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NO Bake Protein Bars – by popular demand NO Bake Protein Bars – by popular demand 2 cups of quick cooking oats1/2 cup of natural peanut butter or almond butter4 scoops of protein powder (vanilla or chocolate works the best)1 tbsp of ground flax-seed1/2 cup of water. a. Mix ingredientsb. Line baking pan with wax paper and spread doughc. Freeze for 30 ...

Spring Break is here! Finally the winter is over and the sun is out! Most people are gearing up to head to Spring Break. The question I get often is: How do I stay in shape while on vacation? Getting away from reality is good for the soul, and getting away from the usual workout routine is good ...

To drink or not to drink…on St. Patty’s Day? I am awoken by a text this morning from one of my clients stating “Good Morning! Sorry to bother you because I’m sure you’re busy… My friends invited me to happy hour tonight and I wanted to ask for your recommendations on what I should do….” The question boils down to whether someone who has certain ...

DEALING WITH MOTHER NATURE 90% of my clients are females and one of the most common questions/concerns I get is how to deal with mother nature’s visit each month (women’s cycle). Unfortunately, the one bad thing about being a woman is PMS. There are many ways you can combat it: 1. Exercise: by exercising your release ...

Good News! I have some great news….I no longer need to do a regional show to qualify for Nationals in June. My two wins last year(VA Grand Prix and VA/DC States) qualifies me to compete in any National show through the end 2010, which means I am going straight to Nationals. This will be my ...

Let the journey begin The date has been picked…the plan has been set…now its time to work! May 29th 2010, I will be competiting in the NPC, VA Grand Prix in Norfolk VA. Last year I placed first in this show (tall class) and this year I hope to do better and take home an overall win. Alot has Changed ...

1ST PLACE I am happy to report that yours truly got 1st Place in the 09 NPC VA Grand Prix Figure Competition this past Saturday! Thanks again for all your love and support during this journey! Many of you have asked what’s next?….1.) EAT – yes, I have devoured everything from brownies, macaroni and cheese, steak, burgers…you name ...

it’s here Hi Friends, I’ll keep this short and sweet…THANK YOU! Your support has been tremendous. I appreciate all the donations, prayers, encouraging thoughts and words… I am blessed that I am walking into this competition Saturday with all your love and support. Please know that I understand if you can’t be there…all that I ask is that ...

my constant As I was doing my AM cardio this morning, I was thinking how training has gotten me through some tough times in my life…and I am only 25. Regardless, what was happening, training has always remained a constant in my life. Most recently, it helped me get through some particularly difficult times; it helped me get through ...

what it takes to win: Presenting the best physique many of you have asked, what does it take to win a Figure Competition? Asides, from hard work, determination and good coaching (thanks Jason Fuller!) there are rules and guidelines that the judges go by. Please find below the criteria used for judging in the NPC (National Physique Committee)show. Figure Rules In any NPC ...