The ladies’s bodybuilding division has seen a resurgence for the reason that Ms. Olympia returned in 2020, and in consequence, a number of new stars have emerged from the division. A kind of stars is Theresa Ivancik, who has positioned as excessive as seventh within the Ms. Olympia in her profession. She gained’t be within the 2023 version in Orlando, FL on Nov. 2-5, however she will likely be trying to get again onstage in 2024. She additionally has sufficient on her plate to occupy her time, together with her gymnasium (Harlan’s Elite Health), her upcoming Magnificence, Brains, Bodybuilding podcast, a t-shirt enterprise, and extra. With all of that happening, it’s onerous to think about how she discovered a couple of minutes to participate in our 10 Questions characteristic, however she managed to. So, we took full benefit.
For those who weren’t a professional bodybuilder, what would your profession be?
It must be my gymnasium enterprise, which I’m already doing, however I’m additionally trying to get into performing. I’m additionally engaged on a ebook, which I hope to finally take to an enormous display. That may be a huge objective of mine. I’m additionally making ready to start out my podcast, which we’re engaged on the logos for. All of that and my T-shirt line could be outdoors of bodybuilding.
What’s your first go-to meal after a contest?
I wish to go for an enormous sodium hit. So, I like Hibachi. I like rooster and steak Hibachi so you will get the protein and carbs in without delay.
Obtained a favourite protein shake recipe to maintain the eating regimen attention-grabbing?
I’m fairly customary. I’ve Gaspari Vitamin protein with creatine and peanut butter often, but when it’s a standard post-workout shake, it’s simply Vanilla protein, creatine, and water.
You don’t have any hassle staying busy, however what are a few of your hobbies outdoors of coaching?
We experience the Harley quite a bit. We have now a customized Harley-Davidson, and we take it out. We additionally love to do motivational talking at schools. Though it isn’t outdoors of the gymnasium, I additionally do lots of teaching and contest prep. We actually don’t do a lot outdoors of bodybuilding. So, it’s both driving the Harley or stress-free at residence.
How do you loosen up on the finish of a anxious day?
It might not be the most well-liked reply, nevertheless it’s with an enormous fats drink (laughs) and I sit again to loosen up and watch TV.
A non-public jet is ready at your native airport able to take you wherever that you simply’ve by no means been earlier than. The place would you need to go?
I’ve all the time mentioned I wish to go to Dubai. I’ve by no means been there, however a gymnasium proprietor on the market had requested me if I’d need to practice there. I wish to however haven’t had the possibility to go.
For those who had been a superhero, what would your superpower be?
I would really like to have the ability to heal individuals mentally, emotionally, and/or bodily. I do know lots of people do the requirements like flying, however lots of people are struggline on the market.
For those who might go to dinner with somebody you haven’t met alive or useless, who wouldn’t it be?
I all the time wished to fulfill Michael Jackson. That’s a particular one for me.
What’s a expertise you would like you had?
That may be a powerful query. I’m all the time making an attempt to achieve success at the whole lot I do. So, I simply would need to preserve getting higher at no matter I’m making an attempt so I can proceed pursuing and reaching my objectives and goals.
What’s a life lesson you are feeling youthful readers ought to know?
Numerous kids will be bull-headed. So, I’d say take heed to your dad and mom and all of the adults round you as a result of they’ve already been there. There’s a good probability that by the point you’re an grownup, you’ll discover out they had been proper all alongside. And, whenever you get knocked down, get again up once more.