SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – A resident of Siouxland has come near bringing $20,000 price of upgrades to Bishop Heelan’s weight room, however she wants your assist.
Peggy Higman is a health teacher, and a mother of three, from Sioux Metropolis. However this 12 months she’s attempting to be much more than that. This 12 months, she is competing to be Ms. Well being and Health 2021. It’s a competitors placed on by Muscle and Health journal for the prospect at $20,000 and the duvet of “HERS journal.”
“So it is a nationwide search, I believe it begins out with a few thousand folks, and now I believe we’re right down to 100 plus. So they do not actually let you know, so I do not actually know. I simply know in my class within the quarterfinals, I’m quantity three proper now,” stated Higman.
Higman stated she acquired into exhibits and competitions like this after a snowboarding accident left her feeling weak in her physique for the primary time in her life.
“I felt actually fragile, I acquired scared, and I felt actually fragile in my very own physique and in my thoughts for the primary time in my life. And I made a decision proper then and there that I wished to do one thing to push and problem myself. So I made a decision to enter a physique constructing competitors within the bikini class, which is the smallest weight class, so not as a lot muscle however nonetheless an excellent quantity of muscle.”
Higman stated that if she wins, she needs to provide the cash to Bishop Heelan to improve their weight room to attempt to preserve them on par with different faculties within the space.
“Proper now I’ve two excessive schoolers at Bishop Heelan Excessive Faculty, and we’re actually trying so as to add all new gear like among the wonderful gear you see right here at Thrive Health,” stated Higman. “We’re attempting to have a few of that related gear at Bishop Heelan for the athletes. In order that $20,000 can be used immensely to complete off a few of that gear that we actually want for these athletes.”
Higman additionally added she hopes to be an inspiration to different folks, to allow them to actually take their health objectives severely at any age.
You possibly can vote for Peggy one time every single day right here.