FitMatch Gets Featured On Muscle & Fitness Magazine

Muscle & Fitness writes a feature article Fitmatch, the social fitness app that connects fitness lovers.
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Ngo Okafor Launches FitMatch, A Social Fitness App In The App Store

FitMatch is an exciting Yelp-meets-Tinder social fitness app which makes connecting with like minded fitness lovers easy, fast and fun.

TOP NYC PERSONAL TRAINER NGO OKAFOR TALKS NEW YEARS’ RESOLUTIONS ON PIX11 NEWS

(PIX11)– It’s the most common resolution at the start of every new year and if you’re one of the millions who have resolved to stay or get healthy in the new year–2-time Golden Gloves Boxing Champion and fitness expert Ngo Okafor will be here with tips on how to follow through and achieve your goals…. [Continue Reading]

WORKOUT GET HAPPY: EXERCISE CAN FIGHT OFF DEPRESSION

Break a sweat, beat the blues. Physical activity fights off depression, finds new research from Belgium. In a study at Ghent University, the longer participants sat around doing nothing, the more their moods tended to become negative and self-judgmental. Why? Because during periods of rest, people spend more time thinking (and analyzing) themselves, which is… [Continue Reading]

HOTEL GYM AND HOME WORKOUT: THE JET SETTER GUIDE TO FITNESS

If you’re a businessman or woman, on the go or a frequent vacationer, there’s a good  chance that at some point you’re going to end up away from your gym and on the  hunt for a place to work out. While many assume that every hotel comes equipped  with a gym, this is often not… [Continue Reading]

MOVE YOUR BODY!! EXERCISE CAN DRAMATICALLY CURE AND PREVENT DISEASE

It wasn’t too long ago that people with conditions such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar, arthritis, asthma and heart disease, were told by Physicians to “take it easy”,”stay in bed” or ingest several medications in order to stabilize these conditions. Today, there is little doubt how the impact of lifestyle changes, including exercise,… [Continue Reading]

SUNDAY MORNING SUBWAY CHRONICLES

This blog is a perfect example of the intersection of the beauty of technology and the sometimes annoying conditions on the NYC subway system. I’m writing this blog on the D train, using the new WordPress app, which I just installed on my phone. I’m on my way to run and workout with my friend,… [Continue Reading]

THE BEST DIET FOR KEEPING THE WEIGHT OFF

You’ve lost weight, but will you keep it off? A low-glycemic-index diet may work better than others at burning calories and helping people ward off those pesky Lbs, reports a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the study, researchers had 21 people who’d lost 10 to 15 percent of their… [Continue Reading]

HILARIOUS WORKOUT ADVICE- TIMOTHY BRADLEY AND HIS DAD ON HBO’s 24/7

Videos of fathers and sons working out always produce the funniest scenes and this one does not disappoint. In this video, we see Timothy Bradley, three-time world champion, sharing his father’s insane style of training and motivation. Timothy is in training camp for his title fight against the warrior himself, Manny Pacquiao. WATCH THE VIDEO AND SHARE… [Continue Reading]

NO MORE EXCUSES: TRY THESE HOTEL ROOM AND HOTEL GYM WORKOUTS

It’s Friday once again. TGIF!!! This week went so fast. I remember waking up on monday morning and now it’s Friday. It all good though. It’s Fit Friday!! On to the business at hand. I have to travel a lot due to my work and sometimes it is challenging to keep up with my fiteness routine,… [Continue Reading]

MY WORKOUT VIDEO SIZZLE REEL

I hope you guys and girls are having a great day. I wanted to share this workout video promo reel with you. I worked hard to get super lean for this shoot. I stayed away from carbs for nearly a month to get there. I also did a ton of cardio and lifted very heavy… [Continue Reading]

MY TOP 10 TIPS TO GET SEXY MALE MODEL ABS

Yesterday was a good day. I had two very good workouts. I did my boxing training and then I did my strength and conditioning workout. Both were very strong workouts. I hope to continue this trend for the rest of the week. Yesterday was particularly a good day because I found a really good film… [Continue Reading]

SLOW YOUR ROLL!!

I really need to take my own advice, every now and then. I was feeling sick yesterday. My head felt stuffed up, my nose was runny and stuffed up and my eyes were itchy. I was feeling all these symptoms of a bad head cold, but because I hadn’t worked out since friday, I ignored… [Continue Reading]

MIX IT UP

It’s thursday and you know what that means! It means that friday is just a day away and the weekend is here. It also means that thanksgiving is only a week away. Time for turkey and gravy. I’ve never been a turkey person, but I have to do it because it brings families together and… [Continue Reading]

TRUE WARRIOR GONE

The boxing world and indeed the world in general has lost a great warrior. ‘Smoking’ Joe Frazier died yesterday, losing his battle with liver cancer. He was only 67 years old. In this day and age, 67 is extremely young. Joe Frazier was the first man to beat Muhammad Ali. He dominated the fight from… [Continue Reading]

OPEN UP YOUR MIND, SO YOU CAN GROW

Writing can be a challenge at times. I’m sitting at my desk, but the words are slow to come.  So, I’m  just going to sit here, push these keys and hope that something good comes of it at the end. This weekend was more eventful than most because I got to perform in an Opera on… [Continue Reading]

GO GET IT YOURSELF!

It’s been a stressfull couple of days. Sometimes I feel like I’m doing all this preparation for the trip to Nigeria all by myself. I understand that no one can take on such a project without the help of others, but DAMN!! No one understands what it takes to make a project of this magnitude… [Continue Reading]

I’M GOING IN!!

Hooray for starting the week off right. I had so much running around to do yesterday for the charity and for my trip. After my afternoon meeting, I had to run all the way across town to the FEDEX office to mail a package containing marketing materials to Nigeria. When I got there, I found out… [Continue Reading]

THE FIRST STEP WINNING IS TO SET CLEAR GOALS

The weekend is over…already…DAMN!!! This was such a short weekend. Even though I had many events to attend, I made sure to stay away from the halloween craziness. People always use Halloween as an excuse to act crazy! I must say that I got plenty of rest though, which was a huge goal of mine for… [Continue Reading]

IF YOU HUSTLED HARD THIS WEEK, SHINE ON!!

Thank God it’s Friday. I’m so ready for the weekend. I was up at 4.30am everyday this week, so my days were extremely long. Since I was up so early, I made sure to get my workout done early. That was one good thing about waking up early. I don’t have the opportunity to procrastinate…. [Continue Reading]

NEW YORK STATE OF MIND

As the saying goes, if you can make in New York, you can make it anywhere. That holds true for every of business. There are over 8 million in New York City and are all packed in a small area of of land sitting on an island. You have got to be strong to make it… [Continue Reading]

IN A DOWN ECONOMY, HIT THE GYM HARD!!

Most people are are concerned and stressed about the state of our economy today. We can’t control that. One thing we can control is how we look and feel. You’ve probably heard countless times how exercise is “good for you.” But did you know that it can actually help you feel good, too? Getting the… [Continue Reading]

YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT…FIRST OF MANY VIDEOS IS HERE!!!

I was up again late last night editing this video that I have attached to this post. I edited it on Windows Movie Maker. It’s amazing what great videos can be created using this simple program that comes with every PC. I use it to edit all my videos. The best thing about it is… [Continue Reading]

AS THE LOEWS TAGLINE SAYS…NEVER STOP IMPROVING

On several occasions, I have had some of my best workouts when I’ve been tired as hell. Yesterday was one of them. I was up until 4am the previous night, editing videos and uploading them to my website www.getingo.com in addition to uploading them to www.youtube.com, www.vimeo.com, www.dailymotion, and google+. When I woke up yesterday I was exhausted,… [Continue Reading]

THE WEEKEND IS HERE…DON’T LET IT ALL GO

Woohoo!! Finally, the weekend is here! It was a long week. Very busy…busy is very good though. Weekends are great for rest and recovery. At the same time, weekends are great for preparing for the next week. I’m definitely going to enjoy myself, but I will try not to go too crazy. All the hard… [Continue Reading]

GETTING IT IN…NO MATTTER WHAT!

Ngo Okafor for Gatorade I woke up this morning tired and sore as hell. I don’t know why, because I got 7 hours of sleep. No matter what I was feeling, I knew that I had to go running. Running at least 3 miles, 4 times a week is the only thing that ensures that my… [Continue Reading]

HARDWORK!!…..DEDICATION!!!

After my rest day, I had showed up yesterday, monday, at the gym ready to train hard. I worked out at Chelsea Piers in New York city. I got a membership at Chelsea Piers because the many exercise options. Chelsea Piers has a full indoor track, a boxing ring, three basketball courts and an olympic sized… [Continue Reading]

DON’T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER!

PLEASE…PLEASE…PLEASE…I am obligated to begin this post with this disclaimer. Guys…I only say ‘DON’T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER’ when it comes to business, acheiving career and life goals. When a girl says no to you, NO means NO. OK, now that we got that out of the way, lets move on. To survive and succeed in the entertainment business,… [Continue Reading]

4TH OF JULY IDIOTS

Here I sit in my apartment or better yet, here I lay, on the couch, watching TV, movies and dozing off. The guilty pleasures of being stricken with the flu. My body continues to battle the  fever that threatens to take me. Just kidding. I’m speaking this way because I’ve been watching a ‘Game of Thrones’… [Continue Reading]

THAT’S LIFE

I just looked at my blog and sawthat the last post that I wrote was on the 21st of June. Even before then, my writting has significantly diminished as I continue to I get over the death of Ogbogu. I miss Ogbogu, but time has continued the heal the rawness of the pain. I’m learning that… [Continue Reading]