Krista Stryker

Krista Stryker is an author, entrepreneur, athlete, and journalist. She is known for her work on understanding and exploring the passions that drive us.

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Meet Krista Stryker

Krista Stryker is a passion journalist and the force behind the Substack newsletter On Fire, where she profiles and learns from the world’s most passionate individuals while studying the science of passion. A renowned fitness expert, author of The 12-Minute Athlete, and founder of the transformative 12 Minute Athlete platform and app, Krista has inspired hundreds of thousands to unlock their inner athlete and achieve their fitness goals.

As the first chief performance coach at the Center for Human Potential, Krista collaborates with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman to help people live fully using wisdom from philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.

An athlete who pushes boundaries, Krista has mastered skills from handstands to amateur boxing and for the last two years, has put her heart into Brazilian jiu-jitsu-jitsu, winning many gold medals in the process. Her work has been featured on ESPN, Good Day New York, NBC Miami, and in major outlets like The New York Post and SHAPE. 

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