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clvmike19
07-22-2007, 08:08 PM
I figured since this is a new chapter in my life I should start a new journal. The title of the journal is latin for "It is hard not to write satire", I think somehow, it is prb appropriate. So from now on all of my entries will be made in this journal. All of the exciting, and mostly mundane moments of my life. Both inside and outside of the gym. Hopefully those who read it will gain some inspiration, and maybe a laugh or two. So here we go! Im still on my way to being a humanimal!

Ill kick this journal off with a quote from the Wolfe Tones. An Irish music group that sings folk/rebel songs....


We're on the one road
Sharing the one load
We're on the road to God knows where
We're on the one road
It may be the wrong road
But we're together now who cares


Slainte and Pog Mo Thoin! :alcoholic :D

clvmike19
07-22-2007, 08:16 PM
July 22, 2007


I ran 3 miles tonight, I think its the first time Ive ever ran 3 miles straight without stopping. Im not a fan of running, without a purpose. By that I mean im fine with running for football, basketball, baseball, or any other sport. I find it difficult to just run around in circles. I suppose I get bored with it after awhile. But tonight I did it. Running with a friend did help though, and thinking about the hot Cuban girl I saw the other night also got me through it.

Anyhow, I feel pretty good about it right now. But Im dog tired, and after reading a little Ill be in bed. Passed out!

:thumbup:

cphafner
07-22-2007, 08:32 PM
give us the hot chick report!

clvmike19
07-23-2007, 02:41 PM
Oh yeah thatll be a standard...Ill tell the story of the hot cuban girl when I get back from teh benching...

clvmike19
07-23-2007, 06:36 PM
July 22, 2007 Chest Day

Weight: 167 lbs


Back to the weights today, but its been over a week since Ive had a day off from the gym. I went all last week, and started off this week with the chest. Ill get my days off this weekend when I head up to Canada. For some drinking :D and gambling. More drinking than gambling though. I dont have much good luck, and Id like to keep some of my money.

Anyhow, I made some good progress this week. I moved my weights up on all of the exercises, and my bench is coming along. I dont think Ill be back to my old numbers, but Id like to see 200. I think thats an attainable goal.

1. Bench: 155x8, 165x6, 175x4

2. HS Press: 65x8, 75x6, 85x5

3. Incline Bench: 115x7, 125x6, 135x3

4. Cable Press: 22x10, 27x10, 32x6

5. Pushdown: 50x15, 57x10, 65x6


****teH h0tt1eeZZ****

There wasnt much of the hot to speak of today, which was a bit odd. Ive seen atleast some hot everyday Ive been there. I mean there were some that werent too bad, but none that Id take note of. So Ill tell you about the hottest girl I think Ive ever met in my life.

1. Hot Cuban- If you could put everything I want physically in a woman, and wrap it up in a hot Cuban package this chick was it. Jet black hair, perfect face, banging tight body, and the latina ass. Aye bendito! I have a new goal in life, and that is to find a girl of this caliber, and marry her. If nothing else it gives me some added motivation to hit the gym hard everyday. I mean this chick was AMAZING! La cuerpa rica!! Cubanita!

Coke
07-24-2007, 05:54 AM
Ain't nothing wrong with saying hello to the young fine thing next time, lol... raise up past old numbers bro.

Mik
07-24-2007, 07:54 AM
What's this trip to Canada you speak of? I'm locking up my whiskey!

clvmike19
07-24-2007, 02:14 PM
Oh yeah, Ill be invading Canada this weekend. Youd better lock that whiskey up, Ontario might be dry come Monday morning! :D

clvmike19
07-24-2007, 04:53 PM
July 24, 2007 Back Day

Weight: 167 lbs

Back day today, and I have a feeling this will become my strongest day shortly. Its def the one that I have the most confidence. Todays been a pretty good day, and throwing a solid workout on top of that made it feel complete. I still have a few more things to do today. Reading, guitar, watch some baseball, and maybe some PS2 if I get around to that. There also might be some good things coming my way at work. So, Im hoping for the best.

1. Low Row: 70x8, 70x8, 80x6

2. BB Row: 125x8, 135x8, 145x7

3. DB Row: 55x10, 60x10, 65x8

4. DB Shrug: 65x8, 70x8, 70x8

5. Delt Row: 80x8, 90x8, 95x8

*****t3h h0Tt1EeeeZ*****

1. Hot Could Prb Kick My Ass Chick- She looks like one of those girls who might be a lesbian, but is still hot in the Ill kick your ass in bed kind of way. I think the sweat pants/softball shirt gives off that vibe. I kinda dig that type of girl, but I def could date one. Brown hair, shorter than me, and could drop a fool with one punch

:hump: :hump: :hump:

cphafner
07-24-2007, 07:27 PM
Strong workouts. The cuban girl sounds most excellent. I'm kinda hungry for Cuban food now.

Coke
07-25-2007, 06:02 AM
Solid sets for the back dude.

clvmike19
07-29-2007, 08:06 PM
Back from Canada...Niagara Falls has many hot girls.

Also, making out with hot Canadian girls is fun...:D


Chest Day tomorrow...w00t.

clvmike19
07-30-2007, 07:32 PM
July 30, 2007 Chest Day

Weight: 168 lbs

No ill effects from the long weekend in Canada. Got back into the gym and pushed some good numbers today. Weight went up about half a pound since last week. So Ill take that as muscle...I hope :D

1. Bench: 165x8, 175x6, 185x4

2. HS Press: 75x8, 85x6, 90x6

3. Cable Press: 27x10, 32x8, 37x4...these hurt my shoulder

4. Flys: 100x8, 100x8, 115x6

5. Pushdown: 57x15, 65x10, 72x5

Coke
07-31-2007, 06:04 AM
Good workout man…you pimpin, and in another country at that, lol.

clvmike19
07-31-2007, 02:12 PM
Yeah I guess you could say it was a minor bit of pimping...but not as much as Id like...but more time in the gym will not doubt lead to more pimping :D

clvmike19
08-01-2007, 02:22 PM
July 31, 2007 Back Day

Weight: 168 lbs

Nothing much hot to speak of at the gym last night, but Im starting to notice some gains in the way I look. Especially in the back, the lats are a little small for my liking, but the traps are coming along nicely. Im slowly starting to feel a bit more solid. Maybe Ill throw a picture in here to show teh w3Aknezz!

1. BB Row: 135x8, 145x6, 155x5

2. DB Row: 65x8, 70x8, 75x6

3. Low Row: 70x8, 80x8, 80x8

4. HS Pulldown: 75x8, 85x8, 90x6

5. Delt Row: 90x8, 100x8, 110x8


*****teH h0tT113ezzzZZ****

I was a disappointed. There has been a drought in the hot dept lately. But there might have been one or two there that Id give a poke.

McVein
08-01-2007, 03:05 PM
stop saying pog mo thoin

nice lifting up in here.

bjohnso
08-01-2007, 04:01 PM
What is that avatar?

clvmike19
08-01-2007, 04:40 PM
McVein: Thanks for stopping by! Im still teh weak though...why cant I say Pog Mo Thoin?! I was only joking :D

bjohnso: A graphic representation of what Communism does to the human body/spirit...basically a emaciated body tied to the hammer and sickle.
Communism sucks...right along with Socialism. Stop back! :D

bjohnso
08-01-2007, 06:44 PM
I agree. It looks like that old German method of torture/execution popular in the 16th-18th century where they roll over your body with an iron wheel, breaking all your bones in the process. Then they thread your now tentacle-like limbs through the spokes of the wheel and leave you out in the sun to die. I thought it might be weird to make that my first post in someone else's journal, so I made it my second post instead.

BTW, nice numbers you are putting up. I'm originally from the Cleveland area myself. What is a low row?

clvmike19
08-01-2007, 08:38 PM
Hey feel free to make any odd reference you want...I have a history minor so Ill enjoy it! I didnt even know about that form of torture. Huzzah!

Low row, I just took that off the name on the machine. Basically a seated row I think, just using that v-shaped bar thing to row some weight. Thanks for stopping by, keep comin back

bjohnso
08-01-2007, 08:40 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaking_wheel

Bruteman
08-02-2007, 11:57 AM
Pics aren't too shabby bud. Shouldn't take much to turn you into a humanimal as you would like.

clvmike19
08-02-2007, 02:24 PM
bj: Thats freakin awesome, I like the "Ive been broken by the wheel"...you're twisted. Its cool

brute: Thanks man, I dont like the ab-ular area though...and you can def tell that my left side is smaller. Damn that broken bone, it still hauns me!

clvmike19
08-02-2007, 04:23 PM
August 1, 2007 Leg Day
August 2, 2007 Jockey Day


Weight: 168 lbs

Its too damn hot! Sometimes I wonder what I dislike more, the extreme hot or extreme cold. Both extremes make me feel like crap...I always wish for the winter when its like this, and vice versa. But hey, Im free, Im educated, I have all my limbs, and a steady job. I cant complain that much.

Did the vanity work in th gym today. Arms/traps, I tossed in some abs to keep myself honest. Ill hit those harder on the weekend when I lay off the weights and do some running. I hate running just to run, but I know itll be to my benefit, so Ill suck it up and run like a man.

1. Leg Press: 210x8, 225x8, 235x8

2. Squats: 135x8, 155x8, 175x8


1. DB Curl: 25x8, 30x8, 35x7

2. Single Pushdown: 20x10, 20x10, 25x6

3. EZ Bar Curl: 75x8, 80x6, 85x6...moved up nicely on these from last week

4. DB Shrug: 65x8, 70x8, 75x8

5. Pushdown: 57x15, 57x15, 57x10


BOOM! outnumber

Coke
08-03-2007, 07:08 AM
Super shiat going on in here dude, been working out 4 days in a row!! - :thumbup:

bjohnso
08-03-2007, 11:10 AM
I also hate running just to run. Most boring thing in the world. But your squats and DB shrugs are looking spot on, keep it up!

Wikked1
08-03-2007, 02:09 PM
AHh look at this a nice fresh journal to :SPAM:
Nice work !

clvmike19
08-04-2007, 03:13 PM
***Weekend Gym Fun***

Weight: 166 lbs


Well when I weighed myself today it was in the morning, and I only had a can of tuna and some PB. So this is closer to my true weight than the 168 Ive seen this week. Its good though, Im feeling solid and Im def starting to see some improvement in my body. I was doing some forearm work today and I was actually surprised by what I saw in the mirror. It was pretty cool, and gave me some added incentive to run.

Ive ran the past two days, 2 miles both days. Today I did the 2 miles in a row, without slowing down after about a mile. I was encouraged by that, at first I was going to slow it down after a mile, but I said what the hell, do another .25 and it just kept going from there.

Also, did some dips/pulls. Those seem to be my weekend thing, so Im lay off the weights after Thursday. Dips are coming along much better than when I first did them two weeks ago. Pulls are also improving.


Its too damn hot here in Ohio, so I think Ill go wander around Borders for a minute and then maybe to the park to play my guitar. Chicks dig a stacked up guitar pickin' man :rolleyes: :D

McVein
08-04-2007, 03:14 PM
It means kiss my ass, and NO Irish person says it, ever, ever.......ever.

McVein
08-04-2007, 03:18 PM
ever

clvmike19
08-04-2007, 06:17 PM
I know it means kiss my ass!

And Im not a real Irish person...Im a lame ass American O'Irish person...

bjohnso
08-04-2007, 07:38 PM
How hot is it where you are? It's been pretty hot here in Cincinnati too (mid 90s I think).

clvmike19
08-05-2007, 08:57 AM
Yep 90s up here too in Canton...thats too hot for me. I can tolerate 80s...cant wait til fall! My favorite time of the year

clvmike19
08-07-2007, 06:27 PM
August 6, 2007 Chest Day
August 7, 2007 Back Day

Weight: 166 lbs

Its still freakin hot here, I cant stand it, but Ill live with it. I def couldnt live somewhere when its hot like this all year around. I mean, you'd prb get used to it after awhile. But you'd also miss the great seasons like autumn and spring. Hell, I even like the early part of winter! Cant stand it from Jan 1 - March 17, atleast St Patricks Day gives some hope of springs arrival.

Been pushing/pulling some pretty good weight lately. I might even see 200 creep into my bench! I didnt think Id ever see that again, but Im determined to get back. I think 225 would be a good goal to shoot for on teh bench. Back remains strong, I really felt it in the lats today so that was cool. I usually dont. I cant remember any extreme hotness at the gym lately, there was a couple of decent MILFs in there today. Id give'em a poke :D

The Browns first pre-season game is on Saturday! :clap: Cant wait for football season to begin! Brady Quinn signed today (FINALLY)...so if the Tribe can pull one out tonight it wont be a bad day at all...

Also ran 1.75 miles today after lifting and abs...

Chest

1. Bench: 135x5, 165x8, 175x6, 190x4

2. HS Press: 80x8, 90x6, 100x4

3. Cable Press: 32x10, 37x8, 42x8

4. Pushdown: 65x15, 72x10, 72x5

5. Flys: 115x10, 115x10, 115x10


Back

1. Seated Row: 80x8, 80x8, 80x6...a little weak today

2. HS Pulldown: 80x8, 90x6, 95x4

3. DB Row: 65x8, 75x6, 80x4

4. BB Row: 135x8, 145x6, 145x6

5. Delt Row: 100x8, 110x6, 120x6



w00t!

bjohnso
08-07-2007, 07:08 PM
Pretty sweet benching. Why do you say you never thought you'd get back up to 200?

clvmike19
08-08-2007, 04:06 AM
I broke my clavicle for the second time in Nov 2005, I dont think it ever really healed 100%, and to this day my left side is weaker than the right side.

Coke
08-08-2007, 06:17 AM
Nice job for both workout days my man...you'll pass 2pps on the bench as you overcompensate for that injury.

bjohnso
08-08-2007, 05:56 PM
I don't know what a clavicle is, but I doubt that injury will keep you from pressing 200+ pounds. If you did 190 for 4 under your own power then certainly you can press 200 for at least 2. I'm basing this off of my own experience - generally I lose a rep for every 10 pound increase.

clvmike19
08-08-2007, 06:05 PM
Clavicle = collar bone

This is how my break looked:

http://www.shouldersolutions.com/shoulder_images/clavicle_xrays.gif

It sucked and I did that twice!

clvmike19
08-08-2007, 06:12 PM
August 8, 2007 Mid Week

Weight: 167 lbs

Im def feeling stronger each week. I feel like Im beginning to get some of my former size/strength back. I remember feeling very solid and tight. Im not all the way there yet, but I hope to get there. :strong:

Today I did my a fair amount of ab work, and ran 2.5 miles. Ive been concentrating on eating right, running, and doing more ab work than I have during my other BB adventures. I think Im starting to see some results in the midsection.


********teH h0Tt11eeZZ!!*****

1. Tall Hot Chick- Im kind of a short guy. Im prb 5'8" on a good day, so a fair amount of girls are right there with me in height. This chick was def as tall or maybe a bit taller than me. Short pink shorts, and great legs. Her face was a bit off though

:hump: :hump:

2. Hot Yellow Shorts Chick- This chick had one of those behinds that makes a man sweat. Not too big, not too small, just perfect now. It may get too big in about 5 yrs if she doesnt keep up on teh fitness. But as of today on teh treadmill she looked freakin great. Short yellow shorts, nice legs. Mmmm.

:hump: :hump: :hump:

bjohnso
08-08-2007, 06:32 PM
Damn, that looks like it hurt. How did you manage to do that twice?



I always creep out girls at the gym when I look at them. I'm just a creepy guy I guess.:(

clvmike19
08-08-2007, 06:39 PM
Hahahahaha! No man...just gotta be smooth about it. Its all good.

I did it playing football both times, the last one when I was diving for a pass and landed shoulder first into the ground. *SNAP*

clvmike19
08-13-2007, 06:39 PM
August 13, 2007 Chest Day

Weight: 167 lbs

Today was actually a very nice day here in Ohio. Almost no humidity, in the mid 80s, sunshine, I couldnt ask for much more. Back into the gym today after a bad diet weekend. I def didnt eat enough good food, and ate a bit too much junk. If anything I didnt eat enough. I was back in Youngstown, so being away from the apartment I didnt cook like I usually do. I didnt drink very much so that was a plus.

Bought some soy burgers today to be a part of my pre workout, post lunch meal. Ive been eating various forms of pork until my roomie found these. 13g protein/0.5g fat looks pretty good to me. Ill eat two of those without bread, a banana, carrots, and maybe another fruit before I hit the gym from now on. Im still looking for something to eat during the day though before lunch. Ive been waking up eating eggs before work, then a protein bar/fruit before lunch, but I still need something else to eat before lunch. I get so hungry at work! I bought some cans of chicken, but they are so expensive.

Any suggestions?


I pushed my self a bit today for teh chest day. I think going heavy on the bench took away from some of my other exercises today. But Im fairly happy with what went down at teh gym. Ill prb go back to the same weights next week and do these a bit more precise.


1. Bench: 175x8, 185x6, 195x3

2. HS Press: 80x8, 90x4, 90x6...bench killed these

3. Tri Press: 125x10, 145x8, 155x8

4. Flys: 100x8, 100x8, 115x8

5. Cable Press: 32x10, 37x8, 42x6



My friend from work says he had a MILF set up for me on Friday night, but I was out of town. It figures. He txts me around 9 asking where I was at...nowhere near Canton! A MILF is still one of the few things I must conquer before marriage...that sounds horrible, I guess, but it must be done.

:hump: :hump: :hump:

cphafner
08-13-2007, 09:01 PM
you outbenched me today. I'm going to cry in a corner.

Coke
08-14-2007, 05:25 AM
Solid chest day Mike.

Bruteman
08-15-2007, 09:14 AM
Nice chest work bud.

bjohnso
08-15-2007, 11:19 AM
Nice bench. You're making progress like a crazy person in that lift.