For those of you who have been following me on this journey for the past three months, thank you. From the bottom of my heart – thanks for reading and listening as I complained about PMS, FOMO (fear of missing out), what it’s been like giving up alcohol, what it’s been like dating when you… Continue reading NPC Bikini 12 Weeks Out – Lots of Changes Happening!
Wow. Two whole months of competition prep are now behind me. My show is 18 weeks away this coming Saturday. Time sure is flying. Let’s get right to it: Workouts All sweaty after my last workout of month #2! Let’s hear it for getting stronger!! I’m continuing to push myself on heavy lifting – and… Continue reading Month #2 Done! The Road to NPC Continues!
WorkoutsHammies and calves ON FLEEK (that’s what the kids are saying these days, right!?) Oh man did it feel amazing to slip on a pair of Loubs this past weekend and see my calves popping! Coach Steve has me training them practically everyday, and it BURNS! Nice to see the hard work paying off. And… Continue reading Week 7 of NPC Bikini Prep!
WorkoutsBooty, booty rockin everywhereeeeee!! I must say, 6 weeks in I am getting SO excited. It’s hard when you look at your body every day – sometimes you don’t see the evolution as clearly as others. But over the past week or so, I’ve really been motivated with the changes I am seeing in my… Continue reading 6th Week NPC Prep + A Letter to Myself
Well, hello Week 5! You came fast 🙂 Workouts OMG. This past Saturday I had the brainy idea to run a 10k trail run up in the Goergia Mountains. Coach Steve warned me since I’ve been out of the cardio game for 5 weeks and basically work my legs to complete exhaustion with heavy weights… Continue reading Week Five: NPC Bikini Prep Complete!
Have I seriously made it a month?! A WHOLE MONTH! Good news first! I have a show date!! Coach Steve and I spoke nearly a week ago, and based on his suggestion, we’ve chosen Music City Muscle in Nashville, TN as my NPC Bikini debut. If I’m being honest, when he suggested it, I… Continue reading I MADE IT!! Week FOUR NPC Competition Prep Complete!
Happy (Almost) Tuesday! I can’t believe my third week of competition prep is nearly complete (I’ll be traveling home tomorrow so this post comes to you one day early!). It seems as though as each day passes, it feels more like “second nature” to be schlepping my meals around and busting my butt in the gym for hours… Continue reading Lessons Learned: 3rd Week of NPC Bikini Prep DONE!