Meriza Deguzman-Ciccone

"To give is everything. Nothing is achieved without effort. It's what sets you apart, makes you more."

IFBB Figure Pro Independent Certified Professional Trainer Female Physique Specialist
Posing Specialist
Favorite Muscle Group
Glutes and Hams

Meriza has been actively working with both men and women for the past 10 years as a professional trainer. She has certifications from 3 organizations, ACE, Cooper’s Institute and AAFA, and has received her undergraduate degree from George Washington University. As a professional, Meriza has trained literally 100′s of individuals seeking to improve their health, along the entire spectrum of experience and fitness level. She has helped overweight people achieve dramatic weight loss, and has helped national and professional level competitors reach their own highest level of performance. Meriza specializes in managing the fitness path of the female athlete.

Meriza is the most-popular presentation and posing coach in the Southern California region. She regularly holds posing and presentation clinics during the course of the competitive season, for both Figure and Bikini competitors. Her clinics, Meriza’s Art of Figure Posing & Presentation Clinics, are the most well-attended instructional events in Figure.

An athlete competing at the highest level herself, Meriza belongs to the IFBB pro league. She earned profesional status in 2008, and has competed among the highest level of athletes at the prestigious Ms. Olympia competition in both 2007 and 2009. She has competed in over 35 professional and amateur shows, placing in the top 5 in nearly every show she’s entered.

Meriza’s experience as both an athlete and a professional trainer are unparalleled in the region and the industry today. She has worked directly with many of the industry’s top athletes as coach and mentor, helping females of all experience levels bring their own “perfect physique” to the contest stage. Whether your goal is to get into shape for the summer, the upcoming class reunion, or the top levels of competition, Meriza’s knowledge and experience are rivaled by few, and her commitment to the success of her clients is beyond compare.

On competing at the highest level of her sport, at the 2009 Ms. Olympia competition, Meriza has this to say, “It’s been a great journey so far – I’m super-excited and feel very blessed to have been able to do what so many girls dream about. To me, the art and sport of Professional Figure is a beautiful celebration of what it means to be female – strong and feminine, graceful, elegant, all at once! It’s an amazing honor to be able to stand onstage with some of the best, most beautiful female physique athletes in the world! I cannot wait! Hope to see you all there.”

Let Meriza help you unveil your own masterpiece!

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