Obi Obadike

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  • B.A., B.S., M.S., Certified fitness Trainer with ISSA and Certified Nutrition Specialist with ISSA.

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Obi Obadike is a celebrity trainer and world-renowned fitness expert and personality. He has graced more than 40 fitness magazine covers over the past five years and he has been featured in more than 100 fitness magazines. He is one of the most published fitness experts and fitness personalities over the past 5 years. Obi is also a fitness columnist/writer for multiple fitness magazines. Obi has been featured in dozens of national fitness and sports commercials. He has also been requested by mainstream magazines as a fitness expert from time to time to provide expertise such as Jet and Ebony magazine.

Obadike was a Division-I sprinter at Cal State Fullerton, where he set school records in the 100 M dash, 200 M dash, and 400 M relay. He was named All-Big West Conference two consecutive years and held the title of the fastest man in school history for a 5-year period. He also won athlete of the year honors at the university.

He currently writes for Bodybuilding.com, which is the largest fitness Internet site in the world. His popular fitness expert column is called "Ask The Ripped Dude." The site totals more than 18 million unique visitors per month.

Obadike was one of the fitness experts and trainers who helped to launch Turner Broadcasting Network's brand-new digital health and wellness entertainment brand called upwave in August of 2013.

Obi has travelled all over the world and has made appearances in places like Turkey, Amsterdam, Australia, and more. He hosted fitness seminars in those respective countries. He has also been on featured as a fitness and health expert on some of the most popular international morning TV talk shows.

He was an on-camera fitness expert host for the Turner brand and produced most of its exercise videos and fitness tips that are currently featured on upwave. He is featured in Turner's upwave health and wellness commercials on HLN.

Obi's educational credentials are B.A., B.S., M.S., Certified fitness Trainer with ISSA and Certified Nutrition Specialist with ISSA. He has a huge social media following with more than 1.3 million Twitter followers. He averages 3,000-6,000 re-tweets per tweet and (verified by tracksocial.com) he is one of the most re-tweeted people on Twitter, and the most re-tweeted fitness personality. He is also a sponsored fitness spokesmodel for many different fitness companies.

Obi's philosophy on fitness: "I love what I do because I have the ability to transform a person physically and mentally and that is a priceless feeling not only as a trainer but also as a writer". Knowing you can help someone attain the body they desire and be healthy throughout their life is a rewarding feeling."

"I love what I do because I have the ability to transform a person physically and mentally and that is a priceless feeling not only as a trainer but also as a writer". Knowing you can help someone attain the body they desire and be healthy throughout their life is a rewarding feeling."

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