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    Yeah, I know..not a very imaginative title for a thread. I'll change it when I think of something better.

    Well, it's off season time. I finally get to say that since I competed.

    As most of my friends here know, I'm spending my winter in the Australian summer with Sledge. He's going to train me while I'm here. This will be new to me. I've never had anyone train me in the gym. I've always worked out on my own. Sledge is very knowledgeable and a certified trainer. We start on Wednesday and I can't wait!

    I haven't trained at all since my show. I needed the break. Six months of contest dieting was exhausting but now I'm rested and very ready to go.

    I'm not sure if I'll post every workout. I have to get used the metric system. I'll try to post in pounds. I will post pics as well.

    I haven't chosen a show yet for 2010. Sledge and I have to talk about it and plan things more. I'm thinking it will be August/Sept. I competed at 135 but should have been about 10 pounds leaner. Conditioning will be the main goal once I start to cut.

    For now, I'll be working on building more delts and arms. I also want to change the look and quality of my glutes. I'm also going to train abs more. I'll come clean...I never train abs. Ever. Not even during my contest prep. I could come up with lots of excuses but the true reason is I hate training them. Gotta suck it up now and do it anyway.

    So three weeks after my show, I'm weighing in at 151 pounds. I don't want to put on too much more weight. I do have a mental problem with the scale numbers. To relieve that and keep it from inhibiting my progress, I'm still going to weigh-in but not look at the number. Sledge will and he'll monitor my progress and make the necessary changes. He's also calculated and planned my diet. I'm just going to trust him and his plan. I have complete confidence in him. That's something I learned from Suzanne Germano. Trusting her trainer Jeremy relieves the stress on her and allows her to enjoy the process.

    The plan is to follow a MAX-OT training plan. I'll do the 16 minute HIIT cardio required but in addition I will do quite a bit of low intensity cardio because I will be biking to and from the gym and just about anywhere else I want to go. My diet is Dave's off season plan. Basically, it's his protein/fat part of the contest diet but we'll add carbs slowly, starting at 2-3 meals a day and upping that as Sledge sees fit. That should allow for growth without getting too fat.

    I can't wait to get started!
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    I love your honesty. I don't train abs as much as I should... I had my training partner talk me into it on Friday night. When I put my head to it, I do it but otherwise I'll throw in only a few sets of stuff a couple times a week and I know that isn't enough to make progress.

    Anyway, on a non-training/non-diet-related note... What else are you planning to do during your time down under? It isn't winter there right now, is it? I hope you keep us posted on all the other fun stuff too! I've always wanted to go to Australia! Have a safe flight!!
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    Prescribed!!

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    Yeah!!!! Looking forward to reports of lots of 20kg plates goin' places!!!!

    Don't try to convert everything. It can be Googled easily, and sometimes Google returns an impressive lifting video, as it did when I Googled "250 kg lbs"

    Quick chart -

    1kg = 2.2 lbs
    5 kg = 11 lbs
    10 kg = 22 lbs
    15 kg = 33 lbs
    20 kg = 44 lbs
    25 kg = 55 lbs
    40 kg = 88 lbs
    50 kg = 110 lbs
    75 kg = 165 lbs
    80 kg = 176 lbs
    100 kg = 220 lbs
    140 kg = 308 lbs
    150 kg = 330 lbs

    and for those monster leg presses...

    250 kg = 550 lbs!!!!!

    And, don't look at that metric bathroom scale!!

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    Thanks parts. Hey...do you have a name we can use in conversation? Doesn't have to be your real one. I just feel werid calling you "parts."

    Actually, Sledge did make up a laminated chart like you just posted. He's created my training log as well. He's too organized. LOL

    And I DID use the bathroom scale. Looks weird to see "68.8" come up instead of 151something.

    I'll be posting my Australian Adventures in my other thread. Not that we can't talk here. Anyone who knows me knows I love to chat! Not to rub it in (yes it is) it's summer here...sunny and 26C (79F).

    It's Monday so two more days til training starts!
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    I need to hire Sledge........ but only if he trains me personaly and spots me on squats. I'll help with the fencing if he flies me in.

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    You have a crush, don't you?
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    That is so cool that sledge created a chart!!!!

    You can say PRH, and if you get mad, PartsFarts LOL! (It happens when I have whey or eggs....)

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    Im not tellin...........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ninja Loco View Post
    Im not tellin...........
    And YOU! Go get your own Australian! I'm not sharing!
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    OMG! My farts were deadly at the end of my contest prep. I couldn't even stand myself! Now I'm back to normal.
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    Why you selfish little tart you........

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    I didn't realize you were there already. You missed all the snow yesterday... I'm sure you didn't mind though! I gotta check the hangout thread more.
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