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Old 04-28-2013, 02:37 PM   #481
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had an injury last year that kept me out for 3 months.

once i got back on the court i was in really bad shape and it has taken me a while to drop the excess weight (gained like 25 lbs, wasnt aloud to run, lift, anything!)

The past 2 months i've made more progress than all the other months combined. I'm 6'2, weighed 200 the first time I exercised after my surgery, now I'm at 180, in the past 2 months I lost 7 lbs alone.

Had a back problem 2 months ago and had to do corrective exercises, since then I've gotten my bounce back, really have focused on only bodyweight exercises (pullups, dips, pushups etc) and core strengthening. Next step to get back in the gym starting from scratch.
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:07 PM   #482
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Honestly looking back, Rock wasn't even that big during his full time career. The size he was back then looks downright average compared to the monster he is now



Honestly I think a big part of it is just that he had to be smaller when he competed full time because you have to be a lot more mobile in the ring. You have to carry all that weight during probably 100+ matches per year so its ideal to me smaller and more mobile. Now that he only has to do one match per year (2-3 at most) he can be a lot bigger. Even if you saw his WM match and match against Punk, you can definitely tell all that extra "movie" weight is harder to carry in the ring because he slowed down after like 10 minutes in the ring.

So i mean I'm sure if his goal was to be as big as possible he easily could have done it back then, but time (you can't work out as much when youre on the road 48 out of 52 weeks of the year) and the need to stay mobile probably kept him smaller. Like I said, his ONLY goal is to be as big as possible for this movie. With all those resources he could easily do it without roids.

The human body has a plateau for how much muscle it can gain naturally. I'd wager that The Rock had reached it before the point he is at now and the only way to get past that plateau is to take something to help.
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:51 PM   #483
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The human body has a plateau for how much muscle it can gain naturally. I'd wager that The Rock had reached it before the point he is at now and the only way to get past that plateau is to take something to help.


Excatly. Just look at pro natural bodybuilders how hard they try to achieve best form possible and how different they look compared to the Rock or other roid bodybuilders.

Funniest thing about it is how those people try to play it off like it's the ''healthy'' foods which made them look the way they look. Chicken, complex carbs, eggs, olive oil, vegetables, avocado, beef and we are almost running out of foods we are allowed to eat.
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Old 04-28-2013, 07:11 PM   #484
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The Rock looks huge! Bit over the top in my opinion but he has bulked up for a role I suppose.

I also don't think he has done steroids. This man has been working out for decades now so it's not like he had to start from scratch to get there.

My bad. I meant to say that I think he DID have some "supplementation." Like I said, he's in MUCH more tremendous shape than he was when he was wrestling. I don't think it's common for for athletes to get THAT jacked after their performing days. Regardless of whether he roided up or not, you still need to do work for roids to work, and he knows how to put in work.

Burgz, good luck on that. I'm sure you've built yourself a solid foundation with your calisthenics. I don't think it'll be that hard for you to get your strength back. Cheers!
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:32 PM   #485
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Never! ever! use synthol



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Old 04-30-2013, 01:43 AM   #486
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LMAO, I bet he tells people "100% natty bro"
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:18 AM   #487
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Do people have a dedicated arm day, or do you just work in triceps with chest and biceps with back?

I notice I've lost a bit of size in my arms, though I've stopped doing them completely recently (last few weeks) as a isolating exercise (aka bicep curls, tricep pulldowns, etc) as I've been focusing simply on getting a few of my major lifts up in weight. I've done that now, and want to get back to simply just looking good.

Do most people have a dedicated arm day, or mix it in with your other body parts? Which have you found to be more effective? I used to have a dedicated arm day, but I'm thinking to work it in this time, since I like having 2 chest or back days alternating each week.
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:28 AM   #488
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Do people have a dedicated arm day, or do you just work in triceps with chest and biceps with back?

I notice I've lost a bit of size in my arms, though I've stopped doing them completely recently (last few weeks) as a isolating exercise (aka bicep curls, tricep pulldowns, etc) as I've been focusing simply on getting a few of my major lifts up in weight. I've done that now, and want to get back to simply just looking good.

Do most people have a dedicated arm day, or mix it in with your other body parts? Which have you found to be more effective? I used to have a dedicated arm day, but I'm thinking to work it in this time, since I like having 2 chest or back days alternating each week.

I always have a dedicated arm day although I'll occasionally work in triceps with my chest workout. Works well for me.
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:49 AM   #489
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Just realized that I've been chronically undereating literally 90% of the days these past 2 years. No wonder my deadlift blasted up to 415 within less than 9 months and then stalled for months... Time to up the calories big time. 5 meals or bust. Commuting and work interfere though.

If I have to I'll chug down olive oil with OJ. Take on extra helpings of whatever. No more fukks given about abs.

Time to become a motherfukking Marine. Six months left. Enough of this excuse bullsh!t.

Three day split with minimal equipment.

Legs/Shoulders
1) Pistol Squat 4 Sets. Max Reps.
2) Handstand Pushups. 4 Sets. Max Reps
3) Hindu Pushups. 4 sets*Max
4) Hamstring Curls with Ball or imitation Ham Glute Raise. 4 sets.
5) That Side Plank thing for the delts

Chest/Tri/Abs/Cardio
1) One Arm Pushup
2) Tigerbend Pushup + Bodyweight Skullcrusher ghetto version
3) Fist Wide Pushup
4) Leg Lifts
5) Janda Sit Up
6) RKC Plank
7) Russian Ballet Hip Thrust
8) Run

Back/Bis/Abs*Speed*
Run a few sprints. Perfect form uphill
1) One Arm Chin UPs (Not real one arm) + Straight Bar Dips
2) Wide grip pull ups
3) Chin ups
4) Hanging Leg Raises
5) Standing Board Jumps

Hill Sprints * 5 or so
Jump Rope (Double Under and speed footwork) in interval sessions

Let's go. MUST. GET. DRESS. BLUES. Long way off but anythings possible.

Congrats on joining the Corp, I've just recently signed a SEAL contract. I ship out in August.
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:53 AM   #490
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Do people have a dedicated arm day, or do you just work in triceps with chest and biceps with back?

I notice I've lost a bit of size in my arms, though I've stopped doing them completely recently (last few weeks) as a isolating exercise (aka bicep curls, tricep pulldowns, etc) as I've been focusing simply on getting a few of my major lifts up in weight. I've done that now, and want to get back to simply just looking good.

Do most people have a dedicated arm day, or mix it in with your other body parts? Which have you found to be more effective? I used to have a dedicated arm day, but I'm thinking to work it in this time, since I like having 2 chest or back days alternating each week.

I used to have a dedicated day, but now I just hit them twice a week while doing PHAT which gives me a lot of volume. I can hit them really hard on both days, and I've noticed a decent increase in size from doing this.

Today for instance was upper power day, so I did this in addition to major lifts (row/bench/OHP)


4 sets weighted dips
3 sets weighted pullups
3 sets straight bar curls
3 sets DB tricep extension
3 sets tricep pushdowns
2 sets cambered bar curls



And then on Friday I have another day where they will get hit with close grip bench, more weighted dips, more curls etc but with higher reps.

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Old 05-02-2013, 01:40 AM   #491
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Just to further the talk on arms, I just watched this Kai Greene video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8wZNGL4iA4

Did my arm workout, and followed the advice. Damn is all I can say....
I'm usually bicep curling 50lbs after 4 sets of chin ups, but doing that squeezing and contracting method (and I'm talking about hard squeezes), 25lbs dumbbells feel like 100lbs.
I think this is a much better method of adding mass to you arms instead of going reasonably heavy. Obviously not so heavy that you start swinging, which you see a lot of people do in the gym.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:25 AM   #492
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All this talk about arm day made me want to do squats.

Here's a vid of me doing a double on the Front Squat:

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=o1MLqoPcAh0

My PR was 195 back in August but I didn't squat for around 4 months and I lost some of my feel for it. Wrking back up and hope to get it up to 205 at the very least within the next 4 weeks.
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:06 PM   #493
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Congrats on joining the Corp, I've just recently signed a SEAL contract. I ship out in August.

Thank you kindly. OCS is really going to test sleep deprivation.

Keep us updated on your journey NOT to lose all that muscle after the strenuous Cardio man. You'll probably need like 5k + to maintain, damn..

But heres another NAVY Seals transformation.



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Old 05-02-2013, 07:43 PM   #494
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All this talk about arm day made me want to do squats.

Here's a vid of me doing a double on the Front Squat:

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=o1MLqoPcAh0

My PR was 195 back in August but I didn't squat for around 4 months and I lost some of my feel for it. Wrking back up and hope to get it up to 205 at the very least within the next 4 weeks.
For a while I was on a running kick and didn't lift for a good two months. Started a program again about a month and a half ago and question why I overstepped. I'm back to back-squatting 365 x 5 while my other lifts are going up as well. I'm a big dude 220-230lbs so it's not very impressive but it feels good.

Thing is that I liked running as well and as I've been saying the past year (but haven't done) I want to get down to 200-210. I need to find a happy medium for strength training and losing weight. If anyone has ideas feel free to share
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:21 PM   #495
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For a while I was on a running kick and didn't lift for a good two months. Started a program again about a month and a half ago and question why I overstepped. I'm back to back-squatting 365 x 5 while my other lifts are going up as well. I'm a big dude 220-230lbs so it's not very impressive but it feels good.

Thing is that I liked running as well and as I've been saying the past year (but haven't done) I want to get down to 200-210. I need to find a happy medium for strength training and losing weight. If anyone has ideas feel free to share

Throwing in some sprinting days to my training has really helped me lean out more. I was already pretty lean coz I got into my thin days when I started training but after adding some sprint days, the separation between my shoulder and my arm is much better and I'm pretty close to revealing my abs. If you're still running and not really looking to give that up, maybe just one day of adding them will do fine. Like with any cardio or conditioning though, I like doing them fasted with just some coffee and coconut oil before.

And 365 is 365 no matter how heavy you are. That's an awesome amount of weight to be putting up.
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