Discussion in 'Public Journals' started by GymRatGresham, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham King of Bad Jokes

    I've been thinking of starting a Journal for awhile now, and I figured it's about time I got off my metaphorical arse and start writing.
    My end goal is to simply be big, Be Huge to be monstrous. My idol is Frank Mcgrath.
    I started lifting a year ago at sometime this month. So it's a pretty good time I suppose to start this thing.
    So far I haven't messed with any Gear only 3 weeks worth of D-bol I was given

    My stats as of today are:

    Height- 6foot
    BF-20.5 inch according to an internet test but the Tesco 50p-a-pop scale says I'm 13.5 so who knows
    Quad- Just under 24inch

    Messing around on my PC earlier with a picture I took before I started lifting and one I took today this is my year transformation.
    It's got some sh*tty instagram filter on it.
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  2. Homercles

    Homercles Moderator Staff Member

    Off to a good start bud, clear and definite progress in the last year.

    Keep it going!
  3. Doby

    Doby Elite Member

    Nice frame for getting large you've got there mate
  4. Irish Beast

    Irish Beast Beast

    Good on you for starting a journal. Will pop in when I can :)
  5. Gator

    Gator Elite Member

    All the best with this journal mate - will follow with interest :)
  6. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham King of Bad Jokes

    Thank you guys.
    Homer I've had a good guide for the last few months.

    Because if my injury I can only train it on days when it doesn't hurt/ache. Today woke up feeling good so,
    Trained back/biceps today. Was a really good sesh for what it was. I can't do bent over rows or t-bars because of my injury.
    So it's very machine orientated.

    Had a nice burn going, 3 sets of everything
    For 12/15 slow reps. Felt really good to be honest. Managed to throw my lower back out picking an ez bar up on my last set of the day.

    Wide grip chins
    Close grip seated rows
    Lat pull down
    Wise grip seated rows.
    Some kind if t bar row machine that you lean on a chest pad.
    Close grip pull downs.

    Standing curls.
    Seated hammers
    Ez bar curl drop set.

    Sat in spoons now waiting for a large steak as a bit of a treat :)

    Sent from my microwave using defrost.
  7. Homercles

    Homercles Moderator Staff Member

    Steak well earned I'd say!

    Take care of that back bro.
  8. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham King of Bad Jokes

    It was a silly mistake. I think the bloody combined weight of the bar and every weight on there at the time was 12.5kg.

    I'm going to apologise for this >> Sent from my microwave using defrost.

    I changed it on Tapatalk as a bit of a joke, now I can't bloody change it back.
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  9. Homercles

    Homercles Moderator Staff Member

    Get the bag of frozen peas on it tonight bud ;-)
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  10. mick_the_brick

    mick_the_brick Elite Member

    Good stuff will follow with interest mate

    Good base to build on there and progress is clearly visable
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  11. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham King of Bad Jokes

    Thank you @mick_the_brick 
    Stayed at the GFs last night so had to train at a gym in Lincoln.
    Little spit and sawdust affair, tiny little thing but brilliant for what's in there.

    She was whining that she wanted to "Go for a walk" this morning but I had to go to the gym. Shoulder day, favourite day of the week.

    seated shoulder press on a smith.
    side raises
    seated rear delt raises 
    Arnold press
    shrugs (rarely do them so thought I'd throw them in the mix)
    seated side raises 
    standing front raises
    cable rear delt raises

    All in all good session, felt knackered brilliant pump on, gunna be aching all day :D

    Got back to the GFs, brought her a frozen CD because I knew she'd whine I spent to long in the gym.
    Still go whined at. sigh.
    Wants to do something tomorrow but I want to train arms then go watch my mate deadlift a car.

    But I'm not sure If I'll get away with it Lmao.
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  12. Homercles

    Homercles Moderator Staff Member

    Think we need to double-date bud, see if your gf can catch the lifting bug from my gf ;-)
  13. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham King of Bad Jokes

    Haha, yeah right.
    I'm not that lucky.
    She's sporty, just not into lifting.

    Doubt we'll be able to though, she goes back to Ipswich a week on Sunday mate.
  14. mick_the_brick

    mick_the_brick Elite Member

    That's a weird place mate Ipswich isn't it?

    Was working down there 1 week out of every month for a while found a topper of a bistro though where they would make whatever I asked for up fresh etc

    Very good pricing too - 2 courses ran at 15 quid
  15. mick_the_brick

    mick_the_brick Elite Member

    Out of interest what's a typical days eating look like?