April 12, 2021

Episode 26: The Chronicles of Nerissa Figueroa

Episode 26: The Chronicles of Nerissa Figueroa

Miss Fitness Arizona 2009 and 2010 and 20+ years of experience in the fitness industry


Nerissa is a proud mother of 3, has over 20+ years in the fitness industry, and is Miss Fitness Arizona 2009 and 2010. Some of the topics she discussed in this episode:

- Her involvement with the military

- How she went from an audience member to competing one year later in her first competition

- Becoming a certified group trainer

- Competing in Miss Fitness Arizona

- Earning her Pro Card while competing with the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion (WBFF)

- How she balances being a mother of 3 and working out

- Her goal for competing at 50 years old

- Her battles with Hashimoto’s Disease

- How COVID impacted her

Nerissa also gives some very beneficial health tips as she talks about:

- Crash and fad diets

- What she does to track her fitness goals

- Body weight vs. Strength training

- The importance of cardio

- Supplements

- Impact of alcohol has on working out

- How she craves her sweet tooth

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