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When you train for a fitness competition most of your concentration and energy go into a sort of tunnel focus on how you want to look for those few minutes you will be judged on stage. It’s crazy how it takes months of effort for...

It’s frustrating to go to the gym, put in the work, and not get the results you desire. I have friends doing that right now. They talk about their amazing workouts, knowledgeable trainers, how hard they work (and sweat), and how sore they are. In...

Have you ever thought about stepping on stage and competing at an NPC show? What’s stopping you? Several people tell me they could never do it. They just don’t believe that they could ever get their bodies to look like the pictures they see of...

School is out, the kids are home for the summer, and they are hungry! Are you concerned about what your kids are eating? Research continues to show increasing dangers from kids consuming too much sugar. Even the FDA is changing labeling for foods to include...

How do you stay calm on show day? It’s the craziest day ever! You have prepared FOREVER for this day (okay, it seems like forever at least)! Your adrenaline is pumping on overload the entire day, and everyone else around you is feeling out of...

Have you seen the commercial on TV that’s been on lately that asks how you would treat a car you owned if you knew that it would be the one and only car you would ever own your entire life? The commercial then goes on...

You’ve trained hard. You’ve stuck to that very strict nutrition plan, even when it was hard. You are doing everything your coach has told you to do in order to prep for an NPC competition. There is another aspect of competing that is of equal...

If you are 40, over 40, or even getting close to 40, there’s no doubt you have seen changes in your body and metabolism. It’s shocking when the old tricks just don’t work like they used to. In my case it used to be that...

Okay - so, you’ve heard that competing in an NPC show is all consuming. You’ve heard that it overtakes your life. Well, from a girl who has competed several times, let me tell you that you CAN compete and still have a somewhat “normal”  life....

Most studies show that 80-90% of New Year’s goals or resolutions fail by February. One of the top resolutions every year is to lose weight or to become healthier in some way. How can you be in the 10-20% who are still going strong, striving...