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True Life: I’m A Bikini Competitor

14 ways competing transformed me beyond my physique

14 Ways Competing Transformed Me Beyond My Physique

“A year ago, everything was different.  And now that I look back, I realize a year can do a lot to a person.” -Anonymous I will say that the past few years have been the most informative, happiest, hurtful,…

55+ clean eating recipe cookbook (ebook)

Bikini Babe “Bro Diet” Cookbook Is Here!

CLEAN FOOD DOES NOT HAVE TO BE BORING. I've created 55+ recipes to make food taste GREAT even on a bro diet. Use this cookbook to spark some ideas for eating clean every day, OR you can check your…

The Journey Is The Reward

As you all know, I just competed at my first National NPC show in Chicago! Junior Nationals was a blast and honestly, the most smooth and comfortable show I have been in to date.  It was definitely run by…

Is IIFYM or a bro diet better for getting stage ready? Is there a perfect diet? This is the story of Brittany Brinkman and Tara Baldouf who use IIFYM and why it works for them.

Bro Diet vs IIFYM (Part 2): Team Bro, Yo!

Whaddup my little fitties?! Today, I wanted to share my experience since I follow a strict bro diet and why I prefer that method for prep vs IIFYM. Before we get to the good stuff, you probably want to check…

Is IIFYM or a bro diet better for getting stage ready? Is there a perfect diet? This is the story of Brittany Brinkman and Tara Baldouf who use IIFYM and why it works for them.

Bro Diet vs IIFYM (Part 1): Team IIFYM

For part 2: Team Bro, Yo click here. I have to be honest and say that I don’t think competition prep nutrition is “one size fits all.” I want you to understand that what works for someone else, isn’t…

Reasons to Attend Posing Clinic

Are You Ready for Prep? 5 Questions to Ask Before Competing

In honor of my competition training starting again, let’s talk about starting prep! #ohmyquad I’m so ready to destroy this prep and my two shows Keith and I picked: Northcoast Championships and Jr Nats! Currently sitting at 132, no…

Confessions of the spouse of a bikini competitor

Bikini or Bust? Thoughts From A Competitor’s Spouse

I recently became aware that people sometimes ask what my husband’s thoughts are about my job as a bikini competitor. “Isn’t it weird for him to see her in front of people in such a small bikini?” I never hear…

Bikini Competitiors are like drug dealers

Why Bikini Competitors Are Like Drug Dealers

  Say what?! Yes.  I compared myself to a drug dealer.  Not because I am constantly carrying around baggies of powdered substances and pills, although that is pretty funny, too. There’s a much bigger picture here and I feel…

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