This is the side of competing that no one talks about - money. Competing gets incredibly expensive very quickly, as all of the little costs add up. I know that when I first started competing, I felt like I had to buy everything my coach recommended if I wanted to win and get as lean … Continue reading Budget Friendly Competition Prep
This post may be Not Safe for Work: there are several photos of me in a bikini and in my mandatory bikini back pose.The dust has settled, the competition photos are back and posted on NPC News Online, and I'm ready to talk about my experience. I competed at NPC/IFBB City Limits Championships on 4/14/18 … Continue reading Post Bikini Competition Experience (Write Up)
Boobs are comprised of glands suspended in fat. Sounds really sexy when I put it that way, right? Because you can't choose where you lose fat, your boobs may be affected when you start dropping pounds. It might be one of the first places you lose fat, depending on your individual fat distribution. I was … Continue reading Where Did My Boobs Go?!
Here are some free printable competition packing lists! I know prep brain can set in and make it hard to remember what you need to bring - so I got your back. Download Men's Packing List The Men's list is pretty straight forward as they don't have as many items to get ready for stage. … Continue reading Bodybuilding Competition Packing List
Skin prep starts well before peak week, the week leading up to show day. Exfoliating in the shower with a loofah and moisturizing the skin on your body and face every day are some small manageable steps. All bodybuilding competitors benefit from diligent skincare. Competition color is applied the night before and the morning of … Continue reading Skin Prep for a Smooth Competition Tan