Courtney Prather is a rising star in the fitness industry who brings excitement and passion to everything she does. In addition to her career as a fitness model and bikini competitor, she works as a host for online/DVD fitness productions and is a personal trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
This California native was raised as the only child of a single, hard-working mom, who Courtney credits with inspiring her independence, ambition and competitive drive. Before becoming a fitness professional, Courtney earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and began a career as a hotel executive. During this time she began transforming her habits and body and eventually decided to pursue competing as a bikini model. She quickly fell in love with the gym and decided to turn her hobby into a full-time career. She currently teaches at private studios in L.A., where she is known for creating a highly intense yet fun atmosphere.
Along with her work training and inspiring others, Courtney is an internationally published fitness model and spokesperson and NPC bikini competitor. She won the 2011 Bodybuilding.com Fit Body USA competition, was runner-up at the Olympia Weekend Flex Bikini Model Search and has placed in many national NPC shows. She has also been featured in numerous fitness magazines and online publications as both a contributor and fitness model, including Muscle & Fitness, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Flex, Muscle & Performance, Ironman and Bodybuilding.com.
Courtney currently resides in Santa Monica, CA, where she balances the busy schedule that comes with her blossoming fitness career. She is thrilled to be a member of Team BSN®, having this to say about her signing: “I have been using BSN®’s products for years; it’s my favorite brand by far. It was so exciting being signed to represent the company, as I truly and genuinely believe in the products and the message BSN® stands for.”