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April 13, 2017 – April 19, 2017 After last week’s disappointment from my weigh in, this week was completely different. A complete shift in my mindset. I spent the majority of my week making sure I got my food in on budget. I knew that lunch on Sunday, which was Easter, was going to be […]

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Let’s get physical! Yes, today we’re talking about everyone’s favorite topic: exercise. I say that exercise is the special sauce for weight loss because it gives you an extra calorie burn during the day. Could you lose weight without exercise? Of course you could but I would recommend doing some form of exercise every day […]

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Have you ever felt judged at the gym? Do you have the feeling that everyone is staring at you when you’re working out? Recently, a friend of mine talked about going to the gym and feeling judged. She was going to the gym with her husband and she isn’t familiar with the machines in the […]

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For the past couple of years, I’ve kept a standard weekday routine. I honestly was never a morning person ever. I used to sleep in later than I do now. I used to rush off to work and forget to do so many things that I needed to do. I’ve now transitioned into being a […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday: Rest Day Tuesday (Lower Body Day & Upper Body Day): Back squat: 1 set of (3+ reps) [275] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 10 reps [135 X3] (50% of last week’s weight) Bench Press: 1 set of (3+ reps) [185] Push Press: 3 sets of […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday (Lower Body Day): Back squat: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [260,245,230] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 6 reps [225 X3] Tuesday (Upper Body Day): Bench Press: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [175,165,155] Push Press: 3 sets of 6 reps [100 X3] Facepulls with External […]

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Last week, I got an opportunity to work out with a couple of friends, Jeremy a.k.a. Goku Runner and Damien. I usually do a powerlifting program but I switched to Goku Runner’s programming which is the  StrongLifts workout, for the day. I usually work out solo so it was nice to work out with friends. […]

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Have you ever tried a Crossfit? If not, why not? Does it look too hard for you? I want to assure you it’s not as hard as you think. Last month, I had the opportunity to try out out a beginner’s Crossfit class at Golden Triangle Crossfit for the month of June. It was appropriately […]

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I want to start off this blog post by saying that I was like the majority of people when it comes to Crossfit. I thought it was dangerous. I thought that you could get easily injured. I thought that you weren’t properly coached to learn how to do the movements of strength training. Like the […]

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Workout Roadblocks

by Willie on April 30, 2015

in Daily

The first half of this week has been somewhat crazy when it comes to getting workouts in. Monday started off with an INSANE thunderstorm. I’ve never seen anything like it. I was at the gym when the storm was in the beginning stage. I got 75% of my workout done which was all of my […]

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