Tori Green: Who are you? What do you do?
Alysia Magen: Alysia Magen Macedo, Air force veteran, bodybuilder, boxer, online personality
Tori: What was your first business (including running your own business)? How long did this last or are you still involved in the same business?
Alysia: Alysiafitness.com started in 2016 still currently but not main income alysia.shop
Tori: Biggest challenge? How did you get through it?
Alysia: DV after military
Tori: What is something that you wish you could go back and tell yourself before starting this journey?
Alysia: Don't be afraid to ask for help. (It's not a weakness).
Tori: What did you do before owning your own/running your business?
Alysia: Dental and cleaned teeth 9 years.
Tori: What/who made you take the first leap?
Alysia: God, since I was young I KNEW I HAD A CALLING TO DO SOMETHING BIG. I took on every challenge even if it scared me. Wanted to help others motivate them to think outside the box even in the military
Tori: Who was the first to believe in you and give you real support (financial/sweat equity)?
Alysia: Never financial help, not even a boyfriend. My parents always believed in me. My parents came from nothing and are successful.
Tori: Was this your dream job? If not, what was?
Alysia: TV my own show to help others & record my crazy life.
Tori: Why did you get into this field?
Alysia: I worked my ass off put everything I had into social media (shout outs) fitness. I loved helping ppl get fit and showing them a small town girl from Nebraska can do it.
Tori: What is your biggest failure that you turned into a success?
Alysia: Leaving LA due to DV after speaking to everyone about DV in the military and protecting others I couldn't even protect myself . Getting in trouble with the military and still pushing forward GETTING INSTA famous even if they didn't believe in me. Big article blew up after the military.
Tori: If you could change one thing about your life today for the better, what would it be?
Alysia: Nothing but maybe go back and get out of my situation faster help i needed from DV (years it takes off ur life).
Tori: How is your life/work balance? Body, mind, and soul weekly routine?
Alysia: Pray everyday on knees , daily reflections book , boxing training 5 X a week, church Sunday, balance work still working on that.
Tori: Do you say/write out affirmations?
Alysia: Humbly everyday remind myself it's not about me it's about others.
Tori: When was the last time you tried something new/ Stepped out of routine?
Alysia: I am now rebranding my image.
Tori: Favorite book that changed your life?
Alysia: The Bible.
Tori: Do you think your gender gives you an advantage or disadvantage in today’s world?
Tori: Have you experienced different treatment from your peers of the opposite sex?
Alysia: Yes, military.
Tori: Thoughts on the glass ceiling?
Tori: What advice would you give your children/ future children about succeeding in a patriarchal society?
Alysia: Know how to play your cards right.
Tori: If you could talk to a young boy/girl from your hometown neighborhood who aspires to have your career/job/focus what would tell them? Advice?
Alysia: Never give up on your dream, if you have the passion and drive you will succeed never take no for an answer.
Tori: Fun fact about you?
Alysia: Knocking door to door as a child soul winning for the church 22. Number one piece of advice you remember?
Tori: Anything coming up for you that you want to talk about?
Alysia: Youtube channel.
Tori: Where can we find you online?
Alysia: Insta: verified @alysia_magen
Youtube: Alysia Magen