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  • Swoliversary

    So a year ago today I started lifting. My two biggest goals were functional strength and minimized gym time. Reading through various routines I liked the sound of a program called 5/3/1 (with a beginner's twist). I also found that it utilized big, primary lifts - which happened to pair well with a thing I heard others shooting for: the "Thousand Pound Club". Whelp, now I've got a 3rd goal I guess.

    Here's a quick look at the weight I was moving 1 year ago today (9/30/15):
    Overhead Press: 60lbs
    Deadlift: 115lbs
    Bench Press: 105lbs
    Squat: 125lbs

    The weights were intentionally on the lighter side until I was confident that form was solid and I wasn't going to injure myself. Fast forward today and the weight that I'm moving looks more like this:
    Overhead Press: 135lbs
    Deadlift: 295lbs
    Bench Press: 185lbs
    Squat: 275lbs

    I had no idea if the routine was something I would stick with... if it would really allow me to get stronger at only 3-4 hours of gym time a week. Here I stand a year later, stronger than I've ever been and confident that every single hour spent in that gym has been worth it.

    BlackHawkprimesuspectRyderCantiRahnalH102GnomeQueenTushonmertesnHumerusMegAnnesGargoylecolaIlriyasMassalinieRyanMMChooch
  • Re: Pokemon GO

    @primesuspect said:
    I had the worst Pokemon Go experience I've ever had today.

    I found a Golbat in the wild. Cool. He was 983 with an orange ring. Awesome. Not bad, right?

    No matter what I did, I ABSOLUTELY COULD NOT CATCH HIM. Guys, I'm level 18. I know how to catch 'em. I know how to nail Nice, Great, Excellent. I know how to Curveball. I know how to Razzberry. I know how to Great Ball. I know all the tricks.

    No matter what I did, he either knocked them away or popped out repeatedly. I'd throw, the ball would curve WAY to the left or right. I'd throw, he'd knock it away.

    I spent over A HUNDRED POKEBALLS on him. I used 30 Pokeballs and SEVENTY SEVEN GREAT BALLS. I USED THEM ALL. I USED ALL MY BALLS

    Then I was done. I had to run.

    Fuck everything AND FUCK YOU, GOLBAT.

    @Thrax said:
    Yeah, valor could have caught him np.

    Valor reporting in. I guess it did require a 2nd pokeball though. Must've been an off day.

    maliaUPSKingpin
  • Re: EXPO 2015 Beer Tasting - R41D T3H C3LL4R

    That was absolutely the most difficult survey I've ever been tasked with completing.

    GnomeQueenprimesuspectRyanMM
  • Re: This thread is for pictures of people who look like OTHER FORUMERS

    Caught this gem of a show yesterday. #Thraxgiving

    JBoogalooMiracleManSRahnalH102
  • Re: New clicker game: Clicker Heroes

    God dammit.

    Cantipigflipper