Sunday, May 31, 2009
Friday, May 29, 2009
Training = 4 am Back/Rear Delts + 15 mins incline tready walking + 15 mins bike seated/standing intervals
Feeling = "Somebody stop me!" (said in Jim Carrey voice). I can't begin to tell you how much my life has changed for the better and most days I feel like I'm gonna explode with excitement, confidence and positivity. Loving myself sick. Loving my life. Loving my clients. Loving my work. Loving my family and friends. Loving and living - what life is all about! I keep pinching myself so that I know that I'm real and not "walking on a dream". Post after breaky with pics from "The Gym Funky Mannequin Experience".
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Monday, May 25, 2009
Sunday, May 24, 2009
What a fabulous day and night!! Mission accomplished! I wanted Nicole to have the best Hen's Night ever and one to remember and I'm sure she won't forget it in a hurry. Got her trashed! I'll leave it up to her to tell all the details in a post when she gets her seedy arse out of bed later on today.
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Training = 5.30 am Back & Rear Delts + 25 mins cardio (jogging, incline walking with deep bodyweight squats every few minutes)
Feeling = Firstly, Nicole and I had a great night at the concert last night. The voices, the dancing, the costumes, the bodies were all fantastic. Late night and early morning again so a wee bit tired but nothing an arvo nap won't fix. I actually had time to reflect yesterday on my competition experience and also spoke to Jason (INBA president) on the phone which helped me put things into perspective. A couple of things he said which are still clear in my mind are 1) my strengths were my legs and abs. This was really nice to hear since these were and always are my biggest concerns and were what I made sure I improved on from last year. 2) He would have had me a couple of kilos leaner. This one really threw me. 3 weeks ago I had asked someone who is very experienced in the industry if she thought I needed to get leaner. She said no. And I was always worried about sacrificing upper body muscle if I did this as I don't have enough to begin with. For a brief moment I thought about competing again but then slapped myself and said it's time to give a little back to my husband, children and friends and reminded myself that what's important to me now is to maintain a body I'm proud of and to enjoy more of a social life. I don't need to get on a stage and have others scrutinise every inch of my body for me to feel good about how I look. I can do that everyday by simply looking in the mirror, giving myself a nod and a wink, and displaying and expressing my passion for living, learning and loving.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Scale Weight = 61.5 kg
Training = 4 am Chest/Biceps + 20 mins elliptical - 15:45 intervals x 10, 10 mins steady state
Feeling = Argh gee it was great to get back to training today after having most of last week off. I had, in anticipation, written a new training program to start this week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Don't know if I'll be saying that in the next couple of days when the doms set in though. I was asked this morning by a couple of members if I would "stop" now that the comp was over? Stop what? Training - never! Improving - never! Feeling great about how I look - never! Sure my nutrition will change slightly as in increased cals and carbs but I'll still be eating what I was eating leading up to comp just bigger volume. All of my favourites - protein pancakes, oats & powder, protein bars, chocolate, lollies, icecream, peanut butter. The list is endless.
Tonight I'm off to the PussyCat Dolls & Lady Ga-Ga concert with Nicole - can't wait! When I grow up I wanna be famous, wanna be a star, wanna be in movies. When I grow up I wanna see the world, drive nice cars, I wanna have boobies - oops got them already (hehehe).
Monday, May 18, 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009
How am I feeling? Eeeeeekk! Nervous yet excited. Up at 4.30 am. Although not true a manipulated scale weight reading slightly under what I had planned to come in at. Still haven't quite peaked. Got a bit more water to drop and carbs to ingest but should be there by 1.30 pm when I hit the stage. Final coat of tan shortly then hair and make-up before final top coat of grease. I know the euphoric feeling will really embrace me when I put on my gorgeous bikini and bling! See you there.