2013 Hardbody Road To The Arnold
Hardbody News has the inside scoop as the ladies prepare for the 2013 Arnold. Get a look into the competitors' prep for the big show here!
Competing at the Arnold is a huge privilege to the athletes that are invited. It also requires prepping through some of the holiday season for many of them, which can be hard to say the least. Get some insight into the daily struggles, the workouts, and some words of wisdom collected by Hardbody News from several of the female competitors below!
Hardbody Road To The Arnold ///
Check out what goes on behind the curtain while waiting to go on stage or when exiting after the competition.
Ryall talks about what it's like being in just hours away from the show and reflects on her journey to get here.
Bethany is one week away from the Fitness Int'l. She shares how she's mixed up her training and what she's doing in the final days of prep.
Leading contender for the Figure International crown, Candice Keene shares some of her tips to stay sane during contest prep.
Oksana is about 10 days out from the Arnold and apparently has food on the brain. Read what she has been cooking up en route to her run at the Fitness crown.
Jessica says, "I have not been training for the Bikini International." Find out what she's talking about in her Hardbody Road to The Arnold blog.
Candice John is an international IFBB figure competitor and faces challenges many of her fellow competitors don't, like living outside of the USA.
Hardbody momma, Trish Warren gives us an update on her busy life en route to her return to the Fitness stage. She shares how she includes her adorable daughter into her workouts.
Yeshaira Robles stops by after being knocked down by the flu. She's back and ready to rock on with her Arnold prep.
Alea Suarez stops by with two weeks left in her Arnold prep. She shares the challenges of traveling, sick children, managing a business and more. How does she do it all? Check out her tips on fitting it all in.
Gymnmastics coach and fitness pro, Bethany Cisternino isn't a big fan of training her arms. That doesn't stop her from training hard though.
Candice shares what her state of mind is like and what her mantra is for 2013. Read what's happening in Candice's world as she prepares for her first show of the year.
She's a bit hard on herself, which we can all be at times especially when prepping for a competition. Give Nicole a shout out...
Oksana Grishina stops by to give us an update on her Road to The Arnold. She talks about her nutrition plan, avoiding distractions and staying positive.
Jessica talks about ditching excuses and instead of just looking like she's in shape, she really is in shape.
We're under one month out from the big show in Columbus, Ohio. Read what Ryall's up to and her hardbody state of mind. Sample workout included-Intense!
Hardbody Ryall Vasani is working on a new fitness routine for her first trip to the Arnold. Find out more.
Hardbody Mom, Trish Warren checks in with an update on her Fitness International preparation at the half-way mark.
Fiona made an immediate impact in the top spots in 2012 and went from amateur to Olympia competitor all in her rookie year.
Nicole has some of the best gymnastic moves in the IFBB Pro League and is know for her high flying routines.
Candice Lewis has her sights set on the Figure International title and working hard in Arizona to reach the top spot.
Candice John is the first IFBB Figure Pro from the Caribbean and had to make her own path to the top.
Bethany joins us on her Hardbody Road to the Arnold and shares what a "typical day" is like.
Here's what the first time Arnold competitor had to say en route to her first trip to the Bikini International stage.
This year's trip to the Figure International will be Candice's third and she's got her eye on the top spot.
Alea is writing another chapter in her competitive career as she heads to her first Arnold competition.
Join us in welcoming Trish back to the stage and enjoy her journey to the 2013 Fitness International.
Jessica joins us to shed a little light on what she's been up and shares some advice to other women.
Oksana has established herself as one of the top contenders to this year's Fitness International title. She joins us in her journey to back to Columbus.
Mallory has only been an IFBB Pro for a few months but she's considered a top five contender by many at this year's Figure International.
Nicole is coming off a win at the Sheru Classic in INDIA and is determined to move up from her third place finish at the Arnold last year.
Yeshaira is like many of us and she loves food. Will it knock her off the road to the top? Don't bet against her, she's proven she can be a leading lady at any show...
Other News ///
Justine Munro has withdrawn from the 2013 Bikini International. As the saying goes, when it rains it pours.
She's a threat to the top spot in every show she enters. The 2013 Fitness International was looking no different. Until now.
The Hungarian Bikini Pro will be missed on stage in Columbus.
IMPORTANT!—There's been a schedule change for the Bikini International and Ms. International competitors.
Get ready for a show of epic proportions as the Arnold Sports Festival celebrates 25 years of promoting health and fitness to the world stage!
IFBB Figure Pro and popular fitness model, Nicole Wilkins announced on facebook that she would not be defending her Figure International title in 2013.