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Rookie Fitness Competitor is Mom of 10
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Reported by: Kurt Pegler - WMBD/WYZZ-TV Monday, May 5, 2008 @06:50pm CST WMBD/WYZZ-TV - PEORIA –
Celia Bethard was intrigued by what she saw at a bodybuilding show in Peoria last May. So much so that she thought she'd give it a try.
"I came last year and saw some people from my gym. And the women who were doing the figure (competition) were beautiful," said Bethard. "I said, 'I could do this.'"
Bethard, 38, made up her mind that she would like to be ready to compete in the 2008 Heart of America bodybuilding competition in Peoria.
At the time, she was in the middle of a 12-week transformation. She was working out for the first time, changing her eating habits and taking a supplement.
"I went from a size 12 to a size 4 in twelve weeks," said Bethard, who had never worked out before last March.
That is an amazing transformation. But it becomes and even bigger deal when you realize she is a mother of ten.
"I wanted to do this after my sixth baby was born," chuckled Bethard. "However, baby number seven came faster than I anticipated so it went on the back burner."
Now she says she's as fit as she's ever been in her life. And the mother of ten from Decatur finished in fifth place in her first ever figure competition Saturday night.
But she's more proud of the impact she's had on her family. Her children exercise with her and her husband, who started working out shortly after she did last spring, has lost 80 pounds in the past 12 months.
"It's been one of the best things that has happened to us," said Marcus Bethard. "It's had a huge effect on our family. It's been great."
The Bethard's say they eat six small meals a day instead of three big ones. And now Celia is hungry for more competition.
"I've told (Marcus) it's kinda like having a baby," said Celia. "You prepare for it, I'll do it and if I like it, we'll do it again."
It sounds like the competing has become baby number eleven.