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Ep 29: Karen Pang

She is a three time Canadian National bikini champion, Miss Bikini America 1st runner up and makeup artist extraordinaire...oh and she models sometimes too! Hailing from beautiful British Columbia, Karen Pang not only has years of experience in front of the camera and audiences, she now uses that knowledge behind the camera working with the biggest names in the fitness scene! Let’s see what our pint size powerhouse is up to these days!


Ep 28: Jade Atkinson

Hi there! It’s Holly Barker here and today I get to meet and talk with the beautiful Jade Atkinson!! Jade is an IFBB Bikini Pro, Fitness Model, Personal Trainer, Lifestyle and Contest Prep Coach who is devoted to helping people build confidence by achieving and surpassing their health and fitness goals. Jade is an honors graduate of the University of Windsor. She grew up playing competitive baseball and figure skating, where she eventually began coaching figure skating. Jade has over 10...


Ep 20: Savannah Lynx

Savannah Lynx, 24 year old, was born and raised in Far Hills, New Jersey. At just 8 years old, Savannah discovered her passion for singing and quickly gained national recognition when she began competing in talent competitions and pageants. At age 12, she sang the national anthem for the Detroit Tigers in front of 60,000 people, at 16 won the prestigious title of Miss NJ Teen USA, and went on to place in the Top 15 and win Miss Congeniality at the 2011 Miss Teen USA pageant. As a high...


Ep 19: Pamela Jean Noble

Starting at a young age, Pamela discovered a taste for the limelight on a TV show, and as they say, the rest is history. While balancing education with acting and singing through her high school and college years, Miss Noble found success in movies, national commercials, and singing at venues like the famous House of Blues in Hollywood, CA. Pamela also had a recur- ring role on Fuel TV’s The Daily Habit Show. After a make-up artist suggested she try modeling, Pamela did one photo shoot and...


Ep 16: Kendall Lou Schmidt

Hey everyone!!! It’s Holly Barker here and today I am talking with the incredible, beautiful inspirational Kendall Lou Schmidt! As a graduate of UC Davis, Kendall has received a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior receiving honors as an Outstanding Senior Female in her graduating class. For over a decade Kendall has been working in Fitness and Wellness as a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Coach, Motivational &...


Ep 15: Dianna Dahlgren

Hey everyone!! It’s hollsbarks here and today we have the incredible treat of talking to and getting to know the beautiful Dianna Dahlgren!!! Dianna is a fitness instructor/coach, entrepreneur, mother, wife, model, TV Host, 5X Miss Supercross, an IFBB Pro Athlete oh my gosh the list just goes on and after today, you will agree, she is so much more!!! From a young age as a gymnast, transitioned to successful model, Ifbb pro competitor and Miss supercross, Dianna is an Alpha, she surrounds...


Ep 14: Brittney Palmer

An accomplished artist, spokes model, host, and dancer, Brittney Palmer is a modern day Renaissance Woman. A seven-year veteran of the entertainment industry, Brittney’s always been driven by her passion to immerse herself in art, whether it’s the art of painting, music, dancing, or jiu jitsu.


Ep 13: Janna Breslin

Hey everyone!! It’s Holls Barks here and I’m so excited to be talking today with the beautiful Janna Breslin! Janna is a professional model, Multi published Cover Model, Certified Nutritional Therapist, and NASM certified personal trainer based in San Diego, California. Janna's modeling journey started in 2008. She found her niche with fitness and swimwear when she decided to compete in National Physique Committee competitions and took home 6 winnings in the bikini division. This inspired...


Ep 12: Jordan Edwards

Hey everyone! It’s HollsBarks and today I’m super excited to be talking with the beautiful and incredibly fit and inspiring Jordan Edwards!! Jordan is 25 years old and is from Orlando Fl. Growing up, Jordan was always an athlete. She was in volleyball, track, competitive cheerleading, college cheerleading, and college track. She has always "worked out" as a byproduct of being so active and athletic with sports, but she never started lifting in a gym until she tore her ACL in college. From...


Ep 11: Nicole "Nixx" Amato

Hi Everyone it’s Holly Barker here and today I get to talk with my great friend Nikki! Nicole Amato has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years as a model, dancer, trainer and athlete. She is not only a quadruple threat in the fitness field, she is also a very creative and driven human being with her focus now mainly in the entrepreneurial lane. She is currently working on getting her first invention off the ground - AllBall Fitness and also has her own fitness and bikini line...


Ep 10: Aeryon Ashlie

Hey everyone! I am so excited to be talking to the beautiful Aeryon Ashlie today! Aeryon is a Mother, Coach, Public Speaker, Fitness Competitor, Published Fitness Model and an Account Manager for one of the leading supplement companies in Canada. Since a young child Aeryon has had an unhealthy relationship with Food and her Body. This relationship led to years of struggling with bulimia. Aeryon, now in control of bulimia chooses to call her food disorder a friend and a reminder to take...


Ep 09: Haley Kate

Hey everyone! It’s Holly Barker! And today I get to talk to the bombshell beauty Haley Kate yelling! Haley is 26 years old and born and raised in Los Angeles, California. One of her biggest passions in life is fitness. She is a full time fitness trainer and fitness model, as well as the 2017 Fitness Gurls Physique of the Year contest winner. Haley is currently working on building her fitness brand and transforming as many bodies as possible in 2017. In addition to training clients and...


Ep 08: Ashley Kaltwasser

Hey, everyone!!! It’s Holly Barker and today I am supremely excited to be talking to the beautiful Ashley Kaltwasser! Born and raised in Akron, OH, Ashley started her athletic career at the young age of 4, when she began competing in gymnastics. She was always competitive and loved being active, even breaking records in jump rope, chin-ups, sprints, and pushups while in elementary school! In her sophomore year at Coventry High School Ashley found her perfect fit in track and field and she...


Ep 07: Stephanie Marie

Hey there! It’s Holls to the Barks here and today I am blessed to be talking with the beautiful Stephanie Marie! Stephanie is a simple, honest, hardworking, independent girl from a small town in Oregon. She is extremely shy & quiet until you get to know her… then, as if you didn’t love her already, you love her even more! Stephanie set out to California early to make a mark and to start a new way of living. She has worked and continues to work diligently alongside her fiancé building their...


Ep 06: Valentina Lequeux

Today I am so excited to be talking to the beautiful, goal driven, goofy, caring and big promoter of the man-the-f-up pill – Valentina Lequeux!! Valentina has recently risen to the top in the fitness field. Through hard work, dedication and a true ambition to empower self-love forward she is gaining speed and not slowing down. Born and raised in Argentina, this French/Italian is proving that a girl can be sexy and bad ass just by believing in herself and working hard towards her...


Ep 05: Tawna Eubanks McCoy

Today I am so excited to be talking with Tawna Eubanks-McCoy!! Tawna is a beauty from Dallas, Texas. She is a fitness model, swimsuit model (just recently qualifying in the top 35 for The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit series)…heck yes! She is an IFBB Bikini Pro, Posing Coach, Better Bodies Stylist and athlete and above all of that she is a Female Empowerment Enthusiast, Fashion lover and beautiful wife. Such a power combination and inspiration here. I cannot wait to get to know her better!


Ep 04: Hattie Boydle

It’s Holly Barker And today I am incredibly honored to be talking to the beautiful WBFF World champion Hattie Boydle as she is days away from defending her title on the London WBFF Worlds Stage!!! Hattie is the 2016 World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (WBFF) World Champion, she is a body positivity advocate, motivational speaker and business woman. Hattie the owner of the popular online fitness and coaching program, the Sports Model Project, and is on a mission to empower women to be the best...


Ep 03: Whitney Miller

Today I’m super excited to introduce our beautiful guest, Whitney Miller! Whitney grew up in the water. She is an avid surfer and gained a pro status in wakeboarding. In 2012 she decided to step on stage and try her hand at the pageant scene where she became Miss United States 2012. From beauty pageant, she then transitioned to Jiu Jitsu where she holds a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt. She is Glory Kickboxing’s Backstage and In Ring Reporter. She is a brand ambassador for Onnit Labs and is...


Ep 01: Mikaela Mayer

Today I am so excited to announce our very first guest. Mikaela Mayer! The LA native started boxing at the age of 16 and, now at age 27 is an Olympic Boxer turned Pro. She finished one victory shy of a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, she is a 3x US National Champion, 4x National Golden Glove Champion, 2x Continental Champion World bronze medalist, Olympic Trials Gold medalist, 2016 Olympian and is now the first female to sign with Top Rank Promotions and is debut’ing this Aug 5 in her...