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#1 Postby brendan » Sat Jul 23, 2005 7:38 pm

So since I set my mind to it at the beginning of the summer, I have gained 16 lbs., starting at a scrawny 134 and climbing to slightly less-scrawny 150 as of a few days ago. I'm sure it probably doesn't sound like a lot to most of you (I know some here STARTED at at least 150 - heh), but it feels awesome to hit that mark and I'm now only 4 lbs. away from my ultimate summer goal. To everyone who's working on their goals, keep on keeping on!

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#2 Postby V VII Hero » Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:24 pm

congrats on the gains! any gain is significant in my opinion. especially for us ectomorphs.

I started at 140lbs. I am now up to about 167lbs.

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#3 Postby robert » Sun Jul 24, 2005 12:22 am

I started at 157 in 2000 and got up to 193 in 2003. Now I compete in the 176-lb range, but I'll get heavier again in the future. Bulking up is one of the most fun phases of bodybuilding!

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#4 Postby jonathan » Sun Jul 24, 2005 6:29 am

i started at 170lb 22months ago and now i weigh 230 and im still gaining. ill stop when i reach 275 or so.

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#5 Postby compassionategirl » Sun Jul 24, 2005 2:47 pm

wow jonathan you must be really tall.

Congrats on almost reaching your goal Brendan. Keep on going we're cheering for you.

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#6 Postby jonathan » Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:38 pm

6foot 7.5inches. its fun to be big :) i also have a large frame so when i make 275+ ill be huuuuuggggeee!

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#7 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Jul 25, 2005 11:38 am

jonathan wrote:6foot 7.5inches. its fun to be big :) i also have a large frame so when i make 275+ ill be huuuuuggggeee!

jonathan


He's already huge. :lol:

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#8 Postby jonathan » Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:56 pm

nah! with 15inch arms you cant be huge :lol: when they are 17-18inches then ill be enormous. just gotta eat! just gotta goddamn eat!

i would like to have the proportions of the rock at some point in the future, though i doubt that my arms would be quite that big:

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#9 Postby jonathan » Mon Jul 25, 2005 1:06 pm

jesus, i just found a picture of the young dwayne 'the rock' johnson and his dad! look at the size of his dad - no wonder the rock is so well built!

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anyways, as i couldnt find a picture of the rock without a shirt on, his dad serves very well to show the kind of proportions i wish to acheive. do you guys think that at 6foot 7.5, 275lb would get me there?
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#10 Postby V VII Hero » Mon Jul 25, 2005 1:58 pm

the rock went to school here at penn state.

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#11 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Jul 25, 2005 3:13 pm

jonathan wrote:anyways, as i couldnt find a picture of the rock without a shirt on, his dad serves very well to show the kind of proportions i wish to acheive. do you guys think that at 6foot 7.5, 275lb would get me there?


Yes, I really like The Rock's shape and proportions as well. His dad is awesome too. I'm sure it doesn't hurt anything to come from such fantastic genetics. 8)

It's hard to say exactly what you will look like at 275 pounds, but it has to be pretty impressive. I mean an extra 45 pounds of muscle has to look like something. :D If you get there and it still isn't enough, then you will have to keep on eating. :lol:

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#12 Postby jonathan » Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:37 pm

hehe! you may be right michael. just keep eating, just keep eating!

i think that anything over the size of the rock looks daft, and besides much larger isnt really possible without steroids/GH.

i hope to reach 275 in three years, maybe four. ill be 24-25 years old then, which will give me 10 years or so to use that mass to get huge maximum lifts :)

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#13 Postby willpeavy » Mon Jul 25, 2005 9:23 pm

I started at 150lbs in early 2004 (I've been skinny for most of my life), and I weighed in at 191 before my workout tonight.

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#14 Postby compassionategirl » Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:10 pm

willpeavy wrote:I started at 150lbs in early 2004 (I've been skinny for most of my life), and I weighed in at 191 before my workout tonight.


That is an impressive accomplishment! Way to go WIll.

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#15 Postby JoshD » Tue Aug 30, 2005 9:32 pm

was 154 at the turn of 2005 got upto 192 last month, but some mega stress made me stop eating and working out all together for weeks.so 4 days ago I was down to 159 lol!, BUT, I'm already up to 171 and really cut, lets see how fast I can climb the weight ladder. :D


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