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August 2015

August 2015

The life events I mentioned last month have finally occurred, and we’re getting back to a normal schedule. The move from Houston to Dallas was…

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Engineering Her Own Path: Brittany van Schravendijk Interview

Engineering Her Own Path: Brittany van Schravendijk Interview

Many of us wish we had the kind of courage exhibited by Brittany van Schravendijk. At Berkeley, Brittany was awarded a degree in engineering, but…

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Powerlifter and Fitness Model: The Zoe Lee Baker Interview

Powerlifter and Fitness Model: The Zoe Lee Baker Interview

If you’re looking for an example of self-reinvention, take time to learn about Zoe Lee Baker.  Zoe began her fitness career as a model and…

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Fit, Fierce, Faith and Fabulous: The Nichola Smiles Story

Fit, Fierce, Faith and Fabulous: The Nichola Smiles Story

Fierce like Fire is what is what I think of when I speak of Nichola.  This amazing girl went from being a single mom at…

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July 2015

July 2015

June was an extremely busy month, but our readers wouldn’t have thought so.  While I apologize for last month’s hiatus, there were life events that…

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June 2015

June 2015

With bodybuilding competition season in full swing, May was a busy month for Strength Advocate.  It was great to congratulate Rickey Rohus on his first…

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My Epiphany

My Epiphany

Regardless of the success I have had in the fitness industry, I do not want to be known as “the fat guy at the gym…

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Heart, Muscle, Champion

Heart, Muscle, Champion

Rickey Rohus has faced more than his share of tragedy (you can read more about his story here), but with amazing optimism, a true heart,…

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Inland Empire Barbell - New Gym, Same Mission

Inland Empire Barbell – New Gym, Same Mission

We’ve been gone for some time, dealing with a big move along with other business-y stuff, but now we’re settled and ready to rock. Last…

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Change your thinking, and change your life

Change your thinking, and change your life

In order to break from the things that enslave us, we must be willing to break from the things that are known to us.  In…

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