Fitness Model Caitlyn Bellamy Talks With TheAthleticBuild.com

How did you get started in bodybuilding/fitness?

I have always been athletic, I played volleyball, basketball, ran cross country and did Tae Kwon Do when I was a kid but as I got into my later teens I became more interested in hanging out with my friends then being active. When I met my husband in my early 20’s he introduced me to the gym and I have been hooked ever since.

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What is your favorite and least favorite body parts to train?

I am glute obsessed, mostly because I was a skinny girl with a flat pancake butt and I have been on a mission to change that. I LOVE training legs/glutes and usually work them 2-3 times a week. I absolutely hate training my arms, mostly because I find the workouts boring.

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Do you do any other types of training besides weight training? (Boxing, MMA, CrossFit, ect)

I really enjoy kickboxing/boxing for conditioning, it’s always a great workout and never gets easier. I also recently started taking yoga, it’s improved my flexibility and helped with some ongoing back issues I have.

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Can you give us a sample of your routine?

I train 5-6 days a week, a typical week would look like this:

Mon- Legs & Abs/Sprints

Tues- Back

Wed-Shoulders, Abs & Glutes/ Spin Bike Intervals

Thur- REST

Fri-Full Body Conditioning/Yoga

Sat-Spin Bike Intervals/Shoulders, Chest, Arms & Abs

Sun- 5-10km Run

What kind of music do you listen to when you are working out?

It really depends what kind of mood I am in. I listen to anything from house, alternative rock, rap and some heavy metal.

We all have at least one, what is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?

I have quite a few Backstreet Boys songs…

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What does your diet look like when you are trying to get lean?

I stay fairly lean year round so my diet doesn’t change much when I am trying to lose a few pounds. I eat whole foods 5-6 times a day and drink 3-4 liters of water. If I really want to tighten up I cut back on my peanut butter consumption, I’m a bit of an addict.

List the top 10 foods we would find in your kitchen

  • Oatmeal
  • Eggs
  • Egg whites
  • Chicken
  • Ground Turkey
  • Ezekiel Bread
  • Avocados
  • Peanut Butter
  • Almond Butter
  • Rice Cakes
  • Unsweetened Almond Milk

 

What kind of cardio do you like best and why?

I have always been a runner, there is something so freeing about getting on a trail, putting in your headphones and just going.

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If you could give somebody only one fitness tip what would it be?

Stop comparing yourself to others.

 

Tell us about your biggest fitness influence?

I wouldn’t say there is one person in particular; I look up to women who can maintain a fairly lean physique year round while still keeping balance in their life.

Favorite cheat food?

Candy! Cherry Nibs to be specific.

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Do you take any supplements?

I have been sponsored by Nutrabolics for 2 years now and am absolutely in love with their supplements. My current supplement stack is Anabolic State(BCAA), Isobolic(protein) and Swollen (pre-workout). I also take a greens supplement, multivitamin, fish oils and magnesium.

http://www.nutrabolics.com/

What does the future look like for you?

I hope to stay present in the fitness community, expand my brand and keep doing what I love!

 

Caitlyn Bellamy
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