Name: Lesley-Ann Armstrong
Born: 16th August 1983
Weight (On): 67kgs
Years Training: 7 years
Favourite Body Part: Legs/ Butt!
Favourite Exercise: Walking hill lunges
Sponsors: Muscle NH2, Harlequin Bodybuilding bikinis- Posing Outfits
Competition History: 2nd place NABBA Trained Figure 2010 4th place BNBF 2010 NABBA Miss Northern Ireland Trained Figure 2011 4th place NABBA British Finals 2011 NABBA Miss World 2012 Trained Figure and overall class winner 2nd place NABBA Miss Universe 2012 WBFF Worlds Las Vegas Figure Pro 2014
What is your background and how did you get started in bodybuilding? I always loved sports but really started resistance training about 5 years ago when I became a personal trainer. I wanted the figure that was strong and healthy for women and this then lead onto me taking part in my first competition in 2010!
Why do you love bodybuilding? I love the challenge of sculpting your body, having goals and aspirations to achieve something that you do all by yourself! It’s a lifestyle habit and its tough but very rewarding and has made me mentally as well as physically stronger. My confidence has grown also and I have a positive body image.
If you have to pick only 3 exercises, what would they be and why? Walking hill lunges, shoulder press and chin ups. I love these exercises and they really can change your body shape you just can’t not do them!
What’s the best training tip you could give to others? Proper form and technique is key to changing your body shape so forget about the ego training when doing weights!
What are your favorite meals and foods? I love porridge, greek yogurt, peanut butter and chicken. All healthy foods Iike prawns and smoked fish too. I really enjoy eating plain and clean I don’t miss take aways one bit.
Favourite cheat food? If its going to be anything its gotta be Krispy Kreme donuts!
Top 3 supplements you could not live without? BCAA’s, chocolate whey and l glutamine
How do you stay motivated? I keep challenging myself to new training programmes to see if they work. There is always new ideas so it’s hard to get bored! You can always get better so there is always room for improvement too! I enjoy seeing the changes new exercises has on my body and I can pass this onto clients too.
What shows have you got coming up, where can we see you compete? I just gained my WBFF Pro card so my next show will be the WBFF Worlds Las Vegas 2015 Figure Pro show!
Who are your favourite bodybuilders and idols? I don’t really have any idols to be honest, I am always striving to be better than myself and that is what I inspire towards : )