Marika Johansson

Background

IFBB pro, PTA Director/Examiner, personal professional private trainer, massage therapist, and a proud mother of son, Sebastian.

I am originally from Sweden but moved to LA, USA in 2005.

In 1992 I did my first competition in the Swedish Nationals where I placed 3rd. I have been competed in 4 IFBB World Championships with a 5th place as the best.

In 2005 I earned my pro card and I have a 4th place as best placing in the pro division.

I work as a personal trainer and besides that I am a consultant for a major sport and fitness company in Sweden that works with federations and individual athletes from different sports; www.elitesweden.com.

I have a health and fitness column in an LA based magazine called The ZONE magazine, which covers the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

I'm 5'9" and my off-season weight is around 180 lbs with a contest weight of 160 lbs.

Besides weight training I try to find time for other activities such as snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking and music.

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