Have a Physical Disability? Yes? Then, Workout Like This!

I’ve been workin’ out for a long, long time. Since I was 14 – to be exact.

And I feel like I’ve tried everything.

Dumbbells. Barbells. Machines. Push ups. Sit ups. Olympic lifts. 

Anything you can think of – I probably done it.

I also follow a lot of fitness magazines and stuff like that.

And what I’ve noticed that a lot of fitness guys always have rules.

You can’t do this. You can’t do that.

Well, I’ve found that some rules I gotta break, cause of my physical disability.

The biggest rule I’ve broken for the last three years has been no machines.

This the biggest bro fitness thing ever.

Only do barbells.

Only do dumbbells.

It’s cheatin’.

You’re not usin’ your “stabilizer muscles.

I say – forget that – use machines. A lot.

I do.

And got a few of benefits from usin’ it –

  1. For one thing, I’m way more muscular. For some reason, I look buffer after usin’ the Hammer Strength Chest Press.
  2. I feel safer. There’s a few times where I was ego liftin’ with dumbbells. And had a couple of scares. Machines take care of that.
  3. Way more isolation on the weak side of your body. If you have a physical disability on a certain part of your body – chances are it’s really weak. And by usin’ isolation exercises like Hammer Strength Pulldown machines, you get to strengthen your weak side of body – fairly easily.

I swear – usin’ machines has changed the game for me.

Before, my workouts used to be centered around dumbbells and barbells – which are cool.

But if you have physical disability, you’re at an unfair disadvantage.

And by dissin’ the fitness bros, and usin’ machines to build your strength and muscularity – it will level the playin the field between you and other people.

So, try out some machines.

They’re awesome…

… Also follow me on Twitter because machines are dope.

Later,

Jamual

Love it!

Gettin’ Stronger Means Tastin’ Some Pain (The Deadlift Lifestyle)

I’m extremely, extremely sore.

I’ve been walkin’ slow everywhere.

I keep rubbin’ my thighs, my hamstrings, my ankles.

Why – do I hurt?

Deadlifts.

That’s it.

Mother flippin’ deadlifts has me feelin’ like I fought a couple swordsman gorillas last night. It’s serious – really serious.

Now, even though I’m currently on my bed – ‘fraid to move – I’m really, really grateful for this soreness. It’s one of my favorite feelings ever.

It’s pretty darn addictin’.

Cause yesterday – when I was doin’ deadlifts – I knew it would leave me feelin’ like this later, but ya boy did it.

I’m addicted to the pain. To the soreness.

I don’t do drugs, so deadlifts are the only thing I’m addicted to.

I see people in the gym, not doin’ much.

Doin’ light cardio. And leavin’.

Doin’ a couple machines. And leavin’.

Takin’ breaks on the phone. Wastin’ time.

Talkin’ to friends.

Their not addicted. Not like me.

Me?

I’m focused. This is my art. My passion.

Like how Trump likes makin’ deals. It’s how he gets his kicks.

I like liftin’. It’s how I get my kicks.

Ever since I was 13, fitness was my thing.

I remember bein’ in my room watchin’ old martial art movies. Copyin’ their moves.

Hittin’ push ups. Sit ups. Planks.

Punchin’ body bags. All that stuff.

Now, 11 years later, I’m older, balder, bearder, and liftin’ up heavy barbells for high reps. And extremely sore – in slight pain.

But – you know what?

I wouldn’t change it for the world.

I really, really love tastin’ the pain.

Later,

Jamual

How To Have Abs All Year Round (The Extremely Easy Way)

I have abs.

Yes. I have abs. All year round too.

But I don’t make a big deal outta it. Other people do though (mostly women).

Dunno why though. Cause I feel like havin’ a strong back, chest, and legs are more interestin’ than ab definition.

But – whatever…

Here’s how I stay lean year round –

Number One – Do Push ups Every Day

This is basic a system I’ve developed a month ago. And I’ve noticed it’s really morphing my body. Making it leaner. And faster.

There’s only one rule to this system. And that’s do to at least one push up every day.

Not 20, 50, 100 or 200.

At least one.

Why?

Cause it’s low/no pressure. And teaches the body to expect a push up comin’ on that day.

This is how habits are formed.

Bodyweight exercises are excellent ways to lean, period (besides hittin’ the weights).

Push ups are the Best!

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Number Two – Intermittent Fastin’, Weekly

This is another system in my broad based Health System.

This is one is extremely, extremely easy.

On my off day (Sunday) I don’t eat anything ‘cept for water, coffy, or tea for 16 hours. That’s it.

After I gorge on some Greek food. Yum.

There’s a whole bunch of writin’ on fastin’. And it’s benefits. Such as fat loss, acne reduction, mental clarity and clean up, as well anti cancer benefits too.

I’m gonna write more on my fastin’ experiences – one day. 

All I gotta say – is that if you wanna lose that lil’ pinch of stomach fat – this is the way to go.

I have crazy ab definition. And clearer skin. And my critcal thinkin’ has sky rocketed.

Fastin’ is the Second Best!

Number Three – Nutrition Tune Up

So, I have a confession to make – even though I love health and fitness – I love milkshakes, Mcdonalds an’ pizza.

Straight junk food.

And junk food is no, no good. It raises your estrogen levels – makin’ you whiny an’ emotional. That’s not a good way to live – being calm is better.

So, I’ve ditched a lot of junk food.

And replaced it with kombucha, carrot juice, an’ green shakes.

I hardly eat trash anymore.

The last couple times I did though – I was sick to my stomach.

Guess my body can’t take that stuff anymore.

Damn, oh well.

I do have way more energy nowadays. And it’s from the carrot juice. I can tell.

Combine that with coffy. And I think fast. And move fast – all day.

Gettin’ stuff done with good food in your body is the Third Best!

Abs Are Easy – For Me

Many, many, many people wanna know how to lose weight. And I feel ’em.

I was bulky (skinny fat) for a while. And basically used the stuff in this article to get lean an’ stay lean. As well as martial arts (more on that later).

But this stuff in this article is extremely easy.

Just takes some willpower.

A lil’ remindin’.

A whole lotta doin’.

You got this.

Get lean. Be lean. Stay lean.

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

Nike Can Motivate You With A Few Words And A Black Screen!

I love ads. It’s an industry that I’ve thinkin’ bout for 4 years now. Ever since I found out ’bout copywriting, I’ve keep one ear to the advertising world.

When I ride NYC trains or walks the streets – I always take note of the fun ads all around town.

Like this one…

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… Funny, huh?

That’s awesome.

And that’s all over town. NYC is super duper ad town!

So, the latest ad that I really like is a recent one by Nike. Which is a huge company known for their motivational branding. They can get you gettin’ up. And goin’. Like Tony Robbins or someone like that.

Nike zeros in on your emotions perfectly. They’re not sellin’ shoes, shirts, shorts or other commodities. They’re sellin’ you a feelin’.

Raw and real.

After you watch a Nike commercial, you’re pumped up and feel like you can take over the darn world!

You wanna climb mountains, wrestle bears, or shoot some guns!

This is my favorite type of advertisin’ cause it’s so infectious. So rare. So inspirin’.

That’s the feelin’ I get when I watch this ad below.

It makes me wanna go grab life. And seize it by the lungs. And choke it out.

Ummm, thats a lil’ too graphic, right?

Sorry, the ad has got me fired up!

You can watch it below.

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