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)
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
Eating healthy foods doesn't have to be all sad and bland chicken breasts. You can mix and match a number of condiments and seasonings to pair well with your protein of choice, whether that's turkey, a lean cut of steak or pork, or even white fish. For example, I can make a delicious cod with … Continue reading Low Calorie Condiments
Getting stage ready in time is every bodybuilding competitor's driving motivator. No one wants to work hard for months and still show up 'softer' (less conditioned/less defined) than the rest of the competitors. It's easy to start doubting yourself and your coach, wondering if you need to work harder or if you should just give … Continue reading Am I Stage Ready?