Larissa Reis

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Larissa Reis
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Born (1979-05-21) May 21, 1979 (age 35)
Brasília, Federal District, Brazil[1]
Professional career
Active (2005-- )

Larissa Almeida Reis[2] (born May 21, 1979) is a Brazilian International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) professional figure competitor, fitness model, actress and restauranteur.

Early life and education[edit]

Reis was born in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. She has a degree in Tourism and Hotel Management.[3]

Career[edit]

While a college student, Reis modeled part-time and her body caught the attention of Playboy Brazil; in 2003 she was chosen to be a playmate. Following this, Reis signed with a supplement company to work as a fitness model. There, she got the desire to compete as a figure athlete.

She earned an IFBB membership[4] in 2007 at the IFBB World Championships and moved to the United States.

Reis is sponsored by Nutrex Research,[5] Suits by Amy, Pro Tan,[6] Cyclone Cup,[7] Labellamafia, Skullcandy and 6 Pack Fitness.[citation needed]

Reis was the first Brazilian person to ever win a Pro Show in the United States (Atlantic City 2009, pro figure).[citation needed][8]

Reis has been featured on the covers of Iron Man Magazine, Muscular Development,[9] Planet Muscle,[9] and Flex Magazine.

Reis opened a restaurant, Protein House, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her restaurant was featured in Food Network's Mystery Diners.[10]

Statistics[edit]

  • Height: 5 ft 6 in [11]
  • Pre-Contest weight: 135 pounds (61 kg)
  • Off-Season weight: 143 pounds (65 kg) [12]

Competition results[edit]

  • 2005 South American Championship - 1st Place;[9]
  • 2006 Brazilian Championship - 1st Place;[9]
  • 2006 World Championship, Barcelona - 3rd Place;[9]
  • 2007 World Championship, Barcelona - 2nd Place (Received IFBB Pro Card);[11]
  • 2008 New York Pro – 10th Place;[9]
  • 2009 Atlantic City Pro - 1st Place;[9]
  • 2009 New York Pro – 2nd Place;[9]
  • 2009 Olympia – 12th Place;[13]
  • 2010 Arnold Classic – 6th Place;[13]
  • 2010 Olympia – 10th Place;[13]
  • 2011 Arnold Classic – 11th Place;[13]
  • 2011 New York Pro – 3rd Place;[14]
  • 2011 Olympia – 10th Place;[14]
  • 2011 Sheru Classic - 6th Place;[14]
  • 2012 Arnold Classic – 7th Place;[14]
  • 2012 Australian Grand Prix XII - 3rd Place;[14]
  • 2012 Europa Super Show - 2nd Place;[15]
  • 2012 Tournament of Champions - 5th Place;[16]
  • 2012 Olympia - 10th Place;[17]
  • 2012 Arnold Classic Europe - 6th Place;[18]

Personal life[edit]

She now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. She trains at Gold's Gym.[12] Reis describes herself as a "spiritual person," and as a Buddhist.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Larissa Reis | Meet The Models | Models". Vitrixmodelteam.com. 1979-05-21. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  2. ^ Playmate Larissa Almeida Reis
  3. ^ http://www.fitnessandpower.com/galleries/larissa-reis-ifbb-pro-figure-competitor
  4. ^ "Welcome to IFBB - 2007 IFBB world Women Championships in Santa Susanna, Spain - September 21-23, 2007". Ifbb.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  5. ^ http://www.musculardevelopment.com/sponsors/nutrex-research.html
  6. ^ "Pro Tan Competition Tanning Products - Larisa Reis". Protanusa.com. 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  7. ^ http://cyclonecup.com/blog/featuring-larissa-reis-cyclone-cup-sponsored-athlete/
  8. ^ http://www.hardbody.com/news/2009/09/13/atlantic-city-pro-figure-results/
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h November 02, 2012. "Larissa Reis – IFBB Pro Figure Athlete". MuscleBombshell.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  10. ^ "Mystery Diners - S06E12". June 23, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c "Fitness Model : Larissa Reis". Hotfitnesswomen.org. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  12. ^ a b "Nutrex Research - Team Nutrex - Larissa Reis - Biography". Nutrex.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  13. ^ a b c d "IFBB and NPC Fitness, Figure and Bikini Competition Photo Gallery". Pics.fitnessrxmag.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "Larissa Reis - Women's Figure - 2012 Arnold Classic | FLEX Online". Contests.flexonline.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  15. ^ Aug 18, 2012 (2012-08-18). "Europa Final Report: Rhoden Wins Again!". Musculardevelopment.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  16. ^ "Muscular Development Online Magazine". Pics.musculardevelopment.com. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  17. ^ "Muscular Development Online Magazine". Pics.musculardevelopment.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  18. ^ "Muscular Development Online Magazine". Pics.musculardevelopment.com. 2012-10-13. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 

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