“90 Day Fiancé” star Anfisa Nava is hitting the gym hardcore — and it’s paying off!
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A lot of thoughts ⬇️ As you know(or maybe not know) my husband got sentenced to 2.5 years in prison on September 7(for details check out my YouTube channel). To be honest, it has been very hard on me because Jorge and I are not just husband and wife but we are truly best friends and we used to share everything with each other and since we aren’t together physically now and only get to talk to each other once a day it feels like a big part of me was taken away. I don’t normally talk about it because I don’t like to show my emotions to the public, especially if I believe that it will make me look weak and pathetic. It’s just the way I am - I’d rather be thought of as a “cold hearted bitch” than a “crybaby”. Now you are probably thinking ok what does this caption have to do with the pictures? And the answer is, to fill the void that I felt after Jorge was sentenced and I was left on my own I decided to try to stay busy and do what I enjoy the most and it was working out. And ONE DAY I want to take it on a higher level and compete in NPC bikini division. It feels frustrating when some of you try to knock me down for doing what I love and enjoy. I know that many of you started following me on social media after seeing #90DayFiance and you just want to see me post pictures with Jorge and talk about our relationship. Well, I’m just letting you know that I’m going in a different direction now, I’m not a part of #90DayFiance, so if you don’t want to see anything other than #90DayFiance related stuff and you want to keep commenting nasty things under my pictures, please unfollow me and move on. And to those who support me, I love you ❤️ and thank you 🙏 I’m very grateful to have people who are always cheering me up. I may not always reply to comments and DMs but I see you all. 😉
Telling E! News how she lost 26 lbs. she said, “First, I lost about 15 lbs. in about six months, and that's when I started thinking about competing. So then I actually gained a little weight to increase my muscle. But then I lost more. It took about a year and a half. I wasn't in a rush. In the beginning, I was 146 lbs. and now I'm about 120."
She pointed out, “I've actually been skinny my whole life, but when I moved to the United States I gained about 15 to 20 lbs. The food here is different from the way I used to eat in Russia. In Russia, I would eat home-cooked meals but here I would go out to eat a lot. And I wasn't really controlling it — I was eating everything.
Nava also noted that stress was another reason for her weight gain. Last year, her husband Jorge Nava was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for possession of drugs with the intention to sell after he was arrested with 293 lbs. of marijuana in his car.
Anfisa has been showing off her amazing abs on Instagram, but what is contributing to her weight loss? She said, “I just reduced my portion size and started doing cardio, too. I was doing the elliptical or the treadmill five or six times a week for 30 to 40 minutes."
As for what she eats, Nava has posted pics of her food, mainly vegetables, chicken, and rice.
The 23-year-old will be competing in her first bodybuilding competition in Riverside. While it could “possibly” be a career for her, she noted, “We'll see how this first one goes. I don't really have any expectations. I just want to get my feet wet and see what it's like and go from there."