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Greetings awesome people

#1 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:26 pm

How cool to find some like-minded people!

I'm into training, eating well, reading, music, films.

Like Richard, I detest cigarettes and alcohol.

I do have friends who smoke and drink.

They just haven't seen the light yet.

Currently studying French and German at uni.

Fave animal: the largest, most muscular primate on earth and he's a vegan! The GORILLA!

Fave artists: Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Gorillaz!
Fave films: Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, The Matrix I, The Godfather I&II.

Fave exercise: deadlift!
Fave food: all natural foods.
Fave dish: quinoa with spinach, avocado, tomato and red pepper.

Fave bodybuilders: Reeves, Zane, Arnie, Franco Columbu, Bill Pearl, Roy Hilligenn

Fave illustrator: Richard Watts!

Looking forward to sharing thoughts with you all.

Yours in training,
Jim

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#2 Postby veganmadre » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:53 pm

Who the hell are you, Jim/James? And how do you know Richard? Thank you for the lovely introduction. It really clears up much of my confusion - as I would have had difficulty accepting you had you not informed me that:
Fave dish: quinoa with spinach, avocado, tomato and red pepper.


Welcome. Glad to have you!

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#3 Postby V VII Hero » Sat Oct 01, 2005 3:03 pm

gorillas rock! whats up man?

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#4 Postby veganmadre » Sat Oct 01, 2005 3:32 pm

To expedite our friendship, here is a picture of me acting like a gorilla.

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#5 Postby lelle » Sat Oct 01, 2005 3:40 pm

welcome mate! :)

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#6 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:11 pm

Hey dudes. Just munching some quinoa and reading through some topics. I just know about Richard from reading through some of the threads : ) He's a talented guy!

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#7 Postby Daywalker » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:12 pm

Gorillas rule!

Glad to have you here. You've already got a sample of our own vegan madre at her best - madre, you're top, i'm sure Gorilla already feels home here now :)

You have to work on your favorite bodybuilders, though. They should be you, Rob, Topher, Big Ben, Robbie and me ;) And Gorillas :D

Enjoy the site,
love and peace,
Daywalker 8)
No one said it would be easy.

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#8 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:13 pm

Don't know how to post images of me. I think I saw some instructions somewhere.
Click on Img?

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#9 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:18 pm

Daywalker wrote:Gorillas rule!

Glad to have you here. You've already got a sample of our own vegan madre at her best - madre, you're top, i'm sure Gorilla already feels home here now :)

You have to work on your favorite bodybuilders, though. They should be you, Rob, Topher, Big Ben, Robbie and me ;) And Gorillas :D

Enjoy the site,
love and peace,
Daywalker 8)


Thank you. It's really nice. Yeah madre's pics are jokes. Wanted to include an image in my post but don't know how to do it yet. Yeah I guess it's gotta be vegan bodybuilders all the way really ; )

Going to Germany soon for my year abroad. Going to be at Bonn University for a year. We have an exchange scheme between my uni (Oxford) and Bonn : )

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#10 Postby Daywalker » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:40 pm

To post a picture, i use www.imageshack.us
Just upload a pic there, and copy the link here.

Da Du ja Deutsch verstehst, kann ich auch so weiter machen, oder? ;)
Vielleicht trifft man sich mal, wenn Du in Bonn bist.

Gruß,
Daywalker
No one said it would be easy.

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#11 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:44 pm

Daywalker wrote:To post a picture, i use www.imageshack.us
Just upload a pic there, and copy the link here.

Da Du ja Deutsch verstehst, kann ich auch so weiter machen, oder? ;)
Vielleicht trifft man sich mal, wenn Du in Bonn bist.

Gruß,
Daywalker


Danke. Ja, genau! Wo wohnst Du?

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#12 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:54 pm

veganmadre wrote:To expedite our friendship, here is a picture of me acting like a gorilla.

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This is a webcam shot of me:

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:D

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#13 Postby Daywalker » Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:02 pm

:lol:

I can't decide who of you looks more like a gorilla... :)
No one said it would be easy.

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#14 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:06 pm

Ich bin der Affenjunge!

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#15 Postby Gorilla » Sat Oct 01, 2005 6:02 pm

This is a shot I took of myself just before my 21st birthday last month to mark my first year of training properly with weights:

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Of course my goal is to bulk up and develop some serious strength.

One strategy I plan to employ is to increase my "4-rep max" on compound exercises such as squat, deadlift and bench press, whilst maintaining perfect form.

Current weights for 4 reps:

Squat: 120kg
Deadlift 70kg,
Bench 45kg

Not amazing but improving all the time
:D
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