about me: 6'1/238/51 years old. 13 years sober. got my first set of weider 110 lb barbell/dumbell set in 1969-i was hooked. played tennis and football all 4 years of hs, weight lifting then was more of a pissing contest, not the organized routines we have today. after hs joined usn, got sent to uss. dd eisenhower before it was commissioned. first med cruise got serious about lifting, lifted with udt seals and samoan marines-badasss dudes, also fellow deckhands. spent most of my last 2 years at subic naval base, philipines. while at subic i got in best shape of my life volunteering to do jest courses-jungle exploration and survival training. went back to philipines after discharge and went to school on gi bill-stayed in philipine for almost 8 years running night club.