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8 Reasons to Compete

Don’t get me wrong, competing isn’t for everyone; it requires an extremely high level of dedication; but for those willing to put in the time and who have the determination, here are 8 reasons why you should consider competing… The Challenge While people often strive “to be the best they can be,” few take [...]

By |2017-01-03T09:55:47-07:00December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dieting “Fun” – Eating for Competition

Dieting “Fun” – Eating for Competition While countless hours at the gym help build muscle and burn fat, without proper nutrition, a competitor will not be at the top of his/her game. Nutrition is so important when training for a competition. Competitors often go through seasons of bulking (off season) and cutting (pre-competition). In [...]

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Got Confidence?

Got Confidence? “With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.” ~Anonymous When it comes to competing, confidence is of utmost importance. #1 - Be prepared. Do your homework. Training. Put your mind, body and soul into your training and constantly re-asses your program. You [...]

By |2017-01-03T09:56:54-07:00December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Perfect Posing and Grace in Heels

Perfect Posing and Grace in Heels Often neglected, but crucially important. The hard truth: a perfect physique with non-perfected posing will cost you. While falling face first on stage may make a great You Tube video, it obviously does not work in your favor in a fitness competition. A situation such as this would [...]

By |2017-01-03T09:57:39-07:00December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Accident: My Living Nightmare

The Accident: My Living Nightmare April 16, 2011 - A Special Day I Will Never Forget After competing in my first NPC show in the fall of 2010, I was addicted to the world of fitness competitions. I made it a resolution of mine to get in the best shape of my life and [...]

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