On Stage

View this post on Instagram If you set your mind to it, you can achieve your goals. #ukbff #champion #bikinifitness #goals #fitnesscomp #ifbb #bodybuilding #bodysculpting A post shared by Inspired by Miranda (@inspiredbymiranda) on Apr 23, 2016 at 6:20am PDT   Last week I won my first ever bikini fitness competition. Wow! I still can’t … More On Stage

Last Workout Before the Big Day!

262 workouts. 1.16 million kg lifted, pushed & dragged. 9% body fat dropped. View this post on Instagram Last workout before the big day – done! Time to shine on stage and show off all the hard work 😄 #fitnesscomp #fitnessmodel #bikinifitness #beastmode #fitness #bodybuilding #chickswholift @train_sf A post shared by Inspired by Miranda (@inspiredbymiranda) … More Last Workout Before the Big Day!

Exercise of the week: Reverse Lunge Step-up

The reverse lunge step-up is a functional, unilateral, multi-joint movement that has a high carry-over to many activities of daily living and sport. This combination enables bigger range of motion at the hip and the balance required in the high step-up calls more muscles into play, producing fuller, shapelier development. Go high, go deep and … More Exercise of the week: Reverse Lunge Step-up

Adrianna on: The Truth About Salt

By Adrianna McDonald Previously in the bodybuilding industry, and still in many world organisations, salt is seen as bad but there is a major difference between processed table salt and real sea salt. Sodium (in salt) is an essential electrolyte which carries out vital functions in the body, from maintaining fluid balance and regulating blood volume … More Adrianna on: The Truth About Salt

Exercise of the week: Underhand Grip Lat Pulldown

By Adrianna McDonald There’s pretty much no workout without a lat pull down variation. You can change your grip and angle and there are many bars you can choose from. In the video below,  Miranda is doing the supinated ( underhand grip) straight bar variation, which allows her to involve more of the biceps. Usually … More Exercise of the week: Underhand Grip Lat Pulldown

Adrianna on: Meal Timing

Meal or nutrient timing refers to eating nutrients (protein or carbs) in specific amount at specific times (before, during, or after exercise). In terms of sports nutrition, different meals should be eaten at different times of the day: Post workout meals should be higher in carbs, especially faster-digesting starchy carbs (such as potatoes or rice) … More Adrianna on: Meal Timing