Ankhjii’s Amazon Wishlist

I’m continually looking for ways to support my wife so that she can focus on her end of things – workouts, competition, personal training! I don’t know why this idea didn’t hit me a little sooner. I’ve set up an Amazon Wishlist for her...

Are You Wasting Your Money at a Gym?

It’s a fair question! Are you wasting money for a gym membership? I read about lots of folks who pony up for that membership and just wind up paying the dues and never going. Why do that? Here’s an idea for you, why not drop that burden. Yup, why pay for a...
Take it to the Wall!

Take it to the Wall!

I just had a moment of clarity., and realized what the phrase “Taking it to The Wall” means. I’ve heard it said in slang over the years, & thought nothing of it. But it really refers to the gym.. it means taking your training all the way. It...
Personalized Cardillo Flag nor Fail Weight Belt

Personalized Cardillo Flag nor Fail Weight Belt

July 23rd was Ankhjii’s 30th birthday! What to do for a girl on her 30th during competition season? We hit Cedar Point! Roller coasters seemed like the ideal thing. But not just what to do, but what to get her for her birthday? Well, a while back, Flag nor Fail...
Start Today! You are Worth Your Own Effort!!

Start Today! You are Worth Your Own Effort!!

If you’re starting on your path to fitness, there’s a few things you might need to be aware of: You may have to change your habits, eliminate self destructive patterns &adopt new healthy ones. You may have to buy a few things, like better food and gym...

Ankhjii is Now Part of The Hardbody Team

Ankhjii has transitioned into working with The Hardbody Team over the past week. She has always looked up to Patricia and Law Payne as well as Terri McBee. Well now she has the chance to work with them! She is receiving some very quality one on one coaching and...

Guest Posing Routine from Sparta

Ankhjii was asked to help Charina Fargesen with the guest posing routine at the Sparta Classic as she duels it out with Ed Castillo. Here’s a video clip of that routine, filmed by yours truly (sorry… I do not have the camera skills). This was...

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Work on Wednesday!

       I’ve spent some time this morning tracking down the names of the journalists and reporters that came to support me before The Natural Olympia, it’s time to see if they’re interested in doing a follow up! I...

Awaiting my category…

For weeks, I have eat, slept, trained, researched, drempt this show. No matter where I was or what I was doing this show was on my mind 24/7. I talked about it and planned for it at every step. I’m choked up.. It has shown me I am capable of big decisions that...

Pre-judging..

After the months and weeks of prep, 1000s of hours of training to failure, a year of dieting, sobriety, focus, and now going into my third show after flying across the county to this beautiful city, I have such a new and huge respect for competition… this has...
Muscle Beach!

Muscle Beach!

We accidentally stumbled on Muscle Beach in California. I mean, we knew it was in the area generally speaking. We were staying in Marina Del Rey which was pretty amazing and we had to drive to San Luis Obispo and noticed Venice Beach right on the way. We decided to...
Official Pics from the Natural Universe

Official Pics from the Natural Universe

We were able to run into Coach Lorenzo during registration for the Natural Olympia. He was kind enough to have a CD with some photos for us. Here are a few of those pics from back in August at the Natural Universe in Chicago. Here is a random sampling of those pics....
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