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The Infamous Cheat Day
- Updated: June 13, 2015
Every year my conditioning gets better and that’s because of the new muscle fibers that were gained during each offseason. I competed last December in Women’s Physique and have gained 10 pounds since then. My specific goal this year is to sculpt a bigger quad sweep and overall thicker legs. It’s not easy being a female bodybuilder mainly because it’s much harder to gain quality muscle. Our bodies are designed to hold onto fat for procreation unlike men who have an abundance of testosterone, which is the most important hormone for building muscle. The more mass you have, the faster your metabolism will be.
I’m sure you’ve heard of the infamous “cheat day” before. Even though I’m on a strict meal plan, there is one day out of the week my body gets to replenish itself. This helps me get back on track mentally and physically because all the excess calories will be utilized during my next training session. It sounds crazy but up until recently, I had never been to In-N-Out Burger because I’m from the east coast where they don’t exist!
When I tried it for the first time…it was heavenly! Super fresh ingredients that taste out of this world! Now it’s my new favorite cheat meal! I get two double hamburgers “animal style” with grilled onions, french fries and a chocolate milkshake! This foodporn is actually my motivation to successfully train hard during a brutal leg session. It helps me grow! Follow @RippedVixen for more updates!
Ripped Vixen started competing on the east coast in 2007 and took 2nd place in her first Bodybuilding show. Since then, she has won two championships in Open Women’s Bodybuilding and the Overall Championship in Figure. Ripped started playing sports at the age of 4 and has been competing ever since. She began a serious lifting program at age 15 which greatly improved her athletic performance on the field. Growing up the Vixen played basketball, field hockey and softball and continued scoring points on the forward line in basketball and field hockey throughout High School. An athletic director recruited her to play for their NCAA Field Hockey team at a local college. While earning a psychology degree she was introduced to a new sport, lacrosse, where RV instantly excelled in defense.
After graduating on the Dean’s List, Ripped Vixen missed that competitive edge she has known her whole life. All that time invested in the gym inspired RV to become a personal trainer. She truly developed a passion for health and fitness. Shortly after acquiring a NASM certification she started her own business personal training. Eight years later, the muscle queen resides in Los Angeles training celebrities for a living. Ripped has fulfilled her dream as a professional bodybuilder in Southern California working out at Gold’s Gym Venice! This is when the growth process really started to change and you could see her physique morph drastically. Fans have inspired Mistress Ripped Vixen to show off her ripped body by performing live on webcam. She flexes her oiled muscles wearing a thong bikini or sexy lingerie. Check out her show times by following @RippedVixen on Twitter!