Journey to the stage : 14 weeks out!

Hey guys,  I feel so guilty for leaving this spot for so long! Sorry I’ve been MIA. simply just thought that I didn’t have anything to report on!

Although FINALLY ! HERE I AM! I’ve finally started my 14 week competition prep for November 15th. I’m extremely excited to start this and see what my results are by the end of it !

MACROS: ( I have Lainey Bopster as my coach this prep round)

At the moment, I’m on 155 Carbs, 130 Protein and 35 Fats.

Which isn’t overly too bad to handle with. The only thing is the low Fats.

Although, you should know I take prepping to a next level. I could sit on my phone sorting out the next days meal for hours and hours. Deciding, then redeciding and recalculating. Yes, I’m an overthinker. I like to organise myself well in advance. There is no ‘go with the flow’ with me. Which annoys the hell out of my boyfriend.

With this in mind. I have decided to perfectly design my meal plan for one day and simple have the same thing for the rest of the week! Making my life much more simpler, and stress free!  Trust me, my head would explode if I had to calculate everyday and so would my boyfriends. I’m just simply helping us both!

MEALS:

Although,  if you really want to see what I had. Check the video out below!!

LING XX

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Day 19 : Bodypower Shred

So I’m getting closer and closer towards Bodypower.. and I am Extremely excited!

I’m starting to look leaner to! And whats even more exciting is that its Refeed tomorrow.

For Refeed, I’m gonna be trying to make some yummy deserts, since I’ll have to Carbs for it!

I’ll keep you updated on the Foods i make, and share with you guys if they’re a success!

Check out my Shoulder workout in my newest Vlog!

LING X

Day 6&7 : bodypower shred

Day 6 weight: 114Ibs

Day 7 weight: 112Ibs

Day 6&7 :

Hello World!

So I decided that I would combine day 6& 7 together because I was literally too busy to even be on my Phone.

Seems like refeed on Monday wasn’t too much of a failure as I had expected. Weight still went down which is always good!  so lets hope it keeps going that way!

Instead of those stupid Gifs that I made, which was actually a very lazy way of it for me to do it, I’ve put both days workouts on a youtube video. Check it out, I hope I don’t disappoint!

Its back and shoulder days. I just had to do back day again. The previous days’ back workout was a shamble. no harm in another right!?

(Also video says 5& 6 … I made an error.. oops)

Food:

I’m sorry but I’m really lacking in the food Photos.

But basically had to keep my fats, and protein extremely low as weather was amazing, IT’s BBQ WEATHER! Left nearly all my macros for Dinner.

Hopefullly I’ll get more footage of foods tomorrow!

Ling x

Shoulders boulders!

Shoulder day ! plus a little biceps

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Alternating  dumbell lateral raises  3×10  (4kg each side)

I love these! It’s like supersetting the front and side raises. Really challenges your muscles.

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Dumbell shoulder press 3×12  (6kg each side)

Usually, I would do these sitting down. Although, I find standing gives me a better posture! Core tight  and back straight

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Alternating front and rear Delt barbell presses  3×10 (10kg)

These hurt crazy! Working both front and rear Delts really encouraging those shoulder muscles as much as possible. 

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Bicep dumbell curls  3×12 (4 kg)

Even though I hate these, still gotta do them! 

I really should do more bicep workouts but I feel that i like how they look at the moment. My arm muscles have definitely developed earlier than the rest of the body

These are some of the workouts that I got done!

More shoulder exercises to come!

NEW weigh in and butt day, unbalanced stomach ?

New weigh in today of 112 IBS, last week with 114 IBS

Just a little tip for everyone out there in which I got from experience last night. If you are on any diet, never EVER let yourself starve to the point your sleeping on it. Like myself, I have a week stomach, so I usually have to eat quite late into the night so I don’t go to sleep on an empty stomach, as I do tend to get stomach cramps because of my weak stomach lining. Well this exactly happened, I filled my macros by 8pm, usually I would have an apple or a shake before bed, but I forgot this time. This overall gave me an unbalanced stomach the next day, I couldn’t stomach anything.  Basically my advice to you for this is that no matter what kinda of diet your on… EAT! even if it’s an apple, it’ll help a lot, if you’re anything like me.

SO . 112IBS

Very happy about this new weigh in, progress pictures will come soon.

It was sunday today so kept the workout simple.

GLUTES

4 sets of 10 with everything until failure, then finishing off with a plyo cardio.

I worked Plie lunges on the smith machine along with box squats, heaviest weight was 15kg on each side.

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These are another few exercises that I like to do, to build those glutes.

This is the reverse Hack squat. it was my first time doing these and I really feel my legs works especially in the glute area

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This is the Hip abductor. it really works your hips which are connected to the glutes for that fuller look shape

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Hip Thrusts on a leg extension machine. You can easily do these with weights on a matt.

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On an assisted pull up machine.

This really works the glutes and quads, I always feel the difference the next day after working this.

Abs, Abs, Abs every (other) day

Abs and Arms done today !

I’m going to be very honest but half of the exercises I do, I don’t even know the names for them! So what i’ll do is give the small video clips of them.

2015-03-13_19-22-16_754Ab crunches with weights.

3 sets of 20

love these! They make crunches easier! I always feel like I’m doing my crunches wrong but using the weight to make me slide up sets me to do the exercise with ease and no strain on my neck.

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Ab twists

3 sets till failure

These work the side obliques. raise the legs 45 degrees up, and move the weight side to side. Make sure to face the front and don’t move the body with your arms!

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Leg raises

3 sets till failure

Usually normal leg raises help the lower abdominal muscles but lifting them, increasing the range of movement increases the workout, working into the upper abdominal.

ABs then ARMs

I’ll update on arms next week as I did them vaguely today.

Stairmaster (cardio HIIT)

5 minute warm up

45 seconds level 20, 95 seconds level 2  (13 sets)

Just worked 3 exercises on abs today as I wanted a quick session.

Ling

Ab wheel?

2015-03-08_20-48-24_247“You may not see the little changes to your body  day by day but its the new things that you achieve that is rewarding.”

Worked with this little wonder today, even though it was my rest day, thought I’d do a little of abs. I used to always faceplant at the end but being able to do at least 3 sets of 10 makes me extremely happy. Plus you can really feel the pain the next day !

Anyone else experienced this wheel?

Love Ling