Top 10 Foods….That Destroy My Will To Diet

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So,I think we can all agree that dieting, is the hardest part of trying to sculpt our bodies. We all know all the foods we’re supposed to eat, but I wanted to take some time and indulge in my top 10 foods that make sticking to a diet so HARD!

10.Tina’s Burritos

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These guys are no joke! 2 for $1, these are very dangerous. I spend $5 a round when I cave in haha.

9.Arancini

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If you’ve never had an arancini, or rice ball, then you are MISSING OUT! They’re balls of rice, go figure, stuffed with meat ragu, cheese, and peas. They’re usually deep fried, so the cheese is all nice and melted and gooey inside. They come in a whole bunch of varieties, broccoli, spinach, prosciutto, and plenty others. Try some soon!

8.Sweet and Sour Kielbasa

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OK, we make this at my job, and every time we do, I’m snatching myself some. We slice up some kielbasa, and marinade it a sweet and sour, brown sugar and fruit cocktail mixture. It’s absolutely delicious.

7.Fritata

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A fritata, is basically an omlet. They come in many varieties, just throw whatever you have in a frying pan, add some eggs, and you’re good.

6.Bacon Cheeseburgers

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Self explanatory.

5.Pizza

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You can’t be Italian and not like pizza. Pepperoni, bacon, chicken, peppers, onions, you name it, I’ll eat it!

4.Chips & Salsa

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I’m a big fan of Tostito’s Scoops, lets you get more salsa per bite :). Can’t do really hot salsas though (curse my acid reflux!).
3.Oreo Ice Cream

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I can’can’t live without Oreo Ice Cream! It’s basically, the only ice cream I eat, that, and the Snickers ice cream bars lol. I go out of my way to scoop out ALL the cookie clusters in the container. My brother doesn’t really appreciate that :p
2.Bacon & Cheese Fries

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Bacon is fantastic on its own. Add cheese and fries, fahhget about it!
1.TACO BELL

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My arch nemesis.  Can’t tell you how many 2 a.m Taco Bell visits I’ve made, after a long night of drinking. All the booze makes it seem like a 5 Star Restaurant! AND ITS CHEAP! Double edged sword right there.

Well, there ya have it. These foods are my weaknesses. What are some of your weaknesses? I’m always down to try some new food!

Personal Trainer In the Making!

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I’m really excited that I just got all my personal training course materials in the mail! I’m pretty pumped (no pun intended) to get certified, so I can start training people and helping them to reach their goals. I’m already am helping friends, here and there, but I really want that certificate to make it official. Plus, I dont know everything, so this course will help where ever I’m lacking.

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I watch all these YouTube videos of trainers giving out awesome advice and lessons, and I want to be apart of it. Working out makes me feel good. Eating healthy makes me feel good. Being complimentedod my growth and appearance makes me feel good, and I want to help others feel good also.

Well, the journey is just beginning. Now it’s time for me to bury my nose into these books! Wish me luck. I’ll keep you guys posted wth my progress!

Also, if you have an instagram, feel free to follow me at “questforpecs“. I’m more active there with progress pics and funny gym pics and stuff.

Embarrassing Gym Moment :)

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So, I had an awesome arm and ab workout today. I’m a little embarrassed at my music choice, but at the same time, its quite funny, so I thought I’d make fun of myself a little! 🙂 YES, I was jamming out to some good ol’, Backstreet Boys! I can’t lie, I’m a huge fan haha. I’ve had to keep it hidden all throughout middle and high school! Whew, feels good to get that off my chest. Regardless, I had a good workout, so that made me happy. Still trying to be more disciplined with my diet though :/.  One Day!

So what about you guy? What kind of music do you guys listen to to get motivated? I’m always open to listen to knew bands and singers. Feel free to drop a comment with your favorites! Looking forward to them.

Also, if you are a BSB fan, I stumbled upon this little gem the other day lol. ENJOY!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Just want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope all my fitness junkies hit the gym this morning, like I did! Leg pressed a new high today. Gotta keep pushing, especially with all the calories I’m about to put down today lol. Anyway, I hope everyone has a blessed and enjoyable thanksgiving. Don’t forget its true meaning, and be grateful for everything you have and dont have. Enjoy your day and get right back at it tomorrow! 🙂

Before and Afters

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So I thought I’d post some before and after pictures for my next post. The before pics are from 2007 to about 2010. I was extremely scrawny lol. Thats when I started hitting the gym, but I wasnt consistent. 2012 is when I started going religiously. Now, I have no problem motivating myself to go, but I need to focus more on my diet :/. So anyway, here ya go!

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Song of the Day!

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Here’s an oldie, but goodie. I’m a big Breaking Benjamin fan, especially while working out. They have some softer, melodic, songs…but a bunch of good ol’ rocking out songs. Huge motivation when you’re trying to lift heavy. Really amps me up. Hope it does the same for some of you! Here’s just one of their amazing songs! “Breaking Benjamin- Away”