Fitness magazine Strong launches in Australia

Strong Fitness Magazine Australia has launched with trainer Stephanie Sanzo on the cover.

The mission of the title is to showcase a range of strong Australian women and provide a trusted source of cutting-edge fitness and health information.

Sanzo said she was delighted to be chosen for the launch issue.

“To be chosen as the very first cover model for Strong Fitness Magazine Australia is incredibly humbling and exciting. I can’t wait to share my journey and passion for weight training with the Strong Australia community.”

Strong magazine launches in Australia after success in the US and Canada

Editor in Chief, Katelyn Swallow said: “We’re thrilled to have Steph join us as we launch the magazine in Australia. Her passion for advocating weight training and exercise benefits for both physical health and mental well-being is exactly what we are about.”

Swallow is a former editor of Women’s Health and Fitness magazine and Strong is published by Alicia Fistonich, a former media executive turned fitness trainer.

Sanzo began her health and fitness journey following a challenging birth that left her with an extra 24kgs of body weight. She said she is on a mission to help teach, train and change the perspectives that women have of their bodies.

“I want to help drive greater understanding on the benefits weight-based training provides to women’s mental and physical health. My journey with weight training has helped me grow emotionally, far beyond how I have grown physically,” said Sanzo.

The magazine already has US and Canadian editions.

The first issue of Strong magazine is now on newsstands for $7.95 or is available as a digital version.


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