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Old 04-06-2007, 03:06 PM   #31
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Met up with a business partner at 6:00 this morning flew to Macon GA for a meeting, closed the deal and he said lets go to the Masters. Holy Crap! He had tickets from another company we do business with. Flew in his plane to Augusta parked with about 60 other private jets and went to watch practice. It was pretty cool walking the course. It is prettier in person than it is on TV.
man do i wish i closed that deal. so jealous.
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Old 04-06-2007, 03:17 PM   #32
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Once in a lifetime chance. You got to go if you get a chance.
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:23 PM   #33
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Day 26 Saturday

8:00 No Shotgun
8:15 Banana
8:30 kashi go lean crunch
9:30 20 oz accelerade
11:00 tri-o-plex bar
11:15 2 scoops protein, pnut butter, 1tbsp udo flaxseed oil, 16 oz milk
12:00 huge salad with oil and vinegar, meat
3:00 snack
6:00 wahoo sashimi, wahoo cerviche, wahoo fried with yucca root, green beans, mashed potato's
8:00 no shotgun

Workout
Rode for the first time since June of last year with my sister today. She is training for a couple of triathlons coming up soon. She said why don't you take the lead on the way out since you haven't rode in a while. My what a generous sister I have to let me lead the pace line into a freaking 20 mph NW wind for the first 10 miles. Aargh she got me good.

All in all the ride felt really good. 20.3 miles, 143 bpm avg, 14.3 mph, 1090 kcal. Oooph that was a lot of calories. I plan on one long ride a week building up to my race in September.

Nap
Yep I took a nappy nap nap! I was exhausted.
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:28 PM   #34
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Day 27 Sunday

The Easter Bunny brought me 3 BJJ DVD's!

6:45 No Shotgun lots of water
11:30 Huge salad, smoked turkey, green beans, sweet potato, couple bites of macaroni and cheese, couple of french fries
3:00 2 scoops protein, peanut butter, 16 oz lo fat milk, flaxseed oil
6:00 a lot of ham, corn, asparagus, small amount of mashed potato's
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:32 PM   #35
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How is the weight gain going?

How are the injuries?
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Old 04-09-2007, 03:42 PM   #36
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Day 28 Monday

Normally I weigh in on Tuesdays but today because Allen asked here are the details. I will weigh in on Tuesday so that I will keep everything the same with the other results. I grapple for 2 1/2 hours on Monday and I think that it impacts my weight.

Drum Roll Please!
192.3 LB's and 9% BF on athletic and 17% BF on normal
28 days and 7 LB's with the same BF percentages as when I started. I think I could up the CHO and probably speed up the weight gain but I am plenty happy with the overall progress.

Injury Report
Last week was a doozy. I wasn't going to train but decided to go Thursday and Friday. Friday night I am at dinner with my wife (second date of the evening ) and she looks at me and says your face is all busted up. I decided to go easy and ended up with a black eye, bruise right in the middle of my forehead and another bruise middle of my cheek. I got a pretty good chuckle out of it. My knee feels absolutely wonderful ever since I added 5 - 10 fish oil caps per day. My rib hurts like a bear especially when I laugh. My face isn't killing me I know, I know, it's killing you ha ha. All in all its going pretty good.

Workout
6 X 6 80 LB Press
6 X 6 95 LB FS (I am up to the big boy plates woo hoo)
6 X 6 120 LB Bench
6 X 10 BE
5 X 10 45 LB DB Shrug
3 X 10 45 LB BB Overhead Shrug

I need to change up my back / scapula exercises. I haven't taken the time to plan them out yet and need to get that done before Wednesday.
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:03 PM   #37
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Day 28 Monday

6:00 No Shotgun
7:15 2 scoops protein 12 oz water
8:00 apple
8:30 banana
9:30 blue thunder recovery drink
12:30 smoked turkey, black eyed peas, baked beans
2:30 chicken, rice, black beans
4:30 banana
6:15 started drinking 32 oz powerade
8:45 16 oz lo fat chocolate milk
9:30 1/2 chicken breast, broccoli, small amount of pasta and red sauce
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Day 28 Monday

Drum Roll Please!
192.3 LB's and 9% BF on athletic and 17% BF on normal
28 days and 7 LB's with the same BF percentages as when I started. I think I could up the CHO and probably speed up the weight gain but I am plenty happy with the overall progress.
Awesome progress!
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Old 04-11-2007, 05:12 PM   #39
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Day 29 Tuesday

6:30 No Shotgun
6:45 2 scoops protein, water
7:30 banana
11:00 blue thunder
11:30 chik-fil-a, some fries
2:00 banana
2:00 apple
4:00 2 packages mixed nuts
4:45 tri-o-plex bar
7:45 10 oz sirloin, broccoli, ceasar salad, sweet potato

a couple of jack and diets with the boys in MI
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Old 04-11-2007, 05:30 PM   #40
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Day 30 Wednesday

6:45 No Shotgun
7:00 2 scoops protein
8:00 tri-o-plex
9:00 apple
11:30 double helping of turkey 1 slice of bread
2:00 beef jerky, trail mix
7:30 pork tenderloin, broccoli, mixed vegetables and ceasar salad

Workout
3 X 10 45 lb bb curl wide, narrow, normal grip
6 X 6 95 lb push press
6 X 6 125 lb bench
3 X 10 55 lb db shrug
3 X 10 40 lb db row
3 X 8 95 lb good morning
3 X 6 95 lb back squat
3 X 8 85 lb cable row
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