Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tracy Hess Interview

Tracy Hess Interview By Female Muscle Guide

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Where were you born?

Tracy Hess: I was born in Mobile, Ala

What do you do for fun that does not relate to the sport, do you have any hobbies?

Tracy Hess: I Love to dance, Coach high school Cheer-leading, producing my workout Videos.

How and when did you get involved in weight training?

Tracy Hess: I began weight training 17 years ago after my daughter was born in the process of losing my baby weight I had required a great deal of muscle during my training.

How often do you train and could you give a brief overview of your weekly workout?

Tracy Hess: I train 5 days a week Mon Legs, Tues Chest & Biceps, Wed Back & Triceps, Thurs Calves, Abs, Fri Shoulders and I do 30-40 mins. of cardio after each workout.

How critical is a good diet in this sport and why?

Tracy Hess: It’s very critical staying on a good plan only helps you maintain a good physique all year around so it’s not traumatizing when it comes to the pre-contest diet.

What is your favorite workout and why?

Tracy Hess: My favorite workout is of course legs it’s the most challenging body part it takes everything out of you. I love that pump that you get , and when you can’t walk for days Lol.

Do you train harder for competition preparation versus training in the off-season?

Tracy Hess: I train hard all year around I know no other way.

Did you want to compete from the day you started or did you gradually come in to it?

Tracy Hess: No I just wanted to get back into shape I was always fit I was a gymnast, Professional Eagles Cheerleader, Aerobic Champion.. I tried competing in fitness competitions but I was told my frame was one of a bodybuilder so I stacked my cards there and here I am now!

When and what was your first competition and how did you do?

Tracy Hess: My first competition was the Philadelphia Classic I placed 3rd at that show the next year after I was determined to win and I set out to do so. I won my class, overall, best poser my trophy was so big, It had to be dissembled Lol!

How often do you compete now?

Tracy Hess: Due to a work injury I had to take a year off to rehab but planning to make a comeback in 2012 In the physique division.

Could you list the competitions you have competed in and your placement?

Tracy Hess: refer to my website Body Sizzle Workout!

In your opinion what is your best body part?

Tracy Hess: Definitely my wheels (legs)!

Is women’s bodybuilding as respected as men’s bodybuilding or is it criticized more?

Tracy Hess: It’s not respected at all I think woman have gone too far with their muscularity any signs of being feminine. I would love for the sport to go back to the Cory Everson days and the early Lenda Murray era.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Tracy Hess: Having my own Health & Fitness TV Show.

Tracy's Website:

- BodySizzleWorkout.com

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