Amelia Ricci is a certified fitness expert, Pilates and yoga trainer, IFBB bikini competitor and mother of two with 20 years of experience in the industry. Her passion is to teach women that fitness is possible at every stage of life.
Areas of Expertise:
Bikini/Fitness Model Competition Coach, Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness, Yoga, Reformer Pilates
Personal Training and Group Fitness Accreditation, Yoga Certification, Reformer Pilates Certification
Master of Business, Bachelor of Business
2016 Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza, Melbourne, 2nd Place
2015 Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza, Gold Coast
2011 INBA All Female Muscle Bikini Model, 3rd place
2009 INBA Sports Model Overall Champion, 1st Place
2009 WNBF South Australian Best Body Swimsuit, 2nd place
2007 INBA Australian Titles, Sports Model Australian Championships
2007 INBA Sports Model Overall Champion, 1st Place
2006 INBA South Australian Overall Novice Figure, 3rd Place
INBA Champion Trainer, 2015/16
Top Trainer Nationalwide for Lorna Jane Active, 2015
What keeps you motivated?
My children watch everything I do and I want to be a healthy role model for them. I also get very excited and feel honored to coach women through my online programs. I enjoy helping them discover the benefits of structured weight training and a healthy nutrition regime.
Why do you love to sweat?
Sweat is a great way to feel amazing with endorphins and no one ever regrets a workout!
What words do you live by?
"There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going."
What makes you a kick-a$$ Oxygen Ambassador?
Because I love Oxygen! I have written as a contributing writer for Oxygen Magazine Australia for the past 10 years. I love what the brand stands for: strong women empowering each other to be the best that we can be!
Is there anything else you would like to share?
I am very passionate about the Oxygen brand. I have magazines dating back to 2007 and have been an avid reader and collector for many years. I love the brand's values and the content including workouts, real-life transformations and nutrition advice!