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IFBB Pro Leah Berti started her path into fitness and training as a Varsity Track athlete and a high level volleyball player. From a very young age, she always had a passion for lifting weights and continually challenging herself, setting high expectations and goals.
Leah’s excitement for the gym eventually lead her to her first competition at the age of 19, a rookie in the sport however a natural onstage; winning her class and the overall as one of the
youngest lightweight bodybuilders in her very first competition. The rest is history. Leah fell in love with competing and has not looked back for the past 9 years; starting off as a lightweight bodybuilder and then progressing to find her niche in the sport of Figure, where after years of hard work and dedication she achieved her IFBB Pro Card at the 2011 Canadian Natural Nationals in Montreal by winning her class and the Overalls. This was a great honor for Leah, since in Canada there are only 2 pro cards given out in a year.
Below is a photo of Leah Bert on stage in 2014 at the Toronto Pro Supershow.
Leah Studied Kinesiology and Business at University. She is considered to be an energetic personal trainer, making it her mission to inspire others and help future athletes reach their full potential. Leah is also a city Police Officer. She competed in the 2011 World Police and Fire Games in New York (Volleyball) and the 2013 WPFG in Belfast, Ireland (Dragon Boat). As a way to give back to the sport, Leah is on the cabinet the for the Alberta Bodybuilding Association (ABBA) volunteering much of her free time helping grow the sport in Alberta. Still young in the professional scene, Leah has high hopes for her IFBB career. Her focus is to gain experience, make continual improvements at each show and to one day stand on the Arnold and Olympia Stage.
To keep balance in her life she enjoys travelling the world, recreational volleyball, snowboards in the winter and wakeboards in the summer. Leah believes that having balance is key to longevity and continual passion in the sport.
“Whether you think you can or think you cannot you are right!”
2013 IFBB Sacramento Governors Cup, 13th
2012 IFBB Toronto Pro, 10th
2012 IFBB New York Pro, 15th
2012 IFBB Sacramento Governors Cup, 12th
2011 IFBB Toronto Pro debut, 11th
2011 Earned Pro Card at the CBBF Canadian Natural Physique Championships-1st Figure and Overall
2008 IFBB Arnold Amateur, Figure C, 5th
2008 CBBF Championships, Figure Medium, 13th
2008 IFBB North American Championships, Figure C, 15th
2007 Canadian Natural Championships, CBBF, Figure Medium, 3rd
2007 Canadian Championships - CBBF, Figure Medium, 4th
2007 Fem-Sport Vancouver BC- 1st in Physique
2006 Canadian Champion, CBBF, Light Weight BB, 4th
2006 Canadian Natural Championships, CBBF, Light Weight BB, 3rd
2006 Alberta Provincials, Medium Figure Class, 3rd
2005 Alberta Provincials, Light Weight BB, 2nd
2005 Southern Alberta, 1st Lightweight bodybuilder and Overall