Whelp time to stop lurking and do the damn thing. Just doing like most everyone else my age…trying to beat the clock and stay on top of my health basically. 37 years old, father of 2 kids under 5 and husband to my lovely wife. I’ve been on off and on fatty since I was really young. I also have bad family history…bad hearts, alzheimers, diabetes, cancer…etc not good but some of (if not most) that has to do with exercise and proper diet. With 2 very young kids that’s motivation enough to keep up with the health and not go through what my folks are having to go through.
I’ve been lifting and lurking for a good long while. Ran through some of PC’s Ultimate PPL and some of the CT’s Best Damn series for natty’s. Really that helped me gain some steam then I decided to do some 531 BB for a good 5 months or so, and that really helped me in strength. But hurt my left shoulder/pec (got a whicked purple knot at the top of my pec that amazingly cleared up in a couple of weeks) and got some wicked biceps tendonitis in both arms. Now I’m going through some PHUL workout for about the last 6 weeks. Liking what I am seeing of KingBeef’s setups he put out there a few years back. Thinking about starting one of his 6 day programs up at the start of the new year. I workout at the home gym I have thrown together. I have a power rack and a powertec lever gym. I used to love the powertec but got away from using it until I messed up my shoulder/pec. Ever since that little snafu I went right back to using the powertec to do incline and flat bench along with dumbell incline and flat bench. I get an amazing pump with the powertec with NO shoulder pain, it’s pretty nice. I really don’t like the squat piece on it because it kills the back when I load it up. So I do it as an accessory with 225 or 275 max. Oh yeah I have shite knees as well. Literally sounds like velcro or popcorn when I squat or bend at the knee. Luckily the pain after leg day is pretty minimal, so keeping it up until they fall apart. Anyway…away we go.