The Power of Liftin’ Weights

Few things give me confidence in my life.

And I’ve tried a whole lotta things that have given me confidence like …

Improv Comedy/ Acting.

Public Speaking.

Writing daily in my Journal.

Doing martial arts.

Game.

And promotions (handing out flyers).

But you’ve never felt any real power – real confidence – til’ you’ve lived the fitness lifestyle.

Lifting weights at the gym lowers my stress, strengthens my weak body, and gives me strong mental clarity. Makes me feel like I can fight lions.

And it doesn’t take me much time either.

I lift for an hour or so. Don’t spend all day in there.

Why?

Cause that’s all you need.

Get in. Get out.

Lift hard. Intensely. Confidently.

Workouts should be centered around compound movements.

Bench Press.

Squats.

Deadlifts.

Do some light cardio, but most of your time should be focused on the weights.

It builds inner + outer strength.

But – be careful!

Strength trainin’ is a drug.

It’s addictin’. An obsession.

Besides persuasion.

It’s the only drug I’ll ever endorse.

It’s somethin’ I love to do. And highly recommend you do it too.

Feel the Power. Be the Power.

Later,

Jamual

P. S. I’m doin’ videos now – check it…

Take Care of Your Health – It’s All You Got

So, I have physical disability. And – of course – it sucks.

And I can be negative bout it, but using mindset techniques, I can use positive reframin’ techniques to keep my head up.

If it wasn’t for those techniques, I never would have made 300 bucks this past Saint Paddy’s Day.

Despite those techniques, havin’ odd motor control with your body can be pretty defeatin’. And it makes interactions with people not too fun. Like – for example – job interviews can be sucky, cause of my fidgeting.

Nevertheless, I charge through life trying to persuade an’ sell the best way I possibly can.

But the weird thing is that regular people don’t have these kinda thoughts bout self improvement, I believe.

They don’t care anything – self improvement wise.

Stuff like persuasion, biz, branding, mindset, and worse of all – their health.

You know ’em. You see ’em.

The type of guys an’ girls that munch on McDonald’s for years. Then get uber big. And then complain bout their problems.

And self – improvers – like me – have to reframe them into a positive mindset. On the daily. It can be exhausting…

… Imma be honest – if you’re reading this and don’t have major health issues – cherish your health.

Treat your health like a puppy.

In fact – treat your body like a luxury car. Like a rolls royce.

Cherish it. I do.

And don’t feed it crap.

Cause it’s the only one you’ve got.

Later,

Jamual

New Year, New You! Let’s Fix Your Health!

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Found a post in my Fall ’16 journal.

It’s just a quick guide to my health system.

It’s extremely easy. And basic. And keeps you lean forever.

I’ve been perfectin’ it since October. And helps me when I don’t know what to do – healthwise – on any given day…

Daily Habits Lead To One Goal!

This system is built for longevity. And anti agin’.

I wanna live a long healthy life – like to 100 + years old. That’s my first “vision” for my life.

So following habits, daily, will help me achieve this Big goal.

Also, a lot of these principles I got from this guy …

… This guy is cool. He’s 60 + years old. Buff and knows a lot ’bout health.  A great resource!

So, these are my daily habits to get to my marco goals…

A) Wake up and drink either kombucha, coffy, water, beet juice, or carrot juice.

No big breakfast. Protein shakes for meals between the day.

And eat regular meals full of protein throughout the day.

You know, chicken and broccoli. Or a nice gyro. Somethin’ like that.

B) Fastin’: I usually fast once or twice a week. Which keeps my food cost way low. And is awesome for skin care too.

A customer told me one time that my face looked shiny and clear when I did a neat 24 hour + fastin’ session.

Awesome.

Also, fastin’ helps avoid the Big C – cancer – apparently. Which makes me even more excited!

C) Lifting: Nothin’ to crazy. 

I lift a few times a week.

 K. I. B – keep it basic.

I do chest presses, squats, and deadlift. Curls too.

That’s bout it. And I stay lean, lean, lean all year round.

Sounds pretty easy, huh?

D) Blood donation: This one is new, new, new.

I’ve done this in the summer. And it’s awesome.

Benefits include lower risk of cancer, lower risk of brain defects, etc. And I’m helping people by providing good healthy blood.

It’s a win – win.

Boom.

E) Less Junk: I’ve been eating less McDonalds – so that’s good. We all know ’bout eatin’ less crap processed food, right?

Stuff messes with your brain, hormones, and does super duper bad stuff to you, in general.

Now, I’m not goin’ to kill it completely.

If I’m hungry and Mcdonald’s is around – I’ll buy a quarter pound. No biggie. Tastes good.

But I’m not gonna go overboard with this stuff. I have restraint.

Ate this after the crazy – crazy election.

What A Time To Be Alive.

F) P.D. Mangan recommends the Paleo diet.

Now, I do too. I’ve tried it. Did it strictly for two months. It freakin’ works, like magic. You’ll lose weight.

But right now, for me – it’s a little too much magic, you know?

I’m gonna eat some carbs.

Some carbs ain’t too too bad…

… So, that’s it, pretty much.

That’s how I stay healthy. And with this system – I’ve maintained a lean body weight with good amount of lean muscle too.

And haven’t had the flu since last December (12 months ago).

Hopefully this easy guide works for you.

Later,

Jamual

Lookin’ Back On The Paleo Diet (The Best Weight Loss Plan Ever)

When I was 18 – I tried a rad new diet called the Paleo Diet.

Well, it doesn’t seem new anymore – it seems to hit the mainstream a lil’ bit. And I’m happy bout that. Cause it’s the only “diet” I’ve ever done.

Honestly, I hate diets. They’re not fun – at all.

Stoppin’ yourself from eatin’ certain stuff can be terrible for some people.

Especially your everyday consumer who sometimes get food headaches after not eatin’ for a couple hours.

But diets – the good ones – can sometimes be a necessary evil.

So, I tried it for a month or two to get some “dietin’ experience” so to speak.

Here’s how it went …

Eggs, Eggs, And More Eggs!

If you don’t know what the paleo diet is – it’s pretty simple. You basically…

A) Eat protein (eggs, meat, nuts) They’re king of the diet.

B) Limits carbs (No flour, bread, rice. Yams and sweet potatoes – okay)

C) No sweets – at all.

D) Lots of fat (Olive oil and such)

E) No diary (milk – no. Coconut milk and Almond milk – okay)

F) Veggies are queen.

Basically, people who do the paleo diet believe humans should ditch the carbs, sweets, and most diary in order to simulate the eatin’ habits of our ancestors who hunted for their food.

They preach liftin’ super heavy weight and bein’ one with nature.

Kinda like really strong hippies.

Like I said before – I did it for 2 months. And got interestin’ results.

Basically, my food schedule was …

A) Mornin’ – eggs bathed in olive oil and sweet potatoes and maybe a protein shake.

B) Lunch – the same as mornin’.

C) Dinner – chicken and broccoli…

… That’s it. Nothin’ fancy.

Actually, it’s closer to my diet habits nowadays – minimalist and scarce. Which makes this diet really easy from the start – you throw all those fattenin’ carbs and sweets like doughnuts.

I saved a good chunk off money on the diet cause when I went to the store to buy food – I only bought eggs – a whole lot of ’em – and olive oil and sweet potatoes and chicken. Or beef.  So simple. And I love simple.

The second huge factor of this diet is the weight loss.

I shrank.

Lost 10 pounds in two weeks, no joke.

Now, granted, I was already a skinny kid, but the speed in which I did it was amazin’ – couldn’t believe it. I finally had clear, defined abs. No fat whatsoever.

That’s the major thing I endorse ’bout the Paleo diet.

If you follow it, you’ll lose weight – guaranteed. No don’t bout it.  You will shrink. And super fast too.

With the lack in carbs, your body won’t store extra energy and burn fat like crazy – crazy. Causin’ you to lose weight.

Now, the paleo diet has some drawbacks.

The lack of carbs can be dangerous for some like people with diabetes One – where they need more carbs (energy) in their diet to survive. They won’t benefit from this diet.

Even for “regular people” like me, I remember feelin’ kinda tired cause my body wanted some energy from a carb or somethin’. So, to fix that – I would eat sweet potatoe fries with ketchup to recharge – so good.

The other drawback is that it’s kinda borin’.

I ate so many freakin’ eggs on the freakin’ diet that to this day – I shudder at makin’ them now.

But, overall, I think it’s a very good diet. That gives you fast results.

If I ever get personal trainin’ clients that wanna lose weight, I would have ’em follow this. Cause it’s easy, inexpensive, and really simple. And you know I’m the king of simple, right?

Reminds me of my Paleo days – good times, real good times

— Jamual

What’s Up With You And Carrot Juice?

Lately I’ve been refinin’ my diet. And it’s been one of the best moves – healthwise – that I’ve ever done.

I never really focused on health at all. I just ate crap.

And you wanna know what happened?

My body turned to crap. Really it did.

Cause I was doin’ powerliftin’ exercises. Movin’ heavy weight. I thought it gave me the right to pour buckets of crap down my throat.

Now, on one hand, I got what I wanted from the workouts – I got stronger. But everything else sucked …

A) I looked like dookie.

 B) No energy ( Could barely go upstairs).

C) Opened myself to more injures – cause of my ego.

D) Face broke out with acne. 

E) A fat nasty stomach. Cause I would drain nasty ass whole milk. A lot.

But I was strong, right?

Being strong is cool, right?

It was but, I compromised everything just to push heavy weight.

Lookin’ back now – what the hell was I doin’?

It wasn’t like I was gonna compete in the a powerliftin’ competition.

For that I would need massive amounts of TRT and HGH and other roids.

Why would I do it?  It was nonsense.

I just wanna be fit, look good for the opposite sex, and not get the Big C – cancer. That’s it.

So, I stopped and I crafted somethin’ simpler, somethin’ basic for the next few years.

Over the years, I switched to  bodybuildin’ type workouts – focusin’ on muscle, anti – aging, and longevity.

Now, my basic workouts are high reps, low sets. Where I’m allowed to maintain lean muscle. And I can go on and do other things throughout my day (like write for 5 hours).

Then I decided to overhaul my food.

And that was a game changer.

I started drinkin’ Kombucha. Which is a perfect drink. Cause now I never get sick.

Boom!

Then I started fastin’. Which feels like heaven. Highly, highly recommended. (writing my post on that too).

And then – at the end of the year – I found carrot juice.

And I gotta say, carrot juice is bomb. It has amazin’ benefits…

A) Good for eyes.

B) Good for skin.

C) And digestion. And probably can help fight the Big C.

Those benefits are amazin’. But to me the most noticeable benefit of carrot juice is the increased energy.

Now, all these drinks – Kombucha, coffy, and carrot juice – give you an extra energy boost.

But, geez – louise – you should see me clearin’ blocks. I walk fast, fast, fast!

And, honestly, I’m not a Usain Bolt, but carrot juice has me flyin’ down the damn street!

And I know it’s the carrot juice, cause a lotta times I would just have that for breakfast and go. Clearin’ blocks. Insane, insane energy!

Man, I’m super grateful for carrot juice. Cause if I keep drinkin’ I can keep extendin’ my longevity. And get more things done (like writin’ 100 blog posts!)

So, if your thinkin’ bout tryin’ carrot juice – I say yes!!!

Get it! Or Kombucha! Or even, beet juice!

Those drinks can lessen your doctor visits. Probably not get cancer. And you can get more things done! Increasin’ your Time!

Sounds good, right?

So try ’em!

K. I. B – The Easiest Workouts You’ll Ever Do

I was looking at a couple workout magazines lately. And I gotta say – the workouts are pretty darn confusing.

With the crazy reps, sets, and fly over hang over superman exercise sets.

It’s nutty. And I’m a not athlete. So I don’t do that.

Again – I’m not a athlete, at all.

But what I do is somethin’ called K. I. B. which breaks down to keep it basic. Super basic.

Basically my workouts right now are …

Dumbbell Press – high reps, low sets

Dumbbell Squat – high rep, low sets

Dumbbell Deadlift – high rep, low sets

Dumbbell curls – high rep, low sets

Sit ups – A whole lotta reps

Push ups – A whole lotta reps

That’s it.

That’s my workout. And I maintain muscle – lean an’ mean.

Actually that’s my at home workout. Takes like a hour to do. And it’s super simple – not confusin’.

This fitness stuff ain’t hard. At all.

Just K. I. B. – Keep it basic.  Set some goals. And take some action.

Easy enough, right?

Course it is.

Later,

Jamual

The Healthiest Drink You’ll Ever Drink (This Will Change Your Life)

I found a new drink. A really tasty one.

Well, it isn’t new — per se. It’s old. With a nice long history.

I’m not gonna bore you with the history.

But, I’m just gonna say this drink — Kombucha — is the greatest ever!

Yes, I’m talking ’bout the drink that 5 foot tall Hollywood blondes drain before their auditions… This stuff is an elixir of the Gods.

So, the reason why I’ve started drinking this stuff is because of my mom.

She brought a bottle in randomly earlier this year. And it changed my whole life. No lie.

When I first saw it I thought, “This is gonna taste, crazy – crazy bad.

I was nervous. Really nervous. I always thought green/ healthy drinks got a bad rap cause of taste, so people just shun them for something more tasty. Like for Mcdonalds or something like that. And I don’t blame ’em. Big mac and fries taste and sound 100x better than a Multi Green Kombucha.

However, I have to say the mainstream Kombucha in mainstream stores like Duane Reade and Rite Aid are actually tasty! And super good for you.

Like really, the health benefits of Kombucha are freaking great!

Here are the top benefits that I’ve found that could be of use for you —

The First Benefit…

… Is increased energy.

Cause if I drink one bottle of this stuff — I literally can fly through my 8- 4AM shift at work. And have extra energy later on.

Did you hear me? One bottle. That’s only three bucks and some change.

A large coffee from Starbucks cost more than 5 bucks, right?

Not knockin’ Starbucks. Or coffee. Love ’em both. But sometimes it only keeps me goin’ til 1 AM. Then I would crash. Horrible feeling. No bueno.

Kombucha keeps you chargin’ on.

The Second Benefit …

… Is digestion.

This stuff will flush you out after drinkin’ a good amount. I can confirm this cause of my frequent bathroom breaks during the day.

Healthy colon + Healthy insides = Longer life span and less frequent doctor visits.

Good stuff.

The Third Benefit …

… Is that I haven’t gotten sick at all this year. At all.

Now, I usually only get sick once a year. Which is okay, right?

But in the winter time, I always seem to get sick. Or even around April. And I end up feelin’ like poo. I really hate that feelin’.

So, for two years, I’ve been looking for ways to combat it. And I’ve tried drinkin’ water all day long. Exercising even more than I usually do. And eatin’ healthier meals — sandwiches and such…

… But I would still get sick. All stopped, though, when I started drinkin’ Kombucha!

Since drinking this stuff weekly for 11 + months, I’ve gotten through the winter and spring months with no flu like symptoms. At all.

I’ve seen a bunch of people get sick. And I’ve haven’t even got a sniffle. ‘Cept for allergies. But that’s bout it. I’m good. And it’s all thanks to my new love, kombucha.

Thank You Jesus!

So, if you’re looking for a healthy drink that doesn’t taste like poo, you should definitely get some of this stuff.

Seriously, it’s the best ever!

Love, love, love it!