In addition to the regular contributors listed below, we also employ a variety of freelance industry experts from around the world.
BEN YOSEF | PUBLISHER / EDITOR-IN-CHIEF / EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Ben is the Founder and President of MiBoLife Publishing (Natural Magazine International, Natural Gainz Magazine, Natural Bikini Magazine, Vigorous Magazine & Intensely Beautiful). He is also a the Founder and president of the IPL (International Physique League) and the UPCA (United Physique Competitors Association). Ben is a Lifetime Drug-free Bodybuilder, and the creator of the MD-7 Training System.
MELINDA CORRSINO | CONTRIBUTING EDITOR / NMI ATHLETE
Melinda Spencer (Corssino) is a WNBF Pro Bikini and Figure competitor. She is a full-time Office Manager of a government building, part-time MBA Finance student, s1ep-mom, 1rail runner, Spartan Racer and CrossFitter. Sheis a Natural Magazine International and P4P Muscle sponsored athlete. Melinda is also host of blog talk radio show,Fit Talkwith Melinda Corssino. She was a division 1 college softballplayer, and has always had a love for fitness from a very young age. Melinda wants to inspire others to stay healthy, fit, happy and motivated. Contact Melinda at firstname.lastname@example.org
VANESSA CAMPOS | CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Vanessa Lynn Campos holds a B.A. in Dance from Connecticut College and an M.F.A. in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She performed as a professional modern dancer from 2002-2010, and became a personal fitness trainer in 2002. Holding certifications from AFTA, PhysicalMind Institute, and in the TRX Suspension System, she founded VCNfitness as a freelance training and online fitness company. In 2015, Vanessa completed the Spartan Race trifecta and will race in the Elite heats in 2016. She also qualified as a Pro in the International Physique League in both Figure and Athletic, and will compete in the first IPL Pro/Am in 2016 as a The Figure Workshop sponsored athlete. Vanessa is also the National Fitness Pro for the non-profit organization No Excuse Mom. However, Vanessa’s favorite titles are wife and mom of 2 her 2 boys, Kai and Rocky.
JACKIE PAISLEY | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
is a former IFBB Pro Bodybuilder who loved to create posing routines with dance as well as teach the physiology of exercise and diet. She graduated from ASU in exercise physiology, with a minor in music performance. Along her journey to overcome illness from genetic causes and compounding/multiple misdiagnosis she studied, unearthed and discovered amazing secrets that the body holds for healing and growth. In order to access these secrets, she had to fix damage from medicines, doctors, treatments, vaccines, and anabolic steroid use from the past. She is a single mom, and also helps children and adults with health issues that are “hard to crack.”
DEMETRIOUS WHITFIELD | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Demetrious is a seasoned Trainer of 15 years. He earned a degree in Physical Education, is a IFPA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Flexibility Specialist, Certified Functional Training Specialist, and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Wilton Sport and Fitness in Connecticut. He has trained three women for nine shows. The results were 9 first place, 6 second place, 2 third place, 1 fifth place and 4 Pro Cards. In addition to training athletes for the stage Demetrious primarily trains athletes and in the past two years produced 19 first-team all-conference athletes, 16 first-team all-state athletes, and four all Americans. Two of which are 2x All American.
MICHAEL BROOKS | DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Highly accomplished Professional Photographer, Michael Brooks, has an extensive background in developing innovative, unique and appealing images. A second generation shooter, Michael Brooks has a true passion for the human form that transcends the fashion, fitness and commercial genres. As the Director of Photography for MiBoLife Publishing and the International Physique League, Michael Brooks travels across the country shooting top Professional Physique Athletes. Michael Brooks Photography is based out of Madison, WI. and available for bookings world wide. Check him out online at michaelbrooksphotography.com
WILL MOLINAR | EDITOR
Will has been a fitness freak all his life. He is a competitive Bodybuilder and continues to hone his skills as a Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. He received a BA in English from Indiana University in 1999 and has published seven novels. Follow him on Twitter @willmolinar75.