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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4455 on: July 06, 2018, 10:14:21 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.4/_/80.4
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0845, 1230, 1630; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  45g BCAA; 
Activity: 13.4
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 20/20
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Rest day.
Notes:
Thinking Coges advice might be appropriate. I've done well on this cut, losing almost 10kg in something like 6 weeks or something crazy like that (will look up properly later when im done) but it doesn't look like im going to be able to finish the job even if i diet for a week longer (up to the DEXA). The DEXA is a hard cap - i def wont do a single day's of cutting after the scan because i want to go immediately to maintenance. So as a compromise i may just take a smaller deficit, add more carbs back, shorter fasts (12-14hrs) and restore some sort of mental acuity so i can give myself a chance of getting the girl. I think that's a fair compromise at this situation. When i look in the mirror I see someone with abs etc but i still have central obesity .. that will take another cut down the line, i cant get it done in the next 7 days so i won't stress it.

I was planning on discontinuing the caffeine and green tea tomorrow but i think if i do that, i'll gain some water weight (which i would have lost initially by doing the 3x(200/400) - caffeine/green tea combo every day. i'll basically go from 600-700mg of caffeine a day to 600mg a week - will def gain some water discontinuing the diuretic (caffeine). Maybe just run the CEGCG combo til the dexa? then stop the day after?
« Last Edit: July 07, 2018, 08:56:31 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4456 on: July 06, 2018, 10:19:28 pm »
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southpaw coming from the pespective of a single man, you can't get too enamored with any one girl until you're actually together. it's just bad to build up hopes to have them dashes, that can destroy you (it shouldn't but that's what we're trying to avoid). Shooters shoot, don't get too invested in any move, it may not pay off. Looking at my squat pause pr attempt, i failed but did i really fail? gotta look at both imposters equally (success or failure), don't get too caught up on the moment .. just keep going, luck is what happens at the intersection of preparedness and opportunity. i def agree with coges that when you find someone you are really into you need to maek an effort and i haven't done that in this situation. But i see it from southpaw perspective that if you try too hard it will kill the situation before it begins, you have to play it calmly though im currently missing self confidence (low test probably) to get this right. need to take my shot and see how it goes. im not doing that yet .. today or tmr i'll call her and see if i can win her over. her guard is high and im tird of being judged by the consequences of other men but it is what it is .. i think i packed enough cliches into this post lol
« Last Edit: July 06, 2018, 10:21:43 pm by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4457 on: July 07, 2018, 09:03:05 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.3/_/80.5
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0830, 1230, 1630; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity: 15.6
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 21/21
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Rest day.

Notes:
Made it to day 21 in one piece. Supposed to call the girl today but she's disappeared off whatsapp .. only gives one word answers .. and im gonna look needy if i keep trying to talk to her. so i'll just let her be. i think i messed it up .. oh well. At least i will have abs  :wowthatwasnutswtf:
« Last Edit: July 08, 2018, 09:45:18 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4458 on: July 08, 2018, 12:36:15 am »
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I take back everything I've said previously. Abs are far more important  :D
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4459 on: July 08, 2018, 01:05:36 am »
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priorities!!! 8) 8)
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4460 on: July 08, 2018, 09:05:38 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.3/_/80.2
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0830, 1230, 1630; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity:
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 22/22
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Volume day.
Training:

BS 6x120(p0), 0Fx142.5p, 6x100
BP 1x90, 5x80
Dips 17xBW

Notes:
I wont do a proper refeed today. Save it for next monday,  day after the dexa scan. Think that makes more sense.  But here we go, final week. 
« Last Edit: July 09, 2018, 04:50:19 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4461 on: July 09, 2018, 10:15:18 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: _/_/80.4
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0900, 1300, 1500; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity:
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 23/23
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Rest day.
Notes:
80.4kg post refeed gives me the hope/goal of ending this cut sub-80kg post-refeed on the final one. And then my job in the maintenance break will be simple - stay under 80kg.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4462 on: July 10, 2018, 10:06:29 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: _/_/80
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0930, 1330, 1730; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity: 10.5
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 24/24
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Recovery training day.
BS 2x120(p0), 1x140pB

Bike - 20mins

Notes:
Hit the magic 80.0kg milestone today. Never would have expected that when i started this cut like 8 weeks ago but there you go. 4 more days, going to give myself some room to grow under 80kg now, lets aim for like sub 79.5kg monday morning.

140p@80 is a 1.75xbw pr, albeit first time ive done pause squats with a belt.
« Last Edit: July 11, 2018, 08:41:57 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4463 on: July 10, 2018, 10:37:09 pm »
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193 -> 176 in 2 months.... Wow. Thats wild. I bet you are shredded now. I want to do something similar for my tourney in early september, any advice? Literally 193 right now, if i was 176 with even close to my current strength and peaked athleticism i feel like i would be unstoppable. Do you think you are faster + better verts than you were a month ago?
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4464 on: July 10, 2018, 10:59:24 pm »
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193 -> 176 in 2 months.... Wow. Thats wild. I bet you are shredded now. I want to do something similar for my tourney in early september, any advice? Literally 193 right now, if i was 176 with even close to my current strength and peaked athleticism i feel like i would be unstoppable. Do you think you are faster + better verts than you were a month ago?

i was too ashamed to take before photos but i wish i had now. have videos on insta though so can kinda do side-by-side comparison. i think i started around 200 and im 176 now. if it was for getting the flu i bet i would have a bit more strenght and muscle and cud have got some lifetime PRs for vertical. but still happy with the results. want to peak vert in the 2 weeks following end of diet.  so far i haven't seen any great promise of vertical gains tho. i mean i was hitting PR level on vertical at 95kg in feb at about 35" .. and in the last few weeks im struggling to get 32" with a 5kg vest. still lets see what happens when i increase calories to maintenance and let some fatigue dissipate (i do daily weight vest walking which does tire out the legs chronically). 
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4465 on: July 11, 2018, 09:44:39 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.3/_/80.1
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0830, 1230, 1630; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity: 10.5
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 25/25
Mobility: T
Skill work: F

Rest day.
Notes:
I think ive lost inches overnight .... but scale didn't register. water retention prob. doesn't matter. the end of the tunnel is starting to show.. 3 days left after today
« Last Edit: July 12, 2018, 06:26:25 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4466 on: July 12, 2018, 08:29:25 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.3/64/79.9
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0800; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity: 17 (!!)
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 26/26
Mobility: T
Skill work: T

Heavy training day.
BS 2x120(p0), 0Fx147.5B, 2x130B, 3x125, 2x122.5
OHP 3x60, 1x65, 2x62.5
Chinup 3x20(102.5), 5x10(92.5)
Back Xtn 3x6x112.5(PR)

Bball training

Notes:
Broke bw <80kg for the first time. Nice. Looking forward to my last training sesh on the cut.
« Last Edit: July 13, 2018, 10:16:23 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4468 on: July 13, 2018, 09:50:09 pm »
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AM temp/hr/bw: 37.1/66/79.8
AM skinfold(mm): pec(), sup(), ab(), sum()
Weight Vest: 6()
Supplement: 200/400 CEGCG (with vitc, 1.5g fish oil, 1g cayn) - 0900, 1300, 1700; 1.5g cayn- 2000;  20g BCAA; 
Activity: 20.5 (PR?)
Misc: n/a
Diet Compliance: 27/27
Mobility: T
Skill work: T

Rest day.
Notes:
Dexa tmr. i look dramatically leaner this morning.. im confident i'll be sub 15% now. Going to do as much fat loss as possible this weekend because monday on is maintenance break.
« Last Edit: July 14, 2018, 09:07:57 am by maxent »
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #4469 on: July 14, 2018, 05:46:06 am »
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even odds you come in under 12%  :lololol:

amended: 70% you're under 15% but question the dexa's accuracy, 30% you're over 15%.
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