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Shawn Baier
COO/Director of Sales & Marketing
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Justin Blake
Strongman
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Sam Dancer
CrossFit/NPGL Athlete
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Bryan Dermody
Powerlifter/Strength Athlete
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Jennifer Dietrick
IFBB Pro/Martial Artist
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David Douglas
Powerlifter/Strength Athlete
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Taylor Drescher
CrossFit/NPGL Grid Athlete
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Jared Enderton
NPGL Athlete/Olympic Weightlifter
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Tate Fisher
CrossFit Athlete
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Brad Gillingham
Powerlifter/Strength Athlete
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Bryce Holmes
Bodybuilder
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Carissa Johnson
WBFF Pro/Fitness Model
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Jada Kelly
NPC Bikini Competitor
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Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja
Super-Middleweight Pro Boxer
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Danyelle Mastarone
NPC Figure Competitor
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Tim Nassen
Bodybuilder, Powerlifter, Former Strongman
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Molly Jo Andrusyk
Marketing Coordinator
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Steve Nissen
Inventor of HMB
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Spenser Remick
ASC Pro Strongman
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Priscilla Ribic
USAPL/IPF Powerlifter
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Erin Stern
IFBB Figure Pro/USATF Competitor
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Eric Todd
Strongman/Strength Athlete
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TJ Tollakson
Pro Triathlete
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Nick Weite
Powerlifter
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Philita Wheeler
NPC Figure Competitor
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November 16, 2016

My daughters, Emily and Lizzy, wrapped up their busy fall sports seasons last week.  Emily is a senior this year. She ended her High School Cross Country season on a high note by qualifying individually for the Minnesota State Championships. We got to watch her run in State last weekend... Read More

November 15, 2016

It’s the week of the big dance, IPF Open Worlds.  They are held on home soil this year in Orlando, FL.  This meet is the best of the best Open lifters (no age brackets) from around the world.  I will be competing in the 72 kg class on Thursday at... Read More

November 14, 2016

MET-Rx has dedicated over 20 years of research to developing the best nutritional supplements to fuel your workouts.  MET-Rx formulates innovative products that are backed by science including this month’s featured product: HMB 1000. HMB 1000 by MET-Rx contains the patented ingredient beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB).  HMB is a natural compound produced... Read More

November 10, 2016

Question: "My knees keep caving in during my sumo deadlift.  Any advice?" This is typically due to tight hip adductors and internal rotators and weak hip abductors and external rotators. There are three components to the resolution of this problem: Soft tissue: roll plantar fascia with a Lacrosse ball, and hip internal... Read More

November 8, 2016

Hey Jada, thanks for taking time out of your crazy mom life to answer some questions!  First off, for those that don’t know you, where did your fitness adventure begin? Jada: As a kid, I was in dance classes and cheerleading, but my journey in the gym didn’t really start... Read More

November 2, 2016

On Saturday, October 29th the 2016 Ironman 70.3 Austin race was held in Austin, Texas.  Due to dense fog and safety reasons the swim portion was cancelled for the race, so it started with a mad race on the bike.  TJ Tollakson flew through the bike portion with a time... Read More

October 31, 2016

Question:  "I’m trying to be better at working out on a normal basis and am wondering how often/how long I should be working out every week?" There are a few factors involved in this, such as your current level of fitness and lifestyle. For most people working out 4-5 days a... Read More

October 26, 2016

Question: "Is it better to work out twice a day, or once a day for twice the time?" Read More

October 20, 2016

I attended the NSCA Personal Trainers Conference in Jacksonville, Florida last weekend with GNC.  It is amazing that this Conference was able to go on as planned considering that Hurricane Matthew hit the Jacksonville area the previous weekend. Fortunately, downtown Jacksonville did not suffer much damage. The Conference was held... Read More

October 17, 2016

Question: "I am looking to compete in my first bodybuilding competition, but how do you decide what division and federation to choose?  Any recommendations?" The most important questions to ask yourself are, "what do you hope to get out of the experience, and what are your main goals with the competition?"... Read More

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