Professor X wrote:
for me, splits stagnate my growth, i just can’t hit one body part a day hard enough and recover. splits burn me out.
TBT, in this case Waterbury’s Huge in a Hurry programs, have me gettin bigger than ever. im only on week 3 of get ready, and all my lifts are prs(not 1rm, i dont seem to have the ability to hit it). this is followin a month of more or less infrequent training due to exams and xmas.
i like is and its great time wise. in and out fast and its easy to schedule
You’re only on week 3 and it has gotten you bigger than ever? By how many inches did your measurements go up by, or how much weight did you gain?
Why is it we never get responses to these questions?
If you log on and claim, “in this case Waterbury’s Huge in a Hurry programs, have me gettin bigger than ever”, why is it they never let us know how much they’ve gained?
Is it a secret?
If you can come to that conclusion in only 3 weeks, you must be growing like a weed…right?
haha i feel honored, the forums big boys are gettin on my back. i accept all criticsm, when i did splits i didnt have my diet or supp game down, and i didnt train right. i know splits work and chances are they’ll work for me in the future
on my personal side, since youd like some evidence of improvment, i can only give you subjective evidence.
my weight has never broken 165, and im 5’8. in september, 225x3 was approximately my max back squat, i never truely did deadlifts, and maxed 185 bench. im 19, and after a month and a half of splits, i was burnt out and dropped 6 pounds(154). at this point i was mentally frustrated with aplits, and Waterbury seemed like at least a way to have fun.
november was the 30 day mass plan, which got me back to 160+ and the beginnin of heavy(relative) weights. early december had me reppin 185x9 on the bench, which blew my mind.
december exams took a toll, so i focused on school, did some Waterbury style workouts over xmas break, and got his book.
january had me changin my diet to lower carbs, high fat and protein, more meals, more fishoil, vitamin D, and a nice roundtable of Biotest shit. surge, leucine ect. i just finished waterburys 3 week “get ready” period, and my lifts looks like this
front squat, 215x5(form limiting)
back squat, 225x8(i need to max soon)
dumbell press, 80x3-4
chinups +30lbs, 5(need to retest)
deadlift, 185x5(grip is a weakness, but gettin better)
am i a finished product? nope, i never will be. am i a tbt disciple? also no, it works right now though. i workout 3 days a week with weights, followin huge in a hurry. once a week, soon to be twice, is 2 hour brazilian jiu jitsu class, and once a week is water polo. why do i like tbt? i get to hit legs 3 times a week, and chest, andback…
and right now it works. to say tbt is worthless, or that you cant get huge with it is just as ignorant a statement as sayin tbt is the best way to train. would i (eventually) get big on splits, i hope so. will i eventually get big on tbt? i believe so, just gimme a few years for my body to build. 2 years ago i was a 135lbs 17 year old, now im 165lbs at 19. and when i started? i was 4’9, 90lbs at 13 just enterin high school. every day i make progress, so im happy stickin with it.
to prof x, i give no disrespect, and take none from you. same to the others who chuckled at me. i’ll do my best to be that one tbt guy who actually looks like a lifter, till i decide arthur jones is worth a shot
I didn’t disrespect you. I challenged you because most of these fuckers never show much progress or explain any in detail. In the end, I don’t even believe most “numbers” I read on this site. If there is no picture of the poster, I assume most of it is made up.
I also think your time would be best spent making it to the gym about 5 days a week.
You say you dropped weight and burned yourself out in only a month and a half of doing splits. Let me ask you…do you simply not understand that all signs point to you not eating enough?
You’re 5’8". I used to train with a guy who was 5’7" at 220lbs and while he would look pretty big to many, he wasn’t exactly Ronnie Coleman. I think you are selling yourself short.
Why is proving this statement, “[quote]i’ll do my best to be that one tbt guy who actually looks like a lifter[/quote]” more important than simply growing bigger and stronger at the fastest rate possible?