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💔 Break ups and gains 💔

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You hear this all the time: guy and girl meet, fall in love, tragedy happens, relationship ends, one is extremely distraught, goes to gym and becomes shredded as a brick.   Is this true? It 100% is! I know because it happened to me. Everything on my instagram is because I had a life changing break up. I would never have summoned the discipline otherwise. But why don’t all break ups lead to this? It’s because the break ups don’t hurt enough. Speaking from experience, the break up has to truly hurt, almost to the point you lose hope in life...

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☝️ One piece of knowledge that will help you get big ☝️

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What’s the one piece of information about bodybuilding that helped me obtain my physique? To be totally honest, technical knowledge on bodybuilding isn’t necessary from my experience and whatever basic things you need to know are freely available on Youtube. People might roll their eyes when I say this, but consistency is key. If you just went to the gym with knowledge on how to not injure yourself and started lifting random things and you also ate a diet with decent protein, carbs and calories you’ll eventually get shredded.  Your body won’t be able to resist your consistency. I don’t...

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🙂 Standards and expectations - Part 1 🙃

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Let’s say you were super hungry, but the only store within 10km was one that served plain chicken. You’d be grateful that at least you still had something to eat, and you’d very likely enjoy the chicken. Now let’s say there was a McDonald’s behind that store that you overlooked. Since you know you can have delicious burgers instead, would you still appreciate the plain chicken? Probably not.  This thought process is something I’ve observed is more pervasive in daily life than you’d think. We often don’t assess an option based on its absolute merits, but rather, assess it based...

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🐥 Chicken Chilli Tenders 🐥

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Having a delicious dinner is extremely important if you want to maintain a lean diet. Here’s one of my go to dinners when shredding. It’s delicious and extremely macro friendly.  📃 Ingredients: 50g of corn flakes 300g of chicken tenderloins 30g of egg whites Parika Garlic salt Parsley Chill flakes Nandos Garlic Peri Peri Medium Spicy Sauce 📏 Macros: 93g of protein 740 calories 👨🏼‍🍳 Cooking: Put the tenderloins in a bowl and mix them with the paprika, garlic salt, parsley and chilli flakes In a separate bowl, crush the corn flakes Take each chicken tenderloin, dip them in the...

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😴 The importance of rest days 🛌🏾

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You want to grow big and get shredded. Intuitively you think the more you workout, the more you’ll grow so you skip rest days. ❌ WRONG ❌ Rest days are an important part of any exercise program. They give the body a chance to repair, recover, grow and avoid injury. Numerous scientific studies show that rest days play an important role in helping us maintain good health and fitness. What is a rest day? A rest day is a day in which a person takes a break from their regular workout routine. That doesn’t mean you remain totally inactive. Low-impact...

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