Expressing Herself on Stage

Ms. Bikini Latina Atenea Lara (Inspiring Fitness) stage performance in Miami full with class and sass. The Mexican fitness entrepreneur says, "I create and design all my costumes and my mother masterfully makes them. I love expressing myself on stage and the costumes help to personify it."

One Small Goal at a Time

Mexican fitness model Xime Chvls Mng says, "Fitness is 100% mental. Your body will not go anywhere if your mind does not push it. Just get started one small goal at a time. Start with 1 squat, or choosing 1 healthy meal, walking 1 mile, then repeat it all tomorrow and increasing each day."

Training and Dedication

Ms. Bikini Universe Pro Alex Paine shares "A lot of people underestimate the training and dedication to nutrition that goes into being a being a bikini competitor. Realistically, we train just like any body builder does, but we focus on different primary muscle groups. I train as many as 6 days per week, and my weekly training program for example, includes up to 3 leg days a week. Let's see some boys try that! The rest of my week is split among all upper body, broken up into shoulders and light chest, arms, back and frequent abs. Depending on my goals and focus dictates the number of reps and sets I shoot for per workout. Commonly I'll perform series of drop sets, super sets and work to increase my weights weekly. Typically I will take one rest day a week as well so I can recover. As for cardio, I typically perform HIIT, which is a great way to increase metabolism, helping me burn more at rest. So as a "bikini builder" I am putting in hours of work every day to build lean muscles, create shape and balance, and build my curves! "

Taking a Walk

Ms. Bikini Latina Su Zam says, "Getting out from the quarantine for a walk everyday reminds me to appreciate the simplest things in nature, life and our well being."

Taking Chances

New York City trainer and Fitness America® Champion Angela Gargano says, "I’ve been thinking a lot lately about taking chances and how it’s really just about overcoming your fears. Because the truth is, every time you take a big risk in your life, no matter how it ends up, you’re always glad you took it.”

Be Kind to Yourself

Los Angeles fitness diva Chanel Coco Brown says, Just a little reminder to be kind to yourself 🤎 It’s great that a lot of us want to spend this time bettering ourselves, but that change doesn’t have to be physical." ⁣

Outdoor Workouts

French fitness trainer Claude Wach says, "I've been training at home by the pool and it feels great. Actually, I enjoy it so much, I'm going to continue doing outdoor workouts even after the lockdown. Its my silver lining."

Phenomenal Transformation

She's 74 years young and stronger than ever before ❤️⁣!
Let us know what you think about this absolute phenomenal transformation from a truly inspirational athlete Train With Joan who started her fitness journey at the age of 70 and became her fittest at the age of 74 today 💪⁣!⁣
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Passion to Empower

Figure New Mexico Masters Iris Romero is a true fitness veteran. The 5’, 120 lbs., has been training for 10 years, competing for 7 years and coaching for 6 years. Iris says, "I have a passion for empowering others to regain control over their lives through health and wellness."

Iris' training regimen is geared to maintain a semi-lean physique but with the goal of adding quality muscle mass. "I’m most comfortable with training two muscle groups a day and switch it up about every 4-6 weeks. I use different modalities such as push/pull training, pause sets, pulses, ½ and ¼ reps, super sets as well as monster circuits. I also incorporate HIIT cardio training about 3-4 times per week and it ranges from plyometrics, to hill sprints, to running bleachers, to HIIT training on a stationary bike."

Keep Moving!

Figure Universe® Pro Gladys Leong says, "Outdoor cycling's a different type of cardio for a change for me. I like top keep my cardio interesting for curiosity and sustainability. Anything works as long as you keep moving."