You may like free samples, but we all know you come to the expo for the athletes! See which of your favories will be at the 2014 BFE!
Jamie Middleton (Eason)
Jamie Middleton (Eason) is one of the most recognized faces in the fitness industry. She holds several fitness titles, most notably Hard-body Entertainment's World's Fittest Model, and has been featured as a writer and a model in hundreds of thousands of magazine layouts. Jamie has a bachelor's degree in Communication; is the official female spokesperson for Bodybuilding.com, Gold's Gym Fitness Institute Expert and is a syndicated writer and columnist for numerous websites and magazines. As creator of the popular LiveFit Trainer and her own Labrada Lean Body For Her Signature Supplement Series, Jamie has helped hundreds of thousands of people reach their fitness goals.
Steve Cook is an Idaho native that has exploded into the fitness world. He has been on the cover of many health & fitness magazines and is a sponsored athlete for both Bodybuilding.com and Team Optimum Nutrition/ABB. Steve has helped many college students find balance between academics and athletics with his "Big Man on Campus" 12-Week Trainer.
Kizzito Ejam is a Team Bodybuilding.com spokesmodel and athlete, and has a varied background in sports, including Karate, soccer, football, track and field, and he's a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Kizzito is also a certified Instructor in Krav Maga and Tae Kwon Do.
Sean Sarantos has served over 6 years in the United States Air Force where he helped military members rehabilitate using Physical and Occupational Therapy. As well as being a Bodybuilding.com athlete for several years, he also helps train and motivate others while always trying to better his knowledge of health and fitness.
Samantha Ann Leete is the 2013 Bodybuilding.com BodySpace Spokesmodel. She is an athlete, national bikini competitor/coach, member of TEAM Bodybuilding.com and Team Pro Tan. She has a passion for health & fitness and loves sharing her knowledge. This fit lady is a high school cheer coach in addition to working at the IRS as a Large Corporation Contact Representative.
Nick Scott is the CEO/President/Founder of Wheelchair Bodybuilding, Inc. He has a Bachelor's in Business Administration, is a Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT), and is Certified as a Specialist in Performance Nutrition (SPN).
Lauren is a fun and adventurous athlete and host. She hosted the 2012 Monster Energy Supercross AMA FIM World Championships tour, as well as several tv shows. She is a fitness model, journalist, brand ambassador, and previous professional snowboarder.
Brandan is a national level physique competitor and the owner of def-i-nit-ion Inc, which includes his personal training business "Fokken Strong Training". He is also a corporate wellness manager for a large company.
Ashley Horner is an internationally recognized fitness model, holds her WBFF Pro Card, and is a multi-sport athlete. She is also the creator of the "Becoming Extraordinary" training program and seminars. As if that weren't enough, Ashley is a published writer, contributing monthly articles for MMA Uncaged and Fit & Firm magazines, among others.
Kathleen Tesori is one of the most recognized names in the fitness industry. She is an athlete and spokesmodel for Bodybuilding.com. She holds many titles and achievements; most notably the FLEX bikini model search winner, IFBB Figure Pro, ring girl for MTV's show Bully Beatdown, and she has appeared in several of magazine layouts. Kathleen has a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), and is a fitness model and lifestyle coach.
Despite being a soldier in the U.S. Army and a cardio queen, Chassidy didn't achieve the body of her dreams until her husband introduced her to the iron. Lifting was the key to transforming her body and mind. Says Chassidy, "Bodybuilding has helped me to feel limitless." In fact, both she and her husband both hold NPC overall champion titles!
After a lifetime of on-and-off athletics, Rodney's fitness career truly took off in 2012. In just 18 months, he dropped more than 30 pounds, was featured in Men's Health Magazine in Turkey, earn his IFBB Pro card, got sponsored by Pro Tan and 6 Pack Fitness Bags, and was chosen as Bodybuilding.com's 2014 BodySpace Male Spokesmodel. And yes..that's his real name.
Rachelle Dejean is an IFBB Bikini Pro & Fitness Model, NCAA Volleyball Record Holder, and Team Bodybuilding.com athlete. Now, she challenges her sweet tooth while she shares her passion for the fit life. She is affiliated with Flex Til You're Famous, Ripple Swimwear, Fitmark, and she's a PhysiqueShows.com contributing writer.
Katie Barnes is an IFBB Bikini Pro, BSN Athlete, Fitness Model, Bodybuilding.com Athlete, BHL Player, and Torque Athlete. Katie graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Business Management. She is a former ice hockey player, former MMA ring card girl, winner of the 2009 FLEXonline Bikini Model Search, and professional bada$$. She earned her pro card at the 2011 NPC Team Universe.
Corey was one of the original Bodybuilding.com Team members and his first BFE was 2002 at the Rose Room. A professional strongman and avid fitness enthusiast, Corey has competed all over the world and continues to work with bb.com at multiple events throughout the year.
Dr. Sara Solomon is a writer and spokesmodel for Bodybuilding.com, the most visited bodybuilding and fitness website in the world. Dr. Solomon is a practicing dentist (DMD) in Toronto, Canada, and holds a B.Sc in Physiotherapy. This certified personal trainer, spinning instructor, professional fitness model and cover girl is known around the world for her jump rope skills and her "Dr. Sara Solomon Cross Speed" Jump Rope by Buddy Lee Jump Ropes. Dr. Solomon, a former Oxygen Magazine Weight Loss Success Story, knows firsthand the challenges of juggling a busy career with a healthy lifestyle, which is why her blogs for Gaspari Nutrition and Oxygen Magazine focus on endurable, maintainable and time-saving approaches for fat loss. Sara's media credits include being featured on CityTV's Look I Cook, Lifetime's The Balancing Act, and her "Healthy Recipes" eBook on Amazon.com.
Jason is a former college football player and powerlifter. He spent two years working as a contract firefighter in Iraq, where he became inspired to train for powerlifting competitions. He is a member of the Twinlab Pro-Series Fuel Team Militia.
Grant is an American Strongman, Powerlifter in the USAPL and USPF, a certified ACE Personal Trainer and an Universal Sponsored Team Athlete. He has competed in Strongman for 15 years and his favorite event is the semi-truck pull.
Plitt is undisputedly America's #1 male fitness model, appearing on the cover of over 100 fitness magazines and 25 romance novels in the past 4 years. Plitt has received many titles including sexiest man alive and top 25 fittest Americans. Greg has done many commercials and has also appeared on the big screen along side Robert DeNiro and Christian Bale. Before taking on modeling and acting Greg graduated from West Point and served as an Army Ranger as well as Captain and Commander.
Alex is a Brazilian born IFBB Pro Physique Athlete, personal trainer, sports nutritionist and pro fitness model. He is an Optimum Sponsored Team Athlete, Hydrolyze Ultra Water Athlete, Oxygen 4 Energy Athlete, Pro Tan USA Sponsored Athlete, and Monsta Clothing Athlete. Alex is a Muscular Development Latino and Espanol Athlete and Author. He has also appeared in Physique Magazine and Men's Exercise.
Sundae Marshall earned her B.S. in Exercise Science, is a NPC Bikini Competitor, Team Optimum Sponsored Athlete, and the 2010 Bodybuilding.com Fit Body Competition Winner. She is a health and wellness coach and recently started her own bikini line, SundaeLu Bikini LTD. Her mission is to help competitors prioritize their health and values in "lieu" of the limitations faced when finding balance in a competitive lifestyle.
Alicia Harris is an IFBB Figure Pro, Bodybuilding.com Sponsored Athlete and Optimum Sponsored Athlete. She has a Master's degree in Sports Management from Northern Illinois University. She has also been involved with many of the sports teams around Chicago, including the Chicago Bears!
Kelechi Opara is an Optimum Nutrition/ABB sponsored athlete, and a member of Team Bodybuilding.com. He has appeared in & on the cover of numerous fitness magazines. Kelechi created the highly-successful "Nutritionist" app for iPhone/Android, is an expert Nutritional Consultant and seminar lecturer, and is a former U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan.
Jessica Paxson is an IFBB Pro Bikini/Figure competitor, Optimum Nutrition and ABB sponsored athlete, fitness model and personal trainer. She has been on the covers of Oxygen Magazine, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Flex Magazine, Iron Man Magazine, Planet Muscle, MuscleMag, and more.
Jessie is an IFBB Figure Pro, Figure & Bikini Competition Coach, Fitness Model, and NLA Performance sponsored athlete living in Nevada with her husband, Alex. Being fit and living healthy is what she knows and loves! Jessie graduated from California State University, Chico with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Graphic Design, and runs a successful advertising studio for the past 7 years.
Craig Capurso is an IFBB Pro Men's Physique athlete, a commodities oil trader on the NYMEX floor by trade, and is a Cellucor Sports Nutrition and Neon sponsored athlete and Bodybuilding.com Spokesmodel. Sacred Heart University recruited Craig in football and awarded financial grants as he proved to be one of the school's leading career tacklers. Craig's collegiate accomplishments included starting all four years, and he never missed a game, while in the classroom he worked his way to the Deans List and Cum Laude honors in finance.
Karina Baymiller earned her B.S. in Kinesiology from ASU, and is a health and fitness junkie with a passion for clean eating, using her 60-pound weight loss journey to inspire and motivate others. She's a Cellucor and Neon Athlete, Team Bodybuilding.com Athlete, ACSM personal trainer, online health and fitness coach, Fitness Model, and overall bada$$.
IFBB Bikini Pro and Fitness Model Jennifer Dawn is a Dymatize Nutrition sponsored athlete. She competed in track and field since elementary school and earned her way through Troy State University on a full athletic scholarship. She started competing in the NPC in 2010 and competed for 2 years before earning her IFBB pro card at the 2011 NPC Nationals in the Bikini Division. She has worked with high quality photographers in the fitness industry and has been published in fitness magazines for print and online as well as fitness advertising.
Natalie is a happy wife and mom to a two-year-old boy, and has run 3 marathons and 20 half marathons. She is also an MRM athlete and found great fitness success after using Jamie Eason's LiveFit trainer.