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Comparing your life to another is one of the worst things your can do to yourself. When you compare yourself to others you’re pretty much setting up for self-destruction. Everyone lives a different life. We all have had different experiences, prioritize our obligations differently, and are in different spots in our lives. In bodybuilding it’s …

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Im not Mr. Perfect….after my first show, I put almost 30lb’s on in a week. I learned my lesson to say the least… I see on social media people going all out for days after the show eating non stop. People do not realize how detrimental this can be, and I’m not talking physique wise. …

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What is your why? Why do you compete? Why do you enjoy not living a “normal” life being able to be social, eat whatever you desire, have drinks with friends? My why….. it’s a bit complicated but I have always had a drive to be great and to be different. Being “normal” in my mind …

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Not seeing the progress you were expecting? Here are some typical rookie errors that can hinder your progression without you realising. Hidden calories. It’s very easy to consume more calories than you should be without really noticing, especially when it comes to liquids. For example the sauces that you add to your meals could be …

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Alcohol and Body Composition Are we getting drinks or DRANKS? Are we drinking ourselves out of achieving our health and fitness goals? Many people enjoy its sedating influence and it does play a vital role in many of society’s traditions and practices. But, one effect alcohol has, which is not widely discussed, is its impact …

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Sometimes you just know when to pursue a goal or take a break when it’s the right time. This past year I prepped for the New York Pro and had a smooth season under the guidance of IFBB Pro Dominick Cardone. Workouts were great, nutrition and cardio were on point every day for 20 weeks …

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We often find ourselves overwhelmed with tasks and responsibilities but yet we keep piling on more to do. It’s no wonder we’re so exhausted or stressed out. Sometimes it’s best to just step back and look at the big picture. What is it that you’re trying to accomplish? Is what you’re doing going to get …

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As bodybuilders we have to understand the importance of longevity and health, we need to ensure our body is kept as healthy as possible in order for it to function optimally. I personally recommend getting blood work done after every prep and before starting a prep. This is my personal approach to ensure the body …

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1. Can you bypass bad genetics? – A common question is, “Do you think I have the genetics to go far?”. This isn’t an easy question to answer. The first thing that I usually say is, I don’t know what your ability to put on muscle is. Do you have the ability to continually adding …

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For most of us, stress is a fact of life. Unfortunately, research reveals that it’s also a fact of fat. Even if you usually eat well and exercise, chronic high stress can prevent you from losing weight—or even add pounds. Here’s what happens: Your body responds to all stress in the same way. Every time you …

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I have had an influx of first timers taking the stage this year and I have been asked a ton of questions about reverse diet and off season. I wanted to touch base on some important transitional strategies for making off season enjoyable and plentiful. First- my clients will have reverse plan in place coming …

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We’ve all heard it a million times. “The road to success can be a lonely one”. I believe this to be sometimes true, sometimes not. There are people in each one of our lives that genuinely want to see you succeed and then there are people who unfortunately don’t. When you have great intentions for …

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Discount codes, everyone has one now and every athlete or ambassador who has their own discount code makes sure they put it on every single post, in their Bio, on their car. At this point I’m just waiting for people to start getting the codes tattooed on them, that way when they take their selfies …

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I am so sick of seeing ambassadors and sponsored athletes of companies, posting so lazily. The days of magazine ads and people buying supplements for how you look is DONE. Todays age supplements are more advanced, they do work, they do have more research and ambassadors are a dime a dozen. So what makes you …

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We all want to grow like weeds and achieve something supernatural in a short period of time. But many make mistakes when trying to make progress. More is not always more, and less is not always more. There is a balance that must be had in order to achieve results, and one of the biggest …

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In light of May being Mental Health Awareness month, and as someone who has to actively work to maintain my own mental health (I’ve personally dealt with an eating disorder and Postpartum Psychosis, among many other challenges in life).  I decided to write my own list of daily reminders to see if I could identify …

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When first starting out it’s important to go keep thing basics and not over complicate or overthink too much. The issue these days is that there is almost too much information available, all of which contradicts each other, people will preach that there method is the best, that study x or y suggest this and …

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