Where and when were you born?
Curitiba - Brazil
march/16/76 33 years
What is your profession?
Were you involved in sports or fitness prior to bodybuilding and how did you get started with weight training?
Started with 17 years, started to train with the objective to be athletes bodybuilding
Was it a goal for you to compete in bodybuilding competitions right from the beginning or was it something that grew in your mind as time went on and you saw the progress in your body?
Yes, always wanted to be BIG!!!
Can you give me your competition history?
I’m training 10 years
2nd World championship 2007 IFBB Espanha
Winner South American 2006
Three times brazilian championship
5th world champion 2008
Which contest has been your biggest success; which has had the most meaning to you?
Greater success: Brazil 2006, when I was champion for the first time
Greater significance: Second place in the World, was the first Brazilian to final of world in the history of Brazilian bodybuilding.
Please tell me something about your training routine (ie: how many days per week / training split /cardio, etc.)
Training from Monday to Saturday in off season 1 muscle group per day and 2 times per week aerobic.
In pre-contest: 2 groups per day, aerobic 30 to 40 minutes every day and diet
What is your favorite exercise in the gym and which one you don’t like so much?
Favorite: Leg Press
Less favorite: Tríceps
Which body part is your best in your opinion?
Back and shoulders
If you don’t mind would you give me some stats (best lifts and some body measurements)?
Off season: 85kg
Contest: 67 kg
What do you enjoy about training for competition....what do you enjoy about the 'off season'?
In preparation: see the body changing every day, look in the mirror, I concentrate on search and big athletes of the bodybuilding world
In Off: Eat hot stuff, going out with friends and travel.
Please describe a typical day in the life of Larissa Cunha.
My day starts early, the 5:40 pm. I take my supplements and I'm going to the gym. Working 10 hours a day. Training from 9 to 10am Monday to Friday. I have a range from 2 to 5:30 pm, when I do aerobic, a little rest and sometimes study. From 7 to 10:50 pm I option of Nutrition. Hardly have time to leave, my whole day is taken for work, training and lessons !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Please tell me about what you do when you don’t work out (hobbies, what do you do to relax?, etc.)
In off season I like to walk, travel on weekends to the beach and in pre-contest ... relax ... sleep !!!!!!!!!!!
What do you enjoy most about the bodybuilding/fitness lifestyle?
It is a lifestyle, is the way I chose to live, I feel good and happy. I still want to compete for many years.
Tell me something interesting about yourself, something people may be surprised to hear.
I love what I do, I went through difficult moments, but nothing in life is impossible, therefore, has the support of everyone and say: "The persistence is the path to success!" Never give up your dreams ... I never dropped from my !!!!!
What are your competition goals or personal future goals?
Join the team pro ... I would also do work with photos, videos, highlighting the work of the bodybuilder, but here in Brazil it has no recognition ...
Contact e-mail: [email protected]
Website address: www.larissacunha.com