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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 “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is  more common than unsuccessful people with tale ... Read on »
Living, Lifting, and Loving by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes life reaches out and slaps you, and I don't mean a nice fun slap on the rear end, I mean a cold, hard, stinging slap across the cheek that leaves a red ma ... Read on »
Miracle Rice by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It was looking a little dry so I added some water, or you could add broth. I think I put in about a 1/4 cup. I wanted ... Read on »
Sometimes It's OK to Skip Training by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I didn't go to the gym on Wednesday, it's a vary rare occasion for me to skip training. I have to have a reason, a real good reason. Something like "oh, I ... Read on »
Posing and Physique Changes by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I realize these pictures are slightly blurry, I had a very hard time flexing, posing and pointing my phone in the right direction! But I want to show how my physiqu ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear." `William Jennings Bryan "Nothing builds self-esteem and self-co ... Read on »
Musings, Music and Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just what were some of those songs that got me through the 66 weighted chin ups? Here is 300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpo ... Read on »
Brad's Kale Chips by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living And next time you see me, let me know if I have kale stuck in my teeth will you? I hate it when no one tells me, it's like ... Read on »
Back Day and Mind Games by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Saturday I walked down the stairs from the locker room at Gold's, my dip belt in my hand, heading straight for one particular power rack. I see Steve and his tra ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Motivation Dedication Inspiration The pursuit of life I love to watch athletes, real athletes. There is something about that inner drive that I don' ... Read on »
Hardbody by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I visit an online site called Hardbody - anyone who is into Figure or Physique competitions most likely does too, or just guys and gals who like to look at. ... Read on »
Women's Physique Music by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Monday morning, labor Day and I have the day off. I went to bed early and woke up early, Roy was taking the day off so I would train on my own in t ... Read on »
Standing Work Station by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yup! I stand at work now! because of all the issues I have had with my hip flexors, my doctor wanted me to get a standing work station, so that's what I ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Don't start living tomorrow, tomorrow never arrives. Start working on your dreams and ambitions today." `Anonymous "The future b ... Read on »
Acknowledging Injuries by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Injuries, frustration, disappointment, acknowledgement, commitment , change, excitement, growth, renewal. A circle ... Read on »
Women's Physique or Bodybuilding by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Many people don't see the difference: "All y'all have way too many muscles!" I have heard. Well, there is a huge difference between Bodybuilders and Women's Phys ... Read on »
Empty Nest by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I left my son, Cooper at Chico State University  on Tuesday, August 21, it is 210 miles away. I am a tough cookie, a hard-ass, weight lifting, big food eating, ... Read on »
Motivation by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose you have lost." - George Schultz "A winner is someone who ... Read on »
Being Comfortable as You by Kristy W. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm all about feeling good about myself, it's important. It's really the only way to succeed. It's important to love yourself, respect yourself and give yourself ... Read on »