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Bartles
02-02-09, 9:24 pm
Hey whats up, this is my log. Never had one of these, figured I should make one to help me gauge my progress and get some input from the community here.

Starting a bulk. Not only of the body, but of the mind. (writing a paper for school as I type this out lol)

This is my split, http://www.animalpak.com/html/article_details.cfm?ID=48&section=training%0A with a little adjustments here and there. Trying to take it and make it work the best for me.

Today was WHEELZ, weak as hell, gave blood yesterday, was tired (blah blah blah, excuses are for losers)

Squats
10x45lbs
20x 135lbs
5x 155lbs
2x 165lbs

Laying down leg curls

8x 75lbs
6x 90lbs
4x 105lbs
2x 120lbs
(How do you avoid hip cramps / pain? Really limiting me here, normaly I just pull up my pants higher and hammer them out.)

Leg extensions (Realized that I was not pushing hard enough, so I uped the weight considerably)
8x165
6x180
8x195
6x225
1x285

Stiff Leg, Dead Lift (I feel I need to work on form, so I kept it light.)
8x135
6x155
4x175
4x175

ABS
Cable Pulldown
130 15x
140 15x
150 15x
140 20x

side lean things? 25lbs 20x each side 2 sets
hanging leg ups, 15x 3x

high incline situps 15x 2x

and seated calf raises while waiting for my ride, 90lbs 12x 2x

current weight, 142 lbs. bodyfat ? idk, I can see my top 2 abs, and a fair ammount of veins on my arms so I would guess 14-18%

So.... sup?

mritter3
02-02-09, 11:26 pm
so are you trying to put on some weight? are those leg extensions or leg presses that you did? what is your diet like? Are you on any supps? What are your goals?

Bartles
02-03-09, 7:39 am
Ayep, trying to put on some weight. Seated Leg extensions.

Meal 1, 3 egg whites, 2 eggs, 27g protein shake, 8oz milk, 1/4 cup oatz

Meal 2, banana 4oz chicken

meal 3 salad, english muffin, 4oz chicken 1/4 cup almonds

meal 4 4oz chicken

meal 5 pb sammich, or hamburger. Depends on how i'm feeling

meal 6 PWO shake, , 27g protein shake, 8oz milk, 1/4 cup oatz + 2TSB PB


meal 7 whatever my mom makes for dinner, + a salad (hearty meal, chicken / rice or pakistini beef )

meal 8 27g protein shake +8oz milk


Was on the Pak for a can, but can't afford to buy another, so i'm savin up and currently on some thymic fourmula mulit I found around the house. And some flax seed / fish oil pills, a glocusamine pill, and juice + ( get it for free :D)

Goal, 160 lbs. And do a double weight pullup by next year. Hoping to compete in a show next november, well see how that goes.

Bartles
02-03-09, 7:51 am
Ugh, can't edit my post. All oats, are really 1/2 a cup. and 1st shake add 2tsb PB /banana.
4oz chicken is 130 cal / 23g protein.

Overall going for strength and size.

Bartles
02-03-09, 9:03 pm
Ugh, forgot my food at home today. So I was stuck with school food. Still ate like a king though! ( Just crappy, mac and cheese, tomato soup, turkey sammich, orange. All for lunch, didn't get a 2nd hour meal or a 7th hour meal, teachers were surprised to see that for once I was not shoving chicken down my throat during class.)

Legs are still sore, no pain no gain right?

Today

Deadlift
45 lbs 10x to get some blood pumpin.
135 10x
185 8x
215 6x
225 5x
250 2x(PR!)
265 1x(PR!) (I looked at the weight, and after seeing SGT Rock's new lifting video was really inspired to pull, and pull hard.)

Look out 300 here I come.

Bar Bell Shrugs
135 20x
155 15x
175 15x
185 15x
185 20x
225 12x (PR!)

Dumb Bell Shrugs(never done em' before, so I decided to throw a few sets in.)
65's 15x
50's 15x
55's 15x

Military press
65 8x

Side Laterals
12.5 8x
15 6x
12.5 8x
10 10x

Front arm shoulder raise things?
15 x 20
15 x 20

Seated Calf Raises(all sets are to 12 3 sec pause at the bottom)
90
100
110
120
110
90

Standing Calf raises(all sets are to 12, 3 sec pause at the bottom)
105
120
120
105

Lookin good, stuffs going up. Didn't get enough sleep last night, as I had 3 papers to write, crappy eating all day, and not enough water. Tomorrow will be different.

As always, suggestions are always welcomed.

Weight : 145.

Bartles
02-05-09, 10:39 pm
Drank a lot of water today, got my meals in. Good eating day.
Got kicked out of english class for eating, but hey I gots to get my eat on.

Today, back / biceps.

Behind the neck pullups. (overhand wide grip)
BW +2.5 lbs 8x
BW +5lbs 6x
BW +7.5lbs 4x
BW +10 2x
105 lbs 12x

Pullups
BW + 5lbs 8x
BW +7.5lbs 6x
BW + 10lbs 4x
BW + 12.5 2x
120 lbs 15x

Seated rows
135lbs 8x
150lbs 6x
150lbs 4x
150lbs 2x
120lbs 15x

Straight Bar Curls
60lbs 8x
55lbs 6x
50lbs 8x
40lbs 12x

Preacher Curls
35lbs 8x
40lbs 6x
45lbs 4x
50lbs 2x

50lbs 8x (negatives)

Alternating Dumbell Hammer Curls (Non stop)
20lbs 20x
10x 15lbs
10x 12.5lbs
10x 10lbs
10x 7.5lbs
10x 5lbs

Close Grip Bench Press

45lbs 10x
65lbs 10x
85lbs 8x
95lbs 15x ( Had a spot for this one so I went all out.)

ABS

Cable Pulldowns
130lbs 15x
140lbs 15x
150lbs 15x
150lbs 15x

Leg ups
3x 15x

Weight 144 as soon as I woke up after using the bathroom, so its my true weight.

Decent day, can't get my arms to grow much, for some reason.
Every week I will try and beat the previous week.

NJC_Manhattan
02-05-09, 10:40 pm
Ugh, forgot my food at home today. So I was stuck with school food. Still ate like a king though! ( Just crappy, mac and cheese, tomato soup, turkey sammich, orange. All for lunch, didn't get a 2nd hour meal or a 7th hour meal, teachers were surprised to see that for once I was not shoving chicken down my throat during class.)

Legs are still sore, no pain no gain right?

Today

Deadlift
45 lbs 10x to get some blood pumpin.
135 10x
185 8x
215 6x
225 5x
250 2x(PR!)
265 1x(PR!) (I looked at the weight, and after seeing SGT Rock's new lifting video was really inspired to pull, and pull hard.)

Look out 300 here I come.

Bar Bell Shrugs
135 20x
155 15x
175 15x
185 15x
185 20x
225 12x (PR!)

Dumb Bell Shrugs(never done em' before, so I decided to throw a few sets in.)
65's 15x
50's 15x
55's 15x

Military press
65 8x

Side Laterals
12.5 8x
15 6x
12.5 8x
10 10x

Front arm shoulder raise things?
15 x 20
15 x 20

Seated Calf Raises(all sets are to 12 3 sec pause at the bottom)
90
100
110
120
110
90

Standing Calf raises(all sets are to 12, 3 sec pause at the bottom)
105
120
120
105

Lookin good, stuffs going up. Didn't get enough sleep last night, as I had 3 papers to write, crappy eating all day, and not enough water. Tomorrow will be different.

As always, suggestions are always welcomed.

Weight : 145.

Thats a solid day

Bartles
02-06-09, 11:06 pm
Oh boy! What a day! I got to lift at school today which never really happens, so I had to take up the opportunity. Then got home and decided to hit up the gym, as I felt I didn't get enough in at school. Lemme tell you, a spotter for bench makes a huge difference, lets you really push hard. Made friends with a few people at the gym today, its nice to have someone to call on when you need a spot.

School

Flat Bench Press
45lbs 20x
95lbs 10x
115lbs 8x
135lbs 6x
142lbs 4x

Dips All done with body weight
15, 12, 12


Tricep Pushdowns
70lbs 8x
80lbs 6x

Lat pulldowns, some kid challenged me to see who could lat pulldown the most, so I decided to give it a go.
140lbs 10x
160lbs 6x
200lbs 1x

Pullovers
40lbs 10x

Standing Calf Raises
90lbs 12x

GYM (Numbers are lower then normal, I'd assume since it's from lifting 2x in one day.

Flat Bench Press
45lbs 20x
95lbs 10
115lbs 8x
125lbs 6x
135lbs 2x

Incline Dumbell Press
35's 6x
35's 8x
35's 6x
30's 6x

Incline Bench Press
45lbs x 10
65 8x ( No spotter, and I was already pretty done with my chest so I moved on)

Dumbell Fly's
25's 8x

Cable Crossover
4 sets rangin from 25-10 reps, Didn't record weight but it was low, going to muscle simulation.

Dips
(BW6,6,4,4) -95lbs 8x (assisted dips)

Tricep Pushdowns

50lbs 8x
60lbs 6x
70lbs 4x
100lbs 6x

(Two sets of negatives, I cheated big time to get it down and then let it slowly take it up)
120 lbs 8x
120 lbs 8x

Seated Calf Raises (NO REST IN BETWEEN SETS!) All sets are to 12, 2 sec pause at bottom and top.
110lbs
100lbs 2x
90lbs 3x
45lbs 1x


Standing Calf Raises
105lbs x12

144 Weight, good eating day. I will not be lifting 2x in one day again as I feel it is more productive to hit one session really hard, then to hit 2 sessions with less intensity.

After Breaking my sternum 2 years ago, my bench is really starting to go up again. In September/ October my max was 95 lbs for 2.

Ended the gym session with 25m of cardio, starting to fatten up again, and I want to remain semi lean. So I'll be throwing in cardio 1-2x a week. And eating less on off days.

As always, see anything I could do better, or have any general advice lemme know.

Bartles
02-09-09, 11:10 pm
Good eating / hydration today, little sleep though.

Had some problems with some people at school and at home, so I was really looking forward to hitting the weights hard(99 problems, and a bitch is one). Went up in reps and weight on most lifts.

WHEEELZ

Squats
45 x10
145 x 20
160 x 5
170 x 2
(All PR's!)

Lieing Down leg Curls
90 8x
90 x6
105 x5
105 x6
75 x15

Leg Extensions
195 10x
225 8x
240 6x
255 4x
270 2x
285 1x
135 x I don't know. I did to failure, then after failure I would do 1 every 5 deep breaths...so 50+, I pulled up a trashcan next to me for this, was sure I was going to puke.

Stiff Leg Deadlift ( kept it light, dont want a sore back for Deads tomorrow, still perfectin form)

155x8
165x6
185x4
135x10

ABS

Rope Pulldowns
130 15x
140 15x
150 15x
140 20x

As always, tips, advice, insults....its all welcomed.

drainbameged
02-10-09, 1:25 pm
Good job big guy keep it up! when i come down this summer we are gunna start the real weight training prepare to get big...oh yea and get that small car for me while ur at it i need something to squat haha

Bartles
02-11-09, 12:00 am
Not enough sleep for the past 2 nights, writing papers. Legs are pretty sore.
Today was an offday, after a few DL sets I felt really tired and down, and lower back was pretty stiff.(Less SLDL on legdays from now on) I still hammered some stuff out though)

Back / Traps

Deadlift
45 10x
135 10x
225 5x
225 4x
135 8x
225 2x
205 5x
205 5x
205 5x

Rack Pulls (right below the knee)
225 5x

Shrugs (Feeling really weak >.<)
135 15x
185 10x
55's 12x
50's 12x

Seated Calf Raises (All sets are done to 12)
(Super Set #1)
90
100
110
100
(Super Set #2)
90
90
100


Grip work
Wrist curls
See How long I could hold 3 10lb plates in each hand.
Reverse Barbell curls (palm down)

Looking foreward to tomorrow to get some quality rest in.

Bartles
02-12-09, 9:12 pm
Was really rushed on time today in the gym, so arms was cut shorter then i'd like.
My bi's wont grow.... its really frustrating.

Back/ Bi's

Pullups
BW +5 8x
BW + 7.5 8x
BW + 10 6x
BW + 12 3x
BW + 15 2x

Lat Pulldowns
135 10x
150 8x
165 6x
182 2x
135 15x
105 10x

Seated Rows
135 12x
150 8x
150 6x
150 4x
120 20x
105 10x

Alt Dumbell Curls
30's 6x

Preacher
40lbs 14x

Staight Bar Curls
60 2x
50 4x

Negatives

50lbs 8x

Super set starting from 30's to 7.5 and then up to 30's again(5lb incremnts). 10 reps each set, alter dumbell curls.
(And yeah, I was cheatin once they got unliftable, gotta get it up somehow)

so... ( No more rest then the time it took to rack and unrack the weights)
30 10x
25 10x
20 10x
15 10x
12.5 10x
10 10x
7.5 10x

7.5 10x
10 10x
12.5 10x
15 10x
20 10x
25 8x
30 4x


So yeah.

Bartles
02-16-09, 10:09 pm
Really stressed on time today. 2/13/09 (friday)

Chest / Tris

Flat Bench Press
45 20x
105 10x
120 8x
125 6x
135 2x
125 4x
105 6x

Dumbell Press
35's 10x
40 5x

Cable Crossovers
3 sets 15-25 reps


Tricep Pushdowns
60x 8 2x
80 8x 2x

yeah, worst day ever.

Bartles
02-16-09, 10:17 pm
Not a bad day today, went swimming at the beach for a while. Got some good sun in.

Legs 2/16/09

5m bike warmup
5m streching

Squats
45 x10
150 x20
165 x5
185 x2
200 x1
200 x1
(ALL PR's!) 200, was a huge step for me, I've been smiling ever since lol!

Laying Down Leg Curls
90 x10
90 x12
105 x6
105 x6
75 x22
(Weight / reps went up this week, good stuff!)

Leg Extensions( It's not enough weight if it doesn't scare you!)
195 x 15
225 x 10
240 8x
255 6x
270 4x
285 2x
150 x(a lot, did till failure, then after that I took a five breath break and cranked out a few more, and then did that till I saw spots)

Plan on competing in a Junior Show next November, so i'm working on putting on some serious mass untill I have to cut down.

As always, comments are welcomed.

Bartles
02-18-09, 7:58 pm
2/17/09

Back / Shouders

Great day, I finally pulled 300! Feelin' like a million bucks. Never in my lift would I have thought I could have pulled 300lbs off the ground.

(Also met a strength coach, and he said If i use more of my legs when I DL I can easily add 60 lbs onto my lift, he sayes I use mostly back and for a 145lb guy to DL 300 the was I was pulling it up is amazing.)

Deadlifts (No straps/ belt for any of it, I can lift more with out em, they feel awkward)

135x12
185x10
225x8
250x4
300x1 ( PR!!!)

Shrugs
55's 15x
60's 15x
65's 15x
135 20x
155 20x
175 15x
155 15x
135 20x

Front dumbell raises
15 10x (each side)
15 10x (each side)

Lateral fly
10 x12
12 x12
15 x12
12 x12
10 x20

Read Delt flys
10 x12
12 x12
15 x12

Dumbell Shoulder Press
25's 10x
20's 10x
25's 12x

Shoudlers are weak, I'll be sure to keep them in all my routines from now on.

drainbameged
02-23-09, 10:15 am
Congrats!
i know you were looking for 300 keep up the hard work big guy

Bartles
03-04-09, 5:13 pm
Been really sick for the past two weeks or so. Can't lift when I can't breathe.

I lost 10lbs over two weeks, before I was sick i was ~148, ~139 now.

Going with a new lifting plan, as I like to switch it up.

http://www.animalpak.com/html/article_details.cfm?ID=162&

Is going to be my new routine. I've always had low reps and high weight, now I'm going to be trying higher reps for a few weeks. Still going to be pushing weight, and straining myself, just not something I would pull for a double.

Today so far, eating was good, as well as hydration. Just got my Shock therapy / Storm in, can't wait till I hit the gym today.

Bartles
03-04-09, 10:08 pm
Triceps
Close Grip Bench Press: 4 Sets x 12, 10, 8, 8
Behind head extensions. 3 Sets x 12,10, 8
Skull Crushers: 4 Sets x 12, 10, 8, 8

Biceps
Straight Bar Curls: 4 Sets x 12, 10, 8, 8
Dumbbell Curls, elbow on knee, last 2 sets were negatives(OW!): 4 Sets x 10, 8, 8, 6
Dumbbell Hammer Curls: 3 Sets x 10, 8, 8


Used the same weight for all sets, I find after the first set I'm a lot weaker for the next one, so I'm almost going to failure each set. This is possibly due to the fact that my rest time is 30-60 seconds. I love going balls to the wall with a low rest time, it's what really gets me pumped.

At the end of my workout I felt really weak like strength just droped. Possibly due to ST / Storm? Anyways, great workout today...I'm thinking my arms are gonna start to grow again with this new rep scheme.


Thanks Animal pak for having some awesome routines to share!

Bartles
03-04-09, 10:56 pm
Alright yep, great session. I just went to the fridge to get out the milk for my PWO shake, I grabed it off of the top shelf in the fridge, and it came crashing down, a blur to my eyes lol.

Thats when you know your arms are beat, when you can't get the milk out of the fridge and your arm gets tried holding up your phone while texting.

Bartles
03-05-09, 9:22 pm
Coulden't go to the gym today, was stuck in the backyard with weights so rusty my hands will be orange for the next few days. Ganked em' from my school since they were trashin em. Iron is iron, is iron.

Deadlifts 200lbs (no belt, no straps, on dirt, so a 1-3 inch deficit/ harder to push into the ground when your feet sink / unlevel ground)
12,10,8,8,6

T-Bar rows.
10,10,8 2 plates +22lbs.


Barball Rows
Switch between normal and reverse grip every set
120 lbsx 12,
110 x10,10,
100lbsx8
(went down in weight because my lower back was shaking the whole time, even between sets, Thought form was crappy, Gotta keep strict watch on my form)


Pullups
4, 3,2 + 3 negatives.
(What???I was doing 12 pullups before I was sick @ failure. Either I spent too much energy on my other lifts or I've gotten hella weak since I've gotten sick.)

Dumbell rows,
8x 70lbs each side.


Back did feel yohooge after lifting though. Can't wait till I can get back into the gym.

I bet I looked creepy as hell, tank and animal skully on, some random guy In his backyard pumping rusty iron in the dark with only a dim shed light going.

Bartles
03-06-09, 11:19 pm
Could not make it to the gym again today, car was in the shop.

That ain't gonna stop me though, I got a contest to win. So I made due with what I had around the house.

Shoulders / Traps


Military Press
12,10,10,8

Arnold Dumbell Press
12,10,10,8,6

Front Shoulder Raises
12,10,10,8

Side Laterals
15,15,12,12,10

Rear laterals
15,15,12

Upright Rows
10,10,10,8

Shrugs
15,12,10,10,

Reps are higher then I'd like to be, but that is because I don't have much weight around the house.

Good pump, and got drenched in sweat.

Monday Is when I can get back into the gym. Weekend are my rest days.

Pwo shake, 27g protein, 1/2 cup oatz, 2 tbs natty PB, and 12oz milk.

Bartles
03-07-09, 12:13 pm
Alright, new lifting plan, new diet.
40/40/20
217 - 217 - 108.5

I'm 140 lbs now, But I like to eat like I'm 5 lbs heavyer

145 * 1.5 =217

1736 cals from protein / carbs
990 cals from fat
2726 total.

Now to go plan my meals to fit my new diet requirements.

Bartles
03-07-09, 1:13 pm
Meal 1#

2 pieces of Toast
100cal
20g carbs
8g protein
1gfat

8oz 1% Milk

100cals
2.5g fat
12g carbs
8g protein
1/2 cup oats
150 cal
2.5g fat
27 carbs
5g protein

1Tbsp EVOO
120 cals
14g fat

4 Eggs
320 cals
18g fat
28g protein

Total
Cals 790
Carbs 59g
Protein 49g
Fat 38g

Gotta eat big, been fasting all night :P

Well see what I can put together for my other 5 meals.

Bartles
03-07-09, 4:55 pm
2 Slices of bread
100cal
20g carbs
8g protein
1gfat

1/4lb Burger
310cal
25g fat
20g Protein

8oz milk
100cals
2.5g fat
12g carbs
8g protein

Total
510cals
32g carbs
28g fat
36g protein

Bartles
03-07-09, 7:32 pm
Meal 3
2 Slices of bread
100cal
20g carbs
8g protein
1gfat

1/4lb Burger
310cal
25g fat
20g Protein

8oz milk
100cals
2.5g fat
12g carbs
8g protein

Total
510cals
32g carbs
28g fat
36g protein

Bartles
03-18-09, 9:06 pm
I have not missed a work out since I've been sick. But I have been to busy to update them on here.

So for all those who think they've got the Transformation contest won, think again. I'm still here, and puttin in work.

I've deiced on a show date as well.
November 8th, 2009. Musclemania. Time to kick my training into 6th gear.



lets goooooo.

i've stoped trying to plan out my diet 100%. But I'm getting 200-250g of protein and carbs a day. And a decent amount of fat. (Red meat and PB are lifesavers)

I will have my diet planned out 100% when I start cutting down though. For now It's just eat till i'm full....then have another helping.

Bartles
05-17-09, 12:43 am
Still here guys, show in November looked unrealistic, I do not want to step on stage below 150lbs shredded(pref 165- 175 though), so I plan to bulk until I'm 18 then compete. I don't want to look like a male model, I want to look like a bodybuilder.

I'm still putting in good work, was on a higher rep plan for about a month or so, 6-12 reps. Now I'm training with my football bud, and everything we do is pretty much below 7 reps. So I'm getting strong this summer!

Looking back at theses weights, man have I improved, ex, now I'm doing sets of 270 for 5x on deads, and dumbbell benching 45's and 50's. Shoulders do have a better shape to them now, and back is coming along nicely, legs actually look like there there now, calves still need work though.

I'm putting a slight amount of cardio in to lean up for the summer, but no serious cut, as I'm still trying to gain strength and size.

I love looking back and seeing progress. I'm going to start writing down my workouts again, so to gauge performance.

Bartles
07-02-09, 1:45 pm
Did a westside like program for a few months, strength is up, weight is 150 atm.

Bench 165 2x /155 5x (155 was my 1RM at the start of the summer)
Squat 245 3x ( was 210 2x at the start)
Dead, doing sets of 5 for 275, took some time off of them because of injury.

Looking into doing a hypertrophy split to change things up and keep growing.

Also, looking to become the strongest PL'er in the state for my age/ weight in a year, and looking to step on stage next year... well see.

Bartles
08-03-09, 12:54 pm
Just an update, hit 200 on the bench yesterday, 315 deadlift lastweek, and 245 3x is still my squat max, but now I'm doing box squats @ 225 for 5. Looking into going 8-12 reps for everything for about a month, weight 148. Focusing on more incline work now that I've reached my goal for flat bench this summer. Shoulders are remarkably stronger, and so are biceps and triceps.

Good stuff. Can anyone recommend me a training split that worked well for them hypertrophy wise?

Marcus Leong
02-06-10, 10:26 am
Was really rushed on time today in the gym, so arms was cut shorter then i'd like.
My bi's wont grow.... its really frustrating.

Back/ Bi's

Pullups
BW +5 8x
BW + 7.5 8x
BW + 10 6x
BW + 12 3x
BW + 15 2x

Lat Pulldowns
135 10x
150 8x
165 6x
182 2x
135 15x
105 10x

Seated Rows
135 12x
150 8x
150 6x
150 4x
120 20x
105 10x

Alt Dumbell Curls
30's 6x

Preacher
40lbs 14x

Staight Bar Curls
60 2x
50 4x

Negatives

50lbs 8x

Super set starting from 30's to 7.5 and then up to 30's again(5lb incremnts). 10 reps each set, alter dumbell curls.
(And yeah, I was cheatin once they got unliftable, gotta get it up somehow)

so... ( No more rest then the time it took to rack and unrack the weights)
30 10x
25 10x
20 10x
15 10x
12.5 10x
10 10x
7.5 10x

7.5 10x
10 10x
12.5 10x
15 10x
20 10x
25 8x
30 4x


So yeah.

Hey brother, I'm currently bulking as well so we are on the same boat. From what i've experienced, I just did more back exercise, concentrating on form. In just a few weeks, my arms started growing compared to when i did bicep exercises. So i would recommend back exercises for the biceps man. Just my 2 cents.

Bartles
04-19-10, 4:39 pm
Just another update, I've been lifting this whole time. I didn't stop and quit! (Just to explain the huge absence) Weight wise? Ive been everywhere from 165 to 132...Lost a ton of weight for a surgery and complications with med afterwords. I'm doing madcow 5x5 at the moment. All basic no frills bench squat deadlift deal. I've made good progress on it so far. It's getting harder and harder to get workouts in, due to the fact that I work 40 hours a week, and go to school for ~35. So It's difficult, but I'm always getting my 3 days in somehow. Strength is up, so is weight. I've got a 4 pack going on, but I'm eating more and more again to grow.

These few months have been challenging for me (Tension induces growth, in and out of the weight room!) but I've learned and grew a lot as a person.
God is good.