Jim takes on AppNut!

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  1. Calorie breakdown:

    Work +Workout days:
    4500kCal
    250g Protein
    120g Fat
    600g Carbs

    No work+ workout:
    4200 kCal
    230g Protein
    120g Fat
    550g Carbs

    Rest:
    3800 kCal
    200g Protein
    120g Fat
    480g Carbs


  2. Calorie breakdown:

    Work +Workout days:
    4500kCal
    250g Protein
    120g Fat
    600g Carbs

    No work+ workout:
    4200 kCal
    230g Protein
    120g Fat
    550g Carbs

    Rest:
    3800 kCal
    200g Protein
    120g Fat
    480g CarbsCarbs
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  3. Got Monday's ME upper in.

    Will post numbers tonight hopefully, was running on three hours of sleep but didn't notice any significant change in strength.

    Notable lifts that I can remember off the top of my head was:

    Barbell Bench Press - 205x2.5

    I forgot my bands this time so it was just BB. This isn't a PR, but it was around my last 3 Rep Max, which is significant considering the rest I was afforded.

    Another note on BP, all the sets up to this point felt good and my body stayed tight throughout the lift. When I put 205 on I noticed my left side had a tendency of trying to turn, it happened on the 1st and 3rd attempts.

    I'm actually feeling a little soreness now, which is awesome because I normally don't and sometimes I miss it. Been doing a lot of ORS crap which has been screwing my schedule up. But I'm still gonna try to get in the gym today (although I haven't decided on what ill be doing)

    Really feeling good. Not too many new effects to report on the stack, I'm noticing that I look leaner at a pound or so above my starting weight but the final pics will be the judge of that.

    Also vascularity is definitely up all day. I'm not particularly vascular to start with so the change was significant. Not really an all day thing, just when I do something. Have been getting pumps throughout the day, even when barely doing anything.

  4. ME Upper: 3Dec2012

    Bench Press: 3-5RM
    95x5, 115x5, 135x5, 155x5, 175x5, 195x5, 205x2.5

    Pull- ups- (overhand grip)
    BWx8, BWx7

    a1. Cable Rows
    100x10, 110x9, 120x8
    a2. Cable Pull apart
    30x8, 30x10, 40x6

    This is the only workout thus far this week. I haven't gotten off of work earlier than 8 for the last week (In fact I just got home from work), tomorrow is supposed to be an early day (pay day activities) and then no work on Saturday.

  5. Weight is up to 165.6 today.

    Most of this is water due to the poor diet I have been forced into this week. It's been tons of high sodium fast food and little to no sleep.

    Missed my workout yesterday, got off earlier than regular but passed out once I got home and woke up late. Doing ME lower in an hour or so and then doing RE upper at around 2100 to get them both in this week.

    Not a lot of food left in my house so I will be shopping later today as well.
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  6. This is what I did yesterday, the first workout was at 3PM or so and the second was done at 8PM. This is not my preferred method of getting my workouts in but it was the only way to do it after this crappy week.

    08DEC2012 RE Upper 3PM

    Dips
    BWx15, +25x13, +45x11 (PR)

    a1. Chin-ups (hammer grip)
    BWx8, 9, 9
    a2. Cable Pull Aparts
    30x10, 10, 40x7

    DB Military Press
    45x8, 55x8, 60x6

    b1. DB Shrugs
    75x12, 85x10, 95x8 (Grip failure)
    b2. Hammer Curls
    20x8, 25x8, 25x9

    I took 7 Uptake before this workout and the pump was excellent, I had to stop a few times on the hammer curls and shake out my arms to continue on. It was an enjoyable pain. For the duration of this log I will not be using any other products besides creatine, protein, OT, and the 3 appnut products (taking a stim break)

    08DEC2012 ME Lower (8PM)

    Back Squat
    135x5, 155x5, 185x5, 205x5, 225x5, 245x5, 265x5, 275x3 (Quads, Glutes, and Hams were burning!)

    Reverse Lunge
    95x8, 135x6, 185x4 (The muscular fatigue was catching up with me, it was hard to balance and get out of the bottom)

    Romanian Deadlift
    135x8, 185x8, 225x4 (Couldn't hold the 225 today, the grip fatigue from the earlier workout caught up with me)

    Went home and ATE and then slept.

    The way I was feeling while doing squats I expected soreness. Needless to say, today I am SORE. The enhanced recovery I had been noticing as of late is not quite enough to fix workouts like yesterdays after a week of inactivity and poor diet. It honestly feels good, my lats are sore, my entire lower body, and my shoulders.

    Today, I've just been sitting around and eating. The goal for today is approximately 3400 calories. I'm a little short as of now, but I'm going to get it before I sleep.

  7. With weighted dips and full on feasting - gonna grow a big chest. Saturation of NO Uptake is in full setting for you! How's the legs feeling? I missed a lot here, sorry for the disappearance.

    -OS-Team AppNut
    By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
    Franz Kafka

  8. Quote Originally Posted by OrganicShadow View Post
    With weighted dips and full on feasting - gonna grow a big chest. Saturation of NO Uptake is in full setting for you! How's the legs feeling? I missed a lot here, sorry for the disappearance.

    -OS-Team AppNut
    They are slightly tender to the touch. My glutes especially.

  9. OK, so I don't generally like to change routines in the middle of a log but I have been talking with our very own zir.red and he has provided me with a personalized program for this month (it will evolve monthly for the next 3 months at a minimum). The first month is based upon unilateral moves to strengthen my core and correct my muscular imbalances (which he was able to find a fair amount of). The first workout went well, it was completely different than I was used to (complexes instead of exercises individually) and it tested my work capacity.

    10DEC2012

    DB Split Snatch- 3x3
    35x3, 45x3, 50x3

    Complex 1
    - Split Squat - 45x12, 50x12
    -1 Arm DB Incline Press- 40x12, 45x12
    -1 Arm DB Incline Chest Supported Row- 40x12, 45x12
    -Camel- x5, 5

    Complex 2
    -Contralateral DB RDL- 35x12, 45x12
    -Depressed Scapula Pull Down- Heavy Band x6, 6
    -1 Arm Push-Up- BWx7, 6
    -1 Arm DB Rear Delt Row- 20x12, 30x12, 30x12

    Complex 3
    -Single Leg BB Hip Bridge- 45x10
    -Hip Rotation- x6
    -Supine Psoas Hip Flexion- Mediumx12


    The gym got closed out before I could finish the rest of this.

  10. Sorry for the silence guys, drove home for leave on friday afternoon and got here saturday morning. Haven't done anything since then, headed to the gym later today.

  11. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    Sorry for the silence guys, drove home for leave on friday afternoon and got here saturday morning. Haven't done anything since then, headed to the gym later today.
    Kill it bro!
    Purus Labs Anabolic Titan/Rep
    Coach AB @ BossBody.net
    Puruslabs.net

  12. Quote Originally Posted by Airborne42 View Post

    Kill it bro!
    Everyday brother.


    I'm not a fan of this type of workout but I know why I need it so I'm gonna keep driving on because I know Jason knows way more about this than I do.


    Also, morning workouts in a fasted state suck balls.

  13. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    Everyday brother.


    I'm not a fan of this type of workout but I know why I need it so I'm gonna keep driving on because I know Jason knows way more about this than I do.


    Also, morning workouts in a fasted state suck balls.
    Interesting program -

    At first I hated fasted workouts - actually love it now. Except with Anabeta - for some reason I feel like sh!t when I take those fasted PWO
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/powerlifting-strongman/240580-road-derby-cup.html

  14. Tweaked something in my right arm this morning. Not sure how but its like a burning pain on the inside of my bicep.

    My appetite has been down this week too.

  15. Damnit hopefully nothing is wrong brah

  16. Quote Originally Posted by bmftisftw View Post
    Damnit hopefully nothing is wrong brah
    Thanks brother. It only bothers me on certain exercises, hoping its all cleared up by Monday.

  17. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post

    Thanks brother. It only bothers me on certain exercises, hoping its all cleared up by Monday.
    DRINK WATER!!!!
    Purus Labs Anabolic Titan/Rep
    Coach AB @ BossBody.net
    Puruslabs.net

  18. Quote Originally Posted by Airborne42 View Post

    DRINK WATER!!!!
    Face out and pull security?

  19. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post

    Face out and pull security?
    Haha **** those long cold nights at 50% security laying in the prone staring off into nothin
    Purus Labs Anabolic Titan/Rep
    Coach AB @ BossBody.net
    Puruslabs.net

  20. I heard pushups help that kinda thing

  21. They definitely do, pushups can fix everything that's wrong with a man's body.

    Had an eventful week, lots of sleeping, and eating and a decent bit of working out.

    Will put all of this week's workouts either tonight or tomorrow morning.

  22. You'll definitely learn to like that program a lot by the end of it. I've been working with him for almost two months now and it has been great.
    im the sh!t, even your girlfriend can smell it

  23. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick
    They definitely do, pushups can fix everything that's wrong with a man's body.

    Had an eventful week, lots of sleeping, and eating and a decent bit of working out.

    Will put all of this week's workouts either tonight or tomorrow morning.
    Hell yeah brotha

  24. Don't have the numbers because my journal is not with me. I have the routine itself although I missed Thursday's track workout, I had meant to go for a run this morning as well but went over to a friends house instead (he just got married, poor bastard)

    DB Split Snatch
    Complex 1
    Split Squat
    1 Arm DB Incline Press
    1 Arm DB Incline Chest Supported Row
    Camel
    Complex 2
    Contralateral DB RDL
    Heavy Band Depressed Scap Pull Down
    1 Arm Push Up
    1 Arm DB Rear Delt Row
    Complex 3
    Single Leg BB Hip Bridge
    Hip Rotations on Swiss Ball
    Supine Psoas Hip Flexion w/ Band/cable
    Cable Anti-Rotations


    First track workout (Wed. I believe)
    Band Resisted March 6 x 20m
    Hill Sprint (replaced prowler) 10xhill
    Ground Starts 8 x 15m
    Cool down pacers 5 x 50m

    Thursday:
    DB Clean and Jerk
    Complex 1
    Single Leg BB RDL
    Single Arm DB Press
    Chinese Row
    RF Stretch
    Complex 2
    Traveling Lunge w DB on Shoulders
    Prone Scaptions
    1 Arm DB Floor Press w Supine Bridge
    1 Arm Pull Downs
    Complex 3
    Single Leg Swiss Ball Curls
    Swiss Ball Roll Outs
    Wall Psoas March
    Prone Bridge March

    Friday: Missed Track workout makeup.


    Feeling good, my appetite is still down, possibly because my activity level is lower, but I'm still eating a large amount of food. My recovery between sets has taken a hit, this is from the change in my workout time, it'll level back out this week I'm sure. Feeling a little bit of soreness in my lats but it's nothing extreme. Strength is up, recovery is still improved.

    No new effects to report but all of the old ones are still going strong. (Pump, Muscular Endurance, Strength, Recovery, etc.)

  25. DB Split Snatch 3x3 per arm
    50, 55, 60
    Complex 1
    Split Squat 4x4: 70, 75
    1 Arm DB Incline Press 4x4: 50, 55
    1 Arm DB Incline Chest Supported Row 4x4: 50, 55
    Camel 2x5 per set

    The gym closed before I could finish the first complex (aaargh holidays!)

    So I went home and used some of the stuff in the garage to get a little more in.

    Bench Press:
    135x5, 155x5, 185x5, 205x3, 155 (+bands)x4

    1 Arm DB Row:
    45x10, 50x10 (No more weight )

    Band Pull- Aparts:
    8, 8

    Barbell Curl:
    45x8, 75x8, 95x3

    And now I'm going to eat my chicken tetrazini (or however you spell it), Merry Christmas everyone.

    I'll be back tomorrow for my track workout in the morning, anyone else have a workout planned tomorrow?
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