Starting from when she was just fourteen years old, Sandra Prikker began building her body for a career in competitive kickboxing but that dream wasn’t meant to be. She had to abandon her aspirations of becoming a kickboxer following an accident that left her badly injured.
Unfazed by the hopeless situation she found herself in – not being able to return to the sport she loved so much, Sandra Prikker found solace in fitness. Always sporty and athletic right from childhood, it didn’t take much time for her to get her body ripped and sculpted into an amazing ensemble. In turn, she started garnering up steam across social media platforms due to the way her exercise and diet regime paid off and people wanted to know more about it. Consequently, what was just a way of staying fit after stopping her kickboxing career now became a career for Sandra and she has been doing wonders with it.
Sandra Prikker – Biography, Age
The Dutch fitness model was born on October 30, 1989, in the Netherlands. She has not made information about her family and background details, including her educational achievements, public. However, as a young teenager, at 14 years of age, Sandra Prikker started exercising and training to be a kickboxer. Everything seemed to be falling into place and after years of training her body, she was rewarded with a perfect physique. Tragedy struck in 2012, an accident she was involved in left her with serious injuries that spelled doom for her career in kickboxing.
At this point in her life, all Sandra Prikker wanted was to keep her body fit, thus, she turned to fitness.
Apart from Sandra Prikker’s birthplace listed as the Netherlands, there are no other details about where the fitness model comes from. Her background details have remained private and thus, nothing is known about her parents or if she grew up with any siblings at all.
Besides, the much we gathered about her private life suggests she is yet to start her own family. Howbeit, she dated Tavi Castro, a counterpart in bodybuilding.
Facts About The Instagram Star
- Her foray into a fitness career
Sandra Prikker was 22 when she started her workout routine in the gym in 2013. This marked her journey into the fitness world but she soon realized it wouldn’t be a walk in the park. It became clear that what she knew about fitness at the time wasn’t enough to get her abs in place.
This development frustrated her and she was left with no option than to seek the help of a personal trainer who set her on the right path. Through a strict diet plan and rigorous training, Sandra started seeing major progress in her efforts and with the nudge from her friends, she decided to make a career with her revamped physique.
- Social media influence
By the time she reached her mid-twenties, Sandra Prikker was already an icon on various social media platforms where she commands millions of followers. She started experimenting on social media in 2016, posting pictures that depict her fitness journey on Instagram. Considering the growing interest in fitness these days, Sandra didn’t waste any time in getting the attention she needed to take off. She quickly became an online sensation with millions of fans rallying around her in less than 6 months.
In appreciation of the love shown to her, the fitness icon started training others to get their dream body. Her career as a personal trainer started in late 2016, after gaining major ground on Instagram and other social platforms.
On her social media accounts, she has more than 18k followers on Twitter, 3.3m followers on Instagram, over three hundred thousand fans on Facebook, while her self-titled YouTube channel has an accumulated over two million views from her 38,352 subscribers.
- Training and workout routines
Sandra Prikker makes use of 3 sets of 8 reps during training and would always prefer to have the weights heavy for better effects. She also adds drop sets to her routine at the gym to spice things up. For her cardio, she makes use of HIIT, aiming at burning 300 calories within 15 to 20 minutes.
Her general workout regime includes different kinds of squats, deadlifts, leg extensions, dips, bench press, crunches, kickbacks, pull-ups, and other techniques. She works out on all the days of the week except on Sundays when she gets to rest.