Simone Sziksai

Background

I guess I started my journey along the fitness path when I was six years old. I entered a gymnastics class and soon became a gymnastics competitor. In 1987 I competed in my first and last State gymnastics competition. I began playing other sports such as tennis, basketball, softball and running track. In 1988 I was the Regional Junior Olympic 80 meter Hurdle Champion. In 1993 my High School Tennis team became the Southern Six Conference Champions and in 1997 my College Tennis team won the WVIAC Division II Championship. I am also proud to say that I hold the record for the most Varsity Letters earned at Greater Johnstown High School with a total of 14.

I was introduced to the fitness world in the summer of 1998 when I entered a Modeling and Talent competition. I placed third for my dance / gymnastics talent, and was recruited to do fitness competitions. I entered my first fitness competition in October of 2001 and qualified for the Fitness America Finals in Las Vegas, NV. I ended up placing 44th out of 96 ladies, and I was very excited to do so well for only my second competition! I feel like my recruitment was a blessing, and I plan on continuing to better myself in the fitness industry.Name: Sim򮥠Sziksai
Years in Fitness: 1 year
Favorite Body Parts: Triceps
Favorite Exercise: Versa Climber and Plyometrics
Favorite Supplements: CytoPro Whey Protein and Taraxatone
Hobbies: Acting, Fitness, Sports (tennis, basketball, softball) and listening to music
Favorite Fitness Competitors: Monica Brant, Susie Curry, Mia Finnegan and Tanya Merryman

Check out my web site at www.simone6i.com.

Articles

  • My Journey Back To The Stage - Postpartum!

    The journey back was much harder than I could have ever imagined. I was prepared for the physical agony, but the emotional side... Read on to see how I made it back.

  • Working Out With Children - Part 2.

    Now that Avery is old enough to play in the gym's nursery while I work out, things have gotten much easier; however, there are those days that I am not able to make it to the gym...

  • Working Out With Children - Part 1.

    Getting back in shape after having a baby requires excellent time management! The more you can work child's play into your workout, the more time there is for everything else that needs to be taken care of during the day.

  • An Interview With Former NFL Player Kenny Harris!

    Former NFL player, Kenny Harris, has found his niche as Area Manager for Beyond Fitness in Raleigh, NC after a career ending injury. Learn more about Kenny in this interview!

  • An Interview With Aerobic Instructor Dawn Christley!

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an aerobics instructor? Dawn Christley talks about her role as an aerobics instructor!

  • Staying Fit While Pregnant: Part 4!

    Learn all about the last few months of my pregnancy. Find out how I worked out, ate and everything else leading up to the delivery of my beautiful baby girl, Jordan Avery!

  • Staying Fit While Pregnant: Part 3!

    Learn what you need to know when you get pregnant and what to do in the next four to six months. Is ab training safe? What exercises should you drop? How do I know if I need to lower my intensity? Find out here!

  • Staying Fit While Pregnant: Part 2!

    Learn what you need to know when you get pregnant and what to do in the first three months. Is ab training safe? Are multi-vitamins necessary? Find out here!

  • Staying Fit While Pregnant!

    I'm going to be spending the next nine months plus some sharing my fitness experience through pregnancy and on the track back to competing.

  • If At First...

    Being the competitive person that I am, I of course wanted to do well, but I wasn't expecting anything great. When I first entered the auditorium for the contestant meeting, I felt kind of lost.

  • Getting Started In Fitness!

    Wondering if you are fitness competition material? Wondering how to get started? Let me take you on a tour of how I got started, some of the mistakes I made along the way, and when I felt like it was time to enter my first fitness competition.