Evert McIlwain Athlete Profile

Over the course of 3 years, Evert McIlwain went from out of shape to becoming a Master Pro fitness model.
Evert McIlwain

Quick Stats

  • Evert McIlwain
  • 54
  • Columbus, Ontario, Canada
  • 3
  • Pro Card
  • Master Model

Your Background

Three years ago, Evert McIlwain knew it was time for a change. He saw a picture of himself, and didn't like his physique. With hard work and the help of his trainer, Karen Riedel Gallagher, Evert turned his life around. He is now a Master Pro FAME.

Last year, Evert had a minor set back. He broke his collar bone while mountain biking. Evert McIlwain is hoping to return to the competition stage again in 2009.

Competition History

  • 2008 World Tour 2nd in Master's Pro Male Fitness Model
  • 2008 4th place in open Male Fitness Model and my Masters Pro Male Fitness


What is your training philosophy?

Evert believes that to succeed, you must train hard in the gym, and have confidence that you will change and achieve your goals. He hits the gym 5 times a week, weight training and performing cardio each day.


What is your philosophy on nutrition?

Evert McIlwain believes that exercise must be accompanied by a nutritionally sound diet.

Future Plans

What shows have you got coming up, where can we see you compete?

Evert is recovering from a broken collar bone, and is looking to return to competition very soon.

What are your fitness goals?

Evert McIlwain wants to continue to improve his health and strength. He also wants to continue to be a role model to others.

How Can People Contact You?

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