Marisa Chaela is a Holistic Fitness Coach, founder of Holistic Fitness Labs, and creator of MissFitAndNedy. She graduated from MIT in 2017 and has since been using her platform on YouTube and Instagram to inspire thousands of people to build their own healthy lifestyles. She is passionate about experimenting with diets and encouraging others to question diet dogma and carve their own paths to find what works best for their bodies. A former victim of diet culture, Marisa is on a mission to help women free themselves of the “1200 calorie” diet mentality and discover their inner strength with resistance training.

Today on Christina The Channel:

  • 3:45 – Get to know Marisa
  • 15:50 – Finding the balance between simplicity and complexity in the fitness space
  • 21:50 – Factors affecting weight gain and slow metabolism
  • 22:30 – Shifting approach in diet depending on what your body needs
  • 24:40 – Health and fitness misconceptions
  • 27:20 – The concept of women being bulky
  • 38:30 – Adjusting your training depending on your body
  • 43:00 – Marisa’s journey on overcoming Topical Steroid withdrawal
  • 52:00 – The spiritual and personal lessons that Marisa learned through the process


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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions.

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