Before and after, and before again! Lots of pics - AnabolicMinds.com

Before and after, and before again! Lots of pics

Page 1 of 2 12 Last
  1. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Before and after, and before again! Lots of pics


    Hey guys, here's a stack of pics I took yesterday. I took them because I'm about to run a log for Animal M-Stack so I thought I should have some recent pics to use as a comparison.
    Just for fun, I've included some pics of me before I lost weight too. I'd love to hear people's advice and criticisms on my physique based on what you see here.
    Anyway, any reply is appreciated.






















    And now how I USED to look:



    I have more before photos laying around if anyone wants to see
    Last edited by BBR; 12-30-2008 at 02:39 AM. Reason: Messed up image coding

  2. Professional Member
    bslick69b's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  225 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,831
    Rep Power
    1998

    Reputation

    Thumbs up


    good job buddy!..what a transformation man!
    board supporter
  3. n87
    n87 is offline
    New Member
    n87's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  185 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    403
    Rep Power
    12916

    Reputation

    Wow, look like a completely different person. Good job!
    •   
       

  4. New Member
    SemperFi9999's Avatar
    Stats
    5'7"  191 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    110
    Rep Power
    125

    Reputation

    Nice work! I'm sure you feel much better about yourself now.
  5. Advanced Member
    planetfuzz's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Age
    28
    Posts
    888
    Rep Power
    531

    Reputation

    That is an incredible transformation. Very awesome.
  6. New Member
    soseg's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  187 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    26
    Posts
    488
    Rep Power
    333

    Reputation

    ****
    i hope your getting laid more cause thats a seriously fkn awesome transformation!
  7. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Thanks for all the compliments guys. It's awesome to got props from people who are as into bobybuilding as I am. We are always the harshest critics, what most people see as 'fit', we see as 'lagging delts' hahaha
  8. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Here's some more before photos for ya, I was a lotta man!




  9. New Member
    soseg's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  187 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    26
    Posts
    488
    Rep Power
    333

    Reputation

    ps how long did it all take

    what was the weight loss roughly
  10. Banned
    Iron Lungz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Age
    38
    Posts
    5,785
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    First of all, great transformation!
    Secondly, what was your main inspiration to lose weight? I'm just curious - I like to hear what drives some.
    Reps for sure.
  11. Cub
    Cub is offline
    Banned
    Cub's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  218 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Age
    29
    Posts
    930
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to BBR again.

    Amazing!
  12. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    You're a gentleman and a scholar Cub, we seem to have cause to rep each other quite a bit huh?
    Soseg ... I lost 65kg and it took about 14months. That equates to approximately a kilo a week for over a year. It's great to lose weight that fast, but now I have quite a bit of loose skin around my midsection.
    Iron Lungz .. Honestly man? I was miserable my whole life, I'd lie to myself and say that I "carried it well", but how "well" can you carry 141kg at my height! I began having heart problems and getting sick all the time. I went to the family doctor and he told me straight out, with no padding, if I didn't lose weight I'd be dead by the time I'm 40. To me, that wasn't f**king acceptable. That was when I decided it was time to lose weight.
    Now that I've lost it, I still have some health issues as a result. I have fatty liver disease (mild, but it's there), low iron and low testosterone. I was on Sustanon 250 but the dose was so low that they were willing to prescribe that it wasn't really doing anything. I decided to stop the injections because the frequent blood tests prevented me from using any supplements given that any 'higher than average' test readings would like very suspicious.
    Thanks again for all the compliments, it's awesome getting recognition by people such as yourselves.
  13. Cub
    Cub is offline
    Banned
    Cub's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  218 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Age
    29
    Posts
    930
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    That's unreal. I know a few guys at the gym who have dropped a considerable amount of weight and they also have loose skin around their midsection. What ways, apart from surgery, are there to try and tighten it up a bit? What about Bio-Oil or Vitamin-E cream? Both are meant to be good for stretch marks too. There's probably threads on the issue. I'll have to have a look.
  14. New Member
    soseg's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  187 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    26
    Posts
    488
    Rep Power
    333

    Reputation

    give it time first i think with the lose skin it will even out with time but as to how much? time will tell

    the best thing is your comfortable in a shirt etc so who gives how you look at the beach thats only a bonus

    i lost 20kg when i was 14 coz i was a bit chubby so ive been there... but ive never managed to get ripped or abs etc...it sticks around the chest etc but being 183cm tall.... i could drop into the low 70s and look stick thin so **** it... im bulking up... then ill ask the pro's how to cut down to 8% or less and try maintain as much muscle
  15. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Yeah, I've come to the realisation that with this skin I will never be ultra ripped, at least not around the midsection. My only option is to stack on massive amounts of lean mass and hope it fills out.
    Cub .. I've used lots of creams etc. but nothing seems to work. My problem is that I have so much loose skin that I doubt it will never totally elasitcise back in. Realistically if I wanted to look 'normal' I'd need surgery. $13000 for a tummy tuck though is a lot of supplements!
  16. Cub
    Cub is offline
    Banned
    Cub's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  218 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Age
    29
    Posts
    930
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by BBR View Post
    $13000 for a tummy tuck though is a lot of supplements!
    Haha! You have no choice then. We need to lean-bulk you up!
  17. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    It would certainly seem that way!
  18. New Member
    boo99's Avatar
    Stats
    5'6"  163 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    112
    Rep Power
    127

    Reputation

    That is f***ing AMAZING


    GREAT work and Im sure you busted ya ass to get there man!!


    Boo
  19. Professional Member
    p5sky's Avatar
    Stats
    5'7"  172 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    3,469
    Rep Power
    1867258

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Awesome work! I am curious about how your face looks because you look much older than 25 in the second set of "before" pics. It is amazing how much younger people look when they drop wt.

    You are so lean yet muscular, more like a person that was skinny before and then bulked up. Usually people feel satisfied when they drop the wt and look good in comparison. You definitely were not satisfied to simply lose wt, you got RIPPED!
  20. Senior Member
    Silver3CSRT8's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    2,606
    Rep Power
    1483

    Reputation

    Great transformation buddy. You look like a completely different person!
  21. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Thanks guys No I wasn't satisfied to just drop the fat. I always wanted to be a 'fit guy' but never thought it was possible. I had it in my head that my ultimate goal in life was to have a 6-pack, but I've since set my goals higher than that hahaha.
    I honestly think if I hadn't hit the weights, I wouldn't have lost as much weight and I probably just would've ended up being saggy and soft.
    There's a lot to be said for cardio in conjunction with diet and weights, rather than just cardio and diet. I think weights are severely overlooked in weight loss programs. The boost to metabolic rate etc. are incredibly helpful.
    I also didn't realise how old I looked in those before pics until you just pointed it out. Weird hey? People usually associate 'baby fat' with being young etc, but I just looked tired and miserable.
  22. Senior Member
    Silver3CSRT8's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    2,606
    Rep Power
    1483

    Reputation

    My change has not been quite as dramatic, but I still don't have my diet 100% in check. I agree with you on the weight loss only thing. I was doing that at first and dropped quite a bit of weight and just looked soft. I then changed my outlook and wanted to look solid with muscle tone. I know my philosophy shift has cost me some lbs, but I am stronger and more fit than I was at my lightest weight.
  23. Elite Member
    suncloud's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  201 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Age
    37
    Posts
    6,352
    Rep Power
    3260

    Reputation

    serious progress!

    i want fat mans calves. and your biceps
  24. New Member
    ffmedic32's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  187 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Age
    36
    Posts
    214
    Rep Power
    178

    Reputation

    Awesome transformation man.
  25. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Hahaha, the downside to fat man calves is having to be fat to get them
  26. Elite Member
    suncloud's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  201 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Age
    37
    Posts
    6,352
    Rep Power
    3260

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by BBR View Post
    Hahaha, the downside to fat man calves is having to be fat to get them
    from knees down, i got chicken legs. dey don't grow
  27. Senior Member
    Silver3CSRT8's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    2,606
    Rep Power
    1483

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by BBR View Post
    Hahaha, the downside to fat man calves is having to be fat to get them
    I was fat and had tiny calves. Fuggin crappy genetics!
  28. Advanced Member
    bigzach1234's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  210 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    961
    Rep Power
    557

    Reputation

    great wheels!!
  29. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    The funny thing is, Dad's legs are tiny and never grew no matter how much he lifted. My Mum must be the source, fear her calves!
  30. Senior Member
    b unit's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  242 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    2,646
    Rep Power
    1422

    Reputation

    kiwi reps, great transformation
  31. New Member
    whiteonblackL's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  192 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    45
    Rep Power
    95

    Reputation

    great transformantion. thats good stuff
  32. New Member
    LoPips20's Avatar
    Stats
    6'1"  222 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Age
    26
    Posts
    79
    Rep Power
    119

    Reputation

    Great job so far. Try and bulk up your triceps a tiny bit. Seem to be smaller when compared to the biceps. It will make your arms look even bigger. Anyways though, Great work, keep it up!!!!
  33. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Thanks man, you're right though my tris need bulking up. I can never seem to get a good hit on the long head of my tricep, the lateral head always seems to take over. I really struggle with it. I also think that long head is considerably weaker.
  34. New Member
    LoPips20's Avatar
    Stats
    6'1"  222 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Age
    26
    Posts
    79
    Rep Power
    119

    Reputation

    Yea, don't get me wrong theyre in great shape, just somewhat smaller compared to the bi's. don't fret though. you should see my calves compared to my thighs, its so bad. anyways yea idk im always a fan of skull crushers with heavy weight. just a personal opinion
  35. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Yeah a few people have said that about skullcrushers, I can never seem to get the right feeling though. It always feels more like my shoulder?
  36. New Member
    boo99's Avatar
    Stats
    5'6"  163 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    112
    Rep Power
    127

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by BBR View Post
    Yeah a few people have said that about skullcrushers, I can never seem to get the right feeling though. It always feels more like my shoulder?

    they are great mass builders

    what do u mean feels more like my shoulder?


    you are feeling it in your delts and not ya tris?

    if so ----either the form is off or the weight is too high for you or both....

    when I started them, I had to lower the weight to get correct form and feel it in the tris and form is key here as it is in all exercises...
  37. New Member
    soseg's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  187 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    26
    Posts
    488
    Rep Power
    333

    Reputation

    hm this makes me want to start a discussion for the tris....

    skull crushers vs tricep dips vs close grip bench... ?
  38. BBR
    BBR is offline
    New Member
    BBR's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Age
    31
    Posts
    247
    Rep Power
    196

    Reputation

    Sorry I should've been more clear. Yes I meant my delts. I've tried going light, but in order to get perfect form, I end up going to light that I don't even get a pump out of it, as a result I've avoided skullcrushers.
  39. Banned
    jakellpet's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  213 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Age
    40
    Posts
    5,533
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    lost 65kg and 20 years by the looks of it - hows it feel to be 25 again???

    Big Kudos to you BBR
  40. Senior Member
    nemo's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  230 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    1,649
    Rep Power
    1234

    Reputation

    Yes, awesome job,.. you should be very proud of yourself!
    Think training's hard,. try losing!
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-10-2012, 09:08 PM
  2. Replies: 34
    Last Post: 04-09-2009, 04:03 PM
  3. Lots of rest
    By TheCSWFighter in forum Powerlifting/Strongman
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-26-2007, 01:39 PM
  4. Lots of cool pics on one site
    By Jayhawkk in forum Pics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-29-2006, 09:04 PM
  5. lots of blood
    By FrTimothy in forum Anabolics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-02-2004, 02:42 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in