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Laura Dyck – National Figure Athlete

Busy working mom of two, Laura always has time to fit in a workout. All her hard work has paid off this year to get all the way to the Canadian National Figure stage!

Please read more about Laura.

Can you please share with the readers your background and interests?

I am a 40 year old mother of two beautiful girls, Madison (10) and Sophie (8).  On top of being a full-time Mom, I am also a part-time physiotherapist at Kelowna General Hospital.  I have always enjoyed leading a healthy and active lifestyle. I figure skated competitively for 12 years which consumed most of my childhood but taught me self-discipline, self-confidence and the ability to laugh at myself.  Watching old videos of yourself will do that!!  My most current passions involve lifting weights, playing hockey, snowboarding, skate skiing, rock climbing as well as biking, hiking and running.  I am also helping to coach my daughter’s triathlon club and am always amazed and inspired by my girls strength, determination and energy.  They keep me young and make me want to be a mom that they can look up to and be proud of.

Who has inspired you the most to succeed as a Figure Competitor?

The amazing women like Monica Brant and Jamie Eason who grace the covers of Oxygen magazine.  I have had the privilege to train with Monica Brant at her F.E.M. Camps last September in Marina Del Rey and again in Kelowna this July.  This woman is so extremely passionate and motivating about fitness and reaching your goals. Her drive, dedication and discipline are contagious and she is not only beautiful on the outside but radiates pure joy and strength from the inside as well.  My other source of inspiration is my husband.  He sees all of the things in me that I can’t and believes in me on the days that I can’t believe in myself.  He always builds me up and never lets me quit.  He is my rock!

What competitions have you made appearances in, and what titles have you won?

Nov 2011 –     Sandra Wickham Fall Classic –         

Open Figure Short 6th place

May 2012 –     Western Canadian Championships – 

Open Figure A 1st place

June 2012 –      B.C. Provincial Championships –     

Open Figure A 2nd place

Masters Figure A 1st place

Aug 2012 –     CBBF National Bikini, Figure, Fitness, Physique and Elite Bodybuilding Championships –                                

Open Figure A 5th place

Masters Figure A 6th place                                                 

When is your next upcoming show and what will be your competing class?

I started training for my first show less than a year ago and I never expected  to do more than one show let alone make it all the way to Nationals!  Right now it is time to digest all that has happened in the last year, spend time enjoying these last lazy days of summer with my wonderful husband and kids and enjoy my training for the pure joy it brings me.  Never say never though, you might just see my smiling face back on the National stage next year.

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream”

C.S. Lewis

Where can fans find out more about you?

You can find me on facebook under Laura Lynn Dyck.

 

 

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Karen Pang – Bikini Competitor and Fitness Model


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Karen is an amazing athlete, and no matter what division she competes in, she always seems to dominate the stage!

A S.A.N. Nutrition sponsored athlete and personal trainer, Karen has so much going on for herself in the fitness world. 

Karen also made it into 2010 Hot and Fit 100 for Inside Fitness Magazine.

Continue reading to find out more about Karen Pang…

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Toure Khady Malombe – Figure Athlete


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Toure has an amazing physique and is definitely a future pro in the making!

With her knowledge in fitness and her ‘never give up’ attitude, Toure is bound to turn heads and have people talking when she walks on stage.

Here’s a more about Toure Khady Malombe

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Leah Berti – IFBB Figure Pro


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Leah Berti just received her IFBB Pro Card this year in Figure and is excited to step on the Pro stage soon! Even though Leah is very busy with her full time career, she is very passionate about health and fitness and loves to help others achieve their fitness goals.

Find out more about Leah Berti…

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Tanis Tzavaras – IFBB Fitness Pro

Tanis Tzavaras - IFBB Fitness Pro


Tanis Tzavaras, an IFBB Fitness Pro, Mom, Gymnastics Coach and Trainer took the time to share some of her fitness background, accomplishments and future goals with MuscleBombshell.com.

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