Almost there! This time next week I will already be in Barcelona watching the other categories compete on stage. We are entering the last 7 days before the week, peak week as it is called, there is no turning back? What will the next few days hold in store for me? That even I don’t … More My Weekly Update – 1 week out!
By Adrianna McDonald A small, thin waistline is every girl’s dream. We are all born with different genetics and some are blessed more than others. What most women don’t realize is that traditional crunches and common abdominal exercises can widen your waist instead of slimming it. But there is a way to get a stronger … More Forget Crunches, This is How You Get a Thinner Waist
Ah, the joy of training legs! Big muscles, big effort, big pain – yet big satisfaction! No other workout makes me feel better then getting through a leg session. Superset: Single leg lying hamstring curl – 4 sets x12 reps each leg; temp: 3secs down, 1sec pause, explode up, 2secs pause (squeeze); rest 10 secs … More Workout of the Week: Legs
By Laura Smith Supplements are a multi-billion-dollar industry, and unless you have been living in a cave for the past twenty years, you probably have numerous supplements that you have bought over the years after being advised to do so by friends or family, or possibly reading some information on the internet. However, there’s a … More Beginner’s Guide Part 4: The Supplements You Shouldn’t be Taking
Here we are – 2 weeks to go! After a busy week at work and a few late nights, I’m glad to say the end is near. Training This week was full of long sets. Although still following the same weekly split, we changed a few exercises and added some drop sets and giant sets. … More My Weekly Update – 2 Weeks Out!
In the last part of our Q&A series we look at the cost of participating in bodybuilding and fitness model competitions through federations, such as the IFBB and WBFF. Our question comes from my friend & instagram follower @leanlioness : how do you do it without breaking the bank!? View this post on Instagram Thanks to all … More Q&A: How Can I Compete Without Breaking the Bank?
By Adrianna McDonald Simple, quick and easy to make. With just 3 ingredients, these pancakes are healthy and sweet with no sugar added. They come together in a few minutes and make the perfect breakfast or sweet – tooth satisfying dessert. The flavour will vary, depending on the flavour of your protein powder. I used organic … More Recipe: Banana Protein Pancakes
Women shouldn’t workout arms? Said who? If you want to be in the best shape ever, you can’t leave a single body part behind! Single Arm Cable Tricep Extension – 3 sets x15 reps each arm; tempo: 3secs up (release), 1sec pause, explosive pull down, 2secs squeeze. Superset: Barbell Tricep Press – 4 sets … More Workout of the Week: Triceps & Biceps
By Elliott Speed A gym can be a very daunting place. There are many people that are intimidated by the thought of the gym. Even I, like most others, have been in this position. The notion of not knowing what exercises to do and how to do them, especially with the new state-of-the-art equipment … More Beginner’s Guide Part 3: Understanding Individual Strength Differences
Here we are at the end of the 4th week before my comp… 3 more weekends and then it’s show time! Training Things have remained largely unchanged from last week. I still do weight training 6 days a week and on the 7th day I do 40 mins steady cardio. My workouts usually involve about … More My Weekly Update – 3 Weeks Out!