Figure and Bikini Pro Jessica Putnam Merges Mind and Body With Psychology
Height: 5′ 4 1/2"
Hometown: Centerville, Ohio
Current residence: Knoxville, Tennessee
Occupation: IFBB professional bikini and figure competitor, Optimum Nutrition– and American Bodybuilding–sponsored athlete, fitness model and personal trainer
Workout schedule: Monday: Legs; Tuesday: Chest; Wednesday: Boot camp workout; Thursday: Back; Friday: Arms; Saturday: Glutes and hams; Sunday: Off
Sample bodypart workout (glutes and hams): Wide-stance leg presses, 3 x 10-12, supersetted with jump squats, 3 x 15; one-leg leg presses, 3 x 15; full-range squats, 3 x 10; deadlifts, 3 x 10, supersetted with stepups, 3 x 15; Butt Blaster, 3 x 15, supersetted with abduction machine, 3 x 15
Favorite foods: Healthful: Eggs and oatmeal; nonhealthful: Mexican food—fajitas, chips and salsa and a margarita
Factoids: Peter and I have three boxers: Puncher, Pixie and Pricey. I graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in psychology.
Future plans: I plan to continue my competitive career in pro bikini, working for Optimum Nutrition and American Bodybuilding, fitness modeling and personal training and to start a family.
Contact info: On the Web at www.facebook.com/jessicapaxsonputnam or www.twitter.com/JessFit, or send e-mail to [email protected].