Due to the overwhelming response to the Bikini 101 series, I added an encore episode. In the Bikini 101 Encore Episode, I talk about Peak Week, having the right mindset to be successfully, competitions, sponsorships, and more...
What does it take to be a successful NPC Bikini competior? My special 3-part series on NPC Bikini Competitions. I discussed all the essential things that you will need to know regarding this sport. This includes everything from posing, dieting, and stage presence to finding ways to stay motivated during contest preparation.
Have you ever gone to a bodybuilding show and seen a competitor eat a snickers bar or chew on a rice cake with peanut butter right before stage? While seemingly counter-productive to those less versed in the science of manipulating the body’s response to carbs, this strategy is actually a highly effective way to make sure the body is as tight and pumped as possible before the athlete steps on stage.
Can You Avoid a POST SHOW REBOUND?
Anyone who has ever set their foot on a bodybuilding stage, whether on a professional or amateur level, will tell you that weeks of strict diet and intense training will take its toll – both on the psyche and body.
Vague Sales Term or Real Condition?
Back in the day, nearly all cases of chronic and debilitating fatigue were, unless directly related to an established disease, simply lumped together under the umbrella terms “burnout” or “overtraining”. The notion of “adrenal fatigue” wasn’t something most people had ever heard of, but today, it’s a concept that gets thrown around quite freely; especially in a fitness context.
Okay ladies!I’ve found a recipe for a DIY muscle soak for the bath that I’m dying to try and share with you! It’s super easy and you only need a few ingredients, most of which you’ll probably already have in your cupboards.
Look, I get it—you may look at me and see a glammed up fitness model with flawless makeup, a perfect body, and an ideal life.
Well, I’m here to tell you to that there is more to all this than what people see in the highlight reel. In fact, you and I are probably more alike than you think.
14 years ago, I was overweight, unhealthy, and totally miserable.
Ease back into it one step at a time
Having a baby is a life-altering event, and you cannot expect things to be exactly as they were before you became a parent. If you demand too much of yourself right from the start, you may feel disappointed that you cannot live up to your own expectations and get discouraged before you see results.
Motivation to do anything, including to stay fit, comes in many forms. You can be motivated by fear, excitement, defiance, love, or even hate.
Motivation can be internal, external, or both.