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Nasser El Sonbaty - You never really know what Nasser will come out with, but it is safe to say it will radically depart from what the public have come to expect from most bodybuilding interview subjects: he tells everything, political correctness be dammed.
Anibal Lopez - The life lessons Anibal has learned are well worth considering. In the following interview he outlines his experiences, how bodybuilding was back then, how he believes it is today and why. See how he continues to excel both physically & mentally.
Serge Nubret - Six-time World Champion Bodybuilder Serge Nubret takes some time to answer questions about his past experiences, what he is doing now, how he trains, and much more! Learn more about this icon of bodybuilding right here.
Layne Norton - I recently had the pleasure of interviewing natural pro Layne Norton. Join me as Layne talks about his background, training, education, competing, diet, and more right here. Check it out!
Nasser El Sonbaty - How difficult is it to be a pro bodybuilder and survive financially? Read on to find out as Nasser gives his astute, and controversial insights into the colorful game of professional bodybuilding.
Francis Benfatto - Dan Gastelu interviews IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Francis Benfatto! In this audio interview, listen in as Dan and Francis talk shop about his background, Arnold, cardio-free contest prep, Joe Weider, and more!
Nasser El Sonbaty - In the following interview, Nasser continues where he left off in part one to provide insight into the often dark, but curiously alluring world of the professional bodybuilder. Read on for a reality check in bodybuilding.
Dr. Joe Klemczewski - Watch as Natural Pro Bodybuilder Layne Norton shows you what natural bodybuilding is all about! Episode #11: Interview with WNBF Pro Dr. Joe Klemczewski - effective training, competing, and off-season dieting!
Eryk Bui - The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews Newly-Retired IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Eryk Bui about his recent engagement to Laura Coleman and his decision to retire from bodybuilding!
Branch Warren - Join us as we congratulate MyBodyBeats.com trainer and IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Branch Warren on his third professional 1st place which he took home from the New York Pro in May.
Nasser El Sonbaty - Though conspicuously absent from the stage, he is not short on commentary, and in the following interview, the first of two parts, he tells all about his bodybuilding career, bodybuilding drugs, judging, the future of the sport and much more.
Melvin Anthony - The Marvelous Melvin Anthony chats with MyBodyBeats Podcast host Cory Canty about inspiration. Find out how Melvin was first inspired to become a Pro Bodybuilder.
Eddie Abbew - England's Hopes Heavily On Eddie: Bodybuilding.com caught up with Eddie as he prepared for the Olympia with only two weeks counting down to the biggest night of his bodybuilding career. Read on...
Ed Corney - In the following interview Ed provides a detailed look at how he became the greatest poser ever and why he feels posing should not be neglected. In addition he talks about current events and much more! Read on.
Francis Benfatto - Francis discussed his training and nutrition practices, along with his career as an IFBB pro and his amazing comeback at age 48, with me recently. Enjoy the interview with one of bodybuilding's 'better balanced' men.
Marvin Eder - Born in Brooklyn, New York, Marvin the teenager became interested in both bodybuilding and weightlifting in the late 1940s... The truth about this great champion can finally be heard - from the man himself. Learn more right here!
Tricky Jackson - First time Colorado Pro competitor, Tricky Jackson, is no stranger to the bodybuilding stage and with around eight pounds of new muscle, 2007 is looking to be a good year for Tricky. Learn more about him here!
Jimmy Canyon - With a burning desire to become one of pro bodybuildings best, Jimmy will look to make this weekend's Colorado Pro a major stepping-stone. His pre-competition plan and bodybuilding background follow.
Brian Chamberlain - After a great showing at th2 2007 New York Pro, nationally recognized Brian Chamberlain, is gunning for even greater honors at the upcoming Colorado Pro. Learn more about him right here in this great interview!
Young-Joo, Son - Allow me to present to you 'the next generation IFBB Korean bodybuilder' Young-Joo, Son, who is already a very famous bodybuilder in Korea. Get the rest of his story right here!
Shawn Ray - I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Shawn Ray, the promoter and organizer of the Colorado Pro. Learn more about the show, dates, new events, and some of the pros who will be competing.
Boyer Coe - In the following interview Boyer discusses his life in bodybuilding and gives his insightful and accurate thoughts on many of its major events, from the controversial 1980 and 1981 Mr. Olympia's through to the ill-fated WBBF.
John Sherman - Shawn Ray spends a little time with John 'The Tank' Sherman, the 1992 Overall National Champion. Here he answers questions about coming back to competition and what he has been doing during his time away from the stage.
David Henry - Here is a quick interview with IFBB Pro, David Henry. See what he has been up to and what he needs in order to qualify for the Olympia. Learn more here...
Johnny Jackson - Here is a quick interview with National Champion, Johnny Jackson. See what he has been up to and what he needs in order to qualify for the Olympia. Learn more here...
Chris Dickerson - Chris made history by becoming the first African American man to win the A.A.U. Mr. America. I spoke with Chris recently and he gave me a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of bodybuildings greatest. Learn more here.
Silvio Samuel - Silvio Samuel is still a rookie IFBB Pro and has made some amazing strides in a short time. Learn more about what he is doing and how his sponsors have given him motivation to work even harder!
Dennis James - Here are five questions with some great answers in a quick interview with Mr. USA, Pro Dennis James. See what he has been up to and what he planned for the future.
Don Long - In the following interview Don chartered for me his career in bodybuilding and explained all of the events surrounding the condition that almost ended his life. Learn more about this man in this inspiring interview!
Reggie Bennett - Reggie is a professional wheelchair bodybuilder and executive director of his own fitness organization. Learn about what happened to him and what he has done to turn his life around as well as what he does to help others!
Lee Labrada - After retirement, Labrada founded Labrada Nutrition. In this interview, Lee Labrada shares his extensive nutrition knowledge and reveals his nutrition secrets for building a championship physique.
Mark Dugdale - Having received much positive feedback after his great Iron Man showing, Mark feels he definitely has the ability to be competitive on any pro stage, especially the 2007 Arnold. Learn more...
Marcus Haley - A former foster kid who has had more than his share of problems, Marcus says he has finally found peace... In the following interview he tells me how he has changed his focus and physique and what he has planned for the Arnold & Olympia.
Cathy LeFrancois-Priest - Aiming for her second win in what is arguably the world's biggest and best bodybuilding show, is bodybuilder-turned figure competitor-turned bodybuilder, Cathy LeFrancois-Priest. Learn more about her prep!
Markus Ruhl - The crowd will be bellowing Rhhhuuuul when he walks onto the creaking Columbus stage... Can this German giant be an upset among the best in the business? We'll see. Here is a quick run down on the pro and cons of the big man.
Phil Heath - Soon, Bodybuilding.com will be reporting whether Phil Heath has secured his third straight win when he goes head to head with veterans... Read below to see if this young pro has a chance!
Mark Dugdale - A 3rd place finish at the 2007 Iron Man - Not a bad start for a new season! In the following interview, Eddie discusses this turning point in his pro career and his plans for the rest of the year.
Mark Dugdale - In 2007 David was the favorite alongside Toney Freeman to battle it out, but the mighty Henry had fallen down to sixth place at the Iron Man. See what David is doing different as he preps for the Arnold.
Mark Dugdale - Mark Dugdale will be showcasing his attention to detail in Columbus at the Arnold Classic. Here are my two cents worth, biased or not, on Dugdale finally losing the underdog status.
Vince Taylor - He is a bodybuilding legend, he is 50 years old and he's back. He is Vince Taylor. The Masters Mr. Olympia made a comeback last year... Now he ventures back to the Arnold classic. Read on!
Yaxeni Oriquen - Yaxeni has her sights set on another Arnold title! She has seen the top of the podium before and is looking to regain her title. I caught up with Yaxeni as she prepares to take the Arnold stage.
Lisa Aukland - With one pro win behind her -The Atlantic City Pro - Lisa could be in the line for a second, come March 2. In the following interview Lisa discusses her Arnold plans and how she has become one of the best. Learn more.
Roc Shabazz - In this great interview Roc Shabazz, the 2004 Nationals light-heavyweight winner, says he will do very well at the Iron Man... On February 17, he will be out to prove he is among the sports very best. Learn more.
Eryk Bui - Eryk Promises He Will Be Taking Care Of BUI-ness At This Years Ironman! When Eryk's pro debut placed him in the top 10 last year he knew that his ammunition was enough to puncture the competition challenging him to a dual. Learn more here.
Ed Corney - Today at over 70 years old, Ed Corney still trains with a ferocity that many men half his age would admire. In the following rare interview, Ed tells of his bodybuilding history and shares the stories of a life committed to the iron.
Hidetada Yamagishi - Hidetada Yamagishi moved from his home country of Japan to train under the guidance of Milos Sarcev in California. Here is what the personable pro had to say to Bodybuilding.com about prep for the 2007 Iron Man.
Heather Policky - Heather Policky (pronounced po-lisk-y) is four and a half weeks out as I catch up with her at Harry's Colorado Pro Gym. See how what her training is like and some eye boggling pictures, as she prepares for the Sacramento Pro.
Lee Labrada - As a bodybuilder, Lee Labrada established a reputation for always bringing quality to the stage. I sat down with him recently to talk about his bodybuilding career, his company, and about his commitment to fans.
Jessica Paxson - As defending champion, Yaxeni knows this will be a tough year. Read on to see how she is preparing for the 2006 Olympia, who the competition is, and how she feels about her future!
Yaxeni Oriquen - As defending champion, Yaxeni knows this will be a tough year. Read on to see how she is preparing for the 2006 Olympia, who the competition is, and how she feels about her future!
King Kamali - Did the King bow down to all the negative hype surrounding his less than convincing effort at the Europa? Not at all. Get the latest about his past performance and why he decided not to participate in the 2006 Olympia.
Andrea Dumon - At 5 foot 2 inches and 110 lbs of streamlined muscle, the figure champ should have no problem holding her own onstage against many established competitors.
Karren Patten - Karen is about as close as the fitness industry has to Superman. She is mild mannered, calm, confident and ...oh yeah, can leap tall buildings.
Jane Awad - As owner of personal training studio, Train With Jane, EAS sponsored athlete and cover model, Jane lives and breathes health and fitness. Learn more here as she prepares for the 2006 Olympia and much more.
George Farah - Here is a brief and to the point interview with George Farah just before the 2006 Europa Super Show. Learn more as I ask him about how he will do in the Europa and his plans after.
Dorian Yates - I've had the pleasure of interviewing one of the greatest Olympians ever to grace the stage, Dorian Yates. In this interview Dorian talks about strategies and his thoughts on the current Mr. Olympia contest.
King Kamali - King Kamali promises to bring his A-game to the Europa Pro Show come August 29, 2006... Read on for the quick & dirty on King's attitude as we approach one of the last shows before the Olympia!
Ronnie Coleman - Will Ronnie enter new grounds as the best bodybuilder of all-time? In the following interview big Ron talks about his plans for the 2006 Olympia and gives an update on his life in bodybuilding.
Heather Mae French - Heather was nicknamed Twizzler after she was pushing the post victory candy on the bus ride back... Below you will learn more and how she is ready to put her mark on the fitness industry.
Kelly Ryan - Brenda Kelly visits her close friend Kelly Ryan at the Clark County Detention Center. Months away from her and Craig Titus' trial for the murder of Melissa James, see how Kelly is coping.
Jenny Lyn - Jenny won the Pittsburgh Pro Figure this year. Learn more here about her reasons for withdrawing from the Arnold, future plans, training, interests, and much more.
Yaxeni Oriquen - In this exclusive interview, Yaxeni talks about what it takes to become one of the best women bodybuilders in history. In addition find out what kind of diet she has, future goals, and more.
Ava Cowan - NPC Figure Competitor And Fitness Model Ava Cowan was kind enough to take some time and allow me to ask a few questions about who she is and a little about her competition and modeling experience.
Adela Garcia-Friedmansky - Puerto Rican native Adela began weight training at age 17 to improve her sports performance. In the following interview Adela describes how she has become a fitness champion.
Dayana Cadeau - Dayana Cadeau is the 2004 Lightweight Ms. Olympia and has been bodybuilding now for over 14 years. Learn right here what the allure is of this Haiti native and what her life is like as a bodybuilder.
Marcus Haley - NPC North American Champion Marcus Haley is ready for his first pro show and intends to pay respect to the man that first took him under his wing. Find out what motivating factors drive Marcus to make his mark.
Phil Heath - Mr. USA Phil Heath has gone through some major changes now that he entered the arena of the pros. Five years ago he had no intention of being a bodybuilder. Learn where he thought he was headed.
Ahmad Haidar - Fatherhood doesn't slow Mr. Universe Ahmad Haidar down. Learn how he keeps training and nutrition in check and still has time for his family.
Johnny Moya - IFBB Pro Johnny Moya disappeared from the bodybuilding scene a few years ago. Now he's back and doesn't regret a thing. Learn how Johnny got to where he is and where he wants to go from here.
Zhanna Rotar - Originally from the Ukraine Figure Pro Zhanna Rotar has trained in everything from gymnastics to ballroom dancing. Learn what she thinks about the potential of Figure competition.
Tara Scotti - IFBB Pro Tara Scotti talks about the pros and cons of east-coast living in the predominantly west-coast field of media-based photography. Also, see she feels about balancing a Pro Figure career with a private life.
Jen Becerra - Coming off a serious knee injury Jen has made the switch from Fitness to Figure. Learn how she overcame this obstacle and what she hopes to bring to the Pro Figure world.
Shawn Ray - Shawn Ray, is now promoting his first IFBB pro show, called the Shawn Ray Colorado Pro Classic featuring pro bodybuilding, pro figure, and an NPC national qualifier. With the show coming May 12-13, Shawn isn't the least bit nervous.
Amanda Savell - This is an interview with figure competitor Amanda Savell. Learn why she decided to switch from tennis to figure and what competitions she is hoping to compete in this year. Check it out.
Vince Taylor - Leaving the sport on a sour note has niggled at Vince for four years and he is now back to take care of unfinished business. See what is in store for this IFBB Pro in the near future.
Tammie Pies - Here is another great interview. This time we are talking with new figure pro Tammy Pies. Learn more about her right here and see what she is up to.
Jo Stewart - As she prepares for November's Masters World Championships in Italy, Jo, 45, reflects on her life in bodybuilding... Learn more about her and what she is up to these days.
Jenny Hendershott - Jenny has made thousands of fans the world over. In the following interview, Jenny speaks about her recent successes, various plans she has and the methods she uses... Read on to learn more!
Capriese "Mutant Muscle" Murray - In his pro debut at the 2005 New York Pro Show Capriese again stunned the judges. This interview will give you some of his thoughts on bodybuilding in addition to his own history and plans. Read on...
Patrick Richardson - New IFBB Pro Patrick Richardson shares with us how he got started in bodybuilding, his training and diet philosophies, and how he got to turn pro at the 2004 NPC Nationals... Learn more right here!
Lee Priest - Love him or hate him, Lee Priest always tries to tell it the way it is... This is great a great interview with a great athlete. Learn more about Lee Priest and see what he has been up to.
Carla Salotti - After taking a year off in 2003 to reassess her competitive career, Carla came back and won the 2004 Masters National Overall Title... Find out how she is doing and what her plans are right here!
Marcy Porter - New IFBB figure pro Marcy Porter shares with us about her first year as a pro competitor. Learn more about Marcy right here and what some of her goals are.
Johnnie O. Jackson - Now considered the world's strongest bodybuilder, Johnnie O. Jackson shares with us his story and how he is preparing for the 2005 Olympia.
Anthony Catanzaro - Is bodybuilding and modeling compatible? Absolutely! See how Anthony has become a successful bodybuilder and model in this great interview.
Amanda Savell - Growing up in a family who owned their own gyms, definitely made an dramatic impact on her life. See how Amanda keeps up with the fitness industry.
Stacey-Lynn Mlinarevic - The decision was dificult but in the end Stacey-Lynn came out on top and became the SportLab Fitness Model. Learn more about her right here as she answers question about who she is.
Ronnie Coleman - Ronnie is currently unstoppable and will quit competing on his terms only. Find out what is new with Ronnie and what he is doing different this year than previous Olympia's.
Wong Hong - A man of many talents, Malaysian born Wong holds a B.S. and M.S in Human Nutrition and Food Science from Colorado State University, and plans to own a chain of gyms. Find out who he is and what his plans are in the future.
Guy Grundy - Guy has plenty to say, all of which I found compelling and interesting. In this interview, Guy talks about his bodybuilding journey, as well as some of the more controversial elements of his life.
Mavis Tozzi - Since they first came out it seems we get more letters every day asking who that beautiful lady is in the ALRI XXX Rush ads. Many in the fitness and physique industry already know her as Mavis Tozzi.
Melissa Dettwiller - Here is an interview with a great woman, who, with the help of a great body, will try to get back a good name for female bodybuilders.
Jennifer Micheli - Jennifer Micheli shatters any myth that being 40 is Over the Hill. She shares with us what life is like competing over 40, having a full-time job as well as being a mother of 3.
Ms. Olympia Andrulla Blanchette - Since winning her pro-card in 1993, Long Island resident Andrulla Blanchette has risen steadily to the top of professional women's bodybuilding. Her win at the 2000 Ms. Olympia has solidified her position as one of the best women bodybuilders in history.
Flex Wheeler - One of the world's most respected and popular bodybuilding champions, Ken 'Flex' Wheeler, has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to achieve recognition as one of the true greats of the sport. Read on to see what he has overcome!
Erica Davidson - Erica Davidson is as adorable as they come in the fitness biz. She shares a little more about herself in this interview.
Jeff Willet - I've accomplished my primary goal of becoming an IFBB Pro. Now my focus has turned to running a gym, keeping in shape, and other areas in the bodybuilding arena!
Janet Harris - Thank God now that the only missiles we have to deal with from Cuba are those like Janet Harris appropriately nicknamed the 'Cuban Missile'. Learn more about her transformation and what she's up to lately.
Mr. World & Mr. America, Bill Grant - Widely regarded as one of the legends of bodybuilding, Bill Grant, 58, continues to involve himself in the sport at a number of levels. Learn what he is up to these days...
Shawn Ray - In the following exclusive interview Shawn Ray talks about his life in bodybuilding and reveals all about the current state of the sport...
Yohnnie Shambourger - An interview with accomplished natural bodybuilder, and IFBB pro, Yohnnie Shambourger. Very few natural bodybuilders have made their mark on the world of competitive bodybuilding the way Yohnnie Shambourger has.
Brenda Kirkpatrick - Take a look into the life of Brenda Kirkpatrick. What are her favorite body parts, how she got started, what is next for her and more...
Monica Brant - Having accomplished everything there is to achieve in fitness, culminating with a win at the 1998 Olympia, Monica is now featured regularly in the top placing at Figure competitions. Find out what is new with Monica...
Melissa Coates - Combining the sensuality and sexual seductiveness necessary to capture any photographers imagination with the aggressive physicality required to compete with professional wrestling finest, is IFBB pro and aspiring WWE wrestler Melissa Coates....
Fitzroy Bramble - Fitzroy is also FRA, AFFA, NFPT, NABF, and CPR certified as a trainer, and today enjoys helping others (rather than himself, as he is ?semi-retired?) to reach their fitness goals.
Susanne Niederhauser - IFBB professional and middleweight world-champion Susanne Niederhauser is destined for bodybuilding greatness if her physique and determined attitude are anything to go by. Read more!
Dean Madzarovich - Dean is sought after as a seminar speaker and guest poser, and has had his physique compared to that of Jay Cutler's. Dean Madzarovich is truly one to watch out for.
Jen Hendershott - Hendershott is on a roll with her controversial routines, first using human props in 2003 and then busted out with a religious theme in 04. Her second place victory launched her in the top tier of the fitness world. This OSU girl shares what's up...
Bonny Priest - New IFBB pro and heavyweight and overall USA Champion has been hard at work at her gym in San Angelo, Texas getting ready for the 2005 season...
Dave Draper - As evidenced in the following interview, Dave is an articulate and personable advocate of weight-training. His passion for the sport is, at once, contagious and heartening.
Dexter Jackson - As he prepares for the upcoming Mr. Olympia, Dexter Jackson shared his thoughts on a variety of topics. Last years 3rd place finisher discusses Ronnie, Jay, the new judging format, and his chances of making another Olympia splash.
Jane Awad-Kelly - Say hello to one of the newest IFBB Figure Pros - Jane Awad. This laid back Canadian captured the coveted IFBB Pro card in a short period of time...
Timea Majorova - From the time she began lifting weights, at age 18, Timea knew she would some day become a fitness champion, and one of the worlds most sought after models. Today she is living her dream, what follows is her story...
Dave Hawk - Learn more about Dave Hawk as he gives an excellent overview of his life in bodybuilding and provides valuable commentary on the finer points of muscle-building.
Mindi O'Brien - Learn all about new IFBB Pro Mindi O'Brien and how life was in Canada, future plans, what she would change to make the sport more popular and more...
Valentina Chepiga - Find out how Valentina's prep for the Olympia is going, how she trains, what she eats, what she would change in women's bodybuilding and more...
Abbas Khatami - Learn all about upcoming superstar Abbas Khatami. Find out what is next for him, EXACTLY how he trains, what supplements he takes, his Olympia predictions and much more...
Kelly Ryan - As the 2004 Olympia approaches, we caught up with Kelly as she prepares for the biggest fitness event of her career. Bonus: Olympia commentary from Dan Solomon.
Ally Bookless - Bodybuilding.com's fun section heats up! A smoken hot interview with Firefighter, Paramedic and IFBB Pro Ally Bookless. Ally takes time to give back and help others when she could be tying to grab an extra hour of sleep during her hectic schedule.
Lisa Schaerer-Maloy - Lisa shares the lowdown on her background, battle with cancer and finding time for her daughter all while competing as an IFBB Pro. Anyone who's had the opportunity to meet Lisa knows she's a sweetheart and her new husband Jason is one cool cat as well.
Christina Lindley - Check out the latest interview with rising star Christina Lindley. Find out what is next for her, what the craziest things fans have done for her, her thoughts on the industry and much more...
Ernie Taylor - Find out what is next for bodybuilding superstar Ernie Taylor. Learn about his amazing triceps, what contests are next, if he will fight Guy Grundy, tips for beginners and more...
Amy Huber - I recently had the chance to chat with new IFBB fitness athlete Amy Huber prior to her pro debut this coming August. Find out how she felt about turning pro, how she and her husband overcame his recent bout with cancer, and why Monica Brant is her...
Dave Henry - Find out how Dave Henry's first year as a pro was, what he next to up to next, what his diet and training is like, what the fans can expect from him in 2005 and more...
Danny "The Giant Killer" Padilla - Danny The Giant Killer Padilla has taken the time out of his training for this years Masters Olympia to answer some questions. Find out what this legend of bodybuilding is up to now...
Casey Viator - Casey made history in 1971 by becoming, at 19, the youngest man to win the coveted Mr. America bodybuilding title. Recently he took time from his busy schedule to talk with me about his life...
Amy Peters - Amy is getting ready for the upcoming New York Pro Figure competition and took out some time from prepping to talk to Bodybuilding.com readers again, so let's find out what this hard figure is up to?
Lee Priest - What is new with IFBB pro Lee Priest, what does he think about Muscletech products, the new challenge round, Shawn Ray as the athlete rep and more...
Rich Gaspari - I was delighted to discover that Rich still has the same passion for bodybuilding that he did when he was just starting out at 15 years old. It was an honor to speak to one of the true legends of our sport...
Marcy Ann Porter - Marcy Porter shares with Bodybuilding.com a little about herself. Marcy is a wonderful woman with huge potential. She recently won the medium class in the Ironman NPC Figure. Having been at the event I can assure you this was one tough class and to win it says a great deal. Enjoy...
Craig Titus - One of the most popular bodybuilders in the world, Titus has been featured on nearly 100 covers and is now a featured writer for Muscular Development. Find out what is next in 2004...
Lindsay Mulinazzi - Some of you know her as the Fitness Inferno girl, others, like myself just know Lindsay Mulinazzi through her name and her body. Find out what she has been up to, her change in competitions, upcoming contests and much more...
Melvin Anthony - Check out this awesome interview on female bodybuilder Melisa Coates. Find out what she is up to, how to get a body like hers, what she likes and dislikes and much more...
Chris Cormier - With 61 pro contests, and 10 pro wins, Chris Cormier is back better than ever, and is ready to take on the 2004 Arnold Classic with a vengeance. Here are some questions and answers with Chris 'The Real Deal' Cormier.
Melissa Coates - Check out this awesome interview on female bodybuilder Melisa Coates. Find out what she is up to, how to get a body like hers, what she likes and dislikes and much more...
Bob Cicherillo - 2003 was an interesting year for Bob, including bringing forth some ideas for the pros at a meeting at the 2003 Arnold Classic, missing the Olympia by one place at the Night of Champions, hooking up with Brenda Kelly, and having some fun in the Hollywood social life by making some movies.
Min Kim - When I say there are role models in the fitness industry, you are about to read on one right here. Having seen the ups and downs in both the industry and the real world, Min Kim is not just a survivor but a winner in all she does.
Monica Brant - Check out this in-depth interview with fitness superstar Monica Brant. Find out how she got started, what supplements she recommends, her favorite movies, her future plans and much more...
Quincy Taylor - Quincy Taylor exploded on the national scene with his Overall win at the 2001 NPC USA's, and became an IFBB professional bodybuilder. There is a lot of buzz on Quincy, with some thinking that this rookie pro is one of the most promising. Let's find out more about who is Quincy Taylor.
Kirsten Nicewarner - IFBB Pro Kirsten Nicewarner shares her amazing story with Bodybuilding.com. Careful, 'cause it's getting hot in here!
Bethany Howlett - Businesswoman, competitor, opera singer--these are some of the many hats IFBB fitness dynamo Bethany Howlett wears every day. I recently caught up with the hardest working girl in fitness to see what's going on in her exciting and busy life.
Jen Hendershott - Up close and personal with Jen Hendershott. This buckeye fan isn't afraid to lay it all out and share how she really feels. She continues to hold her own as an IFBB Fitness Pro. Take a gander inside the mind of Jenny H...
Lovena Tuley - Greek Goddess Lovena Tuley sheds some light on her career and how to stay focused in the fitness industry. A sexy little ball of fire that is one of the sweetest, most sincere people you could ever meet. Settle in and read one of the most insightful interviews by an IFBB pro to date...
Laura Mak - Laura Mak is one of the biggest superstars in the industry and has been for over 5 years now. Find out how she got started into fitness, what her goals are, how often she travels, what an average day is for her, who she thinks is going to win the fitness Olympia this year and much more...
JoJo Ntiforo - JoJo is an IFBB pro that is determined to reach the upper levels of the IFBB as quickly as he made it to the top of the NPC. Find out how he got started in bodybuilding, what is on and off-season diet and training are, what his favorite lifts are and much more...
Dina Al-Sabah - I recently caught up with the highly animated Dina and asked her to share a bit about her life, the sacrifices she has endured in order to compete, her game plan to achieve success, and her feelings on the inaugural Figure Olympia competition.
Mari Kudla - Mari Kudla, a mother, wife, trainer and phenomenal competitor, was kind enough to take time out of her insane schedule to let us get to know her a little better...
Lena Johannesen - Growing up in Oslo, Norway, International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) Pro Figure star, Lena Johannesen enthusiastically participated in soccer, basketball, and various aerobic activities. I recently contacted the Nordic Knockout to see what she thinks about the industry and find out what is going on in her busy life.
Amy Yanagisawa-Wilkins - Amy Yanagisawa is a woman on the move. Whether working as a group exercise instructor at the White House, working on a movie set as a stunt-woman, or volunteering in the community, Yanagisawa has capitalized on her athletic ability, sultry looks, and business savvy to jump start a diverse and exciting career.
Lisa Aukland - IFBB Pro bodybuilder Lisa Aukland holds more degrees from the College of Muscle then any mainstream University provides. I had the opportunity to talk with Lisa and got her to open up about the state of female bodybuilding and her personal life as the Doctor and great human being that she is...
Liane Seiwald - Liane Seiwald is an IFBB Pro currently living in Colorado. Due to an injury she is currently competing as an IFBB Figure competitor. Find out what she up to and what is next for her...
Chaundra Tangi - I've had the opportunity to work with Chaundra over the past year at local NPC events. Always friendly, smiling and enjoying life, Chaundra is a pleasure to be around. I asked Chaundra to tell us a little bit more about herself and how's she gotten to where she is today...
Craig Titus - One of the bad boys of bodybuilding talks! Why did he leave Weider? What are his current plans? How are things between him and King Kamali? Should posing be counted in the judges scores? Tons more!...
Toney Freeman - The beast speaks! "I look at the current crop of pros and just don't see a lot of competition, and I hope that doesn't make me sound cocky." Huge interview about what he is doing to prepare for his first pro show!
Allison Williams - To the average person she is a stunning petite but fit super hottie. To the trained eye Allison represents the next generation of fitness competitors to grace the stages...
3 Top Pro Natural Bodybuilders - Learn about the top three pro natural bodybuilders, Derik Farnsworth, Dave Goodin and Jason Cohen...
Joanna Thomas - The British are coming! The British are coming! That's OK with me as long as they all look like IFBB Pro bodybuilder Joanna Thomas with her green eyes, blond hair and hot bod.
Jeff Willet - Jeff is a hard-worker and represents what "tanking it out" means. Jeff's physique has also came a long way from back in 2000 to now. Learn what he is up to and what he plans to do next!
Bob Cicherillo - Bob won the 2000 Mr. USA and got his pro card. He has been competing since 1979! See when Bob got started, the best and worst things in his life and what he thinks of the 2002 Olympia!
Lisa Bavington - She is vivacious and shapely with curves that emphasize the hard work she has put into developing her physique. Blessed with obvious genetic gifts, Lisa carved a breathtaking body of aesthetic beauty. Check out the interview!...
Eddie Robinson - Eddie Robinson has been involved in the bodybuilding and fitness industry since 1985 and in that time has won the titles of Mr. America and Mr. USA...
Peggy Schoolcraft - Bodybuilding champion Peggy Schoolcraft came onto the bodybuilding scene in early 1990 when she won the Overall at the Ms. Delaware County competition. Welcome to the world of Peggy Schoolcraft, Ms. Universe, IFBB pro, mother, wife, and World Champion...
Jamo Nezzar - British Nationals champ and IFBB pro Jamo Nezzar is another product of the British bodybuilding scene and at 5'10" 270 developed off-season pounds, Jamo chisels down to a hard 240 for competition...
Roger Walker - Roger Walker won the Mr. Universe in 1976 when Arnold was supposed to be unbeatable! See what he has to say about Arnold...
Pauliina Talus - A welcome new resident to the California muscle scene is pro Pauliina Talus who just moved here from her native home land of Finland. This Finnish beauty possesses muscularity along with outstanding femininity for a woman with that much muscle....
IFBB Pro Undercover - Learn the truth about the bodybuilding underground! An IFBB Pro goes undercover to tell you the TRUTH about pro bodybuilding...
Jay Cutler - Find out what Jay Cutler has been up to lately! See how his training is going, see what he says about the 2002 Mr. O and check out his off-season supplement schedule!...
Kelly Ryan's Corner - This is Kelly Ryan's personal area to answer your questions about getting into fitness and more! Learn from this amazing athlete who is at the top of her game...
Jeramy Freeman - One of the most dramatic new stars in bodybuilding today is a veritable powerhouse, with 22" plus arms, and a wing span of a B-52, and I'm not talking arm span, this guys lat spread begins at his waist and almost makes his arms disappear. A welcome new addition to the professional muscle scene...
Bethany Carter Howlett - Wow! Beauty and brains what a combination. Before turning to fitness, Bethany was on her way up to becoming a top nationally ranked bodybuilder. So why the switch to fitness from bodybuilding? Read her exclusive interview right here and find out!...
Cathy Priest - A few years ago she officially retired from female bodybuilding after being fed up with the "politics" of the sport and the unfair treatment of women. The competitive drive came back while at the 2001 Mr. Olympia and she decided to get back on the stage again to really show the world what she is all about...
Tanji Johnson - Fitness and Figure champion Tanji Johnson has come a long way in a short time. Check out her exclusive interview with Mark Mason here at Bodybuilding.com!...
Jay Cutler - Jay Cutler came virtually out of nowhere and almost beat the reigning champ, Ronnie Coleman in one of the most excited Mr. Olympia contests in history. Many people believe he should have taken 1st! Below is our full interview with him just days after the contest...
Porter Cottrell - Porter Cottrell captivates us with his quick wit and simple logic. Find out his theories on training!...
Dave Draper - The Blond Bomber answers the questions you wanted us to ask! Find out what he thinks about the current bodybuilding champions, 12-year olds who workout and what supplements really do work!...
Lee Priest - Lee Priest was in our chat room on 05/17/01. Here is the full transcript of this exciting interview!...
Mike Francois - He tells us what supplements he takes, how he takes them, whether he'll compete again and more!...
Ronnie Coleman - Is Ronnie Coleman the best bodybuilder in the history of bodybuilding? Would he beat Arnold and Haney?...
Mike Mentzer - Does he think HIT is perfect and can not be improved? Was the 1980 Mr. Olympia FIXED?...
Shawn Ray - Would he exchange all his bodybuilding titles and experiences for just one Mr. Olympia win? Why are the "Mass Monsters" doing more harm to the sport than good?...
King Kamali - If he had the opportunity to change only one thing in the sport of bodybuilding in order to make it even more well-known to the public what would it be and why?...
Garrett Downing - How easy or how difficult is it for a bodybuilder at Garrett Downing's level to train, rest, eat right and also have a personal life when he has to work in a "real job" for almost 10 hours every day?...