Elitefts has helped the strong become stronger since 1998 by following the primary aim to Live, Learn, and Pass on. Their core values, Focus, Trust, and Strength, have enabled them to be the industry’s top information and equipment destination for strength athletes or anyone who places training at a high priority within their life. 


From a brand to a culture, what started as a website solely providing a Q&A, articles, and seminars progressively transformed into a company that has been educating and outfitting the strongest athletes around the world for more than 20 years. They keep their vision stable, mobile, and in constant development in a number of ways: by continuously expanding a committed editorial staff; by always seeking partnerships with businesses, non-profit organizations, educators, and others to share accurate, actionable information.

Hybrid's owner, Tyrel Detweiler, is proud to be a member of Team elitefts. As a columnist, Tyrel strives to dispense high quality strength training-related information to readers.

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Markus has been playing football for fifteen years. He has played for both collegiate and professional teams, including the Cincinnati Bengals and the Purdue Boilermakers as a linebacker. Over his football career, he has been awarded various honors, including Academic All Big-Ten: 2016-2019, Honorable Mention All Big-Ten: 2016-2017, 2nd Team All Big-Ten: 2018, Purdue Defensive MVP: 2018, and a Foster Farms Bowl Champion in 2017. When he is not playing football, Markus enjoys traveling, boating, reading, and listening to podcasts.

"Hybrid Performance and Wellness has been a great resource for me in terms of helping with my recovery and performance. Dr. Tyrel Detweiler does a great job of tailoring his approach to the specific needs of each client. He uses effective, cutting-edge methods to improve my performance by limiting harmful compensation patterns. I would recommend Hybrid Performance and Wellness to anyone looking for help with pain management or recovery, especially athletes!"

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Chris is a Columbus, Ohio native who has been playing football for 20 years. As a linebacker, he has played for both collegiate and professional teams, including the Michigan State Spartans, the Carolina Panthers, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Throughout his career, he has been awarded various honors, including the 2014 Big Ten All-Freshman Team Honorable Mention, 2015 Cotton Bowl Champion, 2015 Big Ten Champion, 2015 College Football Playoff, 2016 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten, 2017 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten, 2017 Holiday Bowl Champion & Defensive Player of the Game. In 2017, Chris signed with the UDFA Carolina Panthers, and in 2019 signed to the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. When he is not on the field, Chris enjoys fishing, watching movies, or playing his Xbox. 

"I first came to Hybrid Performance and Wellness in 2017 before I reported to camp with the Carolina Panthers. I was training externally hard to be in shape for the season and was sore from my workouts. Tyrel showed me what Hybrid had to offer, and that was all I needed to see. There are no other places in Columbus that offer what Hybrid offers. As a high-level athlete, taking care of my body in the offseason is extremely important. Tyrel keeps my body feeling healthy so that I can continue to train and play at a high level." 

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Jake is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion from Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. He competes with GFTeam as a middleweight fighter. Jake has been fighting for 23 years and has many accomplishments in the sport, including 2018 World Master Champion, 2018 World Professional Silver medalist, 2019 Asian Open Champion, 2017 South American Champion, two -time Brazilian National No-Gi Champion, and five-time Brazilian National Teams Champion. In his free time, Jake enjoys playing the guitar. 

"Dr. Tyrel is by far one of the very best professionals I have ever had the pleasure of working with. His knowledge and dedication to his profession never seize to impress me. I have referred multiple students and athletes to Tyrel that train with me, because I know how huge of an asset he has been in my training. I would highly recommend him and his facility to anyone."

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Adam is a Columbus, Ohio native and a pro powerlifter. He has been powerlifting for 11 years and competes in the 165 weight class. Throughout his competitive career, Adam has been awarded as a two-time World Physique Championship (WPC) World Champion and a two-time American Powerlifting Federation (APF) World Champion. When he is not competing or training, you can find Adam on the golf course.

"Hybrid Performance and Wellness is hands down the best recovery service out there. It is important to optimize your training and recovery on a year-round basis so you can feel and perform your best. Dr. Detweiler has made it possible to recover from injuries and stay pain-free so I can perform and train optimally every time I get under the bar. By using "Be Activated" to optimize my firing patterns, relieve stress, and decrease recovery time, I have been able to take my training to the next level." 

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Louis is a pro powerlifter in the 220 weight class. He has been powerlifting for 7 years. Professionally, Louis' competition lifts stand at a 905-pound squat, a 465-pound bench press, and a 675-pound deadlift. Additionally, Louis was the runner-up in the 2020 Arnold Classic. Louis is originally from Rochester, New York and enjoys cooking in his free time.

"If you're unfamiliar with the sport of equipped powerlifting, the weights are brutally heavy. Because of this, I have frequently suffered from lower back pain. Dr. Detweiler has helped me to find relief so I can keep competing at a high level."

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Lily is a Yonkers, New York native who now lives here in Columbus, Ohio. Lily has been a pro powerlifter for 8 years and currently lifts with EliteFTS. In the 165-pound weight class, Lily has personal records standing at a 525-pound squat, a 319.6-pound bench press, and a 457.4-pound deadlift. In her free time, Lily likes to take art classes, participate in escape rooms, play board games, and do trivia and crossword puzzles. Of course, you can also frequently find Lily spending time with her dog, Buddy. 

"I first saw Dr. Detweiler for back pain I experienced after an acute injury. I spent months in pain, not being able to train. Nothing I tried was working. Dr. Detweiler put together a comprehensive plan for me and I was finally on the road to recovery! Since then, I always go to Hybrid to feel my best while getting ready for my meets or in the offseason. I appreciate Dr. Detweiler's extensive range of modalities he utilizes to keep me at the top of my game and feeling great on a day to day basis. Whether it's a quick stop in the Recovery Room after a heavy squat day or a full appointment, I have been in less pain and discomfort than ever before leading up to my meets!"

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Jayde has been an MMA fighter for 12 years. She has fought in the 115 and 125 weight class, and recently was the IT Fight Series 125-pound Champion. Jayde lives close to the office in Bellefontaine, Ohio. In her free time, Jayde enjoys traveling, and of course fighting. 

"Hybrid Performance and Wellness has provided treatment that has allowed my body to recover better than ever. Being in a combat sport, I have struggled to find a doctor that really understood my training and recovery. Dr. Detweiler was able to identify the cause of my pain and explain what was happening with my body. I’m thankful that I found Hybrid Performance and Wellness, and with their care I hope to stay active in my sport for another 12 years!"

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