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Forum: Logging your progress 06-15-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jimike
I AM GOING BACK TO MACRO COUNTING. Farewell...

I AM GOING BACK TO MACRO COUNTING. Farewell intuitive eating :-)

Ok. I've had another 3/4 days since last update. It's been okay since the last check in apart from yesterday (the office bought...
Forum: Logging your progress 06-12-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By jimike
Ok, it's been about three additional days since...

Ok, it's been about three additional days since last post.

First day I went WAAAAYYYY over maintenance by getting a Chinese takeaway bought for me and a few ice creams sticks in a rare sort of ...
Forum: Logging your progress 06-08-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By jimike
Day 1 in the bag. I hit around 200g protein and...

Day 1 in the bag.

I hit around 200g protein and I ate lean steak, veg, mushrooms, small low oil (used spray) Greek salad, low fat yogurt, chicken mayo filled sandwich with a small class of 1% milk...
Forum: Logging your progress 06-07-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By jimike
Intuitive / Self-regulated diet log

Hi all,

I'm going to go on a short cut to get rid of a little bit of fluff for 5-6 weeks or thereabouts this log will detail my strategy and progress.

My main stats are:

1RM
BP: ~120kg
Lowbar SQ:...
Forum: General training questions 06-06-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By jimike
https://rippedbody.com/intermediate-bodybuilding-p...

https://rippedbody.com/intermediate-bodybuilding-program/

I've been using this routine taken from Eric Helm's, Andrea Valdez, and Andy Morgan's book the muscle and strength pyramid and I've found it...
Forum: General diet questions 04-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By jimike
I don't think it's a optimal approach to be...

I don't think it's a optimal approach to be honest OP.

Two weeks stopping lifting wouldn't help you retain muscle mass to the maximum amount (I don't know enough about how detrimental it would be...
Forum: General training questions 04-04-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By jimike
Hi OP, would you mind giving us a review/quick...

Hi OP, would you mind giving us a review/quick overview of Alberto's program more than you've already stated out of curiosity, and what you felt about it?
I really like 3DMJ's stuff and hear he...
Forum: General training questions 03-27-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By jimike
I'd probably just chill out and take a small hit....

I'd probably just chill out and take a small hit. A full month off training won't make a huge difference and you'll probably right back up to your weight numbers again super quick in a couple of...
Forum: General training questions 03-19-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By jimike
Well for leg size probably leg press in similar...

Well for leg size probably leg press in similar to squats as per Lyle's article (he said it may even be better if you're not built to squat and allows you to dodge the lower back fatigue that can...
Forum: General training questions 03-19-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By jimike
Questions regarding low skill level movements that maximize an 'aesthetic' physique

Hi all,

I'm a long-term lifter and I've got reasonably strong for an average gym random in the compound lifts (1RM squat was 2xbodyweight a couple months ago)

Anyway, I'm somewhat losing the will...
Forum: Logging your progress 03-13-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,031
Posted By jimike
Good luck again Neil (We started a diet at a...

Good luck again Neil (We started a diet at a similar time last year I think),

I'm dieting again too so all the best and hope we both sort it out. I went bulk gone bad when trying to push for some...
Forum: General training questions 03-13-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,934
Posted By jimike
How do people feel about ADDING day 4 and day 5...

How do people feel about ADDING day 4 and day 5 together into one workout to accomplish the four day split from the original five days? The layout of days four and five are below for reference.

I...
Forum: Logging your progress 03-12-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jimike
I've not been posting for a bit as I've been more...

I've not been posting for a bit as I've been more flexibly dieting 'intuitive eating' if you like with daily eyeballing protein and calorie amounts.

I've been adopting good habits, eating a touch...
Forum: General training questions 03-12-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,670
Posted By jimike
Thanks Lyle, I do search your posts often as I'm...

Thanks Lyle,

I do search your posts often as I'm always super surprised the sheer range of topics you've covered over the years. I've been rereading your goal vs process orientated training again...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-09-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By jimike
I wouldn't stress about the lack of movement in...

I wouldn't stress about the lack of movement in only three days,

It's probably water weight, hormones, stress, sodium and all other stuff like that. 3 days is quite short also. If you've lost even a...
Forum: General training questions 03-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,670
Posted By jimike
Interesting you and Lyle say this. I find the OHP...

Interesting you and Lyle say this. I find the OHP the most annoying lifts I do.

Question.

When performing upright rows are you still trying to keep your elbow to wrist sections loose? Y'know like...
Forum: General diet questions 03-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By jimike
Yeah I think I'll leave it then. I'll start with...

Yeah I think I'll leave it then. I'll start with photos, tape and skinfold again. If it was a bit more trustworthy I'd be tempted. The error rate sounds like it could swamp any loss i'd have. Thanks.
Forum: General diet questions 03-08-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By jimike
Inbody 370 BIA accurate for bodyfat %? Worth paying for?

Hi all,

Yesterday I listened to a James Krieger interview in which he said the Inbody BIA system was very good for measuring populations (which a lot of the bf% methods are good at it appears) and...
Forum: General training questions 03-05-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By jimike
Cool thanks. I'm just fairly new to explicitly...

Cool thanks.

I'm just fairly new to explicitly manipulating volume over a month in intermediate templates. Generally I just did simple, very high intensity/low volume like reverse pyramid training...
Forum: General training questions 03-05-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By jimike
Can I use an intermediate training program even though some compound lifts are novice

Hi all,

I'm a long-term lifter and have a good handle on the numbers where I tend to generally plateau in the bench, overhead press and squat and deadlift.

I'm currently at my intermediate levels...
Forum: General diet questions 02-27-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By jimike
I'd check your tracking of calories. It can be...

I'd check your tracking of calories. It can be pretty easy to be off with some stuff especially oils. P.s. What are your activities on the five days a week?

I'm not super-knowledgeable about...
Forum: Logging your progress 02-22-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jimike
Day 7. For the last few days I've NOT been on...

Day 7.

For the last few days I've NOT been on RFL as I had a fairly large allergic reaction to something (I have no idea what it was, possibly wheat but that seems unlikely to cause that reaction)....
Forum: Logging your progress 02-17-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jimike
Day 1 complete. Calorie total including veg and...

Day 1 complete.

Calorie total including veg and other incidentals was.about 1300 calories approximately with 220g of protein.

Hunger wasn't really an issue today. Chicken breast and veg meals are...
Forum: Logging your progress 02-16-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jimike
jimi's 8 week diet log. RFL and other diet approaches

Hi all,

I've started a short period of dieting again for a recent holiday in 8 weeks time.
My rough plan is too have it start with two weeks RFL (possibly longer depending on progress/how I feel)...
Forum: General diet questions 02-15-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By jimike
Can I work out my TRUE maintenance calories w/ bodyweight/calorie intake dieting HARD

I'm going to start a short RFL diet to kick start a month to six weeks of a smaller deficit.

I've seen a good way of calculating TRUE maintenance calories for an individual (via Helm's and others)...
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