In this episode, Celeste Rains-Turk talks to Michelle Hurst, a kickass athlete who has been competing since 2012, retired from her silicon valley corporate job at 40 years old to pursue her passions in fitness representing the total package as a certified personal trainer, runner, 1st degree blackbelt in Mixed Martial Arts, sponsored global formulas athlete all while being co-owner and Bikini Head Coach of Handsome Muscle.
Michelle shares some of her key strategies behind her popular glute transformation, competing as a lifestyle, training according to your goals, building off of judges feedback, recovery methods for optimal performance, and what it is like to prep with her husband.
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IG: @michelleifbbpro / @handsomemuscle
Michelle Hurst was born and raised in Manila, Philippines and currently resides in San Jose, CA. She is an IFBB Bikini Pro, co-owner and Bikini Head Coach of Handsome Muscle. Team Handsome Muscle is a community of competitive and lifestyle clients whom share the same passion for fitness and self improvement. Team Handsome Muscle prides themselves on a more personalized approached and push the importance of communication and accountability. Their vision is to create a family of like minded individuals that can lean on each other and work together to create a stronger team.
Michelle worked in the heart of the Silicon Valley for over 20 years. She started as a receptionist and climbed the corporate ladder to Senior Management of Procurement for a Digital Entertainment company, where she retired at the age of 40 in 2014. Michelle's passion is in the health and fitness industry and making the transition was inevitable. She is a certified personal trainer, runner, and is a 1st degree blackbelt in Mixed Martial Arts.
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