QUOTE you Live By: “Keep your heart big,Your soul bright and your ass tight….”

Tell us One special thing about the place where you are From? Middelburg is kind of a small town vibe.I sometimes feel like a celebrity here…lol.Everyone knows me and supports me especially if I competed over the weekend.I cant just do a quick trip to Spar because everyone I see will want to ask about my competition and congratulate me. The people are still real and humble and down to earth..haha.I love living here mostly because I know the environment and the people which is good for my children.

So how did you get into Modelling? When did it all begin for you? Well I dont really think of myself as a model lol but it all started in 2016 when I made top 6 of the USN Face of Fitness. I also then started competing more seriously in the IFBB as a fitness bikini athlete and I guess thats why I got all the exposure and all of a sudden everyone started taking notice.

What was the last song you heard? I feel it coming…The Weekend

So you an online trainer. Tell us more about what do you do? Well I feel Im a bit different than other online trainers.My approach is very different in a sense that I try to work with my clients from the inside out. I believe that whatever we try to accomplish in life(physically or mentally) starts with a thought or idea.Everyone wants to lose weight and look good and for some its easier than others. I’m more than just a online or personal trainer,IM A LIFE COACH ALSO. I love working with women and helping them look beyond their insecurities and making them see who and what they can be.When I get them to start believing in themselves they find the weight loss process easier.

Is there a huge market for online trainers these days? Yes there is.Its become a trend these days.Online coaches and trainers are everywhere. Everyone wants to lose weight. I think people are becoming more aware of the benefits a healthy lifestyle offer. Many also want to make that change and require guidance

You are also a fitness Athlete. Is it tough to pepare for competitions and Events? Ive been competing since 2014.For me its part of my life now. Its my Thing lol. Its either that or scrapbooking haha. Its hard when you start at first I guess. To change your habits and lifestyle is difficult. Ive been doing it for so long now I miss competing when my competitions are too far apart. I love my healthy lifestyle and I love training hard and seeing how my body changes and grows

How do you prepare for these events? Tell us from training to Diet? Well Im in great physical condition all year round. I do have a off season during December till around March. My body fat will probably go up to around 15% or higher. I usually take about 10 weeks to really prep seriously for a competition. During off season I will maintain my training and use it to build muscle and be less strict when it comes to my diet. I usually follow a balanced diet by eating clean for 10 weeks then gradually make my portions smaller to lose the fat. I try to get my body fat under 10% when Im on stage. I use USN Fatburners als to help me and up my cardio for about 6 weeks

What was the last movie you watched? Rampage with Dwane Johnson

What was the last Book you read? The Monk who sold his Ferrari -Robin Sharma

Whats your favourite sports Team and who is your favourite player? I dont really watch sports but if I had to Id probly watch gymnastics or ice skating rather.

Whos your favourite Actor/Actress? Robin Williams

Whats your Dream Car? I love old cars.Maybe an old cute and sporty 1960’s MGA roadster

Favourite restaurant,coffee shop? We have this place in Middelburg,Ginelli’s.They make the best food and has a warm and happy atmosphere

Whats your dream Holiday? Anywhere by the ocean

Is being a model what its made out to be? Its harder,More physical work than you think.Sometimes you have to hold a pose or position for a few minutes and thats awkward or uncomfortable.You feel your muscles cramping and you try to hold a smile or look all sexy and sultry but in the meanwhile you are in pain :)hahaha.I did a beach shoot once and the sand was so course.I had bruised knees for 3 days after from all the posing on my knees in the shallow water and not to mention the ice cold water at 4am,coz it was a sunrise shoot lol.Once we  we did a outdoor shoot in Wellington in November. It was a very hot,38 degrees to be honest. Walking around barefoot and getting sunburned was a part of it. The shoot venue was around old buildings with broken glass and cans and pieces of metal and very dangerous stuff was lying around. I tell you….hahaha…

BUT nevertheless….Its ALWAYS fun and exciting to model and do shoots. Im always grateful to do it and meet new people

Care to Take a Selfie for our Fans? 

What are your Best Achievements in your Life,Thus Far? Just being happy and content and finding myself.If you talking about a specific thing Id have to say being on the IFBB World stage last year in Romania.

What do you do to maintain that Hot Body? Do Tell.? Describe your typical workout?I do mostly weight training and cardio 4 times a week.I alternate my weight training between upper body and lower body workouts

What’s a typical day in the life of (You)? I get up at 5:30 and GET KIDS READY FOR SCHOOL.Then attending to my clients till around 9am. Then gym till around 10:30.I go home,shower,eat AND spend time with online clients and do my admin ect till around 2pm. Then its off to get the kids from school and make lunch and supper.From  5 till 7 I have more personal clients.Yip that’s my typical day

Do you diet to keep this hot body in shape ? If so what diet do you follow? I dont believe in diets.Im used to making healthier choices 90% of the time.I do eat chocolate and pizza and I drink wine occasionally.I believe in balance. 

Whats your take on friends with Benefits? Im a married women…hahaha…I dont believe in that

Did you ever get propositioned by any famous Chap? Nope

Would you rate yourself as a romantic? Hopelessly.Im the cheesiest, hopeless romantic u’d ever meet…lol

Whilst we on the topic.How important is a guys dress sense to you? Very,a guy must be able to dress up or just wear jeans and a T Shirt and still look fashionable and good 

What is your favourite Meal and Drink? I love fresh food like fresh veggies and fruits and i love my chicken. But if u talking about a cheat meal then definitely pizza

If you could cook PIM any meal and desert to blow us away…What would that be?Well Im famous for my chicken and broccoli pie and also my creamy curry sauce that goes with about anything

Oh and what would you regard as the sexiest part of your body? …..mmmmm…my butt is not too bad and I also like my legs lol

Oh and what would you regard as the sexiest part body part on a guy? Id have to say arms and chest but a sexy smile will go much further 

What was the most bizarre and funny come on line that a guy has used on You? Well a guy once told me he would bet me R100 that he could make my boobs move without touching them….I said “OK your On” so he handed me R1oo note and grabbed both my boobs.I was shocked and speechless. He just laughed and said it was the best R100 he ever spent hahaha

Tell us about one talent that you have that we never able to guess? Well Im actually very artistic.I used to paint a bit and even sold a few art pieces a few years back.

What’s your favourite fashion brand: Liquid Salt is my favourite when it comes to gym wear.I also love Freddy jeans. I guess all the girls do hahaha

What’s the easiest way for a guy get your attention? Well I already have a man but I would say any girl’s attention will be caught by a guy who is real and just himself and confident

If you had a million rand, What would be your first purchase? A plane ticket and a trip to South America

Favorite perfume on a guy and on you? Hugo Boss and Hugo Boss

What’s the first thing you notice about the opposite sex? Shoes….lol…Shoes saY a lot about a person’s Character

What do you love most about SA? The weather and the diversity.The different cultures and humour and the way South Africans find humour in any situation.Its almost like a coping,connecting mechanism to us…no matter our colour or race.

Describe your day if you did not have your smartphone? heavenly…

Favorite Hangout? my couch watching Netflix

Favourite Lingerie? La Senza

If we walked in to you bedroom what would we find you sleeping in? hahahaha !!!!seriously ??? 

What do you prefer on a guy. Boxers or Briefs? doesnt matter really as long as it doesnt have holes in them lol

If you could be anyone famous in the World today, who would you want to be and Why? Emilia Clarke playing Kalisi in Game of thrones.She has dragons and well….we all remember her scene with Khal Drogo….mmmmm

if you had three wishes. What would they be.Would you care to share them with us? Id wish travelling was cheaper,pizza and chocolates didnt make you fat and more importantly that our country had a better system looking after orphans and destitute children

Are you single: If PIM had to take u on a date. What would we have to do to blow your socks off lol? No Im not.I’m married. Bur to me a perfect date would be sitting on a blanket under the starsa and maybe a fire going and some wine and pizza

What was the most daring/Naughtiest Thing you have ever done. If u wanna share lol? ……

Where would we find you on Social Media and what are your links for Online Training. Do you have a website, or Contact details if one wants to torch that fat and be ready for Summer ?

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karien.bootcamp

Instagram: @karienvanderwal

 

 

 

 

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