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How to be a Fantastic Fitness Photographer

How to be a Fantastic Fitness Photographer

Being part of the fitness community is a privilege anyone who decides to can experience. It's like a collective, positive mindset of winners. Winners, not because they compete to be number one, but because they understand the value of supporting others and putting others first.  We experience this cohesiveness every day on social media and at events, but I've had the unique opportunity of getting to know several amazing people who make an impact on the fitness community with their photographic style and willingness to share their work for the benefit of others. When I first started HandBand Pro®, my budget didn't include...

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GERONIMO 'JERRY' RODRIGUEZ

GERONIMO 'JERRY' RODRIGUEZ

Geronimo "Jerry" Rodriguez, Jr. has been capturing family moments for years, and he's had a camera in his hand as far back as he can remember. He enjoys creating and capturing that perfect moment. He contacted me in 2015 to ask if he could use HandBand Pro® in an upcoming photoshoot with the winners of a fitness competition. I was thrilled with how he featured the athletes and HBP! He generously created a portfolio of photos with other athletes during another shoot, and we have featured them on our website and social pages ever since. Jerry was very generous with his time and his creative...

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CHRISTIAN-MICHAEL ONADUJA - CMO PHOTOGRAPHY

CHRISTIAN-MICHAEL ONADUJA - CMO PHOTOGRAPHY

How long have you been enjoying photography? I bought my first camera when I was 25 – a very simple Nikon that totally sparked my enthusiasm.  What interested you in photography? The art to express myself and my views – the reaction from the audience, and the vast forms of photography artwork.  How would you describe your photography style? Expressive, saturated, creative, and open minded  What are 3 tips you could offer an athlete who is preparing for a fitness shoot? Do a little warm up, stretch, be natural, take a lighter weight in a set-up arrangement, don’t focus on...

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You are the Engine that Runs our Mission!

You are the Engine that Runs our Mission!

HandBand Pro® was created out of a need in the fitness industry for a better grip and hand protection that prevents slipping, blisters and rips during high-rep workouts. The feedback from the Crossfit and fitness community has been incredible, and we love to hear from athletes who are amazed that their hands don't blister or rip after multiple reps anymore! Since the launch of HandBand Pro® in May 2014, we had also unexpectedly received positive feedback from several people who had bought them to use for their wheelchairs. They said they prefer HandBand Pro® over their gloves for their chairs because they are easy to...

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The Team Environment Encouraged Me to Run Faster

The Team Environment Encouraged Me to Run Faster

Ryan Cramer is a trainer at Norcal Crossfit in CA, and he inspires us with his awesome personality and tough workouts! He creates a fun monthly challenge called #RCCHALLENGE and anyone can enter to win awesome prizes! If you're not following him yet, get ready for some fun! We are so excited to introduce Ryan as our newest HandBand Pro® Sponsored Athlete. Welcome to the team, Ryan! ------------------------------   I am the youngest of seven, so I grew up watching and being inspired by my older siblings doing various sports. I always did my best to keep up and tried everything. Long...

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