5 Women Who Overcame Obstacles Through Fitne

1. Brittany Culp Corpus Christi, Texa Stats: 28 • 125 lb • 5’8″ Gig: Counselor and personal trainer

Meet Brittany Culp, an NPC bikini competitor. She's defying the odds with her hereditary blindness, proving that visual limitations aren't her biggest challenge. Brittany acknowledges battling depression throughout her life as her true obstacle. Despite her visual impairment, she's learned to look beyond herself and embrace the positive.

2. Emily Cramer Lakeland, Florida Stats: 27 • 140 lb • 5’8″ Gig: Online personal trainer

Emily Cramer: A lifelong dancer, began weightlifting at 19, debuted in bikini competition at 22. Her inspiration? Mom, Anita Susanne, a runner and Spin instructor. Tragedy struck in 2018: Mom lost a battle with melanoma on Emily's wedding day. Crushed, Emily grappled with grief, affecting her daily life.

3. Johanna Sambucini Brooklyn, New York Stats: 32 • 122 lb • 5’7″ Gig: Holistic nutritionist, yoga teacher and fitness model

Johanna Sambucini, plagued by digestive problems, cystic acne, and chronic stress, decided it was time for a change. In her early 20s, she sought to transform her life through better nutrition and fitness. She aimed to enhance her overall well-being and appearance.

4. Kalley Tucker Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada Stats: 29 • 135 lb • 5’5½” Gig: Licensed practical nurse

Kalley Tucker, a dedicated nurse, refuses to let her busy career derail her fitness goals. Despite working 12-hour shifts, she prioritizes health and wellness, hitting the gym before bedtime. Her motto: "People make time for what's truly important, and I'm no exception."

5. Shondreka Palmer Atlanta, Georgia Stats: 37 • 135 lb • 5’7½” Gig: Home Depot project planning team

At 12, Shondreka Palmer was hit by a van, breaking her leg and arm. Surgery followed, with her leg casted. Months in a wheelchair, then crutches. But she persevered, relearning to walk. It took 1.5 years, but she triumphed.

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