At first glance, it might look like Earl Bell worked his way up using his muscles. A closer look shows that he used attitude and ambition to make the journey from Englewood to Homewood. Still, he credits weight lifting as the source of his success.The Homewood businessman and owner of Ratio 1:1 Fitness has been a personal trainer for 28 years, and his work helped him leave behind a life of crime that began on the streets of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
Earl Bell, founder of Ratio 1:1 Fitness, serves . . .