What is your height and weight?
Height : 1.69 m / 5'6Ĺ", Weight : 65 KG / 143 lbs.
How old are you?
24 years old
Where do you currently reside?
Venray , The Netherlands , Europe
What is your profession?
Iím a Militair in the Dutch Army & also a personal trainer.
How did you get started into lifting weights and training?
I started training because my friend was going to compete.
When I was at his competition I would like to do it also so I
prepared myself for my first competition in March 2012.
Were you athletic growing up? What other sports have you
done or are currently doing?
I started Gymnastics when I was three, four years old. I did that
for 13 years. After that I went into the Military so I quit
gymnastics and started all the sports in the army: Running,
Fitness and also competed in the Military pentatlon. Now I do
Fitness and also running.
What are your goals in figure/bodyfitness?
My goal for now is to become a Professional in Figure in the IFBB.
In your opinion, what is your best bodypart?
I think my best parts are my abdominals because you see them very
well and they are symmetrical.
Do you enjoy being strong? Why?
Yes , I like it when women are good in sports and are strong on
their on way. Like this quote: ďThere is nothing
more beautiful than a strong woman.Ē
Do you enjoy being onstage?
Sometimes I get nervous but when Iím on stage I enjoy it because I
can show what I worked for all the time.
Why do you love lifting weights?
I love lifting weights because it's a sport in which you can
always do different training. So that keeps it interesting to
train every time again.
Tell us what a typical day is like your you.
Wake up , Breakfast, Working & Eating every 2-3 hours,
Training, Keep my sites up-to-date, Sleeping
What misconception about physique athletes/muscular women would
you like to dispel?
When people see my pictures they think that we are muscular
monsters , but when they see me in normal clothes they didnít see
it. And then everybody want to know how you get such a body.
So what I meant to say is we are beautiful, strong, athletic
women! And you got different sizes and every women likes her own
style and people have to respect that.
Person you would like to meet?
I always like to meet new people. There is not really a person
that I specially want to meet, but when I get the chance I would
like to meet Our Queen of the Netherlands.
Anything else we should know about you?
That my family and friends are very important to me. They always
support me in what I do. For more information you can also check
out my site : www.lesleybarents.com