2021 40fyd+ Fab Award Recipient Eda Greene
Updated: Dec 30, 2021
Eda has always been athletic, running track and field since elementary school, she was
always passionate about physical fitness. After having her son at 36, she decided to take her fitness passions to another level. In 2012 she entered her first bodybuilding competition, she came in 1st & 5th. In her second competition she won 1st place and Overall at the NPC NJ State Open Body Building Championships. In addition to that title of 2012 Ms. Physique New Jersey, she earned a spot on a billboard in her hometown of Union NJ. After suffering the devastating loss of her mother and with standing many setbacks in her personal life, Eda wanted to take to the stage again in 2019. She competed in 2 regional shows qualifying her for the Masters Nationals, where she placed just inches away from earning her Professional status. In 2020 due to COVID, all competitions had stopped, but that did not stop her. Through her social media she continued to promote positive energy, dedication, consistency and encouraging others to never give up. She used this drive and stayed prepped and ready to compete. In the first National show in September 2020, she placed 2nd. Crushed but determined to get to Pro status, she entered the next National show. Not only did Eda win her division (50 & Over) obtaining her IFBB Professional Bodybuilding Pro Card, she also won the Overall 50 & Over title at the NPC Universe show, in November 2020. Her belief "When God asks you to have faith, keep working and be patient. Just be prepared to received more than you prayed for." Eda is a trainer, posing coach, NPC judge, and a professional bodybuilder. She continues assists up and coming competitors to reach their full potential. Eda is currently preparing for her professional bodybuilding debut.
Eda is the proud mom of a teenage son, William.
Join us as we celebrate Eda, the 2021 40fyd+ Fab Honoree on Facebook Live on Dec. 30th at 7:00pm.