"Visualize everything you want down to the last detail," says Musclemania® Philippines and fitness entrepreneur Rendon Labador. "If you can't do that, you'll never get to where you want to be. Trust me, I picture everything I want out of life when it comes to my future, and slowly but surely, things start to fall into place. Visualize, plan, execute, repeat."
Musclemania® Pro Anthony Zugic packing 220 lbs. and getting leaner by the day. "I'm done gaining and now maturing the muscle for that 3D illusion," he says. "My diet is stricter every week so I can hold the mass while getting into better shape."
Musclemania® Pro Nikola Pešić says he's been hiding from social media while continuing his transformation. The 6'1", 216 lbs., 26 year old, lifetime natural won MM Europe Tall Class last September. "Since the show, I've been training 6 x week and doing 45 min of cardio 3 x week," Nikola explains. "My diet consists of 180 g protein and 300 g carbs with no cheat meals or snacks. Its all very disciplined, so I am gaining only lean muscle." Nikola says he'll make his MM Pro debut next season in Miami.
"Feeling awesome after a killer leg session," says Musclemania® Pro Bertrand Lim. "For the past couple of years, I have stayed under 10% because running my body in calorie deficit which has helped me add just lean muscle."
"For things to change for you, you'll have to change," says Musclemania® Philippines Rendon Labador. "The only way it will get better for you, is to get better." The 6'3", 215 lbs., 29 year old is a civil engineer, graphic designer, health club franchise developer and coffee brand owner. Always getting better!
He earned his degree in biology was in thought of becoming a physical therapist. But New York City natty David Nguyen says, "I found my true passion as a personal trainer, helping people achieve their goals as I have achieved mines. There’s a sense of satisfaction helping them hit their goals knowing I have been down that road."
"Row to grow!," says Musclemania® Pro Nicolas Iong. "Currently the part of my body that I focus on the most and want to grow is my back. I really want to improve few points to build a solid and complete back!"
Like a lot of passionate bodybuilders, Musclemania® Latino Model Champion Roberto Arévalo Toledo was tired of the pandemic and locked out of the gyms. So, when he had a chance to train at a private Mexico City gym, he was there everyday. Today, Roberto will step on stage at MM Europe in Milan, Italy.
Musclemania® Fitness Champion Mike Peele says, "Passion is nothing without putting in the hard work." The 6', 230 lbs., professional dancer and commercial choreographer has always made bodybuilding part of his dance training regimen. "Some people think that lifting and creating size hinders dance movements, but for me the extra strength gives me performance dynamics I would never have."
"Living our best aesthetic physique year round tests the strength of our personality," says Musclemania® Model Champion Mark Robinson. "These four traits need to be ‘ripped’ out daily:" - Commitment or 'a pledge to do', which requires correct alignment of your thoughts, actions and habits; - Dedication or 'complete and whole hearted devotion', towards the eventual achievement of a goal; - Self-Discipline or 'training and control of oneself and one's conduct, desires, emotions, and actions'; - Integrity or 'practicing honesty in all dealings’, which essentially evaluates your performance in the above three traits...for example, have you been honest to yourself in your level of commitment, dedication and discipline?