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    DRIVEing towards MUSCLE!


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    Age: 19
    Sex: M
    Height: 5' 11.5"
    Weight: 195
    Body Fat: ~15%


    Initial Measurements:


    Weight: 195 lbs
    Waist: 34.125
    Chest: 41
    Shoulders: 48.5
    Arms: 16.50/16.25
    Forearms: 12.25/12.0
    Thighs:26.625
    Calves:15.625

    Supplementation:

    3 RPM on Workout days
    4 Drive on every other day (Will ramp this up)

    I'll be taking a fishoil and multivitamin for the rest. No other supplements will skew the results of this log. I've been off of creatine for a week and half.

    Goal:

    I'm going for a lean bulk in this log. I lost about 14 lbs in the last log, and I'm looking to just add some lean mass. I'm going to ramp up the calories gradually to avoid any fat gain. Looking for about 1 lb per week and hoping that the DRIVE will facilitate only muscle gain while maybe even losing some fat.


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    I'll post my thoughts on the products as well as how my workout progressed. I'll also post exact calorie products. I know pictures will be difficult to come by since I live alone in my apartment but I'll try my hardest.

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    Weight:195

    Diet
    2900 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    4 Drive
    3 RPM

    Preworkout Supplement
    2 Drive
    3 RPM

    Workout #1 Chest/Triceps

    Barbell Bench
    225 lbs x 5, 225 lbs x 5, 225 lbs x 5

    Dumbbell Incline Press
    65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8

    Dips
    BW x 6, BW x 6, BW x 6

    Tricep Extensions
    170 lbs x 5, 170 lbs x 5, 170 lbs x 5

    Overhead tricep extensions
    60 lbs x 5, 60 lbs x 5, 60 lbs x 5

    Thoughts Comments
    A good pump. The drive made me get this feeling of a pump before I worked out. I didn't get any other different feelings of aggression or enhanced libido. Of course it was the first day of taking the product, and the effects will be more pronounced as the days go on.

    The workout was good, but could have been better. All movements had good form, but they were still difficult.
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    Best of luck. I followed your last log. You had great results with IGF-2. Hope you have the same with Drive. Subbed!
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    I gots my eye on you, son! lol

    Glad to have you logging this stack man! Let me know if you have any questions.
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    This Log Looks Awesome Man!!!

    Have Fun With It!!!
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    I appreciate yall's appearances. I'm looking for big things in this log too!
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    Day 2

    Weight:195

    Diet
    2900 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    4 DRIVE
    3 RPM
    1 Eco-Green
    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
    2 DRIVE
    3 RPM

    Workout #2 Legs/Calves/Abs

    Squats
    265 lbs x 8, 265 lbs x 8, 265 lbs x 8

    Front Squats
    135 lbs x 8, 135 lbs x 8, 175 lbs x 6

    Calf Raises
    140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8

    Ab Machine
    70 lbs x 10, 70 lbs x 10, 70 lbs x 10

    Thoughts and Comments
    This was one of the the most tiring workouts that I've ever done. I played a 1v1 game of basketball beforehand just for 10 min to warm up my legs/stretch them out with workout partner. Something about these high reps and heavy weight killed us. Extremely dead after this workout, but it was really fulfilling afterwards. Guessing the endorphins hit nicely!

    Still can't tell anything out of the usual for the drive. I've been on the RPM for a a month and half before this log, so I'm not reporting the feelings I'm getting on the RPM because I'm taking that as a constant for right now. I do notice this pump in my body that wants me to go workout right away without a stim feeling. No added libido or desires to beat people yet! :P
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    Day 4

    Weight:195

    Diet
    2900 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    4 DRIVE
    3 RPM
    1 Eco-Green
    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
    3 RPM
    2 DRIVE

    Workout #3 Back/Biceps

    Wide Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8

    Bent Over dumbbell Rows
    65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8

    Pull-ups
    BW x 6, BW x 5, BW x 4

    Seated Cable Rows
    100 lbs x 8, 100 lbs x 8, 100 lbs x 8

    Reverse Barbell Curls
    55 lbs x 10, 55 lbs x 10, 55 lbs x 10

    Supinating Dumbbell Curls
    30 lbs x 8/8, 30 lbs x 8/8, 30 lbs x 8/8

    Thoughts and Comments
    Good workout...feeling a little bit stronger strength wise for drive. Still no added libido effects are getting me or alpha male aggression.

    I might start ramping up for the next week to 6 DRIVE a day to boost the effects faster.
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    Day 7

    Weight:??

    Diet
    2900 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

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    2 RPM
    4 DRIVE

    Preworkout Supplement
    2 RPM
    2 DRIVE

    Workout #4 Shoulders/Traps

    Dumbbell Shoulder Press
    55 lbs x 8, 55 lbs x 8, 55 lbs x 8

    Barbell Shrugs
    225 lbs x 6, 225 lbs x 6, 225 lbs x 6

    Front Delt Raises
    20 lbs x 8, 20 lbs x 8, 20 lbs x 8

    Side Delt Raises
    15 lbs x 8, 15 lbs x 8, 15 lbs x 8

    Dumbbell Shrugs
    60 lbs x 12, 60 lbs x 12, 60 lbs x 12

    Upright Rows
    95 lbs x 6, 95 lbs x 6, 95 lbs x 6

    Thoughts and Comments
    Alright, today, I felt some immediate and all day libido increase. To be downright blunt, I was horny all day and especially after popping the drive and rpm before my workout. Took only a couple of RPM because I didn't want too much caffeine before going to sleep.

    I'm also noticing some vascularity increase. A lot more veins have been popping back out. Sorry, I don't have a weigh in for today, but I will def have it for tomorrow.

    Strength is feeling good still. I'll be able to tell strength increases in the following weeks. During the workout, all of the weights are good form but still intense to get up. Felt a great mind-muscle connection today.
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    Day 8

    Weight:196

    Diet
    3000 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

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    4 Drive
    3 RPM

    Preworkout Supplement
    2 Drive
    3 RPM

    Workout #5 Chest/Triceps

    Barbell Bench
    225 lbs x 6, 225 lbs x 5, 225 lbs x 5

    Barbell Incline Press
    185 lbs x 6, 185 lbs x 6, 185 lbs x 6

    Chest Flies
    40 lbs x 8, 40 lbs x 8, 40 lbs x 8, 20 lbs x 15

    Braincrushers
    45 lbs x 10, 45 lbs x 10, 45 lbs x 10

    Dips
    BW x 6, BW x 6, BW x 6

    Tricep Extensions
    100 lbs x 12, 100 lbs x 12, 100 lbs x 12, 100 lbs x 12

    Thoughts Comments
    Gained a lb which is always good considering the calorie deficient.

    Putting up the calories up to 3000, and I'm going to start adding the Drive up to 6 a day with the RPM up to 4 per day.

    This workout was pretty much beastly. Strength didn't dramatically improve, but my endurance is def going up which is great! Libido wasn't anything noticable. I have to say this though that I'm getting a sort of stimulant feeling after taking the drive in the morning. I don't drink any coffee or sodas for breakfast so just noting that effect.
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    Day 9

    Weight:195

    Diet
    3000 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    6 DRIVE
    4 RPM
    1 Eco-Green
    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
    3 DRIVE
    4 RPM

    Workout #6 Legs/Calves/Abs

    Squats
    275 lbs x 8, 275 lbs x 8, 275 lbs x 8 +10

    Leg Press
    445 lbs x 6, 445 lbs x 6, 445 lbs x 6

    Leg Curls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8,

    Calf Raises
    140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8

    Decline Situps
    45 lbs x 8, 45 lbs x 8, 45 lbs x 8

    Thoughts and Comments
    Damn, this was a great workout. Squats went up 10 lbs for each time. It's not like I just added weight because last time 265 was hard to do and 275 was still killer.

    Endurance is feeling higher...I'm doing higher reps and higher volume without any other consequences.

    Haven't noticed anything different in recovery...still getting as sore as usual...chest is actually extremely sore today.

    Also, I'd like to note that seriously what the hell is wrong with me...I haven't felt anything different libido wise from this stack. Everyone is raving about how that their sex drive is amazing.
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    Day 10

    Weight:195

    Diet
    3000 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    6 DRIVE
    4 RPM
    1 Eco-Green
    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
    4 RPM
    3 DRIVE

    Workout #7 Back/Biceps

    Bent Over Barbell Rows
    135 lbs x 8, 135 lbs x 8, 135 lbs x 6

    Close Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8

    Wide Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 6, 120 lbs x 6, 120 lbs x 4

    Barbell Curls
    65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8, 65 lbs x 8

    Supinating dumbbell Curls
    25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10

    Hammer Curls
    30 lbs x 6, 30 lbs x 6, 30 lbs x 6

    Thoughts and Comments
    Got up early morning to get a workout in and damn it felt great. Had an amazing pump today, and vascularity has def increased at the same weight. Have to say that the drive has delivered on this pump and vascularity.

    Recovery has been not so great...but then again...I have been tearing it up with higher volume. I don't mind being sore actually sometimes I enjoy it...but lactic acid is def there. Chest and triceps are much much sore today than yesterday.

    Strength and endurance..I can say are increasing...but not at great increments. It is still pretty damn good for the first week!

    Libido hasn't been anything different, and haha this will probably be the last time I comment on this topic(I'm sure this has gotten redundant to all of yall) until I feel the greater effects.

    Oh...and the weight went back down to 195...I'm just going to see how this log goes with 3000 calories...DRIVE is supposed to be perfect for recomp...so let's test it with an accurate log. I won't change the calories at all...to see exactly how it affects metabolism and my body composition. I really hate when people bump up their calories up way high on a log and then say that the product caused them to gain weight when you can't accurately gauge the product because of calorie increase. I'll take measurements this Sunday.
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    If anyone has any suggestions for the calories, I'm open for feedback. This log is for you guys to see how the product works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahs4n View Post
    If anyone has any suggestions for the calories, I'm open for feedback. This log is for you guys to see how the product works.
    great log so far!!
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    Off Day 11

    Weight:195

    Diet
    250g Protein, ~4000 calories

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    6 DRIVE
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    Thoughts and Comments

    Alright, diet was screwed up...couldn't track calories exactly because I played 2 hours of basketball. Great cardio..and pretty sure I got around 3800-4000 calories today, which should be exactly where I need it to be with the amount of cardio I had.

    I wanted to update today because I've been skeptical of the so called libido boost...but let me tell you holy ****...I have no idea but it hit me today. To put it bluntly..I've been semi-hard the whole freakin day. And get boners whenever I think of sex. Sorry for the bluntness, but it's true. 6 Drive is where its at man!!!

    Recovery has still been so-so. I'm sore as hell man! But I love it.
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    Day 12

    Weight:195.5

    Diet
    3500 Calories 30%p, 45%c, 25%f (Keeping a constant 250-280 grams of protein)

    Calories have been bumped to compensate for basketball.

    Supplementation

    Supplements Taken
    4 RPM
    6 DRIVE

    Preworkout Supplement
    4 RPM
    3 DRIVE

    Workout #8 Shoulders/Traps

    Dumbbell Shoulder Press
    55 lbs x 8, 55 lbs x 8, 55 lbs x 10

    Barbell Shrugs
    225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8

    Front Delt Raises
    20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10

    Side Delt Raises
    17.5 lbs x 8, 17.5 lbs x 8, 17.5 lbs x 8

    Dumbbell Shrugs
    70 lbs x 15, 70 lbs x 12, 70 lbs x 10, 70 lbs x 10

    Upright Rows
    95 lbs x 8, 95 lbs x 8, 95 lbs x 8

    Thoughts and Comments
    Strength and endurance have all been increasing in the workouts. If you want to compare... I bumped almost everyone excercise for 2 more reps on each almost.

    Libido and aggression have been on elevated levels.

    Muscles are feeling extremely FULL. Like I have a pumped feeling in my arms in the mornings after I take the drive. I have been upping my carbs...but I'm wondering if the DRIVE is facilitating increased glycogen uptake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahs4n View Post
    I wanted to update today because I've been skeptical of the so called libido boost...but let me tell you holy ****...I have no idea but it hit me today. To put it bluntly..I've been semi-hard the whole freakin day. And get boners whenever I think of sex. Sorry for the bluntness, but it's true. 6 Drive is where its at man!!!
    don't ever accidentally take an Aspire36 with Drive. unless you have nothing else to do for the next 24-36 hours and a hottie to do it with.
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    Very nice log, hate I haven't noticed until now. Nice job so far.
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    Day 15

    Weight:195.5

    Diet
    3100 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

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    6 DRIVE
    4 RPM
    1 Eco-Green
    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
    4 RPM
    3 DRIVE

    Workout #9 Back/Biceps

    Close Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8

    Bent Over Barbell Rows
    135 lbs x 8, 135 lbs x 8, 135 lbs x 6

    Wide Grip Lat Pulls
    100 lbs x 8, 110 lbs x 8, 110 lbs x 8

    Barbell Curls
    65 lbs x 10, 65 lbs x 10, 65 lbs x 10

    Supinating dumbbell Curls
    25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10

    Hammer Curls
    30 lbs x 6, 30 lbs x 6, 30 lbs x 6

    Seated Cable Rows
    100 lbs x 8, 100 lbs x 8, 100 lbs x 8

    Thoughts and Comments

    The pump that I got today was incredible. Got a back pump that just felt right. Wasn't like a painful pump but that feeling that makes you feel good from a workout.

    Strength isn't increasing in big increments, but it's moving up slightly. Some of the reps are increasing such as the lat pulls.

    Judging from my face and the mirror... I have to say it seems like I'm getting leaner while staying at the same weight. I'm going to have to get some measurements up to judge exactly whats going on.

    Libido has def been the highest its been in a while. Probably one of the best weekends I've had in the bed in a while
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    Day 16

    Weight:196

    Diet
    3100 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

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    4 Drive
    3 RPM
    4 g Fishoil
    1 Ecogreen

    Preworkout Supplement
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    3 RPM

    Workout #10 Chest/Triceps

    Barbell Bench
    225 lbs x 6, 225 lbs x 5, 225 lbs x 5

    Dumbell Incline Press
    60 lbs x 8, 60 lbs x 8, 60 lbs x 8

    Chest Flies
    40 lbs x 8, 40 lbs x 8, 40 lbs x 8

    Braincrushers
    45 lbs x 12, 45 lbs x 12, 45 lbs x 12, 45 lbs x 12

    Dips
    BW x 6, BW x 6, BW x 6

    Tricep Extensions
    140 lbs x 10, 140 lbs x 10, 140 lbs x 10

    Thoughts Comments
    My strength on the bench hasn't moved up since the beginning of the log. Though, I am able to up the reps in some other exercises such as the braincrushers and triceps

    I can't say much, workout wise...everything was on an ordinary level, nothing noteworthy.

    Tomorrow is going to be an offday, and I'll take measurements after I get done with my organic chemistry test at 9 PM. Been studying since 3 PM after my post workout shake. NOT FUN AT ALL!

    Bumped the Drive back down to 4 pills a day since it was recommended to bump it to 6 pills for a week, and then get back on regular dosage.
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    ahs4n,

    Let me do some reviewing of your workouts..... I'm guessing you're just due to switch up reps, or exercises. Don't fall victim to the old mindset that flat bench press is a necessity.
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    it is a necessity!! but you can do it with dumbbells too. I'd suggest that, flipping incline to barbell, flat to dumbbells, and raise rep count on the flats to 8-10.

    Could also try wave style weight/rep variations for the chest exercises.

    http://www.t-nation.com/readArticle.do?id=579577

    something like this for flat benches

    1 x 6 @ 85.0 kg
    1 x 1 @ 100.0 kg
    1 x 6 @ 90.0 kg
    1 x 1 @ 105.0 kg
    1 x 15 @ 60.0 kg

    with the weights varied to suit your current strength
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    Great log man, you keep it nice and concise. Some people over do it, I don't want to read about the ingredients in all your meals and the cross streets of the store where you bought those ingredients. I want to hear about your experience IN THE GYM with the product. I like it, keep it up.
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    Appreciate it guys...yeah I do admit...my body has probably gotten used to the workout style. Actually, I do remember the last time I was back down at this kind of plateau...changing to dumbbells did it. I'll do that with some more volume and reps.

    Thanks for the input guys!
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    that T-nation article is a bit errr.... its not one or the other, either higher volume OR greater intensity. It's BOTH. In a macrocycle over a year, you need to have BOTH to maximize muscle hypertrophy, its called periodization. That author was extremely biased, I liked his "and you MAY get bigger" The Science of Exercise Physiology tells you how the body "will" adapt, not "may" adapt because of intuition. Though he had some good points as his premise that intuition has its place. Intuition drives the hypothesis and that hypothesis due to the intuition is then affirmed by research. Higher intensity lifts and Higher volume lifts both effect hypertrophy, but higher intensity has a greater neuromuscular adaption, hypertrophy of the sarcolemma, greater release of calcium from the T-tubules....etc. Calcium is a prime synergist that interacts with ATP which engines the cross bridge relationships between Myosin and Actin to create contraction(sssss). Higher reps effects that same mechanism, but has a "primary" effect on muscle hypertrophy. What's the relationship of intensity and volume? Intensity, high load, increases strength, upping the potential of how much you can lift. High volume then takes advantage of the strength gains and allows you to train at a higher level with more reps and creating further hypertrophy. And you micro cycle back and forth for a complete macrocycle to maximize muscle hypertrophy, muscle size AAANNNND strength. I'm not so keen on bodybuilders who take pride in bragging about lifting with 10lb dumb bells in the name of "quality" over quantity. Quality INCLUDES the quantity of weight you're using. To an extent, you are what you lift. Anyway, late nights make you ramble, sorry about that.
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    I think too part of the value in that concept is that you would be hitting both slow twitch + fast twitch fibers all the time. I would still switch out of this every so often, and make sure that I switch around the specific exercises for each body part every 6 weeks regardless.

    Thats my current scheduling btw, changing routine every 6 weeks, and taking a week off every 12.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    that T-nation article is a bit errr.... its not one or the other, either higher volume OR greater intensity. It's BOTH. In a macrocycle over a year, you need to have BOTH to maximize muscle hypertrophy, its called periodization. That author was extremely biased, I liked his "and you MAY get bigger" The Science of Exercise Physiology tells you how the body "will" adapt, not "may" adapt because of intuition. Though he had some good points as his premise that intuition has its place. Intuition drives the hypothesis and that hypothesis due to the intuition is then affirmed by research. Higher intensity lifts and Higher volume lifts both effect hypertrophy, but higher intensity has a greater neuromuscular adaption, hypertrophy of the sarcolemma, greater release of calcium from the T-tubules....etc. Calcium is a prime synergist that interacts with ATP which engines the cross bridge relationships between Myosin and Actin to create contraction(sssss). Higher reps effects that same mechanism, but has a "primary" effect on muscle hypertrophy. What's the relationship of intensity and volume? Intensity, high load, increases strength, upping the potential of how much you can lift. High volume then takes advantage of the strength gains and allows you to train at a higher level with more reps and creating further hypertrophy. And you micro cycle back and forth for a complete macrocycle to maximize muscle hypertrophy, muscle size AAANNNND strength. I'm not so keen on bodybuilders who take pride in bragging about lifting with 10lb dumb bells in the name of "quality" over quantity. Quality INCLUDES the quantity of weight you're using. To an extent, you are what you lift. Anyway, late nights make you ramble, sorry about that.

    No worries- now you are speaking my language- essentially it all comes down to what you are training for, and how you are training for it

    PS- same goes for track and field- you have to have longer aerobic and anaerobic conditioning phases to maximize the effects of event-specific training- even if your event is throws or sprints....
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    Day 18

    Weight:196

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    3200 Calories 30%p, 45%c, 25%f

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    4 RPM
    4 DRIVE

    Preworkout Supplement
    4 RPM
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    Workout #11 Shoulders/Traps

    Dumbbell Shoulder Press
    60 lbs x 12, 60 lbs x 10, 60 lbs x 8, 60 lbs x 8
    +5 on dumbbells

    Barbell Shrugs
    225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8, 225 lbs x 8

    Side Delt Raises
    20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10

    Dumbbell Shrugs
    70 lbs x 15, 70 lbs x 12, 70 lbs x 12, 70 lbs x 12

    Upright Rows
    95 lbs x 8, 95 lbs x 8, 95 lbs x 8

    Thoughts and Comments
    Got an extra 5 lbs on the shoulder press. Shoulders had a hell of a pump from this workout. Never really had a good burn and last as I did today. Today actually did feel like a supercharged workout.

    As I said pump has been incredible with these workouts with Drive, but vascularity has not changed much during this log.

    One of the main things that I've noticed even during offdays is that muscles feel extremely full and hard. Never has my back have a "full feeling" and my back has had that feeling for the past week.

    Recovery has been the same as on regular days...nothing too dramatic. I'm getting DOMS with the same frequency and intensity.
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    Nice gain on the shoulder press bro!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Day 19

    Weight:197

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    3200 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

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    4 DRIVE
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    Workout #12 Legs/Calves/Abs

    Squats
    275 lbs x 8, 275 lbs x 8, 275 lbs x 8

    Leg Press
    400 lbs x 10, 400 lbs x 10, 400 lbs x 10, 400 lbs x 10, 400 lbs x 10, 400 lbs x 10

    Calf Raises
    140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8

    Leg Curls
    120 x 10, 140 x 8, 140 x 8, 140 x 8

    Decline Weighted Situps
    45 lbs x 8, 45 lbs x 8, 45 lbs x 8, 45 lbs x 8

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    Damn, I went into this workout with a mindset of wanting to pound up high volume with a good amount of reps to "suprise" my body and legs. I can def say that my endurance has def increased. The leg press was killer...and I've never been able to pound out that many sets with that much weight.

    Endurance has def INCREASED!

    I also had a huge leg pump...like when I was taking no2 products such as superpump during the workout. It's pretty awesome when you can barely walk out of the gym.

    The heightened libido has sort of leveled off after hitting its peak during last week.

    One of the best things that I'm noticing while on this product is that my face is not getting puffy while putting on this weight. Usually, the first thing that happens is that the weight goes to my face. I'm at 197 now. I think I'm going to stay at 3200 calories with this log from here on out. It's giving me the .50-.75 lb increase per week with the DRIVE. One of the most important things to me while trying to gain muscle is to limit the fat gain. As a slight endo, that's been one of the toughest things for me.
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    cool beans! I know the feeling, I blew a moderately clean bulk because it worked so well the first week I added a bit more cals the next and some more the next... in 4 weeks I added 7 or so pounds of lean mass, but also another 6 of fat.
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    Yeah, man...I hate cutting not because of the cardio..but because I manage to get weaker and lose muscle even if I do it slowly...so I'm def trying to ward the fat while gaining the muscle!
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    I'm managing to consistently gain strength over the last 10 months (other than the 1 month bulk gone wild) now while gaining strenght the whole time, consistently
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    Day 22

    Weight:197

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    3300 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f

    Supplementation

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    6 DRIVE
    4 RPM
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    3g Fishoil

    Preworkout Supplement
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    Workout #13 Back/Biceps

    Wide Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8

    Bent Over Barbell Rows
    120 lbs x 12, 120 lbs x 12, 120 lbs x 12, 120 lbs x 12

    Close Grip Lat Pulls
    120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8, 120 lbs x 8

    Supinating dumbbell Curls
    25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10, 25 lbs x 10/10

    Hammer Curls
    30 lbs x 10, 30 lbs x 10, 30 lbs x 10

    One Arm Rows
    55 lbs x 10/10, 55 lbs x 10/10, 55 lbs x 10/10

    Thoughts and Comments

    Well, I've been alternating the rep scheme...and today I don't even think it was because of the rep scheme...but I FELT A DAMN LOT STRONGER TODAY. Everything good form, felt good and controlled reps with strong negatives while upping each rep 4 reps on every exercise. Felt like I could last forever. Damn... today was good.

    Recovery was pretty ****ty...legs were the sorest I've ever been.

    I've upped dosage of DRIVE back to 6 because I felt a lot better during the week with the 6 drive, and just felt nothing with 4 drive a day last week.
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    Log looks good man. Very nice gains. I'm getting ready to start my Drive myself here in the next week. I can't wait! Keep up the good work!
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    Day 23

    Weight:197

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    3400 Calories 36%p, 39%c, 25%f
    (additional for half-hour basketball)

    Supplementation

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    6 Drive
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    Workout #14 Chest/Triceps

    Dumbbell Bench
    80 lbs x 8, 80 lbs x 8, 80 lbs x 6

    Decline Barbell Press
    175 lbs x 10, 175 lbs x 10, 175 lbs x 10

    Dumbbell Incline Bench
    55 lbs x 10, 55 lbs x 10, 55 lbs x 10

    Dips
    BW x 6, BW x 6, BW x 6

    Tricep Extensions
    140 lbs x 12 140 lbs x 10, 140 lbs x 10, 140 lbs x 10

    Braincrushers
    35 lbs x 12, 35 lbs x 12, 35 lbs x 12, 35 lbs x 12

    Thoughts Comments
    I went with lanbane's suggestion and started off with dumbbells. This workout was a lot more volume and higher rep focused while still going heavy. I didn't get to update yesterday, but I feel like I've been hit by a truck today. That's how sore I am.

    I actually think DRIVE has facilitated more DOMS. I really have never been as sore as I have been today since I was on a x-factor cycle for the last 2 weeks.

    Vascularity is up which is a suprise. Veins are popping out today in the forearms without working out today on my offday while after the workout it just looked good.

    Oh, yeah, I also took 5 RPM, and I feel that hit the spot for the workout. I was used to 4 and 5 just put me in the zone. I felt like a beast in the gym!!
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    Day 24

    Weight:197

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    Supplementation

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    4 RPM
    6 DRIVE

    Preworkout Supplement
    4 RPM
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    Workout #15 Shoulders/Traps

    Dumbbell Shoulder Press
    60 lbs x 10, 60 lbs x 10, 60 lbs x 10

    Upright Rows
    95 lbs x 10, 95 lbs x 10, 95 lbs x 8

    Barbell Shrugs
    185 lbs x 15, 185 lbs x 15, 185 lbs x 15, 185 lbs x 15

    Front Delt Raises
    20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10

    Side Delt Raises
    20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10, 20 lbs x 10

    Dumbbell Shrugs
    75 lbs x 12, 75 lbs x 12, 75 lbs x 12

    Thoughts and Comments
    I really feel that 6 Drive is the magic number for me. Feeling just overall good mentally and physically. Having more aggressive feelings, just more mood uplifting. Strength and endurance is still going up incrementally. Vascularity is also increasing which is a plus for the body fat indication.

    I got a question for lanbane or any reps... do you think the DRIVE could faciliate more muscle growth...should I bump my calories even more like 3300 instead of a constant 3200. I've gained 2 lbs in 3 weeks, but I'm just wondering what you AN reps think. A supplement can only do so much without the calories needed for growth. Or should I stick with what I'm doing and check on how much fat loss and muscle growth I can get.
  

  
 

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