My 3 year journey...
- 01-03-2010, 04:00 PM
My 3 year journey...
The first pic was when i was about 7 months out of Basic Training early 2006, weighed about 145 in my uniform. The second was sometime in the early spring of 2007, about 160lbs. The third pic was New Years eve 2008, weighed about 175lb. The fourth was September of 08 around 185. And the last couple were pretty recent a couple months back, weighing around 210-215 in those shots, currently sittin just under 220 as of this morning.
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All natural up until about 185, then a couple of PH cycles to get to 205, and the last 15lbs have been natural
01-03-2010, 10:18 PM
01-03-2010, 10:21 PM
im sure he's used creatine, which is comparable to other staples such as fish oil
PH's are a whole different story
01-03-2010, 10:31 PM
01-03-2010, 10:56 PM
Yeah creatine off and on, normal supports supps, i.e. joint supps, fish oil, protein etc.
Didnt think i would ever get big for the longest time, ill be 24 this Tuesday. I just kept eating and eating, and finally started to grow.
01-03-2010, 11:18 PM
that's some great progress...great you have the progression in the pics..lookin thick man. keep up the great work
01-04-2010, 08:39 AM
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I do a 2 on 1 off spit right now, keepin the weights pretty heavy and rep ranges between 8-12.
Day 1 Back
Day 2 Chest
Day 3 Rest
Day 4 Legs
Day 5 Shoulders
Day 6 Rest
Day 7 Arms
Day 8 Back
Day 9 Rest
and it keeps going on like that.
01-04-2010, 12:47 PM
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Pretty much just rest, sometimes my physical therapy (sprained shoulders, strained trap, and rehabbing a torn quad) days fall on rest days but they have little impact, replenish my body w/ moderate to high carb, high protein meals. typically in the range of 3500-4200 calories, supplements ~10g of glutamine, 10g of creatine
01-04-2010, 12:59 PM
Dam you're huge bro nice work. Thats incredible, even for using ph's, I don't think ph's are even THAT useful since in many cases gains are lost. But 3500-4200 cals doesn't even seem like that much for your weight. I'm eating around 3700 and I'm only 183 and slowly gaining.
01-04-2010, 02:09 PM
im on a maintenance point right now, although i tend to make gains w/ very little caloric increase, since i have some injuries that are somewhat limiting me not to mention i work 12hr shifts, but my diet is extremely clean, no cheating anywhere in it right now, very lean and very spread out
01-04-2010, 02:12 PM
those cals seem right...
most people don't need humungous amounts of cals to bulk, unless they are hardgainers...and judging by his pictures, he is not.
i can lean bulk on 2700-2900
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Meal 1: 12 egg whites, 1 whole wheat bagel, 2 slices of baked ham, 10oz of
fat free milk
Meal 2: 8 oz chicken breast, 1 cup brown rice, 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
Meal 2: 2 scoops EAS 100% Whey, 1/3 cup whole almonds, 1/2 cup
Meal 3: 4 oz chicken breast, 4 oz 97% lean ground beef mixed w/ 1 cup
Meal 4: cesar salad w/ spinach leaves, olive oil/ balsamic vinegar, 1 serving
Iso Max Exteme Gainer
Meal 5: (Post workout) 2 scoops EAS 100% Whey, 10g glutamine, 5g
Universal Storm, 1/2 cup jasmine rice
Meal 6: 8oz chicken breast, 1 baked sweet potato w/ cinnamon, 1/2
cranberry/ strawberry mix
Meal 7: 6-8oz lean sirloin (cooked rare), 1 cup of rice
Meal 8: (Snack) 1/2 cup whole almonds, 1/4 cup walnut halves, 1/2 cup
Meal 9: 1 cup fat free cottage cheese, 2 servings whole grain couscous, 1
serving mixed veggies.
All meats were prepared using 1tbs olive oil, 1tsp lemon juice, 1tsp balsamic vinegar, 1 clove (chopped garlic), fresh ground pepper and sea salt, and basil measured to taste.
Supplements not included were Animal Pak, 10g fish oil, 600mg milk thistle (not on a cycle), RPM and Drive, Purple Wrath, typically Animal Flex but currently out of stock.
01-04-2010, 02:45 PM
The diet varies day to day pending on how my body feels. Thank god my wife helps me w/ all of the cooking and kitchen cleaning!!
01-04-2010, 06:59 PM
01-04-2010, 07:30 PM
I dont have an official review/log, but it is by FAR my favorite creatine, 80 servings, and only like $30, you cant go wrong in my opinion. I have been taking it for 2 years now, and it has worked wonders. My skin starts feeling tighter after using it for 2-3 weeks.
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