I am thrilled, honored, humbled and frankly...SO EXCITED to announce that I have been selected by Women's Health out of thousands of applicants as a finalist to be the Women's Health 'Next Fitness Star'!
In February, a client of mine approached me with our favorite women's fitness magazine and an ad for the contest, 'The Next Fitness Star.' The magazine was searching for a female trainer who inspires and motivates her clients in creative, new and exciting ways. We were to submit a photo, video of our 'exercise philosophy', bio and answer several questions about our love for our job.
In March, I received the phone call I wasn't expecting. After a lifetime of obesity and unhealthy habits, I never BELIEVED in a million years that I would not only get fit, but be selected as a top 5 finalist for Women's Health's 'Next Fitness Star' competition!
All 5 of us finalists were flown to NYC for an incredible week of photo and video shoots sponsored by Athleta - one of my FAVORITE fitness apparel companies! On June 25th, the June/July edition of Women's Health arrived on newsstands with our group photo on the first ever 'flip cover' as well as full page stories and photos on each of us inside the magazine! The stories in the magazine tell people how they can vote online EVERYDAY until August 5th for their favorite Fitness Star finalist!
That's where YOU come in! Everyday until August 5th, you can log on to http://thenextfitnessstar.com to vote for me, your favorite Nutritionista, to become Women's Health's Next Fitness Star! The winner is announced on the Today's Show in August (date TBD) and will be on the magazine's cover, star in a Women's Health workout DVD series and have many more opportunities!
I want to be YOUR Next Fitness Star! Log on to http://thenextfitnessstar.com to vote and see my inspirational video and story!
Most of all - thank you ALL so much for all of your incredible support! I wouldn't be where I am without all of you!
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