:27 PM
Thanks coke

Well..today was the first day back at work for christmas break and I found out that our little gym down the hall was closed down two days ago, permanently. So I was forced to go to a different site..which was actually a good thing as they have more weights and more/better equipment.

Workout from tonight:

Bench
135x10
185x6
225x3
245x1
255x1
225x3x3
135x16

squats
135x7
205x4
205x5
225x4
245x3

seated BB shouler press
Bar-10
95x5
135x3 :(
95x5
95x7
95x6

bent over BB rows
135x5
135x10
185x5
205x3

dead lifts
225x5
225x10
295x2 grip was shot

Work out felt fantastic considering every thing...plus I got about 4.5 hours of sleep last night and was at work all day. Not too bad. I hope I will be back, if not passed, where I was before I screwed up my neck by the 1st of the new year.

Coke
12-14-2007, 06:05 AM
Nice and thorough session throughout dude.

borracho
12-14-2007, 03:05 PM
yay..I forgot what it was like to actually have to eat!
breakfast @ 6am
three eggs ~2 cups green chili stew (lots-o-ground beef), tortilla, cheese

2nd breakfast ~9am
two fried eggs and two pieces of toast

11 am
~ half cup granola

1pm
bowl of beef/veggies/lentils

and I am about to go fetch my protein shake. damn it feels good to be eating likt a fat ass again...or at least well on my way.

borracho
12-17-2007, 08:15 PM
Tonights work out was pretty intense..I started with chest..half way through I was starting squats...once finished with chest I started doing seated BB shoulder press while still squatting, once done with squats, I started rows..while still doing seated shoulder work...yada yada yada.


The work out:
Bench
135x10
185x6
225x4
225x4
225x3
235x3
245x1
185x10

squats
135x10
205x7
255x5
275x1

seated BB shoulder press
115x5
115x5
seated DB shoulder press
40'sx7
45'sx7

rows
135x10
155x7
185x5
185x4

dead lift
225x5
225x7
295x2

C&J (1st time in a LONG time)
135xmany
155x5

preacher curls
80x5
80x5

and thats it

workout time was apx 1 hr

Coke
12-18-2007, 05:26 AM
Great whole body workout man, not many can hang with that.

borracho
12-20-2007, 07:23 AM
Thanks coke.

Last nights (12/19/07) work out went well..pretty quick work out as I had to meet up with my boss after work.

bench
135x10
185x6
225x5
235x3
255x1
265x0 (had to roll off my chest...that was TONS of fun)
225x3

squat
135x10
205x5
225x5
245x5
255x3

seated shoulder press
115x7
135x5

Rows
155x5
185x5
205x4 (cheated a bit on the last one)

DB shrugs
85x10
100x8

I figured I need a break from deads...as much as I wanted to do them. I will hit them on friday.

Having to roll the 265 off my chest was a kick in the nuts..didnt really hurt, but, it sure would have been nice not to have to roll it off. Oh well..I will get it next time.

Jorge Sanchez
12-20-2007, 08:03 AM
Strong lifts. Do you workout at home?

borracho
12-20-2007, 08:22 AM
Strong lifts. Do you workout at home?

Thanks. Nah..I work out at either school or work-school during the semester and work for summer/winter break. The cool thing about the work gym is that I am the only one there (no waiting), and they have pretty nice equipment..bad thing is that means no spotter.

Coke
12-20-2007, 08:58 AM
Hopefully you can find a benching partner, most of us need a spotter to play it safer...workout is tight.

borracho
12-20-2007, 10:24 AM
Yea..I definately would have benefitted last night from a spot.
Todays eating habbits thus far (1030AM)
530AM-3 eggs, red chili ( ~1/4cup ground beef), tortilla
8AM-Protein shake ~600cals/35g protein
1030AM-tomato basil sauce with a breat of chicken\


I feel like I have been gaining a bit of fat..pants that were huge on me a month ago are now..a little less huge. I need to start using fitday again.

borracho
12-21-2007, 05:19 PM
Today is my last work out at a "real gym" untill the 1/2/08...both work/school gym will be shut down till then.

12/21/07:

Bench
135x10
185x5
225x5
225x6
245x1

squats
135x10
205x5
225x5
225x5

rows
135x6
155x6
185x5
215x3

deads
225x5
295x3
335x1

shrugs
225x10
225x9

DB press
95x5
95x6

preacher curls
70x10
70x8

Shoulder felt pretty loose and numb by the end of the work out...other than tht the work out felt ok.

Coke
12-22-2007, 06:31 AM
Sets were fine throughout guy, way to close out the year.