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 Post subject: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:59 pm 
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Finch

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I watched the documentary "Forks over knives" on October 18th, 2011. I became vegan the very next day. I've never liked vegetables though, my whole 34yrs of life, I've eaten nothing but meat and potatoes. After only the 1st week of eating vegan, I already started feeling better, slept better at night, had more energy during the day. No more "2pm crash" while at work.

I've noticed my taste buds changing as well. I'm starting to like and even enjoy vegetables now. I've had my mom, dad and brother watch the documentary as well, and they've all said it really opened their eyes and they are going to start eating vegan too. My mother actually started the same day as I did and my dad and his wife and brother and his wife are starting today.

starting weight on oct 19th, 2011. 278lbs
weight on November 19th, 2011. 256lbs
weight on December 19th, 2011. 245lbs
weight this morning, January 2, 2012. 252 lbs

I work out Monday thru Friday and my rest days are Saturday and Sunday.
today I worked on back and abs.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:02 pm 
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Awesome! Hard to believe. Excellent.

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 Post subject: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:08 am 
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did chest today...

dumbbell incline bench press 100 lb 10 120 lb 10
140 lb 6 160 lb 4

swiss-ball press
80 lb 10
100 lb 10
140 lb 9

cable crossover
40 lb 10
60 lb 8
85 lb 3
60 lb 8

barbell bench press
115 lb 10
160 lb 6
200 lb 2

machine chest flye
85 lb 12
100 lb 12
130 lb 10
160 lb 10
220 lb 10

dumbbell flye
30 lb 12
50 lb 8
70 lb 8

bosu kneeling pushup
0 lb 20
0 lb 20



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 Post subject: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 3:31 pm 
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worked shoulders and traps today.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:57 pm 
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Didn't make it to the gym today and ate rather poorly too. I'm on a plane right now headed back home from Vegas. I had been in Vegas since Dec 24th, made it to the gym regularly but my diet wasn't as good as it should have been. Hoping to get back on track soon.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:52 pm 
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Back home after two weeks in Vegas. Diet is back on track, rest days today and tomorrow.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:36 pm 
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Heading to bed now, gotta get up at 330am and head to the gym to start on my new workout routine. Doing back and shoulder work tomorrow. Diet was good today and it was another rest day today.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:40 pm 
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What do you do that's got you traveling so much for work? PS - That's amazing you shared Forks over Knives with your fam. I did the same and they were way more responsive to it that I thought they would be. Even the stubborn are starting to open their eyes to being more health conscious these days, its great.

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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:51 am 
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Hey there, Jolly! We're halfway through the New You for the New Year Challenge! How are things going? You were doing so great at consistent journaling, but haven't posted anything for a week now. :( Are you doing alright?

Hope you're staying happy and healthy in 2012!

All the best,
Karen


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:47 pm 
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been working out regularly but my diet could be better.


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 Post subject: Re: Jolly's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:48 pm 
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Workout Summary: 13-Jan-12 - 18-Jan-12
13-Jan-12
front plate raise
Set 1, 10 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 25 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 35 lb for 12 reps
machine shoulder press
Set 1, 60 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 90 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 110 lb for 6 reps
neutral-grip pullup
Set 1, 0 lb for 4 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 2 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 4 reps
Set 4, 0 lb for 1 reps
cable seated low row
Set 1, 100 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 140 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 160 lb for 6 reps
Set 4, 180 lb for 6 reps
cable side lateral raise
Set 1, 5 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 10 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 15 lb for 8 reps
lat pulldown
Set 1, 100 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 120 lb for 7 reps
Set 3, 140 lb for 6 reps
Set 4, 160 lb for 4 reps
machine lateral pull-down
Set 1, 70 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 130 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 150 lb for 8 reps
Set 4, 170 lb for 8 reps
Set 5, 190 lb for 4 reps
rear lateral raise
Set 1, 20 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 30 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 40 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 50 lb for 10 reps
Set 5, 60 lb for 8 reps
14-Jan-12
hanging leg raise
Set 1, 0 lb for 5 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 4 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 3 reps
standing dumbbell calf raise
Set 1, 40 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 50 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 60 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 80 lb for 10 reps
swiss-ball crunch
Set 1, 0 lb for 20 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 20 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 20 reps
hanging knee raise
Set 1, 0 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 10 reps
seated jackknife
Set 1, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 10 reps
walking dumbbell lunge
Set 1, 20 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 40 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 60 lb for 8 reps
Set 4, 80 lb for 6 reps
calf raise
Set 1, 210 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 270 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 330 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 390 lb for 10 reps
incline reverse crunch
Set 1, 0 lb for 4 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 6 reps lower the incline
Set 3, 0 lb for 4 reps lowered the incline
machine leg extension
Set 1, 50 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 90 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 130 lb for 12 reps
Set 4, 170 lb for 10 reps
Set 5, 210 lb for 8 reps
Set 6, 230 lb for 6 reps
machine leg press
Set 1, 208 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 298 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 478 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 568 lb for 8 reps
Set 5, 658 lb for 6 reps
front squat
Set 1, 20 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 70 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 90 lb for 6 reps
Set 4, 100 lb for 6 reps
16-Jan-12
dumbbell lateral raise
Set 1, 20 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 30 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 40 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 50 lb for 6 reps
front plate raise
Set 1, 10 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 25 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 35 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 45 lb for 6 reps
barbell bent-over row
Set 1, 17.5 lb for 12 reps using straps
Set 2, 42.5 lb for 12 reps using straps
Set 3, 62.5 lb for 12 reps using straps
Set 4, 82.5 lb for 10 reps using straps
machine shoulder press
Set 1, 50 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 70 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 90 lb for 9 reps
Set 4, 110 lb for 3 reps
neutral-grip pullup
Set 1, 0 lb for 5 reps using straps
Set 2, 0 lb for 3 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 3 reps
cable seated low row
Set 1, 40 lb for 10 reps using straps
Set 2, 85 lb for 10 reps using straps
Set 3, 100 lb for 10 reps using straps
Set 4, 120 lb for 8 reps using straps
machine lateral pull-down
Set 1, 95 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 145 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 170 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 190 lb for 5 reps
lat pulldown
Set 1, 70 lb for 10 reps using straps
Set 2, 100 lb for 10 reps using straps
Set 3, 120 lb for 8 reps using straps
Set 4, 140 lb for 5 reps using straps
shrug
Set 1, 200 lb for 8 reps
rear lateral raise
Set 1, 20 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 30 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 40 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 50 lb for 10 reps
Set 5, 60 lb for 10 reps
17-Jan-12
hanging leg raise
Set 1, 0 lb for 6 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 3 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 3 reps
ab crunch machine
Set 1, 95 lb for 15 reps
Set 2, 115 lb for 15 reps
Set 3, 135 lb for 15 reps
hanging knee raise
Set 1, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 0 lb for 10 reps
Set 5, 0 lb for 10 reps
machine leg curl
Set 1, 50 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 90 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 130 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 170 lb for 6 reps
single-leg standing calf raise
Set 1, 50 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 60 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 70 lb for 10 reps
ab crunch on a ball
Set 1, 0 lb for 20 reps
kettlebell crunch
Set 1, 20 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 20 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 20 lb for 10 reps
walking dumbbell lunge
Set 1, 30 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 40 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 50 lb for 10 reps
machine leg extension
Set 1, 95 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 110 lb for 12 reps
Set 3, 150 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 190 lb for 10 reps
Set 5, 230 lb for 8 reps
front squat
Set 1, 20 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 70 lb for 8 reps
Set 3, 90 lb for 8 reps
18-Jan-12
dumbbell incline bench press
Set 1, 100 lb for 10 reps
Set 2, 120 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 140 lb for 7 reps
Set 4, 160 lb for 2 reps
machine chest press
Set 1, 70 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 110 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 130 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 150 lb for 8 reps
Set 5, 170 lb for 4 reps
cable crossover
Set 1, 30 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 50 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 60 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 85 lb for 4 reps
barbell bench press
Set 1, 45 lb for 16 reps
Set 2, 135 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 155 lb for 10 reps
Set 4, 175 lb for 4 reps
machine chest flye
Set 1, 115 lb for 12 reps
Set 2, 145 lb for 10 reps
Set 3, 175 lb for 8 reps
Set 4, 190 lb for 8 reps
Set 5, 205 lb for 4 reps


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