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
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
Cardio is important for heart health and also for meeting your physique goals. While it is possible to lose weight without doing any cardio at all, many people prefer to put in the extra 30-45 minutes so they can eat a little bit more per day. 30-45 minutes of cardio can feel incredibly long if … Continue reading Making Cardio Less Miserable
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?