Tag Archive: nutrition

Jan 21

How Much Water Does Your Body Need To Lose Weight?

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Water is life, and clean water is health. – Audrey Hepburn Well, Ms. Hepburn was certainly right. Water is an important element for so many different reasons. Let’s start with us: we’re made up of about 50-75% water depending on body composition. Water is responsible for a multitude of different body functions – regulating body …

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Jan 02

STOP Bashing Fellow Competitors!

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Over the past few years I’ve seen an increasing number of FB posts from competitors that trouble me. Posts that are mean-spirited at best, and downright derogatory, spiteful, hateful, nasty, and well…just plain embarrassing to someone (me) who’s been in this industry for over 40 years. What am I talking about? The shaming and belittling …

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Oct 13

The One Thing That NEVER Should Be Done At A Drug-Free Competition

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For the life of me, I don’t know why this is done. Oh, I know HOW it’s done…rather easily, I must add, but I need someone to help me understand WHY it’s done.  Why is this one thing done over and over at drug-free shows? What the heck are you talking about, Davie? Simple. Drugged …

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Sep 09

Sometimes you just have to tap out

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Most people entering their first local bodybuilding contest OR first National-level competition have absolutely NO idea what they’re getting into. I’m not talking about getting onstage where you THINK you belong. You know – everyone telling you how good you look, that you should go for it, and that you’re gonna crush it BeastMode style. …

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Sep 08

5 Reasons You Are Not Ready For a National Competition

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Here’s another great blog written by my good friend, website developer/designer, make-up artist and beauty consultant, and pretty much all-around entrepreneur, Amanda Eva Cumberbatch. I like this blog because she takes a no-holds barred look at why some competitors SHOULDN’T do national-level shows before they’re ready. Obviously these are not the ONLY 5 reasons, as …

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