Bruna Barreto

Bruna Barreto is a Brazilian fitness model and nutrition expert known for her trademark legs and abs.

Originally from Belém, Brazil, Bruna dedicates countless hours to her training and nutrition, showing everyone what can be achieved with a proper fitness regimen.

Determined to have a perfect figure, she works hard in the gym five times per week. Along with taking nutrition courses with a goal of becoming a diet coach.

Not only that, but Bruna is also a fitness model on the rise. With her sculpted body and rising recognition, she looks set to achieving an even greater exposure and success in the coming years.


Bruna Barreto taking a selfie of her trademark legs

Athlete Statistics

Full Name: Bruna Barreto
WeightHeightNationalityProfession
125 - 135lbs (56.7 - 61.2kg)5'4" (162.5cm)BrazilianFitness Model, Nutrition Coach
Era
2010
Weight125 - 135lbs (56.7 - 61.2kg)
Height5'4" (162.5cm)
NationalityBrazilian
ProfessionFitness Model, Nutrition Coach
Era2010


Bruna Barreto taking a selfie in the gym


Bruna Barreto standing on the beach showcasing her amazing glutes

Accomplishments

  • Fitness Model
  • Nutrition Coach

Bruna Barreto looking lean and fit in a photo shoot


Bruna Barreto doing cardio on a bike

Training

Changes in Training

Bruna’s training has changed a lot over the years. Initially, she trained using only cardio machines – hoping this would give her a toned and aesthetic look.

However, Bruna soon realized that she wasn’t getting the results she wanted. It was at this point she took on weightlifting. Not long after adopting a five-day-per-week training split, her physique began looking better and better.

While Bruna still does cardio every now and again, her main priority is weight training. This allows her to sculpt and reshape her figure while still maintaining a healthy body fat percentage.


Bruna Barreto posing for the photo in a gym


Bruna’s Lower Body Workout

Here’s a workout Bruna follows when she wants to tone her legs and glutes:

  • Bodyweight squats, 3 sets of 20 reps (warm-up)
  • Barbell Squats, 3 sets of 12-14 reps
  • Leg press, 3 sets of 12-14 reps
  • Lunges, 3 sets of 12-14 steps
  • Cable glute kickbacks, 3 sets of 16-18 reps

Bruna Barreto taking a picture of herself in a gym

Nutrition

Bruna is aware of the importance that diet has on her health and body. For this reason, she only plans her meals around unprocessed and natural food sources.

These include:

  • Raw fruits and vegetables
  • Dark berries (especially blueberries)
  • Avocados
  • Pasture-raised Chicken and Eggs
  • Quinoa
  • Sweet potatoes

In terms of supplements, Bruna avoids them for the most part. Her goal is to meet her nutrient requirements through solid food alone. However, on occasions when she doesn’t have an access to healthy foods, she’ll opt for a multivitamin and protein shake to get the essential nutrients.


Bruna Barreto standing next to cardio machines looking fit


Bruna Barreto standing on a beach looking fit

What we can learn from Bruna Barreto

Bruna Barreto has shown us how a tweak in your training or nutrition can make a big impact on how you look and feel.

She initially only did cardio, believing this was the key to attaining her dream figure. However, Bruna later discovered a better way of achieving her goal – weightlifting.

With her 5-day-per week workout plan, she was able to transform her figure into what it is today.

If you ever reach a plateau on your fitness journey, perhaps try making a change in your diet or training routine. This might help you overcome your obstacles and achieve further progress in your physique – just like Bruna Barreto did.

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