Our Story

After years in the competitive realm, making essential industry connections, and giving and receiving much needed support with fellow competitors, veteran NPC and now IFBB Pro athlete, Kylene Lima, realized the need for Lady Lifters. Her vision to create the first central source to support and connect female NPC competitors was not a moment too soon! Shortly after launch, Lady Lifters grew to over 150 members and continues to grow. Read what some members have to say about being part of Lady Lifters.

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We seek to partner with like-minded companies, organizations and individuals, which are focused on development, support, and motivation, or delivery of the highest quality goods or services to our members. If you're interested in working with Lady Lifters and supporting our members, please contact us.

Our Mission

The mission of Lady Lifters is to promote services, encourage comradery, enrich education and increase healthy behaviors for women and for the betterment of health and wellness in preparation for competition and throughout the lifetime of the individual.

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Lady Lifters is a nonprofit organization, which operates solely on contributions from supporters. Please consider making a donation today.

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Meet The Team

Ky Lima IFBB Pro

Founder - Lady Lifters

Ky@ladylifters.org

Describe yourself in one sentence:
I am driven, motivated, and dedicated.

Favorite workout or machine or part of body to workout:
I love leg days!

When I’m not at the gym I like to:
Spend time with my family. When we are not in prep for a competition, we love to travel and experience other cultures.

What are some things you are passionate about?
I love this whole bodybuilding thing! Besides that, I love issues relating to Public Health and the understanding of health issues as it relates to varying populations. I am fundamentally passionate about advocacy! Advocating for the rights of people with disabilities, for women and equality, for cultural sensitivity, for empowerment and self assurance!

Guilty Pleasure:
Kettle Corn

Favorite Quote:
"Footprints in history are not made sitting down"

Kara Dawdy IFBB Pro

Board Secretary

Describe yourself in one sentence:
A wife and mom of three boys who appreciates life and tries to live it to it's fullest everyday.

Favorite workout or machine or part of body to workout:
My legs use to be small and weak and over time I have witnessed growth and it excites me to keep pushing them.

When I’m not at the gym I like to:
Camp with my family or go off on a family adventure together.

What are some things you are passionate about?
Living life to the fullest each new day and serving others. I'm also passionate about reaching my full potential and helping others reach theirs as well.

Guilty Pleasure:
Popcorn, I love movie theater popcorn.

Sharon Braso Lewis IFBB Pro

Media Content Manager

FB: Sharon Braso - Instagram: @sharonbraso

Describe yourself in one sentence:
Mom to two boys loves to live life to the fullest.

Favorite workout or machine or part of body to workout:
Shoulders all day long.

When I’m not at the gym I like to:
Play with my kids, work on my next big project.

What are some things you are passionate about?
I have the luxury of going where life takes me. Whether it’s prepping for a show, planning a vacation or volunteering at my kids’ school I like to give it 110% attention. I pick and choose my projects and am all in once I decide.

Guilty Pleasure:
Dark Chocolate and Coffee. Coffee is everything.

Favorite Quote:
“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” Archilochus