STEFANIE ANTORCHA; Common Misconceptions about Competing, Are you Ready to Prep?, Major Life Flops, Letting go of the 'Good vs. Bad' Mentality, Risking Your Life for the Stage
Host, Celeste Rains-Turk wraps up 2018 with a fun-laughter filled energetic interview with Stefanie Antorcha, Founder of BamBody Nutrition, who has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years, is a nutritionist, personal trainer, wife and parent.
Stefanie openly discusses some of the hardest times in her life including anorexia, debt, and not being able to pay her rent. She discusses how the tough times taught her she can overcome anything. Stefanie talks about how she launched into her booming business, what she does everyday no matter what, and her opinions on the common misconceptions of competing. She even shares her top 2 ways of knowing if she is having a healthy prep
She shares her viewpoint on things like waist trainers, risking your life for the trophy, facing the shit you have been avoiding through competing, letting go of the good vs bad food mentality and how the mindset of 'I have to' works negatively against the body.
There was so much value, fun, and golden nuggets in this episode! I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
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ASHLYN BROWN; Getting Capped Shoulders, Coming Back from a Nasty Rebound, Developing a Love for the Sport, How Small Tweaks can Make all the Difference, and Staying Consistent
In this episode, host Celeste Rains-Turk, has an awesome conversation with Ashlyn Brown, a 26 year old bikini pro who is an online coach for lifestyle clients and competitors, shes a momma to two puppies with her husband and love of her life Curtis brown, she is a sponsored athlete and lover of all things food and travel!
Tune in to this episode as Ashlyn shares how to avoid denting your mental health by risking your physical health, how she overcame a rebound where she gained 14 pounds in 5 days, what her approach is to getting back on the grind if you fall out of it, and what she uses to build her capped shoulders and balanced physique!
Ashlyn shares how she felt after getting her feedback from Sandy after earning her pro card and how she eats before stage that could be the only change she needs to make, how even the weather can impact your results, she talks about what she does the day of the show and how/why she water loads before stage. She reflects on a time in her life where she wasn't seeing the results she wanted and how she finally got to the point of knowing what she needed!
One thing Ashlyn shares is how important it is to have a positive mindset, love prep for the long term (the good, bad, and the ugly), how she destresses, what she thinks is the key to getting more results, and how she recommends seeing food as just food.
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LAUREN DANNENMILLER: Mini Cuts, Diet Breaks, Will Judges Forget You?, Long Off Seasons and Preps, De-stressing at a Show
In this episode, host Celeste Rains-Turk speaks with Team Cosmic Bodies Coach, 2017 NPC Nationals Overall Champ, and posing coach Lauren Dannenmiller.
Lauren goes into full depth and detail about why she takes year long off seasons, 20+ week preps, and implements mini cuts and diet breaks along the way. She shares her exact strategies for doing this along with when you know it is the right time to implement it.
She describes her decision to leave her coach and have her boyfriend and co-coach at Team Cosmic Bodies lead her to her Pro Debut. She even expresses some of the things that make her cringe about other coaches and what you need to know before hiring a coach!
Lauren tells us an awesome story about how the head IFBB judge remembered her and her whole story despite Lauren taking a year off to build.
This is NOT an episode you want to miss (most aren't though am I right?!)
I am really blown away by how much Lauren shared.
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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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