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Still kicking…

Originally posted on My Glorified Journal:
Phew!  It has been quite an interesting week and a half. Let’s start at the beginning.  The Arnold.  What a great experience.  I arrived in Columbus, OH Thursday around 5pm.  Met my friend at the hotel, drove down to the Convention Center to check out where all the events…

Little Woman, Big City

Yesterday marked a new chapter in my life. After having spent the last 7 1/2 years in Buffalo, I accepted a job opportunity in New York City. Everything happened so quickly that I had to move back in with my parents… YIKES! But that warrants a separate rambling sesh all together. No, physically I’m not … Continue reading

And so it begins…

Today begins the start of my Fall Competition Training!!! My first show (yes I said first out of a handful I have lined up) is September 29th and is actually in the Buffalo area. 🙂 I’m back on track and starting with a new mindset. I know you have yet to hear about how the … Continue reading

Originally posted on Workouts and Diet Advice for Women:
The one exercises that figure competitors desire to do most is pullups. To build a nice v-taper for competition you need to increase the number of pullups you can do… this is a great back building exercise, but you must do it safely.  In this post I’m going to…

Over-Training

Originally posted on Love the Fitness!:
Over-training can be dangerous to do. Sometimes made more dangerous if you don’t know that it is happening. It is a fact that training, in many different ways, releases endorphins, which you can get addicted to and in effect addicted to the training that produces them. The detriments to…

Originally posted on Love the Fitness!:
After watching the new ‘Act of Valor’ film (amazing film and yes I am using the American spelling as it is an American film) my gym partner and I decided to do a variation on a military drill for our workout. From what I gather this is a variation…

Originally posted on Paleo Works: How To Diet:
Weight loss: are you getting enough sleep?   It’s a serious question..Take a look at this: It’s 2004 (6 December 2004) and the headline reads: “Sleep loss, appetite and weight gain” Did you see it?  The article goes on to confirm  that researchers at the University of…

And so it begins…

Today was the first workout of what seems like the start of the rest of my life.  I am so excited to get going on reaching this goal and it is such a great feeling to see my trainers in full support of my decision. There are 3 trainers at Body Blocks that are going … Continue reading