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    Sunday, April 3, 2005

    Opening day of baseball. Boo ya, baseball has started! I am going to a Mariners game on the 10th, should be fun.

    So my roommate is real weird. He dated this girl a while ago and then they had problems, argued all the time, blah blah blah. Anyway, as of late he has started hanging out with her very often. Says he's not going out with her, but she spends more time with her than I do with my girlfriend (and I see her every day). Its kinda sad how he says he doesn't like her like that, but obviously he's obsessed. They eat tons of meals together, use OUR food, and it makes me mad. I rarely eat our food with my girlfriend and I together, and when I do, she brings some to add. This girl never brings her own, so they use twice as much. F*cking pisses me off. god damn stupid mother f*cker. Anyway......

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 1 cup raisin bran (1.5g f/47g c/4g p) w/ 1/2 cup milk (1g f/6g c/4g p) (Woke up at 8am, only choice)
    Meal 2 - 1 cup coffee w/ cream/sugar, 1 energy drink(35g carbs), protein bar(9g f/32g c/32g p)
    Meal 3 - Some chips
    Meal 4 - Bagel (2.5g f/54g c/9g p), can of tuna (1.5g f/0g c/35g p), 15g cheese (5g f/4g p)
    Edit: Meal 5 - 4 cookies...mmm....bah
    Meal 6 - ~350g chicken and a buttload of vegetables
    Gonna drink a protein shake soon(11pm) with 2g fish oil...2 scoops: 42g pro/6g f/4g c

    194g carbs/33.5g fat/195g protein

    Don't plan on eating many more carbs...maybe some salads, broccoli, etc...Might need to go to the store for some more protein sources.

    Might take a nap or just go to bed real early. Went to bed at 3am, woke up at 8am...goddamn daylight savings.
    Last edited by heathj; 04-03-2005 at 11:57 PM.

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    Monday, April 4, 2005
    Depletion Workout -

    Leg Press - 1st round: 230 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 230 x 15, 205 x 15, 15
    Leg Curl - 1st round: 65 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 65 x 15, 15, 15
    Decline DB - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15, 15
    BB Row - 1st round: 135 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 135 x 15, 15, 15
    Standing Calf, donkey, standing - 1st round: 100 x 15, 220 x 15, 100 x 15 2nd: 100 x 15, 220 x 15, 100 x 15
    Side Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Front Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Standing BB Curl - 1st round: 40 x 15, 15 2nd: 40 x 15, 15
    Rope Pushdowns - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15
    (All sets supersetted)
    ---Workout time: 50 minutes--- (20 minutes less than last Monday!)

    4 minutes on treadmill after workout. Was gonna shoot 5-10 minutes, but machine shut off at 4 minutes. That was after 3 treadmills already didn't start.

    Worked out by myself today, training party got off work late, plus he is lazy and rarely is consistent with his workouts.

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 1 whole, 15g cheese, 90g ham, 8 oz. milk, 1g fish oil, 5mg yohimbine hcl
    Meal 2 - 1 can chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 2 cups lettuce, 1g fish oil, 5mg yohimbine hcl
    (Still to eat
    Meal 3 - 240g chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 3 cups lettuce/broccoli, 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 2 tbsp coconut milk, 2g fish oil
    Meal 4 - 1 tortilla, 25g cheese, 60g scoop protein, 2g fish oil
    Last edited by heathj; 04-05-2005 at 09:02 AM.

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    Tuesday, April 5, 2005

    Thanks Justin, intense workouts they are...

    Hack Squat, Leg Ext. - 1st round: 90 x 15, 100 x 15, 15 2nd: Leg Press - 230 x 15, 15, 15
    Leg Curl - 1st round: 65 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 65 x 15, Diff. Machine - 80 x 15, 15
    Decline DB - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15, 15
    Pulldowns - 1st round: 80 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 80 x 15, 15, 15
    Side Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Front Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Standing Calf, donkey, standing - 1st round: 100 x 15, 180 x 15, 100 x 15 2nd: 100 x 15, 180 x 15 (Didn't do 3rd set...hit ankle on a machine, hurt bad)
    BB Curl - 1st round: 40 x 15, 15 2nd: 40 x 15, 15
    Rope Pushdowns - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15
    (All exercises/sets supersetted)
    ---Workout time: ???---

    Felt like puking right before I started 2nd round...ugghh...I hate these depletion workouts.

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 1 whole, 15g cheese, 90g ham, 8 oz. milk, 1g fish oil
    Meal 2 - 1/2 english muffin, 15g cheese, 1 can tuna, 1g fish oil, 5mg yohimbine hcl
    Meal 3 - 240g chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 1 tortilla, (forgot cc...eat soon)1/2 cup cottage cheese, 2 tbsp coconut milk, 2g fish oil
    (Not eaten
    Meal 4 - 2 cups broccoli, 15g cheese, 90g turkey, 30g scoop protein, 2g fish oil

    Hopefully that Thermocin comes soon.
    Last edited by heathj; 04-05-2005 at 08:24 PM.

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    Anyone wanna change my journal title to:

    "8 weeks of UD2"

    Thanks.

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    Bodyfat at 12.5%

    Lost 2mm on axilla and supraillic...everything else does not seem to be moving.

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    Can you or anyone else comment on alcohol use during this diet? I have given up the sauce for my 4-week cycle. Man I love my sauce. I love it.

    If it's acceptable to drink to excess on a carb load day then I would be in heaven!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathj
    Anyone wanna change my journal title to:

    "8 weeks of UD2"

    Thanks.
    All set. Looking good, again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustinF
    All set. Looking good, again.
    Thanks...and thanks, appreciate it.

    Quote Originally Posted by dw06wu
    Can you or anyone else comment on alcohol use during this diet? I have given up the sauce for my 4-week cycle. Man I love my sauce. I love it.

    If it's acceptable to drink to excess on a carb load day then I would be in heaven!!!
    As with all diets, alcohol is one of the things you want to stay away from. On the refeed day, I would say its alright to have a few beers. The best possible way would be 0 beers, so you are in tip top shape for the power workout. But 4-6 beers won't hurt you.

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    Wednesday, April 6, 2005
    Workout -
    *Biked to campus (uphill the whole way, what a bitch)
    *Ran/walked on the treadmill for 20 minutes. I need to get in running shape, as to get full points on two seperate days in my PE 301 class, I need to run 1.77 miles in 12 minutes. As of now...no way!
    *Biked back from campus (Uphill the whole way...haha, no, downhill fools!)

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 1 whole, 15g cheese, 90g ham, 8 oz. milk, 1g fish oil, 5mg yohimbine hcl (**Where's my thermocin?!!)
    (Still to eat)
    Meal 2 - 1/2 english muffin, 15g cheese, 1 can tuna, 1g fish oil, 5mg yohimbine hcl
    Meal 3 - 240g chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 1 tortilla, 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 2 tbsp coconut milk, 2g fish oil
    Meal 4 - 2 cups broccoli, 15g cheese, 90g turkey, 30g scoop protein, 2g fish oil

    Down to my last chicken breast. Need to go do some grocery shopping and buy some chicken, turkey, ham, broccoli, lettuce, and cottage cheese.

    So I got into PE 491 (Field Experience). I guess all it is, is attending an adult fitness class at night three days per week. I will be playing sports with the adults (hockey, soccer, etc...) Then five hours in the week on top of those three I have to work on the newsletter, maintenance on equipment, etc. Doesn't seem like much for field experience??
    Last edited by heathj; 04-07-2005 at 01:29 PM.

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    Thursday, April 7, 2005
    Final Depletion

    Leg Press - 490 x 12, 12
    Reverse Leg Curl - 75 x 12, 12
    Leg Extension - 120 x 12, 12
    Standing Calf, donkey, seated, standing - 120 x 12, 315 x 12, 90 x 12, 120 x 12
    Flat BB - 220 x 12, 10
    Cable Rows - 120 x 12, 150 x 12
    Incline BB - 135 x 12, 155 x 12
    Pullups - BW x 12, 12
    Upright Rows - 80 x 12, 100 x 12 (Form sloppy on last couple)
    DB Curls, BB Curls - 40 x 10/10, 70 x 10
    Rope Pushdown (Single Pulley) - 40 x 12, 12 (Usually double pulley)

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 1 whole, 15g cheese, 90g ham, 8 oz. milk
    Meal 2 - 1 can tuna, 1/2 english muffin, 15g cheese
    Meal 3 (45 min before workout) - Bagel w/ light jam, 40g protein
    After workout:
    Protein shake (1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup orange juice, 1/2 container yogurt, 1.5 scoops protein, 2 cups-pineapple, mango, mixed berries) ~5g fat/35g protein/90g carbs
    Rice Bowl - 4.5g fat/20g protein/83g carbs

    Wasn't really sure how to do the carb load today as I have indoor hockey to play at 5:30pm. I figured it'd be good to get some carbs in before my workout, then get some after, then just go play hockey and continue loading. Don't wanna get too full though. So my day went:
    low carb-prefood-workout-carb load-hockey-carb load
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    Wow I'm totally destroyed. The hockey these past two days killed me. Especially after my workout today. Maybe soccer will be a little better next week.

    Got my Thermocin today. My roommate found it in his front seat...weird place for the mailman to put it. Start that sh*t Monday!

    Gonna go have a sparks, maybe a few other beers. Roommates 22nd birthday.

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    So far since my workout ended I've ate:

    Protein shake (1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup orange juice, 1/2 container yogurt, 1.5 scoops protein, 2 cups-pineapple, mango, mixed berries) ~5g fat/35g protein/90g carbs
    Rice Bowl - 4.5g fat/20g protein/83g carbs
    1 sparks (~50g carbs??)
    1 olympia beer
    3 cups raisin bran w/ 1.5 cups milk (158g carbs)
    1 cup cinnamon toast crunch (24g carbs)
    2 onion bagels (108g carb)
    multiple pretzels
    2 cups raisin bran, 1 cup cinnamon toast crunch w/ 1.5 cups milk (135g carbs)
    1 emerald city smoothie (5g fat/45g pro/180g carbs)
    +10g creatine
    2 cinnamon raisin bagels (116g carbs)
    2 servings graham crackers (50g carbs)
    2 cups milk (24g carbs)

    About 500g more of carbs to go for today.

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    Saturday workout -

    Conventional Deadlifts - 315 x 6, 6, 365 x 5
    Flat DB Press - 100 x 6, 6, 8
    Front Squat - 185 x 5, 5, 5
    DB Shrugs - 100 x 10, 10, 10

    100's were the highest they had, hence the high reps on db press and shrugs.

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    Monday, April 11, 2005
    Depletion Workout -

    Leg Press - 1st round: 230 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 230 x 15, 15, 205 x 15
    Leg Curl - 1st round: 65 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: Diff. Curl - 80 x 15, 60 x 15, 15
    Decline DB - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15, 15
    Smith BB Row - 1st round: 135 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 135 x 15, 15, 15
    Standing Calf, donkey, seated - 1st round: 100 x 15, 225 x 15, 70 x 15 2nd: 100 x 15, 225 x 15, 70 x 15
    Side Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Front Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Standing BB Curl - 1st round: 40 x 15, 15 2nd: 40 x 15, 15
    Rope Pushdowns - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15
    (All sets supersetted)
    ---Workout time: =44 minutes!! Damn, getting that time down!!

    Worked out by myself today. Right after workout, I ate, then went straight to a softball game. Then straight after that went to play indoor soccer for 45 minutes.

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 2 whole, 1 scoop protein powder, 1/2 butt end bread slice, 2 pills thermocin
    Meal 2 - 1 can tuna, 1/2 english muffin, 15g cheese, 2g fish oil, 2 pills thermocin
    Meal 3 - 240g chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 1 cup lettuce, 1 tortilla, 2 tbsp coconut milk, 2g fish oil
    (Still to eat-)
    Meal 4 - 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 60g scoop protein, 2g fish oil

    I am destroyed. Time to study for my final tomorrow. Got another depletion workout tomorrow and another softball game. Ouch, I'm gonna hurt Wednesday.

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    How's the progress coming? I think I lost from 0.5%-1.0% a week while on UD2, depending on my cardio-work. The bonus was my weight stayed the same.

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    I don't seem to see much difference this second round. Maybe I'm not doing enough cardio. It usually does take me a lot to lose bodyfat. I just started thermocin yesterday and joined that adult fitness class for school last week. Also we have started softball games for our third year. Maybe with the thermocin+adult fitness+extra cardio+softball(even though this requires little sweat), I'll lose some bodyfat quick!

    I do seem to be getting a little more vascular and my chest is slowly popping out. I feel as if weekends may help me gain some weight back. I measured myself on a scale the other day and it said I was 218. Different scale then usual, but up 9 pounds? Ugghh...I don't know. F*ck.

    Workout later (around 2:30pm) then a softball game at 4pm, then maybe some cardio or something after. Ouch, it's 9am and I got class until 2pm!

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    +9 is typical for the refeeds. I'd weigh myself on Monday morning for a somewhat consistent result.

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    Yeah I usually take my weight Tuesday night on my girlfriend's scale.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2005

    Leg Press - 1st round: 230 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 230 x 15, 15, 15
    Leg Curl - 1st round: 65 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 65 x 15, 15, 15
    Decline DB - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15, 15
    Smith BB Rows - 1st round: 135 x 15, 15, 15 2nd: 135 x 15, 15, 15
    Standing Calf, donkey, seated - 1st round: 100 x 15, 225 x 15, 70 x 15 2nd: 100 x 15, 225 x 15, 70 x 15
    Side Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    Front Raise - 1st round: 10's x 15 2nd: 10's x 15
    DB Curl - 1st round: 25 x 15, 15 2nd:BB Curl - 40 x 15, 15
    Rope Pushdowns - 1st round: 50 x 15, 15 2nd: 50 x 15, 15
    (All exercises/sets supersetted)
    ---Workout time: 41 minutes!--- (I am getting TOO good at these depletion workouts. Not sure if I'm getting too low of time. Almost passed out during workout.

    10 minutes on the elliptical after workout. In an hour I have a softball game. Maybe some running afterwards, I dunno.

    Diet
    *2 pills thermocin before meal
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 2 whole, 2g fish oil, 1 scoop protein powder
    *2 pills thermocin before workout
    Meal 2 - 1 slice wheat bread, 15g cheese, 1 can tuna
    (Not eaten-)
    Meal 3 - 240g chicken, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 1 tortilla, 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 2 tbsp coconut milk, 2g fish oil
    Meal 4 - 2 cups broccoli, 15g cheese, 90g turkey, 30g scoop protein, 2g fish oil
    Last edited by heathj; 04-12-2005 at 04:10 PM.

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    Wednesday, April 13, 2005

    Weight: 207

    Training -
    *Biked to campus (~2 miles uphill)
    *Elliptical for 10 minutes
    *Walked for 5 minutes (4.2mph)
    *Ran for 5 minutes (7.2mph)
    *Walked for 7 minutes (3.5mph)
    *Ran for 3 minutes (6.7mph)
    *Walked 1/3 mile to cool down
    *Biked back to my house
    ***Will be playing 45 minutes of indoor soccer later tonight as well.

    Diet
    Meal 1 - 4 egg whites, 1 whole, 84g ham, 15g cheese, 2g cod liver oil, 6 oz. coffee, 2 pills thermocin
    Meal 2 - 1 can tuna, 1 slice low-carb bread, 20g cheese, 3/4 banana, 1 scoop protein
    (Still to eat-)
    2 pills thermocin before soccer
    Meal 3 - 150g chicken, 1 scoop protein, 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 1 low-carb tortilla, 1 tbsp ff ranch, 2 tbsp salsa, lots of hot sauce, lettuce, 2g cod liver oil
    Meal 4 - 2 cups broccoli, 84g turkey, 2 scoops protein, 2g cod liver oil

    Macros: 73g carbs/235g protein/42.5g fat = 1614 calories

    (Usually won't have the banana, so minus about 16-20g carbs, and 80 calories)

    Switched from salmon oil to cod liver oil because I bought a bottle of cod liver oil for $12 at costco for 500 pills.
    Last edited by heathj; 04-13-2005 at 04:07 PM.

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    Thinking about doing a triathalon. It's a mini one that my schools puts on.

    400 yard swim, 10 mile bike ride, 3.5 mile run

    The bike ride would be a cake walk, the run...not so sure about and the swim? Well, thinking about starting to swim every so often at the school's pool.

    It's on May 7th..so that gives me a month to prepare if I want. Gotta decide quick...I'll have to start running a lot if I want to be able to do it....hmm...

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    Bah, cardio!!! It's time to save the muscle and get huge. Well done on the diet, Heath.

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    Everything looking awesome in here heath.

    Good to see we have another cardio-bunny in the building
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathj
    I don't seem to see much difference this second round. Maybe I'm not doing enough cardio. It usually does take me a lot to lose bodyfat. I just started thermocin yesterday and joined that adult fitness class for school last week. Also we have started softball games for our third year. Maybe with the thermocin+adult fitness+extra cardio+softball(even though this requires little sweat), I'll lose some bodyfat quick!

    I do seem to be getting a little more vascular and my chest is slowly popping out. I feel as if weekends may help me gain some weight back. I measured myself on a scale the other day and it said I was 218. Different scale then usual, but up 9 pounds? Ugghh...I don't know. F*ck.

    Workout later (around 2:30pm) then a softball game at 4pm, then maybe some cardio or something after. Ouch, it's 9am and I got class until 2pm!

    You could have also gained some LBM.
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