Issue #28


by Juan Carlos Lopez

2007 Emerald Cup Photos and Results

2007 Emerald Cup Review

20 Questions with Cover Model and IFBB Figure Pro Corry Matthews

Video Interview with IFBB Figure Pro and Cover Model Corry Matthews

DVD Review Annie Clark from Australia

Matthews, Erica Hamilton, Darla Benfield, Shawna Walker and Sherry Smith

Video Interview with NPC Figure Lila

Ask Misty
by Misty Green

Video Interview with NPC Figure Elsie Huxtable

Tip of the Month
by Rebecca Slatt

Video Interview with NPC Figure Ilona Maj


Ask Misty by Misty Green

Misty Green

This months column might sound a bit redundant but I hope ya’ll don’t mind.  It seems we have quite a few new readers here at Hardfitness.  There have been questions upon questions relating to all the in’s and out’s of competing. For those of you whom I have not been able to respond to, I do apologize and hopefully the following articles I list below will answer all of your questions.

-For competition suit help check out:
Issue # 10 “Search for the Perfect Suit”, by Jane Awad
Issue # 11 “Helpful Hints for Choosing a Contest Suit”, by Merry Christine
Issue # 20   Ask Misty Column, “Suit Help”
Issue # 20 “Which Suit”, by Linda Cusmano
Issue # 26  “Competitor Tip of the Month, Suit Selection”, by Rebecca Slatt

-For Posing check out:
Issue # 21  Ask Misty Column, “Posing”

-For Tanning check out:
Issue # 23  Ask Misty Column, “Tanning”

-For Make Up check out:
Issue # 22 “Colors of Figure Make-up Tips”, by Linda Cusmano
Issue # 25  Ask Misty Column, “Make-up”

-For Ideas on Costs Associated w/competing check out:
Issue # 27 “Cost of Competition”, by Rebecca Slatt

-For an idea of planning, prep and how to juggle it all check out:
Issue # 14 “The Importance of Planning & Preparing Your Meals”, by Traci   Redding
Issue # 16 “Balancing Training and a Fulltime Job”, by Traci Redding

-Contest Day Planning check out:
Issue # 1 “Things to Pack for Contest Day”, by Amy Peters

-Motivation check out:
Issue # 17 “A Winning Attitude”, by Misty Green

I know this is a repeat for a lot of you.  But for those of you who are new here at Hardfitness I wanted to let you know that you can click on the E-Magazine link to view these prior issues. I hope this helps! Stay positive and enjoy what you are doing!

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About the Author...

Being a competitive track star, Misty decided to compete and is very close to obtaining her pro card. She impressed many at the 2005 Emerald Cup and Jr. Nationals in Chicago. Next year she will be looking to get her pro card. Misty's track background and strong plyometric techniques have made her legs stand out from all other competitors. The article here is a classic HardFitness read so enjoy and learn.

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