|Full name, age and city of residence?|
Trista Lillian Anderson, Salem Oregon
|What Max Muscle supplements do you take?|
I take BCAA's, kre-alkaline, CLA, L-carnitine, Cleanse & Lean, grape flavored Emerge (love it), the multi-vitamin, and glutamine.
|What is your favorite Max Muscle supplement stack?|
I like using Emerge and kre-alkaline
|What do you like best about Max Muscle supplements?|
I like knowing they are the best quality and everything I need is available in some form of Max Muscle supplement
|What is your daily diet plan like?|
My diet plan usually varies with weeks prior to a show. Mostly I maintain a very clean diet with one cheat meal a week. Sweet potatoes, veggies, avacados, almonds, and lean protein is the majority of my diet. Closer to a show, my meal plans are fairly strict with adjustments to make sure I am ready for competition
|What are your top five training tips for your respective sports?|
Top 5 tips would be: to keep a clean diet, stay consistent with workouts making sure to hit the weights, don't over or under train, listen to your body! Get lots of sleep and stay hydrated
|How do you stay motivated?|
I stay motivated mostly by the way exercise makes me feel. I know it is the best medicine and it is essential in my well-being. I love the results that come with clean eating and hard work, it is so rewarding and feels great! There might by a slight competitive edge to me that also contributes to my motivation ;)
|Who inspires you and why?|
Lori Harder has been an inspiration to me not only because she leads a lifestyle filled with health and fitness, but because she is so ambitious and has an amazing physique!
|What does being a part of Team Max mean to you?|
Being a part of Team Max is a wonderful opportunity! I am thrilled! I am wanting to contribute hard work, positivity, and determination for achievement to this team!
|What is your favorite quote?|
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined"- Henry David Thoreau
|What is your advice to others who aspire to be like you?|
The most important piece of advice I could give is to envision your goals, create the picture in your mind of what you are wanting to achieve, and work towards bringing it to reality.
|What is your favorite body part to train and favorite exercise?|
I like hitting hamstrings and glutes! Some of my favorite exercises are stiff-legged dead lifts and squats of any kind!
|Favorite cheat meal?|
jalapeno burger with sweet potato fries at Red Robin!
|What is your training routine like each week?|
I like to keep my training routine creative, always mixing up different types of workouts such as TRX suspension, Kettlebell, HIIT, weights, track sprints etc...I like to keep my body guessing!
|What is your competition history?|
2011 Oregon Iroman - 1st place 5'6" and under bikini and Overall Champion
|When did you get involved in your sport and how long have you been in it?|
My first competition was the 2011 Oregon Ironman I have been prepping for competitions for about 18 months.
|What is your most notable achievement?|
My most notable achievement would be my very first competition and overall win at the 2011 Oregon Ironman, that is when I came to the realization that anything is possible!