Jan - Oct 2005
MaxiMuscle Viper, Promax, Progain, Cyclone; vitamin B-complex liquid (with 120000% RDA B12 per 1ml) made by Holland&Barrett, various multivitamin tablets
Oct 2005 - Sep 2006
Supplement-free apart from vitamin-enriched fruit juices. During that time I was on my 3rd year abroad of my 4-year degree course in French and German and was training regularly.
Back in Oxford in Sep 2006 I picked up a copy of Flex magazine and am convinced that I was brain-washed as I then started buying supplements ... which I couldn't actually afford - and buying large amounts of food which I couldn't afford. So that led to the money-stress I mentioned.
The supplements I took leading up to being the biggest I've ever beeen in January 2007
(lots of heavy deadlifting)
Creatine ethyl ester
BSN NO Explode
and various testosterone boosters
to the point where I found myself searching for anabolic steroids on the web.
But in summer 2007 my diet was really clean - fruitarian - and I was training regularly again. After Sep 2007 I didn't find time to train in the gym regularly but kept up with yoga and bodyweight exercises. My gym training since Sep 2007 hasn't been as consistent ...