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GATOR MADE
Cover Story – An exclusive with Tim Tebow and the Florida Gators

M&F goes inside the jaws of Gator Nation for the exclusive on why the University of Florida, led by Tim Tebow, has the best strength and conditioning program in the nation. READ PDF

SUPER MARIO
Cover Story – Game Day with Houston Texans NFL All-Pro Mario Williams

Houston Texans star Mario Williams might be the best Defensive Lineman in the NFL. Check out this Muscle & Fitness Magazine feature to read what it’s like on gameday for this amazing athlete. READ PDF

AGENTS OF STEEL
Cover Story – Inside Rosenhaus Sports
The most famous agent in sports, Drew Rosenhaus, let’s M&F behind the scenes for this exclusive on how the Rosenhaus Sports agency trains to stay on top of their game. READ PDF

FRANK BEING FRANK
Cover Story – UFC Star Frank Mir Trains for the Fight of his Life

Mir sat down with M&F to discuss the worst part about his motorcycle accident, the best part about fighting and everything in between. READ PDF

SEEING TRIPLE
Cover Story – WWE Legend Triple H is in Top Form
WWE Superstar Triple H discusses, his training, his favorite steakhouses, and his daughter’s patty-cake sessions with his 500 pound friends. READ PDF

ANIMAL INSTINCT
Cover Story – WWE Star Batista Rattles Some Cages with M&F

WWE Icon Batista steps out of the ring and into the weight room to talk about his workout, the road to becoming The Animal, and how he used to weight as much as an adult lion. READ PDF

Big Time Interview – Carlos Quentin, Chicago White Sox Slugger READ PDF

Big Time Interview – Tyrese Gibson, Star of Transformers READ PDF

Big Time Interview – Erin Andrews, ESPN Star Reporter READ PDF

Big Time Interview – Tyson Chandler, NBA Star READ PDF


Muscle & Performance

Muscle & Performance Magazine Writing Samples

MONSTER OF THE MIDWAY
Cover Story – Bearing Down with Chicago Bears Star Tight End Greg Olsen
Chicago Bears Tight End talks to Muscle & Performance about the workouts he used to claw his way to the peak of the NFL. READ PDF

BODY BY BLAKE
Cover Story – #1 Overall NBA Draft Pick Blake Griffin Opens up to M&P
What does it take to be #1? In this Muscle & Performance exclusive, 2009′s top overall NBA draft pick, Blake Griffin, takes his shot at telling us. READ PDF

WINDY CITY WARRIOR
Cover Story – Olympic Gold Medalist and Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews is profiled in M&P
The 21-year-old captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, talks to M&P about skating, squatting and sprinting his way to the top of the NHL. READ PDF

Flex

Flex Magazine Writing Samples

FIGHT OF THE CENTURY
Cover Story – Brock Lesnar takes on Randy Couture to become the UFC’s Top Fighter
Forty-five year-old legend Randy Couture and Brock Lesnar trade words with Flex before trading punches in the ring. READ PDF

Muscle & Fitness HERS

Muscle & Fitness HERS Writing Samples

WORKING OUT WITH A KARDASHIAN
Cover Story – Kim Kardashian’s Workout Tips
Reality star Kim Kardashian works out in front of the cameras to show women everywhere how a Hollywood Hottie gets in shape. READ PDF

END RESULT COLUMN – SUMMER SANDERS READ PDF

END RESULT COLUMN – GABRIELLE REESE READ PDF

END RESULT COLUMN – DOMINIQUE DAWES READ PDF

TOP TEN FEATURES FOR MUSCLE & FITNESS MAGAZINE

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Top 10 Most Athletic Presidents
Muscle & Fitness Magazine, November 2008
Was Washington stronger than Lincoln? Did Reagan swim faster than JFK? Was Eisenhower a better golfer than Ford? Read the article to find out which president had the most game. (Click on the image to read the article.)

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Top 10 Movie Training Scenes
Muscle & Fitness Magazine, August 2008
Stallone. Seagal. Schwarzenegger. Macchio. The ultimate movie muscle montage showdown is here. (Click on the image to read the article.)

Into Thin Hair – Balding Solutions
Men’s Health Magazine
Learn how to cover up your bald spot (if you have one) with the famous TV hair stylist from The West Wing. READ PDF

Performance Enhancing Jewelry Knocking’em Out of the Park
The New York Times

Major League Baseball players will do anything to get an edge – including wearing bracelets laced with titanium. Does it work? Read the article to find out. READ PDF

SAMPLE COLUMNS

Strong Words
Back Page Column for Muscle & Fitness Magazine
Strong Words is a monthly fitness humor column that wraps up each issue of M&F. Check out the columns by clicking on the title below:

The Body Guru
GQ Magazine
Advice Column
The Body Guru was a Q&A column that appeared in GQ Magazine. I wrote the column as the sarcastic, yet informative voice of the magazine. Body Guru Sample 1Body Guru Sample 2