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Week One Summary – 1000lb Goal – 12/3/18 – 12/8/18

1000lb Goal: Bench: 215 – 5×5Squat: 225 – 5×5Deadlift: 215 – 1×5 Total: 655 I’m a huge fan of 5×5 workout, though if Mehdi reads this he will be disgusted. Mehdi focuses on strength alone, doesn’t agree with running and would hate my weekend “aesthetics workout”. That being said, my 5×5 compound moves come from him. When I first started doing 5×5 My squat was like 135lbs, only because I’d just never focused on this vital compound movement. Since

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Week One Summary – IRA Goal – 12/3/18 – 12/8/18

IRA Goal: Until Jan 2nd, this goal is in cleanup and education mode. I’m still putting together my master checklist that I’m going to need in order to start and manage positions. It’s based almost entirely off of the educational series at It will obviously be influenced, as OptionAlpha itself is, by Both of these sites are creating a paradigm shift in the retail investing industry. I fell in love with TastyTrade a couple of years ago and

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Week One Summary – Weight Goal – 12/3/18 – 12/8/18

Weight Goal: Yesterday was day 6 of no beer and very few carbs. As expected I shed a bunch of weight this week, 7lbs, but it’s really not real. During the adjustment phase, you can expect to lose a lot of weight, usually between 3 to 7 lbs. Most of it will be water weight, as each gram of glycogen is bound to at least 3 grams of water, and you’ll be rapidly depleting your glycogen stores (1). It is

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31 Week Goals – 12/3/18 to 7/6/19

I did some math the other day and found that I was 80 weeks from my 50th Birthday. As opposed to finding it disturbing, I immediately started thinking about what I could get done before that daunting date. As I pondered who I’d like to be 80 weeks from then I discovered that it was really TOO much time to work with, So I’m starting with a 31 week block and 4 specific goals to accomplish in that time. Why

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