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!

 

Why Is That Guy Always Doin’ Push – Ups?

I have a physical disability — Cerebral Palsy — which affects the way I move and talk.

If you don’t know what CP is, it’s basically a neurological disorder that affects physical movements and speech patterns.

In basic terms, it’s like getting a stroke at birth. Usually cause of crappy doctors using bad tools on newborns babies. That’s what happened to yours truly.

Cases of cerebral palsy range from the mild (jerking movements when walking) to extremely severe (being stuck in a wheel chair forever).

Thankfully, my cerebral palsy ain’t that severe. It’s really mild. It just affects my right side.

Leaving me with a spastic right arm and leg. As well a weird way of talking.

I’m actually pretty independent though. Can go anywhere I want without anyone’s help. And thank you Jesus for that.

But just because I can move on my own — doesn’t mean I don’t have any struggles. Or awkward situations happen to me.

Sometimes I have trouble grabbing stuff. Small stuff like cups and such.

I’m tripping over my feet, consistently.

And people always think I’m drunk — cause of my jerking movements.

What a life, huh?

I used to get so sad and angry cause of it.

To be honest, I still get mad. Not outright livid like I used to get. But sometimes hobbling around the street and having girls stare at you oddly can bruise the ego a bit, you know?

The other annoying thing comes from my past of trying to do sports.

I love, love, love sports, such as rugby, football and MMA. But my body is too messed up to compete with the big professional types…

… You know the big types. Like MJ, Steph Curry. Or Brock Lesnar.

Now, I’m not gonna be like Mike. And shoot clutch jumpers against the Utah Jazz. But, I swear to you, when I shave my head bald — I feel just like him.

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Bald Head King.

One of my many Role Models

Despite my dreams of being a professional athlete pulled from under me — I still find myself putting a bunch of hours in the gym or doing push – ups in the middle of my living room…

… Why is that?

‘Cause it makes me feel amazing.

It’s my engine — fueling me.

Okay so, for regular everyday people — leaving the gym makes them feel good. Then they go on with their day.

But for me and probably others alike — the gym is our day.

Fitness isn’t a choice. It isn’t a want. It’s a need.

I noticed this the hard way…

… Last spring, I went 4 months without working out.

No weights. No push – ups. Nothing.

Wanna know what happened?

Everything hurt, bad.

I was having leg issues. And back issues. It sucked.

But after one visit to the gym — I came out of there feeling like a new man.

I’m not BSing you either.

My back was stiff and stuff. Then I hit the Lat Pulldown machine and felt so so so freaking good after. God bless those machines.

Back then, I forgot that since I have a physical disability like CP — fitness needs to happen, even when I don’t wanna do it.

Like shaving your head in the military. It must be done.

So that’s why I’m always talking about fitness on this blog.

It’s super important to me.

And it’s making my life just a bit easier everyday…

… Overall, I think fitness helps everyone in some way, shape or form.

Some people wanna look good. Some people wanna be healthier. Fine by me.

I just wanna walk around pain and stiff free, you know?

— Jamual

Greek Food – The Tastiest Diet Food You’ll Ever Eat

Diets suck.

You can’t eat any fun food.

No McDonald’s. Domino’s. Burger King. Street Tacos. Nothing. At all.

Changing your eating habits for either losing or gaining weight – gets repetitive, real fast.

If you’re bulking, its eggs, rice, lean meats, good fats, veggies …

… For losing weight, its salad, brown rice, whole wheat pasta, etc …

Boring!

After a while, you’ll be bored to tears. And you’ll lose the excitement that the fitness has to offer.

Now, what if you wanted to shake up your diet.

Yes?

What if you want something tasty and healthy?

What do you eat? What’s good out there?

Well, I found something. And it’s not Trader Joe’s (good place though).

It’s Greek Food.

That’s right, you heard it here.

If you wanna switch it up. Hit up your favorite Greek spot and order some lean chicken wrapped up in whole grain pita bread with a dash of white sauce.

Yum!

You see, I did some investigating about two years ago on healthy diets around the world.

Some really healthy countries are Japan, Italy, France, and Greece.

These countries have the healthiest people ever. Where they work out daily, don’t over eat and consume a great diet — especially in Greece.

So what is it about the Greek diet that makes it awesome?

Well, unlike the American diet, the Greek diet is grounded in fruits, veggies, whole grains, and olive oil.

No processed meat. No candy. No Junk Food. Some Wine.

That’s it.

It’s not a secret formula, you know? This health + fitness stuff.

All you need to do is exercise frequently and eat well.

Then, you will be healthier than the majority of people around you… Especially in the U.S.

You’ll live longer than most. Have more fun. And be happier and super confident.

You wanna be happier, right?

Course you do –

Then all you have to do is find your top reviewed local Greek spot (GrubHub helps), order your meal, then enjoy.

Dip that whole grain pita into some olive oil and you’ll see what I mean.

Go, now, get healthy! And shake up your taste buds.

— Jamual