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This is what I work out with when I'm doing the P90X
(HEIGHT 68 inches) (WEIGHT NOW IS 228lbs) (WAIST 38 inches) (WRIST 7.50 inches)
Goal is to Lose weight ( fat ) to 195lb, Build muscle & maintain. Starting Weight 252lbs, Weight loss to date is 24 lbs.
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A link to a pic of my home gym set-up already posted here:
1-Finger Deadlift, 1RM: 80.3lbs/36.5kg
This is what I'm using right now, planning to get more plates soon
I'll edit in and post a pic later when I can find my camera lol
5' 10" 170 lbs 17% BF
Bulking: MGN Whey Protein, Creatine, Dymatize Mega Gainer, Casein Protein
Fish Oil, Multi-Vitamin
Converted the garage... think I gots enough here to do some damage..
"Pain is weakness leaving the body"
Day 1: Chest and Biceps
Day 2: Back and Triceps
Day 3: Legs and Shoulders
Day 4: Off- Abs only
The Bench and weights have been sitting in my attic for about 10 years. I set them
back up in Feb of 09 and have been useing then 4-5 days a week since.
Here is where I am at right now. Soloflex with all accessories, 405lbs. of resistance bands, 450 lbs. of plates (315 in picture), 3 sets of Golds Gym tension bands, 6' barbell, EZ bar, and dumbells. Being a steel fabricator at work, I took a Weider weight bench That was given to me, cut it up and integrated it into the Soloflex so that I could use it with the free weights and tension bands. Now to learn how to use it all. Thats where you guys come in!
Hey guys I will get some pictures up soon, I do have a question tho. I just found a Marcy Smith Machine model #6001 on Cragslist with 300lbs of olympic weights for sale, all for $500.00. I looked around and the cheapest I could find the bench alone was for around $600.00. The guy told em the bench was less then a year old so seems like with the weights it is well worth it. Has anyone ever used the Marcy Smith machine benches? and if so how are they, I googles for reviews and they are pretty much mixed. Any info or your take if this setup is worth $500.00 bucks would be appreciated. Thanks,
A mate of mine has a Marcy Smith. They are impressive bits of kits. Obviously excellent build quality and very well designed. But I would however recommend that you purchase a free weight set if possible. It's noticably more difficult using free weights, and you activate more muscles using free weights. As long as you get your form down it will be of benefit in the long run. I therefore, bought myself a Marcy Olympic weight kit as well as an olympic weight bench with the lat pulldown, preacher attachment, leg attachment etc. If you look long enough, you should eventually come across a free weight set.
Hope that helps.
Its gettin there.
"You gotta get up in the morning"
blackberry camera sucks
This is my gym Got pictures of Jamie "Fury" Reed for inspiration and my finisher certificate from the Frederick Running Fest. Also a lot of posters and figurines - like one from Eddie (Iron Maiden) and Alice Cooper to keep it Metal \m/
- deAdLY bAbY
"Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dreams closer." - Oxygen's Exhale
I got this bench about as fully loaded as possible got what I need to do some damage,Iron gym for pull ups, do cardio outside or sometimes hit up my old gym(they let me workout free sometimes). Oh yea I know, I need new carpet olympic bar is rusty as hell but my buddy got a new 1 for me 20$!
Last edited by Kman; 06-23-2010 at 02:25 PM.
Just wondering how you guys do squats at home? I see no squat racks.
Unless I am missing something?
If you look at my last gym pic you will see the uprights raised high, I use them as a rack,works perfect, no safety catches though-If I ever encounter any problems I'll just have to drop the bar and hope for the best.
Ok, cause i'm looking to get a bench and a squat rack and i'm too cheap to spend money on two things. =).
I was wondering if I could do that, I suppose they must be adustable.
yes they are adjustable,any bench that inclines/declines has to be adjustable. The bench I have is heavy duty, I would not recommend doing this on a flimsy/cheap bench. And when you go to buy a bench it will mention the ability to do squats as mine did, If there is no mention of squats in the description then it is probably not meant for squats. Hope this helps, good luck squating!!
Here's my home setup. It's, I think, a good use of a pretty small space.
WEST AUSTRALIAN AMATEUR STRONGMAN
AXLE CLEAN-PRESS: 105 kgs/ 231 lbs BENCH PRESS: 135 kgs / 298 lbs DEADLIFT: 220 kgs / 485 lbs FARMERS WALK: 240 kgs / 530 lbs, for 50 feet FRONT SQUAT: 100 kgs / 220 lbs KROC ROW: 82.5 kgs / 182 lbs left 5 reps, right 4 reps LOG CLEAN-PRESS: 105 kgs STANDING OHP: 90 kgs / 198 lbs TYRE FLIP: 260 kgs / 573 lbs, for 100 feet