As one the newest and most refreshing competitors to hit the stage in recent years, Chanel Carter says for her diet and nutrition is probably the most exciting aspects of show preparation. The 5'5", 127 lbs., 27 year old personal trainer and competition prep coach explains, "I absolutely love to cook and design my own clean recipes. Being in the kitchen is my favorite place to be. Luckily this hobby has fit my lifestyle very well and over 20 of my clean-eating recipes have been published in national and regional publications." Chanel is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. degree in Journalism and Public Relations. She is of Native American and Italian heritage Lifestyle Coach for Team Slice. In the past 18 months, Chanel has competed in 8 shows and is looking to be on stage at Ms. Bikini Universe in Miami Beach. Chanel and over 400 other amazing competitors will be at the Colony Theater on June 28-29. If you're not in Florida, catch all of the action LIVE on www.fitnessuniverse.tv.