Competing in an IFBB Pro Bikini show is a challenging and rewarding experience that requires discipline, hard work, and dedication. However, preparing for a show can also be stressful and time-consuming, especially when you have other commitments such as a family, friends, and a normal life. Here are some tips to help you balance these different aspects of your life while prepping for a show.
Set priorities and create a schedule The first step in balancing your life while prepping for a show is to set your priorities and create a schedule. Make a list of all the activities and commitments you have and prioritize them according to their importance. Then, create a schedule that includes time for training, meal prep, rest, and quality time with your loved ones. Stick to this schedule as much as possible to ensure that you are making progress towards your goals while still making time for the important people in your life.
Communicate with your family and friends It’s important to communicate with your family and friends about your show preparation. Let them know what you are doing and why it’s important to you. This will help them understand why you might not be as available as usual and they can provide you with the support you need.
Make time for self-care Self-care is an important aspect of balancing your life while prepping for a show. This can include activities such as yoga, meditation, or simply spending time with your loved ones. Taking care of yourself will help you stay focused, reduce stress, and improve your overall well-being.
Be flexible While having a schedule is important, it’s also essential to be flexible. Life happens and things don’t always go as planned. Be open to making adjustments to your schedule when necessary, and don’t beat yourself up when you can’t stick to it perfectly.
Stay focused on your goals It can be easy to get distracted while prepping for a show, but it’s important to stay focused on your goals. Remember why you started this journey and keep pushing yourself to reach your goals.
In conclusion, balancing family, friends, and a normal life while prepping for an IFBB Pro Bikini show can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. By setting priorities, communicating with your loved ones, making time for self-care, being flexible, and staying focused on your goals, you can successfully balance all aspects of your life and reach your goals. Good luck!
Coach Kiki McClellan