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How Toxic Masculinity Makes My Job Harder

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How Toxic Masculinity Makes My Job Harder

Aside of the fact it makes dudes ask for "six pack and beach muscles" workouts solely, and chicks just want to "tone upper body and get a booty" Toxic masculinity is bringing a lot of other nightmare-fish shenanigans to the gym floor. Lately, I've seen a lot of Former /retired military or competitive athletes pushing through pain, getting injured quickly or worsening a chronic condition SO MANY dudes just skip joint gymnastics and warmup altogether, jumping directly into a heavy compound movement and then wonder why the fuck it HURTS WORSE day after day. Girls typically have the opposite problem...

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How to Get Results - Fast

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How to Get Results - Fast

December 2019 vs February 2020: 2 months, 10 lbs, 20 in of hair. It's about staying what you stick to. Everyone wants ABS. The easy part is - hiring a coach, spending a lot of money upfront on the exercise and meal plans...The hard part is - sticking to it. Struggling through body fighting you back by being sore, being hungry and moody. Waiting for seeds to grow.If you plant a seed and shine light on it, it will grow. So will you. You have potential. With consistency, effort and the right guidance - you will grow. The difference between you...

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Cravings, Discipline and Pallet Adaptation

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Cravings, Discipline and Pallet Adaptation

Friends always ask me what do I eat after the show day's done. I can have anything I want, and the weirdest thing is, the amount of options and flavors makes any choice not able to live up to the hype. Why? Read on... 6.29.19 post show vegan chorizo pineapple pie @ Blaze pizza after OCB Colonial Open, Williamsburg, VA. So, I get off stage, put the trophies down, pull out a fresh cucumber out of my bag and bite in. Juicy, fresh, delicious! Cucumbers have been my favorite food since childhood. Growing up in Russia, we didn't get fresh veggies...

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Free Stuff

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Free Stuff

Most of us are well-off individuals with jobs, enough means to travel the world and make good choices. Why do we act like animals who can be led into the butcher's stable in herds with a free bagel and a koozie?

Are we dumb? Are we frugal? How do we prevent ourselves from being tricked to listen to the unwanted propagandist lecture for a free t-shirt in the end, and remind our foolish reptile brain to chill and let the prefrontal cortex make decisions instead..?

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Settling

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Settling

Your life is not a court case, however every day, every minute you do make a decision to settle for something or continue to look for a more lucrative alternative.

- Picking tomatoes at a grocery store
- Waking up an hour early for the morning run - rain or shine
- Moving in with a significant other
- Negotiating a salary
- Checking the nutritional info on every packaged food you purchase
- How your body looks

How much you'll have to pay for health insurance 40 years from now

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