Nycste Tests ALRI's BadAssMass
- 12-18-2006, 09:41 PM
Nycste Tests ALRI's BadAssMass
Hello Community here you will find my goals, my stats, my workouts please feel free to comment however you want.
working back to 215 lost 30lbs to 180ish building it back
-gain weight while maintaining a somewhat low fat percent
-gain lost strength back- find those PRS i once used to pound out daily
-feel better about myself doing above 2
Gnc Megamen (will be changing soon)
Protein includes gnc, vitamin shoppe (notanymorethough), ON 100%, designer
Eclipse 2000 Vanadly XX till i run out then not rebuying untill more research
Random fat burners got tons when i worked at GNC
Several diff brands of NO + Creatine due to samples
Green Magnitude (controlled labs) - just ordered
Purple Wrath (controlled labs) - just ordered
Xtend (Scivation) - just ordered
I have logs on BBCLBNMMIABAM FYI all copy and pasted but of course user feedback will vary
Below you will find my 100percent honest workout, nutrition, and workouts with as much detail as i can get and no BS !
Cannot post pics till i get enuff posts
My routines have changed over the past few years. Currently doing a westside approach which showed great gains when i was following it more strickly. But i have changed that into a high rep low rep combo and just give it all i got everyday.
Bad Ass Mass™ is designed to support serious mass gain through the most effective pro-anabolic pathways.
1. Stimulate muscle AR’s for enhanced protein synthesis and tissue repair.
2. Bind SHBG to increase levels of free testosterone.
3. Increase LH/FSH to maximize output of natural testosterone.
4. Increase glycogen retention and optimize internal hydration levels.
5. Support superior protein synthesis through modulation of transcription factors.
6. Inhibits excessive cortisol levels for an anti-catabolic effect.
7. Promote recovery of the neuromuscular matrix.
8. Provide superior results either in a synergistic stack or as a standalone supplement
- 12-18-2006, 09:42 PM
Plz do not post till i get the product and start logging. THANKS
- 12-18-2006, 10:41 PM
What a log! You're bulking while taking 'random fat burners'... hmmm... You're looking to keep a log with the confounding variables of several types of NO products... hmmm... I hope it all works out. It will be interesting, but not very useful to others.
12-18-2006, 10:45 PM
I suggest dropping the fat burners and other random stuff out and stay with your multi-v and possibly a NO and creatine outside of the BAM. Since you're testing the product you want to keep the log clean of variables.
12-18-2006, 11:00 PM
Originally Posted by Force of GreenOriginally Posted by Jayhawkk
thanks for your comments
12-18-2006, 11:03 PM
Does GNC's protein give you gas? My roommate had it in college and he never used it, so I made do with a free tub of the banana cream protein (100% whey) and my farts smelt like an hot, old well (rotten eggs with a twist). I think that year I threw out 4 good pairs of underwear because they were completely destroyed.
12-18-2006, 11:13 PM
Originally Posted by Force of Green
-everyone was not created equal. i always fart. i try many supplements. therefore all supplements i try make me fart !
plz stop postin here till i start this log. thx
12-18-2006, 11:13 PM
On the plus side of the GNC protein, when my roommate was annoying me at night with the TV being too loud or something, I'd blend me some protein and eat that with a bowl of Kashi. I would pretend I was sleeping while dropping the bombs. He would promptly vacate and spend the rest of the night on the couch. One would swear it smelt like you were in a dirty hen coop or a manure barn.
12-18-2006, 11:17 PM
Nycste, if you don't want people to post then you may have just held off on creating the thread until the log starts. Although...nevermind.
12-18-2006, 11:19 PM
My apologies for posting such stupid stories in this thread. The GNC protein brought back a lot of funny memories. I have a very twisted sense of humor and should post that crap in the appropriate space.Originally Posted by Jayhawkk
12-18-2006, 11:55 PM
hey good luck man, I'm starting my log also
12-19-2006, 02:08 AM
Hey its ok, people are just cheering you on, You can start the log very soon as BAM is coming tomorrow to me, then I ship on Wed.
12-19-2006, 06:53 AM
right on sista !Originally Posted by FitnFirm
thanks and gluckOriginally Posted by Commonpremier21
12-19-2006, 09:21 AM
I have been seriously eyeing this stuff, can't wait to see how this works out. I will def. be watching - GL man.
12-19-2006, 09:54 AM
Is it ok to post, now!?!?!?!Originally Posted by nycste
12-19-2006, 05:54 PM
Originally Posted by macedaddy
NO :P. but its been shipped to me OOOO couple days and ill start maybe monday or weekend
12-19-2006, 06:06 PM
What's going on here???? Please, have some respect and stop posting in his thread!
12-19-2006, 06:12 PM
I picked up a small tub of GNC's 100% whey protein that was on the blowout shelf just incase I need some firepower over the holidays. I don't know what is worse: North Korea upgrading their nuclear arms program, or me getting my hands on the volatile GNC protein powder. Both can be dangerous weapons of mass destruction.Originally Posted by poison
...Oh... can't wait for the log to start!
12-20-2006, 08:43 AM
Originally Posted by Force of Green
12-27-2006, 09:56 PM
man i hate my pictures make me feel so much smaller then i think i am. and show like no cuts of the few i got anyways here they are
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Pictures Tonight Dec 27th 2006. First day of BADASSMASS by ALRI
Day One of BADASSMASS a 30day log
Strength - no change off day
Size - no noticable diff first day
Side Effects - nothing to report
Recovery - nothing to report first day and off day
Mood - nothing to report yet
My current Measurements are sadly
Neck - 17.5
Chest - 44.5 flexed 47
4arm - 12.25 flexed 13.5
bi/tri - 14.5 flexed 15.5
waist - 35 measured 2inches below belly button
thigh - 23.5 flexed didnt seem to change size
calve - 16
all measurements were done with my brandnew myotape
i will do my best to keep my diet about the same for the next month there will be no new supplements added as well i have been on current supplements for at least 1week for the creatine and bcaa products and over 1 week on all others.
today was an offday did like 3miles jog maybe more didnt keep count nice pace in the cold
12-28-2006, 09:45 PM
Weight 207 with full outfit on from outside
Weight 204 after workout in workout clothes
Weight 198 at home in boxers
Day 2 of badassmass thanks to alri
green magnitude in morning since i forgot to take on off day
3scoops w1serving max milk protein 1-2hours pre workout
2servings purple wrath preworkout
during workout 3servings xtend w another serving green magnitude
post workout 50g malto 50g dex 50gish whey w water
so far i do not feel and diff on my second day of badassmass. nothing to report yet no negative or positive things.
my workout felt blah. i just felt really weak really blah.
floor db presses
75x8 (think all were max reps besides 55warmup)
should db presses
60x6 (all were max reps besides 40warmup)
overhead db xt
85x9 (i didnt know where my strength was on these next time heavier)
+50lbs x7reps on stupid assist machine stopped doing these didnt like
BWx10 (behind the back style dips)
BWx10 (both bw ones done off a platform 1-2ft off ground with feet on ground)
chins (all chins were paused at bottom so no cheating)
bwx5 legs up
situps rocked my world did some bw situp machine bench thing like 2-4sets as many reps as i could
-daily report. workout felt blah. weight is staying hi if not increasing 1lb a week or so im really happy with it. if i lets say weight 200 thats 20lb gain in 3months time
-and again day 2 badassmass
ps my shipment of cheapass maxmilk came in
12-29-2006, 10:30 PM
Day 3 Badassmass
Strength - hard to tell
Size - nothing yet to report
Side Effects - have had slight headache last 3days before i started bam
Recovery - my recovery is always great. feels like i never workout
Mood - nothing to report yet
1scoop green magnitude, 2scoops purple wrath
3servings xtend w some gatorade powder
50g dex 50g malto 50g whey
Weight = 206 wclothes +sneaks
Weight = 201 home no sneaks w clothes
weight change = not really staying consistly 195-200
Sumo deads all of them felt heavy bah NO STRAPS
365x3 (PR on reps) [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJrUOmxGGGI"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
385x2 (PR on reps) took 2 tries to get it up [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu7tXWJoyRQ"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
SLDL no straps
225x5 close stance very hard
225x3 sumo stance hard as hell
Hardcore GHR off floor
gonna love the video didnt get 1 full rep
[nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXFaQNXfoBU"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
hyperxt which i was previsily calling GHR
+85x4 (PR) [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Xfyf0fNImQ"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
normal TUT chins w pauses
db shrugs no straps
85x7 (losing grip on the 85s but i was damn tired anyway 1-2reps more max)
db hammer curls wstraps
Lion Oxs first time doing these for shoulder strength
can someone reading this explain why i had to freaking pee 4x during my sleep last night and 5th time once i wokeup for good
12-30-2006, 08:12 AM
Glycerol, which is used to avoid dehydration, will cause extensive urination as it is further metabolized and the water is excreted from the body.Originally Posted by nycste
I am one of the University of New Mexico scientists who first researched glycerol hyper hydration for improved exercise performance. Based on our and Bud Riedesel's findings (1987), the university invested in patent protection for using glycerol as a hyper hydration agent suitable for use during exercise. In 1996, the patent was purchased by InterNutria, a nutritional supplements company within the larger InterNueron Pharmaceutical Company. Thus, InterNutria has patent protection for using glycerol hyper hydration for enhancing exercise performance.
I am currently contracted by InterNutria to provide scientific advice and commentary on their glycerol product - "ProHydrator". ProHydrator was scheduled to be released to market this June, but the USOC ban on glycerol 'came out of the blue' and has delayed the product release. Such a delay was decided by the company due to the sponsorship of USA Triathlon, as well as several professional triathletes.
From my understanding, the USOC ban is based on glycerol being classified as a tissue dehydrator. Other tissue dehydrators are mannitol, sorbitol, and urea. Such substances are routinely used in clinical practice to dehydrate the brain and eye as a treatment for edemas resulting from a variety of clinical disorders. It just so happens that mannitol, sorbitol, and urea are also potent osmotic diuretics. Glycerol seems to have been included in the banned list of mannitol and sorbitol due to the potential for glycerol-induced diuresis.
I have recently written a major review of the clinical and applied uses of glycerol ingestion. It is currently in review. Within this manuscript is a section that pertains to glycerol-induced diuresis. It is important to remember that glycerol ingestion is not the same as glycerol hyper hydration. The latter involves the additional ingestion of 1-2 L of water. Simply ingesting a concentrated solution of glycerol will not hyper hydrate the body, but dramatically increase glycerol concentrations in the blood, interstitial fluid, and kidney filtrate. Increased urinary glycerol has the potential to increase urine flow due to retarding water reabsorption in the kidney. This is the mechanism of the diuresis from mannitol and sorbitol.
Glycerol does not cause a marked diuresis, however, because glycerol is still rapidly reabsorbed in the proximal and distal tubules. Mannitol and sorbitol are not. There is no evidence in the medical literature for a glycerol-induced diuresis. Nevertheless, anecdotal expressions of glycerol-induced diuresis occur in many manuscripts.
I have written a scientific reply to InterNutria for use in the company petitioning the USOC to remove the ban on glycerol.
It is ironic that glycerol has been used by the world's elite athletes for many years. Although it is easy to assay for urinary glycerol, and interpret data, I do not think the testing lab has or is currently performing the assay. It would be easy to detect exaggerated use of glycerol as the kidney can reabsorb almost all glycerol up to blood glycerol concentrations approximating 1.2 mmol/L. As resting blood glycerol approximates 0.05 mmol/L and may increase to 0.5 mmol/L during extreme prolonged exercise and carbohydrate depletion, the only way to cause glycerol to appear in the urine is to ingest large quantities. Thus, if the USOC wanted to, they could easily determine a urinary concentration indicating large amounts of glycerol ingestion. For your information, urinary glycerol can increase to above 20 mmol/L within 30 min after ingesting 1.2 g glycerol/kg body wt.
The USOC is not justified in the ban on glycerol for hyper hydration or proposed metabolic advantages to athletes. Hyper hydration is no worse than ingesting liquid carbohydrate or water during exercise. In addition, glycerol turnover data indicate that 60% of glycerol is converted to glucose in the liver and kidney, 30% is incorporated into glycolysis for oxidation, and the remainder is presumably involved in triacylglycerol metabolism.
It appears that the ban on glycerol is a mistake and should be reversed in the near future. Failure to reverse the ban will not only expose to elite athletes to continued high risks of heat injury, but potentially result in a series of law suits from athletes and nutritional companies against the USOC.
Rob Robergs, Ph.D.
Director: The Center For Exercise and Applied Human Physiology
The University of New Mexico
12-30-2006, 08:51 AM
whoah thanks for the info force of green. yea i know other peeps have said that glycerol does stuff like that but that night was a killer. wokeup 4 times to pee then again once i finally got up for good crazy.
last night was 1-2 times and then 1 big pee upon full wake
either way thanks for the info im actually running out of my glycerol stock only several workouts left then im done for a bit
12-30-2006, 11:13 AM
Awesome vids !!!!!!!!!!!! The quality is unreal !!!!! Im loving this log dude
12-30-2006, 11:14 AM
bored with your other vids, Fnf?
12-30-2006, 11:16 AM
Oh no, nothing beats a real BEAST during deadlifts Not like you would know thoughOriginally Posted by macedaddy
12-30-2006, 12:47 PM
Take advantage of it bro. If you must wakeup to take a leak, have a bottle of whey or something in the bathroom or by your bedside and drink some protein. Also, I don't know if you're a lucid dreamer, but one of the many technics for lucid dream induction involves waking up during the night to induce longer, more vivid REM sleep stages.Originally Posted by nycste
12-30-2006, 06:35 PM
Originally Posted by Force of Green
i actually know all about dreaming and that stuff took a course in college and loved it. im not the best dreamer and im taking ZMA with melatonin at night to help knock myself out. when i wakeup for my pee breaks i should take like a protein or bcaa drink or something. i always take a 32g max milk or slow digestion protein prebed with milk to slow stuff down and with pbutter sometimes
thanks for stopping by other peeps.
12-30-2006, 08:49 PM
Some info on bladder capacity for you:Originally Posted by nycste
Stop drinking liquids an hour or so before bed to prevent trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night. I know that for some who take bedtime pills, this may be a problem, but it's one or the other; Sleep thorough or 'wake and pee' throughout the night.The need to urinate varies based on what and how much one drinks. In general, the bladder should empty every 3 to 6 hours or 4 to 6 times in 24 hours. The average bladder capacity is 10 to 20 ounces, though this decreases a bit with aging.
Most adults feel no signal to urinate until the bladder is about half full or more. After that first signal, the sensation subsides temporarily. As the bladder gets fuller, the signal returns and gets stronger and more frequent, but still subsides if urination needs to be delayed.
It is not normal to have to rush to the toilet. Even after the first warning, people with normal bladder function can usually postpone emptying the bladder until the appropriate time and place. The first warning of the need to go can occur 1 to 2 hours before the bladder is actually full. Strong urgency can occur if you've been ignoring a mounting need to go for a long time, or if you've drunk a large amount of fluids or take water pills. Under ordinary circumstances you should not have a strong urgency to urinate.
Your glycerol consumption will cause urination no doubt and now that you mention you drink a 32 oz. liquid protein drink? lol... If you knock yourself out with a strong enough sleep aid or you're extremely tired, you will become a bed-wetter. I know from studying on dreams as well that those who go to sleep truly exhausted or really 'knocked out' can be subject to false awakenings, whereas your dream will abruptly end and you will actually dream that you are waking up out of bed, but infact you're just truly too tired to actually come out of sleep... With this in mind, you could dream that you're going to the bathroom to urinate and your 32 gram Max Milk will be a nice spherical stain on the sheets by your crotch. Drinking too much fluid and being too tired will conflict: 1. Your bladder must empty when it reaches maximum capacity 2. If your body needs the recovery sleep bad enough, it will remain asleep. You'll just empty out while you sleep.
Something that can help you if you insist on drinking too much before bed and you need help with keeping bed-wetting in check:
Hypnosis works on many people. Technically speaking, we are able to be hypnotized, it just depends on how suggestible we are to the process.Bed wetting affects the whole family not just the person wetting the bed. It is distressing for a child, but can put stress on everyone around. And an adult suffering from enuresis (the medical term) may feel embarrassed, ashamed, and inadequate.
The urge to urinate and to wake up are 'unconscious' processes and hypnosis works at an unconscious level. Many bed wetters have been helped to dryness through the use of hypnosis.
12-30-2006, 08:54 PM
FoG, you are just a WEALTH of knowledge!!!!
Way to be, man!
12-30-2006, 09:01 PM
I try... I've been waking up prematurely to urinate and I just take Camphibolic before bed. Maybe I could use less water, but I want to make sure the pills get down. I hate that feeling of having caps stuck in your throat. Even if I take Ambien CR or whatnot... I even took 2 grams of phenibut (which I once stayed asleep for 13 hours on) because I felt I wase overtrained and was going to dedicate two nights to sleeping a gruesome 12 hours, and I still woke up to take a leak. I usually require 9-10 hours and 12 hours is a bit much, but it's not oversleeping if your body needs it. Natural sleep is great, but nothing I've had beats a phenibut induced sleep.
Back to topic, my bad. Hope the Mass FX is going as well for you as it is with me as part of my recomp stack! I'm dying to get back what I lost and more (before mono). I've actually surpassed what I was and now I'm only half way into my NHA phase of the stack! I have a long ways to go and I'm betting yall that I'm sub 11% bodyfat! I'll get some pics ASAP.
On with the LOG!
12-31-2006, 04:15 PM
and my prebed shake is only 12oz milk dunno where the typo or the 32oz came from. its 32g protein slow releasing stuff :P
Day 4 BAM - rest day
Day 5 BAM - rest day weight 204 boxer,shorts, tshirt happy wiht that weight a lot
- still got a slight headache id hate to think its from BAM. i really doubt it but getting only 4 hours sleep last night to open gym at 645 wasnt fun. super long day but its over and im home and im eating and im gonna pass out soon
Breakfast = 7eggs a few of those white, peppers, onions, seasonings, tea
Prelunch = leftovers steak, sausage, green stuff, potatoes,asparagus
Lunch = same as prelunch
Snack inbtw = coffee, honey bun , and 2 choc cup***** OOO
Current meal few 5pm pasta, asparagus, chicken, seasonings, hot coco 2 choc chip homemade cookies
12-31-2006, 08:53 PM
Originally Posted by nycste
asparagus is a diuretic, you should be choosing a different vegatabe during bulking, and muscle growth cycle like broccoli, green beans.
12-31-2006, 09:44 PM
Originally Posted by FitnFirm
good call i didnt know that. i know that my pee smells funky when i eat it haha but didnt know it was diuretic. cool thanks. i happen to like broccoli, green beans and asparagus more info to fight the good fight thx
12-31-2006, 10:05 PM
If he likes asparagus let him eat his asparagus! We all have to draw the line somewhere It's not like he's eating junk food! lolOriginally Posted by FitnFirm
12-31-2006, 10:19 PM
im glad someone has my back. shes getting crazy up in hereOriginally Posted by Force of Green
12-31-2006, 10:52 PM
Originally Posted by Force of Green
You dont get it dude To create positive nitrogen retention in the muscles for proper muscle growth, any form of diuretic shall be avoided.
Asparagus is OFTEN used during the last week of contest prep for competitors because of its natural abilty to eliminate water.
Its his progress at stake.
01-01-2007, 06:26 PM
DAY 6 BAM
-still feel normal. still got a slight headache. i trimed some hair and feel bigger. which i am a few lbs since starting this. nothing else really to report easy to take 12hours apart 2 pills a day
-1 scoop glycergrow
-1 scoop green magnitude
-2 scoops purple wrath
-6 scoops xtend
flat bench (havent done bench in many many months)
185x6 to max
135x7 to max
-all reps super slow and controlled. shoulder felt ok besides one rep. my benching is so weak compared to everything else o well.
Inc db pressing
narrow/close barbell bench
front db delt raise (hasnt been done in forever)
50x2attemps no full reps
-+25lbs and so fourth going up was controlled coming down no control at all
shoulder db presses
side delt db raises (havent been done in ages)
tricep bar cable pushdowns
weight after workout highest yet in past months 207 w clothes on
warmed down with a bunch of swimming and first time doing butterfly stroke my shoulders didnt hurt and i got like 4 laps of butterfly in i was proud.
weight at home in boxers pre dinner 200 flat
01-02-2007, 08:04 PM
Day 7 BAM
Weight upon waking = 200
3 vandaly xx 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 post shake
2 gnc megamen vitamins 1 breakfast 1 post shake
9 fish oil so far. perhaps 3 more with prebed shake
3 pills of digestive enzymes taken before meals
2 liver tabs just to clean anything that shouldnt be there
2 servings purple wrath pre workout
1 serving green magnitude pre workout
3 servings xtend during workout
2 servings protein post workout, one with breakfast oatmeal
1 50g serving malto post workout shake
1 50g serving dextrose post workout shake
-sadly im still sporting a slight mild headache which started 1day before BAM i think
-i feel slightly bigger. i dont however feel stronger. i have gained 1-3 lbs this past week i believe due to proper diet and supplementation and gym work
-nothing negative about 2 pills a day spreadout 12hours
-no bad feelings or mood swings at all to report. always my jolly self
- no extra pimples or red spots or anything like it
1 leg DB squats i believe they are called
50x10R 7L [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6DbimteUrg"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
(man these are hard but i love them they will replace squatting till i get a squat rack at a new gym)
Deadlifts all SUMO light day
(all reps were slow and controlled up to 275. 275 reps were fast explosive)
275x5 one second holds at top
275x10one second holds at top
275x10 one second holds at top
275x10 one second holds at top
275x5 with 3 second holds at top
seated hammer curls
standing db curls
50x7 dropset 40x9
close grip chins all strapped
seated row machine all strapped
3 sets of maybe 1-2reps [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjl-UXgTX_Q"]YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.[/nomedia]
enjoy :P gotta find a better way these hurt my knees
leg xt machine
3-4 sets to max burn
several sets bw x max reps
NO extra cardio today
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