ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Owner

I ALWAYS knew I wanted to do something to inspire and motivate other people to reach for their goals! My weight has always been a struggle for me, from the time I was a little girl. Growing up overweight, I used to hear ALL the time that I’ll never be “small” or “skinny”. For most of my life, I believed and accept it as my reality and by 2016, I reached my highest weight of 275lbs, after the birth of my second son.


However, this all changed in 2017. I started 2017 off with a goal to lose, at minimum, the baby weight. But I kept falling off due to stress and lack of time from being a mom of 2 under 2, planning a wedding, and working full-time in Corporate America. Every week was a “new week to start over” the first half of that year.


It finally hit me at the beginning of June 2017! With the weight of my eldest son becoming a concern with his pediatrician, I saw the cycle repeating itself again. I knew I had to make a lifestyle change if I wanted my boys to pick up healthier habits -- so they wouldn’t have to grow up overweight. Through research + trial & error, I eventually found a regimen that worked for me!


​In over a year’s time, I lost 130lbs strictly through changes in my diet and with exercise (my lowest weight was 145lbs, currently I maintain between 150-155lbs). My weight loss journey has allowed me to discover a passion for something I never thought I would become passionate about and that’s FITNESS! As a result, my personal experience and love for helping others is what drove me to launch, Glow & Grow Fitness!


What sets me apart from other fitness professionals? My level of transparencywhat you see is what you get with me (which is why I also go by vickinosecrets). I know firsthand how it feels to struggle with being overweight and trying to lose weight.

With the research I have conducted while going through my own weight loss journey, along with the knowledge I have obtained through my studies to become an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, I will have you equipped with the proper tools to set you up for long-term success.

Working with me as your Coach & Trainer will empower you on all levels, including, mentally and emotionally!


The goal of Glow & Grow Fitness is to spread awareness regarding the importance of living a healthier life while providing education on how to effectively achieve your weight loss goals and maintain your results. My desire is to help you live your best fit life, no matter the obstacles standing in the way!

Get Inspired by My Transformation!
My weight loss journey has been featured in People Magazine, People TV, Good Morning America, E! News, and Inside Edition! Click HERE to check it out!






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