ZOO's AHRT Project: Super TRT, Injury, and Recomp Experiment

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AHRT PROJECT LOG

START DATE:
7 November 2019

CURRENT WEIGHT: 249.5 lbs

GOAL WEIGHT: 232 lbs

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Augmented Hormone Replacement Therapy
The optimization of human physiological processes through the long-term artificial enhancement of their respective pathways - hormonal or other; anabolism is referenced as a critical marker. Contrasting standard TRT and HRT protocols, Augmented Hormone Replacement Therapy (AHRT) incorporates a variety of synthetic compounds not found in natural physiological environments or amounts. AHRT is a strategic approach in PED protocol development intended to achieve a maximum benefit [to performance, conditioning, and quality of life], while lowering overall drug usage and mitigating risk potential.

The Project
This "live" experiment in exogenous hormone modulation incorporates AHRT principles through a series of on-going refinements to PED, training, and nutrition protocols to best support my current needs; that is, to make the most of my body while simultaneously healing it. The purpose of undergoing this experiment is to challenge the current status quo - largely summarized as "more is better" - with "making the most from the least."

Admittedly, I'm a fan of blasting and wanting to get hyuge, but circumstances have circumvented that mentality for the moment. Being able to formulate new ideas, write about my experiences, and achieve new goals serves as mental relief while I face this forced "down time" away from being the commercial gym badass. Hopefully, this log can provide useful information and intrigue to others facing injury, or who simply wish to entertain conservative drug usage.

Currently, I am enduring a terribly sprained/injured elbow and forearm on my right side and very stiff left shoulder. There are good and bad days depending on training. Needless to say I need to apply a more aggressive approach to recovery. I have further tightened my diet, overhauled drugs, and wrote an entirely new training program for myself.

Training is something I have been reluctant to change, but begrudgingly recognize that I am spinning my wheels with getting my arm better by following traditional approaches. Instead, I have selected 4 primary movements from which I have developed 4 different workouts around. The chosen exercises are intended to maximize my training ROI while minimizing movements that piss my arm off. Additionally, I will follow a 1-day-on, 1-day-off style to help my arm heal, improve select movements and body parts, and maintain areas not able to be directly trained.

Despite trimming up my nutrition, weight has been staying pretty high. Again, I'm not upset by this, but am slightly baffled since my weight was getting close to 239 when my calories were close to 1k higher. My legs are definitely improving so that could be an explanation in part. I have another theory though which I will touch on after looking to see if this is an influencing variable. As of today, I near 250 lbs and have set a goal weight of 232 lbs to recomp around. This was initially to be achieved by December 1 based on a review of previous diet macros and weight fluctuations. However, since weight has held till this point, I approximate 4-6 weeks to be a reasonable time frame.

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PED PROTOCOL
Drugs have been dramatically lowered and will use faster esters for daily injections. I had my own custom blend made specifically for AHRT Project called Thrive (1.0): Test Iso 75mg, 50mg Mast Prop, and Tren Ace 25mg, per 1ml. As discussed, this will maximize compound utilization and processing for greater benefit while minimizing side-effects.

I have omitted the use of AI's.

Growth Hormone application will be done on training days only. 5iu of Generic Sub-Q (2 hour peak of GH/IGF/Follistatin) right before fasted training and 5iu of Generic Intramuscularly (30 hour push of IGF, allegedly) immediately before bed, which will carry over to my recovery days.

T3/T4 dose has been halved. After reviewing potential effects hyperthyroidism could have on tendons, it seems that high levels can catabolize collagen and possibly hinder recovery.

Injectables:
Testosterone Isocaproate: 36.5mg ED
Masteron Propionate: 25mg ED
Tren Acetate: 12.5mg ED

Orals:
Anavar: 25mg
Proviron: 25mg

Growth/Peptides:
Generic: 5iu Sub-Q (morning/pre-workout) - training days
Generic: 5iu IM (evening/pre-bed) - training days
TB-500: 0.5mg daily
BPC-157: 0.5mg daily

Fat Loss/Composition:
T2: 600mcg
T3: 12.5mcg
T4: 50mcg

Ancillaries:
Tadalafil: 10mg EOD

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NUTRITION/SCHEDULE/TIMING
Needing further discomfort in my life, I've tightened my diet by removing much of the excess macros; Recovery Days even more so:
- Training Day macros are approximately: 3400 cal / 322g protein / 311g carbs / 90g fat
- Recovery Day macros are approximately: 3080 cal / 308g protein / 245g carbs / 87g fat
*this excludes the use of No Sugar Added Ketchup and Cocoa (100%)

The current edits should suffice for the moment, but have areas to cut if needed.

I don't much deviate from my scheduled meals, but I am a fiend for MOTHERFUCKING BISON BURGERS. My dad usually makes these over the weekend when I go visit my parents. These will not be removed from my diet; however, they will be consumed responsibly and used as a meal substitute.

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TRAINING DAYS
- 7:30am: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Anavar 25mg
- [Test Iso: 36.5mg, Mast Prop: 25mg, 12.5mg]
- 8:00am: Generic 5iu Sub-Q


Pre-workout: Demon Drops (DMAA by Vicious Labs), Special Forces (Nootropic by Gainbusters)
Gym: 8:00am-9:15am
Intra-workout: 10g EAAs, Gatorade Zero

Meal 1 (9:45pm): Post-workout
50g Isolate, 60g Oatmeal, 150g Blueberries, 10g Cacao (100%), 1/2 tsp. Pink Salt
[Wrecking Crew, Swolly, Overtraining Solution, Creatine]

Meal 2 (11:00am): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
8oz Beef (96%), 8oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt
[Nektar, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 3 (2:00pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
7 x Whole Eggs, 6oz Potato, 150g Blueberries, 10g Cacao (100%), 1 tsp. Pink Salt
[Wrecking Crew]

- 4:00pm: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Proviron 25mg


Meal 4 (5:00pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
8oz Beef (96%), 8oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt
[Wrecking Crew]

Meal 5 (7:30pm):
8oz Beef (96%), 8oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt, 3oz Pure Orange Juice
[Wrecking Crew, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 6 (10:00pm):
50g Isolate Shake, 28g Raw Almonds
[KSM-66 (Blight) 600mg, Mwendo]

- 10:30pm: Generic GH 5iu IM, TB-500 & BPC-157


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RECOVERY DAYS
- 8:00am: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Anavar 25mg
- [Test Iso: 36.5mg, Mast Prop: 25mg, 12.5mg]


Meal 1 (9:00pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
8oz Beef (96%), 6oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt, 3oz Pure Orange Juice
[Wrecking Crew, Nektar, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 2 (11:30am):
8oz Beef (96%), 6oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt
[Wrecking Crew]

Meal 3 (2:00pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
7 x Whole Eggs, 4oz Potato, 150g Blueberries, 10g Cacao (100%), 1 tsp. Pink Salt
[Wrecking Crew, Swolly, Overtraining Solution]

- 4:00pm: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Proviron 25mg


Meal 4 (5:00pm):
8oz Beef (96%), 6oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt
[Wrecking Crew]

Meal 5 (7:30pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
8oz Beef (96%), 6oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt, 3oz Pure Orange Juice
[Wrecking Crew, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 6 (10:00pm):
50g Isolate Shake, 28g Raw Almonds
[KSM-66 (Blight) 600mg, Mwendo]

- 10:30pm: TB-500 & BPC-157


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TRAINING SESSIONS: (75 minutes; warm ups [WU] included)
Workouts may see increases or decreases in volume based on response.

Similar or variant exercises may be incorporated.

Workout #1
1) Squats: 10 sets
2) Lying Leg Curl: 5 sets
3) Seated Leg Curl: 5 sets
4) Calves Exercise: 5 sets

Workout #2
1) Heavy Farmers Walk: 6 sets
2) Seated Cable Fly: 3 sets
3) Upward Cable Fly: 3 sets
4) Chest Press Machine: 3 sets
5) Pec Dec: 3 sets
6) Reverse Pec Dec: 6 sets
7) Lateral Raises: 3 sets
8) Unilateral Raises: 3 sets
9) Front Raises: 3 sets
10) Upright Rows: 3 sets
11) Calves Exercise: 5 sets

Workout #3
1) Leg Press: 10 sets
2) Leg Extensions: 5 sets
3) Horizontal Leg Press: 5 sets
4) Calves Exercise: 5 sets

Workout #4
1) Rack Pulls: 5 sets
2) Lat Pulldowns: 3 sets
3) Low Rows: 3 sets
4) Lat Pullover: 3 sets
5) EZ Cable Curl: 3 sets
6) Seated Cable Curl: 3 sets
7) Unilateral Cable Curl: 3 sets
8) Calves Exercise: 5 sets
 
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GYM SESSION: Workout #1 (Squats) (75 minutes; stretching and warm ups [WU] included)

First session of the new program is in the books. On paper, it looks simple and unimpressive, but it was a pretty good leg party despite my head not being 100% there today. One thing I'll change though is adding more warm-up sets. I feel that adding WU's with 365 and then 405 for a single will go a long way. Jumping straight from 315 to working sets of 365 is a little much. My knees/legs aren't quite ready and I tend to find working up to 405 before lowering the weight helps a lot.

Squats
135 lbs: 8 (WU)
225 lbs: 6 (WU)
315 lbs: 3 (WU - add knee sleeves)
365 lbs: 5, 5, 5, 5, 5
315 lbs: 8, 6, 6, 5, 5

Lying Leg Curl
180 lbs: 15, 9
70 lbs: 7, 7, 5 - unilateral

Seated Leg Curl
320 lbs: 6, 7
140 lbs: 10, 9, 9 - unilateral

Seated Calf Raise
3 Plates: 14, 10, 8, 8, 7
 
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Following.....you really have excellent logs, and I enjoy your detail in all aspects of your program. I’m 55 and been in this a long time, and brother you do it right.
Also love Vicious Labs products......I’m taking your Msten now with TRT and it is definitely legit.
 
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Following.....you really have excellent logs, and I enjoy your detail in all aspects of your program. I’m 55 and been in this a long time, and brother you do it right.
Also love Vicious Labs products......I’m taking your Msten now with TRT and it is definitely legit.
Thank you so much, bro! Really appreciate having you follow and support my logs. Even more so my products haha. Glad you're getting good results! It's always nice to have the reassurance of somebody like yourself who's been in the game for a minute :)
 
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Subbed over here now!
 
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Thanks, bro! I feel like I should hand out prizes haha. Maybe I'll drop sweet steep discount codes on here from time to time... gonna add that to the OP lol
Appreciate any discount codes! Quick question for you on sodium. I'm on day 4 of adding 1 tsp of pink salt to each of my five meals, gym performance is way up but I'm also quite bloated. The bloat should subside in a few days right?
 
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Appreciate any discount codes! Quick question for you on sodium. I'm on day 4 of adding 1 tsp of pink salt to each of my five meals, gym performance is way up but I'm also quite bloated. The bloat should subside in a few days right?
Glad it's helping! Yeah, it should clear up after your body acclimates to the sudden increase in sodium intake. If not try backing the salt down to 3/4 and see if that helps
 
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LOG UPDATE: 8 November 2019

Today I administered my first shot of Thrive subcutaneously into my belly fat. Let me tell you that stuff is fire. No, really, it burned quite a bit haha. It was to be expected of a Sub-Q shot as I have done these previously.

I won't post up my diet everyday. It's unnecessary and makes for a cluttered thread. Any deviations from the listed plan will be noted, however.

Here is the special discount I alluded to: WEEKEND
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I’ll post up today’s update tomorrow because I’m probably gonna fry my brains on some sweet sweet green. This is what I think is causing my crazy ups and downs in weight tbh as I seem to always wake up heavier (water) if I smoke a lot the day before.

Surely someone reading this probably thought it was a bad idea to begin with but **** the Sub-Q shot. Im not lean by any means but I don’t think I have enough fat in my abdomen right now to hold the oil. That **** is painful today. Thank goodness I didn’t need my lifting belt for training today.

Also, now that I have everything finalized I wanted to toss up Juice Daddy, which is the preworkout I’ve been working on with Bostin Loyd. It is a stimulant focused powerhouse as per Bostin’s, as well as his test group’s, preferences.

There will be a complimentary pump preworkout called ZOO Juice released later on as I didn’t have the funds to do runs of both simultaneously.

Juice Daddy is planned for release in early December and will feature a limited edition, Christmas themed label and flavor.
 

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LOG UPDATE: 9/10 November 2019

WEIGHT: 242.8 lbs

This update covers both today and yesterday. Along with my gym notes, I have yesterday's nutrition layout below since it there were a lot of alterations made.

For Recovery Day today I kept to the original plan but ran it at 5oz of potato across all the meals.

My stomach is so damn sore from that shot still. It really agitated the hell out of it. I'm happy to say that intramuscular injections have not caused any issues.

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NUTRITION/SCHEDULE/TIMING
I went to my parent's house to watch UFC fights with my dad and eat bison burgers immediately after training. Forgot to take my preworkout though.

- 7:30am: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Anavar 25mg
- [Test Iso: 36.5mg, Mast Prop: 25mg, 12.5mg]
- 8:30am: Generic 5iu Sub-Q


Pre-workout: Demon Drops (DMAA by Vicious Labs) 0 caps, Special Forces (Nootropic by Gainbusters) 0 caps
Gym: 8:30am-9:45am
Intra-workout: 10g EAAs, Gatorade Zero

Meal 1 (10:00am): Post-workout
Double Bison Burger
[Wrecking Crew, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 2 (12:30am): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
Double Bison Burger
[Wrecking Crew]

Meal 3 (2:30pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
6 x Whole Eggs, 4oz Potato, 150g Blueberries, 10g Cacao (100%), 1 tsp. Pink Salt
[Wrecking Crew, Nektar, Swolly, Overtraining Solution]

- 4:30pm: T2 (Ember) 300mcg, T3 6.25mcg, T4 25mcg, Proviron 25mg


Meal 4 (5:00pm): 10 minute walk or Pump Circuit
8oz Beef (96%), 5oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt
[Wrecking Crew]

Meal 5 (7:30pm):
8oz Beef (96%), 5oz Potato, 50g Carrots, 150g Coleslaw, 3/4 tsp. Iodized Salt, 3oz Pure Orange Juice
[Wrecking Crew, Fish Oil, Vitamin D 5,000iu]

Meal 6 (10:00pm):
50g Isolate Shake, 20g Raw Almonds
[KSM-66 (Blight) 600mg, Mwendo]

- 10:30pm: Generic GH 5iu IM, TB-500 & BPC-157


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GYM SESSION: Workout #2 (Farmers Walks) (75 minutes; stretching and warm ups [WU] included)

Ran the Farmers Walk workout for the first time using 315 on the trap bar. Definitely made for a decent workout to kick off the session. My traps today are rather sore. I intended to start chest with the cables and pec dec but the gym was rather crowded and I couldn't get on those machines initially. Forgot to add calves at the end. Was thinking about the burgers.

Farmers Walks
315 lbs: 6 sets of 2 laps (short lap)

Chest Press
345 lbs: 9, 9, 7

Pec Dec
220 lbs: 11, 10, 10

Downward Cable Fly
33 lbs: 12, 9, 9

Seated Cable Fly
39.6 lbs: 9, 8, 8

DB Lateral Raises
70 lbs: 6, 6, 6

DB Unilateral Raises - alternating, no rest
55 lbs: 12, 7, 7

Upright Cable Rows
115 lbs: 5, 7, 7

Cable Front Raises - alternating, no rest
22 lbs: 12, 8, 8

Reverse Pec Dec
220 lbs: 10, 9, 8 - drop to 150
150 lbs: 8, 8, 8
 
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LOG UPDATE: 11 November 2019

WEIGHT: did not weigh in

Sheesh that Sub-Q shot is still giving me grief. Wasn't as bad when I woke up but after training it got worked up and swollen more. Seems like the area is having a hard time removing the fluid/bruising due to low circulation of where the shot was done. I don't believe it to be infected. Just thoroughly agitated. I can't seem to stop fucking up apparently lol

Training went pretty well despite the pain. The heavier sets of Leg Press really dug into that spot lol. After a while I didn't really notice it too much though. Ended up doing more sets of Leg Press than I had written initially, but the sets were giving me a very solid burn and pump in my legs so I kept going. Plus, with the every other day of training approach I want to get the most out of my workout days as possible. Leg Press is far less demanding than Squats, for example, so I needed to add more intensity to hit a satisfactory amount of exhaustion before leaving the gym.

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GYM SESSION: Workout #3 (Leg Press) (75 minutes; stretching and warm ups [WU] included)

Leg Press
8 Plates: 10, 7, 6 <- drop to first set of 7 plates
7 Plates: 9, 9, 9 <- drop to first set of 6 plates
6 Plates: 12, 10, 10 <- drop to first set of 5 plates
5 Plates: 11, 13, 12 <- drop to first set of 4 plates
4 Plates: 14, 16, 14

Leg Extensions
220 lbs: 15, 15, 13, 11, 11

Horizontal Leg Press
380 lbs: 20, 20, 20, 20, 20

Standing Calf Raise
3 Plates: 13, 12, 12, 10, 7

Inner Thigh
180 lbs: 17, 13

Outer Thigh
180 lbs: 20, 18, 16

Farmers Walk
45 lb Plates: 2 sets of 3 laps (long laps)
 
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Keep killing it bro!!! Your innovation of working around an injury can help more people than you realize. I’m older, and believe me I’ve had to work around numerous injuries, and there is safe healthy ways to keep at it and keep growing or at least sustaining and actually helping the healing process.
I’m very interested in your journey and being able to work around a set back. As crazy as it sounds man, I’ve had injuries that forced me to make changes that ended up in my favor.
With your drive and knowledge bro you’ll hit your goals, it just may not be by your original plan.
 
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Keep killing it bro!!! Your innovation of working around an injury can help more people than you realize. I’m older, and believe me I’ve had to work around numerous injuries, and there is safe healthy ways to keep at it and keep growing or at least sustaining and actually helping the healing process.
I’m very interested in your journey and being able to work around a set back. As crazy as it sounds man, I’ve had injuries that forced me to make changes that ended up in my favor.
With your drive and knowledge bro you’ll hit your goals, it just may not be by your original plan.
Thanks, brother! I really hope this does help others. At least I can contribute to the bodybuilding scene in some capacity if I can't progress myself the way I would like. I'm hoping this is an injury I can correct without intervention and I know for certain if I can get my arm back I'll be a much better person and much better bodybuilder for it. Appreciate your interest and following along!
 
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Thanks, bro!!!


Haha you know how I can get. Only wish the demand for written content was higher so I could go back to writing articles again. I used to enjoy doing that quite a bit.
just write it here haha... I, for one, very much enjoy your musings and ramblings as they're a nice balance between edgy science and targeted speculation... plus the occasional hail mary idea ha
 
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After doing some thorough reading and examination of my stomach
just write it here haha... I, for one, very much enjoy your musings and ramblings as they're a nice balance between edgy science and targeted speculation... plus the occasional hail mary idea ha
You should see my "pot thought" of the day sometimes haha. I'm sure I'll add more nonsense in here. This is like my diary lol

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Fashionably late ;)
 
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I’ll post up today’s update tomorrow because I’m probably gonna fry my brains on some sweet sweet green. This is what I think is causing my crazy ups and downs in weight tbh as I seem to always wake up heavier (water) if I smoke a lot the day before.

Surely someone reading this probably thought it was a bad idea to begin with but **** the Sub-Q shot. Im not lean by any means but I don’t think I have enough fat in my abdomen right now to hold the oil. That **** is painful today. Thank goodness I didn’t need my lifting belt for training today.

Also, now that I have everything finalized I wanted to toss up Juice Daddy, which is the preworkout I’ve been working on with Bostin Loyd. It is a stimulant focused powerhouse as per Bostin’s, as well as his test group’s, preferences.

There will be a complimentary pump preworkout called ZOO Juice released later on as I didn’t have the funds to do runs of both simultaneously.

Juice Daddy is planned for release in early December and will feature a limited edition, Christmas themed label and flavor.
Digging the new labels!
 
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LOG UPDATE: 13 November 2019

WEIGHT: did not weigh in

Stomach is still a bit of a mess but fortunately the pain has subsided substantially. Currently, the biggest issue is the fluid retention that has resulted from the inflammation. The area around my navel and lower abdomen is blurred and watery to point where it jiggles. Because of this I haven't weighed in since the number won't be accurate to my actual body weight. It'll likely take another 7-10 days for it to clear up altogether. I'll be interested to see my physique and weight after the retention dissipates.

My legs (specifically quads) are still quite sore from the previous Leg Press workout, which I'm excited about since I don't typically get such a hard response. Let's hope they are recovered enough for Squats on Friday. ZOO needs to get these chopsticks to growwwwwwww.

Training went well today. Not exactly balls to the wall but the training itself went smoothly with good sets, reps, contractions, and pumps. I was concerned about being able to use my lifting belt because of my stomach but the pain settled enough to where I could wear it without issue. It only hurt putting it on and taking off. Not so much while wearing it. No dietary deviations.

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GYM SESSION: Workout #4 (Rack Pulls) (75 minutes; stretching and warm ups [WU] included)

Rack Pulls
45 lbs: 10 (WU)
135 lbs: 8 (WU)
225 lbs: 6 (WU)
315 lbs: 3 (WU)
405 lbs: 2 (WU)
495 lbs: 2 (WU)
585 lbs: 5
585 lbs: 5
495 lbs: 10
495 lbs: 7
405 lbs: 10
405 lbs: 8

Barbell Rows
315 lbs: 7, 6, 5 <- reps stopped short to avoid elbow tension

Lat Pulldowns - drop set
231 lbs: 9
209 lbs: 9
187 lbs: 9

Low Rows (close grip)
275: 9, 8, 7 <- reps stopped short to avoid elbow tension

Lat Pullover
60 lbs: 15, 12, 9 <- reduced weight and reduced rest period; elbow tension

EZ Cable Curl
77 lbs: 10
88 lbs: 8, 7
77 lbs: 8

Unilateral DB Curl
35 lb: 9, 8, 8

EZ Bar Curl
75 lbs: 11, 11, 10, 9

EZ Cable Curl
55 lbs: 10, 8, 8

Seated Calf Raise
3 Plates: 12, 11, 9, 9, 8
 
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The pressure from the belt might help with that area as well... a little pain for some GAIN!
 

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I love how a 495 lb rack pull is in the warm up phase... you are a beast dude.
 
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The pressure from the belt might help with that area as well... a little pain for some GAIN!
No lie, bro, I think it did. The spot hurts waaaaayyyyy less now and doesn't look quite as inflamed. It probably helped push the fluid around.

I love how a 495 lb rack pull is in the warm up phase... you are a beast dude.
Haha thanks, man. I really like to build up to my working set. Warmups are more important than ever to keep the rest of my body intact lol

I work in with him and curl it to warm up. NBD
Truth. That's why I can't train with you anymore. Making me feel bad and **** :'(
 
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Pot Thought #1 (synopsis): *takes hit* ... consciously recognized or not, the human mind, in some capacity, retains memories long believed to be forgotten and never remembered. Who we "are" is defined by our respective personalities. Personalities are built upon the foundation that is our genetic slate; the building blocks being memories and experiences - recollection characterized by feelings and/or emotional response. As such, the aforementioned can be supported. Further to this point, personalities are dynamic in that they shift through a continuous flow of characteristic and ego in the face of perpetual experiences and embedment of memories. Conversely, personalities progressively dissipate in instances of degenerative brain disorders in which mental deterioration (i.e dimentia, Alzheimer's) forces the destruction of memories. People do, in fact, change.
 
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Damn that Pot Thought #1 hit just right for me tonight.... Pot Thought #2 should be about my mind being blown over you actually pinning that incredible blend, sub-q, straight to the gut lmfao. Test Iso, Mast Prop and Tren Ace.. Holy **** hahahaha, if I tried that, I would look like I had a Chestburster about to come out for the next 7-10 days 😂 Awesome log as always Bro!
 
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