Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Gabriella Bankuti

Gabriella Bankuti-fitness

Gabriella Bankuti

Beautiful Hungarian Figure competitor Gabriella Bankuti.
You may not know a lot about this young lady, but she has a lot going on.
She's a (take a deep breath) Fitness and Figure Competitor, personal trainer, teacher, Multiple Scitec Champion, Hungarian Cup Champion, International Absolute IFBB Champion, Coordinator of Tozobodyformers Team, Mental Health Consultant AND Lifestyle Consultant!

She is also affiliated with the IWI Europe Education Center as a trainer.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Angela Fong

Angela Fong-wrestling

Angela Fong is a Canadian model, actress, professional wrestling valet and female wrestler.
She was born on February 3, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Another beautiful woman from Canada.

Angelina started out appearing in model and bikini contests, she got some minor roles in movies and TV, and she was a B.C Lions Felions Dance Team Cheerleader.
So fitness is second nature to her.
She was in the 2007 WWE Diva Search, and even though she didn't place, the WWE signed her to a developmental contract in February 2008.

Angelina was sent to the WWE's developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) and started out as a valet, having catfights with some of the girls there.
But soon she began to develop actual wrestling skills and was moved into real matches there.
She is the current Queen of FCW.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Katrinka Knox

Katrinka Knox-fitness

Katrinka Knox is a 5' 3" tall NPC Figure Competitor from Oregon.
She competed in the Emerald Cup last year and came in 18th place in the Over 5'2 to 5'3 category.
You can visit her MySpace page here:

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Jung Dayeon

Jung Dayeon-fitness

The woman who kick-started the "momjjang" (hot body) fad in Korea, Jung Da-yeon.
This young lady transformed herself through exercise, and is known as an expert on physical training and exercise now.
She has released a popular fitness book, a DVD called "Momjjang Diet" and even been in a K-drama (in Korea) called "Aquarius".
Jung played a fitness instructor.
She has her own website, that is in Korean and Japanese.

And here are some clips from her TV show FIGUREROBICS from YouTube:

Jung Dayeon-exercise

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Gail Kim

Gail Kim-fitness

Well we took a departure last time with MMA, so let's move a little further away into the world of pro wrestling.
Even if wrestling is staged, you have to be in shape to take the bumps, bruises and chairshots that wrestlers get every week (and in some cases every night).

So let's start with Gail Kim.
Gail is a Canadian-born pro wrestler, valet, model, and actress of Korean descent.
She has held the Womens Wrestling Championship in both the WWE and TNA.

Before wrestling, Gail participated in basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball and badminton, and was named "Athlete of the Year" twice at York Memorial Collegiate Institute in Toronto.
She studied kinesiology at the University of Toronto and nutrition at Ryerson University.

And of course as I mentioned before, Gail was both the WWE Women's Champion and the TNA Women's World Champion.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Hisae Watanabe

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And here is the lady that handed Satoko Shinashi her first loss, Hisae Watanabe.
Hisae was born on October 21, 1980 in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
She has been competeing since 2002 and is a former DEEP Ladies' Lightweight champion with a MMA record of 19-6-0.

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Shonda Lee

Shonda Lee-muscle

Beautiful figure competitor Shonda Lee is from Shreveport, Louisiana.
She's 5' 5" and weighs 121 ripped and lean pounds.

Contest History:
2008 NPC Southern Classic (MS) - 5th Place, Class C
2008 NPC Louisiana BB & Figure (LA) - 3rd Place, Medium Class
2008 NPC Nationals (GA) - 8th Place, Class C
2008 Bikini USA International (Mexico) - 7th place

Shonda also does modeling and you can visit her Model Mayhem page here:

Shonda Lee-fitness

Friday, April 10, 2009

Satoko Shinashi

This entry is different from our usual fitness models, bodybuilders and physical trainers.
Satoko Shinashi is a female Japanese mixed martial arts fighter.
Of course no one doubts that MMA fighters are fit, a lot of the fitness models here and on my other fitness blogs use MMA training as one of their ways to stay in shape.

Satoko was born on January 29, 1977 in Tokyo, Japan.
(Hmmm...thats me, Liza Kampstra and Satoko all born on January 29th.)
She uses Judo, Sambo, and jiu-jitsu in her matches, and is known for her armbars.
Actually she is 28-2- 2 ( her website lists her record at 30-2-2 ) in fighting with 22 of those wins being via submission and 17 of those submissions were armbars.
Pretty much if she gets an armbar locked in, it's over.
Her two losses were to Mai Ichii by decision and Hisae Watanabe by knockout.

You wont be seeing her in the ring anytime soon though.
Back in January, it was announced that Satoko is pregnant.

You can visit her website here:

And here is a video of her in action against various opponents.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Krissy Chin

Krissy Chin-Fitness
photo: Michael Eckstut

Krissy Chin is a Physical Therapist, Fitness Model and IFBB Figure Pro.

Contest History:
2007 NPC Gaspari Nutrition Jr. USA Bodybuilding, Fitness and Figure Championships
2007 NPC Junior Nationals Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest -2nd place
2007 NPC Team Universe Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Championships - 1st place
2007 IFBB Houston Pro Figure Contest -7th place
2007 IFBB Europa Super Show -16th place
2008 IFBB Houston Pro Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest- 7th place
2008 IFBB Jacksonville Pro-Figure / Dexter Jackson Classic -4th place
2008 IFBB New York Pro Figure -14th place
2008 IFBB Atlantic City Pro -6th place

You can visit Krissy's website here:

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Liza Kampstra

The gorgeous Liza Kampstra is a knock out in more ways than one.
This young lady had to give up her first love soccer because of an injury.
But did that stop her?
She began training with IFBB Pro Carla Sanchez and the Performance Ready Team and look at her now.
Now she's an IFBB Professional Fitness Athlete, Mom, MMA ring girl and model.
And she has started building a very impressive contest history.....

2007 NPC Gaspari Nutrition Jr. USA Bodybuilding, Fitness and Figure Championships, 12th place
2007 NPC Junior Nationals Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest, 5th place
2007 NPC Team Universe Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Championships, 11th place
2007 NPC USA Bodybuilding And Figure Championships, 8th place
2008 NPC Junior National Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships, 2nd place
2008 NPC Team Universe Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure National Championships, 2nd place

For more info and pics, you can visit Liza's website here: