Health and Positivity


Just in case

Helllloooo :) my name is angela, 22, canadian. welcome to my positivity bubble/area where i talk about lifting and post my progress selfies. I'm also a feminist who occasionaly practices yoga. If any of that offends you: byeeeeee!


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Mystery solved why I have been getting mean anon messages

The same person from Barrie, Ontario is literally sitting on my blog watching for my next move and for my 14k followers who probably have no idea where this is, its very close to my hometown. AKA it’s someone I know in real life and I don’t tell people in my real life about this blog. I can imagine exactly who it is, so all I will say to this person is, if you wanna talk you have my number but you’re probably embarrassed now (which you should be) that I have your ip address.

Good on you for sending me mean messages trying to get a rise out of me and constantly checking back to see my response.

"When people try to bring you down, it’s only because you’re above them"

That is all.

I’m a fucking detective 

historymysterygift asked: I really don't understand why you (or anyone for that matter) get mean comments. If people don't like what you're posting they can just unfollow you. Do people really have that much time on their hands? Like my sister always tells our nephews "You worry about you".

EXACTLYYYY thank you lady!! My thoughts exactly 

Anonymous asked: mama cath? your mother ? how many of your "girlfriends" are not family? it must be hard being a loner and friendless. Did you not go to college? did not make friends?

wowwwwww ahahahah HEY GUYS THIS PERSON DOESNT LIKE THE FACT THAT I TEXT MY MOM ON THE REG CAUSE WE LIVE IN DIFFERENT CITIES

you’re sending mean msgs yet im the one with the shitty life? think about it…

what is with all the anon msgs lately? STOP BRINGING YOUR NEGATIVITY INTO MY BLOGGGGGG grrr

Anonymous asked: do you not have any girlfriends? doesn't seem like you do according to your Twitter instagram and so on. Boyfriends don't count. That must suck.

Just gonna put this here….

But ya ok I have no girlfriends.

Fun fact: I don’t post every detail about my life online therefore if you creep my social media that does not mean you know my life! Here I am trying to spread positivity to the masses and here you are trying to bring me down. WELL NOT TODAY MOTHERFUCKER!

  • Me one day: carrots and hummus and summer bod here i come ok let's lose a body fat percentage
  • Me another day: protein and protein and protein my deadlift's gonna be so monster i'm gonna look like the hulk watch out losers
  • Me a different day: idgaf tbh ice cream and chicken and burgers and nuggets what a time to be alive treat yo self
  • Me always: food
fitanne:

For my FAQ: How do I start lifting?
First of all, men and women can do the same workouts perfectly fine (if you are worried about getting bulky, read the next question). If you want results from lifting, you should be lifting heavy (=challenging).
Using the machines at the gym can be good enough, especially for beginners, but in the long run you should strive towards learning free-weight, mainly compound movements (deadlifts, squats etc). Remember to learn the correct form before you start adding too much weight. If you need inspiration or instructions for exercises, see above.
If you feel intimidated by the weights room at the gym, read my post How to be more confident in the gym.
For a beginner, it’s best to do a full body workout every time (one exercise for each body part), or a split between lower and upper body.
Rep ranges:
1-5 reps for strength (1-10sets)
8-12 reps for hypertrophy (building muscle) (3-4 sets)
15+ reps for endurance and low-mid intensity cardio (8-12 reps builds endurance just as well)
Use weights you find challenging, while still being able to perform the exercise with proper form.
Remember rest days are as important as workout days, especially when you are starting out, because you will get very sore at first. Tag: ‘Rest’.
Being sore after a workout doesn’t necessarily mean it was a good workout - No pain no gain is a lie. Tag: ‘DOMS' 
If you want to gain muscle, you also need to be eating right; adequate protein intake + good fats, carbs for energy, and a calorie surplus.
Bonus tip: Don’t go for workouts in the typical magazines for women only (like this). They are not effective (in 9 out of 10 cases) - you have to challenge yourself.
Helpful post: How to make a strength training plan (and keep at it), How to be more confident in the gym
Tag: ‘Lifting Beginner’, ‘Lifting Benefits’, ‘DOMS’

fitanne:

For my FAQ: How do I start lifting?

First of all, men and women can do the same workouts perfectly fine (if you are worried about getting bulky, read the next question). If you want results from lifting, you should be lifting heavy (=challenging).

Using the machines at the gym can be good enough, especially for beginners, but in the long run you should strive towards learning free-weight, mainly compound movements (deadlifts, squats etc). Remember to learn the correct form before you start adding too much weight. If you need inspiration or instructions for exercises, see above.

If you feel intimidated by the weights room at the gym, read my post How to be more confident in the gym.

For a beginner, it’s best to do a full body workout every time (one exercise for each body part), or a split between lower and upper body.

Rep ranges:

  • 1-5 reps for strength (1-10sets)
  • 8-12 reps for hypertrophy (building muscle) (3-4 sets)
  • 15+ reps for endurance and low-mid intensity cardio (8-12 reps builds endurance just as well)

Use weights you find challenging, while still being able to perform the exercise with proper form.

Remember rest days are as important as workout days, especially when you are starting out, because you will get very sore at first. Tag: ‘Rest’.

Being sore after a workout doesn’t necessarily mean it was a good workout - No pain no gain is a lieTag: ‘DOMS

If you want to gain muscle, you also need to be eating right; adequate protein intake + good fats, carbs for energy, and a calorie surplus.

Bonus tip: Don’t go for workouts in the typical magazines for women only (like this). They are not effective (in 9 out of 10 cases) - you have to challenge yourself.

Helpful postHow to make a strength training plan (and keep at it)How to be more confident in the gym

Tag: ‘Lifting Beginner’, ‘Lifting Benefits’, ‘DOMS

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