Oddo’s Advice


Training Day – Shoulders with Coach Kim Oddo

Kat Garcia / February 8th, 2017 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

IFBB Pro Figure Body By O Angel Krissy Chin is gearing up for her return to the IFBB Pro Figure stage after a very successful showing on the Pro Bikini circuit in previous years. She stopped by Body By O Headquarters to train shoulders with Coach Kim Oddo today!! If you are local to the…

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KIM ODDO FIGURE & BIKINI 101: NUTRITION

Tracey Oddo / April 21st, 2016 / Posted in Blog, Inspiration, Oddo's Advice

KIM ODDO – FIGURE & BIKINI 101: NUTRITION If you’re serious about preparing for a figure or bikini competition, you need to begin by figuring out what works best for you.

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Where the Mind Goes the Body Will Follow

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

Do you think I can really do a show? Do you think I am going to be ready in time? Do you think I will look good on stage? Do you think I can really lose the amount of weight I want to? These are all pertinent questions I hear from my clients throughout the…

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Water – Elixir of Life

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

Water; the original beverage for all mankind. We drank from cold running streams and creeks, from wells that brought forth mineral rich water, and from melting ice formations. This water was naturally filtered over rocks and through vegetation, picking up important nutrients along the way. In today’s modern world, although we have plenty of bottle…

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Sugar – The Hidden Enemy

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

In our over-loaded information industry, we have been told many conflicting facts about proteins, carbohydrates and fats, but one area that has been misunderstood is SUGAR! By now, we should all know the answer to the question, “how much sugar am I allowed in one day?” The nutritional answer is ZERO. There is no recommended…

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The Post Show Blues

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

Have you ever finished a contest and said to yourself, “What Now?” You have just gone through a whirlwind of excitement, intense discipline, and a roller-coaster ride of emotions that now has come to an end.  You may feel a little sad about losing all of this energy & focus. It’s a real issue that…

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Stress LESS To Be Your Best!

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

In today’s world of competition, a competitor’s worst enemy is STRESS!! Do these symptoms sound familiar: fatigue, insomnia, weight gain and depression?  If so then there is a very good chance you’re stressing too much about things!! The underlying problem caused by stress may be adrenal fatigue, which will bring about these symptoms. The effects…

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Taking the “Fast Track” to Figure

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

One of the most frequently asked questions I am asked by clients and competitors within the figure and fitness industry is “How long will it take to be able to attain a pro card?” The true answer to that question would be “Got me?”.  But, there are certain avenues one can take to help expedite…

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Compete For Yourself!

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

With the world of women’s fitness, figure and body building booming, it has become more apparent to me that the desire and drive which fuels the competition fire needs to rest solidly on the individual competitor’s shoulders. Too often contest prep is begun for all the wrong reasons such as; my husband or boyfriend thinks…

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Choose Your Training System Wisely

Kim Oddo / September 16th, 2009 / Posted in Blog, Oddo's Advice

Why do I say choose your training system wisely instead of saying choose your trainer wisely? Because most trainers represent a specific system, myself included! As trainers we all apply some sort of structured method that we pass along to our clients.   Frequently, the success of any fitness program is directly related to how well…

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