As much as everybody loves to think you can remove subcutaneous body fat stores from specific areas of the body by performing site-specific exercises, this is in fact a myth. But that doesn’t stop legions of people from doing side-bends or side-to-side twisting exercises in the attempt to reduce their love handles.
Super simple Turkey Pesto Meatball recipe. High in protein and low in fat.
The hardest part of my prep was giving up my favorite foods and, toward the end, living on low carbs. For motivation, I used pictures and videos of other competitors, as well as the thought of not wanting to let my family down. My wife was VERY supportive during the process.
competing in bodybuilding is one of the hardest things someone can do. Though I felt like I looked better than most of the guys in my class, it was a very HUMBLING experience to have others not only tell you that you’re not as hot shit as you think you are,
Quick and easy egg and veggie dish. Add as many veggies as you can to this dish to make it super filling. Serve it at breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even dinner. Perfect for anyone in the middle of contest prep or just looking for a healthy recipe
patience is key with training and eating well. Results will come with time and consistency, and each day your body is changing even if you do not notice.
Appreciate the process. Getting to the stage is an involved and lengthy process. It requires dedication, determination and discipline… consistently, over a fair amount of time. There is no quick or easy route to competing. Sorry.
Tired of plain old chicken and rice? Mix this VERY simple Southwest Chicken With Rice And Beans together in a big pot. Portion it out, and throw it in the fridge. You have several days of meals ready to go.
I’d be lying to you if I said I never looked in the mirror and asked myself why do you continue to do this? Then the competitive side came out. In every one there’s a part of us that desires accomplishment and feeds for excellence. We as people want and need discipline. To me the mental aspect of it all was the hardest.
Stephanie Mcclellan has been busting her ass in the gym for several years now. She has completely transformed herself. What she has done is nothing short of amazing. But in less than 3 weeks she will reach her biggest goal ever. Here she talks about reaching that goal and what it means to her.