My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

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My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#1 Postby Derek » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:16 pm

Hey guys, I haven't posted in a while as work has been busy, but I've had two photo shoots in the past 3 months and I'm pretty excited on the improvements I've made, so I wanted to share the pics. I worked especially hard on my legs and I made some good gains there.

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Me in December '09

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Me March '10
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#2 Postby John V » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:24 pm

Dude, you look like a CGI. Glad you are still setting and reaching higher goals.
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#3 Postby Derek » Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:36 pm

Thanks! Now I am working hard to gain an extra 8lbs and finally break 190, so I'll be posting again if/when that happens :)
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#4 Postby Fallen_Horse » Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:40 pm

Snap son! How long have you been vegan? What's your diet/training like?
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#5 Postby medman » Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:49 pm

Dude, not only is your figure herculean, but that improvement in your legs (in 3 MONTHS??) qualifies as epic. You could literally trace the borders of the 3 vasti in your quads with a magic marker, they're so clearly defined.

EDIT: Thanks to vegimator for pointing out the diet/training blog in his signature!
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#6 Postby Northstar » Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:11 pm

Unreal!!! How tall are you if I may ask?

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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#7 Postby vegimator » Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:37 pm

Really impressive! Love the blog too. He has a diet spreadsheet on there too for those interested - http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B27 ... OWNi&hl=en

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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#8 Postby Derek » Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:15 am

Thank you all for the compliments. To answer in order:

I've been vegan a bit over 3 years. I've been strength training for 10 years and made much faster improvements as a vegan :)

Yeah check out my blog to see everything that I do. I'm a personal trainer so I try to keep it up to date for all my clients.

Thank you for the compliment on my legs. That crazy improvement is a combination of recovery (sort of) from a bad knee injury, and lots and lots of 400lb squats

I am 5'11" or so last I checked.

Yes, everyone feel free to check out our blog for recipes, workouts, and our interactive meal plan spreadsheet. We will be making our first website soon that will probably be called veganmuscleandfitness.com so I'll post whenever that happens too
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#9 Postby TripleH » Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:52 am

I must admit I am somewhat speechless - brilliant physique, Derek! It's folks like who you are opening my eyes to the vegan world and what can be done - thank you! :-)

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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#10 Postby Octopussoir » Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:25 pm

WOW, you're what I want to look like now!!!
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#11 Postby Derek » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:43 am

Thank you all for your compliments, I'm glad I inspire :). Seeing surprise on people's faces in the gym when they find out I'm vegan is great motivation! Doesn't that make you guys work extra hard?
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#12 Postby cubby2112 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:55 am

Nice work! I knew you had to have some nice wheels to go along with those numbers in our strength chart.
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#13 Postby xjohanx » Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:38 am

I don't know what to write because every word would just be an understatement. I seriously thought I clicked the wrong link and opened the "Ideal physique"-thread.
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#14 Postby Derek » Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:47 am

lol. Don't know what to say to that. Thanks guys
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Re: My Leg improvement in just 3 months!

#15 Postby cubby2112 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:08 pm

xjohanx wrote:I don't know what to write because every word would just be an understatement. I seriously thought I clicked the wrong link and opened the "Ideal physique"-thread.


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