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    Hard as Adamantium


    So JD over at athletix was kind enough to hook me up with a tub of adamantium, pink lemonade flavor


    (that's right, I have my own name on my wall)


    I am in contest prep right now, my show is july 16 . . . so that means I'll be running this right up to my show

    Currently holding onto strength in most areas, and even increasing in others, so it will be interesting how this treats me as my calories shrink down even more (1700 now)

    I have also been taking inhibit-e (atd) for the past 3 weeks, and will continue throughout my log @ 25mg/day. This should deal with any potential estrogenic sides I could experience.


    Im debating whether or not I should do before and after pictures, because my results may give the wrong impression of the product (Im going to go from single digit bf #'s to contest-level conditioning). Also I really dont want to post pictures of myself now, as Id rather wait to unveil the complete package in july. What I may end up doing is taking the befores now and just wait to post them till the end. I think that will suffice.



    Anywho, I'll be drinking down my first serving tomorrow before heading out for my heavy legs day . . . should be a good time!


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    in for support, bro
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    Best of luck bro! I got some Adamantium in the mail today and the taste (and smell) is PHENOMENAL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    So JD over at athletix was kind enough to hook me up with a tub of adamantium, pink lemonade flavor


    (that's right, I have my own name on my wall)


    I am in contest prep right now, my show is july 16 . . . so that means I'll be running this right up to my show

    Currently holding onto strength in most areas, and even increasing in others, so it will be interesting how this treats me as my calories shrink down even more (1700 now)

    I have also been taking inhibit-e (atd) for the past 3 weeks, and will continue throughout my log @ 25mg/day. This should deal with any potential estrogenic sides I could experience.


    Im debating whether or not I should do before and after pictures, because my results may give the wrong impression of the product (Im going to go from single digit bf #'s to contest-level conditioning). Also I really dont want to post pictures of myself now, as Id rather wait to unveil the complete package in july. What I may end up doing is taking the befores now and just wait to post them till the end. I think that will suffice.



    Anywho, I'll be drinking down my first serving tomorrow before heading out for my heavy legs day . . . should be a good time!


    Welcome, comrades

    Sounds awesome! what weight will you be competing in? I can't wait to hear your thoughts on the taste, I think Athletix did a great job with the pink lemonade.


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    Best of luck bro! I got some Adamantium in the mail today and the taste (and smell) is PHENOMENAL.
    Damn right it's Phenomenal
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    Thanks good bros

    the weight classes are all messed up for my show. I was supposed to be in the lightweight class of 145-155 right at 155, but they changed it to a lightweight class of 145-165. I'll be in the middle, which means I'll have to have the best conditioning, posing, and individual routine to beat everyone else. Not really a problem, but it ticked me off a little bit.
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    Day 1: Heavy Legs

    ** just a heads up, the bars in my gym are 50lbs not 45lbs(technically they're 53lbs, but Im not counting those 3lbs . . . yet ). No, I am not adding 2.5's to each of my sets **

    * Squats
    bar x10, 140x8, 230x3, 320x3, 320x2, 320x2
    * Front Box Squats (to parallel, pause reps)
    140x5, 190x3, 230x3, 245x3(PR)
    * Glute Machine
    I dont remember the weights, but I racked it for 2 out of my 4 sets
    * Leg Extensions Machine
    80x13, rack x10, rack+7.5x10, rack+10x10 drop rack x4 drop 180x5 drop 100x5 drop 70x10 => deadface
    * Seated Calf Raises (plate loaded)
    180x10, 135x10, 135x10, 90x10, 90x12, 90x13, 90x20


    Finished up with 15 minutes on the stationary bike to get some extra cals burnt off.

    Obviously its far too early to start judging the adamantium (daa usually doesnt kick in for a good 12 days), but I can say that the taste was pretty good. It was a mix between lemonade and fruit punch, and the aftertaste was straight lemonade (thanks citric acid )
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Day 1: Heavy Legs

    ** just a heads up, the bars in my gym are 50lbs not 45lbs(technically they're 53lbs, but Im not counting those 3lbs . . . yet ). No, I am not adding 2.5's to each of my sets **

    * Squats
    bar x10, 140x8, 230x3, 320x3, 320x2, 320x2
    * Front Box Squats (to parallel, pause reps)
    140x5, 190x3, 230x3, 245x3(PR)
    * Glute Machine
    I dont remember the weights, but I racked it for 2 out of my 4 sets
    * Leg Extensions Machine
    80x13, rack x10, rack+7.5x10, rack+10x10 drop rack x4 drop 180x5 drop 100x5 drop 70x10 => deadface
    * Seated Calf Raises (plate loaded)
    180x10, 135x10, 135x10, 90x10, 90x12, 90x13, 90x20


    Finished up with 15 minutes on the stationary bike to get some extra cals burnt off.

    Obviously its far too early to start judging the adamantium (daa usually doesnt kick in for a good 12 days), but I can say that the taste was pretty good. It was a mix between lemonade and fruit punch, and the aftertaste was straight lemonade (thanks citric acid )

    Sick update, thats amazing your still getting PR's while on a 1700 cals diet, I don't know how you do it Andrew!
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    actually cut it down to 1600 :\

    refed today with a box of cheerios. so full, haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    actually cut it down to 1600 :\

    refed today with a box of cheerios. so full, haha
    1600 cals sure does suck, you really appreciate food once you get back to bulking lol


    Mmmm I love me some cheerios!
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    dang, i can't fathom 1600 cals. what do you typically eat in a day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by uforce View Post
    dang, i can't fathom 1600 cals. what do you typically eat in a day?
    I'll screen shot my fitday from two days ago when I get home from the gym later.

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    ^^ That was thursday


    I actually decided to keep my cals at 1700 and just up my cardio. same overall goal but a better way to go about to doing it.
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    Day 2, Heavy Upper Back


    Was looking to get some sweet weight increases, and I didnt disappoint myself.

    * Pulling Power Movement: Bent over rows (used parallel grip bar)
    140x10, 190x5, 230x5, 250x5, 230x5, 190x5 drop 140x10 => whew, that bar is something to work with.
    * Assistance Pulling movement: Weighted Chin ups (underhand)
    +60x5, +70x5, +75x4(PR) drop +55x4.5
    * Lat pulldowns (wide grip) // Straight arm lat pulldowns
    100x10 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8
    * Seated rows
    140x8, rack x5, rack x5, rack x5 drop 140x8 (rack=220 iirc)
    * 7's with wide grip row machine
    80x10, 90x10, 80x10, 80x10, 70x10, 70x10, 60x13

    Finished up with about 15 min of hiit on a pretty advanced elliptical (allowed for lateral and vertical movement)




    Anyways, I was happy with my PR today. Guess I owe it somewhat to my carb up yesterday . . . mmmmm cheerios
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Was looking to get some sweet weight increases, and I didnt disappoint myself.

    * Pulling Power Movement: Bent over rows (used parallel grip bar)
    140x10, 190x5, 230x5, 250x5, 230x5, 190x5 drop 140x10 => whew, that bar is something to work with.
    * Assistance Pulling movement: Weighted Chin ups (underhand)
    +60x5, +70x5, +75x4(PR) drop +55x4.5
    * Lat pulldowns (wide grip) // Straight arm lat pulldowns
    100x10 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8, 150x8 // 40x8
    * Seated rows
    140x8, rack x5, rack x5, rack x5 drop 140x8 (rack=220 iirc)
    * 7's with wide grip row machine
    80x10, 90x10, 80x10, 80x10, 70x10, 70x10, 60x13

    Finished up with about 15 min of hiit on a pretty advanced elliptical (allowed for lateral and vertical movement)




    Anyways, I was happy with my PR today. Guess I owe it somewhat to my carb up yesterday . . . mmmmm cheerios
    I like the diet set up. Wow that elliptical looks intense, I wanna try one of those lol. PR again! Nice!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    I like the diet set up. Wow that elliptical looks intense, I wanna try one of those lol. PR again! Nice!!!
    Haha, that thing is awesome. Im ticked at myself for waiting till now to use it. Interval training on that thing was intense . . . my shirt was 85% saturated by the time I was done.

    Still too early to attribute my gains to the adamantium though . . . but I can only assume things will get better
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    Alrighty, today was heavy chest and shoulders

    * Flat Bench Press:
    bar x20, 140x8, 190x3, 250x2, 240x3, 230x5 drop 140x8
    * Seated dB Shoulder Press:
    60x5, 70x5, 80x5, 85x4(PR)
    * Incline Bench Press
    140x10, 190x3, 200x3
    * Seated dB lateral raises:
    30x10, 35x8, 40x8, 40x8
    * Pec Deck // Rear Delts:
    ahh, I dont remember weights, rep range was anywhere from 6-8 on chest and 10 reps on rear delts
    * Smith Machine Shrugs (behind the back, smith domain)
    135x10, 225x10, 315x8, 405x4 drop 315x5 drop 225x8 drop 135x10

    5 minutes of tabata hiit on the stationary bike . . . whew! Quads were dying after that. Interesting workout being that short => read up on it if you want to save some time when doing cardio


    freakin morning erections man. starting to piss me off, lol. no other affects of increased test levels noticed yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Alrighty, today was heavy chest and shoulders

    * Flat Bench Press:
    bar x20, 140x8, 190x3, 250x2, 240x3, 230x5 drop 140x8
    * Seated dB Shoulder Press:
    60x5, 70x5, 80x5, 85x4(PR)
    * Incline Bench Press
    140x10, 190x3, 200x3
    * Seated dB lateral raises:
    30x10, 35x8, 40x8, 40x8
    * Pec Deck // Rear Delts:
    ahh, I dont remember weights, rep range was anywhere from 6-8 on chest and 10 reps on rear delts
    * Smith Machine Shrugs (behind the back, smith domain)
    135x10, 225x10, 315x8, 405x4 drop 315x5 drop 225x8 drop 135x10

    5 minutes of tabata hiit on the stationary bike . . . whew! Quads were dying after that. Interesting workout being that short => read up on it if you want to save some time when doing cardio


    freakin morning erections man. starting to piss me off, lol. no other affects of increased test levels noticed yet.
    Impressive overhead DB Press! Of course another PR :P, keep up a good work!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    Impressive overhead DB Press! Of course another PR :P, keep up a good work!
    another rep from what I was doing on testatropin all those months ago

    not going to update my workout today, too busy. I will say that I deloaded my back because my muscles were shot from yesterday (will explain why . . . with pics of course )
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    another rep from what I was doing on testalensis all those months ago

    not going to update my workout today, too busy. I will say that I deloaded my back because my muscles were shot from yesterday (will explain why . . . with pics of course )
    Lookin forward to some pics!
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    alright, so I havent gotten around to uploading those pics from sunday, but they are actually pretty cool. I was tree climbing with some gear and my hip flexors were shot monday and even yesterday.

    But here's my workout from yesterday, Legs and lighter deads

    * Deadlifts:
    140x5, 230x3, 320x2, 410x3 => no bouncing at bottom
    * Speed Squats (slow down, fast up):
    140x8, 240x3x5
    * Leg Extensions
    80x15 rack+10x10, rack+12.5x10, rack+12.5x10 => I can only increase this weight so much
    * Hamstring Raises:
    bw x10, bw+20x9, bw+20x5 drop bw x4 (failure)
    * Seated Calf Raises
    180x10, 180x8, 140x10, 140x10, 140x13


    Tabata HIIT on spin bike for 4 minutes followed by a 10min cooldown (low-med intensity)


    Weight still dropping as well(160 this morning), and strength is either holding or increasing. Feelsgoodman

    still nothing new to note in terms of oily skin, increases in pimples, out of control libidio, etc.
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    How big of trees are we takin here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    How big of trees are we takin here?
    meh, I was up about 30ft or so. GF's currently up here, but when she leaves tomorrow I'll have some time to upload the pics.



    Yesterday was chest and shoulders . . . pretty fun with my carb up

    * Flat dB press:
    60x8, 75x5, 85x5, 100x5, 100x4, 100x3
    * Seated dB shoulder press:
    60x8, 70x5, 85x4.5
    * Incline bench:
    140x8, 190x3, 200x3, 200x3, 195x5 => ******* was tough on the last rep
    * Cable Flys (flat)
    4 sets of 10 reps @ 80
    * Cable Flys (on incline bench)
    5 sets of 13 @ 30
    * Rear Delt dB flys (individual arm)
    4 sets of 10 with 20s

    Had loads of energy that day from the carbs . . . I went through a box of honey kix, 3/4 a box of frosted flakes, and 1/4 box of cocoa puffs . . . was amazing


    Today was arms . . . pump in both my tris and bis were unbelievable

    * Close grip bench press (with parallel grip bar)
    140x8, 190x5, 210x3, 215x3
    * Seated vertical skull crushers
    70x8, 90x8, 90x8, 80x8
    * Rope cable press downs
    100x10x4
    * 7's with bent over tricep pull backs (cable set up to chest height, in bentover row position, upper arm stationary pointing straight down, pulling straight bar back and down with triceps)
    50x13, 60x10, 60x10, 50x15, 50x13, 50x20, 50x25
    * Seated dB bicep curls
    45x5, 50x5, 60x5, 60x5=> threw in another set with the 60s
    * Standing forearm curls (with parallel grip bar)
    100x5, 100x8, 100x13 => pump up song came on on third set, lol
    * Spider bicep curls on incline bench
    60x10, 70x8, 70x8, 60x10 then banged out 5 half reps at the bottom
    * 7's with Lat pulldown bicep curls
    50x10, 50x13, 50x13, 45x15, 45x15, 40x15, 45x13 drop 25x10


    Triceps were just filled with blood after the first round of 7s . . . starting to get my groove in with that exercise, really awesome for finishing off the tri's.

    Biceps and forearms were looking crazy vascular today . . . after that last set of spider curls, almost every vein was just popping out of my skin. Felt pretty awesome haha.


    Both days I ended with tabata hiit on a spin bike; 4 minutes with 10 minute cooldown. Today I did another minute at around the 6 minute mark, just to shock da body


    now if only the weather was nice around here . . . f'ing rain and thunderstorms everyday for the last few days :\


    feels like the adamantium is starting to kick in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post

    feels like the adamantium is starting to kick in.
    Thats what I like to hear

    Very impressive numbers for your weight Andrew!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    Thats what I like to hear

    Very impressive numbers for your weight Andrew!
    Lean and mean , looks like I had more fat on me than I thought . . . roughly the same strength as when I was up ~178lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Lean and mean , looks like I had more fat on me than I thought . . . roughly the same strength as when I was up ~178lbs
    Dropping that much weight that fast and keeping the same strength on this killer diet, is pretty damn amazing! Everytime I cut my damn strength drops :@, I'm not bulking again until I beat my PR's! Can't believe your cutting and beating PR's, absoutely insane in the membrane!!! lol
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    Got my pictures up finally








    edit: pics wont rotate for some reason. whatevs
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    Heavy Legs day

    Wanted to switch it up today . . . could tell my body wouldnt respond very well to high weight / low reps, so I aimed for 5 rep sets instead. was not disappoint

    * Squats
    bar x20, 140x8, 230x5, 280x5, 290x5, 285x4 drop 230x8 drop 140x13 => holy shizzzz
    * Front Box Squats (to parallel, pause reps)
    140x5, 190x5x3
    * Hamstring raises
    bw x10, bw+20x8, bw+20x7, bw+20x5 drop bw x4 => exhaustion
    * Glute Machine
    I dont remember the weights, but I did 10 reps for 3 sets with little to no rest
    * Seated Calf Raises (plate loaded)
    140x10, 140x113x4

    decided not to do hiit, as my legs were already shot. came home and after about 2 hours banged out 23 min of liss on our treadmill . . . was drenched in sweat, haha

    I have to say I am very impressed in terms of gaining strength in most areas while continuing to drop weight. Was at 158.8 this morning (holy hell) . . . next refeed is monday.


    Actually didnt mention this earlier, but I opted not to do my show on the 16th of july and instead give myself another few weeks and hit up a show in NJ on aug 6th. Figured out about 2 weeks ago that I would not be contest ready in time for the 16th, and I had no problem holding off for another 4 weeks. Like they say, you can never go in too conditioned
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Heavy Legs day

    Wanted to switch it up today . . . could tell my body wouldnt respond very well to high weight / low reps, so I aimed for 5 rep sets instead. was not disappoint

    * Squats
    bar x20, 140x8, 230x5, 280x5, 290x5, 285x4 drop 230x8 drop 140x13 => holy shizzzz
    * Front Box Squats (to parallel, pause reps)
    140x5, 190x5x3
    * Hamstring raises
    bw x10, bw+20x8, bw+20x7, bw+20x5 drop bw x4 => exhaustion
    * Glute Machine
    I dont remember the weights, but I did 10 reps for 3 sets with little to no rest
    * Seated Calf Raises (plate loaded)
    140x10, 140x113x4

    decided not to do hiit, as my legs were already shot. came home and after about 2 hours banged out 23 min of liss on our treadmill . . . was drenched in sweat, haha

    I have to say I am very impressed in terms of gaining strength in most areas while continuing to drop weight. Was at 158.8 this morning (holy hell) . . . next refeed is monday.


    Actually didnt mention this earlier, but I opted not to do my show on the 16th of july and instead give myself another few weeks and hit up a show in NJ on aug 6th. Figured out about 2 weeks ago that I would not be contest ready in time for the 16th, and I had no problem holding off for another 4 weeks. Like they say, you can never go in too conditioned
    Looks like some fun tree climbing

    If you need some extra time it's better to wait until the next show, your gonna be crazy lean! Cutting and breaking PR's, I bet you still break PR's the week before lol. Nice workout! Keep killin it Andrew!
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    Day 10 of adamantium . . . chest and shoulders

    * Flat Bench Press:
    bar x20, 140x8, 200x3, 240x6 (with spot on last 2 reps, see below), 240x5 (spot, ugh), 230x5
    * Seated dB Shoulder Press:
    60x5, 70x5, 80x4
    * Incline Cable flys, standing
    40x15, 50x11, 50x13, 50x12
    * Standing individual dB lateral raises:
    30x8, 35x8, 40x8
    * Hanging Tucks (aka knee raises)
    x15, x15, x15
    * Pec Deck // Rear Delts:
    120x10 // 100x10, 200x8 // 120x10, 200x8 // 140x10, 180x8 // 140x10

    finished up with another 4 minute tabata hiit on the spin bike, with a 7min warm down


    STORY TIME

    -Alright, so driving to the gym, I was thinking about how focused and positive I was feeling. Really just feeling good. I take 95% back roads when I drive to the gym, so this particular part (while I was admiring my amazing feeling) was a pretty long straight away. Pretty much right after I finish my thought of alpha-ness, I reengage my focus towards the road and see a f**king turkey just chilling there. Had to have been sitting there the entire time I was on the road . . . anyway, I avoided it as it ran off and laughed for a pretty long time about the irony of my focus comment.

    -It is impossible to find someone that will spot you without assisting every.****ing.rep. Two different spotters today, both I asked for ONLY a lift off. Both assisted every rep after 3. Very irritating.
    On the brighter side, I decided not to use a spot on my last set (only 230 . . . if I fail on that I deserve to die) and I felt like I was throwing the weight around. Really just playing with it, havent felt like that with a heavy-ish weight since back in september when I repped out 225x11. Feels good, but also feels kinda bad that I have relatively the same strength at 158 that I do at 178 (maybe even more).

    -About 85% through my workout, someone was on my pec deck machine (yes, mine) so I decided to do hanging tucks and work on my core a bit (see exercises above). First and second set were good, I went to sit down after set #2 because I was pretty winded and my lower left abdominal just cramped up. WTF IS AN ABDOMINAL CRAMP???? Ive seriously had cramps in every part of my body except for abs . . . never dreamed it was possible. Anyway, I mustve looked like an idiot because I was sitting down trying to stretch out my core and bending my body backwards and sideways and, ugh. Of course after I stretched it out for a minute or so I went and did my third set (who the hell does 2 sets; amiright?). Just a weird experience.




    Overall, sweet day indeed . And refeed tomorrow . . . yes excited.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    It is impossible to find someone that will spot you without assisting every.****ing.rep. .

    aha I hear ya man, I have delt with the same thing, pisses me off so bad, I tell them DO NOT HELP ME UNLESS I SAY "K HELP" and they assist anyways, pisses me off.


    I hate abdominal cramps, they suck! Keep killin it man, don't kill the messenger, kill the spotter!
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    Does anyone else hate the "All you" comment? Clearly not if youre hands are on the bar.

    Ive been lucky to have a lifting partner or at least a steady spotter. I almost seek em out. It was my roommate for the longest time now its my trainer. Good way to make friends though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OrganicShadow View Post
    Does anyone else hate the "All you" comment? Clearly not if youre hands are on the bar.

    Ive been lucky to have a lifting partner or at least a steady spotter. I almost seek em out. It was my roommate for the longest time now its my trainer. Good way to make friends though.
    Yeah, when I start working I'll be living/lifting with my old lifting partner of 2 years. cant wait for that haha
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    alright, so Im not going to update my full workout today, but I did a back/bis workout and carbed up (mmmmm). Notables were standing bicep curls with the ez curl bar at 120x5 . . . which I dont think Ive ever done, so PR lol. That and just feeling strong when I was doing lat pulldowns with the cables (pretty much sit on the ground and pull the cables down and towards your body), got up to 150 on each side for 10 reps.

    Forearms and biceps were of course massively pumped up from the huge influx of carbs, but I attribute my strength to the adamantium

    that is all for now, I have some more slin sanes to down and more frosted flakes to devour *muhahaha*
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    alright, so Im not going to update my full workout today, but I did a back/bis workout and carbed up (mmmmm). Notables were standing bicep curls with the ez curl bar at 120x5 . . . which I dont think Ive ever done, so PR lol. That and just feeling strong when I was doing lat pulldowns with the cables (pretty much sit on the ground and pull the cables down and towards your body), got up to 150 on each side for 10 reps.

    Forearms and biceps were of course massively pumped up from the huge influx of carbs, but I attribute my strength to the adamantium

    that is all for now, I have some more slin sanes to down and more frosted flakes to devour *muhahaha*
    I love pulldowns using the cables, they work great!

    Frosted flakes during a cut WTF lol
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    Lower body, heavy deadlifts today

    * Deadlifts:
    140x5, 230x3, 320x2, 440x1(raw PR) => grip is holding me back . . . wentup super easy but I was slipping at the top. might be time to finally invest in some chalk
    * Leg Press (in plates):
    6x8, 8x8, 10x5, 12x5, 14x5
    * Speed Squats:
    140x8, 230x3, 240x3, 250x3, 260x3, 270x3, 280x3
    Leg Abductor // Adductor machine:
    cant remember which one was which , ad had sets of 15 and ab had sets of 10 . . . I have a feeling my ass will be sore tomorrow (no homo)
    Glute Machine:
    60x15, 80x10, 100x10
    * Leg Extensions
    80x15 rack+12.5x10, rack+15x10, rack+20x10 => found new way to stack the extra weight on
    * Calf presses on leg press machine
    Did 3 warmup sets then racked the machine for 3 sets of 13 (think it was around 350)


    Energy levels were notably lower today (most likely from the absence of carbs this morning) but I pushed through. Like I said above, my grip is failing on my deads faster than my back. I either need to get some exercises in to bulk up my grip strength or pick up some chalk to compensate.

    Either way, Im content with pulling that much weight raw @ 158


    Oh, and if all goes well I will be extending this daa+lclt cycle for a bit longer (sorry no more adamantium, just bulk for dirt cheap). If you guys want more info you can let me know, I dont want to advertise in here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewNico View Post
    Lower body, heavy deadlifts today

    * Deadlifts:
    140x5, 230x3, 320x2, 440x1(raw PR) => grip is holding me back . . . wentup super easy but I was slipping at the top. might be time to finally invest in some chalk
    * Speed Squats:
    140x8, 230x3, 240x3, 250x3, 260x3, 270x3, 280x3
    Leg Abductor // Adductor machine:
    cant remember which one was which , ad had sets of 15 and ab had sets of 10 . . . I have a feeling my ass will be sore tomorrow (no homo)
    Glute Machine:
    60x15, 80x10, 100x10
    * Leg Extensions
    80x15 rack+12.5x10, rack+15x10, rack+20x10 => found new way to stack the extra weight on
    * Calf presses on leg press machine
    Did 3 warmup sets then racked the machine for 3 sets of 13 (think it was around 350)


    Energy levels were notably lower today (most likely from the absence of carbs this morning) but I pushed through. Like I said above, my grip is failing on my deads faster than my back. I either need to get some exercises in to bulk up my grip strength or pick up some chalk to compensate.

    Either way, Im content with pulling that much weight raw @ 158


    Oh, and if all goes well I will be extending this daa+lclt cycle for a bit longer (sorry no more adamantium, just bulk for dirt cheap). If you guys want more info you can let me know, I dont want to advertise in here.
    Great update! Another PR of course, good job!

    Nutraplanet has a pretty good price right now on Adamantium at $29.99 or $39.99 with the Titanium(which is amazing deal)

    You must have about a couple weeks left of this combo? what day are you on now?
    Keep up the good work!
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    Great work my man. What show are you prepping for BTW?
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    Great work my man. What show are you prepping for BTW?
    somewhat close to you, actually. npc muscle beach in brick,nj on aug 6
  

  
 

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