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About

Lionell Dixon is a book author and speaker from New Jersey. He was born the oldest of three raised by his mother Caroline. Besides growing up battling tough kids in his neighborhood, he experienced battles with obesity into his adulthood. When the odds were set again him, he invested more into positive energy which  inspired a 150 pound weight loss transformation.

To date his life story has ignited a strong passion for helping others lost without hope to come out of the shadows and find enough courage to seek and achieve their dreams. His positive message and success story has marked tremendous impact on lives by the thousands across the world thus far. Since his transformation he has competed in a few bodybuilding competitions with hope of being a positive example to all others aspiring to achieve the body of their dreams.

Today Lionell, also know as Lonnie Fresh is a book author and motivational speaker. His first book out entitled “Out of the Shadows” was released in 2016 followed by his cookbook "The 150 Fresh System".  He's a new contributing blogger for the HuffPost as well as co-author to recently released "20 Beautiful Men" published by 7 Media Publishing. Lionell believes that one must conquer the mind in order to finally bet set free of mental self-enslavement.

So far he has been featured on 6 ABC with Philadelphia’s Ali Gorman, Real Health Magazine, Healthy Black Men Magazine, the Press of Atlantic City, Men’s Health Magazine as well as a feature film with Men's Fitness Magazine in New York City.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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20 Beautiful Men Press Release

 

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20 Beautiful Men: New Release of Male Version of Best Selling Title

Atlanta, Georgia (August 12, 2017) - Following the success of "20 Beautiful Women", Best-selling Author and Publisher, Saba Tekle, has released the male version of the title -20 Beautiful Men: 20 Stories That Will Heal Your Soul, Ignite Your Passion And Inspire Your Divine Purpose

"20 Beautiful Men" is an inspiring collection of personal short stories from 20 authors, speakers, and life coaches bonding together for the common goal of brotherhood, and to transform men and women from the inside out. Contributors include Dan Mason, Dr. David Yoder, Kevin Thornton and Lionell Dixon to name a few.

When "20 Beautiful Women" was released in 2014; it had took on a life of its own. The book inspired the #20BeautifulWomen Challenge on social media, which over a million women participated in. It has its own blog on Huffington Post and was featured on as HLN's Daily Share, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed as well as other media outlets. It won an award for Best Script at the New Media Film Festival and “20 Beautiful Women” is set to be made into a documentary.

It also ranked on the best-sellers list topping categories in Women's Personal Growth, Spiritual Healing category Motivational and Self Help-Spiritual. Already, it appears as though "20 Beautiful Men" is mimicking its success. Launched on July 25, 2017, the book hit number 1 in Spiritual Healing, Men's Personal Growth, Self Help and Motivation and has 3 published blogs in The Huffington Post.

One reader summed up the overall impact of the book. He wrote: "So often men do not share the truth of their stories. Maybe its ego, maybe its shame. I'm not sure. However, this book is a breath of fresh air for everyone. I appreciate each author telling the story of hurt, betrayal, suffering, and more, but also how each has come out on top. I really wish each author had more space for more details. I recommend it without reservation to every man and the ladies for the men in their lives."

20 Beautiful Men: 20 Stories That Will Heal Your Soul, Ignite Your Passion And Inspire Your Divine Purpose is a must have resource for anyone looking for a dose of courage and motivation. The book is available in Kindle edition for a retail price of $7.99. Copies are now available from www.LonnieFresh.com


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20 Beautiful Men paperback

 

20 Beautiful Men: 20 Stories That Will Heal Your Soul, Ignite Your Passion And Inspire Your Divine Purpose” is a collection of personal short stories from 20 authors, speakers, and life coaches bonding together for the common goal of brotherhood, and to transform men and women from the inside out. 

 

List: $24.95
Sale: $19.95
 
 

20 Beautiful Men eBook

“20 Beautiful Men: 20 Stories That Will Heal Your Soul, Ignite Your Passion And Inspire Your Divine Purpose” is a collection of personal short stories from 20 authors, speakers, and life coaches bonding together for the common goal of brotherhood, and to transform men and women from the inside out. 

 

List: $7.99
Sale: $5.99
 
 
 

"Out of the Shadows"  paperback

"Out of the Shadows" accentuates the sheer courage to soar above the pain of one man's childhood; being abandoned by his father in the rain, gaining over 200 lbs., topping off at 315lbs., in addition suffered from bulimia and homeless almost ended his life with an accidental overdose. His heroic path will inspire readers to look for the silver lining in every storm and never settle for less than you're worth. Lonnie loses half of his body weight and entered numerous championship bodybuilding competitions after weighing in at 150 lbs. His amazing journey is hysterical, but real. A must read for any teenager in crisis. Also, to every parent, there is a message that shouldn't be overlooked, your children need you!

 

List: $22.95
Sale: $14.95
 

 
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From my table to yours 

From my table to your: Here are some of my favorite recipes that I personally created along side my wife, and ate during my weight loss transformation. Today I still incorporate these very recipes to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I learned that transforming my life would take more than just losing weight. It would entail having healthy eating habits to enhance what I'd be doing physically. The is my first volume and truly hope that you and your family will enjoy every delicious selection as you'll be creating new memories. I also encourage you to get a copy of my book "Out of the Shadows" the Lionell Dixon Story. I assure that what I have to offer will absolutely change your life. 

 

List: $24.95
Sale: $19.95
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Once you’re connected with your God-given ability of writing your own life story, you’ll then begin to realize your capability of doing some really extraordinary things.
— Lionell Dixon