Meet The Team: Gianna Stokes

Meet The Team: Gianna Stokes

Gianna Stokes, Axe & Sledge Athlete, National Physique Committee (NPC) Figure competitor, and ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, made a visit to the Axe & Sledge HQ to meet the team, film some videos, and answer some questions!

Keep reading to learn more about her and make sure to welcome Gianna into the Axe & Sledge family on social media. Be on the lookout for more content coming soon from Gianna!

Question & Answer

How old are you?

  • I am 27 years old.

Where are you from?

  • I currently live in Tampa, Florida.

What does your educational background look like?

  • I graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Health Sciences.
  • My plan is to continue my education and obtain a doctorate in physical therapy.

Do you have any certifications related to your field of study?

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Corrective Exercise Instructor
  • ISSA Certified Sports Nutrition
  • Registered Chiropractic Assistant

What’s your current occupation?

  • I currently work as a physical therapy aide (PTA).

What got you interested in the fitness industry?

  • The United States Marine Corps

Since you're a NPC Figure Competitor, how many competitions have you done?

  • So far, I have competed three times, my first competition was in Korea, second competition was in Tokyo, and the third was in Daytona.

What’s your favorite body part to train?

  • This is a tough question, but I would have to say either legs or back.

What’s your favorite exercise?

  • Definitely pull-ups, they are one of the most humbling exercises.

What’s your go-to cheat meal?

  • This is a tough choice, but I would have to say sushi!

Do you have any other hobbies outside of fitness?

  • In my free time, I really enjoy playing video games.

What’s your top three Axe & Sledge supplements?

  1. Seventh Gear (Raspberry Lemonade)
  2. Ignition Switch (ICEE® Blue Raspberry)
  3. Farm Fed (Salted Caramel)

What’s your top three American Made Nutrition supplements?

  1. Collagen Peptides (Cinnamon Toast)
  3. Daily Cleanse

What are your current top two goals?

  1. Earn a doctorate in physical therapy
  2. Win overall at an NPC Figure show

If you could make your own flavor of Home Made Bars, what would it be?

  • White Chocolate Raspberry

Why did you choose Axe & Sledge Supplements?

  • I first found out about Axe & Sledge through Dean Perrone, another Axe & Sledge Athlete. After trying the supplements and learning more about the brand, I quickly realized that Axe & Sledge was the perfect fit.
  • Not only are the supplements phenomenal, but the team and community is even better. Above all, several of the values that I hold are the same as Axe & Sledge, and I really appreciate the brand's message.

Where can people find you?