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    Another speed day. totally worth it.

    DL
    135x10 lolerballs on the speed here.
    315x5 less than 1 second per rep
    365x5 3-4 seconds per rep, didn't like how slow i was so i dropped the weight
    315x5 less than 1 second per rep
    315x5 less than 1 second per rep

    GMs
    135x5
    185x5
    205x5
    205x5
    215x5 <--the 10lb addition felt like I was going to explode on the way down, very nice.

    Bent over DB Rows (these took a little while to knock out bc my forearms were really feeling it for some reason)
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5

    "Running" on the elliptical for 20 minutes. I like it more than the bike bc it actually requires more effort and involves my hips more which is good for after work out cool down and keeping loose.


    I noticed a thread about prowlers on here, and how one can buy a homemade one off ebay. I am tempted, though I am about to end my job (2 weeks) to go back to school full time. I finally have focus for lifting beyond doing it because I enjoy it, and for that I don't mind the sacrifice I just need to make sure it won't ruin my schooling (financially and time wise). I want to train to do MMA stuff, plus do a strong man competition or two. I am somewhat worried because my gym only has DBs that go upto 110 which totally means i have to improvise my farmers walk type stuff.

    Its pretty stressful, if people would leave me the **** alone I would be fine, I would spend the money I want where I want and be happy. Unfortunately I have uneducated family members who find it necessary to tell me how to live my life and it makes me want to break their faces. I get worn out from ignoring them because they still waste my time. **** it, **** them, I am who I am and its better than who they are. God damn it.

    Food

    Jimmy Dean Bfast Sammich 320/18
    Two Chicken boobie sandwiches 800/60
    2 PB&J (mucho pb) 800/65
    Spaghetti and balls of meat 600/20
    totals 2520/163

    I had about a liter and a half of water before I weighed myself today. minus the 3 lbs or so of h2o I was about 261.
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-12-2009 at 08:57 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Didn't make it to the gym today, I was just feeling worn down throughout the day and particularly sore from my sets yesterday. I think I will up the protein intake by about 50g/day, recovery seems to be a little slow. I will show up early to the gym tomorrow, probably stay there until I knock out my arms shoulders and legs. Chances are there won't be many people there so I will have the place to myself, especially after 7 i would think.

    Food
    Opticen 372/40
    Pasta bull**** 600/20
    pb&j 400/30
    3 slices of pizza 360/20
    pbj 400/30
    nitrean 220/48

    Totals 2352/188

    P.S. it'll be like a damn camping trip ill probably have to bring some liquid food and some gatorade to knock out all my sets.
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-13-2009 at 08:55 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Pretty ****ty day for working out. I got home ate a whole pizza passed out for an hour woke up still tired told myself i would goto the gym tomorrow in the AM then I said hells no i can't do that I need to stick to my schedule. So I take 3 nitor, and drink 32 oz of DHMO supplement transport system. I get to the gym and I still feel like ****. I knock out some reps and call it quits I wanted to do way more but the nitor made me super cotton mouthy and light headed and the pizza gave me horrendous gas and substantial bloating. I would've knocked out the 20 rep squats like I wanted if I wouldn't have felt obligated to clean up my puke afterwards.


    Mil Press
    135x5
    155x5
    175x3
    165x4
    165x3 felt super weak and my left shoulder was roasted.

    Squat ALL ATG
    135x15
    225x10
    225x6 <---I was ramping up to do 225x20 but after 6 my body literally stopped itself and it told me keep going if you want to puke your brains out and **** your pants.

    Hopefully tomorrow I will feel stronger and less bleh and I will go squat again and hopefully do some accessory work.


    Foodsies


    Cereal 500/30
    Healthy Choice joke meal 220/14
    Pizza 1400/33
    Strawburry Opticen 372/40
    Totals 2492/117

    Gotta go get some more food. bbl to update again. rawr
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-14-2009 at 07:28 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Skippeed the gym all together. I went running up a BFH by my house inspired by sensei's video. I was shooting for 10 times, lolerballs. I got up 3 times then my legs wouldn't stop spasming, then I went for a 4th and almost puked again and walked the last quarter of the hill. Time was running short and I didn't bring water (stupid me) so I quit on the 4th one. Good thing too because my legs are incredibly unconditioned. I will work up to 10 over the next few weeks. I found a local PL gym on PLWatch so I am going to check that ish out tomorrow and if it looks good and the people seem decent i'll drop my membership i have now and sign up for that one.

    food
    2 scoop opti 372/40
    2 sausages 240/30
    chicken and salsa 300/25
    1 scoop nitrean 120/24
    can o tuna 90/30
    carbs 800
    total 1922/149
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-15-2009 at 09:30 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    just sort of rambling here...

    I've lost a bunch of weight in the past two weeks. Strength hasn't been affected as far as I can tell. My gym is closed this week so I have to goto my university gym. I was going to go today, but I didn't bring lunch and I will be hungry when I get off work. Who knows, maybe I'll stop by after dinner. Eat some food, get my gear and head over...doesn't sound like a bad idea. Hell I really haven't been on campus in close to a year and a half. sheesh what a weird feeling...speaking of weird feelings, I don't have any pain in any muscles, which is weird. I guess doing the whole speed work/deload type week last week was helpful. If I am repping 285 tonight I will be happy.


    Food

    Opticen 372/40
    My journal
    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    school starts in 2 weeks. I am taking off from the gym for the most part. I have lost my motivation. Well I guess I should say I don't really look forward to going to the gym. I wanna heal up some more. Its so strange I guess because I dropped maybe 1000 calories out of my diet its been tough on the recovery. I really don't know, its so weird, some times I want to go to the gym, but its usually around 10-11 am but of course I'm at work, and by 430 when I get off I am just so beat I have no drive to make it to the gym. Then I come home and sleep for damn near 3 hours and when I awaken its almost time for the gym to close. Maybe my sleep schedule just needs fixing and my nutrient timing needs to be addressed. I will focus on going to bed at 12 tonight, and eating right before work ends tomorrow.
    My journal
    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Hmm...protein intake is back up, my body likes it alot more. I decided this friday I am going to go for max attempts at all my lifts. I'm hoping for 405 squat 455 deadlift and 315 bench. My total would be 1175 then. Only thing I am worried about is my squat. Hopefully I can make some videos too.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Welp no videos, primarily bc im lazy.


    BP
    135x15 (last 7 were speed)
    225x5
    275x5
    295x1.9 (I hit the rack on the descent of the 2nd rep which threw me off)
    295x2
    315x1 (felt wayyy easy)
    335x0 (pretty darn heavy i unracked and it just sorta fell)
    320x1 (felt good enough to go for 325)
    325x0.6 (my arms were toast they were shaking all the way down and I just couldn't finish the rep)

    DB BP
    90x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x4
    100x5

    Pec Deck
    230x5
    220x4.8
    220x4.8
    220x4.8
    220x4.8
    Couldn't get my hands to touch on that last rep of each set

    The end went home.

    I clocked in at 268. it was probably more like 265 since i had my ipod and water bottle in my hand when i weighed myself.
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-24-2009 at 08:51 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    So I had this great idea...goto the gym around noon because no one would be there and I could get in where I needed to go...well I was wrong, it was all SUVs so I hoped it was just a bunch of soccer moms piled on the treadmills but nope, it was a bunch of dumbass middle aged men grunting their way through 35lbs db curls and morons standing in front of me while I was deadlifting 400lbs. I was hoping I would hit one of them in the back of the leg and break them in half but it never happened. I ****ing hate my gym everyone there is such a moron. Employees and patrons alike. **** I wanted to kill people. Straight up bash their heads in with a 25lbs plate. Never have I felt this way towards a group of morons hindering my progress. So I stopped short and I will go around 4 hopefully it will clear out by then.

    DL
    135x10
    315x5
    315x5 core was shaky (literally) on both sets of 315
    405x1
    405x1
    405x1 I could barely lift this, it was such a slow ass ascent. I blame it on my sleep problems as of late.

    Squat
    135x5 atg
    225x5 atg
    315x0 douchenozzle decided I was done when i walked away and swapped the 6 45s for 2 10s so he could do standing mil presses, which he sucked ass at **** him. im canceling my membership monday i'm fed up with morons. The general lack of gym ettiquite just pisses me off to no end hopefully I'll have a few chances to steal equipment and do some heavy sets right in front of people. Its not like I give a **** if you want to work in. I will unload plates so you can do your sets with 10lbs plates I don't give a ****, but everyone now a days is just a huge ****ing pussy they don't make eye contact they don't express opinions they just set up camp and hope you don't mind or see them or some **** and when I call them out they **** their pants.

    I got in with the goal of finishing squats and doing shoulders I warmed up and put 315 on the bar but it was so damn heavy, it was a struggle just to unrack it so I put it back and went to 275

    275x5
    295x5

    i was feeling worn out i walked around aimlessly kind of trying to decide if i wanted to do anything, I looked at the rack thought about mil presses looked at the dumb bells thought about lateral raises looked at the freemotion machines thought about whatever they hell they do and i just couldn't bring myself to keep working out I just have been so tired lately, and I know its not from lifting too much because last week was speed work, and this week I only lifted monday and now today. maybe ill make it in tomorrow too. I wonder if its my diet. I know im getting enough protein but maybe I need more fats and carbs. that really shouldn't be an issue considering my diet consists of chicken fingers hot pockets opticen nitrean steamed veggies bean salads and rotisserie chicken of which I ate the skin bc it was so tasty. I almost didn't go in today to finish up but after I had a turkey sandwich slathered with mayo I got some energy and went for it.
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-29-2009 at 04:47 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    After some quick thought I am thinking I may have been sporting a vitamin deficiency and perhaps even an iron deficiency. I haven't been taking my multivitamins like i usually do, plus I never eat red meat, mainly for the saturated fat content and the general lack of flavor cheaper cuts tend to have. Back to the vitamins and back to the oat meal(high in iron).
    My journal
    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    good lifting today I didn't keep to my schedule but I enjoyed my time.

    BP
    135x20 (I felt like I couldve done 50 and I was tempted to try it)
    225x8
    245x5
    245x5
    265x3
    these were all speed work. I didn't have a chance to use the cage, there was a guy doing bent over rows, I guess his lower back is shot so he couldn't pick the bar off the ground, I dunno. In any even I wouldve been far more intense if I were in the cage I just didn't want to fail and be pinned.

    Pec Deck
    245x5
    245x5
    225x5
    225x5
    225x5
    Good speed but you know i ran into a guy i know and i was more focused on chatting than lifting, but whatever.

    Seated benchpress machine
    220x5
    235x5
    245x5
    255x5
    265x5
    stupid machine, totally useless. i hate it. forever

    DB BP
    95x5
    95x5
    95x5
    95x5

    then I was out. I start school tomorrow, hopefully no loser **** face will get in my way. i honestly need a gym in my basement im so sick of people coming into the gym and wasting space. they waste my time and they waste theirs.

    I had a friend ask me what I did for my workout....I told him what I did...then I asked him about his workout and he tells me i do pyramids and all i can think is oof bad idea. I ask him how its working and he goes 'well im sore the next day and its alot of reps so its building muscular endurance' and I follow up with 'so you don't actually lift any more weight than when you started' he says 'no' i say 'i don't know why you even lift if you don't get any gains' he says 'i don't really care' i say 'fair enough' then he tells me his friend told him to do it. I just don't get people, his friend is like 3 years younger and a relative pudge ball compared to him. I told him how to lift before (he asked, apparently its too much work), now I just don't care any more and wish he'd stop asking me about my workouts.
    Last edited by dynamo; 08-31-2009 at 08:15 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    not too bad I suppose. I didn't get to do good mornings so I subbed bent over DB rows instead, of course these are two different muscle groups being worked but I thought maybe its a good idea I can't do my lower back today, it may need time to recover.

    DL
    135x8
    315x5
    315x5
    385x5
    405x1
    425x1
    445x0.1 got it off the floor but had no strength to continue, I almost passed out on my 3rd attempt of this...i had to sit down and regain my balance and sight, it was awesome.

    TBar Rows
    180x5
    180x5
    170x5
    175x5
    175x4
    ROM was too short on the 180 sets

    Bent over DB rows (wouldve gone for 110 or 115 but my school gym only goes up to 100)

    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5

    10 minute jog.

    edit: digital scale at school weighed me in at 247 then after a liter of water and some reps it weighed me in at 238 i suspect its not calibrated and my weight will be considered 265 for the time being.
    Last edited by dynamo; 09-01-2009 at 01:08 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    hoffsome day.


    Squat
    135x8
    225x5
    315x5
    365x3
    365x3
    365x3

    Seated Calf Raise
    180x7
    180x7
    225x7
    180x6

    SLDL
    225x5
    315x5
    405x1
    405x1
    405x1
    315x7 <--speedy
    405x1
    405x1
    405x1
    I was actually going for 5 but I stopped at 3 bc I haven't gone heavy on SLDL in a while and I didn't want to be recovering for 2 weeks

    Hammer Curls
    55x5
    55x5
    55x5
    60x5
    60x5

    Seated OH Tri Extension
    85x5
    95x5
    95x5
    95x5
    95x5 <--last rep I almost failed

    Seated OH Tri Ext Mach
    140x7
    160x7
    180x5
    180x5

    Done. Good workout. Hopefully I'll be repping 405 SLDL soon.
    My journal
    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    BP
    135x15
    225x5
    275x4
    295x2
    295x2
    315x1
    315x1
    315x1
    245x3 <---very sloppy

    DB BP
    90x5
    90x6
    90x6
    90x6
    90x5

    Pec Deck
    150x5
    170x5
    170x5
    170x5
    176.66x5
    pec deck at school not at gym thus lower weights

    done.
    My journal
    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Great day I reckon.

    DL
    135x10
    315x5
    405x5 (reset after each rep)
    405x5 (reset after each rep)
    425x1 (felt like I was going to pass out)
    435x0.1 (strong off the floor to about mid shin then I couldn't move any more)
    405x1
    405x1

    Tbar
    135x5
    180x5
    180x4
    170x5
    160x4
    135x3

    bent over db row
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5

    done.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    my shoulders were shot from the 315x3 this tuesday and probably from the deads yesterday so i took it easy

    Mil press
    135x10
    155x5
    165x5
    175x1
    165x2
    super burn

    Front Lateral Raise
    30x0 too heavy
    20x5
    20x5
    20x10
    super burn

    Side LR
    20x10
    20x10
    super burn

    so after this set my arms felt like dead weight so i called it a day. probably going to skip all arm work this week because this is the heaviest weight and highest volume i have EVER lifted. we'll see how squats go tomorow. 405x1x1x1 would be swell.
    Last edited by dynamo; 09-10-2009 at 12:50 PM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    good day

    Squat
    135x10 atg
    225x5 atg
    315x5 atg
    315x5 atg
    405x1 parallel
    405x1 below parallel
    405x1 below parallel
    405x0.5 couldn't get out of the hole

    Standing calf raise machine (400+60lbs DBs)
    520x7
    520x7
    520x7

    SLDL (didn't bring my chalk so i kept it light-ish)
    315x8
    315x8
    315x5 (left hip got way too tight to walk so i gave up after 5)

    Done.

    Edit: I weighed in at 272 today. i did have my keys and phone in my pocket.
    Edit 2: I bought new shoes good for running and such. I will start with that on monday. Its only been an hour and I am finding it extremely difficult to walk up steps.
    Last edited by dynamo; 09-12-2009 at 11:30 AM.
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    ugh i got to the gym at 530am i primarily did it to start my day off early and get some work done but I feel like **** now. I am so tired and I'm afraid to drink coffee because i dont want to be tired and not be able to sleep.

    Bench
    135x10
    225x5
    245x5
    265x5
    285x4

    DB BP
    95x5
    95x6
    95x5
    95x5
    95x5

    Pecdeck
    190x5
    210x5
    220x5
    220x5
    220x5
    gym not school

    I wanted to jog/spint for 30 min today couldn't do jack though, I'm so out of shape. I started off at jog 5mph sprint 7mph after 2 minutes went to 4/6 spent most of my time at 2/4.
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    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Kept it lighter than last week...I'm thinking about dropping my arm day, just making it shoulders. School, although, not stressful is picking up and will probably take over

    DL
    135x10
    315x5
    385x5
    385x5
    405x4

    TBar Row
    135x5
    135x5
    175x5
    175x5
    175x5

    Bent over DB row
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
    100x5
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    Goal(Current):
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    Good day sorta. I wanted to do more but I had an opticen shake at 1030 and that was it i didn't start lifting til 1230 almost...shouldve brought a shake.

    Standing Calf Raise Machine (2 65lbs DBS +400lb stack)
    400x5
    530x5
    530x7
    530x7
    530x6

    Squat
    135x10 atg
    225x5 atg
    315x5 atg
    365x5 parallel/below parallel
    385x1 tough
    385x3 I accidently went atg on the last one, but I wasn't going to give up on that rep and I knocked it out
    315x5 atg <--pretty tough but i enjoyed it

    SLDL
    315x5
    385x0 <--just no energy left
    315x5 I was spent..I probably couldve done another few sets if i bought a gatorade but i wasn't going to pay for that shiznit.

    I did no arm/shoulder accessory work this week again. I don't know why I don't have the drive for it any more. I think it is just the lack of sleep lately. I have a horrible school schedule, i'm on campus almost 12 hours a day every day and I don't get home til about 9pm. I will work on my sleep and hopefully my volume will go up again. If it doesn't I at least want to work in military presses.

    Edit: Clocked in at 272 today.
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    So things seems to be culminating at the end of the week. I have been dragging my feet getting to the gym every time i've gone this week (Mon/Wed/Fri when its usually Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri). Once I get in the gym I am golden but its been tough to get in. I also have been finding hard to actually concentrate and do my work for school and other things as well.

    I think it all came to light last night. I slept from about 3am to 10am on friday morning because of some coffee ice cream I had thursday night, so that was not my choice, I was actually ready to hit the hay at 10 pm. Then friday after I lifted (good solid set of SQUATS always wears me the fack out), from about 1230pm to 2pm I sat on my ass all day, and I stuffed my face every 2-3 hours. I couldn't get enough food. I got my books together to go study on campus and before I left I lied down on the couch and bam woke up and it was 1030pm. I ate some more. Then at 2am I fell asleep again, and I woke up at 930 this morning.

    This leads me to believe I need to do more to aid in my recovery. When I lifted over the summer I had to be at work by 730 I was off no later than 430 I would hit the gym and do it again. I was there at least 4 days a week. No problem. Now that school has started my schedule is all over the place. First week I was up by 7 every day, 2nd week I struggled to get up, 3rd week I was still struggling, now this last week I have given up going to school early and I am waking up between 10-12 every day. Sleeping close to 10 hours a day.

    One thing I realized is when I am on campus I am there usually from 8am to 9pm. I have an opticen shake in the morning. Then I lift then I have about 50g of protein shake afterwards. Then if I bring a lunch it will be maybe 2 chicken breasts and thats it (sometimes some veggies too). So by, I'll say 2pm, all I have had to eat is opticen (372cal/40g), protein shake (300cal/50g), and some chicken boob (350cal/50g) for a total of about 1000 calories. Some days I don't even bring a lunch, so I have to buy a ****faceslutbucket of a lunch from the cafeteria which I might as well go **** in a cup and eat that. So I am getting home around 8-9pm with only 1000 calories in me, and I stuff my face usually full of carbs because thats what dinner usually is (spaghetti, or chilli with bread) and that does not aid in recovery at that point.

    So here is what I propose. I don't like to replace my meals with supplements but I think i have to until I can find a better route. I will bring 2-3 more powders to drink while I'm at school. This should be sufficient in aiding my my recovery, keeping me focused, and not sleeping 12 hours a day. Thanks for letting me get my thoughts out, youre the bestest!
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    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
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    Haven't gone to the gym at all this week. Doubt I will, I need to do school work and recover somewhat. I'm not to worried I missed almost 6 months in the gym and it only took about a month to get to where I left off so I will continue to focus on school and gym will come second because I gotta pay the bills to keep going to the gym. Ok, off to class.
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    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
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    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    I didn't lift all last week, and I don't see me lifting all this week. I started getting a cold on friday, nothing too serious but I've been tired, getting headaches, sore throat, lots of phlegm, so I will probably avoid working out this week too. It may be for the best, I gotta say I haven't been this horny in a long time, so I must have plenty of testosterone flowing through me to repair my muscles. I don't want to go back into the gym til I'm 100%, its not worth getting more sick because I didn't rest up.
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    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
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    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
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    Well I am still sick, this is the end of week 2. I am clearing out finally though. Massive loogies and a runny nose. I am confident I will be back to lifting on monday. I won't push it though. If it takes 3 weeks to get back to 100% so be it, I can't afford to be worn down to the point of not functioning.

    Interestingly enough I've been cutting while sick too. Nothing huge, but minus 500 cals a day or so (probably the reason I'm still sick). I don't know if I can put up 315 on the bench any more but ladies do look more often. I felt like I shrunk by half after I lost my water bloat, but its not bad, I am really shooting for about 12% or whatever kills the belly fat enough to have a noticeable 6 pack and no belly hang when I sit down. Then I will most likely assess my weight and body comp, see what needs to grow a little more, fill it in, and then do a slow bulk to where I am between 260-280 and 10-12% bf. I have the range because I want to look good without a shirt on and not limit myself to a single number knowing I can easily gain 10-15 lbs in a week if I needed to (yeah yeah mainly water but the point is I can bring myself to eat huge amounts of food for long periods of time).

    I have been so focused on getting my numbers up that I haven't worried about my body comp, though I am lucky, I have been blessed to not to go over 20% bf while I work on my goals. Now that I am on the edge of my goals I think its time to look good too.
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    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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    **** it I'm back in the gym today. I've been a bitch for 3 weeks. I need to get back to kicking my own ass the way I know how. ****. I'm tired of losing.
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    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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