We are following a similar program. Especially our grams of Protein are almost identical (I hired a Dietitian/Trainer last week).
You spoke about the "bloaty" feeling and I know exactly what you mean. I just wanted to mention that at nighttime when I'm supposed to take in 40 grams of protein, I was doing Soy or Pea Protein at night before and woke up with that bloated gut. But last night I went for the Hemp and I woke up with a flat stomach. I actually HATE the texture of the hemp, especially taking in that much in one sitting, but I feel my body processes it immediately. Have you tried this or have you experienced this with Hemp as well?
I have tried hemp in the past, but have a really bad reaction like being kicked in the stomach and am generally down for a couple hours .... I'm thinking this isn't a good thing
Jonathon told me not to go to failure due to CNS (central nervous system) failure.http://www.muscletalk.co.uk/article-cns-overtraining.aspx
Hello Zack, thanks for popping in and the link! To failure has been debated quite a bit in the industry, as I am sure you know. Right now it's the only thing I have seen results with, especially since I have to stay within 10 lbs of comp weight at ALL times. My comps are every month! So have to be able to drop back quickly. When I go to failure I do all my sets then, drop the weight .... going to failure. Burns really bad/good lol
I'll take another look at my schedule but if I am correct I have a comp in 2 weeks after this then a 2 month break. I'm thinking of "bulking a bit" (for me that prob diff then for most) and incorporation a power lifting routine. With more weight on me I can push more weight and make better gains. I would still have time to begin my cutting routine in time for the next comp after that and the hope is ..... put 1/4" on my legs
20min interval training on incline treadmill
Crunches (slight movements)100-30-30
Bench Leg raises 30-30-20
Seated Dumbbell Press Warm-up 12x12x1, 8x15x3, 6x20x1
Lateral Raises using plate 20x10x1 each side
Tricep Push Downs Warm-up 12x30x1, 8x40x3. 6x50x1
Skull Crushers Warm-up 12x15, 8x35x4
T-walk practice to chosen music
Yesterday: 20min interval training on incline treadmill
Crunches 3 sets 100, 30, 30
Leg Lifts (lower abs) 30, 30, 30
Bicep curls 12x12x1, 15x8x3, 20x6x1
Cable Pull Overs -50 reps
Wide Grip Pull Downs 12x30x1, 8x40x3, 6x50x1
Bent Over Rows 12x40x1, 8x60x3, 6x70x1
Low Cable Pull (rear delts) 30 each side
Rows - 30 x 40
Too much going on today to get T-walk practice in
Youngest had Fall Fair at school after work and Middle daughter had evening B-Day party have to drive 40min 1 way to go pick her up.
I am officially comp diet stupid as of yesterday! I stared at the vacuum cleaner for about 10 minutes trying to figure out how to turn it on. I packed and repacked most of my orders today, since I kept forgetting things. An basically wandered in and out of rooms all day wondering why I was in the room at all. Even called a few people, then forgot why I actually called. SO from here to comp. I am NOT ALLOWED to make ANY decisions at all! And should not go out in public (i.e. out for anything other then work or training) until after comp.
Today the plan is AM cardio, tanning after work, on to hammer the legs, and practice T-Walks. Out to late dinner (yes still sticking to comp diet), come home to apply first application of tan. I mentioned this in the past but for those unfamiliar, this consists of being painted down with wet and sometimes very cold comp tan and parading around naked for an hour while it dries trying not to touch fabric etc. A handy hairdryer helps a bit but not much. SO glad I have a house full of daughters who are very used to this routine by now, and don't even blink an eye anymore, lol
Was talking to another gal on another BBing board, and agree with here. AM leaning towards the solid bikini for the show.
Here's a shot from last show .... I've put on a little more def for the one on Sat. and I'm wearing the new pink suit this time.