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Stephen Campolo – How I Built A 6 Figure Fitness Empire On Instagram



UPDATE: During a recent interview with Yahoo! News, Stephen revealed that he will be speaking at the next Disrupt Puerto Rico conference in October. For more information and for tickets goto: https://www.disruptweek.com/

During a recent interview with Thrive Global, Stephen Campolo reveals how he has went from dead broke to building a 6 figure fitness empire and how he went from fat kid in high school to becoming a celebrity health coach and online exercise influencer. Stephen has worked with some of the top celebrities and entrepreneur in the world today and he shares his insights on fitness and health.

What’s your backstory?

I am a former fat kid turned fat loss and muscle building expert. I struggled with my weight for most of my childhood and early adult life. It wasn’t until high school that I got tired of feeling sick and tired with how I looked. So I decided to do something about it. Taking the first step of action towards bettering my health and image would start a sequence of events over the next few years that would ultimately change the direction of my life.

I became obsessed with seeing my body change week over week and I wanted to learn everything I could about the human anatomy and nutrition and weight training. My first job was working at Gold’s Gym where I was the cleaning boy, wiping down machines and cleaning bathrooms…but I didn’t care because I loved being in that atmosphere and talking to all of the personal trainers and bodybuilders, trying to soak up as much information as I could.

After graduating from college and getting my Bachelors degree I went to work in the corporate world. It was a typical 9-5 sitting in a cubicle. I did it for 2 years and was miserable every day. I knew that life wasn’t for me, but I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. During this time my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer so I knew I didn’t want to be away from her all day. My good friend was the head personal trainer at a prominent country club where I lived and asked me to come work with him. The hours were good and the pay wasn’t bad so I did it. During this time I was training some of the most powerful CEO’s in the country and some celebrities.

About a year after being diagnosed I watched my mom take her last breath. This was a turning point in my life. She was only 52 years old. I realized how fragile life was. And I knew I didn’t want to spend my life training people. I felt like I had a lot of knowledge to share about fat loss and fitness so I started sharing my thoughts and beliefs on social media. Little by little I started gaining traction and started to build a following. At first I just wanted to do it for fun because I truly loved helping people, but I started getting tons of messages asking if I had a program to buy or if I did any coaching. This led me to create my first fat loss program.

Momentum grew and shortly after launching my program I was able to leave my personal training job and do my online fitness business full time. In a very short amount of time I have helped thousands of people all of the world reach their fitness goals and my client transformations are some of the most impressive around.

Currently I am getting ready to do something no other fitness influencer has done before. I am doing a 12-week transformation challenge in which the winner will win a brand new car. I know the hardest part about getting started is lack of motivation so if people know they can possibly win a car, then that motivation will get them to the finish line.

What made you decide to choose this career path?

Having taken control of my health and life I knew I could share my own knowledge and beliefs with others that would greatly impact their life. For me it isn’t a career, it’s a calling.

Can you share a story about the funniest mistake you made when you were first starting? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

Looking back over the past few years I laugh because I truly had no idea what I was doing. I had no structured plan or idea. It was just simply me being me and sharing knowledge that I though could help others get healthier and fitter. I think sometimes being naïve and isolated can be beneficial in a sense because you are almost too dumb to believe you can’t do something, I just simply believed I was meant to help others and no one could tell me different. When you are firm in your beliefs, nothing and no one can get you off your path.

What do you think makes your company/personal brand stand out?

My story. I am not a genetically gifted fitness model who was born with abs and big muscles. I’ve had to work hard and overcome my own flaws and setbacks to get where I am. Sharing my personal story and vulnerabilities with my audience has allowed me to connect on a very deep and intimate level with people. People appreciate that, especially in a world full of fakes and pretenders.

What’s a quote that you live by?

What gets measured gets managed.”  This goes for your nutrition, workouts, business, relationships, spirituality. You have to know where you are in order to make adjustments to better improve things in your life.

Stephen Campolo 

Founder & Editor-In-Chief of Disrupt Magazine Tony Delgado, is a Puerto Rican American software developer, businessman, activist and philanthropist. Delgado is also the host of the Disrupt Podcast where he interviews the most disruptive business owners, leaders and change makers in the world. Tony Delgado is best known as the founder, and chief executive officer of The Disrupt Foundation, a social impact movement to grow Puerto Rico’s technology ecosystem and host of the semi-annual Disrupt Puerto Rico Conference. Tony Delgado has also helped mentor thousands of students, create financial freedom, all from the comfort of his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Meet Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan: A Legendary Character in the Culinary World



They say, “your brain recognizes everything, but your soul knows only you.” This is a triumphant tale of the notable chef who has the charm of serving epicurean meals. 

A thriving banker Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan has turned into a well-known chef only to meet the desire of his inner soul and satisfy his absolute passion for cooking.

He is an icon to humankind. His character is accessorized with integrity, culture, awareness, naturalness, and kindness.

Faisal’s Journey from Banker to a Topmost Chef of the World Is a Lesson.

With no clue about his afresh drive, he started to focus only on learning cookery from enormous cooking schools in England and Italy.

The fulfillment that he obtained during the phase could not be described within the limits of words. A trigger to one’s dream by giving more advantages to their heart over mind could come up with wonders.

In the chef’s case, with high modesty, he admits that presently he feels that he had succeeded the whole world, which is off-course a privilege for a fixed-income banker.

Experienced as a Chef

Although money is always more delicious than honey, only making cash without job satisfaction and love for work would end up with high bitterness.

He realized that as for him, it was more fun to advise people on food instead of funds.

Chef’s Progress

Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan has set a high standard for all future cooks in the accommodation industry. In no time, Faisal became a member of the World Master Chef’s Society. 

He is also the patron of Chef Faisal Consultancy. His firm takes privilege in teaching excellent advice to multiple restaurants and food chains in Bahrain and KSA. 

He trains and supports many upcoming chefs and even those who are aspirant and enthusiastic about baking to help them fulfill their dreams and make a vital position, name, and fame in the food industry. 

His skill in passing lectures on cooking has now become his mastery as he comes across a variety of food-folks and triggers their dream with his inspirational words.

High-Class Cooking

Cookery is not as easy as it seems. It requires lots of sanctification. Faisal says that the only key to make good food is to prepare food with a spirit an soul and not within the limits of fixed heating parameters.

This single piece of information has won the hearts of many, and his Instagram fan record is definite proof of the fact.

Apart from all, Chef Faisal Ahmed of heart only wants to win the souls of all the world-wide cuisine lovers.

Follow Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan on Instagram @Cheffaisalco

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How Dr. Zach Beatty Is Promoting Health Through Effective Chiropractic Adjustments



Increasingly, alternative healthcare is gaining popularity around the world. One of the most popular alternative healthcare approaches at this time is chiropractic care, which treats joints misalignments, especially those of the spinal column, connected to the nervous system. Chiropractic treatments involve non-surgical procedures performed to restore joint function and support the nervous system.

Globally, chiropractic care is the top alternative healthcare procedure and the third largest among healthcare professions. A 2018 study showed that approximately 35 million Americans are treated by chiropractors every year. When it comes to low-back pain treatments, Americans have a higher preference for chiropractors than consulting physical therapists.

When speaking about chiropractic treatment in San Diego, California, the name Dr. Zach Beatty will always emerge in the discussion. Dr. Beatty is the owner and primary chiropractor of Gonstead Family Chiropractic. The center provides chiropractic adjustments to the San Diego community. 

Chiropractic As A Business

Dr. Beatty is a practicing chiropractor with a specialization in using the chiropractic method known as the Gonstead technique. Like any other health and wellness business, chiropractic care is thriving because people are becoming more conscious about their health and physical well-being. “Other than being healthcare professionals, chiropractors are also entrepreneurs since most run their own business. So, to succeed in establishing a thriving treatment center, it is crucial to learn how to run a business,” Beatty stated.

More and more Americans visit chiropractors for their neck and back pains, giving a great increase to the need for chiropractic services. In fact, a recent study revealed that three in four Americans saw a chiropractor to treat their neck and back pains. The majority of these patients stated that chiropractic treatment is beneficial. The chiropractic industry in the United States alone generates yearly revenue of around $13 billion.

Dr. Beatty clarified that chiropractic care goes beyond managing back and spinal issues. He added that chiropractic care is used to enhance the health and well-being of individuals. Specifically, chiropractic adjustments lessen pain while improving movement and performance. It makes use of controlled force applied to a joint, optimizing the nervous system by bringing back the joint’s proper function and mobility.

Getting To Know Dr. Zach Beatty

Dr. Beatty grew up in the countryside. When he was young, he lived in northwest Pennsylvania in a small town of fewer than 1,000 residents. Dr. Beatty is highly athletic and participated in many sports activities. After high school, Dr. Beatty pursued a degree in Exercise Science at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. His growing interest in chiropractic led him to St. Louis, Missouri, to earn his doctorate in chiropractic at Logan University.

To kickstart his chiropractic business, Dr. Beatty moved to San Diego, California, to start practicing his profession as a chiropractor. In 2019, he led the opening of a state-of-the-art chiropractic facility in Kearny Mesa, located in central San Diego. “Over the years, I have been the team doctor for several high school and professional teams,” Dr. Beatty said.

Gonstead Family Chiropractic

Dr. Beatty shared that at Gonstead Family Chiropractic, there are experts in treating injuries resulting from vehicular accidents, neck and back pains, headaches, among others. Dr. Beatty said that they use the Gonstead Chiropractic technique in treating patients. “The Gonstead technique focuses on analyzing each person and their specific condition to provide extremely effective chiropractic adjustments for optimal results,” Dr. Beatty explained. Through this method, a complete analysis of the entire spine is performed to detect spinal misalignments. After this, a specific treatment plan is tailored for the individual and crafted to correct the misalignments that will help the body in its natural healing process.

“At Gonstead Family Chiropractic, our goal is to remove any nerve interference to permit the body’s nervous system’s optimal function and allow the body to heal itself,” Dr. Beatty explained. After he got his start, Beatty’s business continued and still continues, to grow. “We have been fortunate enough to work, even in the wake of COVID-19. We have even continued to grow despite the pandemic. To say thank you for all the successes that we have encountered from our beginnings, I make direct efforts to participate in volunteer activities for the homeless. Although right now, this volunteer work has currently been postponed due to the health crisis,” he added. The Gonstead Family Chiropractic has been giving back to the community through various annual food, costume, or other efforts to help less fortunate people. 

In A Nutshell

Patients express their satisfaction with the treatment and service provided by Dr. Beatty and his team at Gonstead Family Chiropractic. A satisfied patient shared that he had been suffering from sleeping problems due to his gastrointestinal acid reflux. He remarked that obtaining chiropractic treatment from Gonstead Family Chiropractic allowed him to have healthy sleep again. Admittedly, before seeking treatment he never thought that a chiropractor could solve his problem, but he was proven wrong and now urges all to seek chiropractic services to alleviate such challenges.

To learn more about the chiropractic services and treatments offered by the Gonstead Family Chiropractic, visit their website at www.gonsteadchiropractic-sd.com or drop them a message at [email protected]


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Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleign: Becoming A World Master



They say, “your mind knows everything, but your heart knows only you.” This is a success story of the renowned chef who has the magic of serving epicurean feasts. A successful banker Faisal Ahmed Aldeleign has turned into a famous chef only to fulfill the demand of his inner soul and satisfy his utmost passion for food. He is an idol to humanity and mankind. His personality is accessorized with simplicity, politeness, sensibility, realism, and generosity.

The journey of a well-paid banker to a world-renowned chef

With no clue regarding his afresh journey, he started to concentrate only on learning cooking from enormous cooking schools in England and Italy. The satisfaction that he realized during the phase could not be described within the boundary of words. A trigger to one’s dream by giving more priority to their heart over mind could come up with miracles. In chef’s case, with great modesty, he admits that presently he feels that he had conquered the whole world, which is off-course a privilege for a fixed-income banker.

His lifetime achievement experience as a chef

Although money is always sweeter than honey, only earning money without job satisfaction and love for work would end up with great bitterness. He realized that as for him, it was more fun to advise people on food instead on funds.

Chef’s success ladder

Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleign has set benchmarks for all upcoming chefs in the hospitality industry. In no time, the chef became a member of the World Master Chef’s Society. He is also the founder of Chef Faisal Consultancy. His firm takes privilege in advising great suggestions to multiple restaurants and food chains in Bahrain and KSA. He trains and encourages many upcoming chefs and even those who are aspirant and passionate about cooking to help them fulfill their dreams and make a significant position, name, and fame in the food industry. His competence in delivering lectures on food has now become his mastery as he comes across a variety of food-folks and triggers their dream with his inspirational words.

Key to good cooking

Cooking is not as simple as it seems. It requires lots of dedication. Chef says that the only key to make good food is to cook with heart n soul and not within the boundary of fixed cooking parameters. This single piece of advice has won the hearts of many, and his Instagram fan record is strong evidence to the fact.

Apart from all, the man of heart only wants to win the hearts of all the world-wide food lovers.

Follow Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan on Instagram @Cheffaisalco

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