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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:04 pm 
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Thanks. It's all about the food right. I was lifting all the time, but until I controlled my diet I looked like Crap. I have a cooking background so it's easy for me. I just got to find all the right food to use.


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:36 am 
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Good day for a pull up century.

Up at 7 with 9hrs of sleep under my belt. Weighed in at 182.6 today. I seem to float between 181-183 so im not worried. All my shorts fall off except the skinny cut 34's so im happy but 10 pairs less.

7am breakfast standard peanut butter and banana sandwich with black coffee and a soy shake.

10am standard oatmeal with blueberries, agave necter, flax, wheat germ and cinnamon. Then i added this pre workout drink i got as a sample.
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Mix with 8oz of water? Yeah no way i got 16oz to make it palatable and ice cubes :-p

Toe still sore but not hurt. I think it was the bare footed dead lifts. May have to wear shoes. I try to do stuff bare footed if i can because it feels more natural.

Onto the pull up century. The goal is 100 in 1 hr. im gonna warm up on the bike for 15min then hit it.

Heres my pull up bar.
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I got to do close grip because of a dislocated left shoulder and a broken elbow on the right.

Go!


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:22 am 
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35min in i got 75 reps in.

Done!


Pull ups
10
9
6
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25

5
4
5
3
4
5
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27

6
5
2
5
4
3
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25

5
4
2
3
1
2
3
1
2
2
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25

102 in 50min.

Holy S! My grip did me in. I need a bar.

1 set to fail of each, preacher, strap rows, concentration curls, reverse flys with straps.

Done!

12:00 lunch wheybolic shake, orange and quinoa lasagna then a nap.

Whoo!

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Damn back fat! I swear im a 30" waist under that.


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 Post subject: Re: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:12 pm 
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Faux wrote:
Thanks. It's all about the food right. I was lifting all the time, but until I controlled my diet I looked like Crap. I have a cooking background so it's easy for me. I just got to find all the right food to use.

Yeah man I love the food pics! But a lot of it makes me feel unhealthy haha I need to take a leaf outa your book mate!

I train at home too, I've got a pull up bar and a 145Kg olympic barbell. What weights do you have at home?

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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:48 pm 
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I have a bench with a dip handles and preacher attachment. About 250lbs worth of plates. A set of adjustable dumbells and a set of 35's.

I have a set of golds faux trx straps. I use old duffle bags as a kettlebell. I just fill with 5-10lb weights. Lots of rubber bands things.

Outside i got the tires and now battle ropes. Lots of blocks and a wheel barrel. I also got a 400lb generator on wheels i can farmers walk.

Treadmill and exercise bike for cardio. Balance discs, big ball, jump rope, 20-10lb medicine balls.

I got it covered.

Oh and snack!
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E wrap with 1/2c vegetarian refried beans, guacamole, 2tbs hummus and some soy cheese on top with salsa. 2min in microwave and enjoy!

Next up sweet potato chilli!

5pm meal.
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Sweat potato and gimme lean added to standard vegan chili recipe.


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:30 pm 
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7pm snack, red cabbage salad.

8:30pm 30 min of light exercise bike.

9pm yoga
9;30 elite shake with 1/2 cup of raspberries blended in.

Totals for the day 2614cals
Pro 155g at 23%
Car 354g at 52%
Fat 74 g at 25%

Im gonna stick here for another day and see what happens. Im strong, but am i building mass and striping away fat?

Anyone?


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:40 pm 
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Holy S sore from pull ups! Nothing but leftovers today to eat.

I did some light bench to get away from the cross fit all the time mode.
Bench flat
4/13 60x16 80x10 100x12 110x10 120x8
Bench incline
4/13 60x12 70x12 80x12 90x10 100x8

Cardio tonight.


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:22 pm 
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Scored some 1 1/2" thick ropes.
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Im gonna use them for Battle ropes, tire drags and rows/tire pulls.

Free!


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:12 am 
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Leg day on the mountain bike!
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 Post subject: Re: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:19 pm 
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alright mate, interesting journal you have! the rope exercises sound good, i would like to do some more strongman type stuff like drags and so on! i gotta ask WTF sort of tyres/mountain bike is that? looks like a monster truck bike 8)

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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
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Its a surly moonlander. It uses the biggest tires available. Its for adventure cycling.
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Today i am doing tire drags in the driveway to top off my legs after cycling.

Stay tuned!


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:46 pm 
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Ok so to top off the legs i did tire pulls.
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3x forward facing down and backwards up.

3x backwards facing down and forward up.

Strap squats to fail.
Strap ham string curls.

7pm Cheat meal!
1 slice of pizza and whey shake.

9:30 elite shake and strawberries.

Totals 2599cal
Pro 206g 30%
Car 309g 45%
Fat 74g. 24%

Tomorrow i am going to do cardio at 7am before breakfast. Supposedly it burns fat better.


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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:37 pm 
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Some Gpoy
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 Post subject: Re: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:08 am 
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Nice log buddy ~ really liked reading through it and viewing all of the photos.

Keep up the great work, your bike looks pretty badass. Nice! MF

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 Post subject: The adventures of Faux
PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:19 am 
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Thanks MF. Feel free to critique anything, diet or training. Lord knows I need the help.


7am no DOMS from yesterday's leg day, go figure so I'm I'm the treadmill before breakfast. I'm gonna try this out because a fello faux vegan friend of mine does it and has stripped away a lot of fat.

I did 30min and burnt 260 cals and had a soy protein shake and banana after.

10am meal. This was my 7-10 combined. I used to eat a peanut butter and banana sandwich at 7 upon waking then steel cut oats t 10. Today at 10 I'm having my heavy carb meal all at once.
2 slices of 7 grain bread 18carbs
2 tbs of peanut butter. 7 carbs
1/4c cooked steel cut oats 15 carbs

Total 40 carbs. That's not too much for one meal?

I must admit I feel great after pre breakfast cardio. No coffee yet either, but I did have muscle recovery tea from Yogi.


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