Jake holds a Master’s in Sports Science and a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Currently, Jake serves as the Fitness and Training Editor at BarBend.
He’s a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has spoken at state conferences on the topics of writing in the fitness industry and building a brand.
On the side of working at BarBend, Jake personal trains handfuls of athletes in-person and online through his personal training business, Concrete Athletics.
Name: Jake Boly
Home Town: St. Louis, Missouri
Current City: New York City
Secret Talent: Can deadlift 3x his bodyweight.
Favorite Travel Destination: Santa Monica
Tell us a little about what you do at JAKK Media!
I am the current fitness and training editor at BarBend.com. I write, edit, create videos, and run social media for the brand BarBend.
What’s a favorite project so far?
My favorite project has been constructing the annual BarBend 25 Days of Gifting giveaways.
What is something you think will change about digital content in the next five years?
How we consume it and at the rate we do.
Are there any skills you want to learn or develop more at JAKK?
Creative skills such as PhotoShop and Illustrator.
All of JAKK’s sites feature collaborative teams. What’s something impactful you’ve learned from another person at JAKK Media?
David Tao has taught me how to manage handfuls of daily tasks in a constructive and productive manner.
Favorite spot to eat in NYC/Austin?
Vandal in New York City.