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Ask Ko!

Ko Chandetka is an award-winning body builder based in the Midwest. He was the 2014 NPC Masters Nationals Overall Bodybuilding Champion and is Laos’ only IFBB Pro bodybuilder.  Born in 1971 in Savannakhet, Laos, he has been a positive role model for Lao community members across the country. Over the years, he overcame many challenges and difficulties to become the man he is today. Many of you met him at the National Lao American Symposium and Writers Summit in Minneapolis this April. He is currently at work on his memoir, reflecting on his experiences and lessons he’s learned along the road to success, with the hope that his story will inspire others to reach for the best. In the meantime, he will now be a regular columnist with Little Laos on the Prairie to answer many of your questions! Here are two we’ve received already! “Dear Ko, I’m a college student and I really want to keep energized. What’s your opinion on over-the-counter energy supplements?” -Sleepy In Seattle Dear Sleepy, I’m not a physician, and you …