The purpose of this short article is to take you step-by-step along with me as I prepare for my first contest after a six-year lay-off. I wrote each segment as I went along – not after the whole process was completed.
16 Weeks Out
I had just helped my friend Paulette prepare for her first bodybuilding show, The Midwest States. Seeing her improve week-by-week started getting me fired up. Soon my competition flame was burning. Once her show was over it didn’t take much for Paulette to talk me into competing again as well.