Hey /fit/ I hit 3plt on my didlylift for the first time today. It's been a rough year, had a few injuries, but this has made it worth it for me.
Share your milestones.
Was awarded this beauty in December. Best christmas gift ever.
Dont give a fuck, this has been the best month for me so far. I was a pretty casual lifter for a while (been hitting the guy for about 8 months now), but my best friend really kicked it up a notch for me (hes huge, military guy benching 3 plates regularly). Hes been pushing me and at the start of this year, and pretty much i just stopped being afraid of failing.
My shitty 135x10 bench went up to 195x5 strictly because I stopped being afraid of the bar. My personal goal was to hit 2 plates for as long as I can remember. Dosnt seem like much, but that push made just about every other exercise I do go up in weight about 40%. Next goal is to get 3plates on dead lift. Im at 2 plates and a 10 right now.
In 2015 I finally went down to a healthy weight for the first time since it took two digits to fully express how old I was.
Recently, I've just been trying to write more. Though one of these days I gotta get to the gym...
I'm 26 man, been training since 17 but with some breaks in between. Seemed like an eternity. Don't get demotivated by your rank, you just have to get used to it because progress is really slow in this art unless you dedicate a lot of time to it.
That's one shit schedule anon, hope it's temporary.
Hit 2pl8 diddy last week, hit 190lbs squat two days ago for reps (First squat that was over my bodyweight)
Been lifting for exactly a month tomorrow. Am I making it? What can I do to train grip?
>Been cutting since july.
>Finally lost 10 lbs consecutively. >Bicep got bigger so bf is Prolly lower than I think
>can see muh veins now
>It gib me much confidence.
>Feel like I can look friends in the face.
>Gonna try to get muh sick ducked. Or at least get a friend I haven't spoke to in a while
>Got groupings to sub moa.
>had hang out sesh last night and didn't seem like a sperge
bro where do you train?
i wanna go to a legit school at some point, im getting tired of boring old wrestling
my univ has a jiu jitsu club, but its mostly just wrestlers who know sum basic bjj. im currently looking for a good school to train at over the summer. then i can get even better at choking out my friends.
Ryan halls place looks interesting:
Looks good, even though it looks more focused on MMA and grappling. But it suits what you're looking for.
If you wanted to get deeper into BJJ itself I'd suggest a place where the instructors have a history of competing in it. There are some nuances that are specific to the sport which are best learned from people with first hand experience if you're looking to compete.
There's a strategy behind it to improve your chances at a tournament (especially with IBJJF and their rulebook which looks more like a PhD thesis), but if your goal is to just learn the techniques you can skip all that and just go for the most important bits and in that case, that place is perfect.
I really want to compete in no-gi at some point. But due to school I can only really train hard and compete in the summer
lower back injurys? I just started lifting a month or so ago.. I had poor form on my dead lift the first couple times now there is a slight click in my lower back, no pain or discomfort other than knowing something might be wrong.. should I continue dead lifting using proper form now?
Hit 165kg 1RM on deads from a year old pr at 140kg 2x6. My shoulder is fucked, so my bench has never been over 80kgs.
I did 80kgx4 a year ago, and I did 72,5kgx5 a month ago or so, then had a few weeks break due to travels or so. Did 65kg last workout, going for 70kg the next, and then I might go for 2,5kg every/every other week and hope I can cruise on that linear gains for as long as possible. Since I've purposefully not lifted heavier due to my shoulder for long, I think I can push it quite hard this time.
Started eating a lot too, so going to push my 140kg 2x6 dl pr linearly as far as I can, slowly but steady. Honestly feel like I can hit 180kg on DL when I hit 80kg on bench.
Hey man, I do it for the challenge, see how high I can climb.
You don't want to look back 10 years from now, wishing you had that strength and physique, don't lose what you worked for.
>Moved to another
>got horribly depressed due to being away from everyone I love
>ex-gf got another bf right away.
>use this depression to push myself in this new gym
>gain 30lbs in 3 months
>probably a lot of fat
>bench goes 180 to 230
>diddly 225 to 315 (broken back a few years ago hinders this one)
>squat 265 to 315
>finally at 1/2/3/4
Won't truly be happy until later this year when I move back home, but at least I will be better when I do.
>we're gonna make it