Amateur Fitness Competitor of the Week: Katie Bergstrom

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  • Name: Katie Bergstrom
  • E-mail: katie_loumis@yahoo.com
  • Age: 25
  • Where: Utah
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 115 Contest, 125-130 Off Seaso
  • Years Bodybuilding :1
  • Favorite Bodypart: Back
  • Favorite Exercise: Back
  • Favorite Supplements: BSN Syntha-6, Xtend, Mitotropin

How Did You Get Started?

I have always been athletic and active, but when I was in high school I took a weight lifting class that really got me started. After high school when I went to college I took many more health/fitness classes as my elective classes and fell in love with it all. A few years ago I had a friend tell me that I should do a figure competition, and I thought to myself, "No way. I could never look like that or get that lean." I toyed with the idea for a year or two and saw a few different competitors preparing for their shows, when I saw how in shape and lean they were I knew I wanted to do it.

So I prepared for my first NPC figure show in October of 08, I didn't place but definitely got my feet wet and learned a lot. I didn't even take any time off and started preparing for the next NPC show in March of 09. The show as on March 28, 2009, I took third in the figure short class out of 12 girls. I was on cloud 9! The feeling I got from the show definitely makes me want to work harder and win 1st!

Katie Bergstrom.
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Katie Bergstrom.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

TERMS YOU'LL NEED TO KNOW
Failure - That point in an exercise at which you have so fully fatigued your working muscles that they can no longer complete an additional rep.
Trisets - Three exercises are performed consecutively without any rest.


Monday-Quads/Abs



Tuesday-Back/Rear Delts



Wednesday-Circuit


    I perform this circuit 3 times.


Thursday-Chest/Shoulders



Friday-Hams/Calves



Saturday-Arms



Sunday-Off Or Bleacher Running


Katie Bergstrom.
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Katie Bergstrom.

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?


Meal 1



Meal 2



Meal 3



Pre Workout



Post Workout



Meal 6


1.5-2 gallons of water a day and lots of green tea.

Katie Bergstrom.
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Katie Bergstrom.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love the way it makes me feel mentally, physically and emotionally. I love working towards a goal and having self discipline and motivation.

What Motivates You To Follow A Healthy Lifestyle?

My trophy, I look at it every day before I eat or go to the gym. I also subscribe to most of the fitness magazines. I have them lying around my house and looking at the covers of the magazines is a good enough motivation for me.

What Made You Want To Achieve Your Goals?

Wanting to have the body I have always dreamed about. Nothing feels better to have self confidence and look and feel healthy.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

Wow where to start...I want to continue competing and one day win an overall trophy and hopefully get my pro card. I am also going to start working towards getting my personal training certification so I can teach and help other people achieve their goals and get the results they want. My ultimate dream would be to one day start fitness modeling and appear in a magazine.

Katie Bergstrom.
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Katie Bergstrom.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

You can't expect to have a competitor's body without time. Everything takes time, patience and consistency! Never give up! If you want to look good it is truly a lifestyle change.

"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results." Always keep working at your goals and never let them slip away, and don't let anything get in your way. If it is something you truly want, you will get it.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Ava Cowan, Felicia Romero, Gina Aliotti, Jennifer Nichole Lee.

What Features Do You Use On Bodybuilding.com?

The website is endless!! I love reading the forums for advice, tips and recipes. On the supersite there is on article on practically anything you can think of. I am always browsing through the articles to get educated. And we can't forget the store; I love reading up on new supplements and buying products, knowing they will be on my door step the next day.

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