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Spotlight: Gideon


In one of "Chicago's Most Inspiring Stories," Gideon talks about his path from college athlete to top trainer. Learn what inspires Giddy to pursue his passion every day! Read →


International media magnate Arianna Huffington introduces the Fuel List: 20 people changing the way we fuel our minds and bodies -- including our own Gideon Akande! Read →


From youth fitness to corporate wellness, Thrive Global shows how Gideon is making a difference. And he's just an Instagram post away! Read →

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Performance, passion, motivation...Gideon expounds on his secrets of success in this inspiring podcast with Nike Master Trainer Max Artsis.
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The PTDC takes an insider's look into what it took for Gideon to create his popular Riptensity workout DVD. Read →


When a major newspaper prints a three-page feature on your workouts, there's something for everyone: Here are five tips for stepping up your game!
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Family, football & more: Feature article on Gideon by DNAinfo senior editor Justin Breen. Read →

Notre Dame Magazine

Gideon helps his clients achieve their loftiest dreams. Read →

WGN Midday News

“Movember” was the theme as WGN’s Dina Bair interviewed Gideon in this news segment to promote good health. Watch on WGN →

WGN Morning News

When Gideon won the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer competition, WGN’s Dan Ponce got the story—and some new workout tips. Watch on WGN →

Baking Business

Industry publications share the benefits of employee wellness, including this feature on Gideon’s partnership with Gonnella. Read →

Fitness & Lifestyle Media

AmEx Essentials

Beat the post-vacation blues with Gideon's tips on re-igniting your workout routine. Rediscover what you love! Read on AmEx Essentials →


No fitness equipment? No problem! See Gideon's favorite exercises to build strength and burn calories using just your body. Read on GQ →


Motivational, engaging, and light-hearted: That’s why Business Insider has named Gideon’s Instagram as one of the best fitness accounts to follow in 2018.
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Lebron James, Lindsey Vonn, Gideon Akande... just a few of the 39 essential fitness influencers to know and follow on Instagram!
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As a featured instructor at the Propel Co:Labs Fitness Festival in LA, Gideon shared five great benefits of outdoor bootcamp/cross training workouts.
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How Gideon Akande found his career in fitness

Find out about Gideon's secrets to success in this lively podcast.
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For fresh content and practical workouts, Men’s Journal has named Gideon’s @getfitwithgiddy among the nation's best fitness Instagram accounts. Great photos, too! Read →


Power brands! Pandora, Propel, and Gideon teamed up for an on-demand hip-hop station, and Adweek took notice: Read →

Best Fitness Instagram Accounts

Gideon Akande has a charisma that can’t be beat. Try his workouts once and we promise you’ll be hooked. Read on Men's Health →


Did you see Gideon working out in a Power Rangers costume? His fun and contemporary themes are why HuffPost named @getfitwithgiddy among the best on Instagram. Read →


Propel Water and Gideon have teamed up to create his own "Power Plyo” Pandora radio station. These tunes are designed to get you through the toughest parts of your workout. Listen Now →

Shape Magazine

If a national magazine selects Gideon as one of the “Hottest Trainers in America,” we’re not going to argue. Read →

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