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HALP! Heavy Lifting Made Me SUPAH Bulky!!!

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  • PetulantOnePetulantOne Posts: 2,280Member Member Posts: 2,280Member Member
    :flowerforyou:
  • justjaycejustjayce Posts: 11Member Posts: 11Member
    Gorgeous! Great work!
  • getfitdivagetfitdiva Posts: 1,166Member Member Posts: 1,166Member Member
    Fantastic results!!! You worked it & look great! Lift baby lift!
  • deksgrldeksgrl Posts: 7,352Member Member Posts: 7,352Member Member
    Indeed. In a few more months I hope to be that bulky too!! Meow.
  • JuliejustsayingJuliejustsaying Posts: 2,356Member Member Posts: 2,356Member Member
    [sarcasm font] GAWD! use hyuge!!!!!!! My fat makes me look tiny [/sarcasm font]

    you've done an amazing job.

    :flowerforyou:
  • LupercaliaLupercalia Posts: 1,898Member Member Posts: 1,898Member Member
    You're doing GREAT! Carry on lifting. :drinker:
  • turkeyhunter60turkeyhunter60 Posts: 322Member Member Posts: 322Member Member
    It just makes guys trip over themselves when you walk by.
    yup!
  • lizlee8lizlee8 Posts: 92Member Member Posts: 92Member Member
    Amazing!!!! :love:
    Still a before but thanks for the inspiration!
    What programme are you doing?
    xx
  • GivemewingsGivemewings Posts: 862Member Member Posts: 862Member Member
    You look amazing. Did you use NROLFW or stronglifts or....? Really interested to hear. I have almost the same measurements as you and have been considering heavy lifting.
  • Mpascarella90Mpascarella90 Posts: 39Member Member Posts: 39Member Member
    great work!! here is my before and after

    Before: ~250lbs
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    After : 158lbs
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    IMAG0321_zps30a2c79b.jpg
  • DontStopB_LeakinDontStopB_Leakin Posts: 4,096Member Member Posts: 4,096Member Member
    To answer the "what did you do/are you doing?" questions:

    I started with Stronglifts 5x5 (as I advanced, this was reduced to 3x5), which is an excellent full body, beginner program. I also highly recommend Starting Strength.

    I currently do a push/pull/legs split, 3 times a week. My routine is currently broken down as follows:

    Monday - Push:
    DB Bench Press
    DB Overhead Press
    Upright Rows
    Skullcrushers
    Dumbbell Flyes

    Wednesday - Legs
    DB Squats
    Romanian Deadlifts
    Barbell Hip Thrusts
    DB Bulgarian Split Squats
    Abs (planks, sit ups, crunches, etc.)

    Friday - Pull (with some added leg work)
    Deadlifts
    Barbell Row
    DB Lunges
    Glute Bridges
    Hammer Curls
    Reverse DB flyes.
  • BarackMeLikeAHurricaneBarackMeLikeAHurricane Posts: 3,416Member Member Posts: 3,416Member Member
    great work!! here is my before and after

    Before: ~250lbs
    3249308_6444_zpsca4ad548.jpg

    After : 158lbs
    IMAG0319_zps6ffe2082.jpg
    IMAG0321_zps30a2c79b.jpg
    Damn, srsly 'mirin gains. Nice work!
  • 19kat5519kat55 Posts: 339Member Member Posts: 339Member Member
    Before, a few months prior to heavy lifting:

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    170 lbs. Size 12 dress. Approximately 30% BF.
    Waist = 33 inches
    Hips = 41 inches
    Under bust = 38 inches
    Thighs = 23 inches
    Arms = 13 inches



    Now, 5 months after starting a progressive loading heavy lifting program:

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    151.8 lbs. Size 4 dress. Approximately 20% BF.
    Waist = 27 inches
    Hips = 36.5 inches
    Under bust = 31 inches
    Thighs = 21.5 inches
    Arms = 11 inches


    17.2 lbs lost. 4 sizes lost. Approximately 10% BF lost. 21 inches (and counting) lost.



    Still think heavy lifting will make you "bulky?" Think again.


    Heavy lifting ladies, I invite you to post YOUR before and after pics. Maybe, just maybe, we can attempt to snuff out this, "WEIGHT LIFTING WILL MAKE ME HYOOOOGE" myth.


    That's the bulk I'm looking for! Well done!
  • MrsBobaFettMrsBobaFett Posts: 804Member Member Posts: 804Member Member
    You look amazing!! My stomach is very similar to yours and I have just started lifting heavy. You've given me hope!!

    Well done!
  • SexyLovinmeCookSexyLovinmeCook Posts: 1,402Member Member Posts: 1,402Member Member
    I am floored!!!! Love love love your results....Great job
  • No_Finish_LineNo_Finish_Line Posts: 3,676Member Member Posts: 3,676Member Member
    very impressive in 5 months.

    either that or the pretty face in the second pic makes it seem more dramatic :)
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