Athlete-Model Christin Rossano

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Athlete/Model Christin Rossano

WBFF Competitor, Fitness Model and Fitness Motivator.

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Christin Rossano modeling her beautiful styles

Three years ago Christin Rossano was your typical High School student. Although she struggled with her looks, she was also struggling with her schoolwork, friends and her family’s loss. Even thru these struggles, she managed to have the most supportive family anyone could ask for. Apart from the culinary life that she dreamed for, she had other ideas brewing in her mind.

When Christin Rossano went away for college, she started realizing she was unhappy with her looks. She wanted to become fit, she was always the skinny toned ballerina however she wanted more, and she would have more. As a young adult her eye was caught by those fitness models sporting on the covers of magazines, shows and adds with their beautiful aesthetics. She wanted and craved that life and more.

Although Christin Rossano was motivated to transform her body, others around her tried to change her mind and bring her down off the ladder of her dreams. She remember trusting in someone and telling them her fitness goals only to be told the she would never accomplish her dream of that “Six Pack” abs and a well toned physique.

This just fueled her desires even more, her hearing that someone believed she did not have to courage to accomplish her dream truly made her insane. This was when she realized her dream was just starting to weave itself into reality and it began her journey towards a new life.

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As the months of training went by Christin Rossano was faced with all sorts of complications, hurdles one might call them. Time management of balancing her culinary schoolwork, friendships, and dance recitals and most importantly working out at the gym, there were plenty of opportunities for her to decide to just give up. At times she would break down and just cry at all the stress that was going on in her life.

That is where she realized that nothing in life was easy. To achieve what no one else can takes courage and a clear understanding that one must do what one thinks they can’t in order to become what most will never get a chance to be. At some point there were times in her career she was close to deciding to give up. She became discouraged, and almost lost all her will power. She had no motivation to continue in the kitchen or the gym.

She and her family faced a tragedy and were met with the news her Aunt got cancer, it was her aunt that gave her the courage to overcome. Her Aunt is a very strong willed woman with high hopes and most of all patience and persistence. After fighting for some time her Aunt’s test results came in and they realized she was almost cancer free. “My Aunt is what gave me my second wind.” she says. She could never imagine the ups and downs her Aunt has gone through but she did it, and if her Aunt can, she most definitely will.

Christin RosannoThis is when she became more determined than ever to continue her dreams and accomplish what most only dream of. Her decision to attach herself to her Alpha Mind Power and focus her mindset to not only achieving the goal but also surpassing it was now an easy task. She stopped making excuses, and realized that there is no real definition for perfection.

Most people think that beauty is only skin deep, and most people do not think to pay close attention to the important characteristic that make a person. Most feel that beauty is based solely on the exterior appearance. To her, true beauty consists of what is on the inside, that beauty comes from the love you give and see yourself with. The Love you give yourself and others finally shapes your personality.

These are the characteristics that became her goal to accomplish what she saw as “perfection”.  The way one can be so kind hearted and generous to others, even to those who have mistreated her in High School. She made it her goal to overcome the body she had and transformed her self into the perfection she always dreamed of.  Cleansing her mind of doubt, self-pitty and resentments is when her true transformation began showing results.

Christin Rossano realized that the universe answers your intentions and gives you what you think about the most. Her new outlook on helping others see that not everything in life is easy, but it is never impossible. Life is always going to throw curve balls at you and she wants teenagers, adults and even elderly adults to realize that if you always believe in yourself, anything is possible.

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Christin Rossano’s  VISION

Trying to branch out and get connected with different big time fitness magazines, food magazines, fashion magazines and federations.  She is trying to become sponsored eventually.  Fitness, fashion and eating clean is a way of life to her.  She lives to help others, she would rather help someone out than helping herself.  She is a culinary student from Johnson and Wales University.  She’s in the middle of trying to write her own book targeting culinary and fitness aspects.  She literally lives for it.

Christin RosannoNever in a million years did Christin Rossano see herself where she is in life today, she could never be more thankful from the deepest bottom of her heart. Now at only 20 years old,  a striving student, a daughter and now a fitness competitor. Not just an ordinary fitness competitor but a World’s Beauty Fitness and Fashion Competitor (The WBFF!).  She is now taking on the opportunity in helping others to reach their goals as well, by helping teenage girls as well as boys who are struggling in life with their appearances and show them we can all be beautiful. The ones who are in that unhealthy mental state of mind, the ones who are beaten down by hurtful words from their peers are the ones she wants to show that as a culinary major and an athlete, there are ways to embrace your body while being on a good diet.

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Candace Harmon WBFF Pro

by: Andrea Kincaid

Candace Harmon WBFF Pro

Candace Harmon WBFF Pro always has and always will go her own way. Five years after gracing the bodybuilding stage and competing in the figure category, Candace has not slowed down by any means. With her WBFF Pro status now earned, two E-books in the works, and a Power-lifting competition coming up early next year, Candace Harmon WBFF Pro is hardly a woman who will go unnoticed.

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Originally from Brownsboro, a small rural town in East Texas, this mom of 2 boys and wife of 11 years to husband Jeffrey, has always been an athlete. She was a recognized basketball player in high school and ran track. And, while she was weightlifting in college, it wasn’t until after her second child, Blake, was born in 2006 that she really took training seriously.

When I asked Candace Harmon WBFF Pro what made her get into the competing side of fitness, she told me, “I recall looking in the mirror one day and didn’t recognize that person. It looked like me but I didn’t know whose body that was. It was at that moment I decided to do something about it. I was curious whether or not I could get back in shape after having two kids, but I took it as a challenge.”

“For most women, the thought of working out is enough to exhaust them.” 

Candace Harmon WBFF ProNot only do you have to carve out the proper time to make it to the gym, but you have to be patient long enough to start to see real results. Then, take in consideration the diet and dedication that plays a big important role in achieving that dream body.

Unless you are fortunate enough to have a personal trainer come drag you out of that warm bed in the morning, achieving that fit appearance requires more than just a gym membership and a new pair of tennis shoes. However, Candace Harmon WBFF Pro isn’t like most women or mothers for that matter.

Candace Harmon WBFF Pro used that “other” person staring back in the mirror to fuel her desire to kick it into high gear and show other mothers out there that children shouldn’t be used as an excuse to not stay in shape, but as a catalyst to push yourself a little more each day to that get that physical appearance you have been dreaming of for so long. For those who are curious.  Candace Harmon WBFF Pro maintains an Off-Season body fat of 12% to 13%.

 “Everyone always remembers the moment they take first place in a competition.”

Whether it be for a promotion at their job, the first in line at some big sale or the first to win a big project, for Candace Harmon WBFF Pro, she remembers placing 7th out of 13 at her first bodybuilding competition and next to last at her second one. “The challenge now had been set. I could choose to walk away and think I wasn’t good enough or I could use that moment to push myself harder. I chose the latter.” That hard work, persistence and positivity paid off in May 2013 when she achieved the coveted Pro Status from the WBFF at the Kansas City show.

Candace Harmon WBFF Pro 4When I asked her how it felt to receive that honor after all that she had endured along the journey to that stage, Candace Harmon WBFF Pro shared, “I was in shock, they awarded me my first place trophy, but said nothing about offering me a Pro card. I thought to myself, well, I’ll get it next time and about that time, I was welcomed into the WBFF Pro family! I was overcome with emotion but held it together until I got backstage. That’s when I started to cry. I still get emotional thinking about that moment. I now understand what it means when people say it feels so surreal, it really does!”

After the lights go down and the stage is swept clean of the feathers and rhinestones from the theme wear, the reflection of the journey to stage begins. For Candace Harmon WBFF Pro, her favorite part about being up there, showing off all her hard work and dedication is the pose everyone is asked to do. She enjoys each moment and every second up there because it does go by rather quickly.

For most people, role models can be considered anyone from parents, to teachers and even best friends. Role models are those who aren’t necessarily of fame or fortune, glitz and glam, or even, rags to riches. They are who inspire us in multiple ways in all aspects of life. They are who we think of when we want to quit before our goal is achieved. For Candace Harmon WBFF Pro, her role model is one of both physical and inner beauty, IFBB professional figure and fitness competitor Nicole Wilkins. “Her photos are always classy and having met her in person, I can say she is really down to earth.”

After the long and grueling yet rewarding adventure to the WBFF Pro stage, most competitors take some well-deserved time off. Some even hang up their titles as competitors and go on to pursue other dreams. When I asked Candace what her plans are for the 2014 year, she assures me she is not hanging up anything just yet. “I plan to compete in at least one more WBFF Pro show and in my first Power-lifting event on January 18th in Longview, Texas at the Purefit Performance Fitness Expo.” She’ll also be hosting a clinic for those who are interested in competing.

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Often times, many people, women in general, get the wrong idea about what it takes to lean down and still manage to lose body fat while obtaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. There’s a saying, “Don’t expect to look like a million bucks when you eat off the dollar menu.” This couldn’t be anymore correct. For competitors such as Candace, off-season can be a time to unwind, loosen up the strings of a fierce diet, and introduce foods (that are still healthy) back into your daily eating routine. “If I want a little cheat, I take it. I still eat my grits with protein powder for breakfast and I will still eat a lot of fish and chicken for my main meals.” The same goes for the gym.

Once your season has come to an end, some competitors take a week off then jump back in the gym. “I work out an hour and fifteen minutes. I believe you can get an adequate workout in that time. But, you’ll still find me in the gym five days a week. It’s a way for me to relieve stress so I rarely take more than a couple of days off in a row.” And, like every competitor or athlete, we all lose a little fire somewhere along the process. That’s when drive, determination and motivation kicks into gear. You have to dig real deep inside to relight that flame that had you so sparked to want this goal.

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“Her poise, gratitude, effervescent personality and contagious smile”

I asked Candace what pushes her on a daily basis. “I am by nature a very driven person. However, being a role model for my children motivates me to be my best. I think it’s important my kids see mommy living her life and doing things for herself. I also think it’s important to see mommy fail from time to time. The way I choose to handle these moments are probably influencing them more than when mommy brings home a trophy.“

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