Archive of ‘My Story’ category

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Resolution ramblings

The new year is almost upon us! Did you accomplish what you set out to in 2015? I couldn’t even find any written resolutions of my own, which is a pretty bad sign. What exactly did I do all year?! This time last year, I had come out of a short competing season, and welcomed […] Read more…

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protein pancake mix discount!

I never want to be that person who pushes product for personal gain. But, this is our baby! My co-creators/founders and I (of Yummology.com) launched our product a few months ago.. We love it and we know of its quality: High protein, low carb, and healthy clean ingredients. We lovingly refer to it as “protein […] Read more…

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Six pack-Part 2

Hey there. I’m continuing from this post about obtaining a six-pack if you missed it. So what exactly does it take to get taut, toned abs? Is it genetics? Diet? 1000 crunches a day? (Because didn’t we all attempt that at one point lol) For Aaron, he did not obtain a lean set of abs until he […] Read more…

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NATIONALS!

Alrighty this is long… Aaron flew with me to Miami, along with my coach Robyn and her boyfriend Lyman. Weather in Miami was not great, with most days rainy or at least overcast- we didn’t even go to the beach! But at least the temperature was a lot more pleasant than Utah. During the trip, I […] Read more…

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Reckless or Badass?

I am engaged in a hobby/sport/passion.. whatever you call it, in which your body is pushed to its limits. Intense exercise is hard, strict dieting is hard, and your body might just fight it. Your brain fights it. But I feel like with proper knowledge and coaching, it can be done safely and in a […] Read more…

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From Figure to Bikini

Competing… again People often ask how I got involved in fitness competitions so here’s the background story 😉 Years ago, I saw a fitness competition on ESPN. I saw women who were in crazy good shape, some posing in “swimsuits” (figure category) and others doing gymnastics-type routines. I knew little about the competition industry, but […] Read more…