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Mathew Fraser is an American professional CrossFit Athlete. With a coined mantra of “Hard Work Pays Off” (HWPO), he has been a dominant force on the CrossFit Games stage. After two 2nd places finished in 2014 and 2015, Fraser hit the competition floor in 2016 and took 1st place. In 2017 and 2018, Fraser repeated that first place title and continued to set record for largest margin of victory wins. In 2019, he reclaimed his title as Fittest Man on Earth for the 4th consecutive year.
Fraser holds accolades in competitive sport before his time as reigning and defending Champ in CrossFit. He is a 3x Junior National Champion Olympic Weightlifter and a former U.S. Olympic Weightlifting team hopeful. In 2008- 2009 he was a resident Athlete at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. With a return from major back surgery in 2011, he retired from his weightlifting career and has been a CrossFit athlete since 2012.
Like many new mothers, Kelsey struggled with postnatal anxiety and found herself lacking self confidence after giving birth. What transpired was a total life overhaul when she discovered the mental and physical benefits of exercise. Now a personal trainer with expertise in postnatal training, Kelsey has become one of the most sought after personal trainers to provide health, fitness and motivational advice for women around the world, including her over 2.3 million instagram followers. Exclusive to the SWEAT app, Kelsey’s PWR weight training program helps women sculpt lean muscle and increase their overall strength. PWR, short for power, encourages women to lift weights without intimidation. Her PWR Post Pregnancy program, also exclusive to SWEAT, is designed to help moms feel more confident in their bodies and safely regain strength after giving birth.
Billy Blanks is the creator of Tae Bo Fitness®, a revolutionary total body fitness system that has helped millions of people around the world get in shape and feel great! Billy continues to earn acclaim through his extraordinary achievements as a world Karate Champion, actor, author, motivator, philanthropist and humanitarian. He travels all over the globe, teaching Tae Bo and conducting Tae Bo Certifications courses.
Billy is an eighth-degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do but he also gained Black Belts in five other forms of Martial Arts, eventually becoming a Grand Master, but he didn’t stop there. He became a seven-time world Karate Champion, captained the U.S. Karate team, won 36 Gold Medals in International competitions and earned admission to the Karate Hall Of Fame. Not only did he achieve his goals as a Martial Artist but Billy went on to train in boxing and became a Golden Gloves Champion and the Tri-state Golden Gloves Champion of Champions.
Billy Blanks has been around for three generations. He is the Godfather of Fitness and continues to inspire men and women to bring fitness into their lives. He is more motivated than ever to make a difference in people’s lives.
Ainsley Rodriguez is a Fitness, Health and Lifestyle coach who has been helping people transform their lives and reach their fitness goals for over 7 years. With a social media reach of over 2 million followers she uses her brand to enlighten others on the best nutritional, mental and physical practices to incorporate into their busy lives for long term and sustainable results!
Sadik Hadzovic is a world renowned fitness model and professional classic physique bodybuilder. He has appeared in fitness magazines including Mens Health, Muscle & Fitness, Fitness RX among many others across the world. He won the first ever inaugural Arnold Sports Festival Pro Men's Physique contest as well as placed top five in the world for multiple years at the Mr. Olympia Competition. He is considered one of the most influential male figures in fitness through his social media channels with millions of fans across the globe.
Born and raised in New York City, Savanna Stevens is a Sports & Entertainment Producer, Model, and Yoga Instructor. Savanna received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media & Communications from Tulane University and studied internationally at Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) and the University of Sydney (Australia). She went on to complete 6 months of residential study at the International Sivananda Yoga Centers in the Bahamas. Subsequently, she received her Yoga Instructor Certification (RYT200) from Ahana Yoga in Miami, FL and Advanced Yoga For Athletes Certification through the Yogalete Training program.
With 10+ years experience in the sports, entertainment, and fashion industries, (National Basketball Association, National Football League, Major League Baseball, and Viacom), S3 Yoga is the brainchild of Savanna’s professional background and her passion of yoga. Since discovering yoga while on vacation in Bali, Savanna was immediately hooked on the mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of yoga that have enabled her to live, perform, and achieve at a high level throughout her career. Her mission is to empower athletes and professionals alike to align their minds, bodies and spirits through yoga.
S3 Yoga incorporates the authentic and traditional tools of yoga seamlessly with the modern and fast-paced lifestyle of 2019. With thoughtfully curated playlists and individualized instruction, the S3 Yoga flow is a vinyasa style class, focusing on meditation, breathing techniques, dynamic mobility, and body alignment to stretch and strengthen the body. Whether it’s your first class, or you are a well seasoned yogi, you’ll get a relaxing and challenging 60 minutes. Balance, bliss, and good vibes are in the S3 DNA. The signature S3 Yoga series - Sip, Stretch, and Sweat,™ gives you just that - featuring a S3 Yoga class taught by Savanna, the latest tracks from your favorite DJs, and unlimited mimosas & bellinis. Because life is all about balance. To learn more about all of the S3 Yoga offerings, click below:
Patrick Vellner, a professional CrossFit Athlete, made an impression with a third- place finish at the 2016 and 2017 CrossFit Games and a second-place finish at 2018 CrossFit Games. For most of Pat’s competitive career he’s balanced chiropractic school and competition. A former provincial-level lacrosse and rugby player and national-level gymnast, Vellner trains out of CrossFit Nanaimo in BC, Canada and is practicing to become a doctor of chiropractic.
JJ McDaniel is a Partner of DIRT, a growing "healthy-ish" all day cafe based in Miami, FL. There are other locations in the DC area and they will soon launch in NYC. JJ oversees all unit-level operations, community engagement, marketing and strategic growth. Prior to joining DIRT, JJ worked in the restaurant industry for over twenty years in various roles with both privately held companies and public restaurant groups. JJ attended the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was also a Mentor for the Mentored Study Program with The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. JJ currently lives in Miami Beach with his wife and two children. He is an active health and wellness advocate in the community, a Lululemon Ambassador, and is passionate about educating in nutrition and physical activity.
Julian Diasa is an upcoming fitness athlete, coach and nutritionist in the fitness industry. He credits his early success in his early years playing sports where he developed his passion and skills for fitness with three elements: Speed, Agility and Strength. Nowadays, he is dedicating his life to help people achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
Myk Likhov is the founder of Modern ŌM, the leading brand for conscious humans. He has been a Wellness entrepreneur, investor, and pioneer for over 12 years… inspired by his personal mission of helping people understand that everything they’re looking for is already within. Myk started is career in venture capital before attending The Wharton School, out of which he launched the premier yoga studio brand in South Florida, Green Monkey. Myk has been recognized as Miami’s foremost leader in Mindfulness by the Miami Herald, Well & Good, and was one of Miami Magazine’s 2018 Men of the Moment.
JAY JAY CHRIS
24 year Old Jay Chris - Also known as, @Smallspartan_Barsparta, is a Multi - Champion Calisthenics Pro Athlete / Judge / Host - Presenter and founder of @Barsparta based in London - UK. He has judged many competitions including Big World Stages & World Cups for different organizations internationally as-well-as being an internationally publish model & athlete. Jay is also an ambassador for many brands such as @Bulkpowders & Charity Company @Steelwarriors who builds big parks out of confiscated weapons from police stations internationally. Jay is trying to bring a positive light & energy to young & older generation and make a big difference by bringing more than just fitness to people lives!