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For the Love of the Sport featuring Bernadette Galvan

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Today I speak with IFBB Figure Pro Bernadette Galvan. She is the Vice Chair for NPC Texas and a promoter Galvanized Texas. After she graduated from nursing school, she started working in a fitness center which lead to her introduction to bodybuilding. She earned her Pro card in 2005 and competed at the Olympia in 2007 and 2008. Bernadette talks about how she has changed her mindset through competing and how that has carried over to the rest of her life.

Bernadette gives her advice as a judge for competitors when making their individual routines. She shares common mistakes she sees and what competitors need to focus on. You don’t want to miss this interview!

We talk about:

-volunteering at bodybuilding shows

-early days of Figure

-importance of presentation

-advice for amateurs in the individual routines

-hiding your flaws and showing your strong points

-taking advantage of opportunities

-bring a gym owner and having a clothing line 

-believing  in yourself

TIME STAMPS

1:00 introduction

1:38 getting started in bodybuilding

7:15 early days of Figure

8:40 importance of presentation

12:48 individual routines from a judge’s perspective

19:08 life as a business owner

23:15 feeling ready to compete

 

CONNECT WITH WHITNEY

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

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

CONNECT WITH BERNADETTE

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

bGalvanized: https://www.bgalvanized.com 

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For the Love of the Sport featuring Mo Newman

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Today I speak with MarieAnne Newman, Vice chairperson on NPC Carolinas, IFBB Figure Pro, and IFBB/NPC judge. Mo talks about the trends she is currently seeing in the spot, both positive and negative, and what she’d like to see in the future. She talks about the importance of not tying your identity to your places but still staying competitive. 

Being involved with the sport since 1993, Mo has so much wisdom and insight to share. You don’t want to miss this interview! Check out my previous two interviews with Mo to hear all about her story!  

We talk about:

-the importance of “MindPrep”

-current trends and what should change

-appreciating the journey 

-what is normal in prep

-celebrating the wins

 

TIME STAMPS

1:00 introduction

2:30 the importance of the journey

9:20 dealing with anxiety

15:30 growth of the sport

19:03 advice for competitors 

CONNECT WITH WHITNEY

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

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

CONNECT WITH MO

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

For the Love of the Sport: Bonus Episode with Mo Newman

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Join me in this bonus episode where Mo and I talk about the “Post-Show Blues” and how to regroup and find balance when your show is over and you don’t have another one on the calendar. We talk about avoiding the term “off season” and why “improvement season” can be better for maintaining balance. Mo is a master with the power of words. You don’t want to miss her insight!

Topics we cover:

-Training Your Brain to Build Your Body
-Tips to Conditioning Your Mind
-How to Cope with Post-Show Blues
-Improvement Season & Making it the most of it

Tune in to Mo’s NEW YouTube Series “Mo Newman’s Mind Prep” on her channel Mo’s World!