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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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My Russian Grandmother's Advice

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My Russian Grandmother's Advice

Growing up in Russia watching mom, two grandmothers and a great grandmother prepare and serve meals formed my food palette, healthy food choices and habits around cooking in general. Here, I will share a couple things that have always been natural to me at home, or when visiting one of the grandmothers as a kid.Maybe those seem old fashioned, but I think, they make sharing a meal with someone or dining alone more conscious and special - something we could all benefit from 😉👵 Wash your hands and face before a meal👵 Sit down, turn off TV, remove books, devices,...

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Riding the Motivation Wave

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Riding the Motivation Wave

Have you noticed that sometimes you just cannot force yourself to do the thing that needs to be done? Be it a workout , returning those wrong size jeans, going through closet to find stuff to donate, or whatever else. . Our motivation varies depending a lot of factors: From hours of the day to how much you interact with your surroundings to whether you are full or hungry, etc.I do not train people in the morning. Why? That is my best time to organize thoughts, write them down, edit content, check with partners and clients and do the stuff...

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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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Creative Hedonism

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Creative Hedonism

I am just going to love myself so everybody else will have to as well.

Seems like this is what we all should naturally resort to survival wise, however a lot of people do not. I certainly wasn't one of them. All my life I've...

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