Marc Lobliner's Bodybuilding Journey - Contest Prep: Changes That Make Life Fun!

I am all set and ready for the Bodybuilding.com TEAM SCIVATION Video shoot on August 28. We will tear it up! See what my current training, diet, and supplementation plan is like as I train harder than ever before!

It has been a while since my last update-6 weeks to be exact! Here are some pics from 6 weeks ago at 204lbs:

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6 Weeks Ago At 204 lbs.

Here are some shots from last week at 187lbs:

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1 Week Ago At 187 lbs.

I am all set and ready for the Bodybuilding.com TEAM SCIVATION Video shoot on August 28. We will tear it up! I also had a talk with my wife and I realized that I really enjoy competing. Thus, I am going to take this serious (not that I am a slacker now) and am going to go as far as I can with this.

I am competing in the NPC, so there are obvious obstacles to overcome, but I feel that with Chuck and the TEAM in my corner and my regimented schedule, I can still get all of my work done and take this to the next level.

Chuck is now in charge of my diet 100% and I am in his hands now. I will need an objective eye like Chuck's to make it there. This is why ANYONE can benefit from having a diet guy by his side, even a so-called expert like myself.


Training

Training Split:

Cardio!

    45 minutes - walking on the treadmill post workout and 30 minutes at night. I have been tearing cardio up to get shredded!


Diet

The Cut Diet all the way! Here is what I am eating per the GURU Chuck Rudolph:

My Daily Diet:

    Workout Nutrition = 12 scoops Xtend in 20-24 oz cold water

    Meal 1

    • 10 egg whites
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 2 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 10g fat, 5g carbs

    Meal 2

    • 5 oz Chicken or Sirloin fillet or Tilapia
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 1 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 5g fat, 5g carbs

    Meal 3

    • 5 oz Chicken or Sirloin fillet or Tilapia
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 2 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 10g fat, 5g carbs

    Meal 4

    • 5 oz Chicken or Sirloin fillet or Tilapia
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 1 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 5g fat, 5g carbs

    Meal 5

    • 5 oz Chicken or Sirloin fillet or Tilapia
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 2 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 10g fat, 5g carbs

    Meal 6

    • 5 oz Chicken or Sirloin fillet or Tilapia
    • 1/2 cup steamed asparagus or green beans or broccoli
    • 1 oz Avocado


    • 35g protein, 5g fat, 5g carbs

      Carbs - 30g = 120 cals
      Protein - 210g = 840 cals
      Fat - 45g = 405
      1365 Kals

Every 24th Meal:

    Every 24th meal is carb meal. LAST MEAL and it replaces Meal 6. MUST BE eaten in this order and make it LAST 60-75 minutes... TAKE YOUR TIME!!!!!!

    1. 1.5 cup fresh cut green beans in water = 15g carbs
    2. 13 oz grapefruit = 30g carbs
    3. 1/2 cup oatmeal (measured dry then add water and microwave) = 30g carbs
      4-6 packets Splenda for sweetening
      18 almonds = 15g fat
    4. 10 oz yam or sweet potato = 75g carbs
      2 tbsp peanut butter or almond butter = 15g fat
      4-6 packets Splenda for sweetening

    Carbs - 150g = 600 cals
    Fat - 30g = 270

    I LOVE THIS DIET! I am never hungry. My goal is to be 5% bodyfat by August 1. YEAH BUDDY!!!

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Marc Lobliner.


Supplements

As owner of Scivation and Primaforce, you know that I am taking some supplements! Since it is a given that I am taking a lot of our stuff, I will highlight the one I feel is helping me the most now, Dialene 4 and Sesamin STACKED.

I have been taking this and the fat loss never stops. It is an unreal stack and the Dialene 4 gets me pumped and energized every time I take it with NO crash or jitters. I am biased, but this is the greatest fat burner ever. Let me wax scientific on this stack...


Dialene 4 & Sesamin - The Fat Burners!


Dialene 4 - Fat Loss You Can Feel:

    It has been a couple of years since our ally in fat loss Ephedra was forced off of the market. Since then, we have been fed false promises by companies saying that they have found the next Ephedra, or made Ephedra obsolete, or... you get the point.

    Well, we have found the golden ticket of fat loss. Move over Willy Wonka and drop the chocolate, we are about to burn some serious fat! If you have been looking for the ultimate fat burner, read on. Dialene 4 could change the way you look and feel...

PRODUCT
Dialene 4 SciVation Presents:
Dialene 4

The G4 Matrix For Fat Loss You Can Feel!
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    The Mission:

      Our goal with Dialene 4 was to use synergy to create the ultimate fat burner. A fat burner so effective that you can feel it working and burning off that pesky fat. How we do that involves more than just putting effective ingredients in a capsule.

      For Scivation, it entails researching and testing how these compounds can work synergistically and then delivering it through a never-before used, scientifically advanced, patent-pending delivery system to ensure optimal delivery. We did just that. Here is a brief overview of these combinations:

      • G4 Fat Incinerating Matrix 675mg
        (Lean GreenTM (Green Tea standardized for 50% EGCG), Caffeine (USP), Green Coffee Bean Extract (Containing Chlorogenic Acid, Feruloyl Quinic Acid and Neochlorogenic acid), Naringin

        The bottom line is that this matrix is meant burn fat at an unparalleled rate. EGCG from Green Tea, Caffeine USP, Chlorogenic Acid, Feruloyl Quinic Acid, Neochlorogenic acids and Naringin work together to ignite thermogenesis, increase lipolysis (fat burning) and even improve glucose tolerance. Bottom line, NOTHING on the market compares to the G4 Fat Incinerating Matrix for burning fat! All without any crash at all.

      • CogniLean Blend 660mg
        (N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, Phenylethylamine, D,L-Phenylalanine, Vinpocetine)

        This is the most synergistic blend for mental performance ever created. The CogniLean Blend is especially useful while dieting with lowered calories and/or carbs. The bottom line is that this blend increases blood flow and the addition of N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine to Phenylethylamine and D,L-Phenyalanine prevents these compounds from breaking down and puts them to work.

        And as you will see after trying your free sample (see end of article), they work unbelievably well. On top of that you have Vinpocetine, which increases blood flow to the brain. The increased blood flow also enhances fat burning, working with the G4 Fat Incinerating Matrix to make Dialene 4 even MORE POTENT of a fat burner. Hold onto your seats, the ride is not over yet...

      • LipoLean Blend 325mg
        (Cayenne Pepper 40,000 HU, Citrus Peel Extract (containing limonene and terpinen-4-ol), Evodiamine)

        This is the blend created by myself and Layne Norton, Scivation athlete and Natural Bodybuilding Pro who is also a leader in BCAA research at the University of Illinois. Cayenne Pepper was added because it increases thermogenesis by dilating blood vessels and increasing blood circulation.

        Blood flow to adipose tissue is very important for the transportation of fatty acids to be burned. Increasing blood flow allows more fatty acids to be delivered to tissues where they can be burned.

        Evodiamine is an alkaloid extracted from the plant Evodiae Fructus. In-vitro studies and studies done on rats have shown evodiamine to decrease fat uptake into cells, increase body temperature, and increase catecholamine secretion. Then there is the proprietary Citrus Peel Extract blend used exclusively by Scivation. This is one of the biggest discoveries on lipolysis to date. Scivation found it, and expect copycats to follow suit.

    The Sci-CapTM Revolution

      Dialene 4 is delivered with the revolutionary Sci-CapTM Technology. Sci-Caps utilize a unique, patent-pending delivery system that stabilizes Dialene 4's components in Candelia Wax. Candelia Wax is a natural, plant-derived wax that is used commonly in kosher and vegetarian formulations.

      Unlike other liquid capsules, Dialene 4 forms a gel-like mixture inside of the capsule rather than free-flowing liquid. This provides for maximum protection and stability of Dialene 4's highly-effective components in various climates as well as reduces the risk of melting, where softgels will stick together over time. This ensures that the components in Dialene 4 go to work and burn that pesky fat without wasting even one milligram!

      Dialene 4TM is the result of years of scientific research featuring the G4TM Fat Incinerating Matrix, shown in clinical studies to promote large increases in nor-adrenalin all while having numerous health benefits. Dialene 4 works through four pathways:

      1. Promote increased fatty acid liberation from fat cells and oxidation of those fatty acids by increasing the body's metabolic rate.
      2. Provide a strong boost in energy.
      3. Promote Fat Burn.
      4. Support optimal mental focus and clarity.

      By adding Dialene 4 to the Lifestyle Cut Diet you will increase the amount of fat released from fat cells and then burn that newly released fat, accelerating your weight and fat loss.


Sesamin - The Healthy Solution to Fat Loss:

PRODUCT
Sesamin SciVation Presents:
Sesamin

Maximize Fat Loss And Promote Liver And Kidney Health!
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    What Is Sesamin & What Does It Do?

      Sesamin is a naturally occulting lignan found in sesame seeds and oil. A lignan is a molecule that combines with a receptor or another entity acting as an "activator." In the case of Sesamin, it binds to and activates a receptor called Peroxisome Proliferator-Activator Receptor Alpha (PPARalpha).

      Fat can be oxidized in the mitochondria and the peroxisomes of cells, the majority of this oxidation occurring in skeletal muscle cells and the liver. PPARalpha activation by sesamin increases fat oxidation in mitochondria and peroxisomes by increasing the creation of enzymes involved in the oxidation of fatty acids.

      As its name suggests, activation of the Peroxisome Proliferator-Activator Receptor causes the creation of new peroxisomes. More enzymes for fat oxidation and more peroxisomes means more fat can be oxidized.

      In addition to increasing the oxidation of fat, Sesamin supplementation has also been shown to decrease lipogenesis (fat storage) by decreasing lipogenic enzymes in the liver. So Sesamin works in two ways to make you lean (and keep you lean):

      1. Increasing fat oxidation
      2. Decreasing fat storage

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Sesamin - Bye, Bye Fatty! Sesamin - Bye, Bye Fatty!
In order to successfully lose fat, one must create a stimulus that tells the body to burn more fat and to stop storing/trying to store fat. Sesamin, a lignan found in sesame seeds, has been shown to do just that.
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    Additional Health Benefits Of Sesamin:

      In addition to increasing fat oxidation and decreasing lipogenesis, Sesamin supplementation also has many health benefits. Sesamin, an antioxidant itself, increases the recycling of vitamin E. These health benefits alone make Sesamin supplementation a wise decision.

    How Much And When Should I Take Sesamin?

      Sesamin is generally dosed at 1500 mg per day divided into three 500mg dosages spread throughout the day, but some users may desire to use more or less (1,000-2,000 mg). Sesamin is best taken with a meal that includes fat because the fat will increase the lymphatic absorption of Sesamin, thereby increasing its effectiveness.

    Sesamin "Point-Blank" Summary:

      Sesamin supplementation will prime your body to oxidize fat and not store it. Sesamin supplementation should also help spare muscle mass while dieting and has MANY positive health benefits.

    Sesamin:

    • Increases Thermogenesis
    • Increases Fat Oxidation
        Up-regulates "Fat-burning" Enzymes
    • Decreases Fat Storage
        Down-regulates "Fat-storage" Enzymes
    • Increases Insulin Sensitivity
    • Increases Ketone Formation
        A Fuel Used When Dieting
        Spares Glucose
    • Potent Anti-Oxidant
    • Support healthy cholesterol levels already in normal range
    • Support blood pressure already in a normal range
    • Maintain normal Liver and Kidney Health
    • No Stimulant Effect

    TAKE THIS STACK FOR FAT LOSS AND ENERGY!

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Marc Lobliner.


Life Is Good Despite Adversity And Trajedy!

Earlier this month, my wife had a miscarriage. One day, I came home from training and Katie was in a panic. She was bleeding. We called the doctor and went right in. After some tests, they thought she could have had an ectopic pregnancy and would need immediate surgery. They then ran more tests and LUCKILY, she didn't have this.

The bad news is we lost our child. We were both a bit shell-shocked at the loss, but I was very thankful that Chuck, Derek, Mike and the Scivation staff were very supportive and there for me.

I cannot say enough how thankful I am glad that Katie won't need surgery. Like I told her, all I need in life is her and Kambria. Sure, another child would be awesome, but I have been blessed with a perfect family right now.

Good comes out of everything in life. I realize now more than ever how much I love Katie and Kambria, and I have never been as scared as I was today. It takes adversity sometimes to make you realize how much you really love someone.

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Kambria.

I love bodybuilding, I love life, and most importantly I love my family and the people I surround myself with. I am VERY fortunate to have a wife and child that love me deeply and I am also fortunate to have an amazing team surrounding me.

Team Scivation is a big part of my life. Congratulations for Bill Finkbiner on his victory and to Lando on getting his Natural Pro Card.

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Marc Lobliner.

Next time, Bigger, Leaner and Full of Xtend!