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June 2020 Update

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Progress Not Perfection

One of the recurring undertones in my profession, both with my in-person clients at the gym as well as my contest prep clients, is the desire to see results faster.  People… please! If there is anyone that understands this, it is me.  A woman that has been on top of the mountain and had her […]

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What division?

This is a common question for many people who are interested in competing in a Bodybuilding show, but perhaps do not know what category to enter.  The more people you ask, the more confusing it can become.  The wave of Social Media “celebrities” combined with the generation of required instant gratification, has really made competing […]

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Absence

One of my former bosses used to always say to people he had not seen in a while, “you are conspicuous by your absence” And, no… I have not published a blog entry in a few months… partly because I am working on restructuring the format, reworking the content I present, and also I’ve been […]

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Eating Clean May Not Get You Lean

Everybody thinks they “Eat Clean” and some that “eat clean” feel it’s pointless because they do not see results.  That term is used too often and means something different to every person you ask.  For some people, not drinking alcohol on weekdays or not having any dessert after dinner is what they consider eating clean. […]

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Yoga – The Beginning

2015 started out with some interesting twists and turns pertaining to my health.  I managed to keep things under wraps for the most part and only shared what I was going through with a handful of friends, clients and family.  Rather than get into all of the details, I will just say that the worst […]

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Photo Shoot DOs

Your photo shoot is approaching, it’s your first time working with a photographer… Here are some things to consider: Several weeks in advance Book the shoot – Confirm the date and meeting time.  Be sure if you are doing your own hair & makeup, you arrive ready to shoot.  If you are getting hair & […]

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Service

We don’t have bad days We smile and are courteous to our clients even on the worst of the worst possible days. We stand on our feet all day long. We shovel food in our mouths like animals, most of the time cold, out of a tupperware, and usually just standing in the locker room […]

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Holiday Parties

So we are already in the middle of the Holiday Season.  Parties galore, happy hour specials, brunch with friends… it never ends… and if you are anything like me, sticking to “the diet” can be tough during this time.  Here are a few tips that might help you survive without packing on the pounds or losing […]

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Be A Leader

Instead of playing “Follow The Leader” what many people play is “Follow The Follower”… Unknowingly.  Don’t be afraid to be different, be bold, be unique, and think for yourself…. Please watch this video just over 1 minute long, from Earl Nightingale, which summarizes exactly what I am talking about: