The Diaz bro’s have been saying it forever about the pro fighters in the @ufc.
Is this true for @crossfit ? Elite level sports are competitive as all hell, combine with a 🚚🚚🚚full of 💰💰💰and i think we know the answer. ...
I have always had pride in the fact that I’m an open minded person. Let’s say they find a way to produce these drugs without any side effects in the future, would you use it? How does it differ from a supplement then? .
For me the argument can be broken down into two categories:
1. The competitor. This is a definite No-No. Play fair or don’t play. Using something that breaks the rules steals the work of other honest Joe’s. Yes, sir, this makes you an a$$hole.
2. The average guy just tryin to be healthy and look good naked. Ok, so at the point being this crap is literally illegal and not proven by large stretches to be free from possible (some terrrrrible) side effects. So currently then, also an obvious NO right? Why take the risk? Whats to gain? Didnt you start the journey for health also? Wadda you doin man? You’re ego is gonna kill you. Besides, in my opinion at least, steroid users tend to kind of all look alike. Rather be patient - avoid the temptations - and see what your amazing body can do and look like naturally. With long enough dedication (herein lies the true problem for most) you will be blown away what you can do.
Just some random Monday rant. ✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻out.
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"Everybody is on Steroids" 💉💊
30x30 inches stretched canvas with red paint spatter and silver ink around the syringe.
Life’s to short to be so strict. Enjoy life and have a little cake....or a big ass slice 🙌🏼
See with this new program 90% of the time we keep it clean and train hard. The other 10% we like to get a little dirty and enjoy life 😳. The next 7 weeks are going to be awesome. Mangi!!
Because 89 degs f isn’t hot enough in L.A. it’s an overnight hop to Phoenix because it’s 108 there today and 114 tomorrow. Luckily I’m staying in the same hotel as my meeting. Airport to hotel tonight, hotel to airport tomorrow and staying in the hotel in between. #toohottobeatourist
Before @emilyyygayle and I started dating, we were friends. More than that, even—we were training partners. Training together is what originally bonded us. I love that we’re still able to do the things that brought us together to begin with...and now we have @eleikothegympup to get into all sorts of fun adventures with. I wouldn’t trade this for anything.
We ramped things up a bit from last week—both jumping up about 20# on our barbell carries and started doing some proper farmer carries with our @beastmetals open-ended trap bar and @fatgripz
Looking forward to many more training sessions like this ❤️
Some lifting from yesterday, had to double up on movements due to oversleeping during the week. Nice to see some improvement again.
Deadlift 445, 335-395x5x4
Press 175, 135x5x4
SSB squat 225-295x5x4
Ever since middle school I’ve wanted abs and I’m going to work like hell for as long as it takes to get them. ✌🏼
I’ve wanted to wear booty shorts like my friends since I started crossfitting in 2015, and I’m going to work like hell for as long as it takes until I can pull them off.👌🏼
I’ve always wanted defined arms without flexing and I’m going to work like hell for as long as it takes until I can see it.💪🏼
I’ve wanted to run a sub 27min 5k ever since 2012 and I’m going to work like hell for as long as it takes until I can do it. 🤞🏼
I can. I will. I promise.
Mike did a great job with his AMA yesterday. I want to thank him for his time and insights yesterday, he provided some great information on how he stays motivated, prioritizes, and trains his kids. If you aren't yet, give him a follow and maybe buy a shirt or banner: @dabird93 and @garagegymrat
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My personal motto is #betterthanyesterday . This defines who I am, my view of the world, and my goals in #life . Each day I try to be a little better than I was the day before. A little smarter, a little stronger, a little happier.
Inspired by a video I saw of @drfionnula doing overhead pistol squats, I decided to play with them after my lift today. I’d never done them before, so it took a few tries to get the mechanics…and I still have work to do to improve my form...and progress to the 25lb plate Fionnula holds over her head…but I’m feeling more confident with them now and look forward to integrating them into my training sessions going forward. The first clip shows me starting to get the hang of them, but swipe to watch the other one that shows some of my fails😜. The fails make it fun—and productive. Remember, if it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you!💪😎
BTW, it you aren’t already following @drfionnula , you should! My husband @donovan.santas introduced me to her account a couple of days ago. He said he followed her after hearing her on our friend @derekwoodske ‘s podcast (I need to check out that episode). Fionnula is AMAZING! She’s a medical and functional doctor, who lifts heavy, moves well, is smart as hell, loves her dog (#mustlovedogs ) and devotes much of her time to educating, inspiring and empowering people to be more mentally and physically healthy. Oh and she’s also f’ing beautiful…clearly, inside and out! 👊🔥❤️
10minute emom. I forgot how helpful emom can be.
1 squat clean and 1 bench press. Add 10# to squat clean and 5# to bench press each round. Finished at 185# (power clean into front squat that round) and 145#, with an extra rep at 160 just because. Then go play softball...
Today’s lesson: Turkish Getups. 🇹🇷 Walk into to any gym, boot camp, CF, or Joe Bobs Fitness Something.
You’ll see the first video happening more times than not. 👀 the difference between the two.
The first looks horrible and is putting the athlete in all types of injury prone positions.
The second is aesthetically pleasing, structured and safe. It’s also the way the experts teach get ups.
What do you think will treat you better in the long run?
Getting your “WOD” done faster than your friends and blowing up your back or a shoulder,
Or doing something in a way that is safe and actually develops you?
PS. Some things aren’t supposed to be done “for time”. So if your coach regularly programs things like get ups into a timed workout, maybe you should start asking questions. ⚔️👽💰☠️
Slamball reach and slams, super setted with seal jacks. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This is something I do at the end of my warm-ups before I start my training sessions. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I do this to stimulate my Central Nervous System. It is vitally important to fire up your CNS before any kind of strength training. It works better than any rainbow-colored pre-workout you are taking to get you fired up and ready to train. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Focus on stretching as high as you can with the slamball and then hinging at the hips and driving them back as you fully extend and slam the ball down. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Then make sure to keep a neutral spine as you hinge deeper to pick up the ball. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Come into full hip extension as you press the ball overhead again. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Don't forget to breathe! Inhale deeply as you extend and then a hard exhale on the slam.
I usually do 8-10 reps followed by 20-30 sec. of seal jacks. Then repeat 1-2x.
Give it a try and let me know how it feels!
Who knows whose jersey I am wearing?? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀