Mindi Lynn Smith
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Who is Mindi Lynn Smith?

Mindi Lynn Smith, a native of Saginaw, Michigan, grew up in a constantly busy family. Mindi was always interested in sports growing up, especially dance and gymnastics.

Early Life of Mindi Lynn Smith

Mindi Lynn Smith began working out after she graduated from high school. Mindi started working out in the gym after hiring a personal trainer.

She worked in modeling and fitness while traveling the country selling real estate after graduating from college.

Mandi subsequently went on to achieve success as an actress, personal trainer, and fitness competitor with multiple figure titles. She also served as an inspiration for women all around the world to follow their aspirations.

Body Measurements of Mindi Lee Smith

Full Name: Mindi Lee Smith
ERA: 2000–2010
PROFESSION: IFBB Athlete, Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Consultant
WEIGHT: 145 – 155lbs (65.8 – 70.3kg)
HEIGHT: 5′ 7″ (170cm)

Mindi Lynn Smith



  • 2009 NPC Sacramento – 1st place Figure
  • 2009 NPC Nationals – 1st place Overall Figure
  • 2010 IFBB Phoenix Pro – 1st place Figure
  • 2010 IFBB Figure International (Arnold Classic) – 4th place
  • 2010 IFBB Europa Super Show – 7th place Figure

Biography of Mindi Lynn Smith

Early Years

In Michigan, USA, on March 9, 1980, Mindi Lynn Smith was born. She was reared in a devoted and encouraging family that frequently pushed her to participate in sports.

She constantly ran with her pals and took dance courses because she was a naturally energetic person.

As she grew older, Mindi began experimenting with other sports, including cross-country running, track & field, basketball, and volleyball. During that time, she also took gymnastics, ballet, jazz, and tap classes.

Mindi had always been active and healthy, and by the time she graduated from high school, working out in the gym had also been a regular part of her schedule.

At that point, Mindi decided to employ a personal trainer and a nutritionist as she had grown more interested in furthering her physical improvement.

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Fort Lauderdale relocation

When Mindi turned 20, she decided that she needed a change in her life and relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a completely different area. She began working with developers in high-rise residential condominiums there as a real estate broker.

In no time at all, Mindi began marketing and selling one project after another in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, and Naples. Mindi was actively interested in modeling and the fitness sector when she was traversing Florida.

Mindi decided to go to California in 2008 to advance her career. She thought it worked out well because she had excellent opportunities for modeling and acting when she was there.

“Once there, I applied to get my real estate license, as I’ve known for a long time. But since I moved to California, I’ve learned about a ton more modeling and acting chances. (Mindi Smith)

How to Compete Professionally?

Mindi’s physique started to alter significantly after a few years of working out at the gym and acquiring more experience, and she claimed that eventually, her passion for fitness overcame everything else. She decided to put all of her attention—and effort—into weightlifting.

Mindi swiftly began her preparations after beginning her investigation into competing. She won her first competition in 2009, and as a result, she automatically qualified for the Nationals.

The event was the NPC Sacramento show, and Mindi mentioned how she realized she wanted to keep competing after winning.

Two weeks after performing at her first show ever, Mindi competed in the 2009 NPC Nationals in Hollywood, Florida, where she once again won first place, gaining a pro card and shocking everyone.

According to Mindi, it was at that time that she understood the industry’s potential for her and was astounded by the number of accomplishments she had made in such a short length of time.

A Champion in Figures

She made her professional debut in 2010 at the IFBB Phoenix Pro. Mindi achieved victory once more, finishing ahead of all of her rivals to take home the trophy and earn a spot in the 2010 Ms. Figure International.

Two weeks later, Mandi competed in the Ms. Figure show, where she finished an outstanding fourth among all female figure competitors worldwide.

A few months later, she competed in her final show of 2010, the 2010 IFBB Europa Super Show, where she finished seventh.

After the contest, Mindi decided to step away from the spotlight and began concentrating on her modeling and acting careers.

She quickly expanded both her training business and her internet following, and she assisted many women all over the world in changing their bodies.

“I am passionate and dedicated to helping others learn and improve on how to get fit along with me,” says the IFBB PRO Figure Competitor, who is also a certified personal trainer, and nutritionist, and has over 10 years of experience in the area.

Training of Mindi Lynn Smith

High-Intensity Exercise

Mandi works out five days per week during the off-season, and up to seven times per week while she’s getting ready for a tournament.

Mindi’s training philosophy is to stick to high reps with light weights and concentrate more on her lower body. She thinks that doing a lot of volume will help her shape her muscles, but it will also prevent her from getting too big.

Any exercise that works the biceps, back, or calves is Mindi’s favorite. She claims that those are the parts of her body that have a lot of muscle development and are fun to work out.

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Mindi always follows a session with at least 45 minutes of intense cardio when preparing for a competition.

Though Mindi performs shorter cardio sessions during the off-season, she makes up for it by stepping up the intensity. She occasionally performs HIIT to spice things up.

  • Day 1: Legs/Cardio
    • Squats 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Lunges 3 sets, 15-20 each leg
    • Leg Extensions 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Lying Leg Curls 3 sets, 15-20 each
    • 45 minutes cardio
  • Day 2: Abs/Cardio
    • Hanging Knee Raises 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Decline Abdominal Reach 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Decline Bench Knee Raise 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Seated Leg Tucks 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • 45 minutes cardio
  • Day 3: Shoulders/Cardio
    • Seated Dumbbell Press 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Dumbbell Front Raises 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Low Pulley Lateral Raises 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Reverse Pec Deck (Rear Delts) 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • 45 minutes cardio
  • Day 4: Abs, Cardio
    • Hanging Knee Raises 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Decline Abdominal Reach 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Decline Bench Knee Raise 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • Seated Leg Tucks 3 sets, 20-25 reps
    • 45 minutes cardio
  • Day 5: Legs, Cardio
    • Squats (Wide Stance) 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Leg Press 3 sets, 15-20 reps
    • Lunges 3 sets, 15-20 each leg
    • Glute Kickbacks 3 sets, 15-20 each leg
    • 45 minutes cardio
  • Day 6 & 7: Cardio – 45 minutes of cardio each day


Mindi eats five to six little meals throughout the day that are evenly spaced apart by two to three hours. She prefers to eat her carbohydrates first thing in the morning and her fats last thing at night. It’s one of the finest ways, according to Mindi, to increase protein synthesis as you sleep and stop muscle degradation.

Meal Plan

  • Meal 1: 4 Egg whites, ¼ Cup Oatmeal
  • Meal 2: 4oz Lean Fish, 1 Cup Veggies
  • Meal 3: 4oz Chicken, 1 Cup Veggies, Small Salad
  • Meal 4: 5oz Lean Fish, Salad, 1 Cup Veggies, 10 Almonds
  • Meal 5: 4oz Lean Fish, 1 Cup Veggies
  • Meal 6: 4 Egg whites, 1 Cup of Veggies


  • Multivitamin
  • Vitamin C
  • BCAAs
  • Pre-workout
  • L-Carnitine
  • Glutamine

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Influences and Idols

Mindi cited Monica Brant and Jay Cutler as her key role models and those who encouraged her to take greater risks in life.

What Mindi Smith can teach us?

Focus and tenacity are the two things we can take away from Mindi. When she left her hometown, she needed to maintain her focus to succeed in both her full-time job and modeling.

According to Mindi, many people give up on their aspirations because they don’t take a chance, give up ultimately, or lose their sense of purpose.

Throughout her entire journey, she was aware of her purpose, and that is what propelled her forward and ultimately led to her success.

Last but not least, Mindi responded as follows when asked where her motivation stems from: My motivation comes from wanting to live healthily and feeling great.

I usually have a goal in mind that I work towards that keeps me focused along the way such as a competition or a photo shoot.

Just knowing that you have a deadline and want to look your absolute best and feel great about yourself is enough to keep you moving forward and towards your goal.“ – Mindi Smith