Jake’s Take catches up with Scott Herman (the 2016 Edition)

Jake’s Take is thrilled to welcome back long time friend of the blog and one of the best fitness entrepreneurs on the planet: Scott Herman! Through his informative YouTube fitness videos and his remarkable content on his website: MuscularStrentgth.com, Scott provides the necessary tools that have changed countless lives around the world.  Between his thorough […]

Local designers close out KCFW Fall-Winter 2016 Showcase

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Six of the Kansas City’s best designers came together to conclude the 2016 Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s Fall-Winter Showcase. While the six designers and their hair and make-up crews made final adjustments to the models, WDAF-TV FOX 4 News anchor and KCFW veteran emcee Abby Eden welcomed the packed […]

KC Fashion Week kicks off Fall/Winter Showcase with Charity Night & Mayor’s Night

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before I get to recapping Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s first night at Union Station, Jake’s Take wants to congratulate Kansas City Fashion Week, LLC on its fifth anniversary.  Thank you to Teisha Barber, Phillip Willoughby, Kathryn Mansur, Annette Pinter, Katie Sellers, Sarah Russell and the brilliant cast of models, […]

The 2016 Go Blog Social Tour takes flight in KC

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One blog conference that I have kept my eye on over the past few years is Go Blog Social (GBS). Co-founded by Kathryn Snellen and Sarah Ruhlman, Go Blog Social is designed to inspire, connect and educate like-minded bloggers and creative professionals.  I remember attending the very first Go Blog […]

Catching Up with Drew Manning (The 2016 Edition)

I always enjoy when Fit2Fat2Fit creator Drew Manning drops by Jake’s Take! The fitness entrepreneur has been at the forefront of the exercise industry since he introduced his shocking movement that not only stunned the world and promoted health and wellness but also was the stepping stone for building an empire. His first book, Fit2Fat2Fit: […]

Jake’s Take On…The 2015 Kansas City Fashion Week Finale

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) wrapped another fantastic season that showcased the best designers from the city, the Midwest and around the country. Without further ado, here are my personal favorite designers from the 2016 Spring/Summer collection showcase: Lucia’s Sarto by Nataliya Meyer Nataliya Meyer was crowned Queen of the Saturday […]

“Project Runway” alum Joshua Christensen headlines KCFW Friday Runway Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Joshua Christensen is probably one of the personable and creative designers I have ever met. When I briefly visited him on at the Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) Rooftop Party and at his booth at Thursday’s night show, I found his creations to be a breath of fresh air and extremely […]

Michael Drummond returns to KCFW for Fair & Fashionable Runway Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) is upon us! Last night, fashion fans packed into the Kansas City Union Station to see the upcoming Spring/Summer 2016 collections from local and regional designers.  KCFW also partnered with Fair & Fashionable to raise awareness for melanoma. According to the Mayo Clinic, over 200,000 to […]

Jacob’s Fitness Journey Update-Summer 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It has been a while since I last wrote about my fitness journey! The good news…I am getting stronger every day! I have hit several major benchmarks such as getting a 2-rep max of 175 on a jerk, a 1-rep max of 175 on a clean, a 1-rep max of 230 […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Competitor Brian Cook

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed my “Five Question Challenge” with WBFF Competitor Logan Montgomery, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2015/06/the-five-question-challenge-with-wbff-competitor-logan-montgomery/ 2015 will go down in the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Inc. (WBFF)’s history books as the year of the transformations! The fitness and fashion competition introduced a new category, transformations, which emphases on the individual’s […]

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