Competition Life of Natural, Drug-tested Bikini Athletes
Natural Bikini Magazine from The International Physique League (IPL) features the biggest names in Natural Bikini competition, as well as newcomers on the rise. We also give you useful info for that competitive edge, Bikini contest coverage, exclusive interviews, effective workout tips, featured athletes, bikini-friendly recipes, motivational inspiration and more fun stuff!
Natural Bikini Magazine released its first issue on March 1st 2014. It is a quarterly publication, and is available in print and digital.
ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS & FEATURES
“Seeing myself in a magazine, let alone on the COVER of a magazine, is absolutely surreal to me! Never in my life did I anticipate seeing myself in this way! Competing had been a dream of mine, so I am so glad I allowed myself to get out of my comfort zone and even more glad that it was with the IPL!”
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“You have to change your attitude to change your altitude.”
“The grass always looks greener because it’s astroturf.”
“Your biggest competitor is yourself. Each day, wake up and focus on being better than the person you were before.”
“Seeing myself on the cover of IPL’s Natural Bikini Magazine has giving me even more inspiration. This validates that my hard work, dedication and consistency in the gym has clearly paid off…”
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“What I changed was my cardio. Two to three days a weeks I was doing three cardio sessions a day. On top of that, I was doing strength training twice a day.”
“I went through a rollercoaster of emotions… happy, humble, in disbelief. Overall, to this day, I’m so thankful and grateful.”
“…discipline and perseverance get you to your destination. However, feeling truly humble and grateful for all you’ve accomplished is the real prize.”
“You can do anything you set your mind to and it is never too late to start!”
“Seeing myself on the front cover of my first IPL magazine is pretty awesome! I worked extremely hard for the past year and I’m super pumped that I have already accomplished one of my goals within the IPL.”
“I believe my confidence and persistence to a goal sets me apart from other competitors.” -KIMBERLY KALLIES
“I am currently just working on getting stronger and putting on more muscle!”
“I felt so embarrassed and just shocked. Like, ‘Did that really just happen?’”
“My personal motto at the moment is, we got this! Let’s do it!”
“Prepping for the show taught me a lot of self-discipline. I pushed myself in a way I never thought I could, mentally and physically.”
“Whether you think you can or can’t, either way you are right!”
“I signed up for the show while I was still pregnant with my second baby. I wanted to be extra motivated…”
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“I feel amazing about my placements. Winning my first trophy was a very special and rewarding achievement for me.” – Toma Salari
“I’m not going to lie, I never thought I would get to this point after weeks of meal prepping and training.”
“Make no small plans, they have no magic.”
“Consistency is key! Waking up and choosing to make the choices that are going to get you to your goal.”
“…when the judges didn’t call my name for 2nd, I was shocked. Then I was overflowed with happiness. So much that I cried tears of joy. I had earned my Pro Card!”
“Fitness Angels was a dream. I absolutely loved putting on those wings. I felt confident and beautiful.”
“I never thought I would win a Bikini Pro Card, let alone a second and becoming a Pro Bikini Champion. It really is amazing!”
“I was struggling at first weighing 165 lbs. Nearly 30 percent body fat. It took more than a year to change the way I saw myself…”
“They all knew the sacrifices I had made and hard work I put in over the last eight months to completely transform. So it was an emotional win.”
“I never thought I could have pushed myself the way that I did and accomplish what I did. I learned So much…”
“I was feeling a fallen angel vibe and felt that I nailed it.”
“…Brittney made her IPL Pro Debut in Fitness Angels and was incredible…physique, presentation, colorful, unique, eye-catching wings/outfit…”
“Hard work and a lot of patience is what it took, along with relaxing and just having fun at the show.”
“I was really starting to get more interested in living a healthy lifestyle, and what I was eating was not healthy.”
“…I went into the October show like, ‘I got this.’ It was a whole different kind of confidence.”