Figure & Bikini Competition Checklist Countdown

Figure, Fitness & Bikini Competition Checklist

Take a good look at yourself in the mirror to determine if you will be able to confidently walk on stage in 4 months.  Since it can be difficult to look objectively at yourself, this is when most women sign up for my Online Figure and Bikini Training Program. It will be helpful to have your body fat % taken …

Masters Figure Competitor

Masters Figure

As seen in No Nonsense Magazine Volume 15 # issue 4 “One day my grandchildren will be able to see that it’s never to late to embark on a new and exciting journey, no matter what your age.”  Angie Davis Fitness has always been a part of your life.  You played sports competitively through high school and college.  As your …

Figure Posing Guide Feature

Figure Posing Guide

Quarter turn to the right, quarter turn to the right, quarter turn to the right thank you ladies. Why do I need a figure posing guide? This sounds easy enough, right? Well, not so fast. Between the weight training, daily cardio sessions, intense dieting and proper supplement plan, fitness & figure competitors work hard everyday to reach their goals. This …

Post Competition Transition with IFBB Pro Julie Lohre

Post Competition Transition

If you have ever competed in a Bikini or Figure show before you know that incredible high you feel when you walk across the stage. One thing that most women do not consider is how they will handle the post competition transition. Months, even years of hard work culminate in that one fabulous moment. You have been waiting for this …

Competition Show Day Essentials with IFBB Pro Julie Lohre

Competition Show Day Essentials with Competition Jewelry and Competition Tan

When you are preparing for a figure or bikini competition, there are some competition show day essentials that you simply must have to really be ready for your competition! From figure and bikini competition heels to competition jewelry to competition tan to water loss products for your tightest physique to what specifically you will need at your competition backstage… This …

Contest Prep Dirty Secret

Insanely Restrictive Dieting – Real Fitness Stories

You would not believe the horror stories I have heard… Sure… you lost a ton of weight (and a significant amount of muscle), but you’ve now damaged your metabolism in the process and ended up gaining back everything you lost as soon as you start eating ‘real food’ again and not over training! I am here to tell you, it …

Bikini Front Pose

Bikini Front Pose

With all of the bikini poses, you have endless options on how you can stand.  That said, there are 3 stances in particular that look best for most women bodies.  Below I have photos on the bikini front pose that demonstrate these specifically. The first bikini front pose is the one with your feet just wider than shoulder width and …

difference between bikini and figure

Difference between physique divisions

One of the first questions I often get from women wanting to compete is what is the difference between physique divisions and what division should I compete in? It is important to understand the difference between the 5 competitive divisions for women in physique shows. The specific divisions will vary from show to show depending on the organization, the number …

NPC Bikini Back Pose

Bikini Back Pose

With all of the bikini poses, you have endless options on how you can stand. One of the best parts about bikini posing is that it is fluid and you have lots of options  That said, there are 2 stances in particular that tend to look best for most women.  Below I have photos on the bikini back pose that …

Bikini Competition Feature

Amateur Bikini Competition Guide for NPC

If you are considering your first bikini competition, contest prep can be incredible confusing! There is so much information out there… much of it contradictory and downright wrong!  In my First Time Bikini Competitor Guide, I want to help get your bikini contest prep started on the right foot. Whether you choose to compete in NPC Bikini or want to …