It’s Christmas/New Years time, friends! *inserts cheers, hi-5’s and back flips* … I can’t actually back flip but if you can do all three of those things simultaneously, I’ll make some room on my iPhone (big deal, okay) for you to send me a video, please. The holiday season is one of my favourite times […]Read more "4 Tips For The Holiday Season"
It’s that time of the year again and this time, I decided to weigh in on it. You guys know my stance on body image and the issues surrounding it, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise when I say I don’t believe it’s ever okay to bash ANYONE for looking the way they do, Victoria’s […]Read more "No, I Don’t Want To Hear Your Negative Opinion On The Victoria’s Secret Models"
I turned 21 last week (in case you didn’t see the influx of baby and throwback photos floating around on Facebook), and I most definitely whispered ‘what the actual fuck’ several times throughout the day considering my cheeks and sense of humour can still be likened to the 8 year old me. You see, by 21 […]Read more "30 Lessons From A Super Unqualified 21 Year Old"
The beautiful Joelle, @femmefitale, started a series of blog posts a couple of months ago with letters to our ‘pre-fitness’ selves (you can read them here, http://femmefitale.com/). I have literally drafted one a million times and deleted all of them, but this morning felt right. So, here I am. Enjoy. Well, uh, hi there (I wish I could […]Read more "A Letter To My Pre-Fitness Self"
Nothing in this industry is black and white, I think I’m safe to say we should all know this by now. Yet every single day, I see more and more people take either side of the spectrum (quite defensively) in relation to a whole range of topics within the fitness industry. While it is absolutely fine […]Read more "The Judgement Cycle"
Well, hello again. Firstly, I definitely need to say a big thank you to all ya’ll. I had no freakin’ idea my last article would blow up like that, seriously… More people than the population of Wagga Wagga read my article, google it, kinda cool, kinda mind blowing, kinda wtf just happened. From all the […]Read more "8 Things To Expect Post Comp"
Competing in Bodybuilding has become a ‘thing’ – a big, big, BIG thing. Now, I can imagine there are some people out there that don’t like me saying that… I can also imagine that these people are probably in peak week and even their dog is pissing them off. *gasps* Well hello, this is the reality nowadays. Nearly […]Read more "10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Decide To Compete"
Whenever this girl pops up in conversation, regardless of who you’re chatting too, it is usually filled with the words gorgeous, friendly, kind, fit, mega babe (this one always coming from me, especially) and extremely hardworking – which is exactly why I approached Nicole for an interview for the bloggie this week. So, if you don’t know […]Read more "Taking Five – Nicole Leadbeatter"
So, wow. What a flippin’ weekend guys! It’s mid week and I still feel like I could dominate the world (perhaps today is the day, mwuhaha). But in all seriousness, Sunday was literally the highlight of the past few years in this fitness/training biz for me, hands down. Before I get into the actual powerlifting […]Read more "Recap – First Powerlifting Meet"
Ladies and gents, I have your backs… (and butts). 1. When you buy a pair of tights, before you actually wear them to a squat session in peak hour, go to three different types of lighting and do a ‘Bend & Snap’ – multiple times. Repeat every time you enter Lorna Jane. Ya hear me, […]Read more "What People Should Tell You Before You Enter A Gym… But Don’t"