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Melissa Stenberg - Pro Figure
Melissa Stenberg

Melissa Stenberg - Pro Figure

Personal: Married


Facebook: Melissa Stenberg

State (residence): Iowa

NGA Pro Athlete: Pro Figure & Master Figure

Pro Athlete Training since: 2008

Year Turned PRO: 2013

Stats: Height: 5'2", Weight Preshow:127 Weight Show:120


May 2014 NGA Master's Figure 1st Place - Pro Card winner

June 2013 NGA Open Figure 1st Place - Pro Card winner

Education: HS Graduate, College Graduate, Master's Degree

BIO: Five years ago I was about to turn 40, I was overweight and didn't want to bring in turning 40 feeling miserable about myself. A friend of mine told me I needed a goal and since I liked to lift weights she thought a good goal would be to do a figure competition. I started in March of 2009 training and got on a solid nutrition program, with the goal of stepping on stage in September. I worked really hard, learned how to eat healthy and by September I did my very first figure competition!!! I fell in love with the sport, competing several times a year, with many highs and lows. Doing well and not so well, but learning and growing as a person so much along the way. I have been married for 16 years, I have 4 children. A daughter who is 14, a son who is 12, and twin boys who are 9. My husband doesn't compete but is my biggest supporter. I've been a personal trainer for the last 5 years. My goal with every one of my clients is to teach them how to train and incorporate good nutrition that I have learned through this sport.

Melissa Stenberg

Melissa Stenberg