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  • (@iamthat_i_am) Instagram Profile @iamthat_i_am
  • Midweek Motivation : dothework 👊🏾
  • Midweek Motivation : dothework 👊🏾
  •  20  3 8 minutes ago

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  • (@fochfit) Instagram Profile @fochfit
  • 1 or 2 🤔??
  • 1 or 2 🤔??
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  • (@fit4sara) Instagram Profile @fit4sara
  • A couple of things have been on my mind lately. If you follow my stories then you kinda know...
    🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️
    Firstly, it’s been 2 years since I had my last baby. I have trained at or above my maintenance the entire time. I am not stage lean, I am probably even a little soft for some people’s taste but I still have not built the quality and quantity of muscle that I want to even think about the cutting phase (but I keep thinking it’s time and it’s not) Ladies, 2 years! You are not going to build muscle in 12 weeks, it takes years. I am disheartened by the fact that I see too many women cut too soon. I get the pull to be lean, I second guess myself all the time, but nothing worth keeping ever comes easy. So stay with me in the building phase for a while.
    💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
    Secondly, I wonder if I wasn’t doing things right the last 2 years, and for that I am somewhat regretful. I don’t feel this time was wasted because I learned a lot and I grew a lot but I think I would be further in my muscle gains if I had just done my research sooner. I knew in my heart that I was doing too much volume and junk reps, but the desire to be lean clouded my judgement. I had to lose the baby weight and although I knew better I convinced myself it would work. I was wrong.
    🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️
    I am not saying I don’t have muscles, I am not saying my hard work was for naught but I am saying I have not built the muscle that I want for me and it’s time to recommit.
    💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
    I need to hold myself accountable on here to eat the food, to gain the weight, and to trust that in time I will be ready to cut and have those beautiful thick muscles I desire. I need to stay in the lane and not waffle, and apparently that is hard for me.
    💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
    The last picture is the abstract from a NOT new study from 2016 from Schoenfeld et al on longer rest periods.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26605807/
    🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️
    #womenthatlift #fitover40 #gym #fitmama #gymlife #flexfriday # #girlsthatlift #fitspo #motivation #bebigger #womenwithmuscle #muscles #bodybuilding #womenwholift #fighterdietchallenge #fighterdiet #girlsthatlift #bodybuilding
  • A couple of things have been on my mind lately. If you follow my stories then you kinda know...
🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️
Firstly, it’s been 2 years since I had my last baby. I have trained at or above my maintenance the entire time. I am not stage lean, I am probably even a little soft for some people’s taste but I still have not built the quality and quantity of muscle that I want to even think about the cutting phase (but I keep thinking it’s time and it’s not) Ladies, 2 years! You are not going to build muscle in 12 weeks, it takes years. I am disheartened by the fact that I see too many women cut too soon. I get the pull to be lean, I second guess myself all the time, but nothing worth keeping ever comes easy. So stay with me in the building phase for a while.
💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
Secondly, I wonder if I wasn’t doing things right the last 2 years, and for that I am somewhat regretful. I don’t feel this time was wasted because I learned a lot and I grew a lot but I think I would be further in my muscle gains if I had just done my research sooner. I knew in my heart that I was doing too much volume and junk reps, but the desire to be lean clouded my judgement. I had to lose the baby weight and although I knew better I convinced myself it would work. I was wrong.
🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️
I am not saying I don’t have muscles, I am not saying my hard work was for naught but I am saying I have not built the muscle that I want for me and it’s time to recommit.
💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
I need to hold myself accountable on here to eat the food, to gain the weight, and to trust that in time I will be ready to cut and have those beautiful thick muscles I desire. I need to stay in the lane and not waffle, and apparently that is hard for me.
💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪🏋🏻‍♀️💪
The last picture is the abstract from a NOT new study from 2016 from Schoenfeld et al on longer rest periods.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26605807/
🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️🙌🏋🏻‍♀️
#womenthatlift #fitover40 #gym #fitmama #gymlife #flexfriday ##girlsthatlift #fitspo #motivation #bebigger #womenwithmuscle #muscles #bodybuilding #womenwholift #fighterdietchallenge #fighterdiet #girlsthatlift #bodybuilding
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