RedShed CrossFit spotlight

Every week HYLETE shines the spotlight on certified trainer, gym owner, or service league member. We do this to show our appreciation for leaders in the HYLETE nation and the functional fitness community.

RedShed CrossFit: Patrick Neill

Why you opened your gym: "I was working as a contractor for a major communications corporation, who was experiencing major financial distress due to the 2006-2007 economic downturn and my job was cut. I became an Affiliate Owner in 2008, star  [read more]

Endurance For Veterans

Many veterans struggle to find their place professionally, personally and spiritually when transitioning out of the military. Endurance for Veterans (E4V) was founded in 2015 by Robert Estrada, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who found solace, healing and comradery in physical fitness after leaving the service. E4V provides veterans the opportunity to improve their state of mind through physical fitness. “We believe that physical fitness is a valuable component of a comprehensive menta  [read more]

influencer spotlight (10/15/2016)

Every week HYLETE shines the spotlight on a member of our certified trainer, gym owner, or service league programs. We do this to show our appreciation for leaders in the HYLETE nation and the functional fitness community.

Submit 2 Fitness CrossFit: Javier Ferrer

Why you opened your gym: "I remember sitting in meetings, at several gyms I worked at, listening to mangers and/or owners teaching more about sales tactics than going over stuff that will benefit clients/members. Ye  [read more]

Scratch My Belly | rescue spotlight

rescue dog spotlight

Scratch My Belly Dog Rescue is on a mission to save 12 dogs in Southern California this week. This is the largest mission Scratch My Belly has attempted. They are able to achieve this because of the help of volunteers and fosters, which now total 30.

Included in this week's rescue is Maverick. Maverick is a 5 week old Shepherd. Due to a trachea defect, Maverick can't hold down his meals and weighs only 3 pounds. A dog of this breed should weigh   [read more]

influencer spotlight (10/8/2016)

Every week HYLETE shines the spotlight on a member of our certified trainer, gym owner, and service league programs. We do this to show our appreciation for leaders in the HYLETE nation and the functional fitness community.

trainer spotlight: Peter Minde

Advice for other trainers: "Be positive. Be a knowledge sponge. When a client or potential client approaches you saying, I have X condition, if you don't know what it is, research it."

Training ce  [read more]

Hurricane Mathew relief | donate now

HYLETE nation,

Hurricane Matthew will make landfall in Florida, bringing with it heavy rains and 145 mph winds. As the people of Florida, South Carolina and Georgia brace for the worst, our charity partner, Team Rubicon, prepares to mount a major response.  

Can you help ensure they have the resources they need to respond to Hurricane Matthew without delay? Your donation will provide aid to those devastated by this disaster.

Donate to Team Rubicon's response to Hurricane Matthew


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Andy McDermott | helix II review

Andy McDermott is the face of the popular game, Call of Duty, and has made many appearances on TV shows such as Sons of Anarchy and Hawaii 5-0. He recently worked on the TV shows Togetherness for HBO and Hand of God for Amazon Prime. He also played a small role in the upcoming movie called Baby Driver along side Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, and Jamie Foxx.  The former Phoenix Police Tactical Team member and professional soccer player is also a regular contributor to Muscle and Fitne  [read more]

Street Workout | helix II short review

Al Kavadlo, the author of several books, including the Amazon bestseller Street Workout, is a leading expert in bodyweight strength training and calisthenics. Famous for smiling while performing difficult bodyweight exercises, Al has racked up millions of views on his YouTube channel.

Al recently took the new helix II flex-knit integrated pocket short through one of his street workouts. Here is what he had to say.

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The new Helix II shor  [read more]

Modern Fit Fam | Podcast #9 Ron Wilson

Podcast #9

CEO and Founder of HYLETE Performance Apparel, Ron Wilson, recently joined Modern Fit Fam’s podcast to discuss his interesting history with apparel brands like Jaco, work life balance, and several of HYLETE’s new and upcoming concepts. Listen to Podcast #9 featuring Ron Wilson.

Modern Fit Fam

Modern Fit Fam is a family team of Carlos and Arianna. They are passionate health and wellness educators who like to have fun and live clean. Together, with their new born son,   [read more]

why they WOD | Iron Cross Athletics

31Heroes Project

31Heroes Project has raised more than $1.6M dollars for veterans, their families, and veteran assistance programs through the 31Heroes WOD. This year’s event was held on Saturday, August 6, 2016 on the 5 Year Memorial of the loss of the 31Heroes on Extortion 17.

August 6, 2016 not only marked the fifth anniversary of the #Extortion17 tragedy, it also marked the fifth anniversary of the opening of Iron Cross Athletics. Open only five days when the co  [read more]

racing to save children | meet Dutch

meet Dutch

Dutch Turley is an ex-Navy Seal who has since dedicated his life to rescuing children form sex trafficking rings all over the world. As the Director of Rescue Operations for O.U.R., Dutch has found himself in many dangerous situations, all in the name of rescuing children from their abusers. 

racing to save children

Despite all the amazing work Dutch has done, he is always looking for new ways to dedicate himself to the cause. Currently, Dutch is training   [read more]

Operation Geaux Big | Team Rubicon

about Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon is an organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Team Rubicon aims to "bridge the gap" between military and civilian life by providing our veterans with three things they lose after leaving the military: a purpose, community, and self-worth.

Operation Geaux Big

After deploying a recon team to evaluate the flooding along the Gulf Coast, Team   [read more]

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