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Welcome - From the Editor 35 293 By KimSawyer
Diet 122 614 By ahbusall
Competition Tips 101 633 By KimSawyer
Exercise 23 69 By catherinenocon@yahoo
Lifestyle of Fitness 14 550 By fabeditor
Family and Fitness 3 19 By MissFit_Morris
Fitness for a Living 4 13 By fabeditor
Upcoming Competitions 35 92 By kazzepink

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Diet > 1st timer, 21 weeks out- Is my meal plan right for me?

Hello, I am a 1st time aspiring bikini/figure comp. i have 2 coaches. They are very smart. They themselves have won a lot as well. I live an hr away from them and we communicate mostly via FB messages. I work out 7 days a week. (2 off days include 30 mins of cardio & 30 mins of ab work outs) These work outs take me a good 2 hrs. I have 30 mins of cardio 5 days(not on leg days). I am 5'3, i started begining of DEC. 2017 at 136lbs. ive gained muscle mass for sure. But now im at 144.6 I FEEL LIKE CRYING! is this normal? I lost 4lbs and then was sick for 2.5 weeks. continued to train. but couldn't eat as much. MY sample meal plan is... 1.5 scoops protein powder 2tbps pb 2 eggs, 7 egg whites (carbs. 4 days a week, 75g of oatmeal) 5oz turkey, 3oz greenbeans 2oz almonds 5oz chicken, 3oz greenbeans 2oz almonds 5oz lean beef, with large salad and red wine vinegar 1st this is a LARGE amount of oatmeal for me and a large amount of food as well. This is my daily. i feel like im not losing FAt like i should be. Also Why would i be gaining weight?- yes muscle but isnt that a lot?-shouldnt i be LOSing not gaining? or is this common? any advice?

Posted By ahbusall

Diet > Meal Planning Tool

Hey Everyone, Curious about the meal planning tool, getting results, dropping consistently (still have a ways to go) Everything I read says adjust by the 10% rule. However I'm curious as with being down ten lbs and lowered body fat do I enter the current numbers into the meal planning tool or the starting ones? If I put in the current numbers there is a 10% decrease in my calories. Thanks

Posted By WyanitaFa

Competition Tips > BIKINI BITE??

Kim Sawyer

I have not yet tried bikini bite, though mostly prefer to apply sunscreen or my suitable lotion ie. pro tan roll on, for the protection of the skin.

Posted By KimSawyer

Welcome - From the Editor > New here from Texas

Kim Sawyer

Hello, I am also a newbie here. Nice to meet you..

Posted By KimSawyer

Diet > Foods NOT in competition diet?

Can you have lactose free dairy? I like lactose free greek yogurt and cottage cheese

Posted By ShelleyGa

Diet > Dairy

I was just wondering if lactose free yogurt and cottage cheese is okay?

Posted By ShelleyGa

Diet > Dairy

I was just wondering if lactose free yogurt and cottage cheese is okay?

Posted By ShelleyGa

Diet > Casein

Does anyone have a sugar-free casein that tastes good you can recommend? Most of what I have found contains sugar and 5-6 carbs. Thanks!

Posted By LisaHa

Upcoming Competitions > coffe creamer while on prep

I use flavored sugar free creamer in my coffee. My trainer suggested that when the time use cinnamon , a little vanilla extract and skim milk instead...It just temporary until after the show.

Posted By kazzepink

Diet > 2 Weeks Out - Plateauing

I would definitely decrease your carbs to assist leaning out the next 2 weeks. Eat any carbs about 30-60 mins prior to working out and avoid them for the rest of the day unless it is a non-starchy salad or vegetable. If you switch your cardio to longer sessions at a steady pace you will engage your fatty acid oxidative energy system, meaning you will burn fat for energy instead of ATP-CP during your sprint sessions. Even if you can do 30 mins (or 5km) steady runs 4x each week that will greatly help.

Posted By kiki8411