Ashley Kaltwasser Shows Off Amazing Body as She is "Just Getting Started"
Ashley Kaltwasser is having a "pinch me" moment – in her swimsuit. The model shows off her bodybuilder figure in a bathing suit in one of her latest posts, revealing that she is "living a dream" with her career. "I will never take any moment on stage for granted….& I'm just getting started," she captioned the inspiring post. How does she stay so fit? Read on.
Focus on "Heavy Lifting"
When it comes to exercise. Ashley puts her focus on "lifting heavy," training six days a week, including five days of strength," she told Muscle & Fitness. Each week adults need 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity and 2 days of muscle-strengthening activity, according to the current Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
Ashley is devoted to fitness. "There will always be times when you don't feel like hitting the gym—but those are the days you make the most improvements!" she told Muscle & Fitness. "Attitude is a powerful thing, and you have to learn to strengthen the mind as well as the body."
Eat "Tasty Foods"
Ashley eats healthy but keeps it tasty. "I believe in eating tasty foods during prep," she says. "If you don't like a certain food in your diet, then just make a substitution."
Ashley drinks a whopping 1 ½ gallons per day. According to the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine men should drink about 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids a day and women about 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids.
Ashley does three days of cardio. "Cardio is 20 minutes of high-intensity interval training, usually on a Stepmill," she told Muscle & Fitness. She might also use the elliptical machine or treadmill. There is lots of research backing up the benefits of HIIT workouts, including body fat reduction, improved cardiovascular function, and mental health. It is also time effective.