The eye-catching image that graces our home page belongs to Castroville, TX native Destiny Flemons. And trust us, she’s way more than just a pretty face. After a life-changing experience (that many readers can relate to), she found her strength in fitness and became a personal trainer who focuses on gains. Keep reading to learn more about her wellness routine and see why the 26-year-old shocked us!
“The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow!”
Tell us how your winning photo came about?
My winning photo came about after I did a photoshoot. I was very iffy about getting in front of the camera because of my bulk. However, the photographer (Fredrick Brock) pushed me, and the photo’s engagement after the shoot was amazing!
Please briefly share your fitness journey with us.
My fitness journey started after I had my children. I was a single mother with two kids, no outlet, and no purpose. Working out made me feel strong, independent, and worthy.
We believe fitness + friendship = FUN! So what is your favorite group fitness workout?
My favorite group fitness workout would have to be Oh My Glutes!
While working out is essential, so is eating the right foods. What is your go-to pre-workout meal? How do you refuel after a workout?
My go-to pre-workout meal is steak and eggs. I perform well after I have a good meal. My post-workout refueling consists of a high-protein meal like chicken, boiled eggs, and broccoli, followed by a protein shake!
What is one item that is always in your gym bag?
My Women’s Best products, pre-workout, and Smart Bars.
What are your top 3 fitness Instagram accounts to follow?
These three accounts have great content and are very informative.
What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
One thing people would be surprised about is I have two kids!
What are the top three goals you hope to accomplish in life?
- to be able to encourage men/ women all over the world to make fitness a lifestyle
- become a celebrity trainer
- become a fitness model (on the front page of Women’s Health magazine)
What does PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT mean to you?
PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT means being a beautiful beast, grinding and working every day while still being a gentlewoman.
Since PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT, what is your favorite deodorant?
My favorite deodorant is from Carpe ($19.95, Amazon). It’s an antiperspirant that helps stop the sweating!
How can readers stay in touch with you on social media?
Readers can stay in touch with me via Instagram (@blatinafit). I use my platform to reach others and stay connected with people worldwide.