well, almost 8 months after joining the forums i've decided to start up my own journal. i have started to develop some strength goals that i'd love to achieve in the coming months/years. so here are my goals, and my story as i go. Goals: 250lb bench press 25 Pull ups 25 Chin ups 10 Muscle ups 1 bw pull up 1 bw dip 300lb squat 300lb dead 10xbw pistol squats 10xbw DB military press 10x3 Handstand pushups sub-6 minute mile 20 minute 5k Current Ability: parenthesis are theoretical maximums from here until i try my 1RM for each exercise. i will edit this as i progress. (210lb) bench press 22 pull ups 22 chin ups 4 Muscle ups 15% bw pull up 33% bw dip 225lb (x8) squat 275lb deadlift 1x pistol squat 120x6 db military press 10x1 handstand pushups 8.5 minute mile 30m 5k My Starting Stats: 5'9 154lbs 12.5" biceps Current Stats: 5'9 151lbs 13.25" biceps ??? waist ??? thigh ??? chest if you have any all-around fitness goals, please let me know and if i think its interesting i'll add it to my list! this is just the first things i could think of based on what i can do now, what i'd like to be able to do, and what i've seen other people on the forums are aiming to do (that i found interesting). Before Pictures: Current Pictures: Next time i'll have my fiancee take the pictures... she just wasn't home at the time.