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2 x World Champion!

I’m back at my desk after a week away in Boston, where I competed in the WNBF/INBF World Championships as Team UK’s amateur female bodybuilder. I’m delighted to tell you that I won, thereby retaining my World title (blog posts about last year’s INBF Worlds are… 1,023 more words

Nicola Joyce

Fitness photoshoot advice from Fivos the photographer

As part of my prep this year, I booked a photoshoot with Fivos Averkiou, a photographer who specialises in physique-type shoots. He’s been a (very good) bodybuilder himself, and is also the guy who shoots the official stage photos at most of the bodybuilding shows I’ve ever done, so was the obvious choice! 832 more words

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Fitness kit I've tested this week: myvitamins.com BCAA powder

Today’s fitness kit I’ve reviewed this week: BCAAs powder (2:1:1) from myvitamins.com.

I was contacted by myvitamins.com – an online store which offers a range of fitness, health & beauty products – to see if I’d sample and review some of their goodies. 291 more words

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6 things female bodybuilders know (...and now you do, too)

Bodybuilding teaches us a lot of things. Time management. Patience. Self-sufficiency. The power of playing the long-game.

But for the females in the sport ( 533 more words

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Audible sports audiobook of the month: Making the Weight: Boxing's Lethal Secret

In this blog series, I review a sports audiobook from audible.co.uk

This month: Making the Weight: Boxing’s Lethal Secret (a Sports Shorts) by Barry J. Whyte… 473 more words

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A few photos and videos from UKDFBA 2014

I’ve already blogged about my most recent competition – the UKDFBA (United Kingdom Drug Free Bodybuilding Association) UK Open Championships. My show report is here… 145 more words

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So you want to date a female bodybuilder?

You sure about that?

OK. I understand – hell, I find some of my female bodybuilding friends schmexy too! ;) (And I get to tan some of them up!) But I feel it’s only fair to let you know what it could be really like. 851 more words

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