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IM CONTRIBUTORS SPECIAL THANKS Jay Ashman Amanda Burrill Jenevieve Roper, PhD, CSCS Tony Estrada Redmann Wright Jim Brown and Jay Campbell Jay Ashman is a strength coach at City Gym in Kansas City, Missouri. Ashman is ISSA S&C certified and credentialed through AAAI/ISMA. He is a former Super League Rugby player and compet- itive strongman. The creator of Ashman Strength System, he is the co-founder of Elite Athlete Development, which focuses on strength and conditioning development for competitive athletes. See more at Tony Estrada began his career in the fitness industry 20 years ago as a personal trainer. He has collected numerous per- sonal training and nutrition certifications including NASM, ISSA, NFPT, ACE, and APEX. He is currently the operator of a Fitness19 location in Chicago and a part- ner, along with Brent and Kim Hansen, in RxFitness Global, a company that designs residential and commercial fitness centers in both the US and Caribbean. His wres- tling and fitness background has allowed him to work with many professional ath- letes including MMA superstars Randy Couture and Pat Curran. For more info check out 12 APRIL 2017 | After serving in the US Navy as a rescue swimmer, Burrill obtained a culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu, a graduate degree in journalism from Columbia University, and a WSET Level 2 wine certification in Paris. She’s a host for the Travel and Cooking channels and is a freelance writer, fitness model, and triathlete. In 2014, she com- peted in her first NPC Bikini competitions. Check out her adventures in travel, food, and fitness at Certified personal trainer, Physique com- petitor, and Army veteran, Redmann Wright has always had a passion for fitness. Wright has used his fitness knowledge to overcome several physical adversities, including asthma, PTSD, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and a serious motorcycle accident. He is passionate about helping others to excel in their own health and is working to become a motivational speaker, life coach, and published author. Wright is currently the CEO and founder of Team Get It In, LLC. He enjoys engaging other vets who also suffer TBI and spending time with his family, animals, and the brother- hood of his motorcycle club. Jenevieve Roper, PhD, CSCS, is an assistant professor of kinesiology at California State University at San Bernardino where her re- search interests include running injuries and sport performance. She writes a blog for Iron Man, where you can track her goals of com- pleting her first half marathon and stepping onstage in the NPC. Personal trainer and fitness industry veteran Jim Brown was an NPC super heavyweight bodybuilder for over a dozen years. Now 45, he is a performance enhancement specialist who has coached thousands. Jay Campbell is the creator of the Fabulously Fit Over 40 pod- cast and the author of The Definitive Testos- terone Replacement Therapy MANual: How To Optimize Your Testosterone For Lifelong Health And Happiness. Together, they work tirelessly to help mature fitness enthusiasts realize and actualize their health and fitness goals. Read more at