Sam's progress

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Re: Sam's progress

#136 Postby VeganResistance » Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:27 am

*Wow*
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Re: Sam's progress

#137 Postby sosso » Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:23 pm

Thanks guys. Here's a few photos from today.

Body weight is 108 kg / 238 lbs

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Re: Sam's progress

#138 Postby vege » Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:23 am

this is amazing progress! I was looking through your photos from the beginning and it is incredible how much you have achieved. What is success recipe?

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Re: Sam's progress

#139 Postby sosso » Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:53 am

Thanks vege.

No great secret. Just lift heavy, slowly & steadily add weight to the bar, eat a lot, get some good rest.

Here's a few comparisons. Didn't really know how to pose when I started, and still don't really know how..

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Re: Sam's progress

#140 Postby chewybaws » Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:54 am

Those them there are squatting legs!

Everything's ridiculously bigger, but lats and quads - holy shit!

Also you look a bit like randy couture in the last pic.

immense gains

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Re: Sam's progress

#141 Postby sosso » Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:33 am

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Photo from today - 109 kg / 240 lbs.

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Re: Sam's progress

#142 Postby HorseSense » Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:24 pm

Impressive!

When you're doing 5 x 5 do you count warm up sets as a legit set or do you do the same (max working) weight for 5 sets once you've warmed up to it?

I'm actually doing HST but I have read others saying they switch back and forth and I've never learned about 5 x 5.

Also, do you have any problems doing heavy weight for 5 reps with things like the squat?
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Re: Sam's progress

#143 Postby sosso » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:45 pm

HorseSense wrote:Impressive!

When you're doing 5 x 5 do you count warm up sets as a legit set or do you do the same (max working) weight for 5 sets once you've warmed up to it?

I'm actually doing HST but I have read others saying they switch back and forth and I've never learned about 5 x 5.

Also, do you have any problems doing heavy weight for 5 reps with things like the squat?


There's a few ways to do 5 x 5.

One way is to do a couple of warm up sets and then do 5 x 5 with the same weight.
Another way is to warm up and then do 5 x 5 with the weights increasing each set.
Another way might be two warm up sets, followed by 3 x 5 with the same weight.

Sets of 5 reps with squats are more tiring for me than say, sets of 5 with bench or overhead press, and I would say more tiring than sets of 5 deadlifts, especially when going heavy.

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Re: Sam's progress

#144 Postby HorseSense » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:02 pm

Thanks for that info!!

I'll read more up on it eventually.

Keep up the great work!!

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Re: Sam's progress

#145 Postby Cellar Yeti » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:06 am

Holy shit son. That is impressive as hell.
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Re: Sam's progress

#146 Postby divamom » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:23 am

OMG...How many kcal a day do you eat?????

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Re: Sam's progress

#147 Postby sosso » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:26 pm

3000-3200 ish


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