Femme Flex Friday host Alina Popa hosted a roundtable dialogue with the Prime 3 Finishers of the 2020 Bikini Olympia on the February twenty sixth episode. Champion Janet Layug, runner-up Jennifer Dorie, and third-place finisher Etila Santiago all had so much to share about varied matters, together with the street to the Olympia, how they plan to enhance for 2021, and extra. Among the many most notable feedback was when Layug declared that her dream was a Bikini repeat.

“My dream was to grow to be Ms. Bikini Olympia, however now my dream is to grow to be a two-time Bikini champion. And , we haven’t had one shortly. That’s my objective, and also you guys know me. Once I set a objective, I attempt for it. I can’t cease and gained’t cease.”

Layug on How She Skilled and Prepped Throughout Lockdown

“So my fitness center was closed for a time frame, and I needed to practice at house to start with of my prep, and I had my bands, I used to be doing a variety of my agility stuff, and I used to be looking for as a lot physique resistance [exercises]. I really don’t have a full fitness center like many individuals have issues like weights and a cable machine. I don’t have that. So I used to be actually improvising as a lot as I can. Having to improvise really actually helped me keep engaged as a result of I needed to actually deal with the thoughts and muscle connection.”

Santiago on the Olympia Expertise and Having Followers in Attendance

“It was improbable. The stage was the largest one ever. Janet can most likely communicate extra in regards to the years’ previous, however for me, final yr to this yr, it was improbable. I had an ideal expertise being on the stage. And I used to be so glad that we had folks there. This yr was so loopy. Truly, we nearly didn’t have it in any respect. So I’m glad it occurred, and I’m glad that it’ll keep right here.”

Layug on Elisa Pecini Putting sixth on the Olympia

“I really like Elisa. I’ve competed together with her many occasions earlier than and traveled the world together with her earlier than. As for my opinion, I used to be actually centered on me and what I wanted to do. Final yr it was just one level between me and Elisa. I used to be specializing in what I wanted to do for the judges to say ‘that is her yr’.”

Dorie on What She Plans to Do to Enhance for the 2021 Olympia

“My objective is to keep up the stability I’ve in my physique, and I positively really feel like I can enhance my stage presence and posing. In order that’s my objective is to enhance the stage presence, posing, and bringing a worthy physique to the stage once more.”

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