Musclemania® Physique Pro Steven Smiley presents, "The Self-Awareness Onion." “Self-awareness is like an onion. There are multiple layers to it, and the more you peel them back, the more likely you’re going to start crying at inappropriate times…" "…But there’s another, even deeper level of the self-awareness onion. And that is full of fucking tears. The third level is our personal values. Why do I consider this to be success/failure? How am I choosing to measure myself? By what standard am I judging myself and everyone around me?" "…Take a moment and think of something that’s really bugging you. Now ask yourself why it bugs you. Chances are the answer will involve a failure of some sort. Then take that failure and
French natural bodybuilder Jonnes Jonnes says he enjoys training just for the looks of it. The 6'1", 230 lbs., 21 year old, lifetime natural explains, "I started training after playing soccer for many years and got hooked with the fascination of having a great looking physique," he explains. Jonnes is training for Musclemania® Paris in September.
Musclemania® Arabia Champion Mohamed Hany has been mass training for 2 years and is dieting for MM Dubai and MM World this season. "I've been shaping my physique so when I get back on stage, my physique will be complete," the Egyptian trainer says.
Blaž Hrastnik - Musclemania Pro and Slovenian physician says, "Sometimes I wish I had this knowledge about nutrition and workouts when I started working out. It seems things would be so much easier. I think I would be able to get to my current level a lot faster than I did or would I? There’s also a special charm to those starter years. Your inner drive is so strong, so maybe it’s better the way things were? Who knew. I know for a fact that muscles need time to mature(getting big is another thing). My money was tight when I started lifting. So I know the struggle when it comes to supplements. When on a budget I would recommend creatine and
Musclemania® India Champion Bharat Singh Walia says, "I would like to be the first man in the gym business to throw out my scale. If you don’t like what you see in the mirror, what difference does it make what the scale says?"
Musclemania® Colorado Physique Champion Ryan White conquered on stage last month. The sports training coach says, "I took two days off to rest and refocus after winning my show and then went right back to the grind. I've adjusted my diet and increased training volume to continue to build lean mass all the way up to my next show in 5 weeks."
The growing physique of Ozan Kılıç - Ozanfitness is also increasing lean and conditioned. The 5'9", 198 lbs., Innsbruck, Austria restaurant owner is lifetime natural and has admitted to stocking his work refrigerators with all the fitness foods he needs.
Romule Florida Musclemania Pro used to have an arm problem, but no more. The 5'10", 220 lbs., French trainer now has guns measuring 21" . Romule hooked up with a lady friend last weekend for workout.
Moroccan natural bodybuilder Abdo Tayeb has never competed, but that will soon change when he steps on stage at the first MM Morocco show in December. The 5'8", 172 lbs. 24 year old says, "My new diet is for show prep. Here in Morocco we have many good, lean foods which are incredibly diverse thanks to the country’s interaction with other cultures and nations over the centuries including Berber, Moorish, Arab and Mediterranean influences."
Colorado power plant worker Williams Martínez is training with Musclemania® Texas Champion Steven Smiley. The 5'7", 154 lbs., 24 years young, was educated in his native Honduras and played soccer before hitting the gym. Pedro says, " I like bowling, sport biking and car racing. But my efforts are into bodybuilding and hope to become a MM Champion.”