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Known as ''The World Most Ripped Fitness Model,'' he's very passionate about educating people all over the world about health and fitness.



Background

Credentials: B.A., B.S., M.S., Certified fitness Trainer with ISSA and Certified Nutrition Specialist with ISSA.
Website: www.obiobadike.com/
Twitter: twitter.com/Obi_Obadike/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/OBI-OBADIKE/102272353153559
Email: obi7534@msn.com

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."

He can be contacted at obi7534@msn.com.

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Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Improve My Shoulders?
Nothing kills a great silhouette like slumpy shoulders. Build a pair of caps you can be proud of with this workout routine.
Section: Training :: Mar 11, 2014

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's The Best Way To Stay Ripped Year Round?
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Section: Training :: Feb 03, 2014

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Get Abs Like Morris Chestnut In 'The Best Man Holiday?
At age 44, actor Morris Chestnut dropped 33 pounds to make his abs visible. You can too with his balanced midsection workout.
Section: Training :: Dec 19, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Best Post-Workout Static Stretches?
We get it, stretching might not be at the top of your post-workout routine, but it should be. Learn about the most important limb-strengthening holds.
Section: Training :: Nov 27, 2013

Gunnar Knows Best: Gunnar Peterson's 6 Must-Read Fitness Tips!
Carving a movie-worthy body is about more than working hard. It's about working smart. Here's how top trainer Gunnar Peterson comes down on six fitness topics that have us all talking!
Section: Training :: Nov 22, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Improve My Vertical Jump?
Does your vertical jump fall short? Learn how to reach higher and propel forward with these workout tips!
Section: Training :: Nov 19, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: 'How Can I Chisel My Chest?'
Is your chest sunken rather soaring? No worries! Learn the key to building primo pecs with this chest-contouring workout.
Section: Training :: Nov 07, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: ''How Can I Get A Great Cardio Workout Indoors?''
Waking up for a morning run is never easy, especially when it's cold outside. Instead of trudging through an hour-long workout, opt for this cardio-based, calorie-blasting routine you can do from home.
Section: Training :: Oct 03, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: ''How Much Muscle Can I Put On Naturally?''
With all the gimmicks and mixed messages about muscle mass, it can be hard to discern fact from fiction. Learn how much you can expect to put on naturally and what you can realistically expect in terms of gains.
Section: Training :: Aug 29, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Mix Up My Cardio Routine?
Too much time spent on the treadmill can make a quick cardio session seem endless. Fire up your routine run with this deadly combination of suicide sprints and push-ups!
Section: Training :: Jul 30, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Improve My Abs Without Hundreds Of Crunches?
Crunches and sit-ups can grow boring fast, and they're not as effective as you might think. These five effective 'indirect' ab exercises might serve you better.
Section: Training :: Jul 17, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: What The Heck Is Tabata Training?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Section: Training :: Jun 24, 2013

Ripped Roundtable Vol. 8: 18 Personal Training Secrets
Need some training guidance? These three personal trainers reveal how they help their clients succeed. Their moderator? None other than our own Ripped Dude!
Section: Training :: Jun 13, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: Pre-Cardio Stretches
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and became the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: May 30, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Run Faster?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and became the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: May 07, 2013

Ripped Roundtable Vol. 7: 15 Fitness Tips From 3 Personal Trainers
Need some training guidance? These three personal trainers reveal how they help their clients succeed. Their moderator? None other than our own Ripped Dude.
Section: Training :: Apr 19, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: Are My Active Rest Days Too Active?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and became the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Apr 04, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Make My Fitness More Well Rounded?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Mar 18, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: Advantages Of Steady-State Cardio
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Mar 06, 2013

Ripped Roundtable: 12 Fitness Tips From Physique Competitors
Need some fat-loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our own Ripped Dude.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 25, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: Should I Stretch Before My Workouts?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Feb 14, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's The Best Way To Do Cardio?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Jan 23, 2013

Ripped Roundtable, Vol. 4: 18 Fat-Burning Tips From The Pros
Need some fat-loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our very own Ripped Dude.
Section: Nutrition :: Jan 17, 2013

Ripped Roundtable: 15 Ways Fitness Models Lean Down
Need some fat-loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our very own Ripped Dude.
Section: Nutrition :: Jan 17, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: Are My Fitness Goals Achievable?
I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Bodybuilding.com 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Mind :: Jan 09, 2013

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Much Cardio Is Too Much?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Dec 14, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's An Effective Bodyweight Workout?
I’ve written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Section: Training :: Nov 21, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Should I Handle My Pre- And Post-Workout Nutrition?
I’ve written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Section: Nutrition :: Nov 07, 2012

Ripped Roundtable: Sustain Your Shred With Advice From A Trio Of Pros
Need some fat-loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our very own ripped dude.
Section: Training :: Oct 30, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Best BCAA Practices?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Section: Supplements :: Oct 18, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Can You Booze It And Still Lose It?
I’ve written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Section: Nutrition :: Sep 26, 2012

Ripped Roundtable, Vol. 2: 21 Ways To Get Leaner, Lose Weight, & Cut Fat
Need some fat loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our own Ripped Dude.
Section: Training :: Sep 21, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Do I Get 3D Abs?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Sep 07, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Is There A Magical Macronutrient Ratio For Fat Loss?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Nutrition :: Aug 21, 2012

Ripped Roundtable, Vol. 1: Fat-Loss Secrets
Need some fat loss guidance? These three fitness pros reveal what they do to stay lean. Their moderator? None other than our own Ripped Dude.
Section: Training :: Aug 20, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Why Do Plyometrics?
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
Section: Training :: Aug 07, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How To Lose Those Last Few Pounds
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jul 27, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Do I Maintain A Cover Model Physique?
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jul 12, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Cardio Before Or After Weights?
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jun 29, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Should I Train Before Vacation?
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jun 14, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's The Best Form Of HIIT?
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jun 01, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Risks Of Soft Drinks?
I've graced more than 30 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: May 16, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are Health Benefits Of Drinking Coffee?
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Supplements :: May 03, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Why Does HIIT Burn So Much Fat?
I’ve graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me ‘The World’s Most Ripped Fitness Model.’
Section: Training :: Apr 17, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Important Is The Mental Game To Leaning Out?
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Mind :: Apr 02, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Can Drinking Water Help Me Lose Weight?
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World’s Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: Mar 20, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Cheat Meals Won’t Stop You From Getting Diced
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the last 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World’s Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: Mar 06, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: Consuming Carbs For Fat Loss—4 Tips
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the last 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 21, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Signs Of Overtraining?
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Feb 08, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Do I Build A Barn-door Back? – 4 Obi Obadike Back Exercises
I've graced more than 28 magazine covers in the past 3 years. The global fitness industry has branded me 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jan 24, 2012

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are Your Top Fat-Burning Foods?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: Dec 30, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are Your 10 Top Ab Tips?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Dec 14, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's The Best Form Of Cardio For Fat Loss?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers in the past three years. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Nov 30, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Speed Up My Metabolism?
I have graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years. My nickname says it all: The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.
Section: Nutrition :: Nov 01, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: Can I Target Tone Or Spot Strengthen?
With over 20 magazine covers and 9 expert columns, Obi's here to help. His nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Oct 18, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Do I Get Ripped Like A Ticket Stub?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers in the past three years. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Sep 20, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Do You Maintain A Fitness-Type Physique?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years, and I'm the current WBFF Pro Male Fitness Model World Champion. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Training :: Jul 13, 2011

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Have More Energy While Depleting Carbs?
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years, and I'm the current WBFF Pro Male Fitness Model World Champion. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Section: Nutrition :: Jun 15, 2011

Sprint Training Builds Legs, Glutes, Abs, And Burns Fat... Fast!
Sprinting is one of the most explosive and amazing workouts you could ever do and popular among celebrities. It can help you build your legs and abs, burn fat and more. Learn more and then try the workout.
Section: Sports :: Nov 05, 2009


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