Born: 17 february 1974
Marital status: single
Coach: I coach myself
Club: Physique Warehouse, London
Height: cm 164
Off-season weight: between kg 60 and 63
Competition weight: between kg 58 and 60
1997 Miss Titan physique 1st place and award for best abdominals
1997 EFBB qualifier ladies under 57kg 2nd place
1997 EFBB British final ladies under 57kg 3rd place
1999 Open body championship
All Counties Gravesend Best female presentation award
2000 Stars of Tomorrow EFBB ladies physique 1st place
2002 Tropicana Miss Fitness World - Finalist
between 2003 and 2011 entered various off road races
and cycle races, duatholon and half marathons
2012 UKBFF Kent Classic - Women BB 1st Place
2012 UKBFF British Finals - Women BB 4th Palce
Why did you started with bodybuilding ?
As I have been a track&Field athlete since the age of 14
and always trained in powerlifters gyms,
when I stopped running I was advised to try to enter a BB competition,
I was hooked!
Other sports before bodybuilding?
Yes, athletics, duatholons, rock climbing
Favorite food for weight reduction:
Favorite food after competition:
Favorite aerobic activity:
cycling on my mountain bike, indoor climbing
Favorite nutrition supplements:
leucine and glutamine
If you could only do one exercise, which on would you choose?
legs and shoulders
Muscles that you like exercising:
How many calories do you take daily?
off season 3000, pre contest I reduce gradually
If you won 1 million $$$, what would you buy?
my own holistic gym
What would you change in sport if you could?
What do you like doing in your spare time?
outdoor walking and mountain trekking
Who is your favorite woman bodybuilder?
Monica Brand and Rachel McLeash
What is your sport goal?
to inspire others to be healthy and to show that strength and beauty can coexist
Please describe a typical day in your life?
up at 7, breakfast then a little meditation,
then work (am a weight management consultant and lifestyle change coach),
lunch and snacks whenever works allows then home around 5, protein shake,
get ready and gym. Back home around 8.30, dinner,
checking emails, watching TV, winding down then bed around 10.30/11.00.
Please tell me something about your daily training routine?
I train differently off season and on season,
but generally I do a split back and triceps, chest and biceps,
shoulder and calves and quads and hams/glutes.
I also do 2 Tabata sessions a week and weather permitting
I cycle along the river or in the woods.
I also climb at an indoor centre or do short uphill sprints
with a sandbag on my shoulders in a park.
How often do you train in a week ? I don't believe in overtraining,
if nutrition is sound there isn't such a risk.
I train 7 days a week obviously not all of them at the same intensity.
What are the main differences when you train for a competition and in off season?
Off season I can be a little more relaxed
and skip workouts if I have work or social engagement,
pre contest I am very strict and never skip a workout unless I am ill
What are your future plans for 2013/2014?
Hopefully winning my British Title and trying for an International show, but who knows,
the future is very much written in the clouds ;-)
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