Hey, I’m Jake! In my career, I wear many different hats. Mostly, I write articles and train clients to become stronger and healthier versions of themselves.
Fitness Editor at BarBend.com
Online Coach / Powerbuilding Programs
Consultant to Other Fitness Professionals Building Brands & Personal Websites
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Hofstra in 2014
Masters degree in Sports Science in December of 2016
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
CPR & AED
At BarBend, I've written over 1,300 articles related to strength sports and training. A majority of these articles all pertain to concepts and scientific principles in strength & conditioning. Needless to say, I love research. Outside of BarBend, I train handfuls of clients and consult for coaches building personal websites & brands.
June/July 2016: I was interviewed and featured in Cosmopolitan, who then deemed me as, in their words not mine..."The World's Sexiest Acroyogi"!
July/August 2016: featured in a nationwide in-store Vitamin Shoppe campaign & on the website homepage.
Feb 2017: Wrote an in-depth piece explaining how to do a proper muscle-ups.