Lauren Gomes

I believe that health is the highest form of wealth. With Fitness as the focal point of my life and career I am able to change lives.

Placed 11th

in her group

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What would you recommend to others who want to be fit and healthy?

Invest in yourself! If you don’t have a healthy mind and body you are cheating yourself of getting the most out of your life. 10 years ago at the age of 19 , after I watched my father die from an aortic aneurysm , I knew I needed to help people understand the importance of making health a priority in their lives. I started my fitness journey after that , loosing 80 pounds since then and I have helped thousands of people change this lives. Don’t wait to be the be the best version of y

How does fitness positively influence your life?

The way I have been able to impact and change people’s lives through sharing my knowledge and experience of fitness, using the power of nutrition as medicine and overall compassion for ensuring that my clients realize the vital role fitness plays in our minds, bodies and souls. Some of my clients come to me crying saying I have saved their lives , especially some of my special needs and disabled clients, and this to me is the most rewarding thing of all. You cannot put a price on that fee

If you were the next Ms Health and Fitness, what would you do with $20,000?

I would use the $20,000 to start an outdoor community outreach workout program for obese and overweight teenagers. I was an overweight teenager and had a really hard time being bullied in high school and mentally and emotionally went through so much so I would like to be able to help teens going thorough that be able to feel a sense of belonging and teach them how to have a healthy lifestyle they can pass on to their families. With this money I could buy equipment and healthy food for them.