Peak week- the last week before you compete, during which time you try and optimize your appearance to hit a temporary “peak” on show day- is probably the most discussed, hated, and easy to fuck up piece of any contest prep. Glycogen depleting workouts, sodium manipulation, water loading and restricting, tilapia and asparagus for breakfast because… Read More Peak Week Part 1: Input
Midway through January now, and I’m getting really excited about the upcoming competition season. Not only do I have a powerlifting meet coming up in seven weeks- the South Bay Open- but I’ve decided to compete in the WNBF, rather than NPC, in the figure division this year. My first show will be May 28,… Read More Contest Prep Diary: 1 Year of Progress
I was doing, as I am wont to, some light (read: heavily scientific) reading on the internet today, basking in the remaining pump from today’s back and shoulder day, fueled by last night’s incredible sushi date, when I came upon a novel idea. Now, this is sort of a big deal. When I say I am… Read More And For My Next Experiment!
As promised- the conclusion of show day! I appreciate all of the feedback I’ve received as to the future of the blog, it’s been incredibly helpful, and actually quite humbling. Never fear, my lovelies, I will stick with you and continue to write until you all give up on reading. Luckily for you, I have… Read More The Show Must Go On: Results!