First name: Mirella
Last name: Mikaela
Height: 161 cm (about 5’3″)
Weight: 48 kg (about 106lbs)
Profession: Law student
When did you start working out?:
I’ve always been active, going for power walks etc., but started going to the gym in November 2012.
How many days a week do you work out?:
About 5-6 days a week.
How long is your average workout?:
About 1.5 hours.
Favorite muscles to exercise:
All the body! I primarily take classes like Body Pump and Circuit Training (kind of like Crossfit.) Sometimes I box and do yoga.
Least favorite muscles to exercise:
I don’t have one that I don’t like.
You have very defined core muscles. Is there a specific class or workout you believe helps you achieve these results?:
Core is included in all the classes I take, so that’s probably why. I also go horseback riding once a week which is super core-strengthening.
Do you have any fitness goals? If so, what are they?:
To be strong, healthy, and happy!
What supplements do you take or recommend?:
I don’t take any.
Can you give a brief overview of your diet?:
A lot of proteins & vegetables.
Do you have any guilty pleasures/cheat meals?:
A lot of them! To mention one, I’m in love with dark chocolate.
Do you have any workouts that you specifically like, that you believe are very affective?:
See above (the classes.)
Do you have a favorite workout class that you like to take?
Body Pump and Circuit Training, kind of like Crossfit.
Why is it your favorite?:
You workout your whole body
How much cardio do you do? (Per day or per week):
I have a dog so I walk at least 40 min/ day. Sometimes I run on the treadmill after a class as well. How long depends on how I feel that day.
How did you be come flexible?:
Yoga! And I did gymnastics as a kid.
Do you have any specific advice for women who are looking to hit the gym harder?:
Find The kind of workout/exercise YOU enjoy. It’s not a pain in the ass, it’s actually really fun!
Do you have any tips for people who are trying to reach their fitness goals?:
Just the regular: clean eating, exercising And dedication. You won’t see results right away. Don’t give up.
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Man. I really want to try crossfit. It’s just SO expensive!! I’ll have to stick to the YMCA for now.
I do too. I am away from home now, but when I get back plan to start taking classes