Fail To Your Goals

A quick story about someone I trained/coached.

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They had a goal of doing a pull-up. Which, for a lot of people is on their Fitness Goal list.

But the problem was, and usually is, they were not strong enough to get up and do one. Yet!

So, whenever they would come in, we would do our normal sessions. With a focus on overall strength. And at the end of every session, they would go to the pull-up bar and try a pull-up.

First time… no budging. Just hanging for a bit.

And that happened a lot.

We work out. They attempt a pull-up. Nothing.

And nothing.

And nothing.

And a little bend in the arm.

And a little more bend, but not there yet….

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And we just kept working out. Building strength. In their core, arms, back, and grip. Lot of deadlifts.

And one day, after a workout. As they were cooling down. We’re talking, and as normal, they go to the bar.

And without skipping the conversation, they hit a pull-up.

“YOU JUST DID A PULL-UP !?!?” — Me

That’s what failing to your goals is. Yes, you can get discouraged. You can be angry. You can be frustrated. Failing sucks.

But it’s the failures, over and over again, that leads to your success.

-STRONGER EVERYDAY-

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Legs and Glutes Bodyweight HIIT Workout 03

No equipment needed

We are focusing on our legs & Glutes with some cardio mixed in.

Workout:
4 Rounds
30s work / 15s rest

Exercises:

Side to Side Shuffle: Start on one side, shuffle over about 2-3 steps. Touch the ground, then shuffle back to the start, and touch the ground

Burpees: Go down into a high plank. Lower yourself down to the ground. Back to high plank, jump in, stand up, jump. Repeat…

Squat Jumps: Feet about shoulder width apart. Squat down. Then power yourself into a vertical jump. Land standing, then back into a squat. (Squat to Calf Raise if jumping to too much)

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Split Leg Lunge (R): Legs split, feet staggered slightly off center. Right leg out front. Bend back leg down, and front leg to a 90 degree bend. Back up and repeat.

Split Leg Lunge (L): Legs split, feet staggered slightly off center. Left leg out front. Bend back leg down, and front leg to a 90 degree bend. Back up and repeat.

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High Protein Oatmeal Recipe

High Protein Breakfast Oatmeal

Here’s a quick, filling, way to make oatmeal. And get a ton of protein in.

Note:

If the calories is a little to high for your liking, just lesson the amounts (especially the peanut butter)

Quickly, let’s go over some of the benefits of regularly including oatmeal in your diet.

1. High in fiber

2. Healthy grain

3. Good for your heart

4. Cheap in price

5. Reduces type 2 diabetes

6. Reduces bad cholesterol

7. Good source of vitamin b, zinc, magnesium

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What do you need:

3/4 cup oats

1 cup almond milk

1 scoop protein mix

2 tablespoons nut butter

1 tablespoon flax seed

1/2 cup of fruit

That’s it. Add it all together. Heat and mix to your liking. And enjoy.

Quick Macro Breakdown:

71g Carbs

28g Fats

41g Protein

And this is a calorie breakdown, from MyFitnessPal

How do you like your oatmeal??