Surfset Fitness: Surf without the water

Surfset fitness A new type of fitness has people surfing... on land. Aimed at core strength, burning fat and toning lean muscle, SURFSET  Fitness is the latest exercise trend. From squats, to downward dog, the workout is done on a surfboard with each exercise focused on balance. I think SURFSET is a great addition to the fitness world. [...]

By |2016-11-08T12:14:50-07:00June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debunking weight-loss myths

There are more weight-loss myths than there are tips. The key to weight loss and a healthy lifestyle is knowing what motivates you and capitalizing on your strengths and doing all that in moderation. Fitness magazine has shared some tips, and I'm going to debunk them for you. 1. Adopt a gluten-free diet. The protein [...]

By |2015-05-26T19:24:34-06:00May 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Train to combat intimidation

When it comes to workout routines, do you prefer a trainer who is big, bulky and hulk-like? Or do you prefer a trainer who is a real-life example of fitness and healthy living? If your preference is the latter, then you should check out Jessica and Debbie Smith's fitness DVDs. This mother/daughter duo is one that women of [...]

By |2016-11-08T12:14:50-07:00May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-01-03T09:56:47-07:00December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-01-03T09:57:15-07:00December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments