About Me

Hello!  Welcome to my fitness blog.  

My name is Rachel Williams.  I am 42 years old, a single mom, a special agent and currently a natural figure bodybuilder competitor.  

I have been involved in athletics since I was a young child and hope to share my love of staying fit with you.  I currently compete in the world of Natural Figure Bodybuilding. Over the years, I have transitioned through a variety of sports and experienced varying levels of success in achieving my goals.

I grew up competing as a competitive swimmer in United States Swimming.  I swam in college and qualified as an All-American and transitioned into Master's Swimming as an adult.  Soon, I grew weary of 'just' swimming and eventually transitioned into marathons and triathlons.  I loved triathlons and thought I had found my niche.  Unfortunately, I suffered multiple running injuries and was forced to retire from a sport I had grown to love.   I needed a new goal, a new sport, a new challenge.

I have always lifted weights as a component of my training regime and loved the strength it gives me.  Little did I know, I would convert that training into a passion for a new level of fitness.

At the age of 38, I took up figure bodybuilding and haven't looked back. Figure bodybuilding is unlike any other sport I have competed in.  The biggest difference being it is a 'judged' sport. There is no finish line! 

I have had my share of successes and obstacles through out the years.   It has not always been easy but the reward makes it worth the journey.   

I encourage you to join me on my journey and begin one of your own!

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