Michelle Hurst was born and raised in Manila, Philippines and currently resides in San Jose, CA. She is an IFBB Bikini Pro, 4X Bikini Champion, and is the first IFBB Bikini Pro Champion to be crowned in the Philippines in September 2018. She is also co-owner and Bikini Head Coach of Handsome Muscle, Inc. Team Handsome Muscle is a community of competitive and lifestyle clients whom share the same passion for fitness and self improvement. Team Handsome Muscle prides themselves on a more personalized approached and push the importance of communication and accountability. Their vision is to create a family of like minded individuals that can lean on each other and work together to create a stronger team.
Michelle worked in the heart of the Silicon Valley for over 20 years. She started as a receptionist and climbed the corporate ladder to Senior Management of Procurement for a Digital Entertainment company where she retired at the age of 40 in 2014. Michelle's passion is in the health and fitness industry and making the transition was inevitable. She is a certified personal trainer, runner, and is a 1st degree blackbelt in Mixed Martial Arts.