I'm hoping to start a comprehensive blog (ya, blogging is a new hobby of mine) that details my nutrition and training opinions. For now though, I'm going to make posts nutrition and my many athletic persuits. I"m hoping this will keep me more accountable to train hard and eat well. I'm expecting to learn some things from all the great minds on this forum as well!
Currently, I"m persuing several avenues of fitness:
1) Bodybuilding--I don't like using this term because I'm nowhere near big enough to consider myself one. However, I love lifting weights and putting on mass, so I suppose that makes my training body building. I"m using a modifed form of DC training. I will be going into great detail about DC training, but basically, its blowing my mind. I love it.
2) Gymnastics. So a friend of mine owns a dance studio, and has started showing me stretching (hard, painful stretching!) how to do cartwheels, handstands etc. She is pushing to get me into breakdancing as well.
3) Running. I love running, always will. I drop weight like crazy when I'm runnign a lot, and i'm more focused on putting on mass. Right now, I'm struggling to go slower on my runs. I hope to do a few races over the fall/summer and will keep people posted
Just to Give people a General Idea of my fitness levels, here are some stats off the top of my head
5'7", about 165
Squats - pyramided to 285 for 5 solid reps (no belt)
Deadlift - Pyramided to I believe 255 for 8 Reps last workout (no belt or straps)
Leg Press - About 800 Pounds I think last time
Chest Press - umm, BB, can't recall, but I did Incline Db press with 75s with good depth and temp on my last workout
--> I will probably write a post abotu this late, but my strenght has skyrocketed since Novemebr, when I started eating properly and doing DC training
Jumping - I can jump up onto an aerobic platform with 19 levels under it (if that makes sense to anyone)
Running - my 5 km time is about 18 mins i'd say? 10 is low 40s, haven't done a half in a looong time
Gymnastics - My handstands are terrible. landed some 1 handed cartwheels the other day