NEWS & EVENTS
“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” ~Marcus Garvey. It’s not a great feeling. Whether it’s meeting new people, speaking in front of a crowd, or learning a new skill, that inner knowing that you just aren’t feeling strong enough to competently complete the task ahead festers inside you. I’ve had this feeling on numerous occasions. As a kid I developed a fear of speaking out which emerged from a deep discontent with my body image, which translated later into a fear of socializing and public speaking. I would have thoughts running through my mind such [ ... ]
Are you motivated to lose weight? Is your weight-loss goal realistic? Answer these questions and more to make sure you're ready to start a weight-loss program — and know what steps to take if you aren't quite there (by Mayo Clinic Staff). Your weight-loss success depends in large part on your readiness to take on the challenge. If you jump in before you're ready, your weight-loss plan might buckle under the first challenge. Use these questions to assess your weight-loss readiness. 1. Are you motivated to make long-term lifestyle changes? Successful weight l [ ... ]
When choosing a contest prep coach for the Bikini, Figure, and Women’s Physique divisions, there are many things to consider. As a paying customer you should do your research and a fitness coach should be able to explain to you what they have to offer you. Ability to assess athletes’ physique & needs: A fantastic prep coach is one who can look at a physique and determine what improvements need to be made during the contest prep or the off season. The coach should be able to tell you your strengths and weaknesses, regularly assess your photos & provide feedback, [ ... ]
Diva Squad is still up and at em' - competing in a few more contests before the end of 2015! We are already excited about kicking off the 2016 competition season with the IFBB & NPC Karina Nascimento Classic in Palm Beach Gardens on February 20th. The preps are underway for our Bikini, Figure & Women's Physique athletes as we prepare for what is sure to be one of the best shows of the year!
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July 19, 2014 - Juliana Toro competes with Diva Squad Fitness in her first show and takes home the Bikini Overall title at the 2014 NPC Prestige Crystal Cup. Watch her interview below!
Wow, what a weekend. If you haven't heard yet, I'd like to inform you of our success at the 2015 NPC Sunshine/CJ Classic in West Palm Beach. All of these were in the Bikini Division: Taylor Rhodenbaugh - 1st place Class E *Fun fact about Taylor - this was her best physique to date and she just starting competing in 2014! Sydney Sweeney - 2nd place Masters *Fun fact about [ ... ]