61 minutes | Nov 3rd 2020

123: Losing 46 Pounds Before My First Show with Marissa Bell

Marissa is 27 years old and lives in Clearwater, Florida. She has been competing for 4 years and received her pro card at Jr Nationals in Chicago. Marissa is a lifelong athlete and has such a drive that keeps her going. She fell in love with sports since she was a young girl and has been an athlete since she was 3 years old.


In the podcast she shares with us about how her childhood dreams took a turn and led her to the wonderful sport of bodybuilding. In doing so she was able to fulfill her dreams of becoming a professional athlete. For her first show she had to lose quite a bit of weight. 46 pounds. Marissa shares with us what caused her to put on the weight and how she was able to lose the weight and prepare for her show.


Marissa has a very strong mindset. In the episode she will share the tools and books she reads to build a stronger mindset and develop mental toughness.

Key Takeaways

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, You're right

Love to hate it, Hate to love it

Sharing makes people feel like they are not alone

Become a lifetime learner 

Never compromise your own health and wellbeing 

Have faith in your own ability

Marissa Bell

Instagram : @ifbbpro_marissabell

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