Ashley Spencer is an American track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres and the 400 metres hurdles. In the 400m hurdles, she is the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist. In the 400m, she is the 2012 World Junior Champion and the 2016 World Indoor silver medalist. At the 2012 World Junior Championships Spencer won gold medals in both the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter … [Read more...]
19 Questions With 3X Olympian Lolo Jones
Lolo Jones is an American hurdler and bobsledder who specializes in the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles. She won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at Louisiana State University. She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008, and 2009 in the 60-meter hurdles, with gold medals at the World Indoor Championship in 2008 and 2010. She was favored to win the … [Read more...]
Pole Vaulter Anicka Newell Talks About Olympics, Fitness & Diet
Anicka Newell is a Canadian track and field athlete competing in the pole vault. Anicka cleared 4.65 m (15 ft 3 in) at Texas State University San Marcos in June 2017 which is the second highest athlete all-time in Athletics Canada behind Alysha Newman. In July 2016, she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team. Newell also took part in the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's … [Read more...]
2X Olympic Gold Medallist Maggie Steffens Talks About Aiming For Olympics 2020 & Lots More!
Two times Olympic gold medalist Maggie Steffens is on the top of her game and preparation as she and her team gear up for the Olympic Games in 2020. As she aims to add another feather to her cap, Women Fitness had the wonderful chance to talk to Maggie about what is the best part about playing a team sport, how she wishes to revolutionise water polo and lots more in our Special … [Read more...]
Long Jumper Darya Klishina On What Inspires Her, Challenges Her & Makes Her Who She Is
Long jumper Darya Klishina has proven time and again, that she is an unstoppable force. Being one of the 19 Russian athletes competing as a 'neutral' at the World Championships, she won the silver medal with a season-best jump of 7.00m. With a stunning future ahead of her, let's catch up with Darya Klishina on what inspires her, what challenges her and what makes her who she … [Read more...]
Olympic, World & European Champion Lizzy Yarnold Creates History Yet Again!
Double Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold MBE cemented her place in sporting history not once, but twice. Lizzy sensationally won her second Olympic Gold at the PyeongChang 2018 Games, adding to the Gold she won in Sochi in 2014, becoming the first Team GB winter athlete to retain their Olympic title. Team GB’s most decorated Winter Olympian was also the first British athlete … [Read more...]
USA’s Jamie Anderson Strikes Gold At The Winter Olympics 2018!
Jamie Anderson took home gold in an abbreviated, windswept finals at the 2018 Winter Games. Anderson is now a two-time medalist after also taking the gold in Sochi four years ago. Slopestyle is one of the games’ most challenging snowboard events. Competitors have to build the speed to complete bigger and better tricks, all while filling their runs with grinds and jumps that … [Read more...]
2X Olympian Genevieve LaCaze Shares Her Fitness, Diet and Journey To Olympics!
Genevieve LaCaze is an Australian athletics competitor who specializes in the 3000 metre steeplechase. She held an athletics scholarship at the University of Florida. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Olympian Genevieve LaCaze shares her spectacular journey towards the … [Read more...]
Olympian Morgan Mitchell Is All Set To Create History In The World Of Athletics!
Morgan Mitchell is an Australian sprinter specialising in the 400 metres. She competed in the 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing and represented Australia in the Women's 400m and Women's 4x400m Relay at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Her personal best in the event is 51.25 seconds set in Birmingham in 2016. She started athletics in 2000, … [Read more...]
Madeline Hills On Her Fantastic Comeback To Running!
Madeline Hills is an Australian runner who placed fourth in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. On our 18th Anniversary celebrating women from all over the world, we bring to you this fantastic athlete, Madeline Hills, who joins Namita Nayyar, President Women Fitness in a conversation about her fitness journey and living her Olympic dream. Ms. … [Read more...]
World’s Greatest Female Pole-Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva Shares Her Fitness Journey
Yelena Isinbayeva is a Russian former pole vaulter. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist (2004 and 2008), a seven-time World Champion, the current world record holder in the event, and is widely considered the greatest female pole-vaulter of all time. Isinbayeva was named Female Athlete of the Year by the IAAF in 2004, 2005 and 2008, and World Sportswoman of the Year by … [Read more...]
Heptathlete Chantae McMillan Shares Her Journey To Living The Olympic Dream
Chantae McMillan is an American heptathlete who qualified to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Chantae McMillan placed third scoring 6003 points at 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. McMillan qualified for the 2012 London Olympics at the U.S. Olympic trials. She placed third with a score of 6188 points. At the trials, McMillan set personal bests in … [Read more...]
4-Times Olympian Lydia Lassila Talks About Living Her Childhood Olympic Dream!
Lydia Lassila is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medalist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. She is the 2010 Olympic champion and the 2014 bronze medalist. On 20 October 2010, Lassila was awarded the prestigious 'The Don' award by the Sport … [Read more...]
Hyleas Fountain: World Leading Heptathlete & Winner of Olympic Silver Medal Reveals Her Success Secrets
Hyleas Fountain was born in Columbus, Georgia. She is an American heptathlete. She was the silver medalist in the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Her famous Quote" Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything". Fountain has been one of the top heptathletes in the U.S. for the past seven years, with multiple national … [Read more...]
Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni Talks About Her Incredible Swimming Life!
Rebecca Soni is an American former competition swimmer and breaststroke specialist who is a six-time Olympic medalist. She is a former world record-holder in the 100-meter breaststroke (short and long course) and the 200-meter breaststroke (short and long course), and is the first woman to swim the 200-meter breaststroke in under 2 minutes 20 seconds. As a member of the U.S. … [Read more...]
Bronze Medalist Jolanda Čeplak Unveils Her Incredible Olympics Journey!
Jolanda Čeplak, born on September 12, 1976 is a Slovenian middle distance athlete. She was born in Celje and lived in Velenje until briefly moving to Monaco. She specializes in the 800 metres. Her most successful season was 2002. On March 2nd, at the European Indoor Championships in Vienna she beat local favourite Stephanie Graf and set the indoor world record at 1:55.82. In … [Read more...]
Double Olympic Gold Medalist Kelly Holmes Talks Olympics, Medals & Injuries!
Kelly Holmes (Dame Kelly Holmes) is one of the fastest athletes that world has ever encountered. Born on the year 1970, April 19 in Hidenborough, Kent, England, she represents herself as British Middle Distance Athlete. Accounting her success, she is the winner of 800 meter and 1500 meter distance run in 2004 Summer Olympics held in Athens. Being one of the major records, she … [Read more...]
Cupping: Gaining Popularity At Rio 2016
Purplish circles have been spotted on the swimmer's upper body poolside at the 2016 Olympics in Rio this week, one of them being 19-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps. The purpose of cupping is to enhance circulation, help relieve pain, remove "heat" and pull out the toxins that linger in your body's tissues. The Question arises - What is Cupping … [Read more...]