Author Archives: Wendy Bentley



TIME FOR AN ALL OUT REST DAY Seeing my ‘rest day’ earlier in the week turned out to be one of my most ‘non-rest’ days of the week…I chose to have a rest day before my PT session tomorrow…after all…I am training LEGS! Not to mention, my legs are still sore from last week. So…

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SUPER SEXY SHOULDERS Shoulders – it’s a very small muscle group but once developed…can really shape your body and create a beautiful physique. If I had a dollar for every time a woman has asked me how I get my arms to look the way they do…I would be super rich! Now I am no…

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WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING….. Ahhhh….Rest day. Rest is incredibly important for results. In fact, recent studies have shown ‘sleep’ is actually one of the biggest factors in weight loss. Some claim you can ‘lose weight when you sleep!” Inadequate sleep wreaks havoc with your hormones causing you to crave carbs, high sugar foods and deep fried…

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My Food Diary Super Hero!

Yes….I have a superhero…it’s my Food Diary! Here’s a great tip for you when embarking on a body transformation that was, for me. the difference in just talking about it and actually doing it. Keep a diary about: Nutrition – this keeps you accountable like nothing I have ever tried! Seeing it in front of…

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5 Reasons Weight Training Makes You Wise…weight training wisdom

Weight Training Wisdom….one of my FAVOURITE subjects… I mentioned in my Body Transformation 2015 post it was incredibly difficult to even contemplate doing another body transformation after competing in 2 back to back fitness model competitions late last year. Yet I am – and not only that – I am stepping it up a level to…

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Body Transformation 2015

As promised, I am going to be sharing with you absolutely EVERYTHING I am doing to transform my body from post Christmas aftermath to a figure model. This will be the most honest body transformation you will ever read! Why? Because I have been in the fitness industry for as long as I can remember…

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Can I Get A 6 Pack Doing Sit Ups or Crunches?

Can I Get A 6 Pack Doing Sit Ups or Crunches?

Can I get a 6 pack doing sit ups or crunches? This is one of the biggest misconceptions in training that has lasted the test of time. In fact, a new study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research shows that greatest activation of the core musculature comes from integration exercises that use the…

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Is Junk Food Cheaper Than Healthy Food?

This is something I am told often, “but it’s cheaper to eat junk than healthy” (and it really gets up my nose!). So I decided to find out…is it really? Is junk food cheaper than healthy food? Let’s start with the pros and cons. PRO’S OF EATING HEALTHY • You lose fat • You increase…

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Sack Your Personal Trainer IF They Say This…Advice for Novice Fitness Competition Preparation

Recently during my fitness competition preparation I had the pleasure of meeting some amazing trainers and coaches in the industry. Often the conversation would turn to the horrendous things some women were doing to themselves to compete on stage. This would lead to the conversation about the ‘advice’ some of these women have been given…

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The 5 Biggest Excuses Women Make To Get Out Of Exercising (Hint – I’m too tired to exercise…)

We’ve all done it…it’s ok…nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about. Heck…I have even done this myself. In fact, just this morning I was considering pulling a ‘sickie’ on my personal trainer. My body was sore, I felt like I needed another 45 hours sleep and I knew I had a big day ahead. Income…

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