Ever looked in health and fitness magazines and wondered just who those women are in various exercise poses? They’re female fitness models and fitness beauties and among some of the hottest women in the world.
Without these hot fitness models many dedicated females trying to lose weight and get into shape would have fewer people to be inspired by. Female fitness models, unlike ‘regular’ models, believe in living a healthy lifestyle. In fact, it is a necessary part of their job.
Training and eating well are what it takes to create a fitness model body and we have a list of 17 of the hottest fitness models who are currently working their butts off to show you what you can achieve.
1. Jennifer Nicole Lee
Actress, author, celebrity trainer, fitness model, and mom Jennifer Nicole Lee has graced the pages of national magazines, including 17 covers, since her amazing 70 pound plus weight loss. Well known and respected by her peers in the health and fitness industry, Jennifer Nicole Lee is on a mission to help increase the quality of everyone’s life.
Jennifer Nicole Lee is showing women everywhere that they can achieve their fitness goals while raising their families through her “How To Look Like A Fitness Model Without Being One” fitness program.
2. Amber Elizabeth
A self-confessed tomboy, Amber Elizabeth is not only a hot fitness model but is unlike many in her field. Raised in Africa by Missionary parents, Amber Elizabeth is one of the most popular fitness models to currently strut their perfectly defined bodies in a multitude of health and fitness magazines including Oxygen – where she graced the cover – Women’s Fitness, Women’s Health, Prevention, and HERS.
In order to stay magazine-cover ready at all times, Amber Elizabeth focuses on eating well (clean eating) and training regularly, admitting she likes to train in six week cycles to keep her body fresh and believes that training and eating like an athlete not a model, is the key to her success.
3. Annette Mibers
Moms take note: it is possible to look this great after children! Annette Mibers began training and competing in fitness competitions in 2002 when her second child was only one year old. Since then she has gone on to compete in fitness, figure shaping and modeling and couldn’t be happier.
As a personal trainer and fitness professional, Annette has appeared on five magazine covers, numerous layouts in magazines such as Oxygen, Muscle Mag and Inside Fitness, and is definitely one hot fitness model mom.
4. Carmen Garcia
Business woman, fashion designer, photographer and certified trainer, Carmen Garcia does it all. With a sparkling personality and exotic Latin look, Carmen Garcia is very popular with the fans at bodybuilding and fitness expos.
In addition to the many magazine layouts she has appeared in, Carmen also runs her own website to provide diet, training, and modeling advice for anyone wishes to achieve a body like hers.
Born in the Netherlands, it’s hard to believe this European beauty has only been competing for one year. Having never heard of fitness and figure competitions before working out in the gym, Chellss was inspired by photos of fellow fitness model Monica Brant.
After only three months of training Chellss competed in her first competition and finished 3rd. Chellss follows a training and nutrition plan that has been tailored to suit her needs.
6. Dana Hamm
Born in North Carolina, this self-confessed tomboy is often referred to as ‘the world’s most beautiful woman’ and is certainly one of the hottest fitness models around.
Starting her fitness modeling career in 2001, Dana is considered one of the most popular and successful print models ever to grace the covers and pages of fitness magazines such as Muscle & Fitness, Oxygen, Ultimate Athlete, and Pump. Dana Hamm keeps in top condition through a variety of activities including yoga, horseback riding, and sports.
7. Dianna Dahlgren
Nicknamed ‘Miss Supercross’, Dianna Dahlgren is a big fan of extreme sports as well as being a hot fitness model and IFBB Bikini Pro. When she’s not busy winning fitness and figure competitions such as the NPC Team Universe and NPC Los Angeles Bodybuilding, Figure and Fitness Championships (both in 2009), Diana is busy in the desert on her motorcycle or hitting the slopes on her snowboard.
Featured in Maxim magazine’s ‘Super Hotties of Supercross’, Dianna Dahlgren is one hot fitness model that every guy wants to date and every girl wants to be.
8. Jelena Abbou
Having featured in fitness magazines such as Oxygen, Muscle & Fitness, HERS, and Flex, Jelena Abbou is certainly a hot fitness model. Born in Serbia, she moved to the US at the age of 20 to pursue her dream of becoming a fitness model.
Wins in competitions such as the 2004 Natural Atlantic Coast INBF Pro, 2004 WBNF World Pro Natural Figure, and 2003 INBF Natural Monster Mash has certainly allowed Jelena to achieve her dream.
9. Jenna England
Like so many of her hot fitness model counterparts, Jenna England started life as a tomboy before discovering the benefits of figure shaping and carving a successful fitness career.
In addition to coming second in the WWE Nationwide Diva Search (2006), and winning both the 2001 Venus Model Search and 1998 Miss Hawaiian Topic, Jennifer has made a transition into action roles, starring in films such as Transformers, Fast and Furious, and Dodgeball.
10. Alicia Marie
Alicia Marie is a talented woman. Crowned the first ever Ms Muscle & Fitness in 2006, Alicia Marie has used her passion and enthusiasm for fitness to power her career. She is not only one of the hot fitness models to grace magazines such as HERS, Oxygen, Flex Magazine, Fitness, SELF, and Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness but Alicia Marie is a media personality, writer, and business owner, in addition to being a fitness model and champion.
Alicia Marie is most famous for the national ad campaign ‘Jergens Firming Body Lotion’ which made her butt famous. Not just a pretty face and hot fitness model, Alicia Marie has a degree in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Connecticut where she graduated Cum Laude with Honors and Distinction. She has also studied Writing for Broadcast News and Reporting (Columbia University) and is currently studying nutrition to add to her many, and varied skills.
11. Kiana Tom
Yet another hot fitness model who is also a mom, Kiana Tom is also a television host, author, actress, fitness expert and business woman.
This former cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, created, hosted and co-produced her own fitness series ‘Kiana’s Flex Appeal’ in 1995 and since then has gone on to create a number of other TV series, as well as authoring a number of fitness books.
Now a mother of two, Kiana has created a new series ‘FitMomTV’, which aims to show moms the importance of putting themselves first and maintaining their health and fitness.
12. Kristal Marshall
In addition to being a well-know and hot fitness model, Kristal Marshall is perhaps better known for her WWE work.
Kristal has appeared in music videos for 50 Cent and Ma$e and competed in the 2004 Miss Califtornia pageant. Kristal came first in the NPC USA Bodybuilding & Figure Championships in 2009, and second in the NPC Arnold Amateur Championships (2009).
13. Mary Castro
Mary Castro is probably better known for her film and TV roles but has also forged a career as a fitness model.
Raised in California and of Irish, French, Spanish, and Mexican descent, this beauty has followed her dreams of becoming both a model and actress, starring in Must Love Dogs, Entourage, Will & Grace, and Las Vegas (as Alec Baldwin’s girlfriend).
Mary has been featured in a number of magazines including the 2011 Issue 3 of the HB Culture Magazine and the August 2011 issue of Rukus Magazine.
14. Mindi Smith
Nutritionist, personal trainer, WBFF Pro Competition and IFBB Fitness Pro, Mindi Smith is not only one of the many hot fitness models but also a motivational speaker and actress, and hasn’t even turned 30 yet!
A property developer at the age of 20, Mindi’s love of training and nutrition saw her combining a successful real estate career with a forging fitness modeling and bodybuilding career at a young age. Believing it possible for women of all ages to have muscle and still look feminine, Mindi uses her 10 plus years of health, fitness and nutrition knowledge to motivate and inspire others.
Mindi is one of the fastest rising stars in IFBB history and has competed in, and won a number of events including NPC Sacramento 2009 (1st place – figure); WBFF World Championships 2009 (5th place – pro fitness); NPC Nationals 2009 (1st place – overall figure); IFBB Figure International 2010 (4th place); and IFBB Phoenix Pro 2010 (1st place – figure).
15. Monique Ricardo
Monique Ricardo (formally Minton) is an IFBB Bikini Pro, hot fitness model and NAGA Grappling Champion. Formally a runway model, Monique began training after seeing a figure show and was inspired by Jenny Lynn.
When she’s not preparing for a figure show, Monique can be found training for a grappling competition and follows a finely tuned program so she is always in top condition.
16. Tiffany Yee
Considered one of the ‘fittest everyday woman in America’, Tiffany Yee believes healthy eating and regular exercise is the primary reason for her youthful appearance. Not just a successful, and hot, fitness model, Tiffany graduated Summa Cum Laude from UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science (Business).
A former Denver Broncos cheerleader, Tiffany owns a Superbowl XXXIII championship ring and was a featured dancer on Soul Train during college. Tiffany is the first Ms Fitness USA title holder (2008) to be of Asian descent and the oldest competitor to win the competition.
17. Zuzana Spears
Now the owner of Body Rock TV, Zuzana Spears started her career as an adult model before following her passion for health and fitness to forge a successful fitness modeling career. Through her website, Zuzana and her husband aim to help others achieve their fitness goals through sound advice.
Fitness modeling is big business and many women are able to create extremely successful careers through their passion for healthy eating and regular exercise. Fitness models make great role models for all women as they promote the benefit of a healthy lifestyle with each cover or layout they appear in. And with many of the top 17 hot fitness models being mothers, there are inspiring other moms to commit to their own health and fitness goals.
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