I see guys who look like they have half as much muscle as I do, rocking through 185lb benches like nothing. In this example, you are only working each muscle group once a week. Rest between sets should be about 90 seconds. When it comes to fitness, the number on the scale doesn't always equal progress. What is your starting point (age, height, weight, any other relevant info)? This is when you would incorporate cardio along with your lifting and lower your calories. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 21228 on r2-app-0f62568dd0e31b4c5 at 2020-12-21 02:02:05.404909+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. Is that like, kinda ok? As long as you are getting stronger, you're doing something right. Lift on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or any three non-consecutive days each week. Noticed a change after a couple of weeks, now its been over a month. Dumbbell shoulder press went from 2x20lb to 2x25lb. Rendered by PID 21228 on r2-app-0f62568dd0e31b4c5 at 2020-12-21 02:02:05.404909+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. It seems like all the girls at my gym have perfect defined lean muscles, even the ones who lift less than I do. Wait .. what other kind of "gains" are there other than strength increases? Basically, the weight you lift in phase 1 should put you at failure on the last rep, with the limited rest period. Now, I'm 130 pounds, but can squat 180, deadlift 225, and bench 110. 4-5x per month = 12-15 times you have worked out each muscle group in 3 months. Hang out in the 4-6 rep range and you will see a strength change, [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). You don't have to lift to failure, but you'll be able to fight for those extra reps because you will know that you can, and you'll be familiar with proper bail techniques. Repeat! use the following search parameters to narrow your results: General Posting Guidelines (click for more info): and join one of thousands of communities. [–][deleted] 14 points15 points16 points 5 years ago (1 child). You can get weightlifting results after one session, and you can gain muscle within a week. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). I find it easy as i just do a set of two every time i get up and walk around the house. [–]celdridge91190 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (0 children). Correction: You won't improve strenght as much in the 8-12 than in 4-6. See the FAQ/Wiki for details. You should do low reps of the largest weight you can. After three sets my shoulders are burning like crazy. I gained weight quickly, but that's only because I was underweight before and I had started eating more regularly. i was eating 1500-1700 calories a day when i really needed 2-2.3k calories a day even on a sedentary lifestyle. 1. just recently i calculated my TDE and added up my calories, and guess what? HTH Having a spotter will help you move the weight you probably should be pushing. Drink some water beforehand and have some available during the workout. do you get rest days? After completing a four month bulking phase, she got down to her lowest weight of 65kg, adding it was the best thing she has ever done. You get fantastic results from low rep, heavy weight lifting not ONLY as a man, but absolutely also as a woman. Find a gym buddy. After a little over two years of weight lifting, Instagram user @sameetayyy has reaped major results. squats, deadlifts). Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 20, 2020, Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 19, 2020, Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 18, 2020. is there any progressive overload occurring? 5'6. Lifting 3x a week and cardio 3x per week will improve your general health, but isn't enough of a training stimulus to reveal a really jacked/ripped body. You might be doing the movements at a ridiculously slow tempo and then taking a deload or refusing to add weight because you twitched or wobbled a tiny bit during a rep. [–]StuWardMilitary, Powerlifting (Recreational) 5 points6 points7 points 5 years ago (0 children). I ask because when do squats, bench, or deads, the concentric portion of the lift should be as fast and explosive as you can make it every time. On deads, you pretty much want to do a controlled drop if you aren't doing touch and go reps. As far as proper form goes, it could be that you have worse form than you think but it sounds like it is just as likely that you are so concerned with form that you aren't progressing because even the slightest sensation of "offness" in your form is making you decide that you shouldn't progress. I started at 85lb benchpress, and my current maximum is 115 (and I struggle with 3 sets of that). I started with 95lb deadlifts (3 sets of 12) and after 3 months I can't do more than 115lbs. I'm 4 months in and just want to share my journey!! Click Here for a one-stop shop of our most important resources. your body needs a stimulus to which it must adapt. [–]docfaustusWeight Lifting 5 points6 points7 points 5 years ago (2 children), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child), [–]docfaustusWeight Lifting 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). i had a similar problem and i think i'm just now getting past it. If you are doing 8 or more you are doing too many if you want to increase how much you can lift. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. To get the most out of weight training and to avoid an upset stomach, eat one to three hours before exercising. i made a lot of noob gains and made it to about 75 ohp/115 bench/135 squat/165 deadlift, but i was stuck at these numbers for 1-2 months. What gives? Funny enough, by the time I noticed results, I had given up on constantly looking for them and I was working out just because I enjoyed it. "Before, I was 150 pounds of no muscle, and I wasn't happy with my body. 3 months is really not long enough for a big change. Are you eating enough? Side Lateral Raise: 3x8-10: 17-1/2lbs to 20lbs - Reflection On Month 3 Do a few minutes of walking as a warm-up before, and cool-down after, your session. Age 26, 5'8'', 137 lbs. Squat: 5x5 @ 15-lb barbells; now at 5x5 @ 85. i started with 66 lbs. Physiques start with diet first and foremost. I did abs every other day, longer cardio sessions and higher reps with weights. I’ve found that you can follow a good routine for 12-16 weeks (not months) before needing to worry about switching things up. Don't give up! I haven't taken any progress pics, but I have been wondering if perhaps there is a difference that I'm just not noticing. Also take progress pics every few months, I know its annoying but I personally find it hard to notice differences in my body when I see it everyday. i started out with 5-6 months ago with dumbbells because i was too weak to put anything on the bar so i didn't want to look like a the newbie just benching the bar. Highly Advanced Weight Lifting Goals. The other girls have probably been working longer, and working harder for longer. For example, say you are doing split days during your week with different muscle groups each of the 3 days (back/bi, shoulder/chest/tri, and legs). My asthma was extremely hard to deal with due to my weight gain which motivated me further to participate in this challenge. It's either you think you are way bigger than you actually are, your form is fucked, or you just aren't pushing yourself. This gives me a really good workout, but it doesn't seem to do much for strength. I lost a total of 61.6Ibs during the 12 weeks. You don't have to kill yourself to get strong and add size, but you do have to push yourself HARD. "Lifting has changed my body in more than one way," says Leah. Welcome to r/Fitness! 3 months into weightlifting.. Making good gains but barely improved strength. [–]kom1er 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). I'm starting to get frustrated with going to the gym and not looking different. Again, I am very happy that I am meeting my aesthetic goals, and hitting high lift numbers was not one of my goals, but I am still wondering if I could be doing things differently. 4-5x per month = 12-15 times you have worked out each muscle group in 3 months. [–]Red_StevensFootball 3 points4 points5 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–]Dr4gonkillaPowerlifting 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). While weight lifting provides the stimulus that elicits gains in muscle strength and size, the foods you eat are what fuel those developments. That will help motivate you to keep going at the gym. Of course it's a bit different during my weekends but basically I workout in a fasted state and save my eating until late afternoon. 25. you are doing something very wrong, or are not pushing yourself hard enough. Yeah what does a typical days eating look like for you? I'm often pleasantly surprised when I compare progress pictures. Do you lift with a spotter? That will probably help, too. Yet you will need to challenge yourself to overcome adaptation. Gender/Age/Height [Weight Before > Weight After = Total Amount Lost] (Time period in months) Personal title (Example: F/23/5'5" [189lbs > 169lbs = 20lbs] (4 months) Been lurking for a while) Link only to a progresspic image or a collection of progresspic images. What youre doing would be like playing the tutorial mission on a video game over and over. That's just how it is. Record your body weight along with some general measurements so that you know what your starting numbers are. I focus on slow, deliberate movements, and maintain proper form. It took me maybe 6 months to notice the muscle definition. 2. Anyways, get on a beginner program from the FAQ. but before that i do "Insanity" its cardio circuit training and it is as suggested, insane! A Bodybuilder's Comeback Workout: 3 … And weight lifting? Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. These women's before-and-after social media photos show that weight is just a … :) I've been doing weight lifting 5 times a week and cardio/LISS 3-4 times a week. I changed to doing the SL 5x5 and my strength increases are much more noticeable now and I enjoy lifting a lot more as well. The first thing he did was add a TON of weight to the moves — after just two weeks, we went up to 20-25 pounds for many of the moves (deadlifts, arm raises), and … Are you tracking? (Maintain one, perhaps, if your diet's on point.) -I focus on slow, deliberate movements, and maintain proper form. So what I tried to say by "heavy, heavy, HEAVY" is that I'm lifting the absolute maximum amount of weight I can manage between 4-6 reps/8-10 reps (depending on the excersize) while keeping proper form and of course not feeling any pain. i think you'll start to see progress, i added 10 lb to my bench last week and 10 lb to my squat/deadlift this week. no. It feels AWESOME when you deadlift 5 reps of really heavy weight. You should follow a proper beginner program, not just winging it yourself. With those numbers at that weight, you either don't have nearly as much muscle as you think you do, or you can actually lift more and just don't know it. what is this 'strict diet' you mention? Keep working hard and you'll see the results. In this example, you are only working each muscle group once a week. [–]Trapone 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children), Need heavier weight less reps per set. If you’re aggressive with your workouts, but don’t consume the right foods, you’ll significantly limit your size and strength gains. 3. That way we can see if you're adequately stressing your muscles. [–]OnlytheLonely123 -1 points0 points1 point 5 years ago (0 children). I could see many people just not really knowing what putting their full force into the lift is. I've found that having someone there (either a friend or just some random person) really helps break out of the mental block of even trying or a physical limit to squeeze out 1 or 2 more reps I wouldn't have tried alone. Not bro science. How slow? Sounds good to me, then. Post form checks. Sleeping more is a bit of a tricky one with my work schedule. [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 5 years ago (0 children). I started lifting weights in my early 20s, fresh out of Army Basic Training and desperate to get stronger after realizing just how weak I was compared to my male counterparts. Within 10 years of proper training, the average guy should be able to achieve the following levels of strength in these core exercises. You can't grow if you neglect either of them. well i knew a guy who was 200-220 i believe who couldnt even bench a skinny bar (20lbs) 3 times....im not even kidding.. [–]necrosythe 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). If you can't deadlift more than 115, there is something seriously wrong with your form. But, if you leave it until the afternoon or evening before you train, chances are you won’t be able to lift as much weight or do as many reps. you are possibly not getting enough sleep, or food. Focus on learning how to lift explosively and actually apply force into the barbell. I lift 3x per week and run 2-3. I've been doing strong curves and love it so far :). I suggest following an actual workout program; they're designed for you to progress as the weeks go on. Saturday 2020-11-21 1:52:07 am : Weight Lifting Before And After 3 Months | Weight Lifting Before And After 3 Months | | Losing-To-Live-Weight-Loss —Leah, @leah.bo.beah Thanks! MFP has been amazing with motivation!! I began my 12 week challenge due to the massive weight gain I encountered after I had injured my back (I was diagnosed with a severe curvature of the spine). If not I'm going to call this a mental block rather than physical. [–][deleted] 14 points15 points16 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 9 points10 points11 points 5 years ago* (0 children). Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. You want a controlled eccentric. Weight lifters lift and runners run. I typed this on a phone, and it changed my spacing when I posted it, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, We're a community for female and gender non binary/gender non conforming redditors to discuss fitness, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. I have gone up in the weights I can lift, but I don't see any difference. I am 6 feet tall and 175lbs if that helps. B L E S S E D Four years separate these two … A two to three week break is sufficient to allow the body to recover from a hard and heavy weight training cycle. Took me ages to get my form down right, and it's still my weakest lift. Workout C. Flat Bench Press: 4x6-10: 120lbs to 135lbs - Wide Grip Military Press: 4x6-10: 80lbs to 90lbs - Incline Hammer Grip Dumbbell Chest Press: 3x8-10: 40lbs to 45lbs - Decline Pushup: 3xfailure: bodyweight. Sorry for the wonky formatting. No Threads That Are Answered by the Wiki, Searching Threads, or Google, Posts Must Be Specific to Physical Fitness and Promote Useful Discussion, Progress Posts Must Be Detailed and Useful, No Questions Related to Injury, Pain, or Any Medical Topic. [–]kom1er -2 points-1 points0 points 5 years ago (2 children). He has a point here. I do: Bicep curls Tricep pulldowns Shoulder press Pull ups Cable row machine Bench press Leg press Squats Hamstring curl machine Sometimes throw in ab exercise I do 3 sets of 8-12 with the maximum weight I can do. Nobody said it would be easy, and that's why it is envied, [–]StraightNoIce 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). However you will still build strength. Deadlift: started at 5x5 @ 75lb, now at 1x3 @ 140. My next task is … i am a girl, i've also been lifting for 3 months and my current DL is 155lbs at 5x5. To be honest, if general strength in these movements is your goal, the eccentric shouldn't be all that slow either. I've noticed only minor change in muscle definition and no real weight change. how much do you sleep? [–]zeal2132 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). After ditching HIIT to go all-in with lifting, it took almost a year for Kathryn to build up her backside. What gives? A few years ago, the general consensus was that if you wanted to lose fat, you needed to hit the cardio hard. Lifting has allowed me to love my body and be proud of what it can accomplish." It's not going to happen over night, [–]DareIzADarksidePowerlifting 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children), I was going off strictly what your post said about squat and DL. I am 6 feet tall and 175lbs if that helps. [–]DareIzADarksidePowerlifting 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (3 children), If you're lifting with poor form, you will not excel. Your BW to deadlift weight ratio is off and I don't believe that you actually lift that little, I think you're just mistaken about form or adding up the weight or who knows. Foods such as oats, nuts, seeds, beans, whole what pasta, tofu and lean meat (or meat replacements) are high in protein and will help build muscle. Barbell Squat: body weight x 2.5; Barbell Bench Press: body weight x 1.9; Barbell Deadlift: body weight x 3; Pull-up / Chin-up: body weight … Would you mind sharing your current routine? Right now you should be eating more calories than you burn and be in a caloric surplus. Stronglifts 5x5 ~ 3 Months. I just want to get stronger and look more defined/less like a soft blob. Post a form check. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. OHP: 5x5@35 to 5x3 @ 55. not going to be disputable. This requires a before and an after of a human. For example, say you are doing split days during your week with different muscle groups each of the 3 days (back/bi, shoulder/chest/tri, and legs). For some examples (please don't bust my balls about this, I know they are low): My strength has improved a small amount, but it's not nearly what I would expect after 3 months of consistent weightlifting and a strict diet. 3-5 or 10-12? [–][deleted] 29 points30 points31 points 5 years ago (0 children). you must be strong in order to look strong. Plus OP said she's seeing "minor changes" with more muscle definition - that's not "no change." I've finally stuck with something for more than 3 weeks during this up and down weight in college. My workout included weight training all my body parts, except I didn’t do squats and dead lifts. How to Measure Weight Training Results. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Reddit PPL 6 Days a Week ~ 12 Months. As others have mentioned here, keep lifting heavy and follow a program where you can track your progress and add in compound lifts (e.g. If you want to increase strength, do a strength program. Doing sets of 5 is a great place to start on that. They would just be compensating for the weight he cant lift. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (6 children), [–]40_SHADES_OF_RAYBodybuilding 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (5 children), [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (4 children). Is also recommend focusing on bigger compound lifts and lift heavy! If you are consistent with exercise and nutrition, expect to see decent progress in one year. Try doing more weight with lower reps. 3 months into weightlifting.. Making good gains but barely improved strength. 6 Months of Weight lifting Before and After pics All I've done is whey, EFA pills, vitamins, and eating a lot... "clean bulk" I suppose. Before you begin your workout plan, create your goal with a goal tracker. Rest between exercises should be about 3 minutes. Yet, when it comes to performing cardio before or after lifting, we can look to science for a few suggestions. That would make little to no difference. calculate your TDE, eat a lot more (healthy food), get good sleep, practice good form, and go to the gym when you feel good enough. After doing your big lifts do dumbell work or cable work (tricep civkbacks, biceps, lat raises, calves, hips...), Or... follow some programming where you write down what you do and strive to increase the weight or add a rep each time you repeat a workout (strong lifts, strong curves, PHUL, thinner leaner stronger...). For context, here's a good infographic talking about the differing levels of work it takes to get lean. [–]Fart_Boy 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (0 children). Obviously when the weight is heavy your bar speed will slow down significantly but the intent should always be to put the maximum amount of force into the bar as possible. 3 months is way too soon. Expect to see amazing progress in two years. Ivysaurs 4-4-8 ~ 3 Months. My weight has stayed constant since I began lifting. [–]BBlenkyOlympic Weightlifting 50 points51 points52 points 5 years ago (12 children). Less than 5 repetitions trains the body's cns to decrease inhibition and allows for more muscle fiber recruitment. At your weight and height and you can't possibly be struggling at that level, [–]x-rainy 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). In one study, leaving several hours between waking up and lifting weights had the effect of reducing repetition strength (the number of reps you’re able to do with a given weight) by 15% in the squat, and 6% in the bench press [ 1 ]. Is any of this due to genetics or body type? Sometimes lifting is cardio in in of itself, but that added cardio will really get rid of the fat to show the muscle you’ve added on in the past 3 months. ya I doubt he started squatting at 95kg or benching at 85kg... [–]fopdoodle13Powerlifting 8 points9 points10 points 5 years ago (4 children). the difference between 5 and 12 is not broscience. [–]malacovics 3 points4 points5 points 5 years ago (0 children). Is any of this due to genetics or body type? Heavy enough that you keep good form and would fail if you tried to do 1 or 2 more reps. Barbell: squat, bench, row, squat, deadlift, hip thrust. I used to do a high rep program and while I was enjoying the change in my body type, I wasn't making much progress with strength. Also I'd look at your nutrition. As long as the numbers keep going up, don't sweat it. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (1 child), it's not nearly what I would expect after 3 months of consistent weightlifting and a strict diet, [–]peanutbreath 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). The physical changes will come with the strength gain. Am I expecting to see results too soon? Each exercise should be done with proper form coming before added weight. Lots of people go to the gym 5x a week for years, and never look different-- this is why. Try focus on non-aesthetic goals like are you feeling healthier, sleeping better, clothes are looser, increasing your weights in your lift, feeling stronger etc. I'm going to guess your plate math is fucked, your deadlift form is fucked, or something equally wrong is off here. In addition to that you need to make sure that you’re consuming enough calories. 135. [–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 5 years ago (2 children). I just don't get it. 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