The 2021 IFBB Professional League season was an thrilling one for the ladies’s bodybuilding division. Due to the variety of exhibits being held, and the world-class athletes taking the stage, the division will not be solely as aggressive as ever, it’s as common as ever too.
Nevertheless, one athlete was lacking from the scene in 2021 – Aleesha Younger. The 2019 Wings of Energy Chicago Professional champion hasn’t been onstage since she took fourth place on the 2020 Rising Phoenix World Championships. The native of Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah advised Isabelle Turell on the Ft Rockstar Present that she was 4 weeks out from a contest, however she was beginning to not really feel like herself.
“I received about 4 weeks out, and simply received extraordinarily, extraordinarily, sick. And for the primary, you recognize, couple days, I’m like ‘oh, this can move. It’s positive. Hold pushing. Hold pushing,” she mentioned. She additionally shared that it took her household to persuade her to not compete and deal with her well being.
“After which, you recognize, the those that I really like, that genuinely care, have been like ‘no, this isn’t okay.’ So, at that time, bodybuilding undoubtedly has to take a backseat.”
She opted to not solely pull out of that present, however she skipped your complete 2021 season. Between her personal well being and household points that got here up, Younger decided it was greatest to give attention to herself and her family members. Whereas her presence from competitions was missed, she would completely do the identical factor if she needed to make the choice once more.
“With out your well being, you actually don’t have anything,” mentioned Younger. “So, well being is wealth. The stage will at all times be there.”
Now, she is seeking to return to the stage as a competitor, and he or she already has concepts of what she must do to be able to be within the last callouts for the win in no matter present she jumps in.
“I believe for me, it’s at all times going to be about conditioning,” she shared. “So, simply conserving as a lot muscle as potential, however getting that like, actually, actually lean conditioning.”
Turell and Younger take deep dives into quite a few subjects, together with her upcoming clothes line, exploring her new passion of pictures, tricks to succeed on social media, and much more. Go to www.wingsofstrength.com to catch this in addition to all episodes of the Match Rockstar Present each Saturday at 12 midday Japanese time. Don’t neglect to comply with @fitrockstarshow on Instagram as effectively.