joh408's Longterm Quest for Fitness

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  1. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post

    Congrats on becoming a father!

    Ya it's 10 sets of 10 reps supersetting the 2 exercises. Accessory work is 3 sets of 12 reps supersetting 2 exercises according to an article by Polquin I read awhile back if I remember correctly
    Thanks bro...a real life changer

    Looks like a high volume work out...I'm up for that for the coming month
    OLYMPUS UK REP


  2. What's up bro.....killed some work outs lately ???
    OLYMPUS UK REP
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by edje007 View Post
    What's up bro.....killed some work outs lately ???
    Hey man. No killer workouts... Hurt my back playing in a men's lacrosse tournament filling in on my brothers team. Couldn't play in the last game because I couldn't rotate at all my back hurt so bad. I've been resting it today. Gonna try to do some light work tomorrow to test it out
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  4. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post

    Hey man. No killer workouts... Hurt my back playing in a men's lacrosse tournament filling in on my brothers team. Couldn't play in the last game because I couldn't rotate at all my back hurt so bad. I've been resting it today. Gonna try to do some light work tomorrow to test it out
    Take care and take it easy...you'll be back. on top in no time..

    Shame lacrosse isn't a populair game here in europe. Know some students who play it, but it looks nothing like the real game.
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  5. Quote Originally Posted by edje007 View Post
    Take care and take it easy...you'll be back. on top in no time..

    Shame lacrosse isn't a populair game here in europe. Know some students who play it, but it looks nothing like the real game.
    Ya hopefully it's nothing serious. It's feeling better now after some ice and heat treatment.

    Lacrosse is a great sport and its gaining popularity in the US. Hopefully that extends to Europe. This tournament is a huge event drawing a lot of the best division 1 NCAA players and some pros. The final today was basically an allstar game. My friends team won in double OT.
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs
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  6. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post
    Hey man. No killer workouts... Hurt my back playing in a men's lacrosse tournament filling in on my brothers team. Couldn't play in the last game because I couldn't rotate at all my back hurt so bad. I've been resting it today. Gonna try to do some light work tomorrow to test it out
    Get better and take it easy. Back injuries seem to be going around lately.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post

    Ya hopefully it's nothing serious. It's feeling better now after some ice and heat treatment.

    Lacrosse is a great sport and its gaining popularity in the US. Hopefully that extends to Europe. This tournament is a huge event drawing a lot of the best division 1 NCAA players and some pros. The final today was basically an allstar game. My friends team won in double OT.
    Cool...I work as a physical educations teacher at a highschool. Always fun to try new sports, and to get kids in to playing sports.

    Kids these days stay at home, behind the xbox and the computer....they should be playing outside....participating in different sports...shame really.

    How is your back doing? Hope better...
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  8. Quote Originally Posted by edje007 View Post
    Cool...I work as a physical educations teacher at a highschool. Always fun to try new sports, and to get kids in to playing sports.

    Kids these days stay at home, behind the xbox and the computer....they should be playing outside....participating in different sports...shame really.

    How is your back doing? Hope better...
    Ya kids need to gt out more. I remember growing up staying outside after school and in the summer until dinner and then playing until it got dark. I see too many of my friends siblings just staying inside all day.

    Back is doing better. Decided to go one more rest day yesterday. Just wasn't feeling up to it and I didn't want to hurt it more.

    Today I just did some light bicep, tricep and chest work. Just to get back into the gym. Gonna ease into it and hopefully be back to good by the end of the week.
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  9. Did some volume work today with lighter weights.
    Squat 3x10, 2x8
    DB Rows 5x10
    Face Pulls 5x10
    Lat Pulldowns 5x10

    Got a nice pump in and back was feeling as good as new. Gonna hit it hard now
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  10. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post
    Did some volume work today with lighter weights.
    Squat 3x10, 2x8
    DB Rows 5x10
    Face Pulls 5x10
    Lat Pulldowns 5x10

    Got a nice pump in and back was feeling as good as new. Gonna hit it hard now
    Nothing wrong what that....nice pump, and a good test for your next work out...

    Good luck.....(don't get too enthousiastic, hurt myself a couple of times when I thought everything was good to go)
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  11. Good to see you back but be careful. Nice training session on back though, good work on ya first day returning from getting beat up a little bit on the field.

  12. Ya I know not to rush back. If I feel anything wrong tomorrow ill back off it. No sense in getting more hurt over an extra day or 2 off
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  13. Went heavier today but backed down on OHP.

    Squat:
    5x5 @ 225
    OHP:
    5x5 @ 80
    Deadlift: 3x5 @ 175


    Looks like I'm back in business!
    Few pics to upload later from this morning. Looking at them, I'm not as lean I don't think but I think a hard week in the gym next week will have me back to even better
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  14. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post
    Went heavier today but backed down on OHP.

    Squat:
    5x5 @ 225
    OHP:
    5x5 @ 80
    Deadlift: 3x5 @ 175

    Looks like I'm back in business!
    Few pics to upload later from this morning. Looking at them, I'm not as lean I don't think but I think a hard week in the gym next week will have me back to even better
    Welcome back big guy!!!!
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  15. Feeling good to go!

    Preworkout: 2 scoops Powermax. End of the tub... Dammit. 12g Bulk ModernBCAAs

    Started off with 20 min of LISS on the bike waiting for a rack to open while a guy was doing quarter squats.

    Squat: 5x5 @ 230
    Bench: 5x5 @ 135
    Row: 5x5 @ 135

    Post workout meal was a pound of roasted chicken with Franks Buffalo sauce.

    I might abandon this SL 5x5. I don't feel like I am getting stronger like I did on 5/3/1. Ill run this through July and then reevaluate my programming. Plus the new 5/3/1 book has some interesting stuff I would like to try out.

    I have hockey at 730 tonight so that'll be my cardio. I have been slacking on diet being home since my mom cooks dinner and I am not sure all she puts in it. Gotta get back on that grind of tracking meticulously. It works for me and I feel better when I can see my macros and calories. Mental thing I guess
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  16. Stop letting yo mama cook dinner! LoL! Moms will always mess up a diet trying to fat'n their kids up. Give mom a rest and help lean her out while you are maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle. She'll love you for it

  17. Quote Originally Posted by Nooshefx View Post
    Stop letting yo mama cook dinner! LoL! Moms will always mess up a diet trying to fat'n their kids up. Give mom a rest and help lean her out while you are maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle. She'll love you for it
    Haha I cook dinner for them once a week. She tries to be healthy but I don't know macros and I don't have the food scale so I try to eye ball it. Hasn't been too bad but still I like being in control of my meals. I do feel bad when she cooks something and I have to tell her I'm not gonna eat it
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  18. Knocked out some squats, OHP, deads, rows, dips and hanging leg raises

    Squats: 5x5 @ 235
    OHP: 5x5 @ 95
    Deads: 3x5 @ 225
    Rows: 5x5 @ 135
    Dips: 3x8 @ BW
    Hanging Leg Raises: 3x10 @ BW

    Warmed up with LISS on the bike. Finished up with some HIIT
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  19. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post
    Knocked out some squats, OHP, deads, rows, dips and hanging leg raises

    Squats: 5x5 @ 235
    OHP: 5x5 @ 95
    Deads: 3x5 @ 225
    Rows: 5x5 @ 135
    Dips: 3x8 @ BW
    Hanging Leg Raises: 3x10 @ BW

    Warmed up with LISS on the bike. Finished up with some HIIT
    All the big compound movements....full body work out. Looking good bro, love that kind of work outs.
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  20. Quote Originally Posted by edje007 View Post
    All the big compound movements....full body work out. Looking good bro, love that kind of work outs.
    I loved it. Got some more volume in and it didn't take too much longer since I was around the rack for most of it. Plus I kept my rest times short so it was a great workout.
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  21. Body is back to looking good since I took some time off for my vacation, lacrosse tournament and injury. Quick rebound. Played hockey last night for my other mens league team. Gonna try to hit the gym a little later today
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  22. Oh ya forgot to add, I recieved my Finaflex Ignite2 today! Thanks to all of Finaflex for the new preworkout. Can't wait to try it out!
    Justin
    Instagram: legsthesizeofkegs

  23. Quote Originally Posted by joh408 View Post
    Oh ya forgot to add, I recieved my Finaflex Ignite2 today! Thanks to all of Finaflex for the new preworkout. Can't wait to try it out!
    Ignite 2 is very nice. Smooth energy, focus and sence of well being.
    I like it a lot.

    Soon we'll have a new pre work out that is more a stimm kind of pre work out. Bigger bang so to say. Will be called stimul8.

    Beta testing seems to be going very well, so can't wait to try it myself.

    Both the ignite 2 and the new pwo stimul8 have there place.

    Like I said, ignite2 is very smooth and clean, no crash what so ever!!! You can take it every day if you like.

    Enjoy the ride my friend
    OLYMPUS UK REP

  24. Training is still going solid sir. I also received a tub of Ignite, and I prefer the less stim versions of Pre's. Sooo what did yo mom's cook for dinner? I'm going to give you a hard time about this until we see some proof you made your own!

  25. Quote Originally Posted by Nooshefx View Post
    Training is still going solid sir. I also received a tub of Ignite, and I prefer the less stim versions of Pre's. Sooo what did yo mom's cook for dinner? I'm going to give you a hard time about this until we see some proof you made your own!
    I wished my mom cooked for me. She never has....my wife sometimes, but most of the time I cook dinner

    Atleast it tastes good
    OLYMPUS UK REP
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