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Don't be afraid to add in strength

Don’t be afraid to add in strength training; strong is sexy.



There was a time I did zero strength training. I was made fun of for always being stronger than the boys in grade school due to all the hours I spent conditioning at gymnastics as a kid. Out of high school and all through college, I made a vow to myself that I wasn’t going to lift a single weight; I didn’t want to be seen as manly.



I wish I could slap some sense into my old self.



What I have come to realize is being STRONG IS SEXY AF, and if someone is intimidated by that, that is their own insecurity coming forward, and shouldn’t dictate how I live my life.



Ladies (and gentlemen):

Not only will strength training give you tone (you will NOT get bulky), you will become a faster runner. Start by adding in 30min once a week, and slowly add time and number of days. Give it a month and you will be surprised at the improvements you will see. Also, prioritize protein intake (shake is best) immediately after completing (might as well capitalize on the work you just put in.)



Legs: Superset x 4


1️⃣ 10 single leg box squats

2️⃣ 30 jump lunges


1️⃣ 5sec down/ 5sec up loaded squats

2️⃣ 30 jump squats


1️⃣ 10 hamstring curls

2️⃣ 30 gorrilla squats


1️⃣ 10 single leg banded donkey kicks

2️⃣ 30 single leg rapid TRX lunge


3min EMOM finisher

25, 25, 30 jump squats


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40min legs strength

20min core

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