As I’m watching my body change daily and getting ready for this baby to arrive I’m cleaning out my closet. I put away all the clothes that no longer fit or wont while I have this belly I feel a mix of feelings. Mostly happy except when it comes to these beautiful bikinis! I’m sad… Continue reading Competition Stage Bikinis and Costumes For Sale!
OMG what a weekend!! I’m still on such a high from the SAF and Physique Canada shows. They were all incredible. As a judge it’s really hard work but it’s amazing in so many ways. I’ll write another post about all the pros and cons and what I love most but one of the big perks is… Continue reading Meal Prep June 12th 2016
Competition season is upon us! Typically fitness competitors compete somewhere between March through November. Serious About Fitness (Saf) currently runs 3 shows a year, April, June and October. During this time my social media feed is peppered with photos of meal prep, gym PRs, bikini poses and motivational quotes. It’s always exciting to watch the competition… Continue reading It’s Competition Season! Athlete or Spectator: 10 things you need to know
In just about a week I will be heading to Toronto for the Serious About Fitness September show. Not as a competitor but as a judge – a task I find almost as challenging as the stage itself. This will be my 4th time on the judging panel and it’s not a job I take… Continue reading Bikini & Fitness Model Competitions – My Thoughts as a SAF Judge
Hi fitbeauties!! It’s my birthday and I have a gift for you 🙂 My friends at SO Delicious were SO generous and gave me some of my favourite products and I want to share. My absolute favourite ice cream (even on competition prep) is this: Sugarfree, Dairy free, macro friendly and soo good. SO Delicious… Continue reading Birthday Giveaway!
And it’s Sunday again! Time flies when I’m in my kitchen 😉 So this week I made quite a few things. I experimented too and had luck on something but not so much on others. My beef tacos turned out great. I posted the recipe and I’m calling them Carnitas in my house – it… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 2nd
fitbeauties radiate passion, strength, confidence and joy. You are genuine and influential women who are committed to living a holistically healthy, fit and balanced life. You are full of life and generously share your authentic and vibrant light always striving to love without limits. Susie is most definitely a fitbeautie. She is one of the… Continue reading Spotlight on fitbeauties: ExerSusie
I read a great quote that is so fitting for so many of us “If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” When I started competing in 2007 I did all the things a good fitness girl does. I hired an… Continue reading If You Love It, Live It
Today”s meal prep was a little funny. I will be traveling this week and working in Toronto so I didn”t do my usual full prep. When I first started competing I traveled with a full cooler of a weeks worth of prepared meals in containers many a time but these days I”m much more focused… Continue reading What I Made Sunday January 19th
nu·tri·tion (n-trshn, ny-) n. 1. The process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues. 2. The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans. 3. A source of nourishment; food. -TheOnlineDictionary There are… Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Diets’
Sunday night already!? Where does the time go. So, I cooked up a storm today and now I’m really looking forward to this week’s food! Hahah. I made my good ol’ chipotle turkey meatballs. I honestly can’t get enough of these. I love them extra spicy filled with finely diced veggies served with a wild rice… Continue reading What I Made Sunday November 3 2013
I’m finally seeing some of the work I put in this year and I’m feeling excited about it! Building a physique is a process and takes time. There are many obstacles that can get in our way and really the only way to make progress is just be consistent. Consistently working hard in the gym… Continue reading Progress…Patience…
This weekend was the October Serious About Fitness show and oh it was fun! When I’m not competing I love watching! The creativity of the costumes is awesome and the physiques are incredible. The next show is in June and the following in Sept. I will want to decide soon what show I will do… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Oct 20th
Well what a nice weekend. I love this fall weather. I took my quick HISS cardio session outside on Sat plus hubby and walked to our dinner date and back. It’s also nice to be able to be at home and cook meals fresh rather than always eating out of a container on the go.… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Sept 15th
This is a video of me taken in October of last year just about to get back on the SAF stage after an almost 3 year hiatus! So many thoughts going through my mind. Nervous, excited, full of confidence but also full of self doubt….interesting how our minds work. (by the way, regarding my makeup… Continue reading Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!
I have lots of ongoing goals always! Blog more (I’m working on this now!!), read more, take those courses I’m eyeing, keep my closet tidy, get my bookkeeping paperwork in better order, create, test and post more new recipes, post more makeup before and after photos, spend more time with friends, my husband, my pets, my family,… Continue reading 2013 Fitness Goals
So as I mentioned here I’m pretty picky when it comes to products. In the case of health supplements I look for high quality, sustainable ingredients, no artificial sweeteners, gluten and filler free as well as innovative formulas supported by clinical research plus it has to taste good. I want good stuff in my body… Continue reading New Genuine Health Sponsored Athlete!
As I begin my own preparations for this year’s competition season my thoughts turn to ‘my look’. Putting together an overall great look is a combination of details and besides bringing a rockin’ body to the stage we need to remember our face! Make up for the stage is so important . Just as a… Continue reading Fitness Model & Bikini Model Stage Make up