Fitness Enthusiast: Fabio Figueiredo

City/Town of Residence: Pawtucket, RI

Age: 34

Occupation: NASM CPT

Family: I have two daughters.

Your sport of fitness activity: Cross fitting, Running, Weight training, Speed-Agility-Balance Training

Recent events you have competed in: American Ninja Warrior Season 6, Civilian Military combine in Mass

Events you are training for: F.I.T challenge obstacle race, 2015 crossfit open, CVS downtown 5k

What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: Competing on American Ninja Warrior was a proud moment but my best moments and accomplishments from fitness have come in the forms of kind messages, comments and letters from people who I have motivated and influenced to live a more active lifestyle and to become healthier people. Words can’t explain how it feels to know you can inspire someone to find their inner best.

What motivates you?: The words “Can’t, Impossible and Never”

Best local eats: Im in love with Marques restaurant in Cumberland, RI. You gotta check it out. Amazing food.

Famous person you would like to have dinner with: I would love to have dinner with Oprah. She is inspiring and has such a wonderful heart.

What’s on your nightstand?: “101 things to do before you die” by Richard Horne and chopstick(lol)

Favorite cheat meal/snack: Krispy Kreme glazed donuts. Damn it now I want one. Thanks RI fit Mag. Bastards.

What do you like to do in your down time?: I read, draw and love to do videography and photography editing.

Best thing about living in RI: This state is so small yet there are a million hidden gems(You have to come here to find out) stuck in it, making them that much more special when you find them.

One thing people don’t know about you: That I’m a Bone Marrow donor.

Favorite quote: “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.”

Fitness tip for RI Fit Readers: Eating clean and being fit is very difficult and in some cases expensive so don’t just point fingers and call people fat. Instead, educate them on less pricey and easier alternatives to a healthier lifestyle. We all have our own unique power to motivate, inspire and cultivate. Find it, use it and you’ll realize the feeling from the outcome is unspeakable.

Additional Comments: If you would like to know more about my life or me please follow me on instagram @phasefella.

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