Athlete Spotlight – Body By O Angel
NQ Bikini Athlete Ann Marie
Name: Ann Marie
Division/Status: National NPC Bikini Competitor
Height/Competition: 5’3 1/2″ Age: 50
BIO: I proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and retired as a Company First Sergeant. I was a Marine Corps Drill Instructor at Parris Island, Recruiter in San Antonio Texas, and worked in Food Service Supply Chain Management during my 20 year career. Upon retirement, I became an ISSA Personal Trainer, d received a B. S. degree in Organizational Leadership and Business from Lipscomb University in Nashville Tennessee. Currently, I am working on a dual Master’s degree from Lipscomb University in Aging Services Leadership and Professional Executive Coaching with the International Coaching Federation.
As a US Marine since the age of 17, fitness had always been a part of my life! Upon my retirement, I missed the satisfaction of a disciplined fitness lifestyle. I also missed the challenge of competition. It was during my military career in 1996 while stationed in San Diego, I did my first NPC show and was bit by the Musclecontest Bug. Over the years, I dreamed of competing and working towards becoming an IFBB Bikini Professional.
At 48, I stopped dreaming and started doing! Today at the age of 50, I’m doing it and enjoying every step of the journey. You are never too old to make your dreams a reality and I am grateful for my BodybyO Family.
CONTEST RESULTS/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- 2016 NPC Iron Games, MusleContest Open Bikni B, 3rd place
- 2016 NPC Music City Muscle, Nashville Tn, Masters, 1st place
- 2015 NPC Armed Forces 1st place, SoCal 1st place Masters Bikini 40 A and 4th Masters 35 MuscleContest
- 1996 NPC Western All Forces Novice, Lightweight, and Overall Body Building Champion
HOMETOWN: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
CURRENT RESIDENCE: Nashville, Tennessee
FAVORITE BODY BY O PRODUCT: Immune Complex
FAVORITE CHEAT MEAL: Pizza, Ice Cream and Chocolate!
FAVORITE EXERCISE: Kim’s “Got Glutes” exercises on BodyBuilding.com
BEST ADVICE I EVER GOT: Was from Kim, “Don’t think, just do!”
INSTAGRAM: Ann Marie