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WBFF Pro/Fitness Model
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February 25, 2017

In the gym, cables are a great option for helping to build muscle, as they can provide constant tension on the muscle through a full range of motion. When building specific muscle areas, it also helps to be able to limit the use of stabilizer muscles and momentum. This month,... Read More

February 22, 2017

Q: First off, congratulations on being invited to compete at the 2017 Arnold International Pro Deadlift event!  This will be your 8th year competing at this event, how does it feel? BD: Thank you! It feels absolutely amazing! Competing at the Arnold Sports Festival is a special experience. It is fun... Read More

January 28, 2017

As some of you may know, upright rows have gotten a bad rap. Some trainers say that the exercise can cause impingements in the shoulders and can be harmful for overall shoulder health. I think that no exercise should be labeled as “off-limits”. That being said, tweaking the traditional upright... Read More

January 24, 2017

The next time you are taking a bathroom selfie, check your resolve in the mirror as well! We are about halfway through January, so now is the perfect time to check in on our New Year’s Resolutions. January always brings about big dreams and major plans, myself included. Research reveals... Read More

January 23, 2017

This past October, I competed in the IAWA Gold Cup meet.  It is like the World Championships of record breaker days.  You choose one lift and your opener must be a World Record.  There were lifters from the US, Britain, Scotland, Finland and Australia.  I chose a lift called Lateral... Read More

January 19, 2017

Your last contest for the year is over.  It is now time to eat, grow and reflect.  This is also the time and place to lay the groundwork for the upcoming season.  Use this time to evaluate all of it; the good, the bad and the ugly!  It is a... Read More

January 10, 2017

Let’s be honest… it may be a new year, but you are still the same you. You are still uniquely created, you are still the same height, you still have the same color eyes, you still have a caring heart and you still face challenges. There are certain things about... Read More

January 4, 2017

There are hundreds of squat variations.  Some are common, easy to perform, and easy to implement into a training routine. Since I hurt my SI joint (lower back), I have been very careful about not doing too many traditional squats. Instead of going heavier on squats, I want to focus... Read More

December 6, 2016

My fitness journey has been quite the trip. I've gone from a soccer endurance bunny in high school with little to no weightlifting, to more of a runner during college. I then joined a gym due to a running injury and started weightlifting. My goals changed from simply staying in... Read More

November 16, 2016

We all want shapely biceps, but how many reps of standing biceps curls does it take to see results? Possibly thousands! Fortunately, there is a more effective way to curl, and it doesn’t require lifting more weight. Simply changing angles and changing tempo can produce great muscle building results! All... Read More

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