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For the Love of the Sport featuring Karah Jones

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Today I speak with Karah Jones, owner of Angel Competition Bikinis, the leading source of competition suits in the world. Their goal is to make women feel confident on stage. Sarah shares her story of how she got started in bodybuilding in 2013, when the bikini division was still new. We hear why Karah decided to start Angel Competition bikini and how it’s grown from an Etsy shop to where it is today! Kara explains why the take the extra effort to be so interactive with their customers and how ACB takes customer service to the next level.  

Karah is an incredible entrepreneur and shares so many valuable insights. You don’t want to miss this interview!

We talk about:

-the beginnings of Angel Competition Bikinis

-feeling confident on show day

-the importance of customer service

-online free suit consultations

-growth for the future of the company

-living the bigger life!

TIME STAMPS

1:00 getting started in bodybuilding. 

2:19 getting the idea to start Angel Competition Bikinis

4:45 the customer’s journey

7:21 the ordering process

11:25 Karah’s competitiveness 

13:19 competing plans in the future

15:25 advice for new competitors

CONNECT WITH WHITNEY

IG: https://www.instagram.com/whitneywiserfit/

BUSINESS IG: https://www.instagram.com/nashvillefitshow/

CONNECT WITH KARAH

IG: https://www.instagram.com/karahtheyogi/

ACB Website: https://angelcompetitionbikinis.com

ACB IG: https://www.instagram.com/angelcompetitionbikinis/ 

Interview with Marie Ann “Mo” Newman, IFBB Figure Pro, IFBB/NPC Judge, NPC Carolinas Vice Chairperson

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In my interview with Marie Ann “Mo” Newman, IFBB Figure Pro, IFBB/NPC Judge, NPC Carolinas Vice Chairperson, we cover topics so many competitors are asking about! There is so much value in this conversation!

Topics we cover in this episode:
-Your Overall Stage Look
-Keep it Simple, Don’t Overcomplicate it
-What You Have to Have
-Makeup: No Muddy Faces
-Competition Suits Talk! How It Should Fit & How You Should Wear it
-Stage Presentation Posing: What Actually Matters
-Mo’s Top Piece of Advice for Competitors

Guest Interview with Shawn Hektor-Lewis IFBB Bikini Pro, Miss Atlantic Coast, Owner of Shawn’s Couture Cuties, Overall Stage Look Specialist

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Interview with Shawn Hektor-Lewis IFBB Bikini Pro, Miss Atlantic Coast, Owner of Shawn’s Couture Cuties, Overall Stage Look Specialist and so much more!

In this episode we talk about:

-How Shawn & I met… back in the early days of competing
-The Process of Designing Your Suit
-Shawn’s Process as a Suit Designer
-Suits Colors: What’s Safe & What’s Not
-Shawn’s Experience in the Sport & How it plays into how she helps competitors now
-Stage Make-Up Do’s & Don’ts
-What To Look for in a Makeup Artist
-Dealing with the Mask Situation
-Stage Hair Styles
-Do Blondes or Brunettes Win More?
-Shawn’s #1 Piece of Advice to New Competitors

Shawn hosts one main event every January called Cuties Conquering the Stage, multiple posing workshops, and is on IG LIVE EVERY week night offering tons of valuable information!

Where you can find her:
On instagram at @shawnscouture
Or on her website at suitsandposing.com

Guest Interview with Shawn Hektor-Lewis, IFBB Bikini Pro, Miss Atlantic Coast, Owner of Shawn’s Couture Cuties, Overall Stage Look Specialist… ROUND 2!

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In part 2 of my interview with Shawn, we focus on social media and the comparison that can happen. It can be so tempting to look at other competitors and compare yourself to them, but it can also be harmful to your progress. Shawn reminds us that it’s easy to look good by yourself in a photo, but what matters is how you look compared to others on stage.

We talk about:
-Social Media & the Stage: How is it impacting your placings & mental state?
-The use of Photoshop and filters
-The importance of stage presence
-Enjoying your time on stage
-Getting judges’ feedback
-Having the right people to support you
-Connecting on Social Media

Shawn hosts one main event every January called Cuties Conquering the Stage, multiple posing workshops, and is on IG LIVE EVERY week night offering tons of valuable information!

Where you can find her:
On instagram at @shawnscouture
On her website at suitsandposing.com