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Entering a Figure Competition Over 40

Here’s How to Enter a Figure Competition Over 40 and Win

Figure Competition Over 40

Entering a figure competition over 40 can be a scary.  But, there’s nothing to be afraid of.  If you are over 40 and have a goal of competing you have some challenges ahead of you.  Even so, you can achieve your contest goal with the right information and a plan of action. In fact, with the right contest prep diet and training system you can have your BEST body ever.

I will break down the essentials you need to lose fat, gain muscle, and prep for a figure competition, even if you are over 40!

Deprogram Bad Information

First, you need to deprogram your mind of all the lies, myths, and misinformation that’s been crammed down your throat. There’s a nasty rumor going around that once you hit 40 you are washed-up. That’s absolute garbage. As a woman ages her body goes through physical and mental changes, but they can be managed quite easily.

Maintain a clean and natural diet and exercise regularly with cardio and weight training.  Doing so will allow you to keep your metabolism running at high-speed.  A fired-up metabolism will allow you to keep your lean muscle and maintain your energy levels and motivation.

Losing Body Fat Over 40

Often times, women in their 40’s have developed some extra fat in the midsection and thighs. It may seem impossible to get it body fat off these areas, but if you implement the right forms of cardio, you could melt those fat stores off in no time.

The trick to losing body fat when you are over 40 is not working hard on cardio, but making cardio work for YOU! One way to keep cardio effective for burning fat is to use progressive cardio. Begin your cardio in a format that’s challenging, yet not in excess.

For example, start with doing moderate cardio for 20 minutes, 4 days a week for a week. The next week amp that up to doing cardio 25 minutes 5 days a week and add a form of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to one of your cardio sessions. The following week amp it up again with 30 minutes of cardio 5 days a week with 2 HIIT sessions. Keep your cardio progressing and it won’t fall into a rut and you will keep your metabolism up and burn fat.

Feed Your Muscles

Don’t just eat meals, feed your muscles. Visualize your body transforming every time you eat a meal. Your muscle-building, fat-burning meals should include a complete protein combined with either a complex carb or a non-starchy veggie. Keep your balanced meals on a 3-4 hour rotation to ensure your muscles continually receive a supply of protein for muscle growth.

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If you follow these 3 simple tactics, I guaranteed you will have a figure competitor body, even if you are over 40.  The truth is, there’s a lot of information out there and it can confuse you. If you are over 40 and want to enter a figure competition you really need to grab my FREE Contest Prep Crash Course.  This will get you through the steps to get going.  See below…


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Karen Sessions NSCA-CPT

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My name is Karen Sessions and I am a life-time natural female bodybuilder, multi-certified fitness instructor, author, specialist in performance nutrition, and a success coach. I've been in the fitness industry since 1988! I teach people Just Like You how to transform their bodies, get in shape, build muscle, lose fat and compete in Bodybuilding, Physique, and Figure Competitions. When you have the CORRECT information you can have total confidence and turn your dreams into reality... and I can help transform YOUR body. I have helped THOUSANDS of clients reach their goals and I can help you, too. Be sure to grab my free gift above so you can start moving toward your goal.

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