Weight Room

Mental and emotional muscle is equally as important as physical strength. Head coach Devon Still and his assistant coaches have bench pressed some of life’s toughest challenges and want to share their strategies to help you overcome financial, spiritual, health, wellness and relationship-related hurdles and resiliently achieve your life goals.

Trent Shelton: Becoming The Greatest You

In 2007, Trent Shelton’s dream of playing in the NFL came true when he signed a free agent contract with the Colts. However, his time in the NFL was short lived after being cut by 3 different teams. While fighting to save his childhood dream, Trent also found out he was having a child outside […]
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Isaiah Pead: Nothing Happens By Accident

Growing up in Ohio, playing football was all Isaiah Pead wanted to do. It was his escape from all the stressors in his life. By the time he got to high school, he was one of the top players in the state. He was named Ohio’s Division 4 Player of the Year in 2006 and […]
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Brandon Farbstein: Larger Than Life

Diagnosed with a rare form of Dwarfism at the age of 2, life for Brandon has been anything but easy. Years of bullying left Brandon feeling invisible and without purpose for the first 15 years of his life. At the young age of 11, he reached his breaking point and had thoughts of taking his […]
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Chris Singleton: Love Is Stronger Than Hate

On the evening of June 17, 2015, a 21 year-old, white male named Dylann Roof walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during their weekly bible study. As the Bible study concluded with prayer, Dylann pulled out a gun and opened up fire, killing 9 people and injuring 3. One of the survivors said during […]
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Shelly Shelton: Surviving Divorce

Statistics show that every 13 seconds a divorce is finalized in America. This social issue within our society results in broken homes, broken hearts, and hopelessness. In 2015, Shelly Shelton became a part of that statistic after her 20 year relationship with the love of her life ended in a divorce without warning. Even after […]
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