Dr. Mayra Alfonso

Your Fitness Physician, Body Transformation Expert, Weight Loss Motivation Specialist, medical doctor, a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

Dr. Mayra Alfonso

It is my firm belief that we all have a role to play in this world. Nothing is coincidence; everyone and everything has a purpose in this life. In that sense, we all have the power to shape our realities the way we see fit. It is by this mantra that the great achievements of our time have been accomplished.

Whatever your future goal may be, whether it’s losing those extra pounds from the holidays, gaining muscle tone and rocking that body you’ve wished for all your life, or making a lifesaving habit change that will steer you to a longer life expectancy is not only possible, but also fairly simple with the right set of tools.

I believe that, through sheer willpower and determination, anyone can make the decision to lead a better, healthier life.

Hello! My name is Dr. Mayra Alfonso, “Your Fitness Physician” and this is my story.

I am a medical doctor, specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. With a track record of over 20 years in the Medical field. However, I walked away from my full time medical career and went on to find my true passion; helping other women achieve the body type they desire.

From a very young age, I’ve always wanted to find ways to help other people out and after I grew up, I thought that a good way to achieve this was by studying to become a doctor. For 20 years I dedicated my life and limb to the trade, with great results. But at what cost?

Way-Back-2[1]The added stress of my career had taken a toll on my body; I had gained lots of weight. I tried so hard to get rid of it, to no avail. I would constantly go on diets, and gain the weight back. I exercised at times, then stopped and then exercised again. It seemed that no matter how much I tried, I couldn’t keep the weight off.

I used to get so mad when my father told me that I needed to lose weight. I also felt guilty, because at the time, he was struggling with cancer and the fact that I had let my body go was a big concern on his already troubled mind. The last straw happened in June 2010, after my father passed away. I had not only lost a good father then, but also my best friend. I was emotionally exhausted from all that had transpired, I had just been diagnosed with hypertension by my physician, and I was also physically drained from carrying around all that extra weight.

At this point I finally realized that my father was right; I needed to lose weight. To look better, move around better and, most importantly, to feel better and at peace with myself and honor his memory. This ultimately transformed into my resolve, that burning passion which helped to achieve the goal I had set for myself.

I am here to help you find your resolve; to find that special something that will drive you to achieve your weight loss goal. To finally attain the body type you have always wished for, but that for some reason or another have never been able to gain.

From personal experience I can tell you that losing weight is not hard; it’s just a matter of having the right mindset, the right mentor, “doable” goals and taking small but consistent actions to move towards your objective. You could say that I spend all my time helping other women achieve this and helping them feel better and healthier, and I’m passionate about it.

– Dr. Mayra Alfonso

 

 

Dr. Mayra Alfonso

this is MY MISSION

To empower busy professional overweight women to change their bodies, their health, and their lives and become the best version of self.

Lynette Conat, MALynette Conat, MA
“Mayra Alfonso is a gifted physician who combines her rigorous baseline of medical knowledge with a deep intuitive wisdom of the interplay of the body with mind, giving her a unique ability to direct stable, long-lasting results to difficult health situations.  She is tenacious, brilliant, and remarkably courageous in her quest for wellness and health on all levels.  I have watched her conquer what many would consider insurmountable odds to transform herself and her life into the one of her dreams.  She does not take no for an answer and regardless of how difficult a situation, she finds a way ...
Jennie Yates, DCJennie Yates, DC
“Dr. Alfonso is one of the most intelligent, determined people out there.  I have seen her follow her dreams to the fullest, demonstrating great courage that few possess.  Her remarkable resilience, intuition and enlightenment are inspiring.”
Nordeli Estronza, MDNordeli Estronza, MD
"I've personally known Mayra for many years.  I've witnessed her dedication to the success and positive outcomes of her clients.  I met Mayra when we were in Medical School and when she was very thin at 115 pounds.  Over the years, I saw how she gained weight and how she struggled for years trying to lose it.  Mayra is results oriented and makes things happen, and because of that I would recommend her coaching program to anybody."

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