The 9th Soul

Two months into my program

Posted in health, life by Fated Blue on November 30, 2014

10256513_10202014011910453_2014910487537600836_nMy program

One month progress

Recent developments:

  • Upper body is ever so slightly becoming more defined.
  • Strength from torso up to shoulders have significantly increased.
  • Performing repeated 64 kg deadlifts are warm-ups to me.
  • I can now do 60 swings in less than 4 minutes.
  • I can now do 100 32kg x 2 double kettlebell swings in less than 10 minutes.
  • I now have a “better” 64 kg armor building technique (more below).
  • Legs have noticeably increased in endurance and strength.
  • I’ve evolved my usual push-ups to one-legged then to spiderman push ups.
  • Jerking a 32 kg is easier but pressing it is still far from reach.
  • I also (unintentionally) developed my pull-ups when I tried them a few weeks ago.
  • I can now almost do a full ab-wheel roll (from standing position). I stop before my arms stretch overhead.

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Book Review: Every You, Every Me By David Levithan

Posted in entertainment, life by Fated Blue on November 30, 2014

It’s been a while since I reviewed a book. A few things got in the way which mostly involved work and shitloads of it. I also didn’t expect to read this book for more than a week given at how just short it is. Well I now realize that short doesn’t necessarily imply a quick read.

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One month into my program

Posted in food, health, life, youtube shows by Fated Blue on November 8, 2014

This is what my program looks like.

I’ve been progressing quite well. In fact, I’ve seen some muscular development particularly in the upper body. Also, I am now able to double swing a pair of 32 kg 60 times in under 5 minutes. My previous limit was 50 but now my standard is 60. Next month, if all goes well, I can push through 65 or even 70.

I still can’t directly press a 32 kg bell but my arm and shoulder strength have increased significantly to a point that jerking a 32 kg bell doesn’t seem too taxing anymore. I’ve also increased my stamina due to me not getting that “worn out” feeling after the 20 minute mark. I don’t gasp for air nor do I feel dizzy. I just feel a bit tired but not enough for me to go searching for a bed to lie on for the next few hours.

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