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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:16 pm 
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Wow, that looks quite an epic hike !! You must be getting into some decent aerobic shape by the sounds of it.

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:02 pm 
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Thanks for the heads up regarding the stickied posts, the other thing you mentioned might take a little longer as I'll have to look into how I could do that.

All good in the hood?

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:26 pm 
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
Thanks for the heads up regarding the stickied posts, the other thing you mentioned might take a little longer as I'll have to look into how I could do that.

All good in the hood?


No worries! All good in this hood mate, crazy busy, seems to be something happening everyday then when there isn't I just wanna chillax :)
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As above, everything has been hectic! Two weeks later I have finally got a bed and bedding, few nights I spent on the floor cause I'm stubborn :)

Last 5 days (excluding today which is rest day (although did bike home from Ikea with Sheets, Duvet and pillows which would have looked ridiculous)!).
Saturday: Hike out at Bowen Island (only 8km, but walking around rest of island added up)

Sunday: Beach Volleyball

Monday: Gym
Incline Press - 75x8, 105x10,105x10, 105x10
Leg Press: 200x8, 280x10, 300x10, 300x10
Lat Raises: 90x10 110x10, 110x10, 110x10
Shrugs: 90x25, 90x25, 9x25, 90x25

Tuesday: Rugby Training, 1st one in over 7 years! Pretty much was 90 minutes of touch, but my legs are still feeling it!)

Wednesday: Pitch and Putt Golf, think its the 2nd time Ive played this year.

So not a lot of gym happening, but Ive decided thats cool cause apparently the winter here means lots more indoor time so I shall make the most of it!

Couple photos:

1st: From the top of Grouse Mountain looking over back towards Vancouver.

2nd: A cool fallen tree trunk fallen in a lake at Bowen Island.


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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:30 am 
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Man I love your pics, makes me wanna buy a few plane tickets and go travelling again. I miss that aspect of my life.

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:49 pm 
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
Man I love your pics, makes me wanna buy a few plane tickets and go travelling again. I miss that aspect of my life.

Cheers man, Vancouver summer is insane!

Go for it, I have been reading some travel blogs, theres lots of families on the road for long periods. You know you want to :)

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:00 am 
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Got in a session in tonight.

Bench Press: 35 x 8, 85 x 8, 95 x 8, 95 x 8
Shrugs: 90 x 25, 90 x 25, 90 x 25, 90 x 30
Skulls Crushers: Bar x 8, Bar+10 x 12, Bar+10 x 12, Bar+10 x 20
Alternating Lat Raises: 10 x 12, 10 x 20, 10 x 20, 10 x 20
Dip Machine: 80 x 8, 110 x 12, 110 x 12, 125 x 12
Assisted Dips: 55 x 12, 55 x 12, 55 x 12, 40 x 8

Hopefully get to the gym tomorrow, then a yoga hike on Sunday

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:32 am 
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Time for another update:

Saturday 20th:
Seated Row 70 x 8, 100 x 10, 100 x 10, 100 x 10
Incline Press:75 x 8, 105 x 10, 90 x 10, 90 x 10
5 mins ab work and some elbow strengthening

Called it quits early, wasnt feeling it, was exhausted from action packed week and elbow has started to bother me again.

Sunday I went on a hike, not sure of distance, but was fairly flat. We stopped half way and did 40 mins of Yoga and 15 mins of Meditation which was cool. Pic of me as Im getting into position for some impromtu mediation below.

Havent been to gym last few days, want to chill for a few days but will be back at it tomorrow morn.


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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:28 am 
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Been slacking, again. Time to set some goals for August! Will think about them today and post them before the 1st. Its in writing so I have to do it :)

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:34 am 
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Went to the gym yesterday: 148lb
Arnold Press: 25 x 5, 25 x 8, 25 x 8, 25 x 10
Lat Fly: 20 x 10, 20 x 12, 20 x 15, 20 x 15
Alternating Lat Raises: 10 x 10, 10 x 20, 10 x 20, 10 x 20
Incline Press: 75 x 8, 75 x 15, 75 x 15, 75 x 15

August Goals:

15 trips to the gym.
Be over 150lb for majority of August.
Blog here 10 times at least.
Eat a banana and dates before each gym session.
Not be working at FedEx.

All stocked up on Vega for the month, lets go!

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:16 am 
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5 days into the month, goals update:

15 trips to the gym. 1/15
Be over 150lb for majority of August. 148.2lb
Blog here 10 times at least. 1/10
Eat a banana and dates before each gym session. 1/1
Not be working at FedEx. Still working at FedEx

Not a great start, but that's okay, plenty of time! :)

Finally got to the gym today, doing lighter weights higher reps as elbow is still troubling:
5 mins rehab work
Seated Row: 70 x 15, 70 x 15, 70 x 15, 70 x 15,
Incline Press: 75 x 15, 75 x 15, 75 x 15, 75 x 15
Lat Fly: 25 x 8, 25 x 12, 25 x 12, 25 x 12
Alt Lat Raises: 10 x 8, 10 x 10, 10 x 10, 10 x 13

Went on a epic hike know as 'The Chief', we did yoga and meditation at the top. Awesome.
Photo below, is me doing a bad form of Downward dog. We were up in the clouds which was buzzy!


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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:06 am 
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8 days into the month, goals update:

15 trips to the gym. 2/15
Be over 150lb for majority of August. 5th: 148.2lb, 8th: 151.2lb
Blog here 10 times at least. 2/10
Eat a banana and dates before each gym session. 1.5/2
Not be working at FedEx. Still working at FedEx

8th August:
Bench Press: 40 x 8, 90 x 8, 100 x 8, 100 x 8
Skull Crushers: Barx15, Bar+20 x 15, Bar+20 x 15, Bar+20 x 15,
Dip Machine: 80 x 15, 110 x 15, 125 x 12, 125 x 12
Assisted Dips: 70 x 15, 55 x 12, 55 x 12, 40 x 12
Split Squats: 30 x 20 (each side)
10 mins rehab on elbow

Felt pretty good this session, elbow is definitely improving which I'm glad about!
Behind pace on sessions, need to put some back to back to back days in soon!

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
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9 days into the month, goals update:

15 trips to the gym. 3/15
Be over 150lb for majority of August. 5th: 148.2lb, 8th: 151.2lb, 9th: 151.6lb
Blog here 10 times at least. 3/10
Eat a banana and dates before each gym session. 1.5/3
Not be working at FedEx. Still working at FedEx

Quick session today, left work early so I could get to the gym before it closed.

5 mins elbow rehab
Incline Press: 75 x 15, 90 x 15, 105 x 15, 105 x 15
Calf Raises: 130 x 20, 150 x 15, 150 x 15, 160 x 15
Split Squats: 40 x 20 (each side)
50 press ups

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:53 pm 
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Nice bit of weight gain there, cool!

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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
Nice bit of weight gain there, cool!


Yea, glad to see it!!! Feel like Im constantly eating haha

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 Post subject: Re: Jub, a Vegan in the Gym
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15 trips to the gym. 4/15
Be over 150lb for majority of August. 5th: 148.2lb, 8th: 151.2lb, 9th: 151.6lb, 11th: 150.0lb
Blog here 10 times at least. 4/10
Eat a banana and dates before each gym session. 1.5/4
Not be working at FedEx. Still working at FedEx

Dip machine: 95 x 12, 125 x 15, 125 x 15. 125 x 15
Lat Pulldowns: 80 x 15. 80 x 15, 90 x 15, 90 x 15
Arm Curl: 40 x 15, 40 x 15, 50 x 12, 50 x 12
Pec Fly: 30 x 15, 40 x 15, 40 x 15, 40 x 15
10 mins ab/elbow rehab

Played tennis later on in day for a few hours, made the elbow sore so need to take it easy still :/

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