August 18, 2022

Mother-of-two bodybuilder dies at 31: Tributes paid to athlete described as ‘lovely in and out’

Mother-of-two Texas bodybuilder dies age 31: Tributes are paid to athlete and health club proprietor described by mates as ‘lovely in and out’

  • Stacey Cummings, 31, skilled bodybuilder and mom of two died abruptly on Wednesday. The reason for her dying shouldn’t be but identified
  • Cummings’ dying is simply the newest in a slew of sudden deaths which have rocked the bodybuilding world. Final week Cedric McMillan died of a coronary heart assault at 44
  • Cummings turned a licensed bodybuilding skilled in 2016, simply 3 years after becoming a member of the game
  • Cummings was a co-owner of Flex Health 24/7 health club in McKinney, Texas, together with her husband, bodybuilding skilled Bryant Fought

A bodybuilder, health club proprietor and mother-of-two has died abruptly on the younger age of 31.

The reason for Stacey Cummings’ dying on Wednesday is unknown at this level.

Cummings was a beloved chief on this planet of feminine bodybuilding, and the surprising information of her dying was met with an outpouring of help and affection from these she touched. 

Born in Florida, Cummings began bodybuilding in 2013, incomes her certification as an Worldwide Federation of Bodybuilding and Health skilled simply three years later in 2016.

Stacey Cummings posted this picture of herself on Instagram on Wednesday, the identical day she died on the age of 31. The reason for her dying shouldn’t be but identified

Cummings was a mother of two children, both pictured here in an Easter post from April

Cummings was a mom of two youngsters, each pictured right here in an Easter publish from April

She competed within the bikini division of the 2021 IFBB Texas Professional, and co-owned Flex Health 24/7 health club in McKinney, Texas, together with her husband, fellow bodybuilding skilled Bryant Fought. 

Cummings and Fought had two youngsters collectively. 

Cummings was energetic on her Instagram the day she died, posting an image of herself flexing in a silver bikini alongside the caption ‘Simply over right here attempting to remind myself what I am able to….’

The sudden information shocked the bodybuilding world and people near Cummings.

‘It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the unlucky and premature passing of IFBB Professional Stacey Cummings,’ The Nationwide Physique Committee’s Texas department stated in a press release. 

Kelly Lynn, bodybuilding skilled and good friend of Cummings, posted a shifting tribute on her Fb after she realized of the information.

Cummings' death was met with an outpouring of support from the bodybuilding community. Fellow bodybuilder Kelly Lynn posted a heartfelt message on her Facebook on Wednesday

Cummings’ dying was met with an outpouring of help from the bodybuilding neighborhood. Fellow bodybuilder Kelly Lynn posted a heartfelt message on her Fb on Wednesday

Cummings and her husband, bodybuilder Bryant Fought, were co-owners of the Flex Fitness 24/7 gym in McKinney, Texas

Cummings and her husband, bodybuilder Bryant Fought, had been co-owners of the Flex Health 24/7 health club in McKinney, Texas

‘What a fantastic girl. I can not imagine it,’ Lynn wrote above footage of Cummings smiling and posing on stage, ‘We did 3 reveals collectively in 2020 and I used to be at Nationals when she turned professional. How loopy. Simply 31 years previous.’

‘She additionally has 2 children. Heartbreaking.’

Lynn wrote that she didn’t but know the reason for Cummings dying, however famous that she had overwhelmed again a troubled previous to realize what she had. 

‘I do not know her full story as to what occurred, I simply know she overcame many demons in her previous. This one hit residence.’ 

Precisely what these demons had been and if they’ve any relation to her dying is unknown at this level.

Cummings' unexpected death comes just a week after Cedric McMillan, 2017 Arnold Classic champ (above right) died of a heart attack at 44 years-old  while running on a treadmill

Cummings’ surprising dying comes only a week after Cedric McMillan, 2017 Arnold Traditional champ (above proper) died of a coronary heart assault at 44 years-old  whereas working on a treadmill

The information of Cummings’ loss is simply the newest in a slew of high-profile untimely deaths which have rocked the bodybuilding world prior to now 12 months. 

Simply final week, 2017 Arnold Traditional champ Cedric McMillan died of a coronary heart assault on the age of 44 whereas working on a treadmill.

In February, retired bodybuilder Tom Prince died at 52 from most cancers, mere days after 37 year-old star Ashley Gearhart died from undisclosed causes.

In November, the winner of the 2018 Mr. Olympia competitors died of a coronary heart assault on the age of 46, Chuck Kirkendall, 46, introduced he had lately survived a coronary heart assault, and in August 49-year previous star John Meadows was struck down by a blood clot.

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