MC is a New York City based sports/fitness model and National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Fitness Nutrition Specialist and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Clinical Fitness Professional who collaborates with creative brands to promote the fitness lifestyle. Since documenting her beginnings on the fitness blog, Now Watch Me Work (NWMW), MC has gone on to sign with Wilhelmina Fitness Models and became a finalist in the very first Women’s Health Next Fitness Star. She has been featured in Fitness Magazine, Runner’s World, Refinery29, Nike, as well as having graced the cover of Women’s Health Magazine. Her fitness lifestyle focuses on energetic music, easy to make nutrient dense eats, fun actionable workouts, and combining functional comfortable looks with fitness pieces. MC’s fitness philosophy has been recognized overseas where she is now the Director at Electric Studio, Philippine Islands’ very first indoor cycling studio.
Whether she is in NYC or the Philippines, MC works with innovative fitness brands and services to promote a happy sustainable lifestyle. Beyond her body of work, she shares her day to day on all major social media channels as @mcbarao.