Competitive Figure and Bikini Athletes: How to Stay Motivated in the Off-Season

Why do figure and bikini athletes do what they do and love doing it? The love of the sport is obvious, and perhaps, the motivation and inspiration they absorb from it. There’s just so much focus and dedication that goes into pre-contest preparation. What follows when you step off the stage though? Do you get

Figure and Bikini Competition – Training the Mind and Body

Figure and bikini competitions are quickly gaining popularity among women. The fitness industry has opened up a lot of routes for women who want to compete on stage, and don’t mind looking more toned than the average woman, thanks largely to strict diet plans and bodybuilding-style training. However, figure and bikini competitions are not to

How to Plan for Your Success in the Fitness Modeling Industry

Much the opposite of frail-looking anorexic models in the fashion industry, fitness models aim to promote a sound and healthy body image. The amount of time and effort fitness models invest in keeping themselves in good form can be best described as seriously hard work. Fitness modeling: Unless you’re completely committed to staying in shape,

Picking the Right Suit for Your Bikini Competition

When it comes to on-stage bikini competition, naturally every competitor has a distinct sense of style, which is reflected in a number of things including their selection of poses and bikini. Though there are certain things that are going to overrule this sense of style. The bright stage lights and blatantly dark body spray tan

Precision Diva Programs

“Just standing there and looking hot” is what most folks say. Well, there’s a lot more to being a professional bikini and figure competitor than just looking good on a stage. The Precision Divas are an elite group of women competing in the NPC (National Physique Committee) and IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilders) competitions held

Bikini Competitor – Off-season diet and training plan

  Bikini competitor Off-season Fitness Here you’ll find some valuable tips and tricks of the trade, along with a diet and training regimen to stay in top off-season shape. A balanced training program for a bikini competitor would typically revolve around weights, cardio and plyo-metrics. Even though every competitor’s figure comes with a unique set

A Day in the Life of an NPC Figure Competitor

Being a competitive ‘fitness’ athlete may not be what people are initially led to believe. This line of work in reality requires raw dedication, countless sacrifices and a lot of time, money and especially, support. It takes serious commitment to even reach the competitive level; months on end, of hardcore dieting and training all comes

Why Women Should Take Up Strength Training

With everyone talking about cardio training, strength training is often underestimated, especially with regard to its value for women. Not too many women include strength training as part of their routine. Of those who do include it in their workout, many are trying to get themselves ready for the bikini season. But strength training has

Top 5 Tips for the Perfect Bikini Body

  A perfect bikini body is much more than just being fit. It is how you carry yourself, what you choose to wear and of course getting that great tan. So, what we need is holistic fitness and that is what we want to give you tips for in this article. Eat a big bowl

Top 5 Bikini Fitness Mistakes to Avoid

With over 20 years of experience in fitness, Janis Garrido has helped numerous women not only tone their bodies into perfect bikini shape but has helped women work through their body image and self esteem issues to be able to flaunt their perfect shape. In 2012, Janis worked with several Bikini and Figure competitors and

Top 5 Foods to Get You the Perfect Bikini Body

You must be wondering why we are talking about getting the perfect bikini body at the peak of winter. The reality is that if you plan to show off a perfect body this summer, you need to start working on it NOW. There is no short cut to fitness and a great body. Here are