One word to describe the experience in working with the MMF is “perspective” - perspective of what is most important in life. We tend to care so much about our own lives that tunnel vision can form. When we clear our tunnel vision we realize a lot. We realize we should not feel sorry for ourselves, and how fortunate we are despite the minor struggles we encounter. We also learn to be thankful for every day.

Wrestling is a grind and applies directly to life. Even when you are not on the mat, you tend to wrestle in life. The MMF teaches us that we have to learn to wrestle with life struggles, and wrestle through good and bad times- just as their Muscle Champions do against muscle disease. Wrestling gives you a fighting chance in life, and wrestling for the individuals who consistently portray this courage continues to help us grow. Thank you MMF and thank you Muscle Champions
— St. Georges Technical High School Head Wrestling Coach, Pat Atkinson (Delaware's only 5x State Finalist)
I was diagnosed with the disease ALS which most people know as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It’s been a fight every day to challenge myself with the weakness in my limbs. The little things that were so easy to do before are getting more and more difficult. I know God has a purpose for my life with my wife and kids, as they provide me tremendous support. There is no cure so far, but that’s not stopping me cause I’ve always been a fighter. It was awesome meeting Rob DeMasi and I absolutely love what he’s doing with his foundation. He’s a blessing to kids and adults like myself. Thank you for the support and assistance you have provided me MMF!
— ALS Muscle Champion, Damon Church
I have lots of fun at every MMF event. It’s fun being apart of the different athletic teams, and meeting the coaches and players. I love having my picture taken with my whole family at the events. Mr. DeMasi is really nice and has done a lot for me. Thank you MMF for my new wheelchair van, it’s easier to go to travel and go to fun places now.
— 13 yr. old DMD Muscle Champion, Eddie
Hosting the MMF Event here at CrossFit Riverfront was Amazing! I noticed an energy like no other from the group that participated. We went through a series of warm ups and movements that we do on a day-to-day basis. It is always a blessing to be able to move freely without fear of injury or sickness. Moving our muscles for MMF and DMD Muscle Champion, Eddie, was the least I could do to support a great cause. Thanks to Rob and his crew for running such a great event. I look forward to working with him in the future!
— Steve Bart
Thanks to the Muscle Movement Foundation for allowing us to help raise awareness and donations for muscle disease. With people like Rob relentlessly working to help an important cause, I am sure we will eventually Pin Muscle Disease!
— Edinboro University Head Wrestling Coach, Tim Flynn