Christy is a professional weight-lifting athlete with a Masters degree from Beijing Sports University. In 2008, she won the Shanxi Provincial Youth Weightlifting Competition in the under 50kg category, and also placed Ninth at the National Youth Weightlifting Championship. At Graduate School, she began bodybuilding, obtaining the gold medal in the 2014 Nanjing College Bodybuilding Competition as well as placing third at the Hunan Bodybuilding Championship. She has also won awards at the China Bodybuilding Open Competition.