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Names Frank S Pawlowicz the 3rd,
I’m just like anyone else in this crazy world; following my dreams and passions, trying to live my life to the fullest, and finding myself along the way. But everything's not all sunshine's and rainbows. Things don’t always come so easy. You have to be willing to fight for what you want, for what you believe in, and be willing to take the time. So, I believe football gave me a solid base to construct my master piece I call my life, it helped shape my physique for the long run and most importantly my mentality for wanting to be the best.
Football has been in my life for as long as I can remember, play for 10 years. Brought up through the youth league, eventually getting the opportunity to walk out onto that field for Friday night lights. Unfortunately, half way through my senior year, my football career was cut short due to injury. As heart breaking as that ways for me, I knew I had to keep my mind positive and my hopes high. But I also knew that this was an end to a pretty big chapter in my life. I learned all I could from football, so I was more than sure I was prepared with the right tools I needed to help navigate through these deep waters. Football showed me that I wasn’t alone, that I had family within friends and my coaches, but also it made me confident in my abilities to push through the pain and suffering. During the time I was tied up in bed, I thought to myself. Imagining how I could reinvent a new me. This is what drove me to want to get better, I imagined for months what I could do once I was able to walk again, what I could become. I started to look into fitness, weight training to be more exact. It piqued my interest because physically this could help me rebuild myself. As I sat on my butt for hours on end, I read articles a pond articles about how to lift weights properly. Eventually making my way through everything learning about nutrition and dieting was so, fascinating.
Then I started to love the idea of being a Personal trainer or Physical therapist, took me a while to come to this decision though. I wasn’t sure, I needed to make sure I was willing to go the distance. During this time, I gathered about two years of weight training, not including the four years of high school where we were required to weight train for football. Yeah, I started school prior with two years of Law and Enforcement classes, but now I know I want to be a part of the fitness industry in some aspect. Recently enrolled in Manchester Community College to start down the right path, for a life in fitness. Learning all this new information about training caused me to learn how to diet the right way and make routines for myself. Big supporter of push/pull days and leg days. My original routine wasn’t my own, had to start somewhere.
My current routine and diet are something I made just recently to help me shred down that unwanted fat. Consists of one muscle group a day, with a demand of volume and cardio. But I’m trying to lift heavier with this volume push, 12 reputations at the most while going heavy, and while going lighter 20 reps. The weekly schedule is Monday- Saturday; Back/ Cardio, Arms, Legs/ Light cardio, Shoulders/ Cardio, Chest/ Cardio, Shoulders/Legs. Abs are every day, excises include; Leg raises, Crunches, Russian Twists/ Barbell Twists, and Planks.
Now working in my diet is not as hard like when I was bulking. My normal meals throughout the day are as follows; 4 eggs & ½ cup of raw oats w/ cup of blueberries and 1 tablespoon of peanut butter, then for an early lunch I have one whole chicken breast grilled with one cup of spinach, ½ of cup of quinoa, ½ of cup of canned carrots, then a second lunch 2 hours later consisting of a bound of salmon, 2 peppers diced cut in with asparaguses/ spinach, ½ cup of jasmine rice. Two dinners, one with steak or chicken with sweet potato, ½ cup of carrots, asparaguses. Second meal a little before bed, ½ cup of cottage cheese with a little salsa on top and half a chicken breast. Two protein shakes throughout the day, and three snacks like a serving size of brazil nuts or ½ cup of almonds. Even a cookie or two. Sweets are the hardest thing to cut out of a diet, personally. But the easiest thing I get to do is to enjoy living my life dieting, weight lifting, and making it as far as I can in this world.Now, this whole new world has opened up, working with John is as you can say a work in progress. Good guy, really easy to talk. Working with John was an experience, this was my first ever photo shoot. So, all of this was pretty new to me. It was blast, but different would be a good way to describe it. I’d do it again. Not every day you get to participate in a photo shoot. Let’s see how this goes.