Rachelle Cannon


Bodybuilding competitor Rachelle Cannon has quickly patented her title as the "Queen of Quads" in the health fitness world, and in her first article for Bodybuilding.com, she shares her training tips for developing thick but sexy quadriceps, hamstrings, calves and glutes!

    Born: Bristol , Connecticut
    Current Residence: Washington , D.C. metro area
    Current Occupation: Independent Wellness Consultant

    Website: www.rachellecannon.com

    • U.S. Sports Academy - Master of Sport Science degree in Health & Fitness Management
    • U.S. Coast Guard Academy - Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science
    • The Cooper Institute - Certified Physical Fitness Specialist, Biomechanics of Resistance Training Specialist, Dietary Guidance Specialist, and Health Promotion Program Director
    • Commissioned Officer, U.S. Coast Guard (1996-2001)
    • Health Promotion (Wellness) Program Manager for U.S. Coast Guard (2000-2002)
    • Aerobics instructor (1999-2002)
    • Bodybuilding competitor (1998-Present)
    • Nutrition counselor and personal trainer (2003-Present)
    • Bodybuilding Choreographer – 2005 and 2006
Professional Associations/Affiliation:
    • International Society of Sports Nutrition ( www.sportsnutritionsociety.org)
    • National Physique Committee
    • Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders
    • Local Women's Bodybuilding Committee
Contest History:
    • 1998 – 2006: I competed in 11 shows over the course of these years as a bodybuilder, winning many Best Poser Awards
    • 2006: I competed in 2 Figure shows
    • 2007: I plan to compete in my first show of the year as a Fitness Competitor!

*Photos by Reg Bradford.