You’re always going to go through periods of feeing really motivated and also lacking in motivation! ☁️
At the end of last year for a good few months I wasn’t feeling motivated at all, I couldn’t figure out why I ‘wanted’ to go! I dragged myself to the gym still, not as often as before but, I still went. 💫
For many people they go because they want to look like someone else, impress someone else, sometimes they just go because their friend is. But you shouldn’t go based on someone else, in any case.
None of these reasons are good enough! ❌
You should workout not because of punishment or from a place of negativity. But instead, from a place of self-love. You should train because you appreciate your body and what it is does for you. You should train because your body is unique and you want to test your capabilities. You should train because you want to better yourself for YOURSELF. 💓
Once you change your mindset to something positive, once you choose yourself to be your motivation, there will be no stopping you. Fall in love with working on yourself! 💘
Yeah you will still have days and weeks where you lack in motivation, but remind yourself why you started in the first place. But also where you want to be, the fire will soon ignite again! 🔥
Wearing @flexxfit ✨
Broke 200 lbs on hip thrusts today with 205 for 4 clean reps and a hold at the end (45 and 35 plates on each side) it was a struggle BUT it was successful! 225 is right around the corner and then it’ll be time to set a new goal. This glute workout had me sweattyyyy 🥴🥴 foam roll and activate then give it a try • Hip thrusts 6x10,8,8,6,4,4 • Banded hip thrusts 3x8 (drop back to starting weight) • Single leg side press 4x8 each
• Bent over cable kickbacks 4x8 each
• Dumbbell donkey kicks 2x20 each ss w/
• Dumbbell fire hydrants 2x20 each
The main struggle I find being vegetarian is eating enough protein within the day.
I don’t find I need the protein to maintain muscle, I just get super hungry if I don’t have enough. If this happens I tend to overeat on the carbohydrate side and start picking on fruit or crackers and hummus etc which is just dangerous for me 😂 .
I calculate my macros most days to avoid overloading on one or the other. I train 1.5-3hrs 6days/week (mix of strength, fitness & bodybuilding) .
I have the veges and Kumura 2x per day, the Dose & Co protein powder & collagen every morning with banana and microgreens, the chicken free chicken most nights with veges, eggs some days and the BSC shakes and bars whenever/wherever I need. I will always chose whole foods over bars/shakes but these are yum and so convenient! I always mix up the veges and add beans, chickpeas, tofu into my meals for variety but not all the time. That’s just time consuming and I ain’t got time for that! .
P.s I don’t claim to be on any specific plan, I just don’t eat any meat and try to limit gluten, dairy and processed food. I don’t eat junk food full stop and never even tried alcohol ... but I do have meals that are not calculated every so often. I’ve been doing this for years now so it’s nothing new!! .
. #NothingHereIsSponsored 😂 All just what I love and personally actually do 👌🏽 IYKYK #SocialMediaTheseDays 🤦🏽♀️
Today’s leg day was BRUTAL.
Per usual didn’t get anything on video 🙄
Also, I found these leggings on amazon and they are amazing. Leg day approved!
Thank you @ifbbmissytruscott for the recommendation!
They are by Colorfulkoala. .
Ballistic OH Bridges 🌉💥 .
All about getting the lower body power initiated to transfer the energy up thru the body 🤜🤛 just like the sequence of the golf swing 🏌️. -
Great to have my guy Rick back in the gym, ready to knock off the winter rust and get going for 2020 💪⛳️ . -
So today I got to sneak in a quick photo with THE MAN @sethferoce creator of the @axeandsledge pre-workout I swear by and have been telling y’all about lately!! Thank you @rocksdiscount for putting together, yet another, amazing event that offers fans the ability to chat with such amazing people and a chance to win several goodies!
So proud to call myself a Rock’s athlete!💪🏽
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Are stronger legs at the top of your wish list? The results from incorporating Bulgarian split squats into your routine could be a dream come true — sweat equity required!
A type of single-leg squat, the Bulgarian split squat is sure to deliver big benefits to your lower body.
With one leg behind you and elevated off of the ground, this exercise targets many of the same muscles as a traditional squat, but with an emphasis on the quads.
What’s the point?
Benefits of the Bulgarian split squat abound.
As a lower body exercise, it strengthens the muscles of the legs, including the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and calves.
Also, as a single-leg exercise, your core is forced to work in overdrive to maintain your balance.
And although the Bulgarian split squat works many of the same muscles as a traditional squat, for some, it’s a preferred exercise.
A traditional squat puts a sizable load on your lower back — potentially causing injury — but the Bulgarian split squat largely removes the lower back from the equation, putting the emphasis on the legs.
If you have back problems — or even if you don’t! — this move could be a great option for you.😊👍👍 How is it different from a single-leg squat?
Although both the Bulgarian split squat and single-leg squat focus on the quads and require balance, there are some subtle differences.
In a single-leg squat, your stabilizing leg comes out in front of you. In a Bulgarian split squat, your stabilizing leg is behind you on an elevated surface.
A Bulgarian split squat also allows you to reach greater depth than a single-leg squat, requiring flexibility in your hips.
Also, don’t forget about those calves!
And throw in a single leg Romanian Deadlift variation with a weight plate.
A construção de grandes glúteos requer dois caminhos:
O caminho progressivo da sobrecarga
O caminho da conexão mente-músculo
Basicamente, você quer ficar forte enquanto sente os glúteos fazendo o trabalho.
Comece o treino da parte inferior do corpo com um exercício que permita mover grandes pesos, como agachamento nas costas, elevação de quadril, levantamento terra sumo ou leg press. Tente estabelecer registros pessoais regularmente nesses grandes exercícios, por exemplo, um novo 5 Repetições Máximas. Descanse bastante entre as séries.
Em seguida, finalize com exercícios de peso corporal e experimente.
Não conte necesrepetições, mas aperte os glúteos e concentre-se na qualrepetições mais altas com períodos de descanso mais curtos. A combinação desses dois métodos absolutamente desenvolverá seus glúteos ao máximo potencial.
*Thoughts to myself* I found anything and everything wrong with the picture on the right:
"My booty isn't round enough."
"My stomach isn't flat enough."
"My arm isn't toned enough."
"That zit on my forehead is bulging."
Blah Blah Blah feckn' BLAH.
Then I realized - THIS IS MY BODY regardless of what angle I or anyone else sees it from!!
I think we all do this to ourselves way too often. Just try to be thankful for the body you have, guys! Some are not so fortunate to have the opportunity to make it to the gym or even get out of bed 🙂
So here's to the deleted album! 😘
Today was actually leg day, despite that beautiful bicep shining through 💪😍
Mandala leggings from @grrrl_clothing 🖤