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I started this new week with good intentions, positive thoughts and lots of dreams 🤗✨ i went to a box fit class yesterday evening and i loved it! i also went for a 5k run tonight after work 🤗😅 getting back in the swing of things for sure! 💪🏼✨ wearing @beaybl | gifted - supporter code char 🤍

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Good evening b***s 💗 today was a legday for me, but not a usual one. since about ten days i’ve been having an inflamed patellar tendon because of overuse 🤷‍♀️ when you train very heavy things like that can happen, luckily i recognized the symptoms very quickly and i’m working on my recovery. my quads exercises are only focused on my rehabilitation, my hammies and glutes exercises are still the same as before 🍑 guess i’ll be saying goodby to heavy leg pressing for a long time! ——————————————————————
@alphalete #alphalete #alphaleteathletics #legday #legs #squats #strongwomen #girlswholift #gymlife #leggings #glutes #abs #muscle #fitfam #strongnotskinny #weightlifting #strength #strong #gains #fitnessmotivation #rehabilitation

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Going for a swim 😊 let's go 💫😎

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I was meant to post this yesterday but i won’t lie i had a c**p day first of 2020 & i’m annoyed as i wanted to have none or at least try have less this year but things happen we all have bad days but we still get up out of bed and get on with our days and gotta be proud of that! what made my day was my classes getting busier in the gym i work in, it really made my day just seeing people enjoying working out but also pushing themselves 🙌🏽 thankful 💙 onwards & upwards✨

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Well all pr's to 59 cat.💪🏻❤️🔥 i did 88+105 but there is soooo much more left in the tank and i can't wait to have a great day on a competition platform.👊🏻 i came close to 90kg snatch. in clean and j**k 108kg and 109kg were pretty off. we will examine those videos and decide what we need to work on.
🙏🏻a huge thanks to @antti400 and mika who have been so great to coach me in competitions. mentally this was one of the best competitions ever. i was very well put together and stayed calm and focused trough out the comp.🙌🏻
@weightliftingteamfinland
@turunatleettiklubi
@nordicweightlifting
#painonnosto #weightlifting #olylifting #olympicweightlifting #lifting

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Hi 🙂

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141kg/310lbs clean double pr. 15th double on the day. #weightlifting #olympiclifting #olympicweightlifting #s****h #clean #j**k #pr #usaweightlifting #liftlab

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Dec 2018. my parents bought me tickets to new zealand for my 30th birthday! my new favourite jeans and 20 kilos down. .
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#fitsagram #fitspogirl #fitnesstransformation #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #weightlossjourney #weightlifting #weightlosstransformations #fitness #fitnesslife #fitnessfreak #fitnessgoals #fitnesslifestyle

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So i decided, i’m going to train heavy and keep my calories high and really try to put on size by spring 2021. my goal is to hit 190-195, it’s going to be a tough goal but i’ll have one whole year to put on size. and once summer 2021 comes, i’m going to bring a physique that completely blows away any physique i’ve ever had. i’m excited to see what i can accomplish in this year, let’s bring on the size!





#bodybuilding #mensphysique #weights #weightlifting #fitness #fitnessaddict #ifbbpro #lifestyle

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➖actually➖

contrary to popular belief...

lifting heavy weights will not make you big and bulky

(unless of course, that’s your specific training program - along with amazing self discipline with your meals.)

what heavy lifting will do, however, is build more skeletal muscle in your body.

and the benefits of that?

im so glad you asked!
▪️it helps with weight management. the science behind it is simple. muscle requires more energy than fat, which in turn, burns more calories.
▪️helps with increased insulin sensitivity. since one of the main jobs muscle has is storing glucose from the bloodstream as glycogen - the more muscle we have the better it is at grabbing the glucose.
▪️decreased injury risk. this one is pretty simple. the larger the muscle around our joints, the more protection they have.
▪️it will help give you the shape and tone in your body you’re looking for when you say you “want to be lean”.
▪️it can improve your posture. having the strength to hold good posture which can help with chronic pain due to sciatica and other back ailments.
▪️skeletal muscle makes everyday activities easier. becoming stronger and building muscle helps each day when you must lift, bend, and stretch. also, you’re better able to fight fatigue with more stamina.

so next time you’re at the gym, don’t only go for the cardio machines - start to get comfortable in the weight area!

like some of you, i started out with only cardio and no resistance training. so if you’re feeling a little lost or need some ideas for a routine, let me know! i’ve been there and i’m happy to help.

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Good day today but my s****d back is feeling it now 😂
went up to 89% on clean and j**k for a nice feeling single. 89% because rounding, and 200 is a nice round number

then the heaviest front squats i’ve hit in a year or more. 86% and 90% for triples! means i should be able to clean that 260# now, right? 🤣

#weightlifting #teammashmafia

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Nothing is worse than losing count in the middle of your sets of 10 on your squats, am i right?!? 🤷🏼‍♀️
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#weightlifting #squat #lift #lifting #olylift #olympiclifting #olympicweightlifting #rwlweightlifting #hypertrophy #hypertrophytraining #ouch #soretomorrow #olylift #liftgenie
#repost @liftgenie with @get_repost
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now you gotta do an extra rep just to be sure you didn't cheat yourself 😩

who has lost count of their reps before?? tag someone who loves to squat

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Full push day. kobe's life should make you want try harder and get better and the things you love to do while at the same time loving and living life. have fun and enjoy yourself and make gainz in the gym and in life. r.i.p kobe.❤🙏. thank you

#kobe #kobebryant #mambamentality #exercise #fitness #fitnesslife #fitnessmodel #fitnessmotivation #motivation #fitnesslifestyle #health #healthy #healthylifestyle #healthandwellness #fitnesstrainer #personaltrainer #weighttraining #weightlifting #bodybuilding #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #chestday #pushday #pushyourself #live #love #life #thankyoukobe #mamba4life

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План тренировки по кроссфиту на 29-30 января "Новички"
Скакалка - 400 + суставная
Гиперэкстензия - 3*15
Подтягивания - 3*макс (3' отдых, если больше 10)
Плие с гирей - 4*12
Медбол - 4*10

wod 3 раунда
10 cal байк
20 ситапс пресс
30 прыжков через барьер

Заминка - 10 мин кардио + растяжка
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"Опытные"
Гребля - 1000 метров + суставная
Рывок штанги классический - 5*2
Оверхеды со стоек - 5*5
Подтягивания - 1*12+5*5 (+вес)/девушки - 30
Пистолеты - по 30 на ногу

wod amrap 12 min
9 махов гирей 24/16 кг
12 носков к перекладине/носков к кольцам
24 двойных прыжка/72 одинарных

Кардио 10 минут + растяжка
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"Атлеты"
Кардио 15 минут + суставная
wod emom
Нечётная - 3 взятия штанги на грудь с помоста в сед
Чётная - 50 двойных прыжков
(Атлет собирает штангу сам, веса -50-60-70-80-90.../30-35-40-45-50...) СФП:
Фронтальный присед - 5*8 (65%)
Выпады с гантелями в руках - 20-16-12 шагов вес увеличивать
Тумба - 5*3 (увел.высоту)
Ходьба в стойке на руках - 50 метров
Кардио 10 минут
Растяжка
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#crossfit #burpees #neptun #kazakhstan #petropavlovsk #sport #wod #weightlifting

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Today i got a workout in with local fire fighter @semanco4 at the @jungle18_20 . big thanks to him for letting me rock some of his gear.
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i have a ton of respect for all first responders so i wanted to get a little taste of training in some of the gear they wear. it was def a good one running through this a few times after leg day. going to be doing a first responder event here in the summer so stay tuned. .
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hype about this edit of my training session by @missionessentialgear !!
big shout out to them for making bad a*s gear and taking care of our hitters overseas with care packages full of supplements and their dope gear. rocking their tee hoody in this video. go give them a follow! .
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@ndaddez working on her jerk!
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we encourage all of our remote athletes to come out and train in person with the team!

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Wicked workout
ring around

20 minute emom
4 rounds:
a) 20/16 bicep curls
b) 20/16 tricep banded pull-downs
c) 15/12 cal row
d) 20/16 dual dumbbell bent over row
e) 15/12 v-ups.
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aim to go unbroken each minute

@iamsam_bennett
#wickedwod
#wickedfit #wickedstrong
@nike training @nike
@fitxaustralia
#crossfit.

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Turns out i had time to go to the gym since the kids are sick and couldn't go to piano. #weightlifting followed by 30 minutes of #elipticalworkout. i am exhausted. i can't wait for tomorrow night's workout.
#vsg #vsgexercise #vsgworkouts #vsgsurgery #weightlosssurgery #weightlossjourney #gastricsleeve

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$100 of ul gear giveaway!! 1. guess which team is going to win.
2. guess the final score. (example: cowboys win 51 to 7)
3. tag one friend. *
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#unitedlifters

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I just finished my first exam for the semester, so one challenge was followed by two other equally big challenges.
i began my workout with high-volume squats, then moved on to 4 sets of triples at 85% of my one rep max and my accessory was just 2 sets of weighted dead bugs.
my shoulder mobility is starting to get better and the pulls felt smooth (at first). there is certainly more to come, folks!
#fitnerd #gymshark #gymshark66 #compoundlifts #bodybuilding #powerlifting #physique #weightlifting #crossfit #squats #lowbarsquat #highbarsquat #deadlift #conventionaldeadlift #hips #posteriorchain #lowerbackpain #herniateddisc #fitnessmotivation

comment 0 star 5 4 minutes ago

My all time favorite exercise that engage glutes, hams, and core. 100kgx12 reps hip t****t with 1-2 tempo! yeah!

#girlswholift #weightlifting #strengthtraining #gymmotivation #fitnessmotivation #thelabbkk #gluteworkout #instafit #instastyle #hipthrust #healthylifestyle #healthychoices #healthyliving

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웨이트 시간 중 애들이 160kg까지 데드하고
180kg 도전하길래
나도 재미로 들어가서 해봄 ㅋㅋ
하체랑 코어는 괜찮은데 악력이 약해졌네~
트랩바라 바로 들어가도 괜찮네여ㅎㅎ 아직 죽지 않았다 ㅋㅋ

#팀트레이너 #타이바오 #deadlift #야구 #야구선수 #유소년야구 #아마추어야구 #운동선수 #팀트레이닝 #선수트레이너 #선수트레이닝 #역도 #크로스핏 #피트니스 #스트랭스 #전지훈련 #weighttraining #weightlifting #crossfit

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#knowledgebomb 💣 omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats that your body needs but cannot produce. for this reason, they’re classified as essential fatty acids. 💯
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there are many fatty acids that belong to the omega-3 family. the most important ones are epa, dha, and ala. 👇🏼
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➡️ epa (eicosapentaenoic acid) is a 20-carbon-long omega-3 fatty acid. it’s primarily found in fatty fish, seafood, and fish oil.
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➡️ dha (docosahexaenoic acid) is a 22-carbon-long omega-3 fatty acid. it is primarily found in fatty fish, seafood, fish oils, and algae. the main role of dha is to serve as a structural component in cell membranes, particularly in nerve cells in your brain and eyes.
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➡️ ala (alpha-linolenic acid) is an 18-carbon-long omega-3 fatty acid. it’s the most common dietary omega-3 fatty acid, found in certain high-fat plant foods, especially flax seeds, chia seeds, and walnuts.
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omega-3 fatty acids have been studied thoroughly. they have been shown to fight depression, reduce the amount of f*t in your liver, lower blood triglycerides, and help prevent asthma. 👍🏼
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mainstream health organizations like the world health organization (who) and european food safety authority (efsa) recommend a minimum of 250–500 mg combined epa and dha each day for healthy adults. for pregnant and breastfeeding women, it’s recommended to add an additional 200 mg of dha on top of the recommended intake. if you’re trying to improve a specific health condition, ask your doctor for dosage recommendations. taking up to 2,000 mg of omega-3 per day from supplements is safe according to the fda. speak to your doctor about which dose is correct for you. 💊
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bottom line, omega-3 fatty acids are vital for optimal health.
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getting them from whole foods — such as fatty fish two times per week — is the best way to ensure proper omega-3 intake. 🐟
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however, if you don't eat a lot of fatty fish, then you may want to consider taking an omega-3 supplement. for people deficient in omega-3, this is a cheap and highly effective way to improve health. 🙌🏼
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do you get enough omega-3 in your daily diet or regularly as a supplement? 💭👇🏼

comment 2 star 3 4 minutes ago

261kg/575lb pr ✌️ 385lbs high bar set of 10

#3weeksout @uspa_northeast

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#powerlifting #fitness #bodybuilding #gym #deadlift #squat #crossfit #strength #weightlifting #workout #benchpress #motivation #strongman #bench #training #powerlifter #fitnessmotivation #strong #squats #gymlife #fitfam #fit #strengthtraining #muscle #power #gymmotivation #gains #powerbuilding

comment 0 star 3 6 minutes ago

Happy tuesday everyone!! i hope you had an amazing day❤️❤️ .
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W e i g h t | l i f t i n g
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#weightlifting#snatch#cleanandjerk#freiscursos #videomaker#zdeck#miami#studiopier88#slow#sports#cannon

comment 1 star 6 6 minutes ago

$100 of ul gear giveaway!! 1. guess which team is going to win.
2. guess the final score. (example: cowboys win 51 to 7)
3. tag one friend. *
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whoever gets it correctly on the dot wins automatically. if there is no correct answer, the closest and the first person who said it wins. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️ *
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inb4 all the edgy susans and alans say, "who cares about football?". yes susan and alan. you are very cool. congrats. wow.
#unitedlifters

comment 13 star 16 6 minutes ago

I occasionally take videos from the front/back to check the width of my feet and hands and my symmetry. i never share them, because #butt.

i can’t post my videos from the side because #gymfails occurring in the background 😬

one thing to note on the clean and j**k - you don’t have to keep your hook grip. you’re going to have to regrip for the j**k anyways. the only time i keep my hook is when i’m doing multiple cleans in a row while staying on the bar.

started my session off with some end range strength! banded hip extension shown here.

#olylifting #weightlifting #usaw #endrangestrength #kineticx #wga #fitnesstruth #revfit #powerthrough #musclefactorygym
side note: i tag my end range strength coach when i post those videos. i rarely tag my strength and conditioning/oly coach in my lifting videos, because he’s not a big sm user. but. he’s about to get tagged too. so y’all know who to give all the credit to when i’m a true beast. i pay to be told what to do, and i do it. #allin
side note #2: i can’t wait to be 100% so i can get back to pursuing my love! 😭😭😭 i’ve been through worse. i’ll be back soon.

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Estoy más fuerte y entrenando muy duro para todo lo que se viene, pero más allá de eso nada ah cambiado en mi 😂 mis festejos siguen siendo los mismos desde que tiraba 35 kilos 😂😂😂 hoy entraron los 90 de j**k 🤘🏻 de la mano de @barbaweightlifting tanto trabajo da sus frutos 🤜🏻🤛🏻 y en casa @4l.fitnesscenter rodeada de mis amigos, donde me siento feliz 🤩💜✨⭐️ #crossfit #crossfitgirls #crossfitter #crossfitlife #j**k #weightlifting #girlpower

comment 6 star 44 7 minutes ago

Ever wonder what is inside our gym but too scared to check it out?

we have everything you need to customize the perfect workout to help you reach your goals!
still scared? don’t be.. we got you!! ♥️

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Ugh, i s**k at running
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i mean bad. i running on a treadmill in a gym with all kinds of people around me is not my idea of a good time
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i mean, i feel it all jiggling. not the best feeling in the world. but i have goals and i have to get better
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i would walk some, then run some. i did two 10 minute seasons during my workout. i might of gotten 1.5 miles in. so pretty slow. my feet stated to hurt and so did my shins
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#iam1stphorm #duespaid #legionofboom #1stphorm #1stphormathletesearch #bethe1 #wedothework #weaintthesame #75hard #5ktraining #spartantraining #weightloss #indyfitness #fitness #weightlossmotivation #weightlossjourney #weightlifting #letsgo #100to0

comment 0 star 6 8 minutes ago

Upper body day 💪
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⭐movement of the day⭐
cable starfish pull: 4x12
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hammer curls: 4x15
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#bodybuild #biceps #upperbody #back #fitfam #tuesday #motivation #fitnessmotivation #goals #gains #weightlifting #fitspo #summershred #armday #lats #workout #fitness #fitnessjourney #mombod #igfit

comment 0 star 6 8 minutes ago

Double pb 🚨130kg power clean▪️
100kg overhead squat▪️
another great barbell club with @lincolnweightlifting despite my body feeling broken still from this weekend competition▪️
#weightlifting #weightliftingmotivation #crossfit #pb #powerclean #overheadsquat #100kg

comment 2 star 2 8 minutes ago

Tuesdays are for the pump

the last 3 weeks of tempos made all these 10’s feel gooooooood 😈
{the 5 sec holds at the beginning kept it spicy though}

i’ll take it @marshnizzle



#meeshmethod #arlingtonstrength #doitforthedonuts

comment 1 star 13 8 minutes ago

Topset 550 for 3, followed with 495x5x3 and 385x2x4 5-0-0 tempo squats. deads definitely moved better than last weeks did. next week is rpe10 week, depending on how i feel that day i may give 585 a go for 3.
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comment 0 star 5 9 minutes ago

Two years ago.. and countless other times in the last two years i told myself i would try to build my muscles. after finally hitting my goal weight and taking a couple months off to enjoy my success and keeping off the weight i finally started to work at this new goal. two weeks in and going strong. i have @mathewfassett giving me tips. can already notice a difference but i have to keep going to hit my new goal. and ofcourse i have @thatvegangirlsara helping me stay healthy with hitting my protein goals. .
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#vegan #gains #fitness #weightlifting #protein #workout #motivation #barre #nationallifegroup #family #father #fatloss

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Built to a heavy split j**k triple from the rack today @ 275, a little bit of a press out but we’re working on it (275, 255, 225) #j**k #weightlifting #athlete #crossfit

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Next weeks video on 🔒 -team wilfred -team turtle

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*sound on* i’ve never actually listened to the lyrics of this song (“dance monkey” by i and tones) that i lifted to today... until i was lifting alone, struggled to make all my snatches (i eventually 🙄did), and was faced with “heavy” c&js...
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after working 6 shifts in 7 days in the er, i am beat + it’s week #3 of @fourhorsemensc program which means it’s the last week to push/go heavy before we deload then start at new cycle... .
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why a song? well...i ended my 6th shift in our “resuscitation room” on a monday. monday’s in the er mean one thing = chaos. every assignment is tough, every patient load is no easier than your coworker’s next to you... and in our resuscitation room, well it was a steady state of adrenaline followed by adrenaline dump, reset aaaand repeat. i actually love working in that room (that or in our trauma bay), but with the territory comes the inevitable: exhaustion, feeling like you’re just going through the motions (hence the song), & trying to stay sharp while you critically think + thank your coworkers for the help + respect family members + (you get the idea).
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heavy c&js after a tough s****h session, i was mentally defeated today. then i actually listened to the lyrics... it me: yesterday in our code room. i was the monkey just dancing through the movements. that’s not fair. to me. to my patients. to my coworkers. sadly, burn out in emergency medicine (for first responders too- police, firefighters, emts, military) is real & a big cause for depression, divorce, anxiety... i could go on. i was definitely going through the motions yesterday.
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so today i did everything i am lucky enough to do for the patients that don’t get to make it home. i danced. i lifted. i watered my plants. i drank matcha in a coffee shop. i listened to music. i regrouped.
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sometimes we are just trying to make it through a day at work. in emergency nursing, sometimes it takes everything you’ve got to be the best you can that day.

comment 1 star 8 10 minutes ago

Wanna get toned? cool.
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here are the ways in which we can change how our bodies look. we can:
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1. build muscle.
2. lose muscle.
3. gain fat.
4. lose fat.
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and that's it.🤨
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but what about getting toned, you ask?🤔
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well, here's what toned is: it's building some degree of muscle (#1 on the list above) and losing enough f*t (#4 on the list) so that the muscle you've built becomes more visible. this, in a nutshell, is all "tone" is. muscle - f*t = tone.
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but what about getting too bulky, you ask?🤔
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well, here's what bulkiness is. it's when you either a) unintentionally build more muscle (#1) than you'd prefer to have (something that is pretty rare considering the average intermediate man might gain 1lb of muscle *per month* under ideal circumstances, and the average intermediate woman might gain half that), b) gain more f*t (#3) than you'd prefer to have thereby covering your muscles and preventing you from looking "toned" (this is, by far, the most common reason why someone thinks they look "bulky"), or c) some combination of both.
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but then you may wonder... what about weight training itself?
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doesn't light weights, high reps, machines and isolation exercises make people toned, sculpted, defined, slim and feminine? no... they don't.🙅‍♀️
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and doesn't heavy weights, lower reps, free weights and compound exercises make people bulky and manly looking (practically overnight)? no... they don't.🙅‍♀️
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so, the next time you're thinking about lifting "light weights" to "get toned" and avoid getting "too bulky," please realize that
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a) your logic is fundamentally flawed😒
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b) you're unlikely to be doing anything with those "light weights" that will result in building the muscle you need to build and/or losing the f*t you need to lose in order to achieve the "toned" appearance you are seeking!🙄 #rantover -
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comment 0 star 4 10 minutes ago

Great workout today! 😓 💦 .
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comment 1 star 5 10 minutes ago

Introducing the new class happening at rep max performance...intro to weight training!
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▫️we will be using a wide array of training tools and exercises including: barbells, dumbbells, and kettlebells.
▫️no experience is necessary to join! great for intermediate lifters looking to master technique too!
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comment 0 star 10 11 minutes ago

Narrow grip overhead squats
nothing heavy just trying to work the positions

comment 2 star 13 11 minutes ago

Partner workouts in matching azoness gear for the win 💪💯

comment 1 star 9 21 minutes ago
comment 9 star 157 7 hours ago

I decided to step out of my comfort zone this year, and share my weight lifting experiences to motivate and inspire anyone struggling to gain weight and add on muscle.

here’s my transformation. started weight training 1/23/2019. i went from 159.6 lbs to 215.2 lbs within a year. photo dates...1/20/19, 6/3/2019, and 1/6/2020. 9%, 12%, and 17% body fat.

my advise is figuring out what works for you don’t be afraid to change up and try different things, consistency is the 🔑. follow your macros. ask a bunch of questions, watch videos on youtube university, and don’t get discouraged when you don’t see results right away. i was afraid of losing weight during the process so i avoided cardio as much as possible, unless doing short sprints or climbing stairs. i’m happy about my gains but there is a long way for me to go...sky is the limit.

i’ll start cutting weight over the next 6-8 weeks by stepping up my cardio and changing my diet. yoga helped me a lot during the beginning but then i got bored so didn’t do it as much. my range of motion has changed and my clothes don’t fit right anymore, i’m okay with that though because i don’t plan on wearing shirts all summer neways.

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comment 3 star 20 8 hours ago

Jeg havde en fantastisk træning til aften💪🏽så stadig ikke heeelt samme styrke, men det hjælper på det!
tøjet blev testet igennem en træning 💃🏽😍
og det fungere bare! de her tights, de er for vilde! jeg glemte helt at jeg havde tights på!😩😍 de er virkelig fantastiske og de sidder bare, og de bliver siddende, lige der hvor de skal sidde!🙌🏽💪🏽😍
trøjen har jeg også kun gode ting at sige om, den er jo ligesom min grønne ynglings trøje🤷🏽‍♀️😅 den er dog lidt stor i størrelsen, så hvis man ikke er til overzie tøj, så skan man tag en størrelse mindre og tightsne vil jeg sige, hvis man svinger mellem 2 størrelser så ville jeg vælge den største ☺️
men for pokker, jeg er pjattet med det her tøj!🙌🏽😍🏋🏽‍♀️
reklame for better bodies 🥰 selv betalt dog.
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comment 24 star 50 Yesterday