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I do it - we all have. We use food as a positive and negative reinforcer. It starts when we are children and continues throughout life, unless we stop it on purpose. Do any of these examples sound familiar? Be good in the grocery store...

I think I’m going to start calling “Carbs and Cardio” the two C’s of competition training. Why? Because more times than not, when I talk to people curious about fitness competitions they ask me about these two subjects. They want to know how many carbs...

I recently decided to compete in an upcoming NPC show. It’s been a year since I have competed, and at my age if you don’t stay on top of the game, getting ready for a competition isn’t a walk in the park, ha! Every person...

When it comes to fitness you don’t have to be perfect to make progress toward your goals. I have clients who tell me often that when they mess up a little they get frustrated and just decide to blow it completely. Why not, right? If...

This post is for that person out there who has always “kind of” wanted to step on stage and compete in a bikini or figure competition. You know who you are. You stalk the competitors on Instagram. You watch for the competition updates. You want...

Have you heard the term “peak week” on social media or thrown around in the fitness industry somewhere and wondered what all the fuss was about….well, here is the scoop! Peak Week is the week leading up to a fitness competition. Different teams handle peak...

We believe that 'Fitness Plateaus' are a myth. At TwinFitness we talk about consistency a lot.  Consistency over time is one of the primary keys, we believe, to fitness success.  Every time you consume a food, exercise, or take a supplement, something changes in your...

  This weekend is our first TwinFitness sanctioned NPC show of the year.  Emotions are high as peak week progresses! This blog is especially for our newbies who have never competed before; there are several of you! For you first time competitors who really don’t know...