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High Fat and Low Carb Diet… I Did It For My Brain! – Insulin resistance And The Brain

High Fat and Low Carb Diet… I Did It For My Brain! – Insulin resistance And The Brain

For the longest time, I was very misinformed about high fat and low carb diet. Reason being, I figured this was a keto diet and not sustainable long term. Which is not the case. The plan I follow doesn’t restrict me from having off days when I am out with family and friends. The key reason I switched to high fat and low carb diet was to keep my brain healthy and at optimal performance. Yes! I did this all…

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Workout Routine Day 6 – Saturdays: Back and Traps

Workout Routine Day 6 – Saturdays: Back and Traps

Saturdays are my second back day. Takes me about 1 hour 20 mins to complete including the cardio at the end. Note: This is a much lighter back day, compared to Wednesdays, but it helps me tone out my back. Workout Routines: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 At the Gym  Reverse Lat Pulldowns:  4 sets of 8-12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzFTbsm7HU Behind the Back Rear Delt: 4 sets of 8-12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGurNcLmN3w&list=PLDD7001EFEBC58156&index=19 Bent…

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Workout Routine Day 5 – Fridays: Legs, Biceps and Abs

Workout Routine Day 5 – Fridays: Legs, Biceps and Abs

On Fridays, I focus on legs and hit biceps for the second for the week. Note: The next day the legs will fell the burn Workout Routines: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 6 At the Gym  Leg press: 4 sets of 8-12 reps (I push through my heels and make sure I am not engaging my back, and adjust the safety so it doesn’t come crashing down) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oujca3_Shgw Leg curls: 4 sets…

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Workout Routine Day 4 – Thursdays: Chest, Triceps and Shoulders

Workout Routine Day 4 – Thursdays: Chest, Triceps and Shoulders

Thursdays are my second chest, triceps and shoulders day. This takes me approximately 1 hour 10 mins to complete. Supersets mean you do one exercise and go to the next one right away, both sets combined is one set. You take a  30 to 45 sec break after completing both sets. Workout Routines: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 5| Day 6 At the Gym  Decline Bench Press (superset): 4 sets of 8-12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfyQBUKR8SE Decline…

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Workout Routine Day 3 – Wednesdays: Back, Calves and Abs

Workout Routine Day 3 – Wednesdays: Back, Calves and Abs

I follow this to hit my back and abs. This takes me approximately 1 hour 20/25 mins to complete including the cardio section at the end. Note: This is a really intense workout for the back. Workout Routines: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 4 | Day 5| Day 6 At the Gym Lat pulldown: 4 sets of 8-12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykg2xdGSlpI&list=PLDD7001EFEBC58156&index=10 Dumbbell Bent-Over Raise: 4 sets of 8-12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttvfGg9d76c T Bar Row: 4 sets of 8-10/12 reps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvbjGSQ2tVE…

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Workout Routine Day 2 – Tuesdays: Legs, Chest, and Triceps

Workout Routine Day 2 – Tuesdays: Legs, Chest, and Triceps

Tuesdays are my legs (light leg day), chest, and tricep day. This takes me approximately 1 hour 10 mins to complete. Note: I hit legs lightly on Tuesdays cause if I included squats on my actual leg day, I would literally not be able to walk out of the gym. But squats are an amazing workout when done correctly. Supersets mean you do one exercise and go to the next one right away, both sets combined is one set. You…

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Best Exercise To Lose Stomach Fat – Full Body Workout Routine For Women and Men

Best Exercise To Lose Stomach Fat – Full Body Workout Routine For Women and Men

The best exercise to lose stomach fat is a full-body workout routine because you can’t target fat in one particular area. To lose the belly fat you need to focus on the whole body. Here is the full-body workout plan that I follow religiously (suitable for both men and women). I do it on a weekly basis! The Best Exercise To Lose Stomach Fat – Full Body Workout Routine For Women and Men are organized such that I get maximum…

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Workout Routine Day 1 – Mondays: Shoulders, Forearms, Biceps, Calves and Abs

Workout Routine Day 1 – Mondays: Shoulders, Forearms, Biceps, Calves and Abs

This is the workout plan I follow to hit my shoulders, forearms, biceps, and abs. This takes me approximately 1 hour 20 mins to complete including the cardio section at the end. Note: This pairing of shoulders and biceps is very unusual… most people don’t pair it this way. However, for me, this works. Always see what’s working for you, and pay attention to the messages your body is sending you. Once you understand your body, you can tweak and…

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About My Life of Zen

About My Life of Zen

Hi, welcome to My Life of Zen! Glad your path led you this way and I am able to share my journey with you. Hope you find here what you are looking for. A bit about why I started My Life of Zen I have had the good fortune to discover Tony Robbins and his work very early on in my adult life and was able to change and take charge of the key aspects of my life. Since then,…

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