The Five Question Challenge with Scott Herman

By: Jacob Elyachar, I truly enjoy when my friend, fitness icon Scott Herman, drops by Jake’s Take. 2015 might possibly be one of the biggest years in the entrepreneur’s professional career! Recently, the Scott Herman Fitness website evolved into Muscular, where he offers users intriguing articles, superb recipes and fitness tips that will […]


Shaping Sound Dance Company takes KC by storm

By: Jacob Elyachar, Three years ago, I heard about a new revolutionary dance company that was going to take this country (and the world) by storm! Four of my generation’s premier dancers: Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson founded Shaping Sound Dance Company and set their sights on reimagining the art […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Pro Jaco de Bruyn

It is a privilege to welcome world-renowned fitness trainer and WBFF (World Beauty Fitness & Fashion) Muscle Model Jaco de Bruyn to Jake’s Take. The South African fitness icon’s focus and approach to health and fitness has inspired millions of people around the world to get into shape! In addition to gracing many media platforms […]

Catching Up with Fit2Fat2Fit’s Drew Manning (The 2015 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is always a privilege to have my friend, Drew Manning, visit Jake’s Take. The New York Times Best Selling Author and Fit2Fat2Fit founder has continued his mission to enlighten millions of people around the world about health and fitness! In this edition of Catching Up, Drew talked about his latest […]

The Five Question Challenge with Shreddy Brek’s Adam Foster

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Shreddy Brek’s Adam Foster to Jake’s Take! What makes Adam and his organization so incredible is their innate ability to combine fitness, fascinating facts and humor into incredible articles on his blog and superb YouTube videos. With over 1,020,000 views on YouTube and an ever-growing […]

A Conversation with Jamie Alderton WBFF Pro

The WBFF (World Beauty Fashion and Fitness Federation) is an organization that attracts elite athletes worldwide. Muscle Model Jamie Alderton is one of the many athletes that is part of the WBFF’s ever-growing ranks! Since winning his Pro Card in 2012, supplement company Grenade sponsored his endeavors, which helped him grow as a fitness entrepreneur. […]

Catching Up with Ryan & Ashleigh Di Lello

By: Jacob Elyachar, One of my favorite couples in the dance world made their return to Jake’s Take! A lot of things have happened to So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD)’s Ryan and Ashleigh Di Lello, since they last visited the blog. Ashleigh gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Sofia, and the […]

A Word from the Publisher: Thank you, Royals!

  By: Jacob Elyachar, Well, let me get this painful statement out-of-the-way first…Congratulations, San Francisco Giants on winning the World Series! Unfortunately, for millions of people (including a bulk of the United States) did not want to hear or read that statement and wanted to see the Kansas City Royals and Kauffman Stadium come […]

“Project Runway” steals night two of Kansas City Fashion Week

By: Jacob Elyachar, Some of Project Runway’s greatest designers took over Saturday night of the 2014 Kansas City Fashion Week! The sold out crowd was in a good mood before the models and their designers took the stage because of the music that Kansas City Fashion Week’s official DJ Goodzilla provided! Some of the […]

Nataliya Meyer, Kate Walz and Alicia Janesko shine at 2014 KCFW opening show

By; Jacob Elyachar, Union Station buzzed last night as hundreds of fashion aficionados and lovers congregated to see the hottest spring/summer collections from the Midwest’s favorite designers. As they posed for the mini red carpet and took photos at the Photo Booth, some of the ladies received make-up tips and hair do-overs from Ulta […]

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