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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #120 on: April 07, 2017, 05:03:18 AM »

I'm at 168 apparently.  Gotta lose like 10 pounds then regain it as muscle
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #121 on: April 12, 2017, 12:22:20 AM »

Today's mile was 6:27 (I think. Give or take 2 seconds)
I was also drafted to do the 4x8 for the first time ever in my 2.(however long this season has been so far) seasons. I don't like relays >_<
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #122 on: April 12, 2017, 12:47:04 AM »

I think I'd like 4x800
I did 4x200 back in the day but I'm just not a sprinter
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« Reply #123 on: April 12, 2017, 01:02:38 AM »

I can't sprint unless I'm in a runner's high
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #124 on: August 02, 2017, 06:11:46 AM »

Link to original post for reference.

I've been working out for six full months, and boy, do I not regret it one bit. I've made so much progress that I never thought I could make, working out twice a week (Tuesday/Friday). Here's my average workout, as of today:
Chest press: 4 sets of 10; 115 lbs.
Leg extensions: 4 sets of 10; 85 lbs.
Bicep curls: 4 sets of 5; 25 lbs. (each arm) / Tricep extension: 4 sets of 10; 30 lbs. (both arms)
Shoulder press: 4 sets of 10; 40 lbs. / Going to find some sort of other leg exercise to do on Fridays

And, exercises I do every day:
Sit-ups: 3 sets of 40. I alternate days with V-ups: 3 sets of 15.
Side planks: 3 sets, hold for 15 seconds.


Currently goals are to add 10 lbs. to both the chest press and leg extensions, get comfortable with doing 4 sets of 10 for the bicep curls at the same weight, get up to 40 lbs. for the tricep extensions (definitely my weakest point), get up to 60 lbs. with the shoulder press, and generally continue to improve on daily exercises, before I go back to school on the 26th (I'll probably take the first week of classes off so I can readjust, then hit the gym again).

Physically, I can definitely see a visible improvement in the way my body looks, and have gained around 15 lbs. (just got weighed at the doctor's office), reaching an all-time high weight of around 130 lbs.
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #125 on: August 02, 2017, 06:37:54 AM »

Hey, that's pretty good! Congrats on your results, keep it up :D

I've also been getting stronger myself, increased my bench and squat by 15 kilos. I'm seeing a lot of progress in my legs especially which is nice.
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« Reply #126 on: August 02, 2017, 05:35:31 PM »

I'm about to start a new type of workout called a card workout. Basically, you assign a type of exercise to each suit & then you shuffle the cards & draw randomly; the suit you draw is the exercise you do, the number on the card is how many reps you do for it (you also place number values on Aces, Kings, Queens, Jacks, and if you want, the Jokers). The idea is to try & go through all 52 cards
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« Reply #127 on: August 02, 2017, 08:07:55 PM »

jokers are 50
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #128 on: August 30, 2017, 07:40:25 PM »

Has a gym inside the dorm

*insert Bad Luck Brian here*

Machines are awful


So my options are:
1. Go down to the actual school gym (down a massive flight of stairs).
2. Do everything with free weights (dumbbells).

*frantically Googles how to do a free weight chest press*
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #129 on: August 31, 2017, 06:03:36 PM »

Just consider your walk to the school gym as part of your workout
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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #130 on: September 01, 2017, 12:20:15 AM »

NO

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Re: The NSM Hot Bod Project: Geeks Working Out
« Reply #131 on: May 07, 2018, 01:10:52 AM »

I've lately just been focusing on strength gains > aesthetics/weight
Today I finally hit my goal of a 250lb(~113kg) deadlift and I'm super pumped :D

I think I can force myself to reach 290 before the end of this year

EDIT : Just hit 275lbs
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