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Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Daniel Left Sports And Began Bodybuilding
Daniel used the ethics he learned from sports to commit to an exercise regimen that prepared him for the stage!
Section: Training :: Oct 20, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Daniel Trains Like A Pro
Daniel always had a muscular build, but when he started training with an IFBB pro, his results improves greatly!
Section: Training :: Oct 08, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Anthony Empowered His Body
Anthony took a trip to the Body Power Expo and was introduced to bodybuilding culture. His life was never the same again.
Section: Training :: Sep 02, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Evan Discovered Phil Heath And Started To Lift!
Evan found inspiration online to become a bodybuilder! He idolizes Phil Heath and seeks to take the podium at the Olympia!
Section: Training :: Aug 18, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Chris Gave A Kidney And Became A Bodybuilder!
Chris knew his father-in-law needed a new kidney and was shocked to find he was a match. After the surgery, Chris found motivation to take the stage, and won!
Section: Training :: Aug 04, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Gavin Brings Intensity To Ireland!
Gavin took incremental steps that led to the bodybuilding podium and got a taste of what's to come. Check out the training and nutrition plans he uses to go big!
Section: Training :: Jul 21, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Christopher Bet On Brawn!
Christopher's competitive bodybuilding career started with a bet and turned into a full-blown fixation. Get the training roadmap he used to build muscle with authority!
Section: Training :: Jul 14, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Henry Is Motivated By Muscle!
Henry's growth starts with the mind and transfers to every muscle fiber in his body. Learn how he stays motivated to work for the physique of his dreams!
Section: Training :: Jul 14, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Michael Survived The Gain Gauntlet!
Michael ditched college football to become a personal trainer and never regretted his decision. Check out the methods he used to build muscle consistently and win competitions!
Section: Training :: Jun 30, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Bradley Burns With Brawn!
Bradley lifted with his father as a teen and let the passion thrive as a man. Get the intense workout plan and spot-on dieting regimen that transformed Bradley into a beast!
Section: Training :: Jun 16, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tino's Muscle-Makin' Mission!
Tino started bodybuilding to overcome bullies but couldn't escape his admiration for the sport. Now he's solely focused on building muscle for upcoming shows!
Section: Training :: Jun 09, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Chris Built Muscle With Force
Chris sifted through bro science and built a program designed around his goals and bodybuilding aspirations. Get the training and nutrition plans that delivered his results!
Section: Training :: Jun 02, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Build Mass And Stay At 10 Percent Body Fat!
Brian isn't afraid to face the reality of bodybuilding and embraces the challenge. Get the intense training plan he used to pack slabs of muscle onto his 6-foot-3, 265-pound frame!
Section: Training :: Jun 02, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Engineering Student Learns The Science Of Shred!
Vinny took high school weight room lessons to new level when he formulated a goal to compete. See how his body became an experiment after embracing bodybuilding science!
Section: Training :: May 05, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Ryan Dorobish Eyes IFBB Status!
Ryan discovered bodybuilding when he attended the Arnold Classic and was mesmerized by the competitors. Now he's almost one of them! See how he ascended to the top!
Section: Training :: Apr 28, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Bo?s Has Brazilian Brawn!
Bo?s turned up the intensity when Bodybuilding.com asked him to represent the company in Brazil. Now he's hell-bent on training hard to reach pro status!
Section: Training :: Apr 21, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Paulo Reps Bodybuilding In Portugal!
The gym became more than a hobby when Paulo unlocked the door to serious gains. Get the secret formula that he used to get shredded in Portugal!
Section: Training :: Apr 14, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tyler Is A Bodybuilding Beast!
Tyler saw a photo of Ronnie Coleman and became fixated with bodybuilding. See how this titan built muscle with authority and set the stage for his pro arrival!
Section: Training :: Apr 07, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Luke Built Stacks Of Muscle!
College football training provided a foundation of knowledge for Luke to begin his bodybuilding career. See how he took weightlifting to the next level!
Section: Training :: Mar 31, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Scott Is Encased In Muscle!
Scott chose bodybuilding over athletics to solely control the outcome of his success. See how his decision impacted more than his body!
Section: Training :: Mar 17, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Paul Is A Massive Canadian Competitor!
Paul added 65 pounds of muscle to his frame in 10 years. Now he plans to make a run though the Canadian competition circuit. See how this beast maintains his 225-pound physique!
Section: Training :: Mar 03, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Jay Carved Out A Chiseled Body!
Jay lifts with relentless consistency and maintains a strict diet to push his body to new heights. See the methods he uses to build quality muscle and symmetry!
Section: Training :: Feb 03, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Derek Built Mechanical Muscle!
Derek has four years of solid training under his belt and plans to use his creation to win WBFF titles. See how he fortified his physique with intricate training and dieting!
Section: Training :: Jan 27, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Brian Has A Powerhouse Physique!
Brian admires Steve Cook and harnesses motivation from fitness sources to lift bigger and better. See why Brian plans to compete with a sense of urgency going into 2014!
Section: Training :: Jan 20, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Eric Strives For Physique Perfection!
Men's physique competitions were the perfect testing ground for Eric's athletic ability. Get the training and nutrition protocols he uses to maintain a pristine physique!
Section: Training :: Jan 06, 2014

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Kyle Got Shredded With Science!
Kyle's body is proof that science sits at the forefront of bodybuilding. See how this student of the sport gets shredded to the core and brings home competition hardware!
Section: Training :: Dec 30, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Scott Built Major Muscle!
Scott's inspired by old school physiques and respects competitors who take the natural path. See how intense training sessions fuel his competitive nature!
Section: Training :: Dec 27, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Andrew Accepts Pain To Gain!
The fitness industry fits Andrew perfectly because he's unafraid of big weight and enjoys the spotlight. See how this Aussie plans to take the bodybuilding world by storm!
Section: Training :: Dec 09, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Alif Builds Muscle In Malaysia!
Alif was a high school rugby star in Malaysia and discovered bodybuilding when he went off to college. Check out the programs he uses to build muscle and burn fat!
Section: Training :: Nov 25, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Joram Is Motivated By Mass Muscle!
Joram suffers from severe asthma but won't let it define him. Instead, he lifts heavy to support his powerhouse physique. See how you can too!
Section: Training :: Nov 18, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Justin Trains Heavy To Get Huge!
Justin is the first person to arrive at the gym and the last person to leave. His dedication to bodybuilding is unquestionable. See how he maintains heavy intensity!
Section: Training :: Nov 06, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Joshua Built A First-Place Physique
Joshua manipulated his fast metabolism with mass protein and a genius diet. See the methods he used to win bodybuilding competitions and why he won't stop!
Section: Training :: Oct 14, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Greg Has Macho Muscle!
Greg has a chiseled physique with insane proportions and won't stop until he wins an IFBB pro card. See his secrets to single-digit body fat that makes muscle pop on stage!
Section: Training :: Oct 07, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Mike O'Connor Lifts With Power!
Mike's physique is the product of precise programming and powerful lifts. See how this competitor stays shredded to stand out on stage!
Section: Training :: Sep 30, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Sahil Satya Is Super Shredded!
Sahil used to lift for respect. Now he trains for self improvement in every area. See how this WBFF competitor got shredded to the bone!
Section: Training :: Sep 24, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Gauntlet Gains!
Jeremy's body went through the ringer and came out ripped! See why a PHAT variation is his preferred method for powerful gains!
Section: Training :: Sep 17, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Muscle Monster!
David trains and eats like an animal. His body is proof that hardcore lifting on a regimented cycle builds championship-worthy muscle!
Section: Training :: Sep 05, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Bigger Is Better!
Wrestling prepared Zachary for brutal competition diets and intense training sessions. See how his conditioning experience paid off!
Section: Training :: Aug 26, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Peak Austrian Physique!
Mario was part of the Austrian Karate National Team and idolized Jean-Claude van Damme. See how his martial arts discipline transitioned to bodybuilding!
Section: Training :: Aug 20, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Cut To The Bone!
Ethan's body is a big block of muscle capable of handing serious horsepower. His plans build mass with exercises that combine bodybuilding and powerlifting!
Section: Training :: Aug 12, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Scottish Strength!
Scotland has a monster living amongst in population in Andrew. See his list of amateur accomplishments and how he plans to infiltrate the pro ranks!
Section: Training :: Aug 06, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Be A Zen Muscle Master!
Aramis found motivation through the power of Zen, martial arts, and bodybuilding. See how his structured lifestyle supercharged his mind and body!
Section: Training :: Jul 30, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Massive Mike!
Mike enjoys lifting, eating to build muscle, and learning new techniques to make him stronger. Basically, he loves bodybuilding more than anything!
Section: Training :: Jul 22, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Pumping Iron In Portugal!
Luis invested his energy into serious goals and left adolescent activities for the boys. The results put him in a class that only allows shredded physiques!
Section: Training :: Jul 15, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Making Shredded Look Smooth!
The multi-talented Tawanda doesn't want to be glorified for his physique, but he would like to get the recognition he deserves!
Section: Training :: Jul 08, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Amputee Builds Muscle With Authority!
Louie could have sat in a wheelchair forever, but his mind was too powerful to quit. He's living proof that life's only barriers are those which we create!
Section: Training :: Jul 01, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Living In A Lifters Paradise!
Ben lives the amateur dream. He has ties to Cellucor, an up-and-coming fitness business, and enough inspiration and motivation to power it all!
Section: Training :: Jun 26, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Swole Survivor!
Against all odds, Manuel survived a childhood of sickness and overcame years of weight problems as a result. See how fitness lifted him from the depths of despair!
Section: Training :: Jun 17, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Humble Minds Build Huge Muscles!
Behind Shiloh's massive physique is a man who recognizes that dreams aren't made in a vacuum. This beast gives credit where credit is due!
Section: Training :: Jun 10, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Engineered For Growth!
What happens when German engineering mixes with American ingenuity? You get Maik—a well-oiled machine who's not afraid of the blunt truth!
Section: Training :: Jun 03, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Hooked On Health And Muscle!
Marco keeps his borderline bodybuilding obsession in the healthy range with a variety of supersets, intense cardio sessions, and constant self-competition!
Section: Training :: May 28, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Stripped Down And Ripped Up!
A trainer told Amr the gym isn't for the weak during his first visit. Amr took him seriously and came back so often that he was given a key to the weight room!
Section: Training :: May 20, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Strong Minds Build Big Bodies!
Anthony embraces his amateur status in the gym and in life. He realizes there's room to grow mentally and physically. See where he started and where he plans to go!
Section: Training :: May 13, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Raw Talent Reaps Big Results!
Pro wrestlers blew Ali's mind as a child. He was fascinated about walking in their shoes and bodies. Ali never became a wrestler, but he did build the physique!
Section: Training :: May 07, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Grand Prize Transformation
Halid had a vision of his future self when the $100K Transformation Challenge started. That image burned into his brain so deep that he surpassed it without realizing!
Section: Training :: Apr 30, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Through Him, Joe Was Created!
Prayer and faith gave Joe the power to focus on bodybuilding. Then he hired Layne Norton to finalize the plan and became a champion!
Section: Training :: Apr 23, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Peaking At The Right Time
Wright training sparked a prosperous modeling career for Tyler. He did work for Under Armour and moved to New York where life without lifting proved too much to handle.
Section: Training :: Apr 15, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Sizeable Symmetry
When soccer cut into his lifting time, Alex left his sport to become a bodybuilder. Now the Oregon native plans to hijack the NPC podium on his path to IFBB supremacy!
Section: Training :: Apr 09, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Kyle's Pro-Worthy Physique Pops!
Kyle's so close to the pros he can taste it. The 28-year-old believes he has what it takes to compete against the best in men's physique. After one more show, he might get a chance to prove it!
Section: Training :: Apr 02, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Fit Like Plitt!
The weight room is a second home to Jordan. Lifting is connected to bonds in his DNA. His innovative style and intensity come from rules formulated by Greg Plitt!
Section: Training :: Mar 25, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: He-Man Muscle Mass
Jeremy's infatuation with muscle dates back to childhood. He idolized He-Man and Arnold, but didn't aspire to look like them until now. His journey is far from over!
Section: Training :: Mar 18, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Basketball Body Breakthrough!
Adding muscle to Eugene's 6-foot-5 frame was a tall task. He tried several mass-gaining diets, but found that simple methods always prevail. This former baller won with consistency and hard work!
Section: Training :: Mar 11, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Master Of The Mind
Lawrence channels his inner Kai Greene to overcome mental barriers and bury the competition. It starts with his mind and ends with a trophy in hand. This is the path of champions!
Section: Training :: Mar 05, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Heavily Equipped
Nick Olsen is an up and coming physique competitor with mammoth goals. He's not only competing in the 2013 Arnold Classic. He plans to win it and become an IFBB pro!
Section: Training :: Feb 18, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Peeled Proportion
Bodybuilding is in the eye of the beholder. There's no definitive way to sculpt a pristine physique. Justin refuses to live by the rules. He creates his own guidelines, and they work!
Section: Contests :: Feb 11, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Big As Can Be
Dublin has a new kid on the block. Benoucha waited for his time and now it's here. This self-proclaimed physique scientist won't stop until his body sits atop the podium!
Section: Training :: Feb 04, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: No Limit Lifting
Training the mind to go beyond what seems possible separates Louis from the average bodybuilder. A trait passed down from his father guides him to glory!
Section: Training :: Jan 29, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Lifting Like Kai
Tamer thinks of Kai Greene every time someone doubts him. He was tired of hearing that he couldn't be a competitive bodybuilder and channeled his inner-Kai to prove it!
Section: Training :: Jan 21, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Mind Over Muscle
The mind is your most powerful ally in the gym. It keeps working when your body won't. Mada understood the power of his mind correlated to the size of his muscles!
Section: Training :: Jan 14, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Louis The Great
Louis is a testament to South Africa's growing bodybuilding scene. The former rugby player believes his massive physique is IFBB material. And it's hard to doubt him!
Section: Training :: Jan 07, 2013

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: See Me In The NPC!
With no direction and a skinny frame, John was desperate to add muscle. He got a workout partner and slowly added mass to his physique with plans to hit the NPC in 2013!
Section: Training :: Dec 24, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Who's Laughing Now?
Matthew faced serious criticism in high school for daily fast food visits. He grew tired of the haters who bet that he couldn't change. See how Matthew won the bet in a laugher!
Section: Training :: Dec 18, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: French Fitness
Jocelin is a testament to bodybuilding's worldwide growth. He incorporated weight training with thai boxing to build a sleek physique capable of handling serious weight!
Section: Training :: Dec 10, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Big Man Balaban
Teenage insecurities kept Brandon from realizing his potential early in life. Thanks to surgery and family guidance, he overcame those obstacles en route to fitness freedom!
Section: Training :: Dec 03, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: In Big Company
Training at the same gym as Flex Lewis allows Jeremy to see greatness first hand. He used motivation from the IFBB pro and his beautiful wife to launch a successful bodybuilding career!
Section: Training :: Nov 26, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Above Average Joe
Some people know exactly what they're doing. Joe is one of those people. It didn't come naturally, though. He had to work hard and educate himself from the ground up!
Section: Training :: Nov 20, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Blessing In Surprise
This Ireland native is primed to take the RIBBF by storm. He harnesses motivation from Kai Greene videos and hits the weight room with a vengeance!
Section: Training :: Nov 13, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Massive Muscle!
Nidal believes he can accomplish anything. He knows no limits. This monster snuck into gyms, scavenged for free passes, and lifted heavy iron to get where he is today!
Section: Training :: Nov 05, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Egyptian Technician
Bodybuilding isn't the norm in Egypt. That makes Omar rare. His days of admiring bodybuilders in magazines are over. He's one of them now. See how he did it!
Section: Mind :: Oct 29, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Reality Hurts!
Bodybuilding isn't for the weak. It shows during plateaus and long days who has the guts to keep going. Stefan blasted barriers and learned through old-fashioned hard work!
Section: Training :: Oct 22, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Ripped And Ready!
Bodybuilding reveals the workings of the human body. It pushes people to their limits. Paul knows this all too well. He blasts through challenges and sets bigger ones in their place!
Section: Training :: Oct 15, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: German Giant
Marco came to America to play college football and got more than he bargained for. He became infatuated with bodybuilding and is proud to be assembled in the U.S.!
Section: Training :: Oct 10, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Texas Talent
Cody formed his body into a championship winning physique by preparing better than the competition. He shows up to win and proves that everything is bigger in Texas!
Section: Mind :: Oct 02, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Defined Detail
Motivated doesn't begin to describe Kyle. This guy wakes up every morning with a plan that he executes to perfection. The only way he can be stopped is if every gym closes!
Section: Training :: Sep 24, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Mass-tered Commitment
He tasted victory at his first competition and thirsts for more podium finishes. Winning has that effect on hardcore competitors. Tyler has no plans to change his attitude!
Section: Training :: Sep 17, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Massive St. George
Bodybuilding doesn't immediately click for everyone. That was the case for Matthew, whose previous lifting stint was halted by boredom. See how he rekindled his love for the weight room!
Section: Training :: Sep 10, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Judge Mental!
Nobody is going to tell Adam how hard to work. He won't be judged in comparison to other physiques. His confidence comes from an ability to see beyond muscles!
Section: Training :: Sep 04, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Team Driven
Motivation comes in many forms. For Ben, it came with the help of a team. Tired of being skinny, he dedicated his life to Team MAP and learned the necessities of fitness competitions!
Section: Training :: Aug 27, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Battle Ready
Training with this guy wouldn't be easy. It would require some type of physical activity every day. That's what separates Tom from the rest, and he has the body to prove it!
Section: Training :: Aug 20, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Steel Towery
Jeremiah's will to win pushed him past the competition at an early age. From there, winning became habit. He plans to ambush the IFBB with the same dominating tactics!
Section: Training :: Aug 13, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Iron Will
Layne Norton's PHAT turned Paul into a bodybuilding encyclopedia. The information equated to dominant competition performances and a successful personal training business!
Section: Training :: Aug 08, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Fortunate Gainer
Some people get lucky. Others put in years of work. Jared is a combination of both. He met the right people at the right time, got educated, and overhauled his physique!
Section: Training :: Jul 30, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Midwestern Muscle
Brandan represents Bodybuilding.com with class and muscle mass. He's the definition of a hard-working Midwesterner. His accomplishments are stacking up, but he's far from satisfied!
Section: Training :: Jul 26, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Dean Of Britain
Dean has made an impression on the competitive stage in Ireland, but he's not finished by a long shot. This 222-pound British beast is coming to a show near you!
Section: Training :: Jul 17, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Give It More Okammor
Lifting as a college football player wasn't fun for Emeka, but he did it to stay competitive. When he discovered bodybuilding after college, weights became his life!
Section: Training :: Jul 10, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Contained Energy
His college roommate and former Amateur Of The Week showed him the competition ropes. Now, he can't be stopped. See how Garrett learned to be better at everything!
Section: Training :: Jul 02, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Benjamin Mier
Benjamin knew he could sculpt a better body than Jacob Black after he saw Twilight with his girlfriend. That was more than two years ago. Mission Acomplished!
Section: Training :: Jun 25, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Caylan Goodman
His soccer body wasn't doing it for him, so he started to build his body better. See how Caylan prepares to set his gaze on a future on the professional stage!
Section: Training :: Jun 18, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: James Newman
A lower-leg ailment kept James from the gym for two years, but once he made it back, he trained with a vengeance!
Section: Training :: Jun 11, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Jordan Hanna
Jordan stepped away from the 'gamer' lifestyle and chose to start lifting. After some sometimes painful trial and error, he found what works best for him!
Section: Training :: Jun 05, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Blake Carere
A friend got him started, a pro helped him focus, but Blake did the work himself. See what this Canadian dreamer wants to try next!
Section: Training :: May 30, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: H. Whitfield
Harvey led a successful professional life, but had always neglected his physical appearance. The man in the mirror led Harvey to start lifting and transform his physique!
Section: Training :: May 22, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Thomas Rutherford
Some people were just meant to be bodybuilders. Thomas rocketed him into the fitness industry. Now he owns his own gym! See how he gets it!
Section: Training :: May 14, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Sachin Jogi
Athletes know how to rehabilitate torn muscles, but Sachin, addicted and bent, needed to rehab his whole self. See how he saved himself from himself!
Section: Training :: May 09, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Frank Pomes
Frank needed more muscle to throw around on the ice. See how his work in the gym provided the strength he needed.
Section: Training :: Apr 30, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tyler Lowe
Football training first gave Tyler an impetus to begin weightlifting, but bodybuilding became a sport of its own.
Section: Training :: Apr 23, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Daniel Babcock Jr.
Daniel is reaching for his dream competing in the men's physique division, so he must be ripped. See how he built a complete physique!
Section: Training :: Apr 17, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Shaka Smith
In the vibrant culture of bodybuilding, nothing comes easy. Shaka earned spectacular results by paying with time, effort and discipline. See what put him on stage!
Section: Training :: Apr 10, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Nick Whitcombe
Free running hit Nick's joints hard, so he started lifting on a break from leaping buildings. Once he started seeing results, this parkour athlete was hooked.
Section: Training :: Apr 02, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Regie Simmons
Regie found joy in bodybuilding as a boy in his grandma's basement, but it waned with age. When he re-discovered fitness, he found his abs again!
Section: Training :: Mar 26, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Matt Smith
Matt Smith inherited a basement gym full of vintage equipment from his uncle. During late nights after school, he learned how to lift big and grow bigger.
Section: Training :: Mar 20, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tony Butler
After a few injuries, Tony turned to golf to fill his need for athletics. It wasn't a perfect, hole-in-one fit. Tony turned to the gym and found exactly what he'd been missing!
Section: Training :: Mar 13, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tyler Hiriak
You don't realize how important your back is until it's broken. Tyler realized during rehab that weight training fulfilled the athletic desire he lost in football.
Section: Training :: Mar 05, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Srigant Madhavan
Even though he had to start training in secret because his parents didn't approve of bodybuilding, Srigant eventually won them over and built his best body.
Section: Training :: Feb 28, 2012

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Ric Escalante
After seeing Schwarzenegger on the silver screen, 7-year-old Ric decided he wanted to get ripped! A lifelong passion for health, fitness, and competition was born.
Section: Training :: Feb 24, 2012


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