Rachel Mclish Beauty and Fitness Festival
The world premier Rachel Mclish Beauty and Fitness Festival… Coming to the spectacular Mirage Casino-Hotel in Las Vegas, Columbus Day Weekend, October 7th-10th, 2010.
The Festival will include an expo, a symposium, seminars, a 5K for charity, parties, receptions, celebrities, entertainment, and the event highlight… The Rachel Challenge, an amazing opportunity for fit, beautiful women to break into the entertainment industry.
Do you have what it takes to win a part in a movie? That’s The Rachel Challenge!
For all information on the Festival go to http://www.rachelmclishfestival.com/
About Rachel Mclish:
Rachel McLish, proclaimed by Muscle and Fitness Magazine as “The woman who started it all” is America’s pre-eminent fitness icon. The First Ms. Olympia, World Champion Bodybuilder, actor, body wear designer, and author, is preparing to launch her third book, T L C…Tighter and Leaner to the Core.
Her love and dedication to fitness and nutrition is evident in her first two books, Flex Appeal, by Rachel, which addresses all aspects of health, fitness and proper weight training; and Perfect Parts, a comprehensive, yet simple approach to getting in great shape with an emphasis on “spot toning” every “part” of the body. Both books debuted on the New York Times bestseller list.
Born on June 21, 1958, Rachel McLish’s breakthrough victories, together with her natural beauty, created a whirlwind of media attention that still recognizes her as one of the sports top personalities. Her fame and visual appeal have made her a regular guest on many top rated national television and radio programs. She has been featured on over 70 magazine covers worldwide and has starred in the films Pumping Iron II: The Women, Ravenhawk, and Aces: Iron Eagle III. Rachel has also hosted and starred in the prime time CBS special “Woman of the 20th Century” and her exercise video for New Line Cinema, “In Shape with Rachel” debuted at #3 on the national video charts, and continues to sell strongly. Ms. McLish also created “The Body Co” line of active wear for K-MART (with over 72m in annual sales, according to Women’s Wear Daily) and has received numerous honors including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Federation of Bodybuilding, one of the largest and most powerful sports federations in the world with over 169 member nations. She is also a member of the Chancellor’s Circle at the University of Texas for her generous donation and support of her alma mater, The University of Texas, Pan American.
On Labor Day of 2006, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger presented Rachel Mclish with the World Gym Hall of Fame Award for her contributions to the sport of bodybuilding. The following year found Rachel honored again, this time with her “star” placed on the Venice Muscle Beach Star Walk of Fame.
Having the unique distinction of being the first-ever national, Ms. Olympia and international female bodybuilding champion; with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Physical Education and continued higher education in Exercise Physiology and related studies to her credit, Rachel McLish remains a highly sought-after personality to lecture on fitness, diet, beauty, youth maintenance, vitality, and faith. Her timeless message, punctuated with her unique perspective and classic beauty continues to sell out audiences wherever she appears.