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Spring-Summer 2018
BY TERRI WHITSEL
NGA COMMUNICATION EXECUTIVE NGA PROMOTER PA
NGA PRO FIGURE OPEN & MASTER WWW NGAEASTCOASTNATURAL COM TERRI WHITSEL@GMAIL COM Lean Mean Many people people say that age age is is is is is is just a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a number but but how how how many many people people believe it? It is is is is is is not often to hear about teenage bodybuilders but they do exist In the the the NGA the the the Teen category is surfacing in in many shows nationwide and and their dedication fortitude and and discipline is is gaining a a a a a lot of attention These youngsters are showing the world a a a a a “stick to it” attitude that is a a a a a a a a a a a rarity and awarding them major wins on the the stage as as well as as in in in life The following are some of the NGA’s finest teen bodybuilders:
GRaNT GILSTRaP
inSpiRAtion
I I was inspired to to compete by my mentor Mr USA and founder of ULTRA-FIT John DeFendis
why did you chooSe the the ngA?
I I chose to compete in the the the NGA because it is a a a a a a great association and hosted the the first show I I I I ever watched I I I also chose it it because I I I value my health and and longevity and and want to stay natural tougheSt pARt oF coMpeting
The hardest part of my my prep was making the decision to to to to dedicate my my my life to to to to better better health and and a a a a a a a a a a better better future and and and this I I had to to to to to explain to to to to to my my friends and and family By sticking to to to to what I I I know is is right I I hope to to to shine a a a a a a a light upon them so that they may be be influenced to to make better lifestyle choices how do you bAlAnce eveRything?
I was able to balance school training and social life by scheduling my days in in in in in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a way that gives balance and and peace of mind It’s important to have have an an an an an outlet aside from personal training and and I I have have been blessed with the the the opportunity to to help others achieve their fitness goals too FutuRe plAnS
My future plans are to continue helping others become healthier and and happier with Ultra-Fit Also I I am making the best of what what life gives me me me and and taking every moment to appreciate what what I I have Hometown: Education:
Current Age: Competition Age: Age: coMpetitionS
Easley Easley SC
Easley Easley High School Tri-County Tech
20 19
NGA Red Rose Classic
- Lancaster SC
clASSeS
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