Natural bodybuilder Jose Marmolejos was just back from training this morning when sending this update. At 5'10", 185 lbs., he says, "I love working out at 4:30 in the morning. I can focus and concentrate on my workout more in an empty gym as I prepare for my Musclemania® debut." Jose will be on stage at MM New Mexico next month in Alburquerque.
As an US Army Infantry Combat veteran, Jose Marmolejos served many missions in Kosovo. Now, the 5'9", 170 lbs., 30 year old environmental engineer is training to battle at Musclemania® New Mexico in Albuquerque in May. "I've competed in other shows," Jose says. "But this will be my first natural show and I looking forward to competing with my equals." Currently residing in El Paso, Jose was raised in Boston.
'14 Musclemania® New Mexico LW Champion Roger Medina was new to the stage and the shocker of the show. The 5'7", 165 lbs., Albuquerque resident says, "Looking back to my first bodybuilding show makes me feel like I didn't give enough. People were like, "Dude, you did amazing for your first show," and I was thinking in my mind I don't really care what people say. What is important to me is to be the best I can be and get that first place." "If you are into bodybuilding you can't think like, "Oh yeah, is my first show and I'm happy if i place. That was absolutely not me. I'm hungry and on a mission to become the best [...]
Musclemania® New Mexico LW Winner Rogelio Medina says he's been growing since last year's show. The 5'6", 165 lbs., construction worker says he wants to bring a new physique to the stage this season. "I an growing and keeping it tight," he explains. "I don't skip a meal and bring everything to work with me so I can eat all day. My training is super intense I try to get it in before work so I got the energy I need for a good workout." Rogelio says he's out to win MM New Mexico in May and then on to either MM Universe or MM America.
Musclemania™ New Mexico star Michael Donathan is as much known for his own competition accomplishments as he is for training an incredible pool of talented bodybuilders. At 6'3", 240 lbs., he has developed a powerful physique. But it was two of his clients who won the recent MM America and Figure America Pro Championships in Las Vegas, Chris Kirkpatrick and his wife Jessica Rinaldi Donathan, respectively. Mike also trains an incredible line-up of new talent preparing for the Fitness New Mexico show in May.
The Fitness America Weekend™ Team Champs was just awarded to Team Australia, a hotly competitive group of 6 competitors who accumulated 95 points by winning multiple classes or divisions. Top Aussie point winners included new Musclemania® World Champion Nathan Wallace (20 points), Ms. Bikini America™ Hattie Boydle (27 points) and Kristen Lonie (20 points). Other Top 5 Teams including: Team Savage Warrriors (2nd Place, 82 points), Team Korea #1(3rd Place, 71 points), Team Australian Natural Bodz (4th Place, 65 points) and Team New Mexico Iron (5th Place, 60 points). Complete placings and scores are available here . Competitors can represent a trainer or coach, local, regional or national fitness centers, sports clubs or other companies and national teams. Teams can be composed of 3 to 10 people and each with a team leader. Each team may have [...]