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Erica Lugo

Erica Lugo

Erica Lugo (born December 25, 1986) is an American public figure, personal trainer, and also an Instagram star. She is also a cancer survivor. She is famous for inspiring many lives through the NBC Universal reality show 'The Biggest Loser'. [1]

Early Life

Erica Lugo was born on December 25, 1986 (age 33 years) in Centerville, Ohio,United States.[8]


Erica Lugo went to Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Social sciences.

Fitness Journey


Once Erica's 3yr old son wanted to play with her and she could not fulfill his wishes and she recognized how she is becoming lethargic and tired day by day.

This is what she says about that incident in an interview with Today.com:

"That was a huge wake-up call for me.

‘Oh my gosh, I told my 3-year-old son, no I couldn’t play with him, because I was too tired to get off the couch."

Sheaccepting this as a disturbing sign and began working out.

This is the means by which her excursion started.She

downloaded an application to monitor calories and activities. She

followed the application's suggestions to eat 2,000 calories every day and work out four times each week. She

took more modest food divides, low-calorie frozen meals and practiced for 20 or 30 minutes, four times each week. She

shed 122 pounds, making this fundamental and little changes in her day to day existence. At

the point when her weight reduction was not giving anticipated returns, she changed her eating routine and exercise propensities. She

kept herself refreshed with making fundamental changes.In three

years she shed 160 pounds from her 5-foot-11-inch outline. At the

point when she began, she weighed 322 pounds.[10]


Early Career

Erica Lugojoined as a Sales Director in Jenny Craig, Inc. in 2007.

It is one of the biggest Weight the board organization on the planet.

She worked there for a very long time prior to moving to 'The Job Store Staffing' as Branch chief and Business Development in 2012.

She effectively assembled and kept up associations with organizations who are needing our staffing administrations through broad record the executives, adaptability and constant help.

In 2014, She joined organization named ' I Supply Company' as a Human assets Safety Specialist, Recruiter


She likewise functioned as a Human asset director at McVentures Inc from 2015 to 2019.


The Biggest Loser

Erica joined America's weight losing reality competition show ' The Biggest Loser - USA Reboots (season 18) in 2020. She, along with Steve Cook trained twelve contestants and helped them in reducing their weight.[18][25]


Erica created 'Erica Fit Love', an online training platform in 2020.

She helps people to lose weight and achieve a healthy lifestyle through fitness programs.

She is getting popular as an online trainer.[13][27][28]

Social Media

Erica Lugo before and after loosing weight

Erica Lugo before and after loosing weight

Lugo is hugely popular on social media.

She has over 647,000 followers on Instagram.[14] On her ericafitlove Facebook page she has over 45,000 followers as of June 2020.[15]

In June 2020, Erica clapped on Instagram after reading remarks aimed at her loose skin, stretch marks, and cellulite. She said she is “tired” of body-shaming comments. Lugo explained that it’s harder for her to lose weight and tone certain areas after significant weight loss, the birth of her baby, and battle with thyroid cancer:

“I get it.

Sex sells.

But just because that sells does NOT mean your body isn’t worthy.

It doesn’t mean your body is LESS than someone else’s.

It does NOT mean YOU are less than.”[29]\

“My body doesn’t process hormones like a ‘normal’ hormonal regulation system should.

However that does NOT mean my value is less.

That does NOT mean I’m not strong.

That does NOT mean I’m not worth something.

That does NOT mean I can’t help, inspire, motivate, and educate.”[29]

Personal Life

Erica lives in 773 Miamisburg, Centerville, Ohio from where she manages her online training portal- Erica Fit Love. She is in relationship with Danny McGeady[17] and has a 10 year old son named Connor.


In November of 2018, Lugo was diagnosed with stage 2 Thyroid cancer. She underwent radiation and surgery and ultimately beat the disease, but her body went through hell and back in the process. This is what she said after removal of Thyroid.[16][19]

"You no longer have a major organ in your body that controls so much of your hormones and your mood and your metabolism.

It’s been a process of finding out what medication works for me, how my body reacts."


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