I just started a 4-6 week cycle of Legal Gear's MMV2 today. In this log I will include my day to day training, as well as my day to day diet.
My goals are to increase my strength and lean while dropping body fat.
I will be gauging my progress on any increases in strength, weight gain/loss, and I have taken some before pics to compare pre and post cycle.
I will be dosing MMV2 @ 3 caps a day (two pre workout, and 1 later in the day) initially. Depending on how I feel and results I may up the dose later during the cycle. I will also be using the following supplements during this cycle:
(pre & post workout)
All The Whey protein powder ( post workout)
w/ Nutraplanet BCAA's (intra workout)
USP Labs (as a sleep aid)
I am currently on the Anabolic Diet, and will remain so for the duration of this cycle. Unfortunately the AD causes some pretty significant weight swings throughout the week due to the weekend carb loads. I tend to be pretty flat and dry by Thursday. So I will be using my weigh in from last Thursday as my starting weight:
My best current lifts are as follows:
Squat 405 lbs for 8 reps
Bench 315 lbs for 2 reps
(I don't have a max deadlift, as I have a bad back and take it easy when it comes to deadlifts. I also don't go any higher than 405 on squats for the same reason)
I am currently in of my training routine. Phase 2 consist of doing 14 rep sets, and approximately 10-12 sets per bodypart on a five day split. The goal is to make the 14th rep as close to failure as possible for the first couple of sets and finally getting to failure and having to do forced reps. It will take me a few workouts to get dialed in on the weights, as I am just getting out of phase 1 training.
My Training split is as follows:
Monday - Chest
Tuesday - Legs
Wednesday - Back
Thursday - Shoulders
Friday - Biceps and Triceps
Saturday - Off
Sunday - Off
I will also be doing cardio between 3 and 4 times a week. Cardio will consist of 18-20 minutes of high intensity work on the arc trainer followed by 20-25 minutes of incline treadmill work.
I should note that I will be training and doing cardio in a fasted state.
My diet will stay pretty static. I will be experimenting a bit with calories at first, but they will be in the range of 2,600-2,100. My diet basically consist of the following:
40 grams of Whey protein/approximately 200 calories mixed with water immediately following cardio 6-7am
300 or so calories worth of eggs, cheese, and meat for breakfast as soon as I get home from the gym 7:30-8am
7-800 or so calories/approximately 50 grams of protein worth of ground meat in the early afternoon 12-1pm
whey protein mixed with whipping cream, and a couple of raw eggs around 3-5pm approximately 500 calories ( I will probably cut some of the calories from this meal in my experiment)
1lb of sirloin steak, sauteed onions, and steamed brocolli with butter around 7-8pm approximately 5-600 calories
My weekends are spent eating a crapload of carbs, but I will eat a bit more cleanly than I have thus far.
I started my cycle today, and unfortunately the start was lackluster. This wasn't due to the MMV2, but instead it was due to several other circumstances. namely: late to gym and not enough sleep. My training log is as follows:
Cybex Incline Machine (think Hammer Strength): 210 lbs for 3 sets of 14 reps
Flat Smith Press: 175 for 3 sets of 14 reps
Decline Dumbell Press: 55 lbs for 3 sets of 14 reps
Cable Crossover: 40 lbs for 3 sets of 14 reps
Like I said I really didn't have my weight dialed in today, I could have went heavier, and definately did not train with enough intensity today. I would give this workout a 4 on a scale of 1-10. Again this is not the fault of the MMV2, but was the primary result of my tardiness and sleep deprivation. The icing on the cake was that due to my being late I did not have enough time to do my cardio work today.
Tomorrow is another day, and will prove to be a much better workout.