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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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Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. ~ Tom Robbins All mankind is divided into three classes: t ... Read on »
Muscle Soreness and Massage by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have been sore, for weeks now. It’s odd, I go through periods of not being sore for a long time, then all of a sudden I feel like I am hit by a Mack ... Read on »
Kettlebell Snatch by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Kettlebells,  I love them but I hadn’t used them in months.   Several years ago I used to train with kettlebells on a regular basis, with SC. I ev ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."  ~Pearl S. Buck  "The ... Read on »
Modern Dance by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you always been athletic? I am asked all the time. I guess it's rather odd to find someone my age as fit and devoted as I am to something that is not "gent ... Read on »
Cardio by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think it's a four letter word to be honest! How much cardio should a person do? There is no set answer nor is there a right one. It all depends. It depends o ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I write this on Sunday evening, just before I go to bed, I am reflecting on my own need for motivation.  I find it interesting and puzzling that so many peopl ... Read on »
Active Myofascial Therapy by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We went into a therapy room, similar to but larger than a massage room. He wanted to see me lunge, stand, walk, squat. He asked if I have ever hea ... Read on »
Rumble Roller by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My newest BFF, my Rumble Roller . This thing is not for the faint of heart, it's not for wimps or sissies, it's for hard core lifters who get tight and can take the ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer." - Author Unknown "Don’t let the fear of the time it will tak ... Read on »
Almased by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you seen these magazine ads? They may be on TV, but I don't watch TV so I wouldn't know. Oh, I take that back. I do see the TV when I am rolling on my ru ... Read on »
Stretch To Win by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Stretching We all know we should do it, and we all know it feels good when we do. But how often do you stretch? And do you really know if you are ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist “Man often becomes what h ... Read on »
FitNutz Powdered Peanut Butter by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living    Peanut Butter, another one of my “vices”.  I suppose if I am going to have any this isn’t really too bad though. I have tried giving it up, I have t ... Read on »
Candy by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living No respect! I was off work on Friday, and on Monday I came in to find this! 2 Tootsie Rolls! When i arrived at work ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Between you and every goal that you wish to achieve, there is a series of obstacles, and the bigger the goal, the bigger the obstacles. Your decision ... Read on »
October, Month of Candy by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living October, month of candy. I love chocolate and caramel. LOVE IT! I bet a lot of you don’t know that, huh? I just happen to be a stubborn cuss and I ... Read on »
Do You Compete? (Real Feats of Strength profile) by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Do you compete?”  I remember the first time I heard the question and really had no idea what it meant.  Here is the definition from Merriam-Webster com ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living All glory comes from daring to begin. - Eugene F. Ware Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the ... Read on »
Size, Perceptions and Self Acceptance by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My son came home from college this past weekend, the first time we have seen him in 5 weeks. It was great to see him but also hectic, we had a lot to fit in, he ... Read on »