Qimmah Russo posing for a photo in her bikini, standing on the beach, looking fit and lean

Qimmah Russo

Fitness Model, Training Instructor

Qimmah Russo is a fitness and social media sensation from New York, USA. Boasting rock-solid abs and an all-around aesthetic physique, Qimmah has attracted the attention from numerous fans on the internet.

In her early years, Qimmah was an avid basketball player. Not only she was passionate about the sport, Qimmah was also extremely talented. Because of this, she went on to join a professional basketball team during college.

However, after graduation, Qimmah’s interests began to change. Suddenly, her passion for basketball started disappearing, as she began longing for a new competitive outlet. After long consideration, Qimmah decided to start training with weights for a change.

This was a decision Qimmah has never looked back from. She’s since sculpted a phenomenal physique through weightlifting, along with building an iconic status in the fitness and modeling industry.

Here’s her story:


 

Qimmah Russo standing on a basketball court with a ball in her hands, looking fit and curvy

“I love scary movies and great music and joking around. I am a hopeless romantic and love to do things spontaneously. Also, I have a healthy big appetite. I don’t drink or smoke. I am an extremely hard worker and I am very dedicated to helping others be fit!”

Athlete Statistics

Full Name: Qimmah Russo
HeightAgeDate of BirthNationality
5'4" (162.5cm)28December 16, 1993American
 
ProfessionEra
Fitness Model, Training Instructor2010
Height5'4" (162.5cm)
Age28
Date of BirthDecember 16, 1993
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionFitness Model, Training Instructor
Era2010


 

Qimmah Russo standing on the beach in a bikini looking fit and strong

“Fitness ranks up very high in my book. Its the vehicle and tool I use to help people who want to be healthy and fit.”

Accomplishmnts

  • Fitness Model
  • Training Instructor
  • Online Entrepreneur

 

Qimmah Russo flexing her triceps for a photo looking lean and strong

“I am always open to embracing new opportunities and they keep coming. I love my life in every way and my intention is to live without missing a beat and I do that by staying in the present moment. Right now is just as great as whats to come, I’m truly enjoying this whole journey.”

Biography

From Basketball Court to the Weight Room

Born and raised in New York City, Qimmah Russo inherited her love for sports from her family. She said; “I have been an athlete all my life. I played several sports, and due to me being a full-throttle athlete I always maintained good health and a fit body so I could always compete at the highest level.”

Although she played numerous sports, Qimmah’s favorite was basketball. She joined a professional basketball team during college, where she displayed awesome performances as a sophomore guard.

Losing Interest in Basketball

During her time in college, Qimmah studied sociology and kinesiology. She proved to be an exemplary student. Despite this, she chose not to pursue these subjects after graduation.

Qimmah also eventually decided not to continue playing basketball, as she began yearning for a new competitive outlet. After college, she made a decision to try something entirely new – weightlifting.


 

Qimmah Russo flexing her aesthetic biceps for a picture


Career in Fitness and Weightlifting

Ever since she stepped into the weight room, Qimmah has gone from leaps to bounds in her professional life. Through strength training, she sculpted an amazing physique, which allowed her to gain exposure in the fitness and modeling industry.

As her success and recognition grew, Qimmah began to land sponsorship deals with high-profile fitness companies. Before long, she became a name to look out for.


 

Qimmah Russo posing for a photo looking lean and toned


Helping Others Through Her Expert Advice

After seeing how much she’d improved, Qimmah decided to help others achieve their own success in fitness. She went on to open her social media profiles where she shared her training and dieting advice.

Soon, more and more people started coming to her pages. By 2018, Qimmah became an internet sensation, with the fan base that keeps on growing year after year.


 

Qimmah Russo taking a selfie of her fit and lean physique

Training

Qimmah’s Approach to Training

Qimmah’s training consists of strength and conditioning workouts. As she describes it, “You don’t just lift weights or do curls; instead, you’re gonna be walking on your hands up and down the turf.

The idea is to build up your entire body using a mixture of activities that allow you to attack it with several different styles of training. This is how I work out.”

Pushing Past Plateaus

When Qimmah notices that she has a ‘stubborn’ body part, she changes her training to bring it up. For example, if she notices that her legs don’t respond well to her exercises, Qimmah will completely change her leg workouts.

She’ll decrease the rest between sets, increase weights, or try new exercises – anything that will induce a new growth in her muscles.


 

Qimmah Russo posing for a picture with her dog looking fit and curvy


Active Cardio

Qimmah isn’t a huge fan of cardio machines. She believes that they enable people to “be lazy.” Instead, Qimmah likes using her own body to get her heart rate up.

She does a lot of calisthenics, body weight exercises, and sometimes even weightlifting. This approach gives her much better results than cardio on a machine.

“You’ll get better results that way, in my opinion. I want to go outside and run, whether it’s the track, canyon, or sidewalk, I like to take it outside.”

Qimmah’s Favorite Exercise

There’s no exercise like squats for Qimmah. Squats enable her to recruit the largest muscle groups in her body – legs, back, and glutes. As Qimmah says, “They even call me Quadzilla around the gym.”

However, Qimmah doesn’t follow a traditional approach when doing squats. Instead of doing 3 sets of 8-12 reps, Qimmah likes to do as many reps as possible in 30 seconds. She might also do a squat circuit workout, where she does a lot of sets with no rest in between.

As Qimmah explained, “I may squat for 30 seconds, or do as many reps as I can with just the bar on my back, or do them as part of a circuit. Doing squats in a traditional way isn’t really my thing. I use a lot of variety and push myself past my limits. Again, I believe in about keeping exercise fresh and exciting.” – Qimmah Russo


 

Qimmah Russo posing outdoors in a bikinig looking fit and curvy

Nutrition

Qimmah doesn’t find it hard to eat clean foods. She enjoys keeping her diet healthy because it enables her to maintain a lean and toned figure year-round.

Some of Qimmah’s favorite foods are;

  • Avocados
  • Nuts
  • Low-Fat Cheese
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Raw Vegetables
  • Bananas, Apples, and Blueberries
  • Peanut Butter
  • Eggs

 


Editor’s Tip

Inspired to reach your maximum potential like Qimmah? Read our comprehensive guide on how fat burner supplements can really up your game!

 

Qimmah Russo posing in a dress showcasing her incredible glutes


 

Qimmah Russo sitting on a rock looking fit and curvy

What we can learn from Qimmah Russo

Qimmah Russo has shown us that a clean diet shouldn’t be a chore, but instead, something you enjoy.

If you’re truly passionate about fitness, then eating healthy and training hard is something you should enjoy – just like Qimmah.

If there’s one lesson we could learn from her, it would be to enjoy the process in anything you do. This way, you’ll reach your goals more easily.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You are truly a blessed and beautiful person. I follow you a lot and love the way you live your life keep up the good work..

It’s very interesting to raad your story. You are a beautiful person on the inside that’s why you are shining at the outside. I like you a lot. Keep up the hard work and i am looking forward to new crazy posts of you. ??

I enjoy seeing your passion for fitness and the healthy lifestyle you live each day . Keep up the good work and God Bless you Qimmah !

Q,
I’m just found you. I’m about to start my fitness journey. Looking at you really motivates me. BTW, what’s your relationship status?

I think you are an very amazing woman, and talented, sweet lord very hottt, but the thing I want to know, which insta. page is actually your page think you

You might like...

Krissy Cela

45 Views

See Profile

Ana Cheri

79 Views

See Profile

Bruna Luccas

Fitness Model

28684 Views

See Profile

Vivi Viviane Winkler

Fitness Model

83935 Views

See Profile
0

21 Healthy & Delicious Sources of Protein for Your Body

A diet high in the right nutrient is key to a leaner, stronger physique. These healthy and delicious sources of protein will help you achieve your body composition goals... in the tastiest way possible. 

Read article

Gracie Vanasse

Professional Powerlifter, Strength Coach, Gym Owner

2457 Views

See Profile

Mia Sand

Fitness Model, Social Media Personality

99446 Views

See Profile

Dora Rodrigues

IFBB Figure Pro, Fitness Coach

11839 Views

See Profile

Aspen Rae

Adult Model, Fitness Model, Figure Competitor

62359 Views

See Profile
0

3 Month Muscle Transformation Workout Plan

This fat shredding, muscle transformation plan will give you all the tools you need to carve out a great physique... in as little as 3 months. Back in the day you had rippling abs, vascular arms and a barrel-like chest. Or it might have been the athletic shape and sexy curves that brought you those second glances.

Read article

Natasha Aughey

92532 Views

See Profile

Susana Rodriguez

Fitness Model, Competitor

42781 Views

See Profile

Vaishali Bhoir

Bikini Athlete, Fitness Trainer, Model, Entrepreneur

22582 Views

See Profile

Annabel DaSilva

Bikini Model, IFBB Pro Competitor

22100 Views

See Profile
0

15 Fat-Burning Exercises You Can Do at Home

Planning the best fat-burning exercises you can do at home is a great way of speeding up your fitness results.

Read article

Imke Salander

Fitness Model, Marathon Runner

36989 Views

See Profile

Brooke Wood

Fitness Model, WBFF Bikini Pro

22902 Views

See Profile

Rachel Dillon

Online Coach, Fitness Model, WBFF Bikini World Champion

54923 Views

See Profile

Sandy Riddell

Bodybuilder

25590 Views

See Profile
0

12 Week Weight Training Program for Women

There’s been a shift in female fitness over the last few years. No longer is it about 'cardio bunny fitness' and low impact aerobics, it’s about grabbing some dumbbells or getting under a bar and giving it your all.

Read article