"I’ve been in training for almost 10 years now," says Musclemania® Philippines Rendon Labador. At 6'3", 215 lbs., he explains, "Aside from the physical changes that most of you are seeing, this kind of lifestyle also gave me a better understanding in life. Everyday is a blessing to keep going. For me, 10 years is never enough to stop achieving, it is just the start of a new milestone."
"Nothing is better than feeling comfortable and stylish all in one," says Michigan natty Spence Crosby. The 5'11", 185 pounds, 30 year old is a martial artist, calisthenics athlete and fitness model. Spence says, "I’m currently practicing a vegan diet including a fast for 14-16 hours everyday! For training, I like to do calisthenics, capoeira and other martial arts."
As a budding Hollywood actor, writer and producer, Brazilian native Renato Shippee is as diverse as his looks. The 6’2”, 185 lbs., 28 year old says, "I've been training for 10 years and I groom my physique so that it fits my roles."
Musclemania® Universe Champion Hyun Kim 김현 classic shape, symmetry and aesthetics. The 5'6", 168 lbs., Korean sports trainer says, "I train in lean shape all year. As I improve my symmetry, the size just comes, too."
Long Island, New Yorker Mark Burchell says, "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Our goals give up purpose. With purpose and contribution, comes fulfilment." - Have a written schedule. - Separate big goals into smaller goals. - Put your task as priority over entertainment & distractions. - Make fewer decisions daily. Focus on efficiency.
Musclemania® Classic Pro SeungGon Baek has taken a year to get into shape and says now he's going to keep it. The 6'2", 215 lbs., 30 year old says there will be no more "off season.
"You ever just feel sad because the workout is over?," asks Musclemania® Asia Model Champion Phi Filler. "I've been slowly increasing daily food amounts as my workouts progress in intensity. It'll be like adding fuel to a furnace."
"Be Dedicated!," commands Musclemania® Pro Ulisses. "It won’t happen overnight. I’ve seen this so many times. Self doubts destroys your goals dreams! Not to mention negative people. Stay dedicated to your goals and keep pushing forward no matter what! You hold the key to your success and it’s called hard work & dedication."
Like most identical twins, London's Elijah & Shyem Ramsay are brothers have done everything together throughout their childhood. The 5'9", 164 lbs., 20 year olds are architecture students and say their most passion designs are building their physiques. "We used to do a lot of gymnastics and it help to develop our physique and muscle maturity," they explain. Elijah & Shyem are training for Musclemania® London next season April, their first competition
"At the end of the day there is no ‘secret’ formula," says London bodybuilder Andre Dcruz. "It’s just consistency. It really goes down to how much you want it." "I have been training since the age of 15 years old and have been consistent for years. These results do not happen overnight and the main thing is patience."