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Layne Norton Reloaded: Back on my feet, like a freight train I'm coming!

As many of you know I walked away from competitive bodybuilding for 4 years in order to finish my PhD and get married. In that time I also started a successful consultation business (successful beyond anything I could have imagined) and dealt with a bad pectoral tear that really shut me down for a...

str8flexed‎, 05-01-2010 12:02 AM
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The Hunger for Success: The Solution's Offseason

PreJudging: This was an amazing experience because I learned a lot about my body, lets get to the crazy story before I actually got on stage. Started the day with 2 meals of 4oz Filet and 10oz Sweet Potato with 3 TBSP of Almond Butter, i slowly started to fill out, and i was drinking more...

The Solution‎, 07-25-2012 04:16 PM
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...INTENSITY...INSANITY...WATCH ME GROOW!!! - NaturalPursuit's Offseason Journey

…Intensity is defined as “exceptionally great concentration, power, or force”… …Insanity is defined as “the state of being seriously mentally ill; madness”… …well my question is…what happens when you combine these 2 words with a natural bodybuilder…I’ll tell you what happens…LEGENDS ARE BORN…...

NaturalPursuit‎, 07-14-2012 04:52 AM
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sleestacks STFU & TRAIN log

STFU AND TRAIN! "I don't care if I die, as long as they bury me in a Big Fu.cking Box" That's the motto I follow. Got some pain? Grind it out. Can't gain weight? Eat some f.ucking more. Progress stagnating? reassess diet or training. To stay in this game you must OVERCOME So here we...

BaFtub‎, 09-20-2008 07:20 PM
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NO CRYING! My Climb to the TOP!

No Games! My Climb to the Top My name is Alberto Nunez, I am a 27 year old WNBF Pro Bodybuilder. I last stepped off a bodybuilding stage more than two years ago, on August 2nd of 2008 to be exact. Such a great season it was in terms of me finally putting my foot down, and not just...

FATHER FLEX‎, 01-01-2011 08:00 PM
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The Machine's ongoing Physique quest

Greetings my name is Jamal Bramble but my friends call me The Machine. Im 28 years old and a current competitor in the NPC in men's physique. Today marks the first day I begin my prep for my second show in men physique, The VA Grand Prix, which takes place June 13 at ODU theater. Speaking of which,...

Jdot5‎, 03-23-2015 01:03 PM
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Time to Get Cereal : B-Nizzle Style

It's that time again! A new year filled with new goals. 2011 was an amazing year. At the end of 2010, I decided to take the plunge again and planned on hitting the stage during the spring of 2011. It was an awesome season and I ended up getting a W in the INBF Open Lightweight division at the INBF...

Bnizzle163‎, 01-01-2012 04:40 PM
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Quelly Joins the Pro Ranks 2009 Contest Season.

I've had an offseason 599 days long. I've made every workout, and I've tracked my macros throughout. I've brought up weaknesses and improved my physique and now its time to make my own destiny. I've hired Layne Norton to do my nutrition and cardio regimen, I am still backed by controlled labs...

Quelly‎, 01-01-2009 02:59 PM
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Relentless 2009-2011: Eric Helms forging a physique that leaves no doubt.

2009 Contest Season Recap after 269 days of dieting and having my life changed forever both through bodybuilding and through the craziness that we humans are blessed to call living, I was left with the following to look back on in the small arena that we focus on here at the bodybuilding.com...

Quelly‎, 09-27-2009 06:05 PM
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TGreggors' Second Training Log

Well everyone, I figured that I would just go ahead and make a new training journal since yesterday was such a monumental occasion for me. My name is Taylor Gregory, I am 22 years old and recently graduated with a BS in Nutrition from the University of Tennessee. I shall be attending UT Pharmacy...

TGreggors‎, 06-05-2016 02:55 PM
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Thumbs up Demon Embraces the Inner Monster - Path to MASSiveness in 2014

I am working towards taking the stage in my very first pro bodybuilding event. I'm just coming off an open class win in the tall class (NABBA doesn't have weight classes), in which I nabbed myself a pro-card (good for 2 years). The first NABBA professional event is coming up on November 10th in...

demonwareltd‎, 06-15-2012 07:33 PM
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Team IIFYM: Bill & Eric's Excellent Adventure!

Sup brahs? After BSing with Billy over Facebook, we decided it would be fun to start a joint log! Just like Brett and Paul's, except both people will post in it. ;) Anyways, both of us are coached by Team 3DMJ, both of us are fans of getting shredded while eating whatever fits our macros,...

ErickStevens‎, 04-18-2011 03:04 PM
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Cupcakes & Deadlifts: An idiot's guide to strength and future aesthetics!

Hey guys :D Most of you already know me from my last log, but for those of you who don't my name is JP Faherty. I recently competed in 2 natty bodybuilding shows and logged the entire journey. I placed 2nd in novice in my first show, losing to the over all winner, and in my second show I placed...

jpfaherty‎, 04-26-2012 08:44 AM
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The Push: Eric Helms 2011 Contest Season

Well its been a long while since I was last on stage on Sep 25th 2009. I finished a great season, and 38 weeks of prep, competing in 5 shows. I was really happy to have gotten to the point where I was knocking on the door of a pro card. In my last three shows, I was in two overalls and finished...

Quelly‎, 01-13-2011 01:38 PM
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Team General Mills - Vytis & MoEcho

From the Country that brought you Gordon Lightfoot, back bacon, toques and maple syrup, we are pleased to introduce Team General Mills - Vytis & MoEcho. Their love of cereal and lifting objects have brought this dynamic duo together, and now they are willing to share their shenanigans to the...

Vytis‎, 02-10-2014 08:48 AM
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>>Blazed's 50 Week Journey To The Stage <<

First of all, hello and thank you for stopping by. I am making this prep log/journal in hopes that it will help keep me focused and motivated on my journey to the stage. I am hoping to keep this log as detailed as possible with regular updates, pictures, comments, feelings, maybe even...

Blazed‎, 10-30-2008 09:50 AM
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IK9's Log

Hey everyone! I said I would update again once I get down into the low 150's so here I am. I went from 192-193 lbs in March 2014 to 151 lbs today. Talking with my coach, we are gonna diet down until I get relatively lean then reverse diet into a bulk. Starting weight/macros: 151.0 lbs...

IK9‎, 01-30-2015 10:57 AM
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It's a Marathon not a Sprint. Jared's Will to Improve

So some on here followed my last thread, I had it removed for a few reasons. Which I will talk about later on. This thread will be about my Journal and my Path for improving in all areas of my life. Thought it would be fun to throw up my best condition to date in a posing video and bring back...

jaredmus‎, 01-29-2015 05:04 PM
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B-Neva: it's big it's heavy it's wood (LOG)

Age: 20(lol was 19 a month ago :() Height: 5"10 Weight: 165 About me I was 140-145lbs Nov 07' and on my birthday I decided to start going to the gym seriously and I gained about 25lbs in a few months of working out (noob gains I guess). I've basically maintained that weight for a while now...

B-Neva‎, 12-30-2008 05:24 PM
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The Solution's Saga to Collegiate Nationals

4 Weeks out I have been holding this back for quite some time due to the fact I was going to surprise Marc Lobliner backstage at this show, but since he won his class in the Maryland, and is now taking time off to settle some health problems I figured I would come clean since I have been...

The Solution‎, 08-23-2010 06:42 AM
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Paul Revelia Headed to the Pro Stage for the First time

Contest Prep 2012 Who? My name is Paul Revelia. This will be my third contest season. I began competing in 2008 after watching the video series “Life of a Natural Pro” With Layne and Isabel Norton as well as Tommy Jeffers. At that point I had never heard of Drug Tested bodybuilding. All my...

fltallpaul‎, 04-09-2012 07:09 AM
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Animal's Training Log + Training Videos (Kurt Weidner)

New to the board, see the following post as a reference: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=3814831 Starting today I will log all workouts in here and include workout video links when possible. To get this started i'll post existing video links (some old some recent) Old...

Animal76‎, 07-25-2007 10:49 AM
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Destroying the Pendulum - Mission: Steady Progress

For those who know me, you are well aware that I went on a bit of a hiatus. Many of life's struggles left me somewhat sidelined for the better part of two years and it has been a frustrating journey on my quest for offseason gains. Not to go into too much detail, I had an emergency appendectomy...

Bnizzle163‎, 01-21-2015 07:02 PM
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XClassic10- Journey to a Pro Card

hey everyone. i figured i'd finally start a log in this section since it seems this is where most of the serious natural bodybuilders reside. first off.. a little about me I'm 19, although I'll be 20 in less than a week. I competed in my 1st show last summer, less than a couple weeks after...

XClassic10‎, 06-20-2011 12:27 PM
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Arrow Moving forward in Reverse: Devils post-show recovery thread

Reversing out of low body fat So you've just stepped off stage and had the traditional post-contest binge, you also have great expectations of mass gain, gym progress and total body recovery. Having spent the last 12-20 weeks cutting down and getting shredded, now's the time to eat and...

Devils‎, 05-18-2013 04:09 PM
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