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Kristy W.

San Jose, California
I am a wife and mother who holds a full time job at a local state University. I started competing in Figure in 2009. The title "Ready in 5 weeks" comes from one of my previous trainers who was always amazed at the fact that I can start a strict diet and lose the amount of bodyfat I... Full Bio
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Confessions of a Recovering Clean Eater by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, I used to be a “clean eater” and am proud to say I no longer am. I used to smoke too, and when I realized I was slowly killing myself, I stopped. The cl ... Read on »
Interview with Strength Addicts by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "If you get on this train in the beginning you have to stay till the end." It's a saying that has stuck in my head for a long time. It's sort of my outlook on l ... Read on »
Flexible Dieting After 3 Months by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my last few posts I believe I discussed how hard it was to "believe", to "let go" and to "trust" this process, for so many years ... Read on »
My Relationship with Food and Training by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My life seems to now revolve solely around weight training and eating, seriously. I go to work and then all my time after (and before) is devoted to calculating my ... Read on »
Eating and Training to Add Muscle by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have absolutely no desire to look like a bodybuilder, yet many people think I do, they are just "uneducated" in the sport and think that all women with muscles ar ... Read on »
DXA Scan for BodyComposition by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here I am, all 126.5 pounds of me, soaking wet. Literally! I just got out of the shower, hair is still wet, and even when I am in the bathroom getti ... Read on »
A New Diet with Dr. Layne Norton by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a while since I wrote, no I didn’t fall apart after the death of my father, and on the contrary, I am doing really well.  We had been pr ... Read on »
Life, Lifting and Loss of My Father by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The photo above is my mother, Earleene on the left, My father, Frank in the center and my mother's younger sister (my aunt), Joyce, on the right when they were very ... Read on »
Posing Routine by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mine was more dancing than posing, I think my physique showcased just fine!  Below is a video that Sakura's mother took, my e ... Read on »
FrogFuel Giveaway by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living **Readers will need to navigate directly to the blog to view all the video's in this post. Click on the Ready In 5 Weeks link at the top of the page** On occasi ... Read on »
Accomplishments and Believing in Yourself by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am still basking in my accomplishments, I am proud of myself. When the division of Women's Physique was first introduced, I immediately wa ... Read on »
My First Women's Physique Competition by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Unlike Figure and Bikini, where they compare and also judge individually, they only line us up together, to compare us all, we never po ... Read on »
Competition Time by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My competition day is here! I am happy to be at the end, while I love the preparation and anticipation, it is a lot of work, stress, and time. Like any goal ... Read on »
Feeling Confident by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have always marveled at how a woman's confidence level increases the more she lifts weights.  And I do mean weights not cardio. You will see a dramatic differenc ... Read on »
Supporting Fellow Competitors by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have noticed that things can get ugly in the world of competitions. I am not quite sure why I never felt this way before, but I am seeing a lot mo ... Read on »
Training Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~ Maria Robinson The future has many names: ... Read on »
Training Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are." ~ Jean Anouilh "Great minds have purposes; others have wishe ... Read on »
A Woman Belongs In The Weight Room by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living People ask "how can you do that?" or "How do you find the time?" and my thought is how can I not? I believe we all find the ... Read on »
Training Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own conse ... Read on »