What’s the craziest thing you’ve heard about peak week? The week leading into competition is where some load water, deplete carbs + then water deplete + carb load to get a better condition. Don’t want to compete? You can still use my tips for your next special event! @livingbeautyfitness have been competing for 12 years
Did you know that one of the most commonly searched fitness questions is ‘how to build a bigger, rounder booty?’ It’s also interesting to learn that the glute muscles are not just for aesthetics. Physiotherapists and Pilates instructors emphasise glute exercises because these muscles are a key stabiliser for your spine. And, in more recent
In this article I look at how to create balance and eliminate stress associated with eating a healthy diet. If you eat something unhealthy you should not feel guilty. It’s this negative thinking that will do you the most harm. On the other hand, if you’re eating large quantities of high calorie foods on a
As women we all want to know the secrets to maintaining fitness success! And, especially after a competition goal has been achieved it’s important to have strategies in place to avoid post competition blues. We’ve all been there when we finish a fitness goal, we celebrate! Taking time out to reflect on our achievements is
How did you get started? I met with Amelia and wanted to take my fitness to the next level. I was already going to the gym but I wanted to compete in a bikini model competition and challenge myself. How many competition seasons have you done with Living Beauty? I have compete in two seasons,
How did you get started? I had a goal to compete at a Bikini Competition, but had no idea how to achieve it until I was introduced to Living Beauty Fitness. When I first met Amelia, she was confident I would be able to achieve my goal and I was skeptical. What was the program
During pregnancy it’s important to listen to your body, slow down your training and ultimately make changes according to what’s right for you. You might have expectations about getting in shape post baby, which is natural. But the best thing you can do is take the pressure off yourself and just enjoy the journey. Here’s
As a health and fitness coach with a strong interest in bikini competitions, I get asked a lot of fitness-related questions. I often get asked the same questions, so in this article I give you the answers Does muscle turn into fat if you don’t use it? How to stay motivated when you start a
What are your goals? I’ve found training with Living Beauty a wonderful experience with an amazing support network. My goal is to ultimately compete in my first ever bikini comp, but my lifestyle and training needed a complete overhaul, and Amelia has helped me with all these things! What are the custom training programs like?
How did you get started? As a mum of three children I never thought this would be possible but I have experienced amazing results. The entire team at Living Beauty made me feel so welcome and I love the support I get not only from my coach but from all the women on our team.
Are you confused about what and when to eat? As women we are bombarded with images of celebrities and their latest diet. It’s easy to see why many of us feel stressed when trying to stick to a healthy diet. This female fitness model diet is an example of how I eat every day. Many
Whether you are currently pregnant, a mother of five, or single as a pringle the pressures of social media to conform to a particular body standard prevail. Read Amelia’s interview in the February 2018 edition of Women’s Health & Fitness Magazine. Click to read the full article