140 episodes

The Confessions of a Bikini Pro Podcast is the only place where IFBB Bikini Pros share their struggles, strategies, stories, insights, and advice in a real, raw, and vulnerable setting.

Host, Celeste Rains-Turk, dives into the parts of these professionals' lives that aren't always openly discussed in the public eye or on social media (You know, the stuff we tend to wonder about the most).

The goal of this podcast is to educate, inspire, and remind other competitors, athletes, or the average gym goer that even the most elite professionals face hardships, health problems, mental obstacles, and other adversities.

There are a wide range of topics discussed including, but DEFINITELY NOT limited to; post show rebound, health complications, eating disorders, mental illnesses, winning mindset, dealing with losses, judges feedback, approaches to the stage, life outside of competing, money, relationships, philosophy, pursuing passions, and SO MUCH MORE!

All show notes, links, and information can be found on www.celestial.fit/podcast

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE, RATE, AND REVIEW THIS PODCAST if you LOVE it as much as we do so we can continue spreading the message to people worldwide!

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Confessions of a Bikini Pro Celeste Rains-Turk

    • Fitness
    • 4.8 • 201 Ratings

The Confessions of a Bikini Pro Podcast is the only place where IFBB Bikini Pros share their struggles, strategies, stories, insights, and advice in a real, raw, and vulnerable setting.

Host, Celeste Rains-Turk, dives into the parts of these professionals' lives that aren't always openly discussed in the public eye or on social media (You know, the stuff we tend to wonder about the most).

The goal of this podcast is to educate, inspire, and remind other competitors, athletes, or the average gym goer that even the most elite professionals face hardships, health problems, mental obstacles, and other adversities.

There are a wide range of topics discussed including, but DEFINITELY NOT limited to; post show rebound, health complications, eating disorders, mental illnesses, winning mindset, dealing with losses, judges feedback, approaches to the stage, life outside of competing, money, relationships, philosophy, pursuing passions, and SO MUCH MORE!

All show notes, links, and information can be found on www.celestial.fit/podcast

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE, RATE, AND REVIEW THIS PODCAST if you LOVE it as much as we do so we can continue spreading the message to people worldwide!

And be sure to follow https://www.instagram.com/celestial_fit/ too so you never miss an episode!

    SHELBY BRUSSELBACK; Mastering Manifestation, Smoking Weed, Hearty Meals & Low Macros as a Vegan, Rising Above Naysayers

    SHELBY BRUSSELBACK; Mastering Manifestation, Smoking Weed, Hearty Meals & Low Macros as a Vegan, Rising Above Naysayers

    In this exciting episode, Celeste introduces Shelby Brusselback, who went pro at North Americans in 2020 less than one year after starting her journey as a competitor. She works for a data company as a custom success manager with goals of becoming a coach to inspire everyone to uplevel and be their best selves

    For all show notes, time stamps, and to connect with Shelby & Celeste please visit: www.celestial.fit/podcast

    Thank you for subscribing, listening, rating, reviewing, and sharing! :D

    • 1 hr 8 min
    MIA SANCHEZ; Am I Worthy of the Pro Card?, Social Pressure, Liberating Leaps of Faith, and Personal Growth through Pain

    MIA SANCHEZ; Am I Worthy of the Pro Card?, Social Pressure, Liberating Leaps of Faith, and Personal Growth through Pain

    In this week's episode, host Celeste Rains-Turk welcomes IFBB Pro, holistic nutrition expert, and Puerto Rican bombshell Mia Sanchez. After finding her passion in bodybuilding, she quickly rose to the ranks by winning her pro card at Universe in 2016. In addition to her love for fitness, Mia has her bachelors in Communication Studies, is an excellent writer, painter, and a great advocate for mental health in the IFBB division.

    For all the show notes & episode time stamps visit www.celestial.fit/podcast

    • 1 hr 25 min
    LIANA GIANNAMORE; Intentional Training, Last Minute Show Plans, Nutrition for Competitors

    LIANA GIANNAMORE; Intentional Training, Last Minute Show Plans, Nutrition for Competitors

    Today, Celeste interviews Liana Giannamore, a soon to be Registered Dietician & coach of Bair Aesthetics. Liana talks about her journey to becoming an RD, her path into bodybuilding, & the invaluable lessons she has learned along the way. Liana provides essential nutritional value regarding macro & micronutrients, as well as science-based tactics she implements with her own competitors.

    For all show notes, episode time stamps, & to connect with the athletes visit: www.celestial.fit/podcast

    • 1 hr 8 min
    JENNIFER ROBERTS; Daily Routine and Planning, Family Traditions, Lifetime Commitment, Staying Present

    JENNIFER ROBERTS; Daily Routine and Planning, Family Traditions, Lifetime Commitment, Staying Present

    ​Host Celeste Rains-Turk speaks with Jennifer Roberts, wife, mother, full time school district principal, and lifetime athlete who just turned pro at North Americans!

    For ALL show notes, episode time stamps, and links to connect with the athletes & other resources, visit: www.celestial.fit/podcast

    Thank you for listening, rating, reviewing, and subscribing :) Your support means a lot to me!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    LAUREN ADAMS RETURNS; Rookie Year, Pressure of Hyped Expectations, Rekindle Joy, Letting go of Ideal Physique for Criteria

    LAUREN ADAMS RETURNS; Rookie Year, Pressure of Hyped Expectations, Rekindle Joy, Letting go of Ideal Physique for Criteria

    In this episode, Celeste brings back Lauren Adams, an IFBB Bikini Pro that Celeste spoke with about many deep and eye opening topics in her first episode. To start off Lauren’s return episode Celeste asks Lauren about her first year competing as a pro.

    Make sure to check out all the episode time stamps and notes at www.celestial.fit/podcast

    Thank you for listening to the return series, subscribing, rating, and reviewing :)

    • 1 hr 16 min
    ASHLYN BROWN RETURNS; Pro Debut to Olympia Dreams Coming True, Perfecting Your Look, Feedback Focused, and Putting Yourself Out There

    ASHLYN BROWN RETURNS; Pro Debut to Olympia Dreams Coming True, Perfecting Your Look, Feedback Focused, and Putting Yourself Out There

    Today, IFBB Professional Ashlyn Brown makes her 2nd appearance in this exciting episode, Celeste and Ashlyn discuss all the major changes & events that have happened since Ashlyn’s debut to the podcast in December of 2018!

    Ashlyn goes in depth about her exciting journey, qualifying for the 2020 Olympia! She provides details on her various placings, feedback received from judges, & other realistic show day experiences

    For all show notes & episode time stamps please visit: www.celestial.fit/podcast

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
201 Ratings

201 Ratings

Getfitwselvana ,

I’ve listed to almost all of them!

I don’t know where to begin! However, Celest has a great structure and content!

I love that she digs deeper and discusses real and raw things!

I have listened to almost every single podcast and look forward to new episodes!!

Keep creating great content!!!

pncaxade ,

Amazingly good!!

I absolutely love listening to this podcast! Celeste is so welcoming and fun to listen to. I also love how she provides amazing psychology behind the sport. It’s a great empowering podcast!

journeyofafitmom ,

Constant motivation

Absolutely have loved this podcast from day 1. Celeste really dives in on some important nuggets. Great listen for seasoned & aspiring competitors!!

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