Category Archives: Fitness

Bodybuilding recovery into Powerlifting: Weight Gain, Creatine and Amenorreah

Where I’m at now:  Transition away from bodybuilding was end of May, started officially training for powerlifting end of June. Currently training for my first powerlifting meet in December Totals: Deadlift 285  Squat 185 Bench 115 Weight between 148-153 depending … Continue reading

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Chasing Passion: From bodybuilding to powerlifting and kettlebells

Two months ago, I quit my job without another one lined up,was in the middle of trying to start my own fitness business, and was running out of options for making ends meet.  Walking my dog pondering next steps, I … Continue reading

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Is a Bikini Competition a Sport? Critical Reflection on Why I Want to Compete

Starting training for my first bikini competition, (NPC West Coast)  I’ve come across a number of objections, and good questions for me to ponder.  Below are the things that inspire me to compete in this type of competition, and I … Continue reading

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Protein Intake Recommendations for Muscle Building

The Basics: Protien’s Integral Role in Muscle Building Your body is constantly breaking down and synthesizing new proteins.  The building blocks of proteins are 20 different amino acids, 9 of which are considered essential in that your body cannot make … Continue reading

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Ultra Race Nutrition Plan

Just like everything ultra, nutrition was new for me, but played a huge role. I experimented quite a bit during my training runs, but the race strategy ended up being a little different from my training, followed by even more … Continue reading

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