A proud Colorado Native - Spencer developed a passion for any sport he played in. Whether it was basketball, football or the baseball diamond he was always competitive. After obviously trying to get to the next level of pro competition - he was able to realize the value of hard work and dedication. After inspiring to be a professional athlete and realIzing he would fall short - it didn't stop him from inspiring to help people - high school - middle school - and youth to pursue their dreams in whatever the sport may be. Always working out and training - he maintained a full time job - which required a 40 hour work week as well as a being a father. All of these while pursuing the ideal body for the working the professional. Seeing so many great athletes cross the stage in Colorado - he began the pursuit of wanting to do the same. RealIzing that being a father - having a career - he had to adjust his lifestyle. Being in sales as well as in the bar industry can lead to a series of bad habits - staying out late - drinking - as well as a combo of not eating healthy. In an effort to find out what it takes to achieve the body he wanted - he enrolled in a gym - hired a coach (which is key) - and followed a steady workout regiment.
Jason Alan Robinson
Jason was literally born to fight, not just for himself but for people of all types to realize their full potential and God given destiny and purpose. His mother was told that she would not be able to have any more children due to medical complications and that she needed a hysterectomy. Rod and Dolores, Jason's parents chose not to believe this report from the doctors and chose to keep trying, believing and praying for the second child they both desperately wanted. In the summer of 1976 their dream would become a reality and Dolores would conceive! After finding a OBGY they were comfortable with and working through a challenging pregnancy Dolores would begin delivery in the wee hours of the morning on February 26th, 1977 in Anaheim, California. It wasn't long before the heart beat of the unborn child went away and Rod the expecting father would be replaced in the delivery room by a team of doctors to deliver what was expected to be a lifeless child. Dolores prayed at the top of her lungs refusing to believe her baby had no life and that evening an anxious Rod saw his healthy 8 1/2 pound baby roll by him into the nursery. Jason has been fighting for LIFE ever since.
I've been competing about seven years. I started in figure and when women's physique was introduced to the NPC I gave it a shot! Four years later I ended up competing for my pro card in las Vegas. I plan to compete this year in the IFBB and see where it takes me. I've dreamed of this for a long time and I'm ready to take it to the next level with sculpted MD by my side. I train out of Armbrust pro gym in wheat ridge Colorado and am a Denver native. I have a wonderful family who supports my vision and couldn't be more thankful for everyone's support.
Heather Grace is a two-time Professional Athlete (current top-tier IFBB Women’s Physique Pro); personal trainer; contest preparation coach; and nutrition consultant. She began her athletic career as a gymnast at 5yrs old and eventually gravitated toward the basketball court, volleyball court, and track, as a teenager. She went on to play NCAA Division I Basketball at Columbia University in New York and Professionally in Brazil. Heather entered her first NPC show 2006 and earned her IFBB Pro Card in Figure in 2011. She transitioned to the Women’s Physique Division in 2014 and went on to take a 3rd, two 2nds, and win two Pro Shows (while also qualifying for the 2014 and 2015 Olympia). She was also one of eleven women in the world selected to compete in the Inaugural Ms. Women’s Physique International Show at the 2015 Arnold Classic Sports Festival. As a trainer, Heather prides herself on tailoring specific programs to meet the needs of her clients. Her clientele ranges from young aspiring athletes, to “soccer-Moms” and executives, to collegiate and professional athletes. She is constantly searching for better and more efficient methods to achieve the client’s desired result. As a contest preparation consultant, she is meticulous with consistent adjustments and encourages constant progression (on and off season). The beauty of contest preparation lies in the transformation which can be extreme, but should also be safe. Heather believes the process is a lifestyle and encourages her clients to adopt a balanced, long-term approach in reaching their goals toward the stage. Heather holds a degree in Political-Economy from Columbia University; Personal Training Certifications with ACE and NASM; and a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification.
I started training at the beginning of 2007 and first stepped on stage at the NPC Colorado State in 2008. When I first started, I had no intention of ever stepping on stage. I was just unhappy with being so skinny and wanted to add a few pounds. As I started to grow, so did my admiration for the great bodybuilders. I secretly wanted to follow their footsteps but I doubted my ability to. As I grew and grew, I started to consider taking that step and chose to do the Colorado State since both of my sisters were also competing in that show, Laura in figure and Dana in bodybuilding. So, as a family we entered and my main motivation was that I just wanted to see if I even enjoyed being under the lights. I weighed in at 181 pounds and from the moment I stepped past the curtain I was hooked!!! There is always something you can do better, or a way you could work harder. If it’s really a passion for you and it’s truly a love for you, than use it as a way to fuel your training. Vow to never make the same mistakes and vow to work harder. I believe it’s important for a bodybuilder to lose a competition. If you can make it through that then you have an opportunity to learn so much more about yourself, and learn more about dedication and determination.
Brandi is an Army veteran, business owner and mother of two young boys. Before deciding to compete in NPC Bikini Brandi always had a passion for fitness. She joined the Army at 17 and celebrated her 19th birthday while serving in Iraq. She believes that her military background is the foundation for her fitness lifestyle. The Army not only taught her self discipline but also the ability to be strong both mentally and physically. After her career in the Army, she went on to get her Bachelors degree in psychology and start her own eyelash extension salon in Denver (Glitzy Lashes), while also raising two boys. Having had two children Brandi found different avenues for losing weight and pushing her body. Running was her passion, however it just wasn't helping to get her the physique or weight loss she wanted. After her second child she began weight lifting classes at her local gym and fell in love with the results. Since then she has chosen to set new goals to push her fitness to the next level. She watched one of her good friends compete in an NPC competition and decided to "try" it out. Not only did she find a whole new passion for fitness but also a lifestyle change that will continue for life. Brandi recently completed nationally at the 2015 NPC North American Championships in Pittsburgh and plans on competing again nationally very soon. Her passion for fitness continues to grow as she keeps setting goals for herself as an NPC Bikini Athlete.
Kellen was born an athlete. From a very young age he was introduced to athletics by his father. And for as long as he can remember he was a fierce competitor and was taught to always give it his all and to strive to be the best, no matter what the cost may be. He grew up putting his competitive edge to the test by playing baseball, football, and basketball every season until he finally graduated high school. It was at that point he decided to put all focus on his schooling and future. He then got accepted into the Colorado School of Mines where he graduated with a mechanical engineering degree with a minor in economics. His future was set and looked very bright. To satisfy his craving for competition and athletics, he participated in men's rec league sports year round with his friends. But something was missing, he desired the real competition. He desired being pushed to his limit and missed the competitive edge he was born to be a part of. Being that he had already been lifting weights since he was 15, he decided to try out bodybuilding. And it was then that he fell in love with the sport! Kellen has now been competing as a physique athlete since early of 2014, and continues to grow and get better each show. And just like he did on the gridiron, the court, and the diamond, he now brings his potential and competitiveness to the stage of bodybuilding.
Krista is a Colorado native and has been an athlete all her life. Running track, cross country and swimming since junior high she was always disciplined and into fitness. After high school she maintained her love of fitness by being a fitness instructor and staying active in the gym. In the 90’s, the female bodybuilders intrigued her~their ability to change and sculpt their bodies with diet and training became an obsession. She started competing in the bodybuilding division (it was the only division back in those days) and did fairly well. After competing in bodybuilding she left the sport but continued training in the gym. Fast forward to 2009….Krista was approached by someone at the gym who mentioned she she compete in “figure” having not idea what figure was, she looked into it and decided to see if she still had the will power and dedication that it took to get on stage. She competed twice in 2009 taking 3rd at the Northern and 1st a few months later at the Rocky. In 2012 Krista turned pro by winning the over all at Masters Nationals, at the age of 45! She has competed in 41 figure shows (amateur and pro combined), placing in the top 10 in the majority of shows with 2016 being the most successful year so far with 3 top 3 placings and earning a spot in the 2016 Mr. Olympia in Las Vegas. This was Krista’s second Mr. Olympia competition~earning bragging rights as one of the top 20 figure pros in the world! She continues to strive for improvements and has plans on continuing her pro career for many years to come!
Axi - Irina Kiselev-Kononenko
My name is Irina Kiselev-Kononenko, and I am an Artist. I was born October 3rd 1977 in Moscow, Russia. When my family first came to visit US I was about 14 years old, and lived between two countries ever since. As a child growing up in Moscow, I was always fascinated with the human body, its grace and beauty – its form and movement. I can still remember my first Muscle & Fitness magazine, and how inspired I was by these amazing athletes. That is where my dream of fitness has started. Competing in this sport has proved to be a rewarding and a constant challenge – a battle of will. God blessed each of us with the power to control our bodies and health, to create and transform ourselves. My body is my own Art project, my Goal is to Create, Motivate and Inspire others to see the beauty in ourselves, to be happy. I am blessed with amazing people in my life: my friends, my parents, my husband and my son, I am very thankful for all the love and support they have been giving me. I am living my dream!
48 years old. Stock Broker/Trader, Mother of 3 and the owner of Nutrition Center and My Lifestyle Personal Training. When I first began lifting weights I was inspired by Rachel McLish and Gladys Portugues. They combined beauty with an aesthetically appealing physique. I was never inspired to try and become excessively muscular. It was a lean defined physique that I inspired to achieve. I gained a better understanding of how important nutrition is as a result of participating in a physique transformation challenge. My everyday diet consists of a balance of protein carbohydrates and fats. I eat low glycemic carbohydrates, a portion of quality protein, and I utilize a combination of all three fat types and a green vegetable. I have one cheat meal a week. My favorite cheat meal is sushi. I train 3 days a week. Heavy compound movements seem to be what makes my body respond the best. Recent research has show women respond better to lower reps and heavy weights. I don't have a lot of time to go to the gym so cardio is not part of my daily routine. I remain lean by eating healthy and using high quality supplements from Nutrabio. I will admit that the most important part of how I remain young, energetic and feeling sexy is that I keep my hormones balanced. I go to Image anti aging clinic for hormone replacement therapy. At 48 years old Image offers everything I need to feel great! We refer all of our personal training clients to Image to help them achieve optimal weight loss. Even if you are not an exercise enthusiast but want to feel young, sleep better, lose a few pounds and regain your youthful energy and sex drive, I would encourage you to go to Image and discover the fountain of youth.
I was always athletic growing up but could never find that one thing that I was truly passionate about. I dieted off and on trying to fit in with the skinny fad but it never worked for me. I moved to Denver in 2013 with my fiancé. I had been training with a couple who introduced me to the sport of bodybuilding. I knew then that I wanted to compete in figure, but I didn’t make the time to actually do a prep and compete. I started drinking heavily and using coke. I continued to spend time in the gym but wasn’t seeing results due to my damaging lifestyle and terrible diet. In the summer of 2014 I went to Colorado State to watch a friend compete. I was hooked! I signed on with my friend’s coach, Russ Allen, and started prep for the Rocky Mountain Championships. That first time on stage was incredible! I didn’t do well that show but I loved the whole journey so I went right back into prep for the Northern. I took overall in both novice and open figure that show, then went on to take third in my class at Junior Nationals. Competing has completely changed my life. I no longer drink or use coke. It has taught me self control and discipline. I have finally found that one thing that I am incredibly passionate about. I am currently getting my personal training certification so that I can help others see how fitness can change their lives for the better. I am also continuing to compete, as my dream is to get my pro card and go on to compete at the Olympia someday! - Facebook: Ariel Hollibaugh - Instagram: mhariel303
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