Challenging leg workouts – hamstrings

Everyone woman wants a toned, round bum with toned legs. However, leg muscles are large and can take a while to build. Even though I love lifting heavy, especially pushing myself to squat as heavy as ...

5 ways to get motivated and stay that way

A question I’ve been asked a lot in the last number of months is what motivates me. I’ve had to really think about that question and have had to break down what it is for me. Here are the ...

Amazing Vegan Tiramisu Pancakes

http://www.alittlerosemaryandtime.com/blog/ healthy-vegan-tiramisu-protein-pancakes/ HEALTHY (VEGAN) TIRAMISU PROTEIN PANCAKES Serves 4-5 Per Serving (5): 365 cal, 6g fat, 50g net carbs, 6 sugars, 26g...

Performing amazing core balancing exercises

Challenging my body has always been a priority to me. I like to see what other athletes do and choose goals for myself physically, inspired by some of what I see in the gym and on social media sites....

Four reasons I eat a whole food, plant-based diet

One of the questions I’m asked on a regular basis is why I don’t eat meat. It seems to be a curiousity for a lot of people so I have decided to share my reasons for eating a wholefoods pla...

Sources of protein

Rushan Mew,  www.scionow.me    Being involved in health and the gym industry I am often faced with the misconception that being vegetarian or vegan robs you of protein rich food sources and thus ma...

Photos with Steven Stiefel

All photos taken by www.stevenstiefel.com I had the pleasure of posing and working with Steven Stiefel this past Monday, 20 July 2015. It was fun to be challenged to get outside of my comfort zone and...

Adjustments, additions and abs

At the beginning of this week, after talking to my trainer, I decided not to compete in August but rather to wait until November. It was like a huge weight lifted off my shoulders, no pun intended. I ...

The 500 Rep Workout

Courtesy of Brandi Vatt, CPT-ACSM 100 squat on stairs 50 lunge backwards cable row 50 Superman cable chest fly 50 cable bicep curls 50 overhead tricep extensions with 100 walking lunges 50 side v-ups ...