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Hi friends! Here are some back exercises for you to try out!💕
•Straight Arm Rope Pulldowns: Lean forward at your hips and pull down using your lats while keeping your arms straight. Squeeze your back at the bottom of the movement 😁
•Inverted Rows: My ladies and gents who are doing #FITwithamandawg know all about these 😁 If they are too challenging for you with the bar this low, start off by increasing the angle between your body and the floor (set the smith machine bar to a higher setting) or you can also bend your knees until you gain the strength to perform them with your legs straight.
•Rope Pulldowns: You can use a v bar attachment for these as well, but using a rope will allow for a greater range of motion💪🏼
•Incline Dumbbell Rows: This is one of my favorite back exercises 😇 focus on pulling back through your elbows and squeezing at the top of the movement!
•Underhand Barbell Rows: I did a compound set and performed sets of underhand & overhand rows back to back.
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either push your limits or suffocate in your comfort zone.“ - arun purang ✨ started prepping for my next show this week and i am completely focused and ready to come into the next one & slay to prove to myself and others that this can be done naturally 💅🏾✨💪🏾 #girlswholift photo by @guille8324/

Just to restate the obvious.
It’s fine to not eat donuts. It’s fine to only want two bites of a donut. It’s fine to not finish your food.
What’s not fine is showing off your powers of restriction to your massive following. What’s not fine is equating restriction to balance. What’s not fine is teaching average people to obsess over food—people whose metabolisms CAN handle a donut. Two donuts. A box of donuts.

The average person can enjoy a donut and be fine. But to teach that eating a whole donut makes you FAT, makes you a PIG, makes you a failure? No. I can’t get behind that.


I feel like I should clarify that I talk about competing so much because there are plenty of competitors who do not set themselves up as #fitspo examples for your everyday normal person. They might share about their training here and there, but never in a prescriptive light. Think about Olympians or powerlifters or swimmers.

These other Instagram and YouTube accounts are ruining people’s lives because their “fans” (gag) are now trying to be in a caloric deficit and find macro friendly diet foods and buying a bunch of shit programming and supplements because they just don’t KNOW better. And these accounts take advantage of the uneducated, the weak, and the insecure. On top of being young and naive themselves in the best cases.