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Melvin Gordon

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MELVIN GORDON

PRO RUNNING BACK, LOS ANGELES, CA

AFTER A BREAKOUT SEASON, MELVIN GORDON IS ONCE AGAIN READY TO SHRED THROUGH HIS OPPONENTS. TO REACH HIS PEAK PERFORMANCE ON THE FIELD, HE HAS TO MAINTAIN ULTIMATE PHYSICALITY AND STRENGTH. MELVIN UNDERSTANDS THAT NO GIMMICK, OR FITNESS TREND CAN REPLACE THE RESULTS OF DISCIPLINE AND HARD WORK.

Bennie Wylie

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BENNIE WYLIE

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH, STRONG SEASON 1 WINNER

"WORK HARD AND BE NICE TO PEOPLE."

BENNIE WYLIE IS A HUSBAND, FATHER, FRIEND, AND COACH. HE’S WORKED AS A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH FOR THE DALLAS COWBOYS, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, AND UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS. BENNIE IS THE WINNER OF NBC STRONG SEASON 1 AND OWNS A SPORTS & FITNESS FACILITY CALLED THE PERFORMANCE LAB IN ABILENE, TEXAS.

Jason Wittrock

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JASON WITTROCK

PERSONAL TRAINER

"VICTORY BELONGS TO THOSE WHO PERSEVERE."

JASON WITTROCK GREW UP WITH A STRONG PASSION FOR FITNESS AND TRAINING. HIS PURPOSE IN LIFE IS TO HELP OTHERS CHANGE THEIR LIVES AND REACH THEIR FITNESS GOALS. HE ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES AND TAKE STEPS TOWARD CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVING THEIR MIND AND BODY. JASON HAS USED HIS PASSION AND FITNESS KNOWLEDGE TO HELP PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD BECOME STRONGER AND MORE CONFIDENT, INCLUDING CHILDREN WHO SUFFER FROM MENTAL ILLNESS.

Steven Lopez

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STEVEN LOPEZ

TOP 5 NATIONAL PHYSIQUE COMPETITOR

"THE TRUE MEASURE OF A MAN IS NOT HOW HE BEHAVES IN MOMENTS OF COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE BUT HOW HE STANDS AT TIMES OF CONTROVERSY AND CHALLENGES."

STEVEN LOVES TO EXCITE AND HELP OTHERS IMPROVE THEIR FITNESS AND NUTRITION. HE’S ALWAYS LOVED SPORTS, AND GOT INSPIRED TO GET INTO BODYBUILDING BY A FRIEND AND COWORKER, BUT HE THEN SUFFERED A DEBILITATING ARM INJURY FROM A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT. THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY AND DETERMINATION, STEVEN EMERGED STRONGER THAN EVER, AND NOW INSPIRES HIS SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS WITH POSITIVE AND MOTIVATING POSTS.

Nikki Walters

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NICOLE ZAPOLI

CO-FOUNDER DYNAMIS CROSSFIT, HEAD TRAINER

"EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE FOR WHOEVER BELIEVES."

NICOLE BEGAN HER FITNESS JOURNEY WITH GYMNASTICS AND BECAME A MULTI-YEAR STATE CHAMPION AND JUNIOR OLYMPIAN. SHE THEN TURNED HER FOCUS TO COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING AND FOLLOWING HIGH SCHOOL, JOINED PRO SPORTS DANCE AND CHEERLEADING TEAMS IN HOUSTON. IN 2009, NICOLE WAS INTRODUCED TO CROSSFIT AND FELL IN LOVE WITH IT. SHE EMBRACED HER ENTREPRENEURIAL SIDE BY OPENING HER OWN CROSSFIT GYM IN 2012 WHERE SHE INSPIRES AND TRANSFORMS LIVES THROUGH HER COACHING AND TRAINING.

Dave Scott

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DAVE SCOTT

SIX-TIME WORLD IRONMAN® CHAMPION, EAS COACH

"DECIDE WHAT YOU CAN DO AND HOW YOU’RE GOING TO DO IT."

DAVE SCOTT IS THE MOST RECOGNIZED ATHLETE AND COACH IN THE SPORT OF TRIATHLON. HE IS A SIX-TIME IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPION AND THE FIRST INDUCTEE INTO THE IRONMAN HALL OF FAME. HE CURRENTLY DEVOTES HIS TIME TO EDUCATING ATHLETES AND LEADING CAMPS, CLINICS, AND RACES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

Dave Scott

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CODY BEALS

MULTIPLE IRONMAN 70.3 CHAMPION

"THE STRUGGLE ITSELF TOWARDS THE HEIGHTS IS ENOUGH TO FILL A MAN’S HEART."

CODY BEALS IS A PROFESSIONAL TRIATHLETE AND MULTIPLE IRONMAN 70.3 CHAMPION. DRAWING ON HIS BACKGROUND IN PHYSICS, CODY APPLIES AN ANALYTICAL, SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO TRAINING, RACING AND RECOVERY. THOUGH TRIATHOLON MAY BE AN INDIVIDUAL SPORT, CODY RELIES ON A WORLD-CLASS SUPPORT TEAM TO REACH HIS GOALS.

Pam Nisevich Bede

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PAM NISEVICH BEDE

EAS NUTRITIONIST, REGISTERED DIETITIAN

"TO GIVE ANYTHING LESS THAN YOUR BEST IS TO SACRIFICE THE GIFT." - STEVE PREFONTAINE

AS A MARATHONER, TRIATHLETE, DIETITIAN, AND CERTIFIED SPECIALIST IN SPORTS DIETETICS, PAMELA NISEVICH BEDE MS, RD, CSSD, LD KNOWS FIRST-HAND THE VITAL ROLE NUTRITION PLAYS IN ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE AND HEALTH. PAM HAS A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE GUIDING ENDURANCE ATHLETES, FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS, AND GENERAL WELLNESS SEEKERS IN THEIR QUESTS TO GET LEAN, FAST, AND FIT. THOUSANDS OF ATHLETES HAVE IMPROVED THEIR HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE VIA PAM’S BOOKS, ARTICLES, MEDIA WORK, AND ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING.