Musclemania® Australia Teenage Champion Adika Njemanze (c) was a lucky one to be at the Muscle Camp in Sydney last night hosted by Simeon Panda (l) and Ulisses (r). Adika says, "What an amazing experience! I see them on Facebook and YouTube and then all of a sudden right in front of me - there they were. The two are humbled, well disciplined athletes. I hope to one day reach the heights that they have and share it with others as they have." Muscle Camp Tour with Simeon and Ulisses will continues next month in Germany. Dates posted soon.
Long Island, New Yorker Steve Laureus continues training for his contest debut at Musclemania® New England at Foxwoods Resort Casino on May 2. The 5'10", 205 lbs., massage therapist says he's been training for over 10 years but never considered competing until last year. "I went to Las Vegas for MM and wanted to see Ulisses and the top guys," Steve says. "I want to win and be a MM Pro this season. That's why I waited so long to compete."
Musclemania® Pros Ulisses & Simeon Panda Muscle Camp Tour returns to Australia in ten days. Coming to Melbourne and Sydney, they will feature hard core, real training workouts and Q&A seminars! Learn more and take part in this exciting and exclusive opportunity. www.musclemania.com/camps
Musclemania® Pro Ulisses is always making appearances, so sometimes his training suffers. He explains, "As I'm always traveling, so it's hard to keep a consistent flow but I have to stay dedicated and focus no matter how difficult my schedule is. This is why I love bodybuilding, you have to be discipline / committed 100%. You cannot hide or blame anyone but yourself. The commitment must come from within. At the end of the day, you have to look at yourself and say "Did I give it a 100%?" If the answer is no then you have to dig deep and work harder. Stay focus and dedicated to your goal. In this arena, you only get what you put in."
Just a week after returning from Los Angeles, Musclemania® Pro Ulisses is looking like he's ready for another show. The 5'11", 195 lbs., London based legend will start the New Year endorsing Isolabs Nutrition. Ulisses will also make appearances at FIBO, Rimini Wellness and other European sports expos.
A skinny guy who was ignored and bullied decided to take control of his life and health. Mazher "Mazi" Hamlaani has been relentlessly working out for years. Now at 28 years old, the Indian bodybuilder he's at an impressive 5'8", 150 lbs., 5% body fat and keeps getting fuller, thicker and more aesthetic each day. "When I started working out, it was to gain attention, but I soon realized that doing this to prove someone else wrong only gives them the power they always had over my mind", Mazher says. "Instead, I embraced fitness as my passion and never looked back.I did it for me alone. Initially I faced financial issues while working out, as I was still a student. [...]
Musclemania Pro Francisco Dominguez has made amazing improvements to his physique since his MM Pro debut in 2012. The 6', 210 lbs., Spanish trainer has been shooting commercials, advertisements and campaigns for the past 18 months but says, "I am still staying in shape and want to get back on stage soon." Francisco will make a special guest appearance at MM Europe in Barcelona next month joining Ulisses and Simeon Panda.
Legendary Musclemania® Pro Ulisses swept the MM Universe Championships not by sheer size, shape and condition but a combination matched by an unparalleled stage presence. The 19 year natural bodybuilder veteran says he never started lifting to be a career but just like training. "I caught the bug after my first show and realized that I could really take this to another level," Ulisses explains. "Since then, I have never looked back. Bodybuilding is my life and even involves my wife and kids. It has become a family passion and is our livelihood. Its what motivates me every morning to get up and push myself to greater plateaus to take care of my family and surpass my goals."
Musclemania® Pro Ulisses brings his classic physique to stage in 3 weeks. The natural legend will compete against the world's best bodybuilders at MM Universe in Miami / Ft. Lauderdale. "I have always wanted to win both the Universe and World and I think I ready to do it," Ulisses says. "I am bigger, leaner and improved my symmetry since Las Vegas (last November)." Ulisses will take on Asian sensation Chul Soon, Europe star Benjamin Radic, Canadian phenom Samuel Dixon, French classic Antony Bessala and many other MM Pro Tall Class stars.
Musclemania® Pro Antony Bessala may seem to be lounging around, but the 6'1", 210 lbs., French natural bodybuilder says he's in the best shape of his life for MM Universe. "I was so close to winning the overall in Las Vegas," he explains referring to the '13 MM World Pro in which Ulisses took the Medium Class and show. "I have added mass in the right areas and really have a lot better symmetry. I leaving nothing to chance and want my time again vs. Ulisses!"