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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5055 on: May 26, 2020, 05:50:01 am »
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Tue (26/5/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training: 1 days
BW: 87.9kg (!!!!)

BS 2x8x20, 8x40, 6x55
BP 8x20, 8x30, 6x40

Notes:
Scales are back and while i expected to see say 86.xx something and be disappointed about THAT imagine finding out i'm 88kg. Yikes.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5056 on: May 27, 2020, 06:34:56 am »
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Wed (27/5/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training: 2 days
BW: 85.1kg (!!!!)

BS 17x95, BX 20x25kg

Notes:
Exams are stressing me out and im not getting much sleep. Need to be careful with all the caffeine im taking and the previous factors mentioned, im giving myself a good chance of arrythmias. my heart rate was so high after that set of 17x95 that it took a good half an hour to come down below 100bpm. But thankfully it did. So that puts me exactly 20kg away from my lifetime PR of 17x115kg.

But on the bright side somehow the scale read 85.1kg today .. that's good! I finally found a diet secret that seems to be a huge gamechanger. Coles now sells these 500mL MCT enriched coconut oil bottles for like $11. Taking 10g twice a day is letting me reduce carb intake heavily while suffering no consequences whatsover, which is profoundly cool.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5057 on: June 01, 2020, 06:44:56 am »
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Mon (1/6/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training: 0 days
BW:

BS 6x70, 6x90
OHP 6x50, 6x56, 8x54.5
Chinup 6xBW

Notes:
missed several sessions cos of uni but going to try do better
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5058 on: June 03, 2020, 07:19:47 am »
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Wed (3/6/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training: 3 days
BW:

BS 6x75, 6x90, 1x120
BP 6x75, 7Fx77, 9x70
Pullup 5xBW
LPD, CROW 15x35kg, 12x35kg

Notes:
Bench has stalled hard .. but i am going 10days or more between sessions so that's expected.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5059 on: June 10, 2020, 05:54:02 am »
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Wed (10/6/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training:
BW:

BS 8x40, 8x60, 6x75
BP 6x55, 6x72.5, 7x77.5, 10x70

Notes:
Got a bench in! made progress. doing abbreviated workouts while in exams. but i have to share some news with my squats. i bought a pair of reebok (crossfity) type lifting shoes last year, at the time i was lifting seriously so i didn't really try them except the first day when i got them i swapped them on during my regular daily squats and i noticed they were squishier and i didnt think they were as good. well this time around i was thinking of sparing my normal shoes from wear and tear by swapping to the reeboks. and imagine my suprise when i found it made my squats feel better, my knee feel wonderful and my form became much improved. it was almost as my old shoes had worn out in a way which put a great deal of stress on my right knee .. and just not using them fixed that instantly. really cool stuff. also i found i was never really squatting right in the first place, my core was engaged but not fully in a way it should be. the upshot of it is that on video my squats now look like acole's .. amazing transformation. downside is im a newbie again, now using 70-90kg for worksets but it's okay :)
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5060 on: June 24, 2020, 08:01:45 am »
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need to start logging again, got too occupied with exams to keep up logging but i tried to train once a while. now im going to get back into it again, hoping to get my upper body program on track.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5061 on: June 25, 2020, 06:53:49 am »
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Thu (25/6/2020)
Daily Activity:   
Daily Training:
BW:

BS 8x40, 8x60, 8x80
BP 6x55, 6x72.5, 6x77.5, 6x75, 8x70
Pullup 2x5xBW

Notes:
Got some runs on the board. I'm booking a tattoo session (a first one), for my birthday, thinking of getting something on my biceps, as motivation to train my upper body hard.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5062 on: June 25, 2020, 09:29:28 am »
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you should get this:  :lololol:

i love having tattoos but i'm glad i waited so long to start getting them (was 29 when i got my first one). i think i'll go in for my third once covid calms down here. thought about getting it in london but the thing i want to get is super tied to where i grew up so seems more appropriate to get it done here.
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monday: lift
tuesday: run 10-12 km
wednesday: run 10-12 km
thursday: run 10-12 km
friday: rest
saturday: run tempo/VO2 max/speed x 6-8 km

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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5063 on: June 25, 2020, 07:44:47 pm »
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Thu (25/6/2020)
Daily Activity:   
Daily Training:
BW:

BS 8x40, 8x60, 8x80
BP 6x55, 6x72.5, 6x77.5, 6x75, 8x70
Pullup 2x5xBW

Notes:
Got some runs on the board. I'm booking a tattoo session (a first one), for my birthday, thinking of getting something on my biceps, as motivation to train my upper body hard.

Nice. What are you getting?

Meanwhile I have my first one booked for the second week of July.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5064 on: June 25, 2020, 07:45:21 pm »
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you should get this:  :lololol:

i love having tattoos but i'm glad i waited so long to start getting them (was 29 when i got my first one). i think i'll go in for my third once covid calms down here. thought about getting it in london but the thing i want to get is super tied to where i grew up so seems more appropriate to get it done here.

What was your first one and what are you planning to get?
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5065 on: June 26, 2020, 09:29:04 am »
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you should get this:  :lololol:

i love having tattoos but i'm glad i waited so long to start getting them (was 29 when i got my first one). i think i'll go in for my third once covid calms down here. thought about getting it in london but the thing i want to get is super tied to where i grew up so seems more appropriate to get it done here.

What was your first one and what are you planning to get?

first one is on the inside of my left bicep: a representation of the folds in a paper airplane i learned to make in preschool. looks like an origami diagram, but rectangular. it's a reminder to play and be imaginative and open-minded, and to revere good teachers like the guy who taught me that particular way of making airplanes. second one is on my left ankle: five interlocking circles (around one axis, not like the olympic rings), which my brother and parents all got after my youngest brother died a couple years ago. it commemorates him and the fact that our family of five is no longer intact except in ourselves. both pretty simple geometric designs.

the third is going to be a cross-section of the bedrock underneath the neighborhood where i grew up and am sitting right now. it'll be based on one i found by the maryland geological survey, just grayscale/fine-line rather than colored.* only thing that's holding me back right now, other than covid, is deciding where to put it. it's between wrapping it around my right thigh, right-side ribs, or right bicep/forearm.

*https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_277.htm (the second drawing down in the middle, the one that looks like a bar. if you zoom in, you'll see georgia ave and piney branch rd: i grew up right in between those two.)
Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

- Avishek

sunday: run 14+ km
monday: lift
tuesday: run 10-12 km
wednesday: run 10-12 km
thursday: run 10-12 km
friday: rest
saturday: run tempo/VO2 max/speed x 6-8 km

https://www.savannahstate.edu/cost/nrotc/documents/Inform2010-thearmstrongworkout_Enclosure15_5-2-10.pdf

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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5066 on: June 27, 2020, 06:42:13 am »
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Fri (26/6/2020)
Daily Activity:   
Daily Training:
BW:

BS 8x40, 8x60, 8x75, 8x90
Run ~ 2.5km

Notes:
Weather was good and i couldn't resist going for a run along the beach. was pretty nice, should do that more often (i know i always say that but)
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5067 on: June 27, 2020, 06:43:29 am »
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Sat (27/6/2020)
Daily Activity:   
Daily Training:
BW:

BS 8x40, 8x60
OHP 8x40, 8x50, 4x54, 8x50
Chinup 2x6xBW

Notes:
Yeah my body isn't used to doing ohp workouts so frequently but going 10 days between ohp or bp is not good for progress, but in the meantime i'll need to adapt to more frequent upper training.
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Re: chasing athleticism
« Reply #5068 on: July 01, 2020, 10:06:05 pm »
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you should get this:  :lololol:

i love having tattoos but i'm glad i waited so long to start getting them (was 29 when i got my first one). i think i'll go in for my third once covid calms down here. thought about getting it in london but the thing i want to get is super tied to where i grew up so seems more appropriate to get it done here.

What was your first one and what are you planning to get?

first one is on the inside of my left bicep: a representation of the folds in a paper airplane i learned to make in preschool. looks like an origami diagram, but rectangular. it's a reminder to play and be imaginative and open-minded, and to revere good teachers like the guy who taught me that particular way of making airplanes. second one is on my left ankle: five interlocking circles (around one axis, not like the olympic rings), which my brother and parents all got after my youngest brother died a couple years ago. it commemorates him and the fact that our family of five is no longer intact except in ourselves. both pretty simple geometric designs.

the third is going to be a cross-section of the bedrock underneath the neighborhood where i grew up and am sitting right now. it'll be based on one i found by the maryland geological survey, just grayscale/fine-line rather than colored.* only thing that's holding me back right now, other than covid, is deciding where to put it. it's between wrapping it around my right thigh, right-side ribs, or right bicep/forearm.

*https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_277.htm (the second drawing down in the middle, the one that looks like a bar. if you zoom in, you'll see georgia ave and piney branch rd: i grew up right in between those two.)

That's very cool. Sounds like there's a ton of meaning in each of your tattoos.
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