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Brandon McGuire IG brandon.mcguire.5205
phantom_lord2004

updated his Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

The journey to achieving our fitness goals is long and hard. Nothing comes easy. You have to not only be willing to put in the hard work physically but mentally and spiritually as well. Our diet is sacrificed, we have to be willing to learn from mistakes and trial and error. Nothing short of experience will gain us wisdom. It is also a neverending challenge. I've been training for nearly 30 years now and I still learn something new every day. You have to remember nutrition, supplements, herbs, first aid, eating timing. You also must listen to your body. If you are overdoing it you have to know the signs. Dehydration, strains, pulls, fractures, heat stroke, and heart attack are some of the things that are possible with what you are taking as well. P.E.D. are another aspect of training. Regardless of how you see them they have to their benefits and disadvantages as well. Throughout my journey through fitness over the years I have tried many supplements. Everything from cutting, bulking, endurance enhancing. The main thing over the years that I noticed that I would get stuck on is bulking. You have to make sure that your water intake is always the first on your list of mandatory supplements and dieting. Your protein intake is another thing that has to remain the same usually 1 g per pound of body weight. If we don't get enough protein in our diet our body starts to break down our muscles to make up for that. Another reason why cutting is a complicated. Depending on your goals if you need to shed muscle lowering your protein intake will help speed that up through cutting. But if your gain is lean mass that you want to keep you need to keep your protein intake the same. Fats are another aspect of nutrition that need to remain the same. They are involved with everything from helping our immune system to our brains as well as our heart, lungs. Injuries are another thing that are going to happen. We need to recognize the signs of straining overtraining heat stroke. I have used sweat suits over the years on occasion to help shed water weight and I have came very close to heat stroke from using them and running around during the summer. Again trial and error learning from our mistakes is important. I've also had numerous injuries to joints. I have hurt my shoulders numerous times I had an acromyoclavicular separation I've had a cracked scapula, numerous knee injuries, and ankle injuries. Some injuries there's no sign except for when it happens that being the broken bone the torn muscle from a tendon. Rest is another important part of training. Your healing does not start until you are out of the gym after you finish your workout that is the most important time to get in sugars and amino acids. You have 15 minutes after your workout ends to get in sugars. I can't express how important it is to get sugars and amino's within 15 minutes of completing your workout. This is how you prevent DOMS. Delayed onset muscle soreness is something over the years that I had experienced a lot and until I had learned about the anabolic window I had to endure over and over again. It's as simple as drinking a shake as soon as you get done working out. Lately I have been going more whole food I drink a lot of soy milk cashew almond milk. Diet is one of the most important parts of training. I am currently on a vegan diet which is not only for my training but also I have a few health ailments as well. Cancer being one of them. I have learned that animal foods are one of the main causes of cancer. It is not that they give us cancer but they make the environment in our bodies a perfect storm for cancer on set and growth. Dairy being one of the main factors. Whenever we eat meat or cheese our bodies release trypsin and tyrotripsin. Our pancreas makes these two enzymes. When we do not eat animal meat or animal foods the levels of these two enzymes in our pancreas increase until they start to float around in our bloodstream. When these enzymes come in contact with cancer cells they break down the protein chain around them, which makes them invisible to our bodies, and kill them. That is the way that cancer tricks our body into thinking that it is muscles that are growing. When we eat dairy and meat it depletes these enzymes and uses them to break down the proteins from the animal foods. This in turn gives cancer free reign. Without these enzymes floating around and breaking down the protein chain around the cancer cell, we develop much more serious conditions. I have a hard time maintaining a vegan diet because growing up I loved cheese milk steak chicken. But when we are faced with our own mortality, it makes it a little easier to cut these foods out of our diet. Being a father and a husband the importance for me to stay healthy has increased 10 fold over the past 12 years. Purpose is another thing that we need to find in our fitness journey. Once we realize our purpose or our goal it makes it more important. Our training has to be the center of our day. We have to make sure that we keep our health on our mind at all times. It's a commitment. To me, my training and nutrition are the majority of my life. I don't take days off. I train early morning everyday. I don't eat until after I train. I am on a vegan diet. No pop, no dairy, no meat. I will eat some eggs and chicken every once in a while. But for the most part I am vegan. This is a lot to learn and take on. This is only the tip of the iceberg. Hydration and electrolytes, hormones and neurotransmitter, vitamins and minerals, herbs and plants. There is a lot to have to know and understand to help us in reaching our fitness goals. The more we know the easier it gets. I am going to gradually go over everything in detail. I don't know how much I have to express that I am not a doctor and I do occasionally mix things up here and there so bare with me. If you realize that something I said is wrong, by all means, let me know. Keep moving forward. Remember that nothing short of hard work and dedication will get you to your goals. 💪
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Mayank
MayankN02

added a new profile photo.

Pose:
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Date Taken:
May 14, 2021
3 minutes ago
The Minx!!
Gymbunnyuk

updated her Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

Morning peeps its Saturday and leg day part 2!! Love it....may have to kick a few things up im in that mood... weather is totally crap again ..... its May but feels like January..... Minx 😈🇬🇧🐾
6 minutes ago |
Kymberly
training2bme

tracked the workout: May. 15, 2021 03:16AM

ENERGY LEVEL:
Pumped Up!
SELF RATING:
7/10
EXERCISES / SETS
7 / 29
EXERCISES
7
SETS
29
WORKOUT TIME
01:15
hr min
CARDIO TIME
00:00
hr min
WEIGHT LIFTED
27,740 Lbs.

updated his Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

Yes,Yes It Is❤️❤️
13 minutes ago |
JEK (IG Liftincanada)
JEKENNY

updated his Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

My Saturday morning start
16 minutes ago |
ENERGY LEVEL:
Pumped Up!
SELF RATING:
10/10
EXERCISES / SETS
16 / 26
EXERCISES
16
SETS
26
WORKOUT TIME
01:40
hr min
CARDIO TIME
00:03
hr min
WEIGHT LIFTED
70,658.1 Lbs.

updated her Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

Happy Saturday! Happy leg day 🥳
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2013Superman

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work Hard Play Harder
work Hard Play Harder
Pose:
Other
Weight:
-- Lbs.
Body Fat:
--%
Date Taken:
May 14, 2021
1 hour ago
ENERGY LEVEL:
Pumped Up!
SELF RATING:
8/10
EXERCISES / SETS
9 / 29
EXERCISES
9
SETS
29
WORKOUT TIME
01:08
hr min
CARDIO TIME
00:00
hr min
WEIGHT LIFTED
13,920 Lbs.
ENERGY LEVEL:
Pumped Up!
SELF RATING:
8/10
EXERCISES / SETS
15 / 36
EXERCISES
15
SETS
36
WORKOUT TIME
02:20
hr min
CARDIO TIME
00:00
hr min
WEIGHT LIFTED
60,175.1 Lbs.
Thyciara
Thyci

tracked the workout: Labrada Lean Body Cardio

ENERGY LEVEL:
Pumped Up!
SELF RATING:
6/10
EXERCISES / SETS
1 / 1
EXERCISES
1
SETS
1
WORKOUT TIME
00:31
hr min
CARDIO TIME
00:30
hr min
WEIGHT LIFTED
0 Lbs.
Allun Lewis
Allunlewis

updated his Fit Post.

May 15, 2021

Time to change the workout and trim down for the summer. Finshed 6 days this week, hard core weighted cardo today.
1 hour ago |

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Bruh
Bruh
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Other
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Body Fat:
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Date Taken:
Jun 18, 2020
1 hour ago