How to Juggle Competing with a Demanding Career feat Holly Davage

Feeling disheartened when you’re pursuing a career outside of the fitness industry? If you’re struggling to juggle a demanding life and career, then read this blog from Holly Davage as she talks about how she manages competing while being a full-time clinical research scientist where she is responsible for coordinating clinical trials for children with Cystic Fibrosis.

Posing Shoes: Straps or no straps?

One of the most common questions that a bikini, figure or fitness competitor will ask us… do I go for a posing shoe with straps or without straps?

It can be a difficult decision as it very much is dependent on the person, but read on as we go through some things that you should consider when making this decision below…

To help you plan your 2019 competing season easier, here is the current list of ALL the bodybuilding shows happening in the UK this year including federation details, dates and locations. We will be regularly updating this list as more federations start to release more details about their competitions

Taken from the Not Just A Bikini Girl podcast, which looks at all areas of prep predominately from a mindset perspective, helping bikini, figure and fitness competitors around the world become mentally and physically stronger.

The biggest thought and question you can ask yourself that can mess with your head during prep is 'Will I be lean enough'?

Listen to this episodes for some possible deep-rooted reasons why you are having these thoughts during your bikini competition prep and what to do to get rid of them. 

So you want to join Team KOMPAK?

Want to be a sponsored athlete? After receiving many applications from bikini, figure and fitness competitors, I thought it would be helpful to write a blog about what EXACTLY companies like mine would be looking for ideally in a new sponsored athlete, in the hope that it will help you increase your chances of selection and save you time when next submitting your applications. 

The Ultimate Posing Shoe Federation Guide (UK)

Whether you are a first-time bikini competitor or an experience bodybuilding competitor, it can be very confusing trying to figure our what posing shoes you are allowed when competing from one bodybuilding federation Find out which posing shoes you should choose next by checking out our posing shoe federation infographic guide.