Marisa is a sophomore at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, majoring in Kinesiology.
She currently interns with UMass Sports Performance, and oversees the training of multiple teams. In addition, she is a research assistant in the Physical Activity and Health Lab at UMass. She is very passionate about all things related to health and wellness.
As an athlete, she has competed in Olympic Weightlifting in the 58kg class, totaling 142kg in the snatch and clean and jerk. She was also a member of the UMass Rowing Team for a short period of time. Marisa's main goal in life is to help other people improve their lives through fitness :)
Marisa will be writing weekly articles on everything fitness, with a focus on strength training. If you are interested in working with Marisa, feel free to reach out to us our Modo Facebook page!