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Blaze_108's LogL From 143 Up

Ok. some background info:
I have always been pretty skinny.
I gained 8 pounds between my freshman and the beginning of my junior year. yeah. i know.
People always mentioned how i looked emaciated, or were derogatory in general.

one nickname was “Noodles”, referring to my arms.
Got tired of it.
Been lifting 5 months now,
Really been enjoying it.
Made some good gains.
Lets see some pics, shall we.
Lets start with 11-07.


and now the present.

flexed

back shot

I’m currently at 158lbs.
I don’t follow a set diet.
I eat basically anything i can that isn’t crap.
I drink 1/2-1 gallon of chocolate milk a day.
I squat and deadlift.
I love pullups.
I really want to get my Delts more round, and a bigger bicep.
I think i have bad bicep genetics.
My triceps dominate my arm.
My drivers license says 145lbs and will for four and a half more years. Amusing? you bet.
I want to be 200 lean pounds of muscle.
Current Maxes:
Bench Press:175 lbs
Box Squat:315
Deadlift:300lbs
Full Squat:245
Skullcrushers:105
BB Curl:105

Goals:
Bench:225 by august
Box Squat:405 by august
Deadlift:395 by august
Full Squat:315 by august
Skulls:135 by august
BB curl:135 by august

Some athletic achievements:
5:40 mile time
25’’ vertical jump
8’2’’ standing jump
4.87 hand timed 40 yard dash.
2.78 hand timed 20 yard dash.

Goals there:
Mile=none
Vertical-30 inches by next year
standing jump 9’ by august
4.7 40 by next year
2.4 20 by next year

Last workout of the week.
I only had 25 mins so it wasn’t very structured.
I did:
2x10 Military press with 35lb dbs
1x10 military with 40lbers.
3x8 Flat Bench with 135
2x5 Deadlift 245lbs (roughly 82% of max)
1x3 Deadlift 265lbs (88%)
3x10 Dead hang pullups

[quote]Blaze_108 wrote:
I squat and deadlift.
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You’ll be just fine.

Make sure you get in enough protein in your diet and keep working out hard, I’m a firm believer in no one has “bad” genetics, just bad work ethic.

Got a reasonable workout in today-
Hang Cleans:
4x120
4x125
4x135
4x135
4x145
4x155.
Makes me thing i could have done more on maxing two weeks ago, seeing as 165 was my max. haha.

Standing Military press
8x85
8x90
8x90

DB curls
12x30’s
12x35’s
12x35’s

Pullups:
3x10 full ROM

Box Squat:
8x225
8x245
8x245

Deadlift:
10x210
10x225

Skullcrushers:
10x70
10x75
10x80

[quote]Blaze_108 wrote:
I don’t follow a set diet.
I eat basically anything i can that isn’t crap.
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At minimum you should be counting calories. It’s really easy to feel like you’re eating a ton when you’re really not. Plus if you hit a plateau, you can easily add 500 kcals to get you going again.

I can tell you’ve been doing some learning. Good work.

ok Brant, i’ll try to start counting. It’s difficult though, seeing as for another month i’m eating school lunches that i have no way of knowing calorific value of. Come summer, i’ll be much more in control of that. I’m going to work on a roofing crew, so i’d say i’ll probably put on some mass just from working there, besides my lifting.

Yeah, school lunches can be a pain. Not to mention shitty tasting.

In that case, count what you do have control of . . . so if you make it a point to eat 2500 calories per day + whatever the school lunch is, you should be off to a good start.

Didn’t get that post until now. sounds like a plan. i’ll try to do that.
On a diff. note, did some reasonable lifting.
St8 Bar curls:
8x70
8x75
8x75
Bench Press:
95x20
95x10
135x8
Pullups:
3x10
DB Military Press
10 w/ 35’s
2x10 w/ 40’s
Skullcrushers:
8x75
8x75
8x80

Weighed in, weight dropped back down, currently at 155

Didn’t lift today, was lazy. no other reason.
Got talked to by the motivational speaker, blaize winter. Man is he good at what he does. Made me want to get in teh WR and squat till. I puke.

Counted calories today, in addition to a hamburger, apples+dip,baked beans, and a fried chicken breast, i had 2640 calories and 102 grams of protein.

Gonna lift for Strength tomorrow. Thinking sets of 3 at 85-95%… Just the big 3. Bench squat deads.

you def. need at least more protein.

102 isnt even 1 lb per bw

personally i suggest at LEAST 1.5 times. 2 even better. at least thats what ive seen in me and all the huge people

oh wait… did you mean you didnt count the:a hamburger, apples+dip,baked beans, and a fried chicken breast,

in the 2640 and 102? if so then maybe you are fine. but i still think you need mroe protein

btw you could get in tupperwaves(sp?) some real meals to school, and have a fork in them. as long as you dont care for the people that will tease you about it.

if you do, dont worry, the teasing will stop eventually and you’ll just be known as the dude that eats all the time

Yeah, I see what you mean. I just haven’t got that many protein rich foods always available. A LOT of my calories and protein daily are from my milk intake.I have whey,which i don’t take very often. It’s 25g protein per serving. So i suppose i could try to throw that in twice daily.

didn’t have time to get the squat in this morning. damn. I’ll get it tomorrow after school.

did-
Bench Press
135x5
145x5
155x5
165x3
175x2
185x.5

Trap Bar Deadlift-
245x5
265x3
275x3
295x3

Pullups
3x10

Lets see, yesterday i had
2420 calories 104 grams protein, not counting-a banana, some weird taco casserole we had at lunch, and a serving of sweet and sour chicken along with fried rice.

Today i had
2800 calories, 128 grams protein
this is not counting- goulash mix, a serving of pears. Also, i have yet to eat dinner, if i remember, i’ll edit this sentence out and add dinner to the calorie values.

Did a little lifting.
Bench-135x5
145x5
145x5
Pullups
3x10 bw.
1x6 bw+25lbs
Hang Clean
3x4 145lbs
Squat
3x8 225lbs

Today- 2280 calories, 104 grams protein counted

Not Counted-creamed chicken and biscuits lunch, 5 piece breaded chicken snack (good 3/4lbs chicken), and 3 pieces pizza.

Got in some working out.
First workout:
Bench
115x10
135x8
145x6
Pullups (wide grip)
(did these spaced over 2 workouts)
7x10 BW
Hang Cleans
115x4
135x4
135x4
145x4
Push press
115x2x4
2nd workout:
went hard on squats
230x6
245x6
260x6
260x6
135x25 (failure)
DB curls
30’sx10
35’sx8
35’sx8
Military Press
85x8
90x8
90x8

 weighed in at 158

2280 calories, 104grams prot again.
Not counting- 1/2 lb. Salted Ham, 1 cup ramen noodles.

Did work:
Incline bench-
105x8
110x8
120x8
DB Military-
35’sx6
40’sx6
40’sx6
Pullups (wide)
4x10
Glute/Ham raise
2x10
CG bench
115x6
125x6
135x6
Skullcrushers
70x8
75x8
80x8