View Full Version : I have to do this!
09-09-2009, 03:12 PM
It's not just for vanity anymore. After visiting my hometown this summer, and seeing my mom, and knowing I'm well on the path to being a similar condition to her, I now know I have to do it this time. I've tried and failed so many times, I've been a fatass all my life. I reached 350 this summer. I've been a football player, boxer, karate guy, boxer again, flag football player and most recently a powerlifter. My goal is to get myself from (current weight) 324-yes a 26 pound loss in 8 weeks-to a bodybuilder. I will do this. I have to do this. I'm 38 now, 39 in november. I want to reach 200 or less by the day I turn 40. I want to be at 300 or less by my birthday this year. My diet is Atkins, extreme low carb seems to be the only way to lose for me. I do a minimum 40 min. cardio 5-6 days a week, combined mostly with heavy compound lifts + some iso lifts sprinkled in. My supps are vpx meltdown, fish oil, garlic, & flax seed. I work the graveyard shift and train mostly in the mornings after work. Any advice or encouragement would be greatly appreciated.
09-09-2009, 03:37 PM
Good luck man, you'll reach your goal! ;)
09-09-2009, 06:56 PM
I would not do extremely low carb if you're gonna lift weights, and you should. (modifiy it if you can)
Otherwise good luck you can do it.
09-09-2009, 06:57 PM
stick to it man... results will come.
09-10-2009, 03:36 PM
Thanks for the positive words guys. Did arms today + 40 min. on the treadmill. My keto stix turned a lovely shade of purple again today, lol. I've been 20 grams of carbs or less for the last 8 weeks and feel as strong as ever, though using heavy weights with shorter rests between sets (30 seconds or less) seems to limit the reps I can do. Tomorrow is my 1 non training day this week. May have to take off monday and friday next week. I'll weigh in on tues. or wed. My daughters b-day is sunday, hopefully I survive the cake and icecream attacks, though if I get a sweet tooth, I have plenty of sugar-free/low carb 'treats' ready to go! Wish me luck
09-15-2009, 10:18 AM
Good job man keep it up? Miami huh? What gym do you train at?