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    This shake stole my heart I have same issue with food sometimes - I see someone eating smth and that view starts binge.. Anyway I really like the way you eat and live. Good luck with uni ! I'd also like to Read your works in future! I still keep my fingers crossed for you ;D



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    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    That milkshake looks soooo good, oh my god.

    Damned bananas, though. Damn my gut to hell.
    Ohhhhh it was good.

    You could probably sub bananas for something else. I hear frozen mangos work well. Mango/Date smoothie actually sounds really nice.

    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    No shame in deloading. I just realised how poor my form was, and it was frustrating. Like deadlifts, I really need to work on the form before I can start adding weights, lest I injure myself or look even more like a noob in the gym than I usually do.
    Haha, my deadlifts used to look hilarious. I pretty much rolled my back right over, heaved and leaned waaaay too far back. It took me months to get them right. The problemn was that, before I started barbell lifting, I did deadlifts at home with a rock or log. Different movement, kinda, and I adapted to that form. I think I still have vids of doing that. Damn funny times

    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    Also, is that dude srs. He must've never been hiking or rowing or trekking or anything outdoorsy before.
    Oh, no, he does. I actually like the guy, he's pretty cool. I think he was drunk, high, tired or something. He was just rambling in between sets, arguing a case for swimming, running, hiking or climbing over lifting. I couldn't be bothered correcting him and hoped he'd figure it out on his own.

    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    Hope you've gotten some good writing done! When you're finished, I'd love to read it...if you're down for it, of course. :P
    Not as much as I'd like, and maybe. Only if you do. :P
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    Late, so I'll cut to the chase:

    NUTRITION


    Protein coffee
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    Tuna sushi
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    Ate this with my Nan and granddad, along with...

    "Bubblegum Blue Smurf" Sundae
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    Ew, is the only word that can describe this. Saw it was there, saw it was new, saw it was GF and gave it a shot. The consistency of the flavouring wasn't thick like chocolate, but rather runny... like food dye. Ew/10

    Inspired by ebrady
    Lamb leg steaks and fried potatoes
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    LAMB AT LAST! And fried potatoes are the shiz. Drizzled the lamb juices over them as gravy... love lamb, gorgot how much so.

    Banana blueberry smoothie
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    Served in a bowl because I didn't add enough liquid and moreso had the consistency of ice cream. Three small frozen bananas, cup of blueberries, few splashes of milk and a teaspoon of gelatin. Dollop of honey added for good measure.

    Macros
    P: 175g
    F: 86g
    C: 375g
    Total 2836kcal

    Will maybe update on how the day went tomorrow, but tired right now, and gonna take advantage of that to sleep.
    Though I have to say I'm glad I made up for the deficit of undereating on Tuesday and can go back to 2650 a day, or so the chart on MFP for weekly logging says. It sucked eating that extra 200 daily. This will be a lot smoother, now.

    Tomorrow morning = Deadlift day; deads and squats ahoy.

    Goodnight all! Have a good one!
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    NUTRITION


    Protein coffee
    I want to have some too! I really consider buying protein powder thanks to your photos & recipes! But my parents don't agree on it.. xd

    Though I have to say I'm glad I made up for the deficit of undereating on Tuesday and can go back to 2650 a day, or so the chart on MFP for weekly logging says. It sucked eating that extra 200 daily. This will be a lot smoother, now.
    I'm really happy you got better! I was really worried : / I'm sure your training will be really gainful!
    Good luck & have a nice day !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
    I want to have some too! : ) I really consider buying protein powder thanks to your photos & recipes! But my parents don't agree on it.. xd


    I'm really happy you got better! I was really worried : / I'm sure your training will be really gainful!
    Good luck & have a nice day : )!
    It's good stuff, dude. 1/2 a scoop to a full scoop shaken up then slowly poured into a coffee (add it directly and it clumps) with a teaspoon to a tablespoon of coconut oil and two teaspoons of gelatin = heavenly abyss.
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    Cheers, Adrian, I appreciate it And in terms of parents and protein powder, you could convince them it really is just a protein source. Like a steak, or chicken or turkey hearts. Potentially cheaper in the long run that meats. The only possible problems could be 1) if you react badly to it or 2) it takes the place of real foods and becomes a primary protein source. If used to help get more protein and calories, it really shouldn't be an issue - maybe mention how it will help you in your efforts to gain, and promise to add it into your current diet rather than replace meals? Do you have a budget of your own, and perhaps could you buy some for yourself?


    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    Lol, no shame about that! Toooo many gym bros have committed the deadlift offence at my gym : D

    Proposition: Gym 10 Commandments.
    1) Thou shalt have proper deadlift form.
    2) Thou shalt not avoid the squat.
    3) Thy bench must not by higher than thy squat
    4) Thy must not spend more time oggling thy reflection than actually lifting some bloody weights. ; )

    (I fail 3 of the 4 so far. Need more commandments. Suggestions?)
    Form is a funny thing. Some guys are pros and their form is amazing, while others - trainers included - have terrible form, ie, not going low enough, partial reps, etc. Yet they still have pretty good results. Roids? Genetics? Assistance work? I don't know. I still remember talking to a guy who said he trained his legs on the Smith machine and he said "...and my legs are fine!".
    I looked him up and down and replied, "Yes, yes I too think that's a good word to describe them". They were chicken like on his rather large upper body. Inspiration to squat over9000

    1) Success! Noticed it slip lately, so worked on rectifying it. Shoulders were too far forward I noticed, which I somehow cut out of my mental line up.
    2)NEVER!
    3)...Working up to it again.
    4) I hate this one. Both on me, and other dudes. I keep peeking at myself out of the corner of my eye to see if I'm going low enough; results in an uneven barbell. But I hate watching dudes flex in the mirror or flash their abs. Is kind of... Nah I won't say it.
    "HA... G..."

    (How about 5: Thou shall not take all the weight off the person they spot)

    Quote Originally Posted by ebrady98 View Post
    Agreed. Dude was probs high. Maybe he also mistaken his personal stories for fact: if he enjoys swimming and hiking more than lifting, he may be motivated to try harder at them, therefore seeing more results.

    Course I'd love to read it! : )

    Your food for (today? Yesterday? I do not know) whenever it was, looks amazing! (except for, ngl, the ice cream...anything that colour blue can't be too nice)

    The lamb looks unbelievable, oh my ^_^ glad I could give inspiration for such amazing, delectable food :P

    Have a good night/morning/whatever! : P and I shall reply to mine and Adrian's journal in the morning : )
    It was weird. He's actually really awesome. Chatted to him today in the locker room. Dudes in amazing shape, big and ripped. Was drinking a mass gainer - strawberry, ew - and he's not a broscientist; he knows his stuff. No idea what was up. But he pointed me to a clever app to track/allocate workouts, which I'll give a checkout.

    Only if you do = Only if you let me read yours

    Yea... that sundae was... bleghh.

    Cheers again for the lamb idea! Was delicious! Adrian made me want to have salmon tonight, but I don't have any, but I will have fish. "Tarakihi", I'll fry it up, maybe have it with chips.

    It's 2:31pm as I finish this message, so was morning, now noon. You guys have a great day, now.
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    TRAINING - DEADLIFT DAY

    DEADLIFT
    10x65
    5x77.5/87.5/97.5
    110x4
    80x5

    SQUAT
    10x40
    55x5/5/5
    57.5x5/5/5/5/5

    LEG CURL
    Weight 6 x 10/10/10/10

    LEG EXTENSION
    Weight 10 x 12
    Weight 11 x 12/12/12

    LEG PRESS
    12x100/120
    160x12/10/13

    PUSH UP
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    Notes
    • Deadlifts on the heavy got to 5, but only 4 were really proper form. Did another set to practice and adjust my shoulders.
    • SQUAT FORM WAS GREAT! 57.5 for reps of 5. Even got a video of it, if I ever learnt how to put those on her. The one critique I'd make is to lower the side bars from 3-2 (they're in place in case the bar kills the squatter), but my problem is the lower the bar or in absence of it, the lower I go, which sounds great, but I go really low. Aiming just below parallel at the moment, not arse to grass. Was pleased with this! Coulkd maybe get back to 60kg next time.
    • Bumped into one of my oldest friends there. He's running the programme 5/3/1 which I'm considering doing again as I got fairly goo progress when starting on that on both my bench and deadlift. Not sure.


    Now I'm probably gonna have something to eat and around 4pm go out with my Dad so he can get his hair cut and we'll grab a coffee or something. Til then.
    Games. Lotsa games.

    And maybe some writing. YES! Lots of writing!
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    NUTRITION

    Bowl of Fruit
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    Dates, frozen blueberries and sliced banana. I would have mixed it with cottage cheese a la Adrian style :P... But then I realise I have only one 250g carton of the stuff left in my fridge and knew I was easily already getting enough protein in for the day, so decided against it. Maybe tomorrow.

    Fried Tarakihi and potato wedges
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    Inspired by Adrian's salmon dinner, I made this. Roughly a pound of fish with roughly two pounds potato diced into wedges, coated in coconut flour and spices, served with tomato paste and a white-wine-vinegar/greek yoghurt dip.
    Emphasis on vinegar dip, which was amazing and will be made again.
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    Rice pudding
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    No protein powder in this one - had enough protein today, but was lacking in fats, so topped it with a mound of ice cream. This one's loaded with blueberries, cooked in honey, drowned in ice cream, topped with banana, a drizzle of honey and some raisins. 11/10
    Macros
    P: 157g
    F: 46g
    C: 445g
    Total: 2684kcal

    -Well, fats were a little low and protein a little high, but one day won't kill me. I also managed to get an AMAZINGLY LARGE coffee while I was out with my Dad. Look and mire:
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    It was huge! Larger than my hands and took a good while to finish, too! Fully recommend that place. 100% black coffee (was, like, 5-6 shots) and a big one.

    Anyway. Will put up today's stuff and reply to other people and other threads in a few minutes. Stupid old laptop wants me to restart it, and I'm naught but a slave to the technology.
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    Dates, frozen blueberries and sliced banana.
    Oh you.. I just came back from gym and you MAKE ME EVEN HUNGRIER! This looks amazing. Great mix of fruit, I really love meals you have... They are great inspiration :3

    How do you make your rice pudding? It looks really great : 3
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    ...sorry about not contributing more yesterday, guys. Computer is acting retarded, I was tired, and when things finally got fixed late last night I'm pretty sure I got hacked/a virus from one of those spam threads on here. Bleh.

    Anyway. Yesterday:

    NUTRITION

    Protein coffee
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    Protein, teaspoon of CO, gelatin. The usual.

    Fruit and Dates
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    Was tired, so snacked on calories dense sweets like these.

    Cottage cheese w/ mixins
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    An Adrian inspired meal. A 250g carton of cottage cheese, frozen blueberries, dates, and a drizzle of honey. Hnnnnnnnng.

    Fried egg topped fried kumara
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    Poverty meal eaten at 8. Fried sweet potato topped with fried eggs. Simple, yet delicious.

    Was too late to make dessert without annoying anyone, so I just finished the dates along with some blueberries and tea.

    Macros:
    P: 119g
    F: 55g
    C: 455g
    Total: 2635kcal
    Macros for the week have been met! Hope everyone had a great day!...

    ...onto todays post.
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    So, yeah, as I said: thought I was hacked last night. Pretty sure I was. Everything - from links, to tabs to whatever opened a new window when I clicked on it. Virus? Probably. It's not doing it anymore now, but if I did have one, I'm pretty sure it's just hiding.

    But whoever gave it to me is spying on the wrong man!.... lol, literally I have nothing

    So today is bench day. Gonna try again to hit 70kg for 5x5. If I'm feeling badass, 72.5 for reps, too. Gonna do some lighter reps on the OHP again, too, since that worked so well last time. And if I decide to go again on Wednesday instead of tomorrow, I can get some squat work done, too... we will see.

    Played quite a bit of SPORE yesterday, and will do so today. I do this thing we I create a race or Faction - from my book and then play them out. It's what I do, I'm a nerd.

    Though I kinda lost my crap completely when the Templar Order (pretty much humans, my current race) was vvisited by... I don't know? A more primitive, or more advanced version of their species? You tell me:
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    Basically, this mofo started tearing apart mini versions of his own race and their city. It was hilarious, but really annoying. We got him in the end though. Conquered a two cities after that that tried to do the same to us. We'll be in Space in no time... just as soon as we rule the world.

    Protein coffee in hand? Yep. Writing ready for day? Games? Check. Road code? FML! The person I booked for driving with this week cancelled, so I have to reschedule. Pain in the arse.

    Ah, well. Will update this again when I get back from gym, will now reply to threads I missed replying to yesterday.

    I hope everyone has an excellent day!
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