Jose Enriquez has won a bunch of local shows and the '13 Mr. Ecuador Novice Championships, but the 23 year old university engineering student says its time for change. "I am tired of competing in the drug shows and want to be among the Musclemania™ natural guys," Jose says. At 5'6", 175 lbs., he's already dieting and wants to hit MM Colombia, Central America and, hopefully, America. "I am working on my symmetry, too, and want to have a total physique for my first MM show. It will be really refreshing to compete in a clean show."
Colombian natural bodybuilder Alex Rendon hasn't stepped on a competition stage, yet the 5'8", 190 lbs., 20 year old is capturing a lot of attention. "I started training a couple of years ago," Alex says. "I really just wanted to have model look, the abs, chest arms, you know. But, as I started getting bigger, I realized that I had good bodybuilding potential. I am still learning and just begun to do that 'lean bulk' that everyone's talking about now." Alex trains in a small town gym that he says have everything he needs. "Its not fancy like the city gyms, but it works for me." He says he's training for Musclemania™ Colombia in July and hopefully then to MM [...]
Colombia junior Juan David Ibarguen has never competed and says he won't until he is ready to win. "I have been training for 4 years and don't miss a day in the gym." Juan says. "I'm weighing around 92 kgs. now (202 lbs.) and I want to keep growing and getting more cut. I don't know when I will compete, but when my body says its ready, then I will be ready.