Week 12 Lean Gain Phase

This week saw another small increase going from 209 lbs last Saturday to 209.2 this morning. Arm is feeling better and I have been resting it all week. Monday will be the big test as I complete my first upper body power day since the injury. 3 weeks left until I start my contest prep and next weekend will be … Read More

This Weeks Coach Report

Today I weighed 209.4 lbs up one pound from last week. Layne is upping my fat intake by 3g for this coming week so my new macro’s are Protein 294g. Carbs 366g, Fat 66g. Yesterday I reported I was suffering from tennis elbow and the pain yesterday morning was so bad I honestly did not have much hope of being … Read More

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a dirty word in my house right now. Yesterday I went to the gym and had to stop my workout due to pain in my right elbow / forearm. Its bad, real bad. 🙁 Anything I do including typing this is causing pain. I had no previous indication that there was any problems prior to the injury. … Read More

Week 11 Lean Gain Phase

This week saw a slight increase from 208.8 lbs last Saturday to 209 lbs this morning. I also started another cycle of DAA for the next month which may help a bit with some body re-composition. With only 4 weeks left until my contest prep starts I am ok with slow increases like this. I think at this point figuring … Read More

This Weeks Coach Report

Ok so my Monday weight for Layne was 208.4 up 1.4 lbs from last Monday. It maybe due to me being sick last week but Layne thinks I am looking a bit softer in the latest pictures so no changes for this week as Layne wants to play it safe and see how things go this week before making any … Read More

Happy Mothers Day!

Just want to wish all the moms out there a Happy Mothers Day! Mother’s Day… a time for warm thoughts and fond memories, for expressing the feelings and words that often go unspoken, for letting those special people in our lives know that they are loved and appreciated – always

Week 10 Lean Gain Phase

Well I am pretty much over my cold now and this morning I weighed in at 208.8 lbs so that’s down from last Saturday’s weight but up from Monday’s 207 lbs. I am hoping for an increase of about a half a pound increase this coming Monday. If I can keep gaining a half pound per week I should be … Read More

Midweek update

So Monday morning my weight was 207 lbs up only .4 lbs from the previous Monday. Not sure why my Saturday weight was so high at 210 lbs, it must have been a spike. In any event Layne has increased my carbs by 5g and fat by 1g for this week. So this will make my macros P 294.5 grams … Read More

Week 9 Lean Gain Phase

I got up this morning and I weighed in at 210 lbs and 10% body fat. The irony was not lost on me as I realized it was just over a year ago today that I weighed this much but at 27% body fat. Doing the math that means I have been able to add 35 lbs of muscle while … Read More

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