The 33-year-old muscle woman from New Bedford MA is a national Level Bodybuilder in the NPC bodybuilding organization and a certified regional judge for the NPC organization.
Christy, whose hyper-peaked biceps measure 16 inches, is currently pursuing her goal of gaining an IFBB professional card.
The former ballerina turned full on female bodybuilder works as a model and personal trainer.
She was inspired to muscle-up at the age of 15 after her mother took up female bodybuilding.
She said: “My mother competed in a bodybuilding show the previous year and I was amazed with the transformation of her physique.
“I competed in my first show within three months of beginning training and on October 16, 1993 and won first place, best abs, and overall at the Whaling City Bodybuilding Championships at the age of 15.
“Then my teacher Dr. Ellen Robinson of Bridgewater State College Gave me the extra push I needed to compete again. Since then I've competed Have Numerous times and even expanded into strong women competitions.
“In my down time I enjoy writing, drawing, and Spending time with family and friends. I collect fairies and Garbage Pale Kids cards. I love to dance and sing. I also like to arm-wrestle. I've been arm-wrestling since I was in elementary school. I enjoy trying new things and traveling as well.”
Christy has a website at www.christyresendes.com
Christy Resendes' Contest History
10/16/93 - ANBC Whaling City Bodybuilding Championships, 1st Place Overall, Best Poser (age 15)
10/30/04 - ANBC-New England Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships, Novice and Open Women 1st Place Overall, Best Ask
11/04/04 - ANBC-US ANBC Naturals Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Championships, 1st place Open Women Tall - Earned Pro Status
04/23/05 - Muscle Mania Atlantic Open Women 1st place
05/08/05 - 2005 NPC New England Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships, Heavy Weight 2nd place
08/20/2005 - NAS-2005 Hudson River Strongman 1st place - Qualified for Nationals
09/24/2005 - NPC Northeastern Tournament of Champions Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships In Conjunction with Massachusetts State Bodybuilding Championships Placing: 2nd in Both shows and Qualified for Nationals and Team Universe
10/08/2005-IFPA InShape Online.com Pro Classic Placing 2nd
11/05/2005- INBF Monster Mash, Placing: 4th
11/19 & 20/2005-Musclemania World, Placing 3rd
04.01.2006-NAS-Stronger Than All 2 Placing: 5th in the women's heavy weight
2006 NGA Pro Universe - 6th Place
2006 NGA Granite State Open * - Overall Bodybuilding Champion & 1st Place in Heavyweight * Awarded NGA Pro card
U.S. Capital 2006 IFPA Pro Classic - 5th Place
07/13 & 14/2007 Team Universe Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships National Level Competition - 3rd Women's Heavyweight
03/5 & 7/2008 Arnold Amateur IFBB International Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Championships - 5th Women's Middleweight
07/25/2009 NPC USA Bodybuilding, Fitness and Bikini Championships - 9th Woman's Light Heavyweight