I’ve been super shy about sharing this goal with people. At this stage, It’s really only my coach and my bestie Taash that knows what my end goal is. I have been training almost daily and the common response well I say “Today was leg day” Is “Why? You’re not training for a comp?” said with this look. Well, I’m doing it. I am going to compete in an IFBB Bikini Contest.
What is an IFBB Bikini Contest?
Interesting question and google couldn’t help me answer it either. 😂 Basically, It is a type of women’s bodybuilding where you a measured on your aesthetics. From my understanding, It’s not as intense as figure and more about a booty.
Why Do I Want to compete?
Originally I wanted to be strong. After a breakup, I felt weak. I hit the gym in order to feel strong, for me and it worked . Well right now I feel very strong and it’s only getting better.
Goals Goals Goals. My boxing match taught me that I really respond well to an end goal. Knowing I was five weeks out from a boxing match made me kick ass it’s the same with this. In March I wish to take the stage in a tiny bikini and I want to bring my best. I think that doing an IFBB Bikini Contest will also be the biggest challenge of my life I not only have to prep for a year I also have to master my nutrition, my muscles, and my mind combine that and everything else I have going on. It’s a task.
I like the idea of competing. It sounds silly but I am really excited about getting my show heels and so forth. I used to compete in Equestrian when I was younger and the thrill of being on a stage and the prep and getting all dressed up. I miss it! It must be the Leo in me.
The one thing about this journey I am enjoying the most and another good reason for me to do it. Is how much I am learning. Not only about exercise but also about me! Every session is a challenge. To get that mind-muscle connection, to push past the pain, to get the technique correct down to the importance of protein. There is so much to learn it is a whole new world.
Why am I sharing this?
Well, I have been following lots of Bikini girls and I never see a starting point, I never see them when they look like me and it’s disappointing me. Sometimes I worry I will never make the stage so I wanted to record my own starting point, something to look back on and hopefully something to encourage others.