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#46 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 07, 2005 3:54 pm

Monday, November 7

Standing Barbell Shoulder Press - (strict form)
10x45 pounds
6x95
4x115
3x3x125

Pull Ups - 3

Upright Barbell Row - 3x6x110 These are getting easy, will up to 115 next week.

Pull Ups - 3

Barbell Shrugs -
10x135 pounds - utlra wide grip past the rings
10x225 pounds - utlra wide grip past the rings
6x315
4x335
2x355
2x6x315

Dumbell Shoulder Press - 10x50 pounds each

Pull Ups - 3

Hanging Leg Raises - 15 My abs are very strong under that layer of fat. :D

Crunches - 2x25

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#47 Postby jonathan » Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:15 pm

michaelhobson wrote:Hanging Leg Raises - 15 My abs are very strong under that thick thick thick layer of fat.


i am in no doubt that they are! 8)

btw - welcome to the world of quote-foo :wink:

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#48 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:22 pm

jonathan wrote:
michaelhobson wrote:Hanging Leg Raises - 15 My abs are very strong under that thick thick thick layer of fat.


i am in no doubt that they are, i love the feel when i run my hands over them! 8)



How's that for quote-foo? :P :lol:

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#49 Postby jonathan » Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:54 pm

good god no - thats just wrong!!!!! :shock:

pissing myself with laughter though!!! :lol:

you may have won the battle but the wars only just begun :wink:

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#50 Postby michaelhobson » Wed Nov 09, 2005 3:59 pm

Wednesday, Novemer 9

Barbell Bench Press -
10x135 pounds
8x155
5x185
3x205
2x225
2x1x235
fx245 @#$%!!!
5x205
12x135 close grip

Something painful happened in my left shoulder at the lockout of the last frickin rep! I think it will be okay, but decided to end my workout. Well, a few crunches for the old gut wont hurt the shoulder any.

Crunches - 2x25

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#51 Postby michaelhobson » Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:05 pm

Friday, November 11

I found my form a little better on squats today. Also felt more flexible than I have in a while. Managed to get all of my reps to parallel, except for the last at 315 pounds which was very close but not there.

Chin Ups - 5x3xbodyweight - Between squat sets.

Squats -
10x135 pounds
8x185
6x225
2x275
1x315

Dumbell Bicep Curls -
8x35 pounds each
6x45
3x55

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#52 Postby michaelhobson » Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:09 pm

Okay! I cannot post the rest of my workout any way I try! The above took 7 postings and edits to get that much in there. It simply will not take the rest no matter what I do. If anyone is interested, my log is at http://www.veganfitness.net/forum/viewt ... 418#64418t
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#53 Postby Daywalker » Sat Nov 12, 2005 5:01 am

michaelhobson wrote:Okay! I cannot post the rest of my workout any way I try! The above took 7 postings and edits to get that much in there. It simply will not take the rest no matter what I do.

I have the same problems!
That's why i don't continue my log... :(
No one said it would be easy.

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#54 Postby chesty leroux » Sat Nov 12, 2005 12:29 pm

Hey Michael, your workouts sound intense. :D I was curious what results you had when you did BFL? Do you think it is effective for burning fat? Did you aim for hte 6 proteins a day or just do the best you could?
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#55 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 14, 2005 9:38 am

chesty leroux wrote:Hey Michael, your workouts sound intense. :D I was curious what results you had when you did BFL? Do you think it is effective for burning fat? Did you aim for hte 6 proteins a day or just do the best you could?


Thanks Ash, I do try to keep up the intensity.

Body for Life worked wonders for me back in 2000 when I first tried it. I followed the diet as best I could, but always got 6 proteins. They weren't always the "quality" of proteins that the program called for, but I still got great results. I usually did shakes for 2-3 meals a day.

Overall, I lost about 30 pounds of fat my first time through, most of it in the first 6 weeks. Good luck, it really does work. Keep the diet strict throughout the week and don't forget to go a little crazy on free day. :D

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#56 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 14, 2005 9:39 am

Daywalker wrote:
michaelhobson wrote:Okay! I cannot post the rest of my workout any way I try! The above took 7 postings and edits to get that much in there. It simply will not take the rest no matter what I do.

I have the same problems!
That's why i don't continue my log... :(


That's why there is a big gap near the beginning of my log. I had these problems before, now they are back. :(

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#57 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:48 pm

Monday, November 14

Finally! I managed a triple with 225 pounds on the bench press! I've been working on that for two months now. I felt so strong, I even went for a fourth rep. It didn't go up! :twisted:

Also managed to push 245 for one, which I failed at on last wednesday's workout. It went up pretty easily. This is a big deal to me because I worked long and hard to bench my bodyweight(244) and I don't want to start slipping back now!

Barbell Bench Press -
10x135 pounds
8x155
6x185
4x205
3x225!!!
1x235
1x245
fx255 mental mostly I think
5x205
12x135 close grip

Tricep Cable Push Down - 3x8x100pounds

Dips - 2x12xbodyweight (No shoulder pain, yeah!)

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#58 Postby willpeavy » Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:50 pm

Congrats on benching more than bodyweight!

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#59 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:56 pm

willpeavy wrote:Congrats on benching more than bodyweight!


Thanks mate! I actually got that months ago, my current bench record is 255. I was just starting to worry after failing on 245 last week that I was backsliding too much.

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#60 Postby kollision » Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:43 pm

Congratz big guy! You're the second biggest (in terms of Body weight) after me right? Good goin man!


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