Nathalia Melo

Nathalia Melo

As a former IFBB Bikini competitor, Olympia champion and mom of two small children younger than 3, Nathalia Melo has experienced all the extremes in fitness, from spending three or more hours in the gym to not even having 30 minutes to exercise. The NFPT-certified trainer developed a forum — the Mother Strong League — to help moms feel strong and confident and find a happy balance through fitness, nutrition and family life. Melo is also a prenatal and postnatal certified trainer, and she lives in Texas with her husband and kids.

Women Strong 2019 athlete Nathalia Melo

Women Strong 2019: Nathalia Melo

This former IFBB Bikini competitor, Olympia champion and NFPT-certified trainer has a lot on her plate — including being a mother of two! Here, she shares her personal journey of resilience, as well as training and nutrition wisdom she’s learned along the way.