I'm 45 almost 46 mom of 2 boys 24 an 22. I have enjoyed fitness and being healthy most of my life after being overweight 25 years ago.

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What would you recommend to others who want to be fit and healthy?

Start slow and add in more time or up your reps. Don't be hard on yourself if you slip change doesn't happen overnight...

How does fitness positively influence your life?

Fitness has influenced my life in so many ways. From overcoming Breast cancer divorce and a abusive relationship. Fitness has be my out, my safe place. It kept me strong throughout my treatments and 6 reconstructive surgeries..

If you were the next Ms Health and Fitness, what would you do with $20,000?

If I were to be the next Ms Health and fitness, What I would do with 20k is finish medical esthetics school and help other women whom are struggling with Breast cancer.