Flex Flex UK - January 2018 - Page 122

VALENTINA’S VALENTINA LEQUEUX HAS FOUND HER OWN TO STAND OUT IN THE BY ROGER LOCKRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHS BY PER BERNAL VALENTINA LEQUEUX hasn’t always been someone who lived a fit and healthy lifestyle. Her lowest point may have come when a relationship of five years ended. “I became very depressed and wasn’t eating properly. This was the lowest point I found my weight—I was 113 pounds at a height of 5'8", so you can imagine how malnourished I was.” After some soul-searching, she dedicated herself to the gym but wasn’t aware of the importance of nutrition until she met her coach and future husband, Luis. 120 FLEX | JANUARY 2018