Lacey Lynn Fitness Model
1. Furiously Fit: Lacey tell us about your experience as a model featured for status magazine and also featured on the cover this year for muscle evolution.
Its an amazing feeling to be in some of the magazines that my favorite fitness icons have been in . I have been modeling just over a year and am blessed to do what I love. I am excited about upcoming magazines I will be in …
2. Furiously Fit: How do you maintain your physique? How many times a week do you need to go to the gym to maintain your body?
I train 5 to 6 days a week . I do cardio once to twice a day every day . I also eat very clean and have been for 2 years . It isnt easy but I think of it as my job . That among other things keeps me going .
3.Furiously Fit: Do you exercise outside of a gym? (yoga, swimming, rock-climbing, running, at-home-workouts, dancing)
I love to run outside . I run 6 miles every Sunday . I also run bleachers when its nice out .
4.Furiously Fit: How do you keep your stomach so defined? Do your work your abs everyday? What is your favorite Ab exercise?
I dont work my abs every day. If done right you only need to work them once or twice a week … Diet is so important . You can have abs underneath but if your not lean you wont see them . No matter how many crunches you do … I do alot of creative ab workouts to trick my muscles … I have about 100 I use .
5.Furiously Fit: What is your ratio of cardio training to weight training? ( As a percentage)
About 70 % cardio.
6.Furiously Fit: What is your favorite style workout? Yoga, Weight-training, Swimming, Running, Stability and Core-training?
Weight training . I lift very heavy. I am extremely old school when it comes to training . I don’t like fad diets or fad training.
7.Furiously Fit: How important is flexibility to you? Why is it important for girls to be flexible?
I would say im fairly flexible. I think by doing different workouts I have become more flexible . More then being flexible stretching is most important . I have learned that as I get older …
8.Furiously Fit: What is your main barrier to exercise? How do you overcome this?
Nothing is my barrier . I love everything about it . Even when Im tired I have no problem getting my but out of bed to the gym … If it were anything it would be the traveling … Spring Summer I travel for different shoots and events half the month , Sometimes I have to get creative .
9.Furiously Fit: What are your thoughts on fitness figure competing?
I think It is an amazing goal . I started this industry with competing in mine and fell into modeling and other aspects . I consider myself an athlete first . The competitve side to me drives me to compete …
10.Furiously Fit: What are 3 fitness tips you could give a female seeking advice from you?
1.Consistency is key . Alot of girls give up when they dont see instant results.
2.Diet second -it is the hardest part but extremely important.
3.Last- lifting heavy alot of girls are afraid they will get bulky but that is a myth. 3 lb dumbells will not give you the results your after.
11.Furiously Fit: Have you ever given up? Have you ever felt too tired to push-onward at a gym or in the industry? What inspires you to always achieve and push-forward?
No I never give up I feel like that is the difference between making it happen … Its a mind set your drive keeps you going when your body wants to quit.
12.Furiously Fit: Describe your nutrition program. Do you ever cheat it?
I eat a very clean diet . I eat 6 small meals a day to keep my metabolism going. Lots of veggies protein . Also low/complex carbs. I do cheat sometimes and enjoy it when I do . I’ll usually go out with friends to dinner when I want a cheat meal .
13. Furiously Fit:Is there anything else you would like to add?
Im hard working and focused. When im in the zone watch out I wont let anything get in my way of making things happen …. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.