Go Back   Bodybuilding.net - Bodybuilding Forum > >

Giving it another try

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-22-2008, 12:18 AM
bg552 bg552 is offline
Rank: New Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 2
Default Giving it another try

Hi all, Brad here. Im a 19 year old guy from Farmington Hills, MI.
Over the past few years i've tried unsuccessfully to consistently
work out and get into a regular routine. Things were going ok until I
tore my left ACL in December 06'. Now that i'm almost back to 100%
im trying to give things another go.

I just reactivated my membership at the local gym and worked out
for the first time today. Weighed in at 203 lbs. @ 6'2''

I consider myself a beginner to weightlifting, and am not very
knowledgeable about it.Id appreciate it if someone could help me out
with a basic routine, or suggest certain exercises to target muscle
groups that i need (judging by pics).

My goal is to get a bigger chest and more defined abs by this
summer. Id expect my weight to stay somewhat the same or go up a
bit as I shed some fat and put on more muscle. Any information
would be much appreciate it. Thanks guys.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2008, 06:54 AM
hrdgain81's Avatar
hrdgain81 hrdgain81 is offline
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,715

check out the ultimate workout routine sticky at the top of the page under training. Ripptoe's starting strength program, or Bill starr's beginner 5x5 would be very good to start out with.
I don't do this for my family, my friends, women, accolades, pride, or ego. I do it for me and no one else, its just part of who I am.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2008, 11:07 AM
ENORRIS's Avatar
Rank: Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 150

Good luck with it man.. Just get consistent and learn all you can about nutrition and training... Be consistent and you'll see results... Good luck again!
You come into the world weak, and you will leave the world weak. What you do in between is up to you!
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2008, 05:53 PM
bg552 bg552 is offline
Rank: New Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 2

Thanks for the tips guys, i'm reading up on everything tonight and hittin the gym tomorrow afternoon.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2008, 07:28 AM
ChinPieceDave667's Avatar
ChinPieceDave667 ChinPieceDave667 is offline
Rank: Middleweight
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: 7th layer.. or DC.
Posts: 2,329

Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 02:47 PM
EricT EricT is offline
Rank: Heavyweight
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 6,314

Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 03:21 PM
Frontline's Avatar
Frontline Frontline is offline
Rank: Lightweight
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Midwest
Posts: 1,404

Welcome to the Board
Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2008, 09:26 AM
widdoes2504's Avatar
widdoes2504 widdoes2504 is offline
Rank: Lightweight
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,357

Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 05:03 PM
TALO's Avatar
TALO TALO is offline
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Alberta , Canada
Posts: 3,078

Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2008, 03:12 PM
J-Rock's Avatar
J-Rock J-Rock is offline
Rank: Member
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Illinois
Posts: 359

Good luck bro. I am also giving the gym another shot with my hectic school schedule. I'll see ya on the other side.
Reply With Quote

  Bodybuilding.net - Bodybuilding Forum > >

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.