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March 27, 2019

What motivated you to pursue a career in fitness after such an amazing career in the military? While in the military I was the happiest when I was running physical training or doing martial arts training. That carried over into youth sports the first time I coached. T...

February 26, 2019

Next up in our "Gone Pro" series is one of our iON Fave's Olivia Ekpone! She shares how she evolved her career beyond the track by  leveraging her skills and passions for health, wellness and athletics.

What are your new career endeavors?

As athletes, it’s safe to s...

February 14, 2019

Any strongman, able bodied or disabled strongman will tell you that to compete in strongman you are sacrificing your body first and foremost. We are all trying to lift/move things and do things that are not supposed to be possible. Mentally, like any sport you always k...

February 8, 2019

This week we feature an inspired sprinter who is not afraid to pay dues and do what it takes to defeat the odds and make it to the next level! Meet Brian Slater, sprinter of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Brian Slater, racing against the odds. 

What inspires you?

Having the ab...

January 22, 2019

iON Featured Athlete, the amazing athlete from Puerto Rico, Genoiska Cancel! Aiming for amazing things in 2019 as a prime for 2020!

January 9, 2019

This month we feature an amazingly inspiring athlete who is driven by the challenge of conquering new adventures in fitness and life! Meet Maryse Gordon, Finance Pro in the Big Apple and OCR Athlete and Adventure Seeker in Life! 

What Sports/Fitness Activities...

December 22, 2018

This is the second post in my little mini-series I casually call "On Gifts". Appreciation is the theme here...In this one, I had a great chance to get a  few words from the son of one of my earliest mentors, role-models, teammates and friends Joseph Jones Sr.. Joe Jone...

December 13, 2018

"Everyone has a different timeline. It’s ok to find a different tunnel with a different light at the end of it too" ~ Akua Noni Parker

December 11, 2018

This month we are celebrating the art, poise and strength of professional the athletes they are. 

We had a great opportunity to catch up with one of our friends, Lisa Johnson-Willingham, who has led an amazing career  as a Professional Dancer, Instruct...

December 8, 2018

Personally, I've always been with impressed with Coaches or Trainers or Leaders of any type who can not only say "Do as I Say" but can roll up their sleeves or lace up their cleats and say "Do As I Do!" Master Coach, Eddie Willingham is an example of this. Today we got...

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September 26, 2019

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