Mel tells New Idea that she continued to lift weights as often as possible while filming on the series.
‘It not only helps with my strength and stamina, but keeps me mentally sane!’ she says.
The Victorian contestant reveals that she plans to turn her passion for fitness into a career.
Not only is she studying to become a personal trainer, but she plans to open a gym with her partner, Dave, later this year.
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