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

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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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 3 – Muscle Engagement

Heading into stage, I’m often asked what is the most important component of body building to focus on when you want to build size, shape and symmetry. The answer may surprise you! While many would talk about the need to focus on hypotrophy programs, macro nutrient splits or the right …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 2 – Injury And Flexibility

You’ve sneezed before right? I mean everyone has! But have you ever sneezed, popped a disc out in your back and potentially had your whole comp prep derailed? That was my week last week. Nine weeks out from stage and laying on the physios table, wondering how I was going …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 1 – Mindset And Goal Setting

Bulk ambassador Alicia Gowans is a WBFF Fitness Diva Pro, WBFF International Liaison and the owner and head coach of Ally’s Angels and Alphas. She is again competing on the world’s stage in just nine short weeks at the WBFF LA ProAm. You can follow Alicia’s journey to the WBFF LA …

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How Women Can Combat Stress

Although female hormones and brain chemistry offer the same protection against stress as men, women are more affected by the physical and emotional effects of stress. Our brains are wired differently, and we are less likely to respond to the fight or flight response like men. More and more women …

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Why We Should Only Drink Spring Water

I’m going to be as straight to the point as I can. I don’t drink tap water unless I absolutely have to and I never touch purified or distilled bottled water. My water of choice is spring water. Yes bottled spring water and not just any type. If I could …

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Understanding Your Metabolism

The body is made of millions of cells and to stay alive we depend on various chemical processes and the energy derived from maintaining a healthy metabolism. What does you metabolism do? Metabolism is the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this biochemical …

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What will you achieve in 2017?

One of the popular trends in self-development circles at the moment seems to be to have a word to live by in your new year. For example words like passion, humility, love or courage. I tried, but there’s no way I can distill what I want 2017 to mean to me into …

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What Should I Take After My Workout?

Practicing good exercise nutrition, specifically targeted supplementation, is one of the keys to training success. Whether you train for aesthetics or performance, there are three key nutritional windows you should be optimising: What you consume before training (pre-workout), during (intra-workout), and after training (post-workout). At Bulk Nutrients, we have many …

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What Should I Take During My Workout?

Practicing good exercise nutrition, specifically targeted supplementation, is one of the keys to training success. Whether you train for aesthetics or performance, there are three key nutritional windows you should be optimising: What you consume before training (pre-workout), during training (intra-workout), and after training (post-workout). At Bulk Nutrients, we have …

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What Should I Take Before My Workout?

Practicing good exercise nutrition, specifically targeted supplementation, is one of the keys to training success. Whether you training for aesthetics or performance, there are three key nutritional windows you should be optimising: What you consume before training (pre-workout), during (intra-workout), and after training (post-workout). At Bulk Nutrients, we have several …

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How I went from a 70kg teen to a 125kg power-lifter

I first started training at my local gym when I was 15. Back then I thought I knew it all and didn’t need to follow the program from the gym owner, even though he was much bigger and stronger than I was. I mistakenly skipped the heavy compound exercises like …

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‘Fitmas’ – Christmas Gifts for the Fit

Where has the year gone! Christmas is fast approaching and that means it’s time to get shopping. Because Happy Wife = Happy Life I’ve put together a few ideas that might help you out with gifts for the fitness-loving woman in your life!  You can either mix and match, or look …

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