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    Two Herniated Disks

    Just got the results back from my MRI. Doc says I got 2 herniated disks in my mid back. Says surgery is real risky and I might be breathing out of a tube if I get it done. Might puncture a lung. So he gave me the option of spinal injections with some steroid. Has anyone recovered from this type of thing and still able to lift heavy? Any suggestions? Doc said to basically stop lifting 2 months once I get the shots. He said it wont heal normally but it might heal somewhat better. Though its prone to come back again. Still havent got MRI's for my lower back either. Probabally wont bother, but that area pulls out easily. Doc said I got mild shlerosis in my lower spine. A bend. The main problem now is these herniations. All feedback greatly appreciated!
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    I have no idea, but best of luck

    That's a real blower. I hope your recovery goes well whatever route you choose
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    my dad had a herniated disk a while back and it isn't good. listen to the doc and maybe a little longer off. he has gotten better over time but if you mess up your back, you can't do ****

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    If you have a copy of the report and want to fax it to my clinic, we will be happy to take a look at it-there is a wide range of severity of herniated IVD's-in fact the term "herniated disk" is really a pretty generic term. PM me if you are interested- we see a lot of this and might be able to point you in the right direction.

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    seriously, take it easy. you don't want to forever f*ck up your back lifting. it's not worth it.

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    Hi
    I had/have herniated cervical disks, somewhere between the base of me neck and shoulder blades. This happened to me about six months ago. The best thing you can do for yourself is rest. No lifting, at all, for at LEAST 3 months. Its a bi#tch of an injury. Rest, rest and more rest. give your body a chance to heal. I just recently started to get back into training-and I am trying to take it one sessions at a time(which is not easy for me, as I am an impatient punk). Go and see a chiropractor-mine resulted from years of bad posture and sleeping habits. I did a lot of research on back problems ans stay away from exercises like military presses and shrugs. I hope that both you and I will make full recovery. My chiroprctor says, yes it does heal-so theres some good news.PM me if u need to chat. Good luck!

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    best of luck beast i know you were lookin forward to hittin 400 and locking out.. but take it easy man no need to kill that s**t and that s**t being your back...

    best of luck man ill add you to my prayers bro..
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    I herniated the disk between C6-C7 last summer, and I took some time off, took prednisone(or prednisolone...can't remember), and did some rehab. I lost all strength in my left tricep for a couple months, as the herniation was pinching the nerve that went to that area. After a while, the strength got better and the injury got better with treatment. I was restricted to cardio-style lifting with the pink dumbells(lol) for a couple months, but it helped me keep my muscle mass without hurting my recovery and healing. You need time off, a strong anti-inflammatory, and explore all rehab options before resorting to surgery.
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    This is totally off topic (sorry) but isn't your Beast Lift the same thing as a Hack Squat?

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    I herniated a few of my discs in the lower back 3 years ago. Deadlifts, miltary presses, squats, shrugs and even heavy leg presses aggravate it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twm5993
    I have no idea, but best of luck

    That's a real blower. I hope your recovery goes well whatever route you choose

    ThanX for the kind words brother!! Much appreciated!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AdmiralDan
    my dad had a herniated disk a while back and it isn't good. listen to the doc and maybe a little longer off. he has gotten better over time but if you mess up your back, you can't do ****

    ThanX brother!! Definately taking some time off now! ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wassung
    If you have a copy of the report and want to fax it to my clinic, we will be happy to take a look at it-there is a wide range of severity of herniated IVD's-in fact the term "herniated disk" is really a pretty generic term. PM me if you are interested- we see a lot of this and might be able to point you in the right direction.

    keith

    ThanX brother!! Appreciate the support!! Unfortunately I dont have the copy here with me, but if it surfaces Ill send it over. Yes, Ive heard that the term herniated doesnt explain a whole lot. ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jotosuds
    seriously, take it easy. you don't want to forever f*ck up your back lifting. it's not worth it.

    good luck

    ThanX alot brother!! Appreciate it!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by superior_will
    Do you know what exactly caused it?
    I likely screwed my back deadlifting like a maniac. 5-8 hour back sessions that were mostly deadlifts and beast lifts. The beast lift probabally ****ed up my back the most. I would deadlift with the bar behind my legs where Id be leaning back with 730lbs when lifting off the rack. I managed to **** up my lower back last december, could barely get out of bed. Then 6 days later I maxed on bench and tore something in my upper back. Its very difficult for me to ever back down. After those 2 consecutive injuries in one week I took some time off though. And trained minimally (aside from heavy arm work the second month) for 2 months. I managed to increase my arms a 1/4 inch even though everything else shrunk to ****. That took 6-7 months to come back stronger. I kept lifting heavy ignoring pain and in the process probabally ****ed up the disks good. I may have herniated them both from bench pressing and inclines. But Im sure it was the combination of things. I dont even know how many times Ive injured myself in the last 14 months. These disk injuries are different then my last injury though. The other injuries I didnt feel much in my spine. All my back muscles and tendons felt torn up though. I wouldve been better off without deads in my routine. The heavy weights became an addiction. Was fun while it lasted!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye
    Hi
    I had/have herniated cervical disks, somewhere between the base of me neck and shoulder blades. This happened to me about six months ago. The best thing you can do for yourself is rest. No lifting, at all, for at LEAST 3 months. Its a bi#tch of an injury. Rest, rest and more rest. give your body a chance to heal. I just recently started to get back into training-and I am trying to take it one sessions at a time(which is not easy for me, as I am an impatient punk). Go and see a chiropractor-mine resulted from years of bad posture and sleeping habits. I did a lot of research on back problems ans stay away from exercises like military presses and shrugs. I hope that both you and I will make full recovery. My chiroprctor says, yes it does heal-so theres some good news.PM me if u need to chat. Good luck!

    later


    ThanX brother!! Appreciate all the encouragement and feed back! Best of luck with your recovery as well! I have bad posture myself. Always did. Id like to find a good chiro if I can. ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilmase1153
    best of luck beast i know you were lookin forward to hittin 400 and locking out.. but take it easy man no need to kill that s**t and that s**t being your back...

    best of luck man ill add you to my prayers bro..

    ThanX alot brother!! Appreciate the encouragement and prayers!! I was looking forward to it, but now my priorities are just on recovering and hopefully getting back into the gym hard again, in time. ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by gino
    I herniated the disk between C6-C7 last summer, and I took some time off, took prednisone(or prednisolone...can't remember), and did some rehab. I lost all strength in my left tricep for a couple months, as the herniation was pinching the nerve that went to that area. After a while, the strength got better and the injury got better with treatment. I was restricted to cardio-style lifting with the pink dumbells(lol) for a couple months, but it helped me keep my muscle mass without hurting my recovery and healing. You need time off, a strong anti-inflammatory, and explore all rehab options before resorting to surgery.

    ThanX for the advice brother!! You maintained your muscle mass with the pink dumbbells? Wish I could do that!! I lose very fast! ThanX again for the feedback. KEEP KILLING THAT ****!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

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    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcs118
    This is totally off topic (sorry) but isn't your Beast Lift the same thing as a Hack Squat?

    It only sounds the same initially. The difference is I dont squat the weight up. For me, its mostly lower back lifting the weight. Wont likely be doing those again though.
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

    Cult Leader Of The "KILL THAT SHIT" Administration

    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by aidano
    I herniated a few of my discs in the lower back 3 years ago. Deadlifts, miltary presses, squats, shrugs and even heavy leg presses aggravate it.


    I may have herniated some disks there too, but they only checked the mid back for these xrays. I did get my entire back xrayed though. I hear that doesnt always show disk damage. Do you still lift heavy? ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

    Cult Leader Of The "KILL THAT SHIT" Administration

    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    hey man....

    Hey what's up Brandon,hey man,I don't know where to start...I miss you man,it's not the same working out without you. On thursday 2/17,I went to the gym,by myself to train chest,and it f***king sucked. There was nobody that wanted to spot me,I was traing totally by myself,and it sucked,I only did 315x12 reps,and you know my record is 315x20 reps,so that's pretty bad for me.I didn't try 460or 405,since there was no one strong enough to spot me ...well,I went to work that night and I was extremely irritated and pissed off,it wasn't a pretty sight. Last thursday(2/24/05) I trained with Art,my roomate. It wasn't too bad,I won't take it for granted ,I did 405 3 1/2 times,I failed 460,although I tried it on 4 different attempts. I tried to explain to Art how to spot me,but he wasn't as good as you,sometimes he talks while I'm benching ,saying things like''come on ,you can do it!'',not knowing that that doesn't help me,but it can actually distract me.Even though I failed with 460,I did manage to lift it about half way,so I guess that wasn't too bad.That day,I had forgotten my vic vapor inhalor at home,and that kinda screw things up,but I took my pills. Also,when I woke up that day,I felt tired ,like I wanted to sleep more,and you know that's a bad sign. Not only that,I woke up that day weighing only 180lbs. and that's light for me.
    Well,I will train with Art this coming thursday,he did 315 x6 reps,he failed with 385. As you can see,I've been stuck with my strenght levels for a while,in fact,I'm weaker,since my best lift ever is 405x5 times,and I can't even do that anymore...but I will,in fact,my goal for the end of this year is benching 405 x10 reps. I guess since I started with this new insanity of trying to burn fat,it has affected my strenght,but then again,when I was 190,I looked kinda bloated and chubby,I wasn't happy with my appearence,now I am so much more cut,and testing my bodyfat levels with my calipers that I got home,it says my bodyfat is 6.4%,although I don't know how accurate that is,but I want to have a body fat level of 3.5%... . Well,I want you to know that I feel terribly bad and sad about what happened to you,it is a bodybuilder's nightmare. I hope you get better soon,I hope you don't lose much muscle,keep eating plenty of food. I believe someday,hopefully soon,you'll be back on track,you would have to do some adjustments in your training,like for example,wear a belt while benching...I think one reason why you injured yourself is because you never wore a belt while benching....You said it didn't make you stronger or something,but the truth is,the belt can protect your back a great deal when you are benching,and you also maxed out on a weekly basis...WITH NO BELT!
    Well,I am not trying to make you feel bad,quite the opposite. You'll be back soon man. Hey man I wish you the best of luck,have a good one bro! Luigi

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    sorry to hear that bro...best of luck man
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigijawbreaker
    Hey what's up Brandon,hey man,I don't know where to start...I miss you man,it's not the same working out without you. On thursday 2/17,I went to the gym,by myself to train chest,and it f***king sucked. There was nobody that wanted to spot me,I was traing totally by myself,and it sucked,I only did 315x12 reps,and you know my record is 315x20 reps,so that's pretty bad for me.I didn't try 460or 405,since there was no one strong enough to spot me ...well,I went to work that night and I was extremely irritated and pissed off,it wasn't a pretty sight. Last thursday(2/24/05) I trained with Art,my roomate. It wasn't too bad,I won't take it for granted ,I did 405 3 1/2 times,I failed 460,although I tried it on 4 different attempts. I tried to explain to Art how to spot me,but he wasn't as good as you,sometimes he talks while I'm benching ,saying things like''come on ,you can do it!'',not knowing that that doesn't help me,but it can actually distract me.Even though I failed with 460,I did manage to lift it about half way,so I guess that wasn't too bad.That day,I had forgotten my vic vapor inhalor at home,and that kinda screw things up,but I took my pills. Also,when I woke up that day,I felt tired ,like I wanted to sleep more,and you know that's a bad sign. Not only that,I woke up that day weighing only 180lbs. and that's light for me.
    Well,I will train with Art this coming thursday,he did 315 x6 reps,he failed with 385. As you can see,I've been stuck with my strenght levels for a while,in fact,I'm weaker,since my best lift ever is 405x5 times,and I can't even do that anymore...but I will,in fact,my goal for the end of this year is benching 405 x10 reps. I guess since I started with this new insanity of trying to burn fat,it has affected my strenght,but then again,when I was 190,I looked kinda bloated and chubby,I wasn't happy with my appearence,now I am so much more cut,and testing my bodyfat levels with my calipers that I got home,it says my bodyfat is 6.4%,although I don't know how accurate that is,but I want to have a body fat level of 3.5%... . Well,I want you to know that I feel terribly bad and sad about what happened to you,it is a bodybuilder's nightmare. I hope you get better soon,I hope you don't lose much muscle,keep eating plenty of food. I believe someday,hopefully soon,you'll be back on track,you would have to do some adjustments in your training,like for example,wear a belt while benching...I think one reason why you injured yourself is because you never wore a belt while benching....You said it didn't make you stronger or something,but the truth is,the belt can protect your back a great deal when you are benching,and you also maxed out on a weekly basis...WITH NO BELT!
    Well,I am not trying to make you feel bad,quite the opposite. You'll be back soon man. Hey man I wish you the best of luck,have a good one bro! Luigi

    Hey brother!! ThanX for the kind words! Yea, this lay off ****ing sucks man. Ive been out of the gym 21 days now. Arms are down to 18" and Im probabally around 185lbs now. Back still feels ****ed up. Ill let you know when it heals and Im ready to train heavy again. But it could be a while. Maybe weeks/months. You can email me your new number at ravensolid@yahoo.com too. I ****ing miss training with you too. Those were some awesome ****ing workouts. Always the highlight of my week. I know how it is to lose strength. It ****ing sucks. Id be lucky to press 315 for 4 reps now. Dont take it for granted. When I finally do come back Im not sure how my training will be. I may have to stay away from bench for a while. Still ****ing strong brother, JUST KEEP KILLING THAT ****!! I know what you mean, Ive been ****ing hostile myself lately. Just have to accept this **** for now and take the punishment!! hahahaha The pain serves as a constant reminder that Im waisting away. I sleep alot, eat what I can. My nerves are even worse lately. The smaller I get the more violent I become! You know how it is. You were becoming very lean, and maintaining a ****load of strength. If I was in your situation Id be bulking like a mother****er eating everything. You can always cut later! Your ****ing lean as is. Sounds like your roommate is getting strong also. ThanX for all the concern brother! Not wearing a belt may have added to my back problems too. All that deadlifting really ****ed me up. Then I just keep pushing myself no matter what. It had to come to an end eventually. But the fire burns inside!! Ill be back eventually, NO MATTER WHAT!! The time is coming to KILL 500 soon!! ThanX again!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

    Cult Leader Of The "KILL THAT SHIT" Administration

    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flexx
    sorry to hear that bro...best of luck man

    ThanX brother!! Much appreciated!!
    "You have to examine your heart and know exactly why you want to transform into a beast; it's your deep hatred for this disgusting world. Leave behind your former self for vultures to tear apart and fuck the minds of the "girls" and "guys". We wild carnivorous beasts are your only peers. Destroy everything, then destroy the remainder of what you destroyed." -Beast

    Cult Leader Of The "KILL THAT SHIT" Administration

    Current Lifts:
    Bench: 400 (Just short of lockout) (405 COMING SOON!!) 225x27 275x17 300x10.5 315x11.75 330x8 335x6 365x3.5 (all raw)
    Deadlift: 405x12, 510 off the floor, 575 from lowest setting on power rack
    Beast Lift (a deadlift with the bar behind the legs): 590 off the floor,730 off the power rack on lowest setting
    Incline Barbell Press: 375lbsx1 (raw) 275x13.5 225x20.75 315x6.5 335x3.5

    Stats: 5'8 195-200lbs 18 3/4 inch arms (cold and flexed) 49" chest and 26" legs

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