With just one recent show experience, French physique competitor Max Fox has become one of top new stars in the sport. The 5'8", 175 lbs., 23 year old played soccer for 14 years and got into lifting for strength. Now the former Parisian firefighter says he's making fitness his career. Max's next show appearance will be Musclemania Paris in October.
Former MMA fighter Mehdi Daoud says he's always looked like a bodybuilder but really enjoyed fighting. But, the 6'3", 259 lbs., 27 year old Parisian competed at the '14 Musclemania® Paris after being encouraged his girlfiend. "She kept telling me to diet down because she was training for the Ms. Bikini Paris show and wanted me to support her," Mehdi explains. "Well, that support into a lot of fun and a real passion for me, too. I love the hard core training discipline it takes to get into shape and keep it, that's the hard part. I've been in the gym everyday since the show and want to get back on stage with more size, better symmetry and even tighter [...]
To say that Musclemania® Paris Pro Champion Fred Mompo is a French legend is an understatement. As a celebrity Parisian personal trainer, the 5'8", 180 lbs., 42 year old trains many of the country's top television and movie stars, appears on a daily television show and is a Reebok Ambassador. As a seasoned, 20 year natural bodybuilder, Fred has learned and applied exactly what it takes create a world class natural physique. So, when in 2008 he experienced a near death motorcycle accident, he did not let is bring him down. "The doctor and my physical therapist said it was doubtful I would walk again," Fred says. "But, I was not going to let it stop me. I put the [...]