EP 59: Why You Should Train Hard and Be Stubborn About Your Goals: Interview with Dana Linn Bailey
May 17, 20191 min read
In this episode of Knowledge and Mileage, Kris talks to first IFBB physique pro in history, Dana Linn Bailey.
Until the Physique category came along there were only two other female categories: Figure and Bodybuilding. When Dana stepped on the competition stage all that changed and she championed a stronger, more muscular physique for females. Now, she owns a gym, a clothing line, and a supplement line.
Tune in to hear Dana’s story and why she thinks no matter your gender or size you should train your face off.
Dana’s athletic background [1:51]
How Dana got into weight lifting [2:54]
How Dana got into competing [7:22]
How Dana trains and how her training style developed [11:40]
“If I could do more reps why would I stop shy of hitting failure?” [12:02]
Why Dana trains [13:33]
Female weight training and how that has evolved over the years [15:55]
What is next for Dana and Rob in the entrepreneurial space [34:44]
Should females train different than males? [37:24]
Reasons Dana is following an intermittent fasting diet right now [39:48]
Dana’s advice for people who want to make a living in the fitness industry [47:47]
One thing Dana would change if she could go back in time [52:00]