Saturday, February 19, 2011
5 weeks out...
Here we go again. The familiar smell of tilapia, garlic and asparagus fills my house. My alarm buzzes loudly at 4:45am every morning signaling that it's time for the gym. My protein smoothie tastes more and more like a real milkshake everyday since it's the only sweet thing I get to eat. AH yes, competition season has officially started!
Although many aspects of the training and diet are similar to last year, my goals and expectations are drastically different. Last year, I was figuring out what this competition stuff was all about. This year, I am coming to win it all. My goal is to earn Professional status at the Nationals competition in Las Vegas in July, but the journey to the prize starts now. The first step is my first competition of the year, Muscle Contest Los Angeles, in March.
I am currently 5 weeks away from the Muscle Contest. It's a given that there will be lots of hard work, sweat and pain as I continue to transform my body in the weeks to come. More importantly, I am thinking like a winner. I realize my thoughts are powerful and have a profound impact on my actions. With each lift and each cardio session, I am visualizing myself in the best shape I have ever been, my smile radiating confidence and genuine passion for fitness, my eyes piercing through and connecting with each person in the audience. I see myself walking with the attitude of a winner, giving off an energy that causes you to stop and want to watch. Then, I see myself winning.
I am so excited about this year and all that is to come. Follow me on this journey to earn my IFBB Bikini Pro Card in 2011...