Summer is coming up, and we all want to look and feel our absolute best. Perhaps a little Spring Cleaning is what the doctor ordered! Here are some tips to spruce up your diet, help you conquer your goals and get you ready for the upcoming *2016 PFITBC PRO-AM* Bananas: For starters, bananas are very high
A lot of my friends tell me that they would like to achieve a cleaner diet, but they feel overwhelmed by the amounts of various information going around that they don't know where to start. Many don't have a well balanced diet due to lack of knowledge, so I put together this blog to help
[one_third] So for this blog I want to share with all of you my overall experience and process of my first woman's figure competition! If anyone has thought about competing but wasn't sure what to expect or how it "works," this may help and possibly give you the little push that you need to proceed.
The Half-Marathon is an awesome challenge…and here's how to make it 13.1 miles of smooth cruising! What would it be like to run your best half-marathon ever? Whether it's your first or your 50th race, you can maximize your success with these tips and suggestions. Read on for everything you need to know about training, fueling,
This week's blog is dedicated to the average person trying to make healthy choices and slowly change her or his eating habits to start a healthier lifestyle. I'm going to talk about some healthy substitutions to the everyday things we consume. First off, I'd like to pin point one of the major problems in our
[space height="20"] [one_half][/one_half] [one_half_last] I'm getting pretty close to my figure debut, being less than 5 weeks out, so I thought I'd dedicate this post to catch you all up on my progress. First and foremost, I'd like to start off by telling you all that this prep has been amazing. I have become very
Oftentimes I get asked what I supplement with and I can't give a straightforward answer because it simply depends on my goals at the time, so my answers are usually vague and go something like this: "A few vitamins, pre-workout, and some protein powder." The truth is, yes supplementing is important and it's also helpful,
If you’re looking to adds more salad to your diet, but can’t think of anything but romaine and iceberg lettuce, don’t give up! Salads like this pack in tons of nutrients and prove that eating salad can be fun. This one is vegetarian and chock full of protein! The roasted cauliflower, chickpeas, beets, quinoa, and
Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. The path to a bigger, better brain is loaded with Omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and fiber. Give your brain a kick start: eat the following foods on a daily or weekly basis for
I started my training with Coach Janis back in December 2013 and you all got to follow along a little bit and read about my fitness journey and transformation into a bikini competitor... Well, a few things have changed since: Long story short, I competed in the NPC Bikini division but I felt that my
The key to living life to the fullest and enjoying a lifestyle which lets you enjoy all the offered pleasures and fun and frolic of living a happy existence is to be fit and healthy. A healthy individual is in perfect shape to appreciate and derive maximum enjoyment from the available pleasures of life.
[space height="30"][one_half]Here's a bit of background on Susan and her workout / nutrition plan: Susan is training as a Diva. Her first competition will be in July. We plan to hit the national stage competing in Bikini category. Here is her method on preparing to compete. Susan's Workout Plan Susan’s workout plan consist of weight training