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Re: klaatus journey

#61 Postby mrbear666 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:16 pm

vegan_rossco wrote:That's good news dude awesome gains already :)
Ps my home gym is already coming together nicely so no more meatheads for me muhahaha


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Re: klaatus journey

#62 Postby klaatu21 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:31 pm

What setup have you got? And how much was it?

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#63 Postby vegan_rossco » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:43 am

Ahha know what you mean about bits and bobs that weren't there before,especially on the back!
So far I just have an olympic barbell with 145kg of weight (well its on its way in the post ahha) it cost £240 I'm getting some squat stands next month which are 50 quid and a nice bench the month after :D
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Re: klaatus journey

#64 Postby klaatu21 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:53 am

So after only three hours sleep and starting work at 7 in the morning I was really looking forward to the first weights session of the year, but the lazy bastards at the gym are closing at one

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Re: klaatus journey

#65 Postby klaatu21 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:04 am

02/01/123
day ten of strong lifts 5x5

squats
42.5kg
overhead press
27.5kg
deadlifts
60kg

squats are getting taxing but i think thats down to being tired, nailed overheads, just, and dead lifts were awesome, really wish i could do more. good start to the year.

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#66 Postby klaatu21 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:25 am

so im thinking of throwing a cardio/core day in between weight days, is this a waste of time? im thinking of cable crunches, handing leg raises, weighted side bends and cable wood choppers, im thinking of using the same principles as 5x5 by doing high weight low rep, and slowly progressing each week, is this a good idea? any other recommendations? i hate doing crunches and just find em boring as hell. im not really one of thos guys obsessed with a six pack, i just want to strengthen my core to help with squats/deads, plus it gives me an excuse to get down the gym an extra time :)

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#67 Postby klaatu21 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:34 am

05/01/13
day eleven of strong lifts 5x5

squats
45kg
bench
32.5kg
barbell row
42.5kg

squats were very ropey today but i held form and just managed it, bench is still a piece of cake and bent over rows were an absolute dream, first time ive actually enjoyed doing them, ive tweaked my form and realised my breathing was the wrong way round haha good solid reps after that and not a single bit of bounce :) so bloody proud of my self
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Re: klaatus journey

#68 Postby vegan_rossco » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:35 am

Hey ed! Throwing in some core work would be fine but I would recommend doing it on workout days and save rest days for resting :)

Glad you're still going strong and enjoying stronglifts mate, how long are you planning on following it??
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Re: klaatus journey

#69 Postby klaatu21 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:29 am

Fair enough, mid may I'm thinking, that's just over six months from when I started, what would you recommend to do after?

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#70 Postby vegan_rossco » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:27 pm

Well I'm soon to be starting wendlers 5/3/1 which I'm stoked about, would recommend checking it out for when you finish stronglifts, obviously you'll need to ignore his dietary advice :p but yeah stronglifts should have you sorted till summer then? I'm gonna need to throw in a bit of cardio/eat a bit less towards may because I live on an island surrounded by beaches and I'm vain.. Haa! Hope your weekend is going smoothly dude!
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#71 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:35 pm

I am more than happy to email you my 5/3/1 ebook if it was something you were keen to try out mate. It's definately one of the better strength programmes out there, pretty simple to follow as well.
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#72 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:36 pm

Both vegan_rossco and myself can attest to how good it is :D
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Re: klaatus journey

#73 Postby klaatu21 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:45 pm

Awesome, my e mail address is symphoniae_mysteriorum@hotmail.com really appreciate that, I have to admit I'm not doing this for vanity reasons but come summer I'm not gonna complain about going shirtless :) already worked out my nutrition and card for then, not particularly cutting just changing season, plus the amount of cycling I have planned, and I'm treating my self to rock climbing lessons for my b day I should be laughing :)
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#74 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:46 pm

Will email that onto you now mate.
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#75 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:51 pm

Just sent it a second time as I got an email back saying the first one failed?

Let me know that you got it okay ?! MF
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