Elite Fitness & Figure Newsletter by Greg Hasberry
May 24th, 2011
Been a busy season already…lets recap
Kyra rocked the Bikini Tall stage in a white tiger
suit. Robin placed 4th in Figure C Class and Jocelyn
took home 3rd in Bikini Medium, both wearing a
beautiful suit from Bambi Boutique
Congratulations to Sussie Chitwood of Huntsville
Alabama.... Sussie a rookie competitor and new addition to Team
Elite has started of an impressive competitive resume with a class
victory in March and two second place showings at the always
tough Steel world NPC in Mobile Alabama... Good luck to her at the
NPC Southeastern Golds classic in Mobile Alabama...
New and Upcoming…
Welcome Yubia Naymie to the Elite team... This Douglasville Georgia resident will vie for her SNBF pro card this weekend in Montgomery Alabama...
Sarah Hoots of Albany Georgia (Samford University- Birmingham , Alabama) and Kim Blakenship (Double Springs, Alabama) - Will both tackle the always tough stepping stone NPC qualifier - Southern Classic - in Jackson Mississippi next week... For those of you figuring out the NPC rode to the top ...the Sothern classic has a wide reputation for putting out some the United States best NPC competitors!!!! Wish them all a great deal of luck...
Making the most of it…
After 3 years of competing I have discovered that its not the trophy you take home that you value the most. The relationships you make with fellow competitiors are based on goals and activities you just can’t share with the average woman. It can be hard to network backstage but do your best to take advantage of it.
Find the stage show photographer while you are on stage (you will always have pictures of this event so make them awesome) and remember those that came to support you. This last show was the first time I didn’t rush on stage and its because I didn’t do this show for the judges or even myself, I did it for the people yelling for me in the crowd. I looked for them, smiled when I saw them, and gave them a show. Have fun up there and forget about those judges.
Schedule a post show photoshoot no matter how tired you are and enjoy the expo or vendors attending. This is where networking and advancement happens.
Chocolate Egg-White Muffins
In a blender, mix the following Ingredients:
• 12 egg whites
• 1 ¼ cup uncooked quick cooking oatmeal (Quaker - Cooks in 1 minute)
• 9 tbs. No Sugar red raspberry jam
• Dash vanilla extract
• 2-4 tbs. HERSHEYS unsweetened Cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin tins with cooking spray Pour mixture in tins. Top
each muffin with four craisins (dried cranberries). Bake at 350=2 0for 20 minutes.
Tips and Tricks
Diet trick: Eat smart. Think about what you are putting into your body and what it will do for you. Is that extra scoop of pb worth giving up your pro card for? What about those breadsticks?
Workout tip: My next idea is to join Punch for 1 month 2 weeks prior to a show. I get a runners high the week after my show but I crash the 2nd week…I took a boxing class and it was awesome. If you make a monetary and social obligation, you are less likely to fall off the wagon.
If you have any suggestions, competitor tips, or exciting news email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 850.797.0600