There are six divisions for ladies to compete in on the IFBB Professional League circuit. This provides rivals extra choices to think about primarily based on how their physiques change in addition to new challenges to face. One shining instance of an athlete that has taken benefit of such a chance is Sheena Ohlig. She initially turned skilled in Girls’s Physique, however she advised Femme Flex Friday hosts Lenda Murray and Whitney Jones that ladies’s bodybuilding was a greater match for her.
“Girls’s bodybuilding, they’re the trailblazer division,” stated Ohlig. Whereas she believes that the division she is in now could be the perfect for her, she agrees that having extra choices is healthier for the athletes and followers.
“There are such a lot of totally different physique varieties for ladies, and I believe that it validates everybody’s athletic potential.”
The previous observe athlete initially began in Determine, and turned professional in Physique. She had been making ready to compete in that division on the 2020 Chicago Professional.
“My coach stated, ‘hey, why don’t we leap as much as girls’s bodybuilding, and provides it a go?’” she advised Jones and Murray. “Three days earlier than the present.”
Thankfully, Ohlig was in a position to rely on fellow professional Monique Jones to assist study the brand new poses. She positioned ninth at that contest, however girls’s bodybuilding seems to be the perfect match for her right this moment, and that’s evidenced by her win on the 2021 Chicago Professional.
Ohlig is understood for her contagious vitality and constructive outlook. That may be credited to realizing what she is ready to benefit from, and never letting issues exterior of that trouble her.
“Management what you possibly can management. Let go of what you possibly can’t management,” she stated.
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