Thanks to my background in Competitive Athletics, I have a honed the drive and discipline to get sh*t done, live my best life and make a positive impact by teaching others!
My current sport of choice is Bodybuilding and has received the most hits on this blog! I am grateful to have had this transformative experience, both physically and mentally, and to now share my journey.
I wasn’t sure if I would do another competition after my first one in 2016. It was hands down the hardest thing I had ever done in my life, since I had to dedicate an insane amount of time into ...Read More
I first met Amanda, Founder of Siyaflo, professional photographer and yoga instructor, at a local Business Event (Vancouver Business Babes – my event summaries here) . I was delighted when she a...Read More
I’m officially 8 weeks out from my next Bikini Bodybuilding Competition, The Leigh Brandt Muscle Class on March 24th! Show Details here: Sat. March 24th, New Westminster Massey Theatre! Last tim...Read More
It was only in the final moments of an intense 14 week competition prep that I let on about my latest crazy goal and personal challenge – I would be participating in a bodybuilding competition &...Read More
One of the best parts of my bodybuilding journey was making some wonderful new friends along the way! Meeting other competitors is like meeting your soulmate. This person gets your exact struggle, and...Read More
Well it took 3 months for me to sort out my photos, but here’s what the actual competition show day looked like, and what 14+ weeks of training and dedication all came down to. Did you know that bik...Read More
It’s so hard to believe there is only one more week left until I’ll be stepping on stage for my very first bodybuilding competition. This past week has been one of the hardest weeks of my life, so...Read More
On this particular Saturday, exactly 2 weeks out from the Popeye’s show and 12 weeks into my bodybuilding journey, a lot of crazy stuff went down! Another FIRST for me I wrote about how much det...Read More
I’ve completed more than 75% of bodybuilding prep for my first competition and I’m so focused on cardio, weight lifting, buying groceries, cooking food, eating 6x a day, and showering (sometim...Read More
After watching the Vancity Showdown Bodybuilding competition this past weekend I was determined more than ever to truly fit in cardio as part of my fitness journey! It was exciting to see these other ...Read More
Vancity Showdown Saturday October 15th Today, on the advice of my trainer and coach Jennifer, I attended my very first Bodybuilding Competition as a spectator! She said it would be helpful to see a li...Read More