Armless Body Builder Inspires Fitness World With Her Ability

She uses her shoulders as arms, which her children call her “nubs.” TV Host With One Arm Is Teachable Moment in Britain Thomas said her positive attitude is rooted in her upbringing. “I was not allowed to be negative and say I can’t do something,” she told ABCNews.com, holding the phone between her ear and her right-hand shoulder, which is more substantial than her left side. “I was always taught to focus on what I can do, not what I can’t do,” she said. “It probably has a lot to do with my personality — I can’t imagine being a negative Nancy all the time.” Fitness competitors, in addition to having beautifully sculpted bodies, must do a two-minute performance routine incorporating dance, cheerleading or gymnastic flexibility. “They are in the same realm as body builders, but instead of seeing the deep-cut muscles, they want to see a nice feminine shape,” Thomas said. Experts say something in between a body builder and a bikini girl. Her dance routines include splits and high kicks and even the ninja kip-up.
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Health And Fitness Festival To Close Bloomington Streets

Dont be surprised if you see Bloomington residents doing yoga in the street this weekend. Bloomington is participating in Open Streets, a crowdsourced fitness event to encourage healthier living, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
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