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Couldn't say this any better!!
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When I started competing, there wasn't as much social media out there and I never used it. I literally had no idea what anyone else was doing unless I followed message boards or personally kept in contact with other athletes. I am so thankful for that!!!
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With no distractions and no self imposed expectations of what or who I should be online, my only option was to put my head down and work. I remember those mornings at 5am - dead tired, trying to psych myself up to lift in a gym where no one else competed. The thought that kept me going was "Someone, somewhere is working - I will not let them out work me." No specific idea, just this picture of my competition busting ass. So I better too.
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Some of you might be well served to follow suit and focus more on your training and less on your online presence.
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I'm often asked for recommendations - particularly coaching. I'll ask the athlete who they've worked with before and check out some of their photos. It's definitely key (and at times difficult) to find a coach that best fits your personality and goals, but if I look at your social media and I see more selfies than results, the answer may not be a new coach.
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Social media success and competitive achievement are often mutually exclusive. One does not guarantee the other. And I promise you, as a judge, I often don't know and I definitely don't care how many followers you have. If you want to win, my advice to you is to get off your phone, and get to work.
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If you can manage both and enjoy it, more power to you! But if you're losing your pump because you gotta get a gym selfie, you may wanna rethink your priorities. If you're not losing body fat because you're going live on Insta (while your cardio slows to a crawl) you may wanna rethink your goals. And if you're melting down because of the comments (or lack there of) on your last progress pic, you might wanna remind yourself who your audience is on stage - the judges. Not your followers.
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Just my two cents - but as a competitor who never shared much of her journey online (I kept it personal and private), I can tell you, there's value in worki