NAME: Mindi O'Brien
DATE OF BIRTH: May 23, 1974
PLACE OF BIRTH: St. Catharines, Ontario
RESIDENCE: Hamilton, Ontario
OCCUPATION: Co-owner of TEAMOBRIEN-competitive fitness team/private personal
training studio, personal trainer, spokesmodel for Sportlab Nutrition
WEIGHT: Off season: 125-130lbs / Competition season: 123-126lbs
EYE COLOR: Blue
HAIR COLOR: Blonde
FITNESS GOALS: To be a leader in the fitness industry and to represent
Canada on the IFBB Pro circuit.
OTHER GOALS: To be a positive role model to my son.
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: My son and my fiancé. I always want my son and fiancé to
be proud of me. My fiancé Dennis has been my coach, training partner,
nutritionist, chef and my biggest support system this entire journey. He has
stuck by me this entire time to help me reach my goals and dreams.
WORKOUT-OFF SEASON-Many changes are made to my workout schedule when
preparing for a competition.
Day 1: Shoulders/Calves/30 min. cardio
Day 2: Back/Abs/Cardio-30 min.
Day 3: Chest/Abs/Cardio-30 min.
Day 4: Legs/Calves/Cardio-30 min.
Day 5: Arms/Abs/Cardio-30 min.
Day 6: Cardio-45 min/Stretching
Day 7: Rest
My nutrition stays clean throughout the year. I keep my protein intake quite
high, moderate-low carbs, and moderate fat intake. I leave Friday evenings
for enjoying myself with my family. We usually order in a pizza and watch
Funniest Home Videos.
My nutrition will change according to different competitions.
Body Part to Train: Chest/Biceps
Best Body Part: Biceps
Cheat Foods: anything chocolate and pizza
Movies: the last of the Mohiccans, Finding Nemo, Braveheart
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Meg Ryan, Robert Dinero
Sports: Fitness, Karate, gymnastics
Musicians: Madonna, Janet Jackson, Kid Rock
Reading: Awaken the Giant Within-Anthony Robbins, read a lot of material to
stay on top of what's happening within the industry of fitness and
Interests: hiking, spending time with family and friends, weight training,
2007 MS. INTERNATIONAL - 12th PLACE
2006 EUROPA SUPER SHOW PRO FITNESS - 2nd PLACE
2005- NEW YORK PRO SHOW-6TH PLACE
2005- FITNESS INTERNATIONAL/ARNOLD CLASSIC- 10TH PLACE
2004- FITNESS OLYMPIA-9TH PLACE
2004- SW PRO CUP - IFFB PRO FITNESS - 1ST PLACE
2004- CANADIAN OVERALL FITNESS CHAMPION
2003- F.V.F. NORTH AMERICAN FITNESS & STRENGTH CHALLENGE-1ST PLACE
2003- WEIDER INVITATIONAL -SLOVAKIA GRAND PRIX-3RD PLACE
2003- MUSCLEMANIA-Heavy Weight Canadian Champion
2003- MS. FITNESS CANADA PAGEANT-4TH PLACE
2002- F.V.F. NORTH AMERICAN FITNESS & STRENGTH CHALLENGE-1ST PLACE
2002- TSN SERIES-1ST PLACE
2002- MS. FITNESS CANADA PAGEANT-4TH PLACE
2001- TSN SERIES-1ST PLACE
2001- MS. FITNESS CANADA PAGEANT-1ST RUNNER UP
2000- GUEST PERFORMED AT THE TORONTO PRO SHOW
2000- MS.FITNESS ONTARIO-1ST PLACE (CBBF)
1999- MISSISSAUGA CHAMPIONSHIPS-1ST PLACE (CBBF)
1999- FITNESS CANADA NATURALS-4TH PLACE (CBBF)
1999- MS. FITNESS NATURAL ONTARIO-1ST PLACE (CBBF)
2003-PRESENT- SIGNED ON WITH SPORTLAB NUTRITION
2003-PRESENT-KHP DESIGNS-FITNESS AND POSING ATTIRE
2004-PRESENT-FABUTAN TANNING STUDIO
2005-WATSONS FITNESS AND NUTRITION CENTRES
2005- Interview with www.bodybuilding.com
2005- Cover model for www.femflex.com
2005- Cover model for www.herbiceps.com
2005- Cover Page/April 2005 issue and many articles in Women's Physique World Magazine
2004- Present-Featured in Musclemag, Ironman, Oxygen, Flex and Women's Physique World Magazines
2004- Featured on the Sportlab.ca website
2003- PRESENT-SERIOUS ABOUT FITNESS-Competitive articles
2003- Ramada Plaza Hotel- commercial with the Hamilton Bulldogs Mascot.
2003- Raw Power Fitness Gear- featured on packaging for many different fitness accessories.
2003- Hamilton Spectator Newspaper - Cover page & two (2) page interview on Qualifying for the Worlds in both Fitness and Bodybuilding.
2003- Personal Radio Interview (Hop Ironshow)-Interview Topic: Advanced Ab Training
2003- Athletic Women's Magazine:Cover Model (online magazine)
2003- Modelled, Promotional Ads for multiple Nutrition & Fitness companies
2003- Toronto Star National Newspaper - Cover page followed by 2 page interview
2003- Vision Quest-Gabrielle Fischer (world-class artist) three (3) Body Castings
2003- Personal radio interview for FAME (Hop Ironshow)
2003- Faremon Sportswear - Modelled new Sportswear
2003- Breakfast Television - FAME Promotion
2003- Bodycasting - Promotional work for FAME - Fitness and Model Expo.
2002- Femsport & Femflex online magazine; Fitness Model
2002- Fitness Canada Pageant (Featured on TSN)
2002- TSN Fitness Canada Pageant Series
2002- Prolab Nutrition ; Supplement Ads.
2002- New VR - Promoting health and fitness (3 segments)
2002- Prolab Nutrition ; TV Commercial, Multi Media Model.
2001- TSN Fitness Canada Pageant Series
2001- Florida Fitness Ottawa ; TV Commercial
2001- Photos for Musclemag Magazine (Scott Appleby-Photographer)
2001- Fitsquad.com ; Three (3) Photo Galleries.
2001- Fitnessboost.com ; Featured on the Fitness Boost Photo Gallery
2001- Femsport Magazine-Photo shoot for female online Magazine.
2000- Competition highlights in Oxygen Magazine
2000- Muscletech Research & Development, Featured in Hydroxycut Ads.
Mindi does not do sessions or wrestling of any kind. Please don't ask!!