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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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Decide Who You are Before the World Tells You

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Decide Who You are Before the World Tells You

Have you noticed that when somebody gives us credit, maybe not for what we wanted out of our deed, we usually embrace it anyways, exaggerating the paotential reason why we were noticed.That is all fine and well, but where will this go if the world doesn't pay attention to you anymore. Parents die, friends move, other things in life can change that, but what is left is our personality that has been formed by these external factors that are not applicable anymore...How will it make us feel?Our focus during most life moments is ourselves. Our senses, feelings, emotions, reflections. The...

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The Last 5%

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The Last 5%

Is always the hardest but that's what differentiates the winners from the losers. One more rep. One less beer. 10 more min of running when your legs are already shaking.You need to find a sweet spot of when training or whatever you do is challenging enough you are pushing over the limit at which most people are going to quit. But not high enough to burn yourself out /overtrain.Disclaimer: overtraining RARELY happens to us, normal humans who work our every other day for an hour. Unless you're a professional athlete, it is very unlikely that you'll overtrain. New lifters mistake...

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Loss Aversion

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Loss Aversion

We are afraid to start new things: train, travel, switch jobs, or almost anything else... Why? Loss aversion. We know that even though the current situation may not be the perfect scenario, at least the drawbacks are known. With new shit they are not. What if I get hurt? Won't like the new place?Well, you can always stop. Go back, to the known and comfortable. But it's worth trying.   The 2nd video is a wide grip deadlift. New to me. I hate it. It's so challenging to keep lower back straight and upper back - engaged in the beginning...

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