Meet Monica

Don’t let Monica Nelson’s girl-next-door beauty fool you. Founder of Monica Nelson Fitness, she is an accomplished athlete, competitive snowboarder, healthy foods chef, and highly respected health & fitness expert. You can see her in many top Fitness & Health Magazines as a sports model and she is also a Fitness Contributor for US NEWS Health, Mind Body Green and Women's Health Magazine. Monica's motto in life is EAT WELL. STAY FIT. FEEL GREAT. She is also a sports and fitness model seen in many campaigns and magazines. A sought after private personal trainer based in West Los Angeles, CA. - Monica combines innovative training techniques with a motivational style that gets results from even the most resistant people. Monica has developed proven training methods that challenge you mentally as they shape you physically. Monica guides you to reach your ideal body weight, relieve stress, increase your stamina and create balance in your everyday life, all in the safest ways possible. Her personalized training, designed to suit the individual, "keeps the body guessing" to help each client achieve maximum results. And even the busiest person can fit her quick and efficient workouts into their lifestyle. Extremely knowledgeable in health and fitness methods, Monica focuses primarily on the principles of High-Intensity Training but also includes mind-body connection to transform how you think about fitness. Most important is Monica’s ability to teach others how to feel better, eat better, and look better by listening to their bodies. “It starts with how you move in your own body really. How is your posture? How is your alignment and awareness?”  Among her specialties, Monica has trained clients with specific needs such as injury rehabilitation, pregnancy, and brides-to-be. Monica works with all ages and all groups; celebrities, everyday moms, athletes, students, and her clientele ranges from 10 years old up to 82. Monica is a passionate healthy foods chef, in fact she may be the only Fitness Trainer on the planet who brings her own clients her healthy baked treats! She also is a recipe developer and has worked with many large brands creating recipes including Silk, Kind, Daisy, Designer Whey, Smart Balance, and Wild Blueberries. Monica is devoted to helping others understand the importance of nutrition in their overall fitness program. She has mastered the art of "healthy comfort food" so one never has to feel deprived. You’ll find hundreds of recipes like Moni's Famous Quinoa Mac N Cheese, Protein Pumpkin Bars, EASY Pancakes (Only 4 Ingredients), also a TON of "Lightened-Up" Treats and so much more all on her Moni Meals Recipe Site. Additionally, you can read her tips on fitness, health, and nutrition on her very informative "Fitness Blog."

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As a fitness, health, and wellness expert for over 10 years - Monica writes for Mind Body Green, US NEWS, along with contributing pieces for Women's Health Magazine and Lorna Jane. Monica is also a fitness/sports model and has been featured in SHAPE, Fitness Magazine, Lorna Jane, Oxygen, Ryka Shoes, and Transworld Snowboarding. With her zest for life, enthusiastic energy, and winning smile, Monica is dedicated to taking her fitness clients to places they never thought they could go in health and in life. SHAPE MagazineMark and Monica Nelson  

Monica holds Certifications with the American Council of Fitness (ACE), TRX (Suspension Training), Super Slow High-Intensity, is a HEAT Protocol Specialist-HPS (Hyper Efficient Anatomical Triggering), is certified in Whole Body Kinesiology Taping, is a Certified Exercise Specialist at Biomechanix Sports and Conditioning Clinic, a Certified KT Trainer, and CPR.

Read more about Monica in her Q&A  (Oxygen Magazine)

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