Musclemania® Colombia athlete Jhonny Diez says he's back on this diet. "I am going to train only for Las Vegas," the 6'1", 200 lbs., sports model says. "I 100% natural, always have been, so I am relying only on solid food. Not even supplements. I respond better and faster to my training each natural." Jhonny will be watching this weekend at MM Colombia in Cali.
Musclemania® Physique Pro Champion Terrence Teo says he's hanging on to 210 lbs. "I got 2 weeks and will bring a new body to the show," he asserts. "I keep everything clean in the off season and just keep telling myself, 'Grow, Terrence, grow.!"
Musclemania Pro Simeon Panda confesses, "You know it was a good legs session when the DOM's is present by the time you get home. I struggled through doing a bit of Sunday house cleaning yesterday when I got back, I spent a while working out the best ways to pick things up 'without' squatting down lol. Needless to say I had a great session."
Musclemania® Balkan Champion Blas Hratsnik says, "With muscles getting more mature through the years, so does the mind. At first it was all about mass but as the years pass i am more focused on aesthetics and quality. Although i can't deny having a day once in a while when i get a craving for adding 10 kg to the scale and appear more massive. In the end anyone could do that,eating is fun. The real challenge is staying at 5-6% body fat year round." At 6'2", 230 lbs., Blaz is currently in the cutting and using a lot of MCT oil, BCAA's,CLA and fat burners."
With a month before is Musclemania Pro debut, Salman Ahmad says, "I am still lifting heavy and will be right to the show. I want to keep all my mass but will pick up the cardio to shed the any fat and water left. I want to be full on stage!"
After winning every Australian natural bodybuilding contest, lifetime natural Carlton Loth is training for Musclemania® in September. The 6'2", 230 lbs., 19 year old says, "I got plenty of size, so I am working my arms and upper pecs to complete my symmetry." Carlton hopes to win the Gold Coast show and win the trip to MM America in Las Vegas.
Musclemania® America Junior Champion Brandon Flihan says he wouldn't call his currently look, "Full". The 6'1", 195 lbs., 22 year old asserts, "But damn it, I will say I'm crazy lean. If I had to guess I think I could pull it together and bring a presentable package to stage within 1 weeks notice. With that being said, I still have 4 more weeks until I actually get on stage!"
Indian muscle model Vipin Rathore says, "I am training for Musclemania® India. I'm making a lifestyle transformation by eating, training and sleeping more than I ever have." The 5'6", 180 lbs., 7%, 22 year old will be a favorite in Mumbai in October."
Since winning the Musclemania® America Championships, Brandon Flihan says he's focused on his chest as a whole. "I want to create a rounder, fuller chest and I am noticing more and more results as I diet down from the off season. It's not where I want it to be yet, but I'm noticing changes." The 6'1", 200 lbs., 22 year old, Las Vegas native has been competing since he was 17 years old. "I am training with a new partner who's just as serious as I am. It's good and bad because I don't get as much photos to post. But, good because I'll be bigger and better."
Musclemania® Pro Bertrand Lim's says his passion for bodybuilding goes beyond training. The 5'6", 170 lbs., Parisian and lifetime natural athlete explains, "Bodybuilding is a real passion, a lifestyle I love. Everyday it evolves my body but also my mind. And, everyday it makes me grow and helps me be better person."