Fitness and wellness have become synonymous with graceful aging. People take to the sport owing to its myriad health benefits. However, life’s unpredictability can take anyone by surprise. While the reasons could be many, some news has the power to turn the world upside down. The recent demise of a 50-year-old actor and fitness model has devastated the bodybuilding community.

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A few hours ago, Generation Iron mourned the loss of Ahmo Hight, news confirmed by Chris Cormier. The report has left an unimaginable chasm in the fitness world. Fans, too, grieved the loss of a bright soul. Our prayers are with the family in this time of hardship.

A moment to remember Ahmo Hight


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Ahmo Kathleen Hight was one of the earliest fitness models to grace the covers of magazines. Hight gained prominence after winning Ms. Fitness USA and Ms. Fit Body Bay Area (1994). From there on, she became a prominent face in entertainment, also appearing in the VH1 reality series “Real Chance of Love.”

Generation Iron paid homage to Ahmo on its Instagram. It wrote in the caption, “Fitness model Ahmo Hight passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 50. Chris Cormier, who is the father of Hight’s son, confirmed the news with Generation Iron. Hight was one of the first fitness models and enjoyed a successful career in the industry. GI sends condolences to family and friends during this time. #fitness #bodybuilding #rip.”

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Reportedly, Ahmo Hight suffered a head injury, which led to her demise. The post encapsulated the rich legacy and lessons Hight left behind for the world. Netizens also showed their support in the comment sections, as they paid homage to the fallen star.

Fans honor Hight online

The passing of Ahmo Hight is a somber moment. No amount of words can reveal the pain the family is going through. Even netizens were speechless upon hearing the news, but some mustered up the courage to pay their condolences. A follower wrote, “Sending my deepest and most sincere condolences to all of her family and friends, R.I.P Ahmo.”


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Another internet user stated, “No. So sorry to hear this. RIP 🙏🏼.” Some people also prayed for strength for the family. They wrote, “Sincere condolences to Chris and her family! May she Rest in Eternal Peace!🙏”

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However, there was some chatter about too many bodybuilders passing away. “WTF is going on.. fitness ppl are not supposed to die early, this will scare ppl into not working out,” wrote a netizen. “Man, what’s going on with the bodybuilding world? Everybody r kicking the bucket,” asked an internet user.


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More recently, 33-year-old fitness influencer Larissa Borges passed away due to a double cardiac arrest. These events shatter the morale of the fitness community. Moreover, the loss that the family suffers is beyond apprehension. Let us honor the dedication, love, and resilience of these individuals who left the world too soon.

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