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Philita Wheeler

June 13, 2018

How to find your fitness groove | Philita Wheeler

Life gets the best of all of us as times! Who hasn’t gotten out of their fitness groove a time or two? I have definitely fallen off the diet and workout wagon more times than I would like to admit. The key to getting out of your rut is to...

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March 5, 2018

Heavy Lifting for Women | Philita Wheeler

"What’s been your favorite thing that you’ve incorporated into your workouts?" One of my favorite things I have added into my workouts is some heavy lifts. I love to do heavy dumbbell rows, benching, and curls. I recently set a goal to do one-arm dumbbell rows with 90 pounds. I...

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February 1, 2018

How to Stay Fit with a Sedentary Career | Philita Wheeler

I’m often asked how I maintain my weight when I work up to twelve hours a day, and keep in mind I’m not just working, but sitting for 12 hours. It’s hard to believe the damage you can do to your body with sedentary desk jobs. Prolonged sitting has been...

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November 28, 2017

Muscle Building Foods with Philita Wheeler

It is finally time for the Holidays and I could not be more excited this year! I want to keep a leaner physique, while at the same time nourishing my body with muscle building foods to keep my lean mass! Working out is only half the battle - food consumption...

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October 12, 2017

Getting Photo Shoot Ready | Philita Wheeler

I have had an action-packed summer with vacations and photo shoots! I am asked a lot how to prep for a photo shoot and whether it is as grueling as prepping for a show. The answer to that is definitely NO! When prepping for a show you basically must measure...

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October 31, 2016

Q&A: Getting Back to the Gym | Philita Wheeler

Question: "I’m trying to be better at working out on a normal basis and am wondering how often/how long I should be working out every week?" There are a few factors involved in this, such as your current level of fitness and lifestyle. For most people working out 4-5 days...

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September 28, 2016

Attacking Each Opportunity | Philita Wheeler

It’s been a busy summer for me! If you have been thinking I am MIA, you are kind of right! I have traveled more this summer than my entire life combined! It’s been fun filled with family vacations, boat trips, and weddings. I am just about exhausted from all my...

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April 4, 2016

A Change of Pace | Philita Wheeler

It’s been quite the ride since I last stepped on stage! I was last seen on stage at North Americans in late 2014. I brought my leanest physique to date on that figure stage. I was lifting 6 days a week and doing HIIT (high intensity interval training) 4 times...

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June 2, 2015

Ellements Fitness Cover Model | Philita Wheeler

A few months ago I was given an opportunity to shoot with Ellements Magazine. The location was along the sunny coastal waters of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This was a sharp contrast to the lingering Ohio winter. I spent some time enjoying the sun and beaches and debated missing my flight...

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April 22, 2015

New Goals and a New Focus

Lately, I’ve gotten a lot of raised eyebrows about my fitness journey, diet, and slimmer figure. I’ve traded in some protein powder for yogurt, and egg whites for fruit. Yes, I HAVE lost some muscle mass, on purpose. I don’t do 80 pound dumbbell rows anymore or squat 265 pounds....

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