Prep Life
Amateur vs ”Turning Pro” (Part 1)

Amateur vs ”Turning Pro” (Part 1)

May 17, 2022

If you are sick of being an amateur and want to go pro then you need to read the book Turning Pro Tap Your Inner Power to Create Your Life's Work by Steven Pressfield. This book is a gold mine for Prep Lifers! In this episode @glamgirlbikini coaches @amyehinger and @chrisnicole_ifbbpro dive into the qualities of amateurs and pros and describe how someone can live in a shadow career their whole life without going pro. This is part one of the series so stay tuned for part two! Apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ Find us on IG @preplifepodcast

PEDS and Cholesterol

PEDS and Cholesterol

May 10, 2022

PEDS are a reality of the sport of bodybuilding and they can have a very negative impact on your "good" HDL cholesterol as well as increase your "bad" LDL cholesterol. Here are some ways that @glamgirlbikini coaches @chrisnicole_ifbbpro and @amyehinger share to help increase your HDLs and decrease your LDLs:

1. Limit unhealthy fats

2. Get your omega-3s

3. Eat more fiber

4. Cut back on added sugars.

5. Limit alcohol

6. Quit smoking

7. Exercise on most days

8. Develop healthy sleep habits

9. Drink more water

You can find us on IG @preplifepodcast You can apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ 

Advanced Hormonal Health

Advanced Hormonal Health

May 3, 2022

You have probably heard of menopause but have you heard about the transition period before that? This phase of life can start as early as your 30's and 40's and it is called perimenopause? The time frame can be anywhere from 2-12 years before menopause and is an absolute hormonal rollercoaster combined with irritability, fatigue, hot flashes, weight gain, anxiety, insomnia and more! Tune in as @glamgirlbikini coaches @chrisnicole_ifbbpro and @amyehinger talk lifestyle and supplementation to help make the transition easier. If you are a female regardless of your current age this is an important episode to listen to in order to ensure that you have control over how the years leading up to menopause can go for you!! To apply for the team click here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ You can find us on Instagram @preplifepodcast

The Cost of Competing

The Cost of Competing

April 26, 2022

Are you new to the sport and wondering what competing in a bikini competition would really cost? Are you a veteran of the sport and considering Nationals but you are wanting to know more about what kind of financial investment that might be? If so, you are in the right place, so be sure to listen in as @glamgirlbikini coaches @chrisnicole_ifbbpro and @amyehinger talk all things financial while living the Prep Life. You can apply for the Summer Slim Down Challenge here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/summer-slim-down-challenge/ You can apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ You can find us on Instagram @preplifepodcast

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

April 19, 2022

Want to know how to lose belly fat with 6 simple steps? Have you ever wondered what the difference between visceral fat and subcutaneous fat is? If so, listen in as @glamgirlbikini coaches @amyehinger and @chrisnicole_ifbbpro dive into this topic and more. 

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Testosterone in Women

Testosterone in Women

April 12, 2022

Enter the Summer Slim Down here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/summer-slim-down-challenge/ 

Do you feel tired often? Do you have difficulty concentrating or brain fog? Is your libido dwindling or absent? Do you experience mood swings? Are you lips thinning? Is your hair dry or thin? Do you struggle losing weight? Do you have a hard time building muscle? Are you having joint pain? Do you struggle with depression? If so these may be signs of low testosterone. On the flip side, high levels of testosterone can cause…

  • Hair loss
  • Acne
  • Oily skin
  • Increased body and facial hair
  • Feelings of aggression

If this is you then you will want to listen in as @glamgirlbikini coaches @amyehinger and @chrisnicole_ifbbpro talk all things testosterone. Be sure to follow us on IG @preplifepodcast

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How to Eat and Exercise with Your Cycle

How to Eat and Exercise with Your Cycle

April 5, 2022

Have you noticed there are times during your cycle that you are more hungry and less motivated to workout? If so we are here to help you with period syncing workouts and nutrition. During this episode we go over the unique phases of the female cycle:

  • Days 1-14 Follicular phase
  • Ovulation
  • Days 15-28 Luteal phase

Additionally @glamgirlbikini coaches @amyehinger and @chrisnicole_ifbbpro talk about client programming in relation to these cycles via nutritional and workout strategies. You can find us on Instagram @preplifepodcast and you can apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/

Posing seminar April 9th, 2022 at 2:00 pm CST- 3:00 pm CST Located at Angel Competition Bikinis at 15555 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219

Say No To Sugar Sabatoge

Say No To Sugar Sabatoge

March 29, 2022

Sugar cravings are REAL during prep! Am I right?!? Be sure to tune in as @glamgirlbikini coaches @chrisnicole_ifbbpro and @amyehinger talk all things sugar sabotage and how to prevent it. Here's a 4 step plan to help you get back on track and stay on track:

Step No. 1: Prevent cravings.

Sugar intake is a lot easier to moderate when you don’t have the urge to consume it in the first place. When we focus on what to do, it tends to nudge out the things we’re trying to limit without leaving us feeling deprived. Here’s how:

  • Hydrate with water. It’s easy to mistake thirst for a sugar craving. 
  • Balance your blood sugar Plan your meals around protein from quality meat, fish, or eggs, fibrous vegetables, and fat for flavor. 
  • Prioritize sleep. Stop the late-night TV and social media scrolling and simply go to bed.
  • Replete nutrients. Deficiencies in certain vitamins and minerals can cause cravings. 

Step No. 2: Evaluate your current intake, then stop it or swap it.

To do a reset successfully, having a structured and straightforward plan can be incredibly helpful. Aim to plan ahead to remove top sugar culprits from your kitchen and to have specific alternatives and added-sugar-free recipes on-hand.

Step No. 3: If it’s a sugar source you aren’t ready to eliminate, reduce the serving size or frequency.

If you’re not ready to fully give up added sugar or do a reset, taking steps to reduce the amount you consume overall is still a solid step in the right direction.

Step No. 4: Drop the guilt and mindfully choose your indulgences.

Most of our sugar intake is mindless. But if there’s a certain item that has added sugar and has genuine meaning or nostalgia to you, plan for it.

You can find us on Instagram @preplifepodcast and apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ 

9 Ways Stress is Ruining Your Prep

9 Ways Stress is Ruining Your Prep

March 23, 2022

Stress is part of life but there are times when it can effect us more than others. In this episode @glamgirlbikini coaches @chrisnicole_ifbbpro and @amyehinger talk about the 9 ways stress could be ruining your prep and how to stop it.

9 ways stress could be ruining your prep:

  1. Decreased Brain Function
  2. Memory Loss
  3. Inflammation
  4. Weakened Immune System
  5. Constipation or Diarrhea
  6. Weight Gain
  7. Terrible Nights Sleep
  8. Physical Pain
  9. Acne and Breakouts

Strategies to Reduce Stress:

  • Prioritize and delegate tasks/responsibilities
  • Consume a nutrient dense diet
  • Improve your sleeping habits
  • Daily reflections/journal of positives in your life
  • Limit stimulants
  • Exercise
  • Deep breathing practices

You can apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/

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Water For Weight Loss

Water For Weight Loss

March 15, 2022

Can water help with weight loss? Tune in to find out as @glamgirlbikini coaches @amyehinger and @chrisnicole_ifbbpro "dive" into this topic. Additional items included in this episode are:

  • Functions of water in the body.
  • How much water you need daily?
  • Does caffeine dehydrate you?
  • Signs of dehydration and when to monitor it?

You can find us on Instagram @preplifepodcast and you can apply for the team here: https://www.glamgirlbikini.com/get-started/ 

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