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 Post subject: Re: maybenot's log: godzilla be my guide
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:04 pm 
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Amethyst8 wrote:
Try papaya too! It has a very mild flavor and does wonders for the body. It also works well in smoothies.

I love papaya in my orange juices. Papaya or kale, can`t put both =)

Well, a little update =D

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Feeling pretty energized, lots of energy, which helps me during my workouts =)
Guess the food is helping a lot, I`m eating lots of fruits now, still eating lots of greens and also still taking some soy protein isolate.
Macros are the same, I`m pretty much hitting near them everyday, my weight is going up about 200g(.5lbs) every week since I started training, so I think I`m not putting on lots of fat.

One thing that I`m also doing is chewing raw ginger after my meals, because I was feeling need to chew something, and there are no vegan chewing gums here in Brazil.

That's it, keep coming the good comments, they certainly motivate me =)
I'm not putting pictures of me and not even how much I`m lifting because I'm only starting, after a few months I'll try to put everything in one post =)

And to finish it up, here`s a pic of my last meal of the day, it`s not the pretty food picture everyone posts, but is a godzilla-kind of meal
200g of kale with rice and beans.
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And yes, I eat with a spoon and I don`t use a plate during dinner.

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 Post subject: Re: maybenot's log: godzilla be my guide
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:28 pm 
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Quick update =)

Today is the 30 day mark of my start. Feeling great overall, sticking to the training and to the diet. My weight is going up(as planned), and so is my progress at the gym.

Soon I'll give a better update, thanks for all the help so far

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:33 pm 
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looks like my kinda meal! glad your progressing well!

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 Post subject: Re: maybenot's log: godzilla be my guide
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Ty mrbear =)
I'm not into decorating my meals, I just like them hot.
Another quick update:

I`m still consistent with the training, haven't skipped not even one single day. Every week I''m training 4 days and resting 3.

Still the same training, upper body/lower body split with almost no compound movements. Mostly isolation exercises. I'll stick to this program since is the default in my gym. Then, by June probably, I want to start some program to train full body 3 times a week with compound movements. That's my plan.

My diet is consistent also, everyday eating about 2600kcal.

I think I'm doing everything right, eating a lot and healthy, training properly and resting. No secrets there =)

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maybenot wrote:
Ty mrbear =)
I'm not into decorating my meals, I just like them hot.
Another quick update:

I`m still consistent with the training, haven't skipped not even one single day. Every week I''m training 4 days and resting 3.

Still the same training, upper body/lower body split with almost no compound movements. Mostly isolation exercises. I'll stick to this program since is the default in my gym. Then, by June probably, I want to start some program to train full body 3 times a week with compound movements. That's my plan.

My diet is consistent also, everyday eating about 2600kcal.

I think I'm doing everything right, eating a lot and healthy, training properly and resting. No secrets there =)



how do u find doing isolation instead of compound movements? frank zane says to do isolation exercises rather than compounds, and he has arguably one the best physiques ever.

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Well, I've never done compound movements with weights, I'm starting off now.
Isolation exercises seem to be working, I'm building some strength and gaining weight(most probably lean mass, since I haven't noticed more fat on my body).
Started with 64.25 kg (141.64lbs) in 14-jan and today I weighted myself 66.6kg(146.82lbs).

By October I'll have something to say about compound vs isolation on the body of a noob, after some months into it =)

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Training is consistent, still 4 times a week, still upper/lower body split. I'm really enjoying training!


Yesterday I started taking SunWarrior, what a tasty protein =)
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Thats Sunwarrior classic protein - Vanilla flavor, with cocoa and banana(real ripe ones) and some guacamole with whole wheat bread

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maybenot wrote:
Well, I've never done compound movements with weights, I'm starting off now.
Isolation exercises seem to be working, I'm building some strength and gaining weight(most probably lean mass, since I haven't noticed more fat on my body).
Started with 64.25 kg (141.64lbs) in 14-jan and today I weighted myself 66.6kg(146.82lbs).

By October I'll have something to say about compound vs isolation on the body of a noob, after some months into it =)



I'd be curious to hear your thoughts on this! I've switched from weights to mostly body-weight training for strength. So it's all compound movements for the most part. Keep up the good work bro!


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Mugen wrote:
I'd be curious to hear your thoughts on this! I've switched from weights to mostly body-weight training for strength. So it's all compound movements for the most part. Keep up the good work bro!

I'll be sure posting as soon as I start my experiments.
Bear in mind that I was extremely sedentary for more than two years and now I'm gaining muscles easier than an active person would.
When I was active I used to do almost only body-weight training as well, I used to train wing chun kung fu. Push ups, pull ups and bodyweight squats were a heavy part of my routine, punch training and kick training as well.

I read your log, training krav maga like you do will make you a walking weapon !

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Just checking in to tell that I'm still consistent with my training, today is my 2 month mark since I started training.
Not one single session skipped, didn't miss one single meal and slept like a rock every night at least 7 hours, most of the nights a little over 8 hours.
I've been reading a lot of the logs kept here and also been researching a lot on youtube to improve even more.

Keeping on the hard work =)

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good job mate, are you pleased with your results so far?

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Pretty much pleased.
Considering that 2 months is a pretty short period, I noticed a big difference in strenght and size. I'm going to get my measures on monday, but my weight jumped from 64.5kg (142lbs) to 69kg(152lbs) and I haven't noticed fat increase in my body ( I take pictures to see my progress ).
As soon as I get big results I'll post my pics so you can see my progress =)

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It`s been a while since my last post.

I've been consistent with my training, 4 times a week every week. No excuses.
2 months of training
Progress:
weight: 69.5kg(153lbs) - from 64.25kg(141.64lbs) - I always weigh myself first thing in the morning
biceps: 32cm(12.6 inches) - from 30 cm ( 11.81 inches ) - cold and relaxed, flexed 90º degree
chest: 100cm(39.3 inches) - from 96 cm ( 37.8 inches ) - cold and relaxed
tigh: 51cm(20 inches) - from 51cm - cold and relaxed

Vegan diet, taking some Sunwarrior with my breakfast and before going to bed.

As I said before I added compound movements in my training routine, started with squats and benching.
Started doing some light power training(8 reps sets, but squats remained 12 reps)
Unfortunatelly I managed somehow to screw up my knee with these 8 rep sets . . .
No leg training for a while.

Little depressed, leg day was the day I enjoyed most, gotta take care now and take the time for my knee to heal.

I`ll try to post more often and more detailed, but I have one full time job and one part time job, the gym and a wife =)

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sorry to hear about your knee mate! theres nothing worse than an injury especially when you love training! hope it heals quick for you :)

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