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The Breakdown: How I train for running and powerlifting, simultaneously

So I've talked about why I enjoy practicing powerlifting and running simultaneously, but now let's talk nitty gritty about the how. Before I get into it, let me just say: it is possible to progress in both training styles at the same time. See below for an example of what a typical training-week schedule looks like for me when equally focusing on running and powerlifting

Should you cut out certain foods from your diet?

If you're trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle, should you cut out certain foods from your diet? No sugar? No processed foods? No fruit?

My opinion? No, you should not cut out any foods you enjoy because sustainable diets are actually lifestyles. My belief is all foods in moderation. That means I think you can still have a donut or an Oreo or bananas, but maybe not every single day or mass amounts in one sitting.

6 Ways to Get Motivated to Run

Half the battle of exercise is executing the famous slogan, Just Do It. If that method doesn't quite work for you, here are a few tips/tricks that I use to get myself motivated to get out there and run. Since I'm somebody who needs a combination of both internal and external motivators to get me going, I've divided these tips into those two categories so you can find what combo works best for you!