Bulk Nutrients Ambassadors are as diverse as they are talented. Representing a cross section of amateur and professional athletes who use Bulk Nutrients Products.

Understanding A Nutritional Label

When I first decided to lookout for my health and began analyzing all of the words, numbers and syllables on a nutrition panel, I thought I was looking at another language. But once it was broken down into simple terms, I discovered it wasn’t that hard and overtime I have continued to grow …

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Power-lifting Off Season Training Cycle

This is my first session of the week during my power-lifting off season training cycle. The focus of this session is on improving my bench press strength, while also accumulating high volume work for squats and strengthening the posterior chain. Two to five warm-up sets were performed before each working weight. …

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An interview with Alicia Gowans on the WBFF LA ProAm

Did you catch our recent blog series ‘The Road to LA’ written by Bulk Ambassador Alicia Gowans? In this nine part series Alicia detailed her diet, training and mentality over the last two months before travelling to LA to compete in the WBFF LA ProAm Show. It’s now been a month …

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Got The Outdoors? You Got a Gym!

Due to the pervasive nature of fitness infomercials, I’d be willing to bet that nearly everyone has heard that classic tagline “You gotta door? You gotta gym!” Whilst the product behind that tagline is questionable, I always liked the ‘minimal training’ concept behind it. With that tagline in mind, this …

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From bodybuilding to power-lifting: How’d Bridget go?

The day is here!  After my minuscule three weeks of training like a power-lifter, the competition day has arrived and I’ve got everything ready to go. Long socks in Bulk Nutrients orange ✔️ Borrowed weight belt ✔️ Borrowed soft suit ✔️ Plain t-shirt ✔️ Granny undies ✔️ Powerlifting Australia membership card ✔️ Snacks ✔️ …

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A change of sport

How many sports have you tried? Do you prefer to stick to one or try a bit of everything? Whether it’s running, gymnastics, swimming or weightlifting, some of us have only ever known the same sport, while others have tried everything. Some are more adventurous and like to try a bit …

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Muscle = Strong?

Here’s one of the confusing things about competing in the Pro Ranks for World Titles – we probably look the most muscular we ever have, so people assume we are pretty strong.  However, the truth is that with the extreme dieting and training involved, we are often exhausted and apart …

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Full Body Workout Plan For Time Poor Bodybuilders

If you’re like me then you’re time poor and you’ve got limited time to dedicate to your weekly workouts. We live in a busy world and we’ve all got multiple commitments, but we still need to fit out training it.  So do yourself a favour and try out this excellent …

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Getting Enough Sleep

Whether your goal is building muscle, getting leaner or looking great naked, your gym results all depend on the following equation. Sufficient training stress + sufficient recovery time = progress If there’s one area everyone can improve on, it’s sufficient recovery time and in particular, sleep. Sleep is far and …

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Squatting 101 – Basic techniques for correct lifting

Are you looking to add squats into your workouts? Or do you just want to make sure that the squats you are doing will guarantee you the best results and greatest muscle growth? Squats can be a complicated exercise to learn, particularly given the many different styles and techniques that …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 9 – Peak Week

The wait for one of the most competitive WBFF shows outside of World Championships is almost over. Only three days to go! I’m excited, but a tad nervous. As I look around Venice Beach and catch up with some of my fellow pro-athletes, I’m humbled by the amazing physiques I will …

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Why Am I Always Hungry?

We’ve made the decision to focus on eating more healthy food.  We are determined!  We are focused!  We have a diet plan. Off we go. We start so well, but within a short amount of time we are so hungry all the time and our diet goes out the window… Again. …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 8 – Confidence

I’m less than two weeks away from the stage and now only a few short days before I fly out to start my peak week in LA! The week before travelling is always a bit manic. Add in an international competition and it takes the mayhem to the next level. …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 7 – Self Belief

There are no coincidences that our greatest successes in life come at times when we feel most supported. I truly believe that one can never underestimate the power of words, the impact of a simple gesture or the genuine strength of self love upon the attainment of a goal. At …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 6 – Travel

Travelling internationally can be challenging at the best of times. What to wear, what to pack, arranging visas, accommodation and flights. The list of things to organise can be endless. But what it’s like travelling and competing internationally as a professional athlete? Well take your normal list of things to …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 5 – Nutrition

If you have ever competed in body building you will know that nutrition during comp prep is incredibly different to what you might experience as a fitness enthusiast, someone undergoing a transformation process or someone just trying to lose weight. I am five weeks out, so at this point things are …

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Inside A Triathlon

For those of you who may not be aware, here at Bulk Nutrients we aren’t just about bodybuilding shows and fitness competitions. We also sponsor a range of sports, including motocross, boxing, power-lifting and more recently we’ve broken into the world of university games, fun runs and triathlons. For the purpose of …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 4 – Bio-mechanics

I’ve hit the 6 week mark until LA – eek! As with every prep, there have been ups and downs, setbacks and challenges. Most athletes, those in professional sport, and fitness enthusiasts will know that injuries are just part of this territory. But how do you come back from injury? …

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