My name is Drew and this is what I'm working with...

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My name is Drew and this is what I'm working with...

#1 Postby KingOfTheDrews » Mon May 11, 2009 7:26 pm

Long time lurker, first time poster.
Vegan for 5 months, vegetarian for about 7-8 years.
Here's a quick rundown of what my training is like and what my goals are...

I lift weights 5 days a week. I put alot of emphasis on bodyweight resistance exercises because I feel that gives me the most strength and power. I love strapping on a bookbag full of dumbbell plates and doing various forms of pushups, pull-ups, chin-ups, and dips. The Iron Gym Upper Body pullup bar is my favorite toy.
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I also do heavy lifting on certain core exercises, and use a resistance band for isolation exercises.

I run about 3-4 days a week, walk between 5-15 miles a day, and train in Muay Thai kickboxing 3 days a week.

I'm not really into bodybuilding, instead I'm into building muscle so I can better use them as weapons or for defense in my Muay Thai training. I like to be as quick as possible while still having muscles to give me power. I also like to be physically prepared for anything that may happen in this crazy world of ours.

My goals for this summer are:
-Lose belly fat!
I have abs underneath the flab, I believe I need to increase my cardio (especially running) to have them show.
Also, cutting out some of my weekend beers could help.
-Increase biceps/triceps size, but especially have my shoulders pop out more. I've been holding 3 lb. dumbbells while shadowboxing and I really start to feel it in the shoulders and have noticed more definition and stronger punches.

Alright here's some pics of what I'm working with. I'm no good at flexing but you get the idea. I'll add more pics soon...
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Peace!

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#2 Postby Richard » Tue May 12, 2009 4:40 am

Sweet, looking very strong.
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#3 Postby tuc » Tue May 12, 2009 5:37 am

Looking really good! If I were you I wouldn't worry about belly fat. You don't seem to have it that much... I'd concentrate on gaining muscle, since you seem to be really good at it.

Especially your arms look really thick! Also, cool ink you have there.
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#4 Postby 4X4 » Tue May 12, 2009 5:55 am

Welcome! Your physique looks hard and strong keep up the good work.

What belly fat??? Your abs look tight to me.

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#5 Postby Odidnetne » Tue May 12, 2009 9:29 am

Very nice back. Welcome to the forums too. :)
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#6 Postby xzebrasx » Tue May 12, 2009 9:32 am

4X4 wrote:What belly fat??? Your abs look tight to me.


Ditto. You're SHREDDED!

Powerful-looking body + cool hair + cool ink = solid! :)

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#7 Postby robert » Wed May 20, 2009 1:32 pm

Awesome!

Really like your arms and overall conditioning. Great stuff!

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#8 Postby MaryStella » Thu May 21, 2009 1:39 pm

Welcome Drew. Your in pretty nice shape already. Looking forward to following your progress and hearing more about your muay thai training.

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#9 Postby andyclimbs » Fri May 22, 2009 9:25 pm

lovin' the arms and the ink!! :)

and welcome to being vegan! congrats :)

looking forward to watching your progress!

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#10 Postby Fallen_Horse » Fri May 22, 2009 10:46 pm

Good work, nice tat!
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#11 Postby lohungfong » Wed May 27, 2009 10:36 pm

a backpack full of wieghts that is genius i have to try that. your lookin good my man. good luck and keep at it.

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#12 Postby VeganDrew » Thu May 28, 2009 11:18 pm

Sir I contest that you are not the king of me. ;)

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#13 Postby aryan » Wed Jun 17, 2009 3:05 pm

Wait, these were after pics right? They look like after pics.

In any case, you look great... I'm not sure what you're trying to change! Personally I don't find the bulky disproportionate look to be very attractive.

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#14 Postby Ken » Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:00 pm

Yeah, if these were my photos, the title of the post would have just been "Done."

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#15 Postby aryan » Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:27 pm

Ken wrote:Yeah, if these were my photos, the title of the post would have just been "Done."


No kidding!!


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