IFBB Professional League Bikini competitor Michelle Hurst is without doubt one of the extra lively rivals in her division. She competed in seven contests in 2021 alone, highlighted by her victory within the Rising Phoenix Arizona Professional within the Over 40 class. She additionally received the Masters title within the 2017 Iron Video games occasion. She additionally made a bit of historical past because the inaugural Pittsburgh Professional Masters champion.
The black belt in martial arts was already match earlier than she took the stage for the primary time, however she’s taken her physique to a brand new stage after she started her aggressive profession in 2012. Throughout a current sit-down with Femme Flex Friday hosts Whitney Jones and Lenda Murray, she shared a number of of her coaching secrets and techniques that helped her excel within the health club and onstage so she holds her personal towards athletes her age or a lot youthful.
“I primarily practice clearly legs, glutes, hamstrings, I practice them 3 times every week,” says Hurst. “I like lifting heavy. I believe it’s actually essential to form your physique.”
What strikes does she like to include when she’s coaching heavy? Hurst revealed that she didn’t attempt to reinvent the wheel when it got here to focusing on her favourite bodyparts.
“For decrease physique, hip thrusts are undoubtedly a should. I like sumo deads, Sumo deadlifts is certainly one of my favourite lifts to do,” she defined. “RDL (Romanian Deadlifts) are nice. Lunges undoubtedly form the physique, glutes, nevertheless it’s certainly one of my least favorites.”
Murray adopted up by asking about her ab coaching. Hurst revealed she doesn’t use any weight bearing actions, however she doesn’t ignore them fully, both. She shared one motion that’s extensively related to the Golden Period of bodybuilding and health.
“Vacuums have been nice. I’ve been doing these each morning,” stated Hurst. She additionally disclosed that she solely focuses on higher and decrease abs when she is coaching her midsection.
“I don’t do something for the obliques as a result of I believe they result in your waist getting a bit of thicker. With Bikini, it’s essential to have that tiny waist.”
Michelle Hurst additionally shared extra about her aggressive background, how she would evaluate herself now to when she was in her 20’s, and extra. Catch this and all episodes of Femme Flex Friday over at www.wingsofstrength.web, and don’t neglect to observe @femmeflexfriday on Instagram.