Will you be at the 2023 @glamgirlbikini x #BUILDMORETHANJUSTABODY retreat?! Happening February 17-19th at the @arizonagrand resort & spa
You cannot miss this event to kick off your year! Tickets are on sale now at an early bird registration fee that will end on December 31st soooooo make sure to reserve your spot NOW before this month flies byð
We not only explored the mental game, prep protocols, nutrition, training, reverse dieting, etc but also got into recovery, did yoga, worked out together, lots of hands on posing, hiked, and enjoyed beautiful friendships developing. I hope youâll join us!
We had sooooo much fun last year that we decided we HAVE to do it again of course! Some memories featured in this reelð
What a blessing I get to do this with the amazing @glamgirlbikini team after @amyehinger and I went on a hike and she proposed I come and do their team retreat with them and it turned into something sooo wonderful
I cannot wait for February already since We had such a blast and this time we are adding even MORE epic opportunities to learn with special breakout sessions and contentð¤¯
You can learn more and register today at https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/2023-retreat/ PLUS if youâre a member of either of our communities you get a discount on tickets and there are also tons of new âadd onsâ available to enhance your experience even more this year. Feel free to DM me with any questions â¤ï¸
Discounts available to all #BUILDMORETHANJUSTABODYmembers and clients (past and current) and for Glam Girl Athletes. Just select this option at checkout (we will be checking to confirm)
When you “make sacrifices” you’re saying "this is more important to me than that"
So can we argue that the term’s perpetuated negative connotation is not fitting for the things we truly love?
I personally don’t consider this lifestyle as something that requires tons of sacrifice
Maybe to someone else it appears that way because it is different than the “norm” of priorities
But to me it’s very much my life, you know?
So if I am making a “sacrifice” to me that means I would not have deliberately chosen to but I know it’s necessary
Whereas competing, to me, is a privilege that I get to choose daily but does present challenge and struggle as it requires me to push myself, my limits, and my schedule to name a few
People often will say “I don’t know how you do all that don’t you want to ____ or don’t you wish you were____?”
The mentality of gratitude and appreciation for the demands of the sport are what allow me to celebrate the choices instead of resent them
I’ve never regretted any aspect of the efforts required to compete because each meal, rep, minute of cardio, mental work, chec
I often think people mistake “you have to make sacrifices” for “you have to give up everything else to be successful in this” but that’s not true…that’s all or nothing thinking… sacrifice instead can be “you can choose to make this a priority and as you commit more to this your actions are representing what you deem worthy of your energy right now”
What do you think? Do you agree with the idea that sacrifice is not actually a bad thing? Do you resent some of the things you’ve had to sacrifice for another? Is it difficult to determine what might need to take precedence over something else?
ALWAYS love hearing your thoughts as we #BUILDMORETHANJUSTABODY together👇🏻❤️🧠
Photo from North Americans this year😍 such amazing memories!
@theshoefairy_ : celeste
@protan_official : celeste
The goals that wake me up in the morning are the same as the dreams that keep me up at night
When you have an irrefutable vision & mission, your drive & desire to pursue it do not need to be forced
Instead, it comes from this innate knowing that if you do not do what needs to be done then the sacrifice is not just the dream but also the deep rooted values of your soul
As you set standards or commitments for yourself, consider how they support you in satisfying the core codes of your soul (the parts of you that really dictate how you live & would be there no matter what—-for me these are freeedom, impact, and love)
When you identify your values, you establish an understanding of what brings meaning to your life and all that you do which allows you to be more grounded in the present & therefore more fulfilled
Ultimately, you’re going to see that the real payoff is in the pursuit and the byproduct of prioritizing a ❤️fulfilling pursuit is the strength, courage, faith, efficacy, & desire to keep going no matter what
If you’d like some support in identifying your values & connecting them to your goals, I have a full workshop on this topic in my on-demand mindset coaching platform
You can sign up for $9.99/mo (without Any join or cancel fees so come and go as you please if you please) and get access not just to that workshop but all of our monthly group coaching calls that happen live so you can have support directly from me & other members/clients of mine, a private support group, and 100s of other modules,workshops, call recordings, & guides
Check it out now at: www.celestial.fit/ondemand
Can’t wait to welcome you into the #BUILDMORETHANJUSTABODY family💙💜🧠💪🏻🏆
📸: @gilcoproductions at @teambossbodies retreat 2022🏼🔥
Many people mistake freedom with a loss of control or discipline & often times people tell me they don’t trust themselves to make the “right” choice
But it’s all about intention…
With an intention aligned with your values, you can see the benefit to your choices, protocols, & commitments
It’s not so much about what you do or how you do it but WHY
Freedom = choice = autonomy = deeper consideration & mindfulness = increase in self-esteem
If we limit freedom, restrict choices, depend only on “shoulds” or what others tell us to do, & reduce awareness of choices then we become mindless
Most of the people I work with who do not trust themselves have not developed proof that they can, exist in autopilot or “robot” mode, & have not produced results without the strict guidance of someone else or a protocol
This is why some people think fall into the trap of yo-yo dieting or post show rebound to hopping into a prep to post-show rebound etc
We need to develop a level of trust, acceptance, commitment, and understanding for every action we take so that we may become more intentional
If we only do something because we were “told to” then we do not see the value or benefit in doing it
Much like holding the door for someone because we are taught to is not as likely to persist as a behavior but holding the door for someone because it is considerate of their presence, shows them someone cares, allows them to not worry about putting all their stuff down etc would be a more meaningful reason to do it and more motivating
When committing to any protocol I encourage you to consider:
1. Why am I really committing to this?
2. What are the benefits to this choice outside of aesthetics? (Or if it’s unrelated to physique you might say outside of money or status or title—-beyond the surface!)
3. How does this support me in the way I see myself & my life?
These questions can support maintaining autonomy and strengthen the connection between choices & values as well as reasons to sustain efforts outside of 1 goal
Restriction or pressure is not the same as discipline
Discipline with commitments you feel confident you can sustain or build the esteem to is much more important
@nicoleferrierfitness is a special gem of a person and an awesome coach in the industry who shares a similar philosophy and journey to me
We have done some podcasts together and recently had the opportunity to meet in person and she’s even better in real life😍☀️
Which is why I am even more excited to be teaming up with her to host a LIVE webinar on January 11th at 6:30pm EST
LEARN MORE & SIGN UP NOW: www.celestial.fit/macrosandmindset
We are going to be covering how to make the most of your programming for any season with specific guidance from her on nutrition and a variety of mental health tools to support those goals from me!
You can sign up for the webinar and if you can’t make it, you will still receive the slides, replay, and ability to ask us questions after for clarity
Topics will include:
➡️ Macros, Balanced Meals, Managing Caloric Deficits, Reverse Dieting
➡️ Mindfulness Based Eating Practices, Fostering a Healthy Relationship with Food, Improving Body Image and Self-Esteem
➡️ How to Feel More Connected to Your Goals, Preventing Post-Show Rebound, How to Address Risks of Bodybuilding
THIS IS FOR YOU IF
•You’re wanting to improve your relationship with food and your body
•Learn More about Macros
•Want a Plan Post-Show/Post-Dieting that will support you in sustainability and peace moving forward
•You struggle with adherence to a plan
•It is hard to look at yourself in the mirror, step on the scale, or compare yourself
•You are worried about competing or dieting again for mental or physical health reasons
•Your why does not feel strong enough to support the how
•Managing hunger, body cues, and macro planning has brought difficulties
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Time Frame: Please set aside 75 minutes for this online event. We will be letting everyone in from the zoom waiting room right at 630pm Eastern time so arrive early!
Where: A zoom link will be provided upon receipt of your payment for registration
What is Included: Access to the full LIVE event, copy of slides, Q&A time on the LIVE, replay delivery
SIGN UP NOW: www.celestial.fit/macrosandmindset
Are you ready for the next Build More than Just a Body Live Event?!
You can sign up at www.buildmorethanjustabody.com
I know I am!!! Itâs going to be amazing!! I am so looking forward to another opportunity to connect with and support other competitors to see they can maintain and build their mental health without giving up their physique goalsðð»
Itâll be during the Olympia week and the plan is to keep this event nice and intimate with a smaller amount of women to finish the year and make the most out of the time we are together as itâll be more limited
I cannot wait to have the full day and the VIP experience back to back as the last time I did an event in Vegas we had the best time growing together in so many ways!
As of right now there are 3 VIP tickets left and 5 Regular Tickets left. The VIP ticket is for both december 14th and 15th and the regular ticket is for the full day on December 14th.
Where: @contestprepcenter @teamelitephysique on december 14 and VIP day is at the Linq hotel (exact room details to be provided to attendees only of course)
When: December 14 1pm-6pm, December 15 9am-5pm
TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
- food relationship
- body image
- mindset, identity, & personal development for goal setting, planning, and achievement
- standards and expectations for all seasons
- and the VIP day will include an immersive food experience, group self concept work & confidence building, goal & value exploration and more to be surprised by hehehehe
Everyone will walk away with a fully bound spiral notebook that theyâll have used to support their work at the eventð and a pdf copy will be provided for future download or use too :)
You can learn more and sign up at www.BuildMorethanJustaBody.com
If you want to be resilient then subject yourself to stress every day
If you want to feel free then practice releasing control in some way every day
If you want to receive then start giving every day
If you want to believe in yourself then prove yourself wrong every day
If you want to release comparison then compliment & cheer others on every day
Many of us want to change or want something better but we are so resistant to doing the “hard” things
They’re not that hard afterall
When you expose yourself in controlled and calculated ways each day you’ll be more prepared to face challenges that feel out of your control or impossible to overcome
You don’t have to go through hardship or hit rock bottom and fight your way to the top to develop strength
But staying comfortable in the status quo won’t change your reality either
Shifting your perception of challenges to see them as opportunities comes when you associate the two which is something you can do through repeated exposure
I love that bodybuilding allows me to overcome something every day and expose myself to challenges in the now and in the always and in every season and all they each season brings to me and brings out of me
I can celebrate challenges and obstacles because I’ve seen how much these have supported me in becoming who I am
Whether they were set forth by me or by some higher power or will, it’s provided me the type of resilience I need to continue confidently through fire, rain, and of course sunshine 🙂
How will you subject yourself to stress today so you can begin proving to yourself you’re capable of overcoming and facing it?
What will you shift about your perception of stress or hardship to support you in celebrating it more than resisting it?
Also, can we talk about this outfit🔥
@prozis @prozisusa my fav outfit yet😍 very on brand with my business colors purple n blue. So comfy, functional, and flattering. Link in bio to get yours! These are the peach perfect leggings (small) and straight shooter sports bra (medium)
On a flight yesterday, I spoke with someone about how unfortunate it is to see people fall prey to the convenience & comforts readily available to us all the time as I believe it stunts the opportunity to learn in difficulty
They asked if I have fallen into a trap of comfort before & I realized I haven’t let myself get stuck in one
I love my life & all parts of myself but I haven’t always had it easy
I’ve been blessed with security, love, & support that not everyone gets & I was given opportunities with the wherewithal to take ones that came or to make some
But I have also faced incredible challenges…things I’d never wish on anyone even for the lessons I’ve learned
I’ve created the ability to indulge in comforts & experiences for myself through the growth I incurred in pushing my limits each day
I express gratitude every day when I wake up; I am taken care of, loved, healthy, & doing what I love to do without extreme worry anymore
This gratitude comes with respect for the difficult times I’ve endured
I told the person on the flight that every day I subject myself to discomfort
Whether it be exercise, business, inner work, going the extra mile in some way, doing the thing I don’t want to do, exploring the emotions I am scared of, putting my heart on the line risking hurt for the potential of deep love & connection, delaying gratification, making efforts to push my thresholds in some way
And this, I believe, after years of finding ways to challenge myself or being encouraged to, has supported me in embracing the storms when they have come
Not “embracing” them as in loving & wishing others could go through these storms but more so embracing them as a part of Gods plan for me to become the woman I am & am meant to be…to live purposefully, with intention, in support of others, & in my mission
We all face tragedy & adversity…
Things can happen that you never imagined you’d ever go through
You might be stripped of life as you know it, but know that these highs & lows allow you to live a FULL life with ALL the human experiences which wouldn’t be possible if you always run from discomfort or the unknown
It’s okay to miss being shredded as long as it doesn’t prevent you from making improvements...
A lot of athletes become afraid after a show that they’ve gained fat or have let go “too much”
I’ve been there. Sometimes it still comes up in the process!
But the thought can be addressed easily once you have a system for doing so which I’ve personally been able to establish for myself
The dangerous part is if the thoughts take over & start controling your actions in ways that are not conducive to your goals
This could manifest in multiple ways:
🚫An unnecessary mini cut
🚫Not increasing calories fast enough or following through on your coach’s reverse diet
🚫Restricting food intake & falling into all or nothing cycles or doing excess cardio out of fear of fat gain
🚫Being harsh & critical of your body growing despite knowing it’s necessary
🚫Sacrificing health & recovery
In Bodybuilding...we spend so much time admiring the stage look which is actually built in the growth season
Yet, when we go into our improvement season, it can take some time to accept that this is what it’s all about!
We might get hit with the post-show blues, poor food relationship, negative body image, or a disconnect between our goals & our identity as the demands & focus shifts
Getting caught up in staying super lean could mean your improvements for your next show may not be what you or the judges expected/needed
If the goal is to bring an epic & BETTER package, then you better start eating & training to grow into & set yourself up for that!
Because when the reality of staying the same (getting worse IMO) hits, especially in relation to your core values, you’ll see the benefit to the changes
SO! If you know you want to grow but fear the fat gain or feel uncomfortable in your own skin & get anxious over it
Then I urge you to ask yourself:
What happens if you don’t, what happens when you do, & what reminders do you need to get through it in a positive way?
Respect all parts of the journey, they’re part of it for a reason💪🏻
These women blew me away with their incredible insights, stories, resiliency, openness, and immediate support and commitment to each other and the experience of today
Event days always go by way too fast and this was no exception
Hosting an event with @lexiemait was such a wonderful experience too as we have been long term bodybuilding besties online and when we connected this weekend it was just so natural and has been so fun :) I’m so grateful for this time together!
I always love to witness the relationships develop and just feel the incredible love and passion in the room for bodybuilding and empowering each other
It’s nearly indescribable and definitely something you just have to be there for!
Already excited for the next one!
Thank you ladies for coming out and being absolutely phenomenal @lexiemait @kmnoren @lararunningwild @therealtenishadouglas @alexl.fit @gina_herrera1 @jmendez11 @prochef_fitgirl @dr_colburt @stanifermegs @myjourney2_npc @caitlynscola
For future live event announcements or to sign up for the ones currently scheduled visit: www.celestial.fit/liveevents