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Nicholas_Weir

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  1. Billy Simmonds, an ideal physique in my opinion too. Plus he is a 'vegan Aussie' just like me, therefore he must be cool! >.<
  2. I guess I take it now too, as it's added into my Soy Protein Isolate. I have noticed faster recovery, since switching to this protein powder.
  3. I am stuck and don't know which one to eat this morning. Please vote with your choice quickly if you read this as it is breakfast time over here right now! Much appreciated. P.S. Don't ask why I am doing This, I do not know why I am.
  4. Macros from today: 3,030 cal Protein: 223, Fat: 71, Carbs: 367, Fibre: 50, Sodium: 3,548 This is the least amount of cals I have eaten in a while, (1500cal deficit).Oh well, at least my protein was high (will prevent catabolism).
  5. Is it flavoured? If so try this: Mix 1 scoop of pea protein with 250ml (8oz) ice cold water, pour it over your weetabix in place of the milk for a change every now and then, it's delicious, trust me! If it is unflavoured pea protein, throw in a sachet of stevia or something to sweeten it when shaking it with the water.
  6. No question about it, the link below is by far the best for determining your caloric needs: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=121703981 I think it may have been copied from thiss link: http://www.thespartanwarrior.com/post/5989831287/calculatingcalories Or if you want a lazy alternative: http://nutritiondata.self.com/tools/calories-burned (This even incorporates a caloric value for teen growth)
  7. A quick question: Do you have, or are you getting a protein powder?
  8. I am aiming to compete within the next 12 months for the first time ever, after I get to around 185-200 pounds. I have been training hard, keeping a journal, and have been eating big (really big) and am slowly growing while maintaining around 10% bodyfat.
  9. I am now adjusting my macros after 4 weeks of them being at: 55/20/25 (c/p/f) My new Macros: 60/20/20 (c/p/f)
  10. Hey Diego, welcome to the forum!
  11. Pre Bed: Bowl of Heinz Baked Beans in rich tomato sauce: http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/377424_2888259004719_1207523818_33283836_1041292491_n.jpg And the three god like PB & J sandwiched I love: http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/391079_2888259364728_1207523818_33283837_905179976_n.jpg
  12. Some workout songs from todays session: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq3QmtV8vT0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eoI-03-wzg
  13. Most definitely be rigid with tracking while you get used to it - you'll be amazed at how much you're not eating even if you think you're eating a lot. While it's a pain and an invest, getting a small food scale is also pretty handy because measuring cups and things of that nature aren't the most accurate for portion sizes (I recently found out that method had me overestimating my intake). Yeah, I used to think I was eating 100 grams of oats for breakfast using my measuring cup, however it turned out I was actually eating around 120 grams, vegansludge is right, scales do come in handy!
  14. God you've been busy havent you Herc! You nasty piece of work posting all that (lol, jokes).
  15. Today: Chest & Arms Hypertrophy Day Flat Dumbbell Press (Speed Work) 65-70% normal 3-5 rep max 20kg's x 3 20kg's x 3 20kg's x 3 20kg's x 3 20kg's x 3 20kg's x 3 Incline Dumbbell Press 22.5kg's x 8 (2.5kg improvement on each dumbbell since last week) 22.5kg's x 10 (2 rep improvement since last week) 25kg's x 9 (2.5kg improvement on each dumbbell, and 1 rep improvement since last week) Hammer Strength Chest Press 40kg x 15 45kg x 12 50kg x 12 (10kg improvement since last week) Incline Cable Flys 40kg x 20 (5kg improvement since last week) 45kg x 15 (5kg improvement since last week) Cambered Bar Preacher Curls 25kg x 12 30kg x 12 (5kg improvement, and 4 rep improvement since last week) 30kg x 8 (5kg improvement since last week) Dumbbell Concentration Curls 8kg's x 15 (3 rep improvement since last week) 9kg's x 12 (2kg improvemnt on each dumbbell since last week) Spider Curls bracing upper body against an incline bench 15kg x 20 20kg x 15 (5kg improvement since last week) Seated Tricep Extension with cambered bar 20kg x 8 (5kg improvement since last week) 20kg x 10 20kg x 8 Cable Pressdowns with a rope attachment 25kg x 15 (3 rep improvement since last week) 40kg x 15 (20kg improvement since last week) Dumbbell Kickbacks 6kg's x 20 (1kg improvemnt on each dumbbell since last week) 7kg's x 15 (2kg improvemnt on each dumbbell since last week) I also ralised that I haven't trained my abs for ages, so I did them after my routine (first time I ever did hyperextensions today): Hyperextensions: BW x 20 BW + 10kg x 15 Side sways: 20kg plate x 12 (each side) 20kg plate x 12 (each side) Knee raises: BW x 20 BW x 15 Crunches: BW + 10kg x 15 BW + 10kg x 15 I enjoyed todays workout, I am really glad I am incline pressing 25kg dumbbells now and that I sucked it up and trained my abs. Below, post workout meal today: Weet-bix with a protein shake and soy milk over it sprinkled wwith cinnamon. I also ate a banana: http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/382614_2887927556433_1207523818_33283787_668213099_n.jpg I know it looks really gross, however it tastes really good.
  16. P.S. I am not crazy drinkinga cold drink!! It is approaching summer over here, not winter! Sooo frickin hot!!!
  17. Homemade Iced Mocha (double shot of espresso): http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/385970_2886871290027_1207523818_33283604_1355403269_n.jpg
  18. Yeah, don't worry though, you'll succeed! eat more fruits and beans (best sources of carbs imo).
  19. New Protein Powder just arrived today Woohoo! http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/386330_2885870745014_1207523818_33283315_375878499_n.jpg Pretty pissed at thesame time though, as I ordered 2.5kg of vanilla soy protein isolate and they sent me chocolate flavoured Here it is, it costed me $45 including shipping: http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/377356_2885871105023_1207523818_33283316_1798585574_n.jpg
  20. LOL, yeah, thanks! I will definately try that meal suggestion, however I will have to miss out on the cheese replacement, as there arent any vegan cheeses in Austraian supermarkets.
  21. Eats: Lentil Vindaloo with broccoli: http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/385970_2880099920747_1207523818_33281780_382024270_n.jpg Tofu Strips in BBQ sauce: http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/376060_2880100680766_1207523818_33281781_1128992798_n.jpg Tahini and apricot conserve sandwiches, and some tofu with kebab paste: http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/392169_2880101080776_1207523818_33281782_1201761382_n.jpg Nutri-Grain Cereal with cinnamon and soy milk: http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/389868_2880101360783_1207523818_33281783_323884604_n.jpg Organic Weet-Bix, Banana, and nutri grain with cocoa and soy milk: http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/392104_2880101720792_1207523818_33281784_584134639_n.jpg Very brotastic of me: Broccoli, Cauliflower, and some Sanitarium Reduburger: http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/378603_2880102120802_1207523818_33281785_1942680123_n.jpg 2 PB and J sandwiches on sourdugh rye bread, and 2 pieces of soy and linseed toast with sunbutter andapricot conserve (Right before bed): http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/390356_2880142601814_1207523818_33281804_908087351_n.jpg
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