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October 9, 2023 10 mins

“Make sure that you have a positive body image with yourself. Get that in order first before you start your journey.” —Rhonda Tennant

Competitive bodybuilding is not without its challenges. From grueling training routines to strict dietary restrictions, athletes constantly face physical and mental obstacles. In such situations, an unwavering self-belief can be a powerful anchor. 

Having a positive view of ourselves serves as a constant reminder that we are capable of conquering any obstacle that comes our way. This positivity carries over into all aspects of our lives, leading to greater overall fulfillment and contributing to the longevity of our careers. 

This week, Sherrie interviews veteran bodybuilder Rhonda Tennant. Rhonda shares her journey into the sport after being inspired by another competitor at age 53. She also discusses the struggles of her early competitions without proper coaching, how to cope with the cravings, lifting techniques, and how the camaraderie of the bodybuilding community helped her push through the challenges of peak week.  


Connect with Sherrie: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherrie.massiakapach 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/mindbodysoul_hypnothetapist 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherrie-kapach-b5bb26243 

Email: skapach40@gmail.com 



Episode Highlights:

01:57 It's never too late 

02:43 Importance of research and commitment 

04:56 The value of a good coach 

06:06 Coping with cravings 

06:55 Keep a Positive Self-Image

08:23 Community support 



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