Fitness America Champion Mike Peele is probably the most muscular dancer in Hollywood. The 5'11", 220 lbs., commercial, video and motion picture choreographer says, "Change the narrative and be your own super hero. Shine every time you step into the spotlight." Mike is training for Fitness Universe Championships in Miami Beach in June.
German athlete Pascal Munz was one of the most popular booth bodybuilders at FIBO last weekend. The 5'6", 174 lbs., 24 year old, mechanic has trained for 5 years and lifetime natural. Pascal says, "My diet is based entirely on calories, macro's and micros. I keep everything basic and just listen to my body. Whatever works." Pascal is training for Musclemania® Europe Natural Tour this season.
Lifetime natural Steve Laureus asks, "Double tap if everyday is arm day?" The 5'10", 220 lbs., Musclemania® Universe Champion says, "When I started lifting, I didn't know how to train. First thing I used to do was bench and then hit arms. That was the routine I did everyday in my garage. My legs have always dominated my physique. For a long time they made me look weird and they didn't look proportioned. I had to start hitting my arms everyday sometimes even twice a day. People always like to tell me what I can and can't do. But I always listen my body. Everyone is different. What works for me may not work for you. You have to understand [...]
Cruising the streets of Kolkata, Musclemania® India Fitness Champion Mohsin Khan capturing the attention of city dwellers. "I am proud to represent my hometown," he says. At 5'10", 165 165 lbs., Mohsin is training for MM Asia in Singapore this season.
Musclemania® Junior sensation Onome Egger was a major attraction at FIBO last weekend. The 6'2", 220 lbs., 20 year old, university student says he's made major changes to his physique from last year's event. Onome explains, "Actually, my weight has not changed, but my condition and muscle mass has completely changed. I guess all the clean eating and heavy training is creating real muscle density." Onome is training for MM Europe his season.
Musclemania HW Adrain Childers says he's focusing on legs next month. The 6'3", 260 lbs., Texas natural explain, "My plans include spending quality time in the squat rack! The past few months I've eased back into squatting again, I feel I'm ready to amp it up a few notches. I plan on doing squats twice a week for the month. One session will consist of sets with lighter weights higher rep ranges (10-15) and a second session with heavier weights lower rep ranges (4-6). My goal is to add some density, strength and shape to my lower body to ensure balance and symmetry with my upper body."
Natural bodybuilder Umer is one of India's top rising natural bodybuilders. The 5'10", 190 lbs., 24 year old has competed in only two local Indian shows, but will take the stage at Musclemania® India later this season. "I've been training since I was 15 years old and was always bigger than everyone else my age," Umer says. "I took to bodybuilding on the first day and haven't stopped since. I train everyday but my challenge is getting the right foods in Kashmir. There's no nutrition stores here, so I don't rely on the supplements like other bodybuilders. Just good food."
2x Musclemania® America Junior Champion Brandon Flihan has been a determined athlete in the gym, on stage and throughout his life. The 6'1", 200 lbs., 21 year old, lifetime natural reflects that, "I'm the kind of person that doesn't change their beliefs because others disagrees with them. I don't seek or need acceptance. I'm the kind of person who sets the bar."
Musclemania® Arabia natural bodybuilder Mo Qadi says he's on a quest to gain more muscle this season and be ready to win any MM show. "I have changed all my commitments just so that I am in the gym twice a day and eating 6-7 times," Mo explains. The 5'10", 210 lbs., Cairo dentist continues, "Whatever it takes, no matter how many times I fail, I will never give up. I'm always patient because I believe that great things never come easy."
"On this beautiful Sunday morning, Musclemania Pro Simeon Panda says, "I really love training, I love killing a session with like minded people. There's a lot of love in the fitness industry, camaraderie, I love the community spirit at my own gym and what I witness at some gyms around the world. Some of the strongest friendships have been built at the gym, and some have met their lifelong partners." "The gym serves as therapy for many, I myself relied on the gym to lift my spirits in desperate and low times. All of this on top of the obvious health benefits, this is the fitness industry I warm to and love." "Looking through Instagram and Facebook and reading comments, [...]