For over 15 years, Argiris Vamvas has been an avid mixed martial artist, Olympic wrestler and mixed martial artist. The 5'10", 175 lbs., 30 year is also a Musclemania® Canada Champion and MM Classic Pro. Argiris says, "I've kept my training for bodybuilding all part of my other athletic passions which I feel has held me develop and maintain a symmetrical and lean physique."
Musclemania® Pro Julian Tanaka says, "When you do what you are passionate about, the process to reach the goal is an experience to enjoy . . . Sabrosinha Sabrosinha!! "Living the process to the fullest is where true satisfaction, experience, evolution and self-knowledge are found. By the time we reach the goal, we are ready to face the new ones!" "In one competition is where I learned many things to implement in the following competitions and I always won. Learn from your experiences and it will never let you down."
Musclemania® Pro Simeon Panda says, "Quick tip for the New Year is to just show up, and keep showing up, everything else will take care of itself. Too much contemplation will lead to procrastination. So pack your bag, pull your socks up, tie your shoes and get moving." "Repeat, repeat, repeat!"
Musclemania® Europe Champion Radostin Tsvetanov says, "Look, I love that people get into the gym for the New Year, but please learn basic gym etiquette. Wipe down equipment when you’re done, give people their space, wear deodorant, don’t slam the fu*king weights and wait for your turn on machines. It is not that hard and I promise you will make more gym friends this way." The 5'8", 180 lbs., 24 year old, lifetime natural Bulgarian says he will make his MM Pro debut this season.
Musclemania® Pro @Julian Zambrano says, "Muscle building implies that the focus we have given is essential to the mind-muscle connection to achieve each repetition." Julian has been an athlete in many sports since his youth and for over 10 years has been a school teacher and sports coach in Mexico City.
Nigerian natural Chibuike Samuel Nwankwo does calisthenics and street workouts in developing his towering 6'4", 225 lbs., lifetime natural physique. "I work with what I got and make it happen," he says. Chibuike will make his Musclemania® Africa debut next season.
Having trained all season for his appearance at Musclemania® America, MM Pro Morgan Nakhisa had a training injury in the final weeks and had to pull out of the show. "I was so disappointed," Morgan says. "I trained, ate and slept just to bring my new physique on stage and then, snap! I couldn't move my right arm without so much pain. Its healing now, but, damn, it was immobile for a couple of weeks." At 5'9", 205 lbs., Morgan was in the shape of his life. So now he'll raise the gym bar again and aim for next season.
Kudos to new Musclemania® Physique Junior Champion Taylor McLain who's been training since he was 14 years old. The 6', 190 lbs., 21 year old, natural athlete says, "I've been heavier before, but my condition is at its best for the show. The more discipline I am, the more I learn about my body." Excited with his win, Taylor says he was back in the gym today and already training for MM Universe in June!
David Pinela captured the Musclemania® America Championship Tall Class last weekend in Hollywood. The 6'3", 212 lbs., 27 years old, lifetime natural, Denver contractor says, "By far the best package I’ve brought to the stage. I 've earned MM Pro card and am so grateful to be part of this experience. Thanks to everyone in my circle for all the support, my coach Watty Watt for his experience and expertise and Musclemania® for putting together a great venue and show. Now, I'm looking forward to this off-season and getting this physique to the next level. Feeling like a superstar!"
Musclemania® Pro Pranav Raj may have missed the past 3 seasons, but promises he's back in the gym, the kitchen and on his 'A' game again. "This season I am getting strong again and it will be my endeavor to remain active among you and keep motivating," he says. At 5'8", 190 lbs., 25 years old, Indian natural bodybuilder, Pranav returns to Musclemania® Universe in Miami next season where he'll make his Pro debut.