Nicole's passion and purpose in life is to help empower others on to take action toward living their strongest, healthiest, happiest lives possible. Nicole is a single mom, best selling author, coach, RX-2-Movement coaching mentor, EAS Myoplex sponsored athlete, and the founder of Nicole Zapoli Fitness offering custom fitness programming with remote and private coaching for competitive athletes and fitness enthusiasts of all levels of fitness. She is also co-owner and head programmer/coach at CrossFit Del Mar in Southern California. Nicole enjoys traveling and teaching her NZ Fitness gymnastics workshops at CrossFit affiliates and gyms all over. Most recently she became a #1 best selling author to “The Little Black Book of Fitness”. Nicole enjoys training and competing for fun in CrossFit, weightlifting, and powerlifting, as well as playing in the ocean, gymnastics, dancing, yoga, and anything outdoors that is challenging mentally and physically.
OPEX CCP L1 TOTAL COACH
OPEX CERTIFIED NUTRITION COACH
OPEX CERTIFIED LIFE COACH
OPEX ASSESSMENT & PROGRAM DESIGN
OPEX BUSINESS SYSTEMS
CrossFit LEVEL 2 TRAINER
CrossFit LEVEL 1 TRAINER
CrossFit GYMNASTICS TRAINER
CrossFit KIDS TRAINER
CrossFit FOOTBALL TRAINER
CrossFit CERTIFIED JUDGE
PHYSICAL FITNESS SPECIALIST- COOPER INSTITUTE
NUTRITION- AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NUTRITION
15 YEARS COACHING/TRAINING EXPERIENCE
OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING TRAINING WITH SEAN WAXMAN & WAXMAN’S GYM, E2OLYFIT, DAVID MILLER AND THE VANQUISH PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING SEMINAR WITH HENRY ROJAS
POWERLIFTING/STRENGTH & CONDITIONING TRAINING WITH WESTSIDE BARBELL COACH, JASON GUSIC, THROUGH APPLIED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING POWERED BY WESTSIDE BARBELL.
#1 BEST SELLING AUTHOR
4-TIME TEXAS STATE CHAMPION- RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS
4-TIME JUNIOR OLYMPIAN- RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS
MEMBER OF THE JUNIOR OLYMPIC ACADEMIC TEAM
TRAINED AT THE US OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER IN COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
FORMER NFL HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADER
FORMER NBA HOUSTON ROCKETS POWER DANCER
PROFESSIONAL DANCER FOR PLANET FUNK AND EDCO [PERFORMED LIVE WITH CHINGY, KELIS, DURAN DURAN, AND CLAY WALKER AND ON MANY MAJOR TELEVISION NETWORKS]
SELECTED FOR AND COMPETED ON AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR-5
1ST PLACE IN MISS FITNESS TEXAS (FAP) 2006
1ST PLACE IN MISS FITNESS CALIFORNIA (FAP) 2011
USPA CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
USPA CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPION 2015 IN 48KG CLASS
USPA CALIFORNIA BENCH PRESS RECORD HOLDER IN 48KG CLASS
FITNESS MODEL [FOR OLYMPIC TRACK ATHLETE AND OLYMPIAN OF THE CENTURY – CARL LEWIS, CROSSFIT APPAREL COMPANY – EAS, ASRX, COMPEX, RX SMARTGEAR, ASICS, WODSTAR, SWEAT ANGELS, TIM TADDER PHOTOGRAPHY, SAVAGE SWIM, AND CHOSEN FOR THE COVER OF THE 2009/2010 NBA HOUSTON ROCKETS POWER DANCER SWIMSUIT CALENDAR]
EAS MYOPLEX SPONSORED ATHLETE
MOMENTUM GEAR SPONSORED ATHLETE
WOD OR DIE APPAREL AMBASSADOR
CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON 2009
KATY TRIATHLON AT FIRETHORN 2007
CROSSFITTER SINCE 2009
MOM SINCE 2005
Cheerfulness & Gratitude: I believe success begins with being grateful which is the root of joy.
Trust & Integrity: Being rooted in trust and integrity leads to longevity in every sense of the word.
Growth & Resilience: I believe the best results come from overcoming obstacles and adversity.
Teamwork: I believe client and coach relationship should work together as a team matching each other's efforts.
Enjoying the journey: I believe it is about finding the joy in the process and taking pride in mastering the basics.