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Matt is a heavy aromatiser. Lets not start to spread around that test will get everyone’s prolactin out of ranges it’s very uncommon.
Doc forgot to add it with bloods back in August while I was on npp. So it may have been elevated since then as I haven’t taken much Prami over the last 6 months at all. No symptoms of high prolactin.
 
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And I’m the gayest straight guy out there. So all the accusations do have some validity. I just super love vagina and could spend all day buried in one. But once I get sick of those, I’m moving onto other things!
 
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And I’m the gayest straight guy out there. So all the accusations do have some validity. I just super love vagina and could spend all day buried in one. But once I get sick of those, I’m moving onto other things!
I heard that Tom Cruise has you beat on this one...
 
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Luckily I don’t like dick at all. He loves it. dick and then a non disclosure agreement after a sesh.
I am just one dick different than you. I like my dick but you would never guess that from how much I beat it...
 
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This week is a bad combo of too much carbs and too much insulin will make you look smaller despite gaining weight. Good God! Look at that overfed belly! That’s what eating clean 4200 cals looks like. 5 more weeks of pushing hard for quality muscle and then I get to try to show what muscle I have and lose this belly.
 
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Bro you’re fucking delusional
I agree, youre just bigger and more full looking. Abs looking clear and prominent. Once you cut back some of the carbs and lose a little gut bloat you'll be looking sick. I seriously think you will place well in a MP show and you already have enough size to cut down with. Another 5 weeks is just extra.

Big difference and transformation to when you were on youre I'm gonna hit 250 peanut butter tub kick haha good progress man
 
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You guys are freaking awesome. I rarely like what I see and think about quitting more often than I’d like to admit. I’m too committed at this point and seeing it through regardless.
 
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You guys are freaking awesome. I rarely like what I see and think about quitting more often than I’d like to admit. I’m too committed at this point and seeing it through regardless.
Don't beat yourself with thoughts like that man, when I jump in this thread from time to time (I don't know why it doesn't show me notifications anymore), the only thing I see here is consistency, hard work and most important steady progress!
 
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Don't beat yourself with thoughts like that man, when I jump in this thread from time to time (I don't know why it doesn't show me notifications anymore), the only thing I see here is consistency, hard work and most important steady progress!
Thanks brother. It’s getting a lot harder lately and I didn’t expect that since it was still pretty easy in my late 30s. Just gonna keep pushing since I’m gonna get a break from eating in a little over a month. Your guys support is just what I needed.
 
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No joke, I’m really doing everything I can to get the most out of this last 5 weeks. Yesterday I was a meal behind and couldn’t force down any more at my last meal, so I went to bed and set an alarm for 90min later, woke up slammed a shake and 6 rice cakes. I’m getting my damn food in every day!
 
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This week is a bad combo of too much carbs and too much insulin will make you look smaller despite gaining weight. Good God! Look at that overfed belly! That’s what eating clean 4200 cals looks like. 5 more weeks of pushing hard for quality muscle and then I get to try to show what muscle I have and lose this belly.
Honestly, you look great man! Shedded with quality muscle mass! Good work! Keep crushing it!
 
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Thanks brother. It’s getting a lot harder lately and I didn’t expect that since it was still pretty easy in my late 30s. Just gonna keep pushing since I’m gonna get a break from eating in a little over a month. Your guys support is just what I needed.
Shyt bro I'm 42, I feel you on that... Ive been through a lot of the same as you. Clawed my way out of the gutter, addiction etc. Life is good today despite hardships thats part of life.


Youve had a dream to compete for a long time... You're 75% there now. Finish the bulk strong, cut down, follow your coach's plan and keep dream chasing bro.

When we stop dreaming we lose our vision and sense of purpose. Goals are made to be set and smashed bro... Keep pressing Matt you'll surprise yourself at the end of all this I promise you. Guys like us didnt crawl out of the gutter bc we have no grit.
 
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This week is a bad combo of too much carbs and too much insulin will make you look smaller despite gaining weight. Good God! Look at that overfed belly! That’s what eating clean 4200 cals looks like. 5 more weeks of pushing hard for quality muscle and then I get to try to show what muscle I have and lose this belly.
Your doing some great things in here brother. Looking great
 
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Shyt bro I'm 42, I feel you on that... Ive been through a lot of the same as you. Clawed my way out of the gutter, addiction etc. Life is good today despite hardships thats part of life.


Youve had a dream to compete for a long time... You're 75% there now. Finish the bulk strong, cut down, follow your coach's plan and keep dream chasing bro.

When we stop dreaming we lose our vision and sense of purpose. Goals are made to be set and smashed bro... Keep pressing Matt you'll surprise yourself at the end of all this I promise you. Guys like us didnt crawl out of the gutter bc we have no grit.
Good post brother.
 
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Shyt bro I'm 42, I feel you on that... Ive been through a lot of the same as you. Clawed my way out of the gutter, addiction etc. Life is good today despite hardships thats part of life.


Youve had a dream to compete for a long time... You're 75% there now. Finish the bulk strong, cut down, follow your coach's plan and keep dream chasing bro.

When we stop dreaming we lose our vision and sense of purpose. Goals are made to be set and smashed bro... Keep pressing Matt you'll surprise yourself at the end of all this I promise you. Guys like us didnt crawl out of the gutter bc we have no grit.
Good post brother.
 
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Man there’s some good bros here. @Godstrength thanks my friend. I’m excited for the next phase, my stomach hurts but I’ve got a month to really put on a lot of last minute muscle so I’m not planing on wasting one minute of it.
 

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Shyt bro I'm 42, I feel you on that... Ive been through a lot of the same as you. Clawed my way out of the gutter, addiction etc. Life is good today despite hardships thats part of life.


Youve had a dream to compete for a long time... You're 75% there now. Finish the bulk strong, cut down, follow your coach's plan and keep dream chasing bro.

When we stop dreaming we lose our vision and sense of purpose. Goals are made to be set and smashed bro... Keep pressing Matt you'll surprise yourself at the end of all this I promise you. Guys like us didnt crawl out of the gutter bc we have no grit.
Crazy how many people here have had similar experiences
 

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Where have you been bro?
just been mad busy and struggled to get on here as much. Lots of travelling, home stuff, jan at my gym always adds to it, you know the script bro lol.

just trying to catch up with everyone - soooo many threads you read 😂
 
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just been mad busy and struggled to get on here as much. Lots of travelling, home stuff, jan at my gym always adds to it, you know the script bro lol.

just trying to catch up with everyone - soooo many threads you read
Definitely understand that. I’m able to get on here once a day lately.
 
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Looking good man and if you are bloated it isn't obvious to me at all. If it is there then it must be all to the front and not fat just food belly from always being full.
 
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Looks like I will break 250 by the end of this last off season push.

Currently taking:
2iu GH daily
8iu humalog post work out
Test 550/week
Mast 585/week
EQ 600/week (not really sure why since we deload and come off everything in 5 weeks)
Aromasin 12.5 eod
Nolva 10/daily
Probably forgetting something but this is the bulk of it.

I start prep in 5 weeks or so, so really going to push hard, train my ass off without skipping and eat until I can’t eat anymore.
 
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Looks like I will break 250 by the end of this last off season push.

Currently taking:
2iu GH daily
8iu humalog post work out
Test 550/week
Mast 585/week
EQ 600/week (not really sure why since we deload and come off everything in 5 weeks)
Aromasin 12.5 eod
Nolva 10/daily
Probably forgetting something but this is the bulk of it.

I start prep in 5 weeks or so, so really going to push hard, train my ass off without skipping and eat until I can’t eat anymore.
Over 250 and no tubs of pb needed

Looking big as shyt man, large and in charge. Looks like the gh/slin is really doing its thing. I'm not sure if you really grasp how big you are right now. 250 over 6' is monsterish at your bf
 
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Looks like Tommy really taught you the importance of eating consistently. It seemed like that’s what you struggled with most before. Accountability is big, and it’s working for you. I also think it’s great you’re at such a healthier place with the AI usage. Getting rid of all that constant Letro is big for your arteries longterm. Your pecs look awesome as ever, and the proof is right in the mirror.

Does Tommy not understand the 8 week clearance rate of EQ, or is he just cool with starting your prep on some I suppose?
 
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Over 250 and no tubs of pb needed

Looking big as shyt man, large and in charge. Looks like the gh/slin is really doing its thing. I'm not sure if you really grasp how big you are right now. 250 over 6' is monsterish at your bf
I totally don’t grasp it. I feel like I look small. Thank you bro. This is getting fun and I feel like at the end of this i might look the best I ever have
 
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Looks like Tommy really taught you the importance of eating consistently. It seemed like that’s what you struggled with most before. Accountability is big, and it’s working for you. I also think it’s great you’re at such a healthier place with the AI usage. Getting rid of all that constant Letro is big for your arteries longterm. Your pecs look awesome as ever, and the proof is right in the mirror.

Does Tommy not understand the 8 week clearance rate of EQ, or is he just cool with starting your prep on some I suppose?
Thank you good sir.
All good things. I think for what I pay him, I’ve gained so much more than what I compensate him for. Even if his choice of EQ makes no sense. I know he is aware of how long EQ takes since he uses it often, but he still thinks it will benefit me in a short period for some reason. But I’m trusting him since he hasn’t steered me wrong yet. He’s made adjustments based on my response to the training and competing MP, that he wouldn’t have if he wasn’t paying close attention.

He’s got me usually doing these movements but it changes every phase:

Incline smith press -sometimes pause rest
Slight dumbbell decline press
Dips
Sternal cable fly
Hammer dumbbell 70’ flye (best exercise I’ve ever tried for upper inner chest)

He knows his stuff with competition classes as his choices for exercises are geared toward emphasizing capping shoulders, full chest and lat width. Just what MP is looking at.
 
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Over 6 ft, 250 lbs, lean and mean. Nuff said. Don’t shortchange yourself this is the most jacked I’ve seen you to date.
 
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I totally don’t grasp it. I feel like I look small. Thank you bro. This is getting fun and I feel like at the end of this i might look the best I ever have
Yeah you have body dysmorphia hahaha kidding not kidding.

Seriously bro youre making great progress... Looking beastly Matt!

Ive heard some big boys thought process of throwing in the eq for shorter duration for the benefit of increasing appetite on bigger and longer cycles or bridges where food consumption is necessary. I suspect with the amount of food and number of meals he has you consuming, eating can start to feel like a chore. Maybe the eq will help some with that.
 
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Yeah you have body dysmorphia hahaha kidding not kidding.

Seriously bro youre making great progress... Looking beastly Matt!

Ive heard some big boys thought process of throwing in the eq for shorter duration for the benefit of increasing appetite on bigger and longer cycles or bridges where food consumption is necessary. I suspect with the amount of food and number of meals he has you consuming, eating can start to feel like a chore. Maybe the eq will help some with that.
Dude! I think you got it! That is a really good thought. Why wouldn’t he just say that, ya know?
 
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Dude! I think you got it! That is a really good thought. Why wouldn’t he just say that, ya know?
Yeah it is kinda strange, but it sounds like you trust him so he prob didn't feel the need to explain. He def seems to be working magic with his direction. I'm glad you found the right coach and he's getting your feet planted in the vision you had for so long. So often we see where we wanna go but just dont know how to get there. FACTS- we need people to help us on our journey and you got some good help.

I give you props bro so many people in life just talk about it. You're handling your business in your personal life and doing you. You're putting your feet to the fire- 10 toes down, dug in and slanging that iron to hit your mark. And I mean life in general theres so many talkers out there. I always preferred to let my actions do the talking. They can keep that talk shyt, real recognize real and those who are about it and living it. REAL, GO GETTERS

RESPECT
 
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Yeah it is kinda strange, but it sounds like you trust him so he prob didn't feel the need to explain. He def seems to be working magic with his direction. I'm glad you found the right coach and he's getting your feet planted in the vision you had for so long. So often we see where we wanna go but just dont know how to get there. FACTS- we need people to help us on our journey and you got some good help.

I give you props bro so many people in life just talk about it. You're handling your business in your personal life and doing you. You're putting your feet to the fire- 10 toes down, dug in and slanging that iron to hit your mark. And I mean life in general theres so many talkers out there. I always preferred to let my actions do the talking. They can keep that talk shyt, real recognize real and those who are about it and living it. REAL, GO GETTERS

RESPECT
Damn bro. That’s some great words and this is exactly why I’m here. Because my friends here GET IT. This is something that will plague me if I don’t try to do it once. The only hobby I’ve enjoyed for 20 years and have followed more closely than anything other than skateboarding. I think what these athletes do takes so much discipline and determination. Just the low level stuff I’m doing has taken total tenacity and an obsessive amount of hard work. It’s just a dream to start where all the athletes I admire started, with a local show. I just want to do it the once and know I’ve gotten in the best shape of my life and have pics to show my grandkids.
Outside of here, I get giggles, blank stares, friends and family saying they don’t get why, they think it sounds stupid, they can’t fathom why I would put myself through it. It drives me insane and I have no one to talk about it with. And it’s the biggest deal to me. It takes up so much of my thoughts and energy. I’ve been wanting to do this since 2010.
I appreciate all the support and kind words bro. Everyone else too.
 
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Yeah it is kinda strange, but it sounds like you trust him so he prob didn't feel the need to explain. He def seems to be working magic with his direction. I'm glad you found the right coach and he's getting your feet planted in the vision you had for so long. So often we see where we wanna go but just dont know how to get there. FACTS- we need people to help us on our journey and you got some good help.

I give you props bro so many people in life just talk about it. You're handling your business in your personal life and doing you. You're putting your feet to the fire- 10 toes down, dug in and slanging that iron to hit your mark. And I mean life in general theres so many talkers out there. I always preferred to let my actions do the talking. They can keep that talk shyt, real recognize real and those who are about it and living it. REAL, GO GETTERS

RESPECT
I think that's what this forum is for.... A lot of good like minded people who get it. :)
 
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Thank you good sir.
All good things. I think for what I pay him, I’ve gained so much more than what I compensate him for. Even if his choice of EQ makes no sense. I know he is aware of how long EQ takes since he uses it often, but he still thinks it will benefit me in a short period for some reason. But I’m trusting him since he hasn’t steered me wrong yet. He’s made adjustments based on my response to the training and competing MP, that he wouldn’t have if he wasn’t paying close attention.

He’s got me usually doing these movements but it changes every phase:

Incline smith press -sometimes pause rest
Slight dumbbell decline press
Dips
Sternal cable fly
Hammer dumbbell 70’ flye (best exercise I’ve ever tried for upper inner chest)

He knows his stuff with competition classes as his choices for exercises are geared toward emphasizing capping shoulders, full chest and lat width. Just what MP is looking at.
I am not sure I know what Hammer dumbbell 70’ flye is? Can you describe it? I want to incorporate it into workouts.

Thanks man!
 
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I am not sure I know what Hammer dumbbell 70’ flye is? Can you describe it? I want to incorporate it into workouts.

Thanks man!
It’s an incline flye with your hands in the hammer curl position it works frontal delts but oddly works the part of the chest that seems to get missed a lot. That and cable flyes set at shoulder height without using handles thumbs facing each other like a Chinese finger torture knuckles facing out like punching(pronate?)
Both have seriously brought up a very lacking part of my chest that incline presses won’t even touch.
 
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It’s an incline flye with your hands in the hammer curl position it works frontal delts but oddly works the part of the chest that seems to get missed a lot. That and cable flyes set at shoulder height without using handles thumbs facing each other like a Chinese finger torture knuckles facing out like punching(pronate?)
Both have seriously brought up a very lacking part of my chest that incline presses won’t even touch.
Cool. Appreciate the explanation. I have never even seen that exercise done before. I will give it a try. Thanks.
 

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Looks like I will break 250 by the end of this last off season push.

Currently taking:
2iu GH daily
8iu humalog post work out
Test 550/week
Mast 585/week
EQ 600/week (not really sure why since we deload and come off everything in 5 weeks)
Aromasin 12.5 eod
Nolva 10/daily
Probably forgetting something but this is the bulk of it.

I start prep in 5 weeks or so, so really going to push hard, train my ass off without skipping and eat until I can’t eat anymore.
Dude, you are tiny.






Just kidding. You have a good height/weight ratio going on. Im your height, your weight is my ideal weight. Lookin solid!
 
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My medieval torture trainer has me doing it with 99% clean eating so it was all chicken and rice all 4000 cals of it. There were days I couldn’t breathe after pushing down food I wanted to puke up. A couple cheats a day and these cals would’ve been quite easy to get in
 
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My medieval torture trainer has me doing it with 99% clean eating so it was all chicken and rice all 4000 cals of it. There were days I couldn’t breathe after pushing down food I wanted to puke up. A couple cheats a day and these cals would’ve been quite easy to get in
You look good at least. Not sure how big a difference it would be if using different foods or macro splits, but at least the results you have achieved are quality. You know it’s working.
 
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My medieval torture trainer has me doing it with 99% clean eating so it was all chicken and rice all 4000 cals of it. There were days I couldn’t breathe after pushing down food I wanted to puke up. A couple cheats a day and these cals would’ve been quite easy to get in
You look good at least. Not sure how big a difference it would be if using different foods or macro splits, but at least the results you have achieved are quality. You know it’s working.
 

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