Personal Bests, Completed Goals, Milestones and General Achievement Thread

Discussion in 'Health, Fitness and Well Being' started by Cliffhanger, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Misanthrope

    Misanthrope Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm stepping my cycling up in intervals. Met my 100km target this month and hoping to tick off 150km in October before doing 200km in November.

    It's small fish, but running's no longer really an option with the immense amounts of construction they're doing in my area. It's a minefield.
     
  2. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod First Grade

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    I've dropped the km's on the bike a bit to do a bit more gym work.

    PB's of late:
    120kg deadlift, 4 reps
    Finally went over body weight with bench press, 70kg, 4 reps

    I weigh 64kg, so happy with the above so far.
     
  3. The European Polynesian

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  4. Cliffhanger

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    I hate you, but awesome job.

    I haven't hit any new pbs but am currently up to my 65th day without refined sugar.
     
  5. FundyDragon

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    How much practice do you need to achieve. Remarkable really.

    Would I be correct to say a typical 100m sprinter would handle something like this (top level sprinter that is) ?
     
  6. Rhino_NQ

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  7. The European Polynesian

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    Sorry for the wanky title of the imgur album, but I think its important to know you don't need animal protein to get in good shape. I used to be a big meat eater, chicken and rice every meal like the classic bodybuilder thing. Had an ephiphany and finally turned vego about 18 months ago. Even if you don't go vegetarian, I think fitness addicts like myself should cut down on meat consumption. You won't get small, fat, grow man boobs. If not for the animals, or for the environment, then for your own health.

    This is not my achievement, its easy once you subject yourself to the facts. My achievement is I've slowly cut about 5kgs in 2 months and gotten heaps leaner. 2kgs to go.

    Cheers, http://m.imgur.com/a/Elk32

    /rant
     
  8. Cletus

    Cletus First Grade

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    Do you have any recommendations for getting a complete range proteins as a vego? Any other tips for vegos trying to get a bit stronger, not necessarily bigger.
     
  9. Cliffhanger

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    3x135 Back Squat
    10x400kg Leg Press (45 degree)
     
  10. abpanther

    abpanther Moderator Staff Member

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    Recent PBs

    100kg clean
    70kg overhead squat
    180kg deadlift
    135kg back squat
    110kg front squat
     
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  11. Iafeta

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    I had gotten to the point of being known as a pregnant stick with no chin. Did a boot camp at the end of last year and dropped from 86 to 71 kg in 12 weeks. Still keeping on with a boot camp program and starting with light weights and proteins and protein supplements to try and build for the first time ever some muscle definition. Slow progress, in fact I've stalled for a month around 23% body fat and I'm not sure why. I guess it's because I'm only only 10 kg dumb bells and 30 kg barbells? I'm trying to build those up and my aims are increase body weight, get to 15% body fat by years end and get to 80kg squat and chest press, I know that's light but I think it would be a big achievement for me.

    Any thoughts on stopping a stagnant body fat percentage?
     
  12. Cliffhanger

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    140kg Back Squat
    80kg Bench Press
     
  13. abpanther

    abpanther Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice!

    That's an impressive back squat
     
  14. abpanther

    abpanther Moderator Staff Member

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    90kg push press
    120kg front squat
    110kg bench press
    190kg deadlift
     
  15. Cliffhanger

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    Thanks.

    Haha the BP is impressive for a girl too. I think the Australian powerlifting record in my weight category isn't much higher than that.
     
  16. dogslife

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    Nice lifts Clifford
     
  17. Cliffhanger

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    Thank you
     
  18. Parkway_Drive

    Parkway_Drive Juniors

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    Been back training in gym 12 months after 20 year hiatus.

    I weigh 77 kg and am 45 years old

    Bench 105kg x 4
    Squat 145kg x 5
    Deadlift I haven't gone for broke on this yet as had a chronic lower back and hamstring problems in the past 130kg x 5

    All these were done in April this year before my extended overseas holiday and then later in the year I did my knee.

    Since injuring my knee my bests have been
    Bench - 101kg x4
    Squats (only really taken a decent load this week) as been in rehab with knee - 101kg x 6
    Only started doing deadlifts today for first time since middle of the year 82kgx8

    I also did some soft sand running over the past 2 winters at Maroubra Beach as I have a dodgy knee for the lead up to the City to Surf.

    I managed one night in late July last year 14 full laps of the beach in about 90 minutes,,,then went into a taper but I am not a rapid distance runner by any stretch of the imagination. 8kms in 37 mins a few years ago of which the second 4kms was run in about 17 and a half to 18 minutes. My City to surf is run just above 5 min per km pace. Last year I ran it in about 74 minutes.

    I also ran several sub 11 second 100m times handtimed in my youth and will be running masters next year over 45s so will post my times. Would have run masters 045s this summer but did a grade 2 and a grade 3 tear at the same time to the MCL in my left knee playing touch football last September.
     
  19. JasonE

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    I am 50yo and started taking doing weights seriously about 6 months ago, I've been bench pressing 145kg but just recently ruptured a disc in my back which is pinching on a nerve, sending pain down my leg.
    Absolutely gutted, had injections to ease the pain but has done nothing and it looks like an operation is the next step.
     
  20. Parkway_Drive

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    Things have been slowly with a couple of mishaps on the improve.

    This evening I lifted 3 x 234 lbs (106.5kgs) and a week ago on a still dodgy knee squatted 6 x 254 lbs (@115.4kgs). I just squatted 2 sets of 9 @ 101kgs last Sunday.

    I will be going overseas for about 2 weeks so no training after this Saturday and a lot of drinking especially spirits for 2 weeks. Based on last year I won't improve on my PBs until about August as I have a longer trip planned for May.

    I haven't attempted any decent weight with the deadlifts as even doing 90 lbs (for my hammies) gives me lower back problems a couple of days later due to walking with a limp due to dodgy knee. It is probably a form thing and I will go back to ground zero on DLs to see if I can overcome the problems.
     
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