From Meat to Neat!

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From Meat to Neat!

#1 Postby esqinchi » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:37 pm

Before Stats: 248lbs, 38% body fat.
After Stats: 164lbs, 18% body fat.

Could not have done this without being vegan!
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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#2 Postby esqinchi » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:39 pm

By the way, I chose the Before picture because I am pictured eating a deep fried Snickers bar!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#3 Postby stcalico » Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:53 pm

Great progress! omg I've never had a deep fried snickers. Probably never will.
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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#4 Postby JubNZ » Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:11 am

Nice progress, looking skux!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#5 Postby esqinchi » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:15 am

Thanks guys!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#6 Postby _Redwood_ » Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:20 pm

Great job dude! There's just no beating going vegan / plant-strong to lose weight... Hope you're also feeling much better (a common and awesome side effect)

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#7 Postby esqinchi » Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:50 am

_Redwood_ wrote:Great job dude! There's just no beating going vegan / plant-strong to lose weight... Hope you're also feeling much better (a common and awesome side effect)


Thanks! I am feeling MUCH better; in fact I feel great! I wake up every day ready to "work it harder do it better make it faster . . ." haha. Seriously though, just from the diet, I feel awesome. What's even better is, from the weight training, I can feel every muscle in my body work when I move. Now THAT is truly awesome!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#8 Postby esqinchi » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:43 pm

Here's a couple new progress pics I took tonight a bit after training; maybe 3 hours or more, so as not to cheat. Anyhow, I'm really starting to think more about diet for building muscle, as opposed to diet for losing weight. I posted this on my journal already, but I'll add it here. If you have any thoughts on diet, or training, with respect to my status, and goals I'd love to hear them...

Here are some brief stats:

Height - 5'7"
Weight - 154
BF - 17%? - not sure about this... the scale we have calculates it for me, but, dubious.
Daily Calories - 1700 - 1900 (macros are something like 22g fat, 250g carb, 55g protein)
Training - 4/5 times per week, mix of strength and hiit - more strength at the moment

Goals - maintain current frame, build muscle, reduce body fat to the 10% level, add strength.
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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#9 Postby C.O. » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:23 pm

Props, your progress has been huge!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#10 Postby esqinchi » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:03 am

C.O. wrote:Props, your progress has been huge!


Thanks man, that's nice to hear. I've really been trying to kill it each week.

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#11 Postby orkidchild » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:19 am

Nice work!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#12 Postby esqinchi » Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:18 pm

orkidchild wrote:Nice work!


Hey, thanks!

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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#13 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:14 pm

Wow, great transformation.

Tipping my hat to you mate, nice work !!
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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#14 Postby vegan_rossco » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:10 pm

Wow dude that's incredible! Didn't know you used to be that big.. Such great progress man, really impressive :)
I also think you should invest in a Lone Ranger style blindfold because it looks badass ahha
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Re: From Meat to Neat!

#15 Postby esqinchi » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:38 pm

vegan_rossco wrote:Wow dude that's incredible! Didn't know you used to be that big.. Such great progress man, really impressive :)
I also think you should invest in a Lone Ranger style blindfold because it looks badass ahha


HAHA! You can be Tonto! HAHAHAHA!

...and thanks buddy.


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