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Sarah Ainsley Harrison – Photos & Interview

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What can we expect to see from you this year?
This year you can expect more publications, acting jobs, additional education in nutrition, and I’m headed back to CBBF Nationals in pursuit of my Pro Card after placing 2nd last year.

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How is life as a sponsored athlete for Magnum Athlete?
Amazing! Life is fantastic. Being a Magnum Athlete means using the best products and surrounding yourself with the best talent. My Magnum family are made up of some incredible people with a wealth of knowledge and we always encourage each other.

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What has been the hardest part of being a Fitness Model?
The hardest thing about being a fitness model is the precise diet. When I was a fashion model I would eat less consistently, low calories and just fit my macros in whenever. Now as a fitness model it’s not just about being slender… it’s about losing fat AND maintaining muscle mass so it takes a much more meticulous diet of specific things at specific times. I typically eat clean 90-95% of the time and then I LOVE fine dining as my re-feed days… Usually once per week do I have a high fat meal indulgent meal and otherwise my fats come from coconut oil and NutraSea fish oil. When my re-feed meal comes I want something like yolk-rich pasta with white truffle, duck confit, Kobe Steak, Tiramisu, Creme Brûlée… or maybe a really good quality burger.

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What clothing brand is the most comfortable for working out?
My top four are Lululemon, One Tooth, Nike, and Celestial Bodiez.

Do you find supplements to be a big part of your diet or do you strive to achieve nutrition
through food?

Supplements fill the gaps in my nutrition as well as do things I cannot achieve through simple nutrition. Something like Carne Diem can’t be replicated by a food. And then of course Quattro Protein and Performance Greens are great as a small meal replacement if I’m busy with clients and can’t eat a solid meal.

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Is there a quote that has kept you motivated throughout your career?
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually who are you NOT to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children we do. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. Its not just in some of us; it’s everyone. And as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence, automatically liberates others.”

(In short: “As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”)

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What tip can you give aspiring fitness models to help advance their career?
Know your strengths, define your style and create a brand. Choose what you want to be, and be true to yourself and your brand. You can’t be all things to all people and you don’t want to be a “sell out”.

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What’s next for you?
I’m dedicated to achieving my IFBB Pro Card, transforming my clients lives and growing my online business, and completing my nutrition certification to add to my FST, FMT, PTS certifications.

For more Sarah Ainsley Harrison:
IG: @sarahainsleyh
Photos by: @harrylhgfx

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Stacey Hayes Interview

TV personality/host Internationally published model

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We asked Stacey to share her fitness secrets and routine secrets with us:
I work out 7 days a week regardless of how busy I am. I’m a runner, I run about 5 miles per day. Living in LA I also take advantage of the long summers and swim daily when time permits. In the winter months, I also incorporate hiking, There’s nothing better than getting out and enjoying nature whilst you’re exercising because it doesn’t even feel like exercise!

So tell us about you?
I’m half British half American. Raised in London now living in LA. I am a former athlete (competitive Ice skater). Currently an internationally published Model and tv presenter. Being a former childhood athlete fitness is and always has been very important to me.

What foods do you like? What foods do you recommend for a perfect eating plan?
I have been a vegetarian my entire life, I was vegan for a couple years but now my diet consists mostly of organic fruits, vegetables, and salmon.

I start my day every day with 2 ounces of wheatgrass and half of an organic banana and I finish my day every night with a freshly juiced kale spinach celery red beet juice sprinkled with cayenne pepper. Also, my pomegranate tree is in bloom right now so I’m incorporating a lot of fresh pomegranate into my diet. Tastes so delicious and such a healthy wonderful antioxidant.

What other exercise classes do you like?
I also really enjoy Pilates it stretches and lengthens my muscles without bulking me up and it’s a nice low impact exercise as opposed to the running.

To fit in a workout when I don’t have time what exercise do you suggest?
If a person can just set aside 20 minutes a day that can make all the difference in the world! Even if it means getting up 20 minutes earlier or going to bed 20 minutes later. There are so many quick easy things you can do to get in a brief workout. I love jumping rope for instance also something as simple as jumping jacks, push-ups, leg lifts, sit-ups. I would say try your best to aim for 20 minutes a day doing some sort of activity.

For comfort food I definitely love?
Pizza pizza pizza LOL

What foods do I stay away from?
I don’t eat red meat, I never have and I use ghee instead of butter.

Have I always had a perfect shape?
I am lucky with my genetics in that I can definitely eat more than most people and maintain my weight but with that said I am also very active on a permanent daily basis.

How do you plan your day and your food diet?
I’m very regimented and I tend to stick to the same things as I’ve mentioned I always start my day with wheat grass and end my day with freshly juiced greens and maintain a vegetarian diet but when I cheat I definitely go for the pizza oh and also chocolate LOL

What would you like to say to our readers?
Health and fitness play such an important role in the quality of life, I commend anyone who tries to make it a priority and I too am learning every day from other like-minded people.

So tell us about your modeling and tv hosting career?
I have been an internationally published model and TV presenter for years as well as an actress. I can still be seen 7 days a week on America’s number one rated game show “lingo” The episodes were filmed years ago but it’s so popular it continues to run all over the world! And if you happen to be watching late-night tell you’re sure to see me in one of the many infomercials I host! I’m also co-starring in a movie coming out the end of the year.

So what do you say to others wanting to try and achieve a modeling career?
Modeling is fun yet a challenging field to get into but I believe there is room for everybody. I think it’s important to go into it with realistic expectations, a positive attitude and a bit of a thick skin as it’s extremely competitive and not tremendously forgiving… but with that said there is a lot of success and enjoyment to be had!

What are your thoughts on Playboy?
Playboy is a beautiful magazine as it uses to be with nudes and as it currently is Without. I did playboy USA several years ago in a non-nude feature and it was an honor to be in Playboy USA! RIP Mr. Hefner.

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Janna Breslin in Medellín Colombia

The gorgeous and stunning Janna Breslin is on the cover of Fitness Gurls Magazine

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How and when did you get started in training and living a fit lifestyle?
JB: I’ve been active my whole life but I started taking my training and nutrition way more seriously starting in 2013. I got into it initially by deciding to train for my first NPC bikini competition. After that first show, I decided that fitness and nutrition became my absolute passion and my the choice to shift my career as a pharmaceutical rep to a personal trainer and nutritional therapist!

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What types of cardio have worked best for you and what’s a typical workout you do during the week?
I rarely do steady state cardio. The most I do is walking my dog every day and if I feel like doing the stair master that day then ill only do a few minutes. My favorite type is sprinting because it’s more time efficient and you naturally create more HGH. When you have more HGH in your system you gain muscle easier and look younger longer! I do sprint 2-3 times a week. If you look at pictures of Olympic sprinters versus cross country runners you’ll notice a massive difference in body types. All thanks to HGH! I typically work out only about 4-5 hours a week. I like to be as efficient with my time as possible so I do high intensity and also weight training. I choose not to overtrain to keep my body healthiest.





What supplements do you use… and what are some of your favorites you would recommend?

Oh gosh, I use tons of supplements! My husband jokes and calls me a pharmacy. I take handfuls every day of specific supplements but my favorites are creatine, probiotics, fish oil, vitamin D, digestive enzymes and NAC. I really focus on my gut health because I believe all disease begins in the gut! My goal is to not only look healthy but actually BE healthy and be a good representation of a healthy lifestyle.

When you look back what do you think has been the key to achieving your goals?

Setting goals and not giving up. Plain and simple! I would also have to say that keeping a positive mindset and showing that positivity outwardly.

What’s one of your favorite quotes?
My favorite quote is “You are confined only by the walls you build yourself”. This quote can be applied to any area of life and it personally inspires me to be my best self.

Read the rest of Janna Breslin’s Interview:
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Hope Beel in Medellín Colombia

The beautiful and incredible Hope Beel is on the cover of Fitness Gurls Magazine

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‭Hope! We’re so glad to have you back for another interview! How has your 2017 been so far?‬ HB: ‭I really think 2017 has been my best year yet! My online website officially launched at the ‬‭beginning of the year, I just launched my first e-book, and so many great opportunities have ‬‭already crossed my path. ‬ ‭You were also one of the lucky few Fitness Gurls that got to go to Medellin Colombia! How ‬ ‭excited were you and was it what you expected? ‬
‭HB: Seriously, that trip is still my all-time favorite. A ‬‭lot of people warned me that it may not be safe, but when I arrived I had never felt more ‬welcomed to be in another country. The people there are so friendly and inviting. The food was ‬‭incredible and the entire country is all around incredible. I can’t wait to go back and visit. ‬ ‭

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You did some photo shoots, but did you get to do any tourist activities? If so, what did you do? What did we not do?
The entire fitness Gurls team got the VIP treatment. We visited the countryside, spent a day in the mountains shooting in a finca, which was incredibly beautiful. Got to ‬‭play around on the main soccer stadium. And my favorite fit to eat at some amazing restaurants.



‭Did you get any workouts in while you were there?‬ ‭Are your workouts the same as when you’re at home or are they shorter and super modified?
I never do the same workouts, no matter if I’m traveling or at home. I work with what I have. ‬‭Some places I’ve don’t have gym access so I’m that case I would take my workouts ‬‭outside. No excuses, I’m always getting it in. ‬

Do you bring any workout bands or anything when you travel?
I do! I love bands. It’s such a great addition to any workout. ‬





‭Are you a morning or evening workout type of person? Or whenever you can get it in type?
‭I typically like to train morning. It’s hard for me to find the energy in the evening to train plus, I’m ‬ ‭a morning person in general. ‬

‭How about supplements? Do you travel with supplements or protein powder?
‭Absolutely, I can’t live without my pre-workout. Also, when I travel protein is vital because you never know when ‬ ‭you’ll need a quick meal and I’d rather have that handy then choosing an unhealthy option. ‬

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‭How did you stay on track with your diet on your trip to Medellin? Did you eat local food?
The food there was so fresh so it was easy to eat super clean, and of course, I had a few treats here ‬ ‭and there but it’s all about balance. ‬

‭What are some things you must pack on your trips? ‬ ‭
You will always find a bikini, workout bands, ‬ ‭snacks, and my plane pillow and shaw. I always sleep on the plane and I like to be comfortable. ‬Haha!

Read the rest of Hope Beel’s Interview:
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