Catarina has been passionate about the fitness world since her early teens. Her journey started in 2014 as an elite runner before transitioning over to powerlifting 4 years later. During her running career, Catarina manages to hold over 20 first place titles. Catarina is a certified personal trainer and holds a specialist certification in fitness nutrition through ISSA (International Sports Science Association).
Catarina works with all age groups ranging from 10-75 years; she has also coached group classes in CrossFit.
Catarina believes that technique is the most important thing to keep in mind when performing an exercise or a heavy lift. As a trainer, she always makes sure her clients have perfect form and correct technique before attempting a movement.
Fun fact: Catarina did Broadway professionally for 10 years