Just when we think that women cannot surprise us anymore, Maya Nassar proves the opposite by being the 1st Lebanese fitness entrepreneur to be featured on Forbes India. As an international fitness model, Nassar succeeded in touching the lives of many around the world. Her inspiring story led to a healthy transformation of the life of several people.
Once Maya found out that an unhealthy lifestyle is not what she pictured herself living, she decided to change her life forever. Losing weight was not the only thing on her agenda. In fact, Maya is the first female in history to be endorsed by an Arab government to represent Lebanon in international female fitness modeling and competitions. Her name topped the media headlines of TV programs, magazine covers, billboards, radio shows and newspapers as she successfully brought multiple trophies back home from championships abroad. Maya was also a TV Host on MTV Lebanon on which she presented GET FIT program and she currently hosts her own radio segment as the fitness guru for Virgin Radio Stars.
Being a mother of 2 toddlers and pregnant with her 3rd baby never stopped her from achieving more. Maya owns her own online space, fitness center and e-business called Start Living Right. While the 3rd branch of the gym is currently under construction, Maya is eager to launch her new online pregnancy program in the Middle East as a support for pregnant ladies during the 9-month journey. In collaboration with a gynecologist and a midwife, Nassar describes this e-program as the bible of pregnancy fitness that will help women get all the necessary information they need. This e-shop will include diet plans for every trimester with vegetarian options as well, illustrated exercise plans for every trimester and a stretching guide, general information on nutrition and pregnancy exercise, beauty skincare routine and what to expect in each trimester for the mom and baby with illustrations too.
Today, Maya is considered the most influential fitness figure in the Middle East. Her perseverance and commitment drove her to become the healthy inspiring figure that she currently is. Ambitious about the future, Maya aims to franchise her fitness center across the Middle East believing that "The greatest wealth is health".