Yenny always knocks ’em out

Don’t mess with Yenny Polanco if you go to the bodybuilding show at the Lions Centre tomorrow.

yenny knocks em

Polanco loves competing in Cayman. Photo: Submitted

Not only is she a multi-title bodybuilding champion and fitness instructor, she is also a former Golden Gloves boxing champ!

So make sure you don’t upset American Yenny at the Universe Muscle Classic, which starts with pre-judging at 10am with the finals starting at 7pm.

The girl who packs a mean punch as well as a fabulous, totally natural physique, said: ‘I’m originally from the Dominican Republic. I arrived in the United States when I was 12 and did not speak one word of English.

‘It was very difficult for me at first. But I worked hard and eventually became a cosmetologist, and opened my own business.

‘I also was a Golden Gloves boxing champ. I’ve always liked competing and working out. Now I’m a Pro Figure and pro Fitness Competitor. For people who don’t know, Figure is a softer version of bodybuilding.

‘Fitness requires a dance routine which includes: strength, flexibility, endurance, stamina, stage presence, poise, and being able to do public speaking.

‘I’ve participated in 42 shows since May 2005, winning or placing in the top 3 in all of Figure. I made it to Ms Fitness World in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

‘I’m looking forward to competing in the IFPA in Cayman and cannot wait to enjoy my time in such a beautiful place!

‘I am happy to be part of such a great national event and Pro show and to be doing something that is healthy and that inspires others in so many ways.’

  • For tickets and more information, contact [email protected],ky or tel: 916-5662 or 916-5191.
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