Skylar Stegner posing in a yellow bikini looking lean and fit

Skylar Stegner

Gymnast, Training Coach, Fitness Influencer

Skylar Stegner is a gymnast and training coach from the United States of America. She’s gained attention for her awesome stunts and skills on the bar, as well as her strong figure.

However, Skylar’s life wasn’t always ‘sunshine and rainbows’. During her early 20s, she battled drug addiction, anxiety, depression, and irritable bowel syndrome.

These issues sent Skylar into a downward spiral, where she lost 30 pounds over the course of several months.

This is her story:


Skylar Stegner posing by the balcony window looking fit and aesthetic

“The best moments happen when we don’t plan them.. We don’t realize we’re making memories, we just know we’re having fun.”

Athlete Statistics

Full Name: Skylar Stegner
AgeDate of BirthNationalityProfession
28June 14, 1994AmericanGymnast, Training Coach, Fitness Influencer
 
Era
2010
Age28
Date of BirthJune 14, 1994
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionGymnast, Training Coach, Fitness Influencer
Era2010


Skylar Stegner showing off her curvy glutes in a bikini

“Be yourself. People don’t have to like you and you don’t have to care. Unapologetically myself and I refuse to change in order to fit into another’s mold of “what they think I should be’.”

Accomplishments

  • 2-time Regional Gymnast
  • Gymnastics Coach
  • Fitness Influencer

Skylar Stegner doing acrobatics outdoors on concrete near the sea

Biography

Gymnastics Days

Skylar Stegner was a gymnast since she can remember. By the age of 5, she already competed in gymnastics, and went on to win a number of contests over the years.

This passion for acrobatics and stunts stuck with Skylar even as she grew older. However, by the time she entered her 20s, Skylar left competitive gymnastics behind and became a training coach instead.

It was during this period that Skylar also became interested in calisthenics and weightlifting. These two activities helped Skylar grow immensely, not only physically but mentally too.


Skylar Stegner standing on the pier and smiling for the camera, looking fit and lean


Depression & Anxiety Problems

Although Skylar’s life looked healthy and happy on the surface, she was fighting a battle that not everyone knew about.

In 2016, Skylar began suffering from depression and anxiety, along with developing a drug addiction. She was also diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, which saw her lose 30lbs of weight.

However, Skylar was able to push past these adversities with pure strength of will. She used the weights in the gym to vent out her ‘dark’ emotions. And, throughout this process, her mindset began to shift to a more positive one.

Since she opened her online accounts, Skylar has attracted a wide audience of fans, who now follow her for inspiration to overcome their own personal challenges in life.


Skylar Stegner flexing her biceps looking fit


Skylar Stegner standing on the pier in her black bikini, looking curvy and fit

Training

Skylar combines a wide variety of exercises in her training: calisthenics, acrobatics, skills on the bar, gymnastics, and strength training.

Each of these exercises serves a specific purpose for Skylar. For example, strength workouts help her tone and shape her figure.

On the other hand, acrobatics sharpen Skylar’s skills and improve her flexibility.

She usually doesn’t do any cardio, since the exercises she does are already extremely intense and burn a lot of calories.


Skylar Stegner doing barbell squats in tight grey leggings showing her curvy glutes

Nutrition

In terms of her diet, Skylar eats a mix of slow-acting carbs, healthy fats, and proteins. While fats and carbs give her energy for her long and intense workouts, proteins fuel her muscles – making them lean and strong.



Skylar Stegner performing gymnastic stunts outdoors, looking fit

What we can learn from Skylar Stegner

If you ever suffered from issues similar to Skylar’s, then her story might help you realize that every obstacle can be overcome with the right mindset.

Skylar suffered from depression and anxiety for a number of years, but managed to overcome these issues through regular exercise and a nourishing diet.

This tells us that the fitness lifestyle is much more than just a way to attain a beach-ready body. Lifting weights can, in fact, help you change your entire life for the better – as Skylar Stegner has shown us.

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