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Muscle Up Monday

6 months ago, I set aside some goals for the year.

One of them is the muscle up.

The thing is…

I couldn’t even do a pull up. I could barely do pushups.

Sure, I lost a lot of weight… I looked great! But, no muscles will still struggles lifting light weight. I had to put the work in for the result to happen. Just like in weight loss.

I had to work on growing muscle.

In 2017 I shifted focus. One reason the scale slowed was I spent more time developing fundamentals of sustainable strength.

Now in the second half of the year, I can start chasing those lofty goals I made so long ago. I can finally lift myself up to that level.

That’s what I’m going do.

Mondays will now be #MuscleUpMonday to chase my muscle up goal.

Thursdays will be #ThursdayInversday to chasing my handstand goal.

I’m going to try to track my progress. This is week two.

I got out the GoPro and filmed it. I want to show you a 1 minute clip of where I’m at.

I don’t know how often I’ll do this. It may be dependent on your interest so if this interests you, please let me know.

Without further ado.

I present to you.


#MuscleUpMonday


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Nirvana Fallacy

One issue I see with people wanting to lose weight is their unrealistic expectations. Come on people!
This is not the fantasy land of TV where you lose 100 lbs in 5 weeks!
Come on, they live in a gym, 6 hours a day and have chefs prepare their 100 calorie a day meals. The even have their own personal trainers who torture them daily!
Reality TV is not the same as reality. Biggest Loser is not reality. It's TV!
Get it together guys!
What they are doing is an inhumane science experiment for ratings! I'm surprised no one has died!
And have you heard most of them are worse off now then when they started! They rebound so hard! Why? Because torturing people is horrible incentive to change habits!
Did you forget the TV exists to capture your attention? If it didn't, you'd be doing something else. On purpose they compress time to keep thing interesting.
It's not reality!
It's simple. If you want lasting results, you need to develop a healthy relationship with the food you eat.…