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Science “Fitness” Fair Project

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Remember being in elementary and having to do a science fair project?  You came up with a hypothesis. A procedure. Ran experiments with controlled test subjects. And then made a conclusion based on your data.  Hoping you would get more than a participation ribbon when it was all said and done.  Well it’s time to go back to Science Days. Except now I’m the scientist, the test subject, and it’s way more fun because now I appreciate the process!  I am currently studying advanced fitness nutrition (thanks to Papi who helped me realize this is my favorite part of competing), and am doing a peak week starting today. There is no contest for me until next year, but I want to see what will happen when I make changes to what I have done in the past for peak week.  Working on the little things, makes the biggest differences.  And this time the judges are going to be evaluating my finished project. Not my poster progress boards.  It should be illegal to have this much fun, seriously…how did I get so lucky?

so put on your thinking cap, and learn something new about your body!  Happy Lifting. 

 

 

 

That feeling…of satisfaction…your happy place

I have done many things in my life, I have worn many hats.  I used to say that I was a jack of all trades, and a master of none.  I always longed to have something in my life that I was so passionate about, I could get lost in it.  Something I was so good at…that I would feel like a pro doing it.  That there was no denying I was born to do it.  I hungered for that feeling of satisfaction in the moment…like what you see on the faces of people in church singing and in their hearts knowing/believing truly they are saved.

I woke up this morning, body sore from the past few days of awesome workouts…and I thought to myself, “I can’t wait to workout today”.  I laughed about a video on Facebook mocking overly enthusiastic muscle heads…because it reminded me of myself.  And then I thought to myself about how I feel – happy.

I am where I am suppose to be.

Doing what I am suppose to be doing.

And I am really good at it.  I get lost in my workouts.  I am a walking example of my sport, my dedication and effective methods, my art piece.  I was born to do this…my whole life of working out, being healthy and active…of eating right; my years of running and chasing happiness.  I didn’t realize it until this moment – I have what I always wanted.  I have had it for some time, it just took me becoming an IFBB Pro to realize it.  So with complete and whole hearted commitment to myself and this sport, I say out loud and proud.

I AM A BODYBUILDER.

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