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  • Convenience plays a big role in your decision making!

In fact too big.

Don't have enough time. You turn to what's the quickest thing you can have.

Lack of energy. You turn to the easiest thing you can have.

There many more... The point I'm getting at is don't let convenience influence so many of your decisions.

It can be for the better, but most of the time convenience always has a downside.

I could have easily gone to McDonald's or had something which was easy as quick or unhealthy.

But it's being able to have alternatives that are better, still as cheap if not cheaper and still as quick.

Don't let the more often than not bad convenient decisions get in the way of where you want to be.
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#motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • Convenience plays a big role in your decision making!

    In fact too big.

    Don't have enough time. You turn to what's the quickest thing you can have.

    Lack of energy. You turn to the easiest thing you can have.

    There many more... The point I'm getting at is don't let convenience influence so many of your decisions.

    It can be for the better, but most of the time convenience always has a downside.

    I could have easily gone to McDonald's or had something which was easy as quick or unhealthy.

    But it's being able to have alternatives that are better, still as cheap if not cheaper and still as quick.

    Don't let the more often than not bad convenient decisions get in the way of where you want to be.
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    #motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • 19 0 20 September, 2019
  • Weight belts... Do you wear one?

Do you need to wear one?

Well here's my take on when to put it on and take it off!

Weight belts are often worn too much, too little or for the wrong reasons.

The weight belt should be there to support your midsection. What a weight belt does when used correctly is helped keep that lower back in the most natural position as possible.

It does this by pressing your core in and around your back. This makes it a tighter more compact structure to support your back in keep it in a more rigid position. There are also breathing techniques you can use to reinforce this but that can be another post in its self.

Me personally, I only wear a weight belt when I'm going above 80% of my 1 RM. This is because that is the only time I need it. I only use it for squatting not deadlifting but that down to personal preference.

You shouldn't use the belt all the time for every exercise which involves your back. This is because... One. You don't want to have a rely on every time it comes every back exercise. And 2. Over time you'll develop a weaker core than you would have, only use it when you're supposed to.

The belt should be there to support you on your heavy lifts not to be worn for every left that involves your back no matter the weight. 
Don't let a weight belt mask pain if you have some. That is going to fix it. (Not all circumstances). Doing movement patterns like squatting and deadlifting without a belt is a good enough exercise to strengthen the core its self.

If you need just drop the weight to start with get the technique right and build back up, do it.

In short, strengthen your core, work on form and technique and only wear a belt when your doing really heavy weight to support your back!
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#motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • Weight belts... Do you wear one?

    Do you need to wear one?

    Well here's my take on when to put it on and take it off!

    Weight belts are often worn too much, too little or for the wrong reasons.

    The weight belt should be there to support your midsection. What a weight belt does when used correctly is helped keep that lower back in the most natural position as possible.

    It does this by pressing your core in and around your back. This makes it a tighter more compact structure to support your back in keep it in a more rigid position. There are also breathing techniques you can use to reinforce this but that can be another post in its self.

    Me personally, I only wear a weight belt when I'm going above 80% of my 1 RM. This is because that is the only time I need it. I only use it for squatting not deadlifting but that down to personal preference.

    You shouldn't use the belt all the time for every exercise which involves your back. This is because... One. You don't want to have a rely on every time it comes every back exercise. And 2. Over time you'll develop a weaker core than you would have, only use it when you're supposed to.

    The belt should be there to support you on your heavy lifts not to be worn for every left that involves your back no matter the weight.
    Don't let a weight belt mask pain if you have some. That is going to fix it. (Not all circumstances). Doing movement patterns like squatting and deadlifting without a belt is a good enough exercise to strengthen the core its self.

    If you need just drop the weight to start with get the technique right and build back up, do it.

    In short, strengthen your core, work on form and technique and only wear a belt when your doing really heavy weight to support your back!
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    #motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • 12 0 17 September, 2019
  • Reverse supine rows - reverse grip.

We've been using these to ease Mark back into doing bodyweight exercises.

This exercise is one that I don't see done enough of in the gym.

It's a great alternative to just your normal cable rows etc, another bodyweight exercise you can add to your workouts when your working on bodyweight functionality and being able to move your own body weight.

The great thing about this exercise is that you don't need any other equipment to make it easier or harder.

You simply just have to change the angle of your body. 
The more upright you are the easier it is, the further down your feet are the harder it becomes.

Give it a try its harder than it looks, specially when you take your feet off the floor.
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#motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • Reverse supine rows - reverse grip.

    We've been using these to ease Mark back into doing bodyweight exercises.

    This exercise is one that I don't see done enough of in the gym.

    It's a great alternative to just your normal cable rows etc, another bodyweight exercise you can add to your workouts when your working on bodyweight functionality and being able to move your own body weight.

    The great thing about this exercise is that you don't need any other equipment to make it easier or harder.

    You simply just have to change the angle of your body.
    The more upright you are the easier it is, the further down your feet are the harder it becomes.

    Give it a try its harder than it looks, specially when you take your feet off the floor.
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    #motivation #inspiration #inspirational #gym #gymmotivation #gymlife #gymtime #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslife #fitforlife #workout #personaltrainer #easyworkout #igfit #instagramgym #instagram
  • 17 0 11 September, 2019