The Fighter Within YOU w/ Markees Watkins

In this episode, Jan Almasy interviews the head trainer and co-founder of Canton Boxing Gym Akeem "Markees" Watkins.

They discuss:

1. How Markees became a trainer and his road to starting CBG.

2. When Markees and Jan met, followed by Jan's journey to the Golden Glove Finals.

3. Life lessons learned in and out of the ring that can be applied to your everyday life to maximize your effectiveness.

Time to stop letting LIFE hit you with BODYSHOTS and start letting your INNER FIGHTER run the show in the RING.

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Never Let a Stereotype Define You | RJ Holliday | JJD Thoughts

In this episode of #TheApex the founder of JJD Thoughts, Jan Almasy, interviews nationally qualified bodybuilder, physician assistant student, and self-proclaimed "Nerd" RJ “Doc” Holliday.

RJ has an extensive history and background in bodybuilding and weight training. His notable appearances on the stage include:

 Akron Rubber City Classic (2013)

- 1st Novice Class

- 4th Men's Light Heavyweight Open Class

Ohio State Championships (2015)

- 1st Place Men's Heavyweight Class (Mr. Ohio)

Mike Francois Classic (2017)

- 4th Place Men's Heavyweight Class

 On top of bodybuilding, RJ also has an extreme amount of passion surrounding the world of comics, anime, video games, and computers. 

 Want to see more of RJ? Follow him on Instagram: @docholliday92

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Resources Mentioned

Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual - Jocko Willink

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***Disclaimer: RJ Holliday is NATIONALLY QUALIFIED; however he does not hold his "Pro-Card"***