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How did you first get started in the bodybuilding and fitness industry? I’ve always been active or competed in some type of sports. When I was a teenager, I read magazines like Muscle & Fitness and Flex. Then I’d try to pose in the mirror. As I got older, I put the thought of being a part of the fitness industry to the back of my mind. When I turned 30, I had an ah-ha moment on the way to [...]

Author: Diane Mueller “So I ask a guy for a spot at the gym. After my set he says, “Nice! What do you use?” Exhausted, I say, “Willpower.” Guy says, “Hmm… Never heard of that one. Can I find it on” And I said, “Nah, you can’t buy it, it’s something you have deep down inside you.” Seriously… Did this conversation just happen…?? Wow!!” ~ My facebook status from February 29, 2012; not exactly grammatically correct, but it told [...]

How did you first get started with mixed martial arts? When I was about 14 my boyfriend (now husband) Randall started Tae Kwon Do and was always practicing his techniques on me, finally after getting head kicked one too many times and always loving to scrap I decided to start training too. We quickly moved on to Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, and Wrestling. What are the top 2 or 3 ways you keep yourself motivated? I use [...]

Author: Diane Mueller How much thought do you put into your day-to-day actions? Do you go around preaching human kindness to others, while acting in a completely different manner in your personal life? Most people consider their choice of words greatly when dealing with others, but fail to use the same diligence with their body language and actions in their daily lives. Make sure you’re thoughtful and genuine with your words and your actions. Always remember, words can uplift, heal, [...]

Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to share my thoughts and insights into the world of health, fitness and bodybuilding. I appreciate you taking the time to interview me. My hope is that I can provide some encouragement and insight to other people, whether they currently compete or are still considering competing. How did you first get started in the bodybuilding and fitness industry? My introduction to the fitness industry began about eight years ago, when I [...]

How did you first get started in the bodybuilding and fitness game? I was very young, probably, 18 or 19 and an ex-boyfriend was actually an amateur bodybuilder and mentioned that I had a great shapely physique and should perhaps consider competing in the figure competitions (back them the figure girls where much more muscular and thicker.) It wasn’t but a year later that I competed in one of my first shows back in Texas. Was there a defining moment [...]