Mattrag's Rubs to Riches with Need 2Build Muscle's Transaderm (Sponsored)

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  1. Mattrag's Rubs to Riches with Need 2Build Muscle's Transaderm (Sponsored)


    RS-Transaderm - Weight loss with lean muscle gain

    First I'd like to thank RickRock for giving me this opportunity to log this product and allowing me time to finish up my other log.
    This is going to be a killer ride guys!


    Short supplement history~

    I started with pre workouts and fat burners around 7 years ago. During this time you could still get ephedra from walmart lol. Unfortunately, I only took fat burners because well.... I was fat. 260+lbs fat. 46" Waist. My mile time was around 15 minutes. Anyway, started to go to the gym around this time and about 5 years ago started taking pre workouts. Tried um all .

    Fast forward to 2009 and I moved to Japan for a teaching job and got introduced to the wonderful world of ProHormones. Sadly, the reason I didn't get to do much research was because of the ban stick the industry got hit with. A friend who is also from Hawaii like me and works up here introduced me to some PH's. Told me Hdrol was something amazing to run. And so around winter 2009 I started an Hdrol run. It was amazing. Unfortunately I probably lost most of my gains in PCT because... like a fool I decided to cut in PCT... being fat fobic sucks lol.
    After that I tried the trifecta stack, and most recently ran Androhard and Androlean. While I said to myself that would be the last run of Orals I would ever take (my liver enzymes were elevated before due to an underlying gluten intolerance and systematic inflammation, plus I had vitiligo which is the same skin disease that Michael Jackson had, which has gone down since avoiding gluten/flour like it's poison.) Transaderm is NOT "oral" so I will give it a go. If my digestive issues ever go away I will hit the orals again... because I just love to run them... yes... i'm an addict. So with luck after coming off a short 4 week recomp on EndoSurge and Combustion (Mattrag is Dream'n LEAN with EndoSurge!! (BPS sponsored)) I will be able to continue my recomp.


    Cliff Notes version: I was a fat 260lb High Schooler and now I'm a not so fat teacher. Started PH in 2009 with Hdrol, have a few mild cycles under my belt. Digestive/Gut issues have me staying away from Orals so Transaderm is a blessing.


    My Stats:

    5'10
    87.4kgs (morning weight)


    My workouts follow the Blue Print 3.0 my diet is slightly modified. Static holds, EDT.
    Also, I started up judo in July/August and will be continuing with that 2-3 times a week. Not too much, just practicing with my High School students. Though in January I plan on trying to rank up so it's kinda serious.


    The calories are basically the same but the macro spread is different. For protein it's the same. My macro's fall into this spread usually 25/25/50 Carbs/protein/fat. My fat sources are primarily coconut milk, grass fed beef, coconut oil, CLA/Sesamin/Omega3 pills. I also eat NO WHOLE GRAINS. The only starches I eat are sweet potatoes. Trying to avoid rice like the plague because it can be gut irritating but I live in Japan.... Hell avoiding flour is almost impossible. Eating out is pretty much not happening... unless it's those hot pot places (BTW Having hot pot, called "Na-be", on friday, I may upload some pics. If only the Iphone app had pic uploading ability I'd be uploading more often .... as my PC is broken and all I have is my net book...).

    On to the Goals. I want to recomp. I know it's VERY vague. But I use the scale about once a week, anymore than that and my mind goes insane. Right now I want performance so if I feel my performance is dropping due to lack of food I will increase calories a bit. The last stack has got me stronger, leaner, and boosted the mood up a big so I'm hoping running this product will keep me happy.

    Concerns: I read that too much DHEA can cause a mix up of down stream hormones. As DHEA is parent hormone in the testosterone/estrogen cascade ingesting a hormone this high up can have negative effects on test/estro ratio. Causing a skew of estrogen dominating sides. While most of this research is based on orally ingested DHEA there is still some worry here. I will be monitoring for any estrogen sides and will take whatever measures to combat them to remain on cycle for the 4 weeks. Unfortunately, I do not have any access to blood work besides from the blood donating I do... In Japan I can't just do the $50 private lab test... If I go to the doc without a viable reason my insurance doesn't copay...


    Alright guys lets get this train started!!!

    Lets rub it in!

    PS. I'll be taking body measurements tonight as I have found my bb.com tape measure thingy finally. haha!
    RecoverBro ELITE


  2. reserved for final thoughts!
    RecoverBro ELITE

  3. Yes, FIRST IN!
    Evolutionary Muse - Inspire to Evolve

    Recoverbro
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  4. sweeeeet man in for it!
    I hope everybody thinks i'm crazy, because you cannot be a sane person and go through the type of pain i am willing to put myself through to be where i want to be, Once I completely win the war between my mind and body, my reign will begin. ~Me

  5. Niice brother!! This is gonna be good..you start today?

  6. oh yes, ill be following

  7. Quote Originally Posted by steppinRazor View Post
    Niice brother!! This is gonna be good..you start today?
    I was thinking about rubbing it on tonight after I shower, but I heard there might be an increase in energy after application. So I might hold off and apply this tomorrow morning instead.
    RecoverBro ELITE

  8. Quote Originally Posted by taman6886 View Post
    Yes, FIRST IN!
    Haha, as you finish I begin!

    Quote Originally Posted by thetinyguy View Post
    sweeeeet man in for it!
    Time for some mean strength gains! And hopefully some more muscle size

    Quote Originally Posted by cardiobro View Post
    oh yes, ill be following
    Nice to have you along cardiobro ;D
    RecoverBro ELITE

  9. Sweet deal I am here now lets do this.

  10. subbed mattrag
    that is quiet a great log title man...Impressive
    ...::: Olympus Labs :::...
    Crossfit - DEMIGOD -

  11. I've been waiting for this one! Subd bro!
    Recoverbro Elite
    "This is what we've been working on"

  12. ALOHA!!!
    NSCA - CSCS

  13. def down here

  14. lets go with the measurements!

    Left arm: 38cm unflexed, 41cm flexed
    Right arm: 38cm unflexed, 41.5 flexed
    Neck: 37cm
    Chest: 102cm
    Belly button: 86cm
    Hips: 101cm (wow my glutes got much bigger lol)

    Right Quad: 62cms
    Left Quad: 61cm
    RecoverBro ELITE

  15. Quote Originally Posted by Onlychevy6 View Post
    Sweet deal I am here now lets do this.
    yea dude! Im gonna kill this one!
    Hopefully I can stay healthy with my digestion

    Quote Originally Posted by runner_79 View Post
    subbed mattrag
    that is quiet a great log title man...Impressive
    Haha, thought it was kinda kool lol.
    Thanks for taggin along

    Quote Originally Posted by RickRock13 View Post
    I've been waiting for this one! Subd bro!
    Oh yea man, and thanks again for givin me this opportunity!
    Its gonna be a great run with this great product

    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    ALOHA!!!
    Aloha! Maholo for your kokua

    Quote Originally Posted by mich29 View Post
    def down here
    Thanks for following up Mich ;D
    RecoverBro ELITE

  16. Ah great now I have to convert to inches. Lmao. Not bad Matt.

  17. In for this!


  18. Quote Originally Posted by Onlychevy6 View Post
    Ah great now I have to convert to inches. Lmao. Not bad Matt.
    Hahaha, Ive been living in Japan for TOO LONG lol. My tape has both but by default I used cms...

    I can edit and post the inches :P

    Tell ya what, from now on ill write down BOTH!
    RecoverBro ELITE

  19. Quote Originally Posted by StakedCop View Post
    In for this!
    OH StakedCop, nice to have you along for the ride

    You bulking now?
    RecoverBro ELITE

  20. Quote Originally Posted by mattrag

    Hahaha, Ive been living in Japan for TOO LONG lol. My tape has both but by default I used cms...

    I can edit and post the inches :P

    Tell ya what, from now on ill write down BOTH!
    Lol no need to. I know you have 15" arms unflexed, 40" chest and hips, 33" around belly button. You skinny guy. Lol dont you remember hawaiians are bigger all around. Ok ok benefit of the doubt your not a full blooded hawaiian. Lmao

  21. Quote Originally Posted by mattrag
    lets go with the measurements!

    Left arm: 38cm unflexed, 41cm flexed
    Right arm: 38cm unflexed, 41.5 flexed
    Neck: 37cm
    Chest: 102cm
    Belly button: 86cm
    Hips: 101cm (wow my glutes got much bigger lol)

    Right Quad: 62cms
    Left Quad: 61cm
    Hmmm I wonder why the right arm is a tad bigger when flexed. Too many lonely nights. Lmao.. Overall not reading to bad on the stats. I would say looking but there is no picture ha ha ha

  22. Quote Originally Posted by Onlychevy6 View Post
    Lol no need to. I know you have 15" arms unflexed, 40" chest and hips, 33" around belly button. You skinny guy. Lol dont you remember hawaiians are bigger all around. Ok ok benefit of the doubt your not a full blooded hawaiian. Lmao
    True I got some other blood that makes me kinda small... I got lotta "fat pockets" i wanna get rid of... Thanks for converting um

    Dude I want to recomp lol. Tomorrow is a long day though. I am actually not sure what I am going to do for like 2 of my classes... Gotta do debate but I dont really know on what yet... Gonna wing it lol. For now though gotta sleep. Tomorrow is my upper body workout. Going to try for a bench press and Standing military 1RM....
    RecoverBro ELITE

  23. Quote Originally Posted by Onlychevy6 View Post
    Hmmm I wonder why the right arm is a tad bigger when flexed. Too many lonely nights. Lmao.. Overall not reading to bad on the stats. I would say looking but there is no picture ha ha ha
    I actually have a similar issue. Actually my left bicep is much smaller than my right. No matter how much harder I train it; it continues to lag.

  24. yeah buddy time to hit this!
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/226478-country-gets-huge.html#post3905023

  25. Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkHalf View Post
    I actually have a similar issue. Actually my left bicep is much smaller than my right. No matter how much harder I train it; it continues to lag.
    Sux really. But the odd thing is that my left side over all is leaner so my left bicep LOOKs bigger...
    RecoverBro ELITE

  26. Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    yeah buddy time to hit this!
    YEA!! Its gonna be GREAT!
    RecoverBro ELITE

  27. CAKE!!!!


    Quote Originally Posted by mattrag View Post
    OH StakedCop, nice to have you along for the ride

    You bulking now?


  28. I'm in this ride fo sure broda!!!

  29. Quote Originally Posted by mattrag View Post
    YEA!! Its gonna be GREAT!
    hell yeah bro. nothing like some motivation from eachother. You guys remind me to keep kickin my own ass in the gym. No matter what.
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/226478-country-gets-huge.html#post3905023

  30. Quote Originally Posted by packers6211 View Post
    I'm in this ride fo sure broda!!!
    Thanks for subbing man!!!
    RecoverBro ELITE

  31. Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    hell yeah bro. nothing like some motivation from eachother. You guys remind me to keep kickin my own ass in the gym. No matter what.
    haha, I donno about that. You kill it harder than I do! But thats about to change! Im changing my programming a big. Moving things around and tweakin just a little. Same Idea and lifts just a bit more in the details.
    RecoverBro ELITE

  32. Todays workout. 1RM test on the bench

    135x10
    185x8
    225x5
    225x5
    275x1
    295x1 (This wasnt a full rep, it was a rep I took down to 90 degrees. I have no spot and I do this like 30mins after waking up.. I just dont have the confidence to do a full range 1RM...) Not really a PR, but I havent done this in A LONG TIME so I guess its progress.

    Super setted each set with 1arm rows 100lb dbs for 5 reps

    EDT#1 (TOday only one EDT as it was a ME day)

    135x10
    185x10
    225x8
    245x6
    275x4
    315x2 PR(had to use grips, pulled it off the rack and realized if I tried to pull it up my grip would fail and Id be looking down at the grass beneth my apartment... haha)

    Super setted with one arm dumbbell presses @35lbsX8

    Finished up with a nice PR.

    Transaderm
    6 sprays

    First day of DHEA. Dried NICE. Sprayed it on the top of my feet, bicepts, and inner thighs. As you all know from prior pics (soon to come. . I really have no time at all.. I post mostly from my phone and then when I get home its cooking/cleaning and sleeping lol.)

    I dont know if I noticed anything right away, Will take some pics today as my bloat from the dang flour that was in the stew I ate on friday has seemed to have subsided... Donno if they'll get uploaded yet though.

    Took a new preworkout today too. White flood. Doing a log on that too. Should be a good product as it tastes good.
    RecoverBro ELITE

  33. Nice workout. Congrats on the pr.

  34. Quote Originally Posted by mattrag View Post
    haha, I donno about that. You kill it harder than I do! But thats about to change! Im changing my programming a big. Moving things around and tweakin just a little. Same Idea and lifts just a bit more in the details.
    sweet man. fine tuning makes such a big difference. I can't wait til I am back to big weights again for chest and legs. ahhh.
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/226478-country-gets-huge.html#post3905023

  35. Very nice bench weight bro
    Recoverbro Elite
    "This is what we've been working on"

  36. yeah man very good workout!

    enjoy the WF have heard some good things, and I'm lookin forward to this new stuff your on!
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/226478-country-gets-huge.html#post3905023

  37. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH HHHHH

    are you huge yet?


  38. Nice PR's Broski! Keep pushing!
    Evolutionary Muse - Inspire to Evolve

    Recoverbro

  39. Oh heck yeah brother that is sweeet on the pr and your so close to 300lbs!!!!!! You making me want to try a 1rpm now sob!!

  40. Epic strength my friend lovin that session, light weight babyyyy!

    I hope everybody thinks i'm crazy, because you cannot be a sane person and go through the type of pain i am willing to put myself through to be where i want to be, Once I completely win the war between my mind and body, my reign will begin. ~Me
  

  
 

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