Season 3 of Femme Flex Friday is right here. Eight-time Ms. Olympia Lenda Murray and 2018 Rising Phoenix World Champion Alina Popa are again to teach, entertain, and inform followers on the ladies’s aspect of the game each Friday, and so they started the brand new season with a recap of the primary annual NPC Nationwide Ladies’s Seminar. The occasion, organized by Sandy Williamson, was held on January 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“That was completely wonderful to be there, to really feel the vitality of all of these athletes,” Popa mentioned. “To me, what was so wonderful was that this had by no means been executed within the federation.”
The target of the seminar was to function a workshop for girls within the business, particularly on the NPC stage. There was no cowl cost to be concerned, and 350 athletes had been in attendance.
“I consider for each division for girls, that they had the illustration there,” Murray added. “The highest ladies on this planet had been there.”
Among the many 18 execs that had been in attendance had been Bikini Olympia champions Jennifer Dorie, Ashley Kaltwasser, and Janet Layug, The reigning Ms. Olympia, Health Olympia, and Determine Olympia champs had been additionally there to share their knowledge. Andrea Shaw, Whitney Jones, and Cydney Gillon all had clever and type phrases that impressed everybody there. What stood out to Popa was that the women had been so open to sharing their particular person tales.
“I had lots of ladies coming to me and telling me their tales, simply because there was one other feminine ear there to hearken to them,” she defined. “All of them had lovely tales, and so they simply wished to speak.”
Murray additionally appeared again at how far the sport and training in general has come because the first time she walked right into a fitness center in 1984. There weren’t practically as many girls coaching again then like there are right this moment.
“It was smaller numbers, nevertheless it was simpler (to stay collectively),” Murray informed Popa, who replied in settlement whereas recalling coaching in Switzerland in her early years.
“You probably did really feel that help.”
Popa and Murray each continued to share tales that give an excellent glimpse into the ladies’s aspect of the game in addition to how vital the comraderie has been for them and others within the sport and business. Catch each episode of the brand new season of Femme Flex Friday, in addition to previous episodes, over at www.wingsofstrength.net .