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January 17, 2020

Are Rest Days Overrated?
Do you really need a day off from the gym (or multiple) every week?
 


     Many people fall victim to the 'no days off' approach or talk themselves into training everyday despite what they might hear about the benefits of rest days because they...

January 16, 2020


Do you really have to track macros or calories?

For years, tracking calories or macros (also known as 'flexible dieting') has gained a lot of traction as an effective way to go about reaching many fitness goals.
But there are some people who simply do not wish to count...

November 13, 2019

Are artificial sweeteners actually worse for your health and your waistline than regular sugar?
 


There is a lot of controversy in the dieting world around artificial sweeteners and whether or not you can or should consume them as a part of a healthy, balanced diet. A...

October 19, 2019

My first WBFF show has now come and gone and I couldn't be more pleased with the entire prep, the show and the experience as a whole.

I want to make it clear that this was NOT my first bikini competition, however, it was my first competition in the WBFF federation. I...

September 30, 2019

It's officially peak week of my first WBFF show!
This past week has been the most challenging yet. Not so much physically, but moreso mentally and emotionally. As the date draws nearer, self doubt is increasing and to be quite honest, I was feeling pretty down about th...

September 23, 2019

Wow, what a week it has been.
I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Olympia last weekend in Vegas as a member of the Fokken Nuts team (if you like peanut butter, you NEED to check them out at www.fokkennuts.com). It was a great time with a good company and ev...

September 9, 2019

If you have been following along, you may remember that for my last update at 6 weeks out I mentioned that I was slowly reversing and increasing my calories into my show. Apparently, the increase was a bit too subtle as I continued to get smaller and smaller for the ne...

August 25, 2019

The past few weeks of my prep I have continued to get slightly leaner and lighter whilst ever so slightly increasing my intake to reverse diet. Right now, my plan is to slowly continue reversing with the goal of filling out slightly more before show time. The drop in s...

August 13, 2019

Time really is flying; I can hardly believe I am only 8 weeks out from stepping on stage again!

Since my last update at 10 weeks out, I have kept my macros similar, with some slight changes (below). I have been feeling pretty good and not too hungry (some days are bette...

July 30, 2019

I am 10 weeks out from my first ever WBFF show (doing the bikini division). It has been two years since I stepped on stage and my sole goal and purpose is to beat the girl that stepped on stage in 2017, not necessarily by placings but by overall physique improvements.

S...

July 15, 2019

The last time I stepped on stage for any sort of physique competition was September of 2017. This was my 6th show after which I made a decision to not compete anymore (at least for the time).
With two 1st place wins, a few 2nd and a few 3rd place wins, I placed well (t...

June 12, 2019

Why Your Ass Is Still Flat

How To Stop Working Your Butt Off For No Results And Start Working Your Butt ON

In today's butt-centric themed world of fitness, the pursuit for better glutes is seemingly endless. Unfortunately, many who put in work toward building a better ba...