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Joyce Rodrigues

Joyce Rodrigues



Joyce Rodrigues



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Progenex (Brazil)



Sãn Paulo, Brazil 



How old are you? 

I am 34 years old 

Where were you born/where did you grow up?

I was born in Sãn Paulo Brazil, and still live here today! 

Why do you choose to live a healthy lifestyle? What are the keys to success and the struggles that you encounter?

I was a ballet dancer and was always fixed on having a great body, so I lived all my life on a diet, or clean eating. But I LOVE this lifestyle! The key to success is Discipline and the struggle you encounter is your social life. Sometimes you have to say "No" to a pizza, which is really really hard! 

What was the best advice you’ve ever been given?  

Do what you LOVE and you won't have to work a day in your life!" And that's how I choose to live!

In your experiences what have you learned that has made the biggest positive change in your life?

That happiness is not in reaching the destination, but it's in the journey! So, I live every moment, every workout and every competition like it's the last one! Learn to love the process. 

What advice do you want to give others who want to make changes in their life and fitness journey?

Focus, discipline, and believing in yourself are the keys to success. You can achieve anything you want, and if you really want it, then you'll find a way. Just stop making excuses. 

What motivates you to be the fittest woman on earth?

To be better than I was yesterday. 

What's your favorite WOD? And how has CrossFit impacted your life?

My favorite WOD is DIANE (21-15-9 Deadlift 155lbs and HSPU) I asbolutely love gymnastics WODS!

Crossfit changed my entire life. I was looking for something new for my clients since I'm a personal trainer, and I just fell in love with it. It was a hobby that turned into a profession. I become a CrossFit Athlete and today I am the owner of Box Crossfit Mitra in Brazil! 

What advice do you have for beginners?

CROSSFIT is to everyone but not ANYONE!


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  • Mar 22, 2017

    I met Joyce at wodapalooza and although there was a language barrier (I do not know Portuguese) she was one of the nicest athletes I saw at the event. I’ve followed Elivate Nutrition’s IG and she has inspired me to want to do CrossFit even though I’m tiny (I’m 5’1" and she’s short too!). It’s fun to watch professional athletes do what they love every day then meet them in person and they’re like a real human. Pretty cool!

    — Destinee

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