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by Brerlappin » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:12 pm

Winckle wrote:I just did the first workout of Stronglifts 5x5. I was easily the least healthy looking guy in the gym.


Fair play dude, we all started somewhere. SL is great alright, I started doing it last year after years of just doing bodyweight exercises, high intensity cardio and martial arts. It was hard getting used to it but I really enjoy it now.

Speaking of I managed to hit 5x5 67.5kg bench press today. I tried 67.5 a few weeks ago and failed it miserably. strawberry floating delighted to nail it today. I really didn't think id be able to do it at all.

I saw my neighbor at the gym today. A pretty dull story, but the below artists impression is a pretty good representation of her figure.

I had no idea she was as strawberry floating shredded as she is. Literally looks like her legs and arse were carved out of solid marble

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by Winckle » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:44 am

Me this morning:

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by That's not a growth » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:48 am

Legs are the worst for that too. Good luck on stairs!

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by Brerlappin » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:56 am

Winckle wrote:Me this morning:

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:lol:

Youll get to the point where you wake up, feel that muscle pain, and actually bloody enjoy it! It just means you did hard work the day before and it..


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by Winckle » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:27 pm

That's not a growth wrote:Legs are the worst for that too. Good luck on stairs!

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by Hime » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:44 pm

Winckle wrote:Me this morning:

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Good job getting yourself in the gym mate. The beginning is by far the worst part, you don't have the strength to push yourself that hard, everything hurts like strawberry float and your blowing just walking down the stairs. Give it a couple of months and it will start to get easier and more importantly enjoyable.

*Edit*strawberry floating good job :fp: sorry I didn't mean to talk to you like an American youth football coach.

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by Brerlappin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:07 pm

Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

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by Hime » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:12 pm

Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.

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by Brerlappin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:32 pm

Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

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by Hime » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:05 am

Brerlappin wrote:
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Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:

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by Saint of Killers » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:50 am

How often do yous guys take a break from working out? Like if you're going on holiday or something.

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by Albear » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:11 am

Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Good going. I really struggle with meal ideas. Have you got any examples you can post?

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by Brerlappin » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:42 am

Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Yeah jsut going up 1.25 every lift. So an extra 20kg seems like aeons away :lol:

I did a vaguely similar cut to that last year, and part of it was zero refined sugars too. Actually it was zero sugar full stop. Really tough but yeah weight just strawberry floating fell off me. Sugar is bloody evil man.

Jesus christ, i was at the gym this morning, doing squats. I had 130KG on the bar, just finished my second set, and i looked down at my phone for a bit in between sets, round timer goes off, i go to do another set and as soon as i lifted the bar i felt it give way and start falling down to my left hand side. Some dumb strawberry floating prick came along while i was looking at my phone and took 20KG off the right hand side of my bar. I confronted him about it and of course he denied it but him and his strawberry floating idiot mate were the only 2 people around. There were tons of plates fuckign everywhere, and these geniuses took them off a bar that i was standing in front of and had obviously been using, had my towel thrown over the bar and everything. Gym fuckery :fp:

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by Rocsteady » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:46 pm

Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Yeah jsut going up 1.25 every lift. So an extra 20kg seems like aeons away :lol:

I did a vaguely similar cut to that last year, and part of it was zero refined sugars too. Actually it was zero sugar full stop. Really tough but yeah weight just strawberry floating fell off me. Sugar is bloody evil man.

Jesus christ, i was at the gym this morning, doing squats. I had 130KG on the bar, just finished my second set, and i looked down at my phone for a bit in between sets, round timer goes off, i go to do another set and as soon as i lifted the bar i felt it give way and start falling down to my left hand side. Some dumb strawberry floating prick came along while i was looking at my phone and took 20KG off the right hand side of my bar. I confronted him about it and of course he denied it but him and his strawberry floating idiot mate were the only 2 people around. There were tons of plates fuckign everywhere, and these geniuses took them off a bar that i was standing in front of and had obviously been using, had my towel thrown over the bar and everything. Gym fuckery :fp:

Holy strawberry floating gooseberry fool man. Jesus Christ :lol:

I've seen some dumb ass gooseberry fool in the gym but that takes the biscuit.

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by Brerlappin » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:10 pm

Rocsteady wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Yeah jsut going up 1.25 every lift. So an extra 20kg seems like aeons away :lol:

I did a vaguely similar cut to that last year, and part of it was zero refined sugars too. Actually it was zero sugar full stop. Really tough but yeah weight just strawberry floating fell off me. Sugar is bloody evil man.

Jesus christ, i was at the gym this morning, doing squats. I had 130KG on the bar, just finished my second set, and i looked down at my phone for a bit in between sets, round timer goes off, i go to do another set and as soon as i lifted the bar i felt it give way and start falling down to my left hand side. Some dumb strawberry floating prick came along while i was looking at my phone and took 20KG off the right hand side of my bar. I confronted him about it and of course he denied it but him and his strawberry floating idiot mate were the only 2 people around. There were tons of plates fuckign everywhere, and these geniuses took them off a bar that i was standing in front of and had obviously been using, had my towel thrown over the bar and everything. Gym fuckery :fp:

Holy strawberry floating gooseberry fool man. Jesus Christ :lol:

I've seen some dumb ass gooseberry fool in the gym but that takes the biscuit.


Seriously man, first time gym fuckery has almost caused me to injure myself, or others. If the bar had've slid off to the side fully it wouldve wrecked anyone in its path! strawberry floating unreal :roll:

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by Rocsteady » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:28 pm

I can't get over that, that is... pretty special like.

At least your gym has a rack I guess, about to head off to mine the now and they only have a Smith machine. Feels so weird to squat in, can kind of throw your body forward to lift. Pretty sure it's going to make my back shot but it's only for a month and legs have been getting too neglected.

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by Hime » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:26 am

Albear wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Good going. I really struggle with meal ideas. Have you got any examples you can post?

It's not very exciting man, probably what you would expect with lean meat, green veg, eggs, complex carbs, cheese, yoghurt and protein powder.

My favourite low carb meal is an egg an avocado and a chicken breast. I pre cook a bunch of chicken breast in piri piri spice rub so it's ready to eat, chop up the avocado, whisk the egg and grate 10g of medium cheddar cheese. Chuck the egg cheese and avocado in a pan and make a little omlette. When the omlette is done give it a little dusting of cajan spice and eat with the cold chicken.

Pre work out porridge is simply 80g rolled oats, 10g dark chocolate, 20g honey and 30g whey protein isolate. I chuck in a mug of water and cook it until it gets to the consistency I like. You can actually cook it so it goes thin, chuck it on a baking tray in a pre heated oven (150) for 15 minutes for little flap jack's.

The other things are tons of broccoli and beef medallions. Just close your eyes and think of your cheat day. That one's a bit gooseberry fool.

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by Hime » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:34 am

Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:
Hime wrote:
Brerlappin wrote:Did 132.5KG DL last night, a new personal best :D Didnt think i was gonna be able to hit it as my first attempt was total failure, didn't even get the weights off the ground. But managed to get it for 5 reps on the second try.

Well done mate, I'm guessing you can't be far from DL twice your body weight?

I cannot believe how much difference the cutting diet is making to my physique, I would never believe how quick things could change if I didn't try it.


About 20kg away from double body weight, but the thought of an extra 20kg on that lift makes me want to cry :lol:

What kind of cutting are you doing?

The hard thing is that I guess you're the same in that the smallest plates you can add are 1.25kg? I remember when my cousin lived with me for a bit that he would measure out fractional weights with sugar so that he could keep increasing the weight. Not exactly practical for the gym but an idea none the less :D .

It's a diet that puts me in a slight calorie deficit but it's primarily about being low fat and no refined sugar. I've been reading up on it a fair bit and I believe it's fairly standard in that the calories are made up of macros being 40% carbs, 40% protein & 20% fat. Also it's structured so that you have the vast majority of your carbs before and after training with part of one of the meals removed on non training days. You also get one cheat meal per week that you ideally have on a day after training when you will also train the next day in place of the normal post work out meal. You can just use IIFYM but my trainer promotes eating healthier which I can get behind.

While it is mentally challenging eating the same thing every day it's actually quite convenient with shift work and I don't think food has ever tasted as good as that first cheat. I promised myself I wouldn't get madly into weight lifting/body building when I started but here we are :lol:


Yeah jsut going up 1.25 every lift. So an extra 20kg seems like aeons away :lol:

I did a vaguely similar cut to that last year, and part of it was zero refined sugars too. Actually it was zero sugar full stop. Really tough but yeah weight just strawberry floating fell off me. Sugar is bloody evil man.

Jesus christ, i was at the gym this morning, doing squats. I had 130KG on the bar, just finished my second set, and i looked down at my phone for a bit in between sets, round timer goes off, i go to do another set and as soon as i lifted the bar i felt it give way and start falling down to my left hand side. Some dumb strawberry floating prick came along while i was looking at my phone and took 20KG off the right hand side of my bar. I confronted him about it and of course he denied it but him and his strawberry floating idiot mate were the only 2 people around. There were tons of plates fuckign everywhere, and these geniuses took them off a bar that i was standing in front of and had obviously been using, had my towel thrown over the bar and everything. Gym fuckery :fp:

When I say zero refined sugar I just mean that the only sugar you get is from fruit and veg. Thinking about it there must be very little saturated fat too. I was already in reasonable shape so this is just getting rid of that lair of fat around my abs and making everything more defined. The best thing is that I don't feel like I'm losing any strength.

I bet it won't take you that long mate, 6 months you'll have it cracked. That is some lazy bull gooseberry fool right there, what a pair of strawberry floating idiots.

strawberry floating my back doing DL yesterday, irst time doing them in a while and I didn't warm up properly. I've had a bad back for a long time now but it's been a long time since I've put it out with the feeling of a pop. Did a bit of swimming to stay loose and it actually felt ok last night but not so good today.

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by That's not a growth » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:10 am

I pulled my back doing bent over row a couple of months ago and was shitting myself thinking it was really serious, but thankfully after 2-3 days I could walk properly about 2-3 weeks of rest and stretching I was able to lift freely again which was amazing.

I'm making pretty good progress at the moment, but I try to do too much at once. Trying to loose fat, keep/gain strength, become a faster runner with more endurance, a more competent swimmer. It's slow going, but I do see progress. I need some new trousers, mine are now comically too loose, halfway down my arse without a belt, could probably be taken off without undoing if I really tried. Still got a muffin top, which my sisters enjoyed pointing out a couple of weeks ago, but it's shrinking despite my weight not really changing.

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by BTB » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:09 pm

Added on blugarian split squats to my leg session yesterday and good god my balance on them is awful...

It'll get easier once I do them more regular right?


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