W Shane Duquette, BDes

W Shane Duquette is an author for Bony to Beastly

W Shane Duquette is the creative half of Bony to Beastly. He’s a science communicator, writer, and illustrator with a degree in design and visual communication (BDes) from York University and Sheridan College in Toronto, Canada. He works closely with co-founder Marco Walker-Ng, a strength coach and personal training specialist (PTS) with an honours degree in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa (BHSc).

In 2010, Shane gained popularity for blogging about building 55 pounds of muscle in two years, starting severely underweight and bulking up to a healthy bodyweight. Marco has a similar story, starting underweight and gaining 63 pounds over the course of a few years, launching him into his career as a strength and conditioning coach.

Since 2012, they’ve helped nearly 10,000 clients bulk up alongside millions of readers. Their success stories include MDs and PhDs, as well as college, professional, and Olympic athletes. 

Shane has co-authored two books: Bony to Beastly and Bony to Bombshell.

Shane Duquette has co-authored two books: Bony to Beastly and Bony to Bombshell

He writes for Bony to BeastlyBony to Bombshell, and Foxhound Studio, with popular articles including:

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Shane splits his time between homes in Toronto, Canada and Cancun, Mexico, where he lives with his wife, Cassandra, and son, Santiago. He loves heavy metal of both sorts, as well as long stroller strolls on the beach. You can contact him at: us@bonytobeastly.com

Shane Duquette's wife and family