Katie Kerner; Going Pro After 13 National Shows, Food Relationship, Consistency over Perfection, Growing a Following on Instagram
In this episode, Celeste Rains-Turk speaks with Katie Kerner, previously known as Katie Miller, a personal trainer who specializes in 8 week online programs and who has been competing for 7 years.
Tune in to hear how Katie stuck it out for 13 national shows before earning her pro card, how she changed her relationship with food, the way she views progress in off season, how she stays only 7 pounds above stage weight using flexible dieting, and how growing her following on Instagram led to the expansion of her online business.
To Connect with Katie you can Follow her on Instagram or visit her website.
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Denby Cogert: Injuries, Raising Kids with Body Image in Mind, Is this Healthy?, Socializing, Internal Validation
In this episode, Celeste Rains-Turk speaks with new IFBB Pro, Denby Cogert about how she dealt with injury while on prep, her approach to raising kids while competing in a sport that involves critiquing the body and some lifestyle extremes, being in the medical field and understanding how healthy competing is, enjoying social situations, and finding internal validation.
Connect with Denby on Instagram: www.instagram.com/denbyc_ifbbpro/
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BREENA MARTINEZ: Mental Prep for Olympia, Switching Teams, Over training, Belief, Competition Life vs Healthier Life, and Tools for Recovery
In this episode, Celeste Rains-Turk speaks with 4x Bikini Olympian 5x IFBB champion, coach, sponsored athlete, and aspiring gym owner, Breena Martinez.
Breena opens up about her thoughts on girls switching coaches/teams, how she preps her mind for the Olympia and how it is different than other pro shows, the reason she wants to open up a boutique gym just for women, her different approach to coaching competitors vs. non-competitors, what she did after losing for a whole year, how she knew she was over training, and how recovery can make a difference in your physique on stage.
She shares many of her valuable methods, tools, and resources which can easily be applied right away so take notes!
Connect with Breena Here for all the resources mentioned and to show some love!
A note from Breena: Over the years, I've had many learning experiences when going into any Peak Week. My FeNIX Fit team has a checklist that's utilized to make sure things are not forgotten. You can text "checklist" to 64600 and receive that list for free. Laminate it and make sure not to forget anything! If anyone has questions about why something is on the list, shoot me a DM on IG @breenamartinez.
KAYLIE FOUNTAIN; Getting Sponsored, What happens after earning your Pro Card, Benefits of Working with a Coach even as a Coach, Ideal Conditioning & Mindset in Off-Season, and Enjoying the Sport Beyond the Trophies
In this insight filled episode, host Celeste Rains-Turk picks trainer, athlete, and nutritional science student, Kaylie Fountain's brain on what it was like to earn pro card/move through amateur days so quickly, becoming sponsored by well-known/loved companies, the impact of earning her pro card on her business, and the reasoning for staying conditioned even in the off season.
Tune in to hear about why Kaylie prepped herself for the start of her career in the sport, what inspired her to hand over that control to a coach, how her approach to social media changed once she got her pro card, the genuine approach she took to gain sponsorships, and her take on approaching the off-season to maximize potential within opportunities in the fitness industry.
CONNECT WITH KAYLIE HERE:
IG: kayliefountain_ifbbpro check her bio on instagram or shoot her a message to take advantage of the deals she can get you with her sponsorships!
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Confessions of a Bikini Pro Podcast
The Confessions of a Bikini Pro Podcast is the only place where IFBB Bikini Pros share their struggles, strategies, stories, insights, and advice in a real, raw, and vulnerable setting. Host, Celeste Rains-Turk, dives into the parts of these professionals' lives that aren't always openly discussed in the public eye or on social media
CONFESSIONS OF A BIKINI PRO PODCAST
The Confessions of a Bikini Pro Podcast is the only place where IFBB Bikini Pros share their struggles, strategies, stories, insights, and advice in a real, raw, and vulnerable setting.
The goal of this podcast is to educate, inspire, and remind other competitors, athletes, or the average gym goer that even the most elite professionals face hardships, health problems, mental obstacles, and other adversities. A
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