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She may be small, but Britiana proves that true power can come in small packages!
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When Alex grew tired of being ''skinny fat,'' he drew on the lessons he'd learned from running and karate, but it was his love of weightlifting that kept him going.
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Going from fat to "skinny fat" before he began gaining muscle helped Andrew Gibbs realize the importance of nutrition. Now he's sharing his wisdom with other aspiring young bodybuilders!
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Ron started lifting to run faster times on the track and eventually turned to weight training full time. See how this champion hurdler turned into an NPC physique beast!
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Competitive sports drove Brandon to obsess over conditioning. See how this teen took training to another level and built a physique stacked with symmetry!
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What happens when an unstoppable force of intensity hits the weightroom? You get Oleg Laptsevich! Uncover the training methods he used to build a fortified physique!
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Training came naturally to Jonathan in his early years, but learning the power of nutrition took his gains to unforeseen levels.
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Fitness ignited changes to Karina's body that she could believe in. Now she wins figure trophies like they're going out of style. See how this teen prepared to dominate!
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Hip degeneration and labral tears ripped basketball from Daniel's life, but he didn't give in to injury. See how this teen battled back and lifted heavy iron to build a powerful physique!
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Jasmine's fitness knowledge grew daily as a personal trainer and competitor. Now she's well-schooled on the subject and plans to put her hard work to use! See how!
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George went from wanting a six pack more than anything to firmly believing that he can build a body worthy of the Olympia stage. Get the plans that fuel his tenacious work ethic!
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Bodybuilding transformed James into a man of steel. He doesn't worry about people calling him scrawny anymore. See how he built muscle at a furious pace!
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Focusing solely on bodybuilding allowed Anthony to gain muscle and build nutritional knowledge. See how he created the perfect storm for hypertrophy!
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JeanPaul gave up a promising wresting career after injuring his knee and was drawn into the weightroom. Get the plans this teen uses to build monster muscle!
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Korab started training at age 15 to enhance his athletic abilities on the soccer field. His dedication made him team MVP. See how he sculpted his body post-high school!
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Galambosi immersed himself in bodybuilding at age 15 and soaked up valuable knowledge that translated into ripped muscle. See how this teen added serious mass to his 6-foot-1 frame!
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Keiran was drawn into the weightroom to even the playing field against bigger foes. Check out the hardcore training plan that helped him surpass the competition!
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Andrew attacks in silence and uses proven methods to dominate the competition inside and outside the gym. Get the plans that packed slabs of muscle onto this teen!
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Dylan built 120 pounds of muscle from age 14 to 19 and set his sights on bodybuilding glory. See how he packed on serious size and remained hungry for more!
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Karli became infatuated with the beauty of figure and muscle and sculpted a gorgeous physique that carried her to victory. Get the training a nutrition plans that delivered her results!
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Josh initially lifted to win a state championship in football but turned into a full-time bodybuilder. See how he programs his life around hard training and clean eating!
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Cameron dedicated his high school years to building after multiple shoulder injuries derailed his sports career. Get the fitness formula he used to dominate the physique stage!
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Kyle melded the intensity of rugby with heavy lifting to mold a sculpted teenage body. Check out the training and nutrition concoction that primed him for adulthood!
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Tyler carries the flag for teen bodybuilders within his local community in England. See how he plans to attack the completion scene in 2014 and garner pro status!
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Douglas capitalized on serious teenage gains and built a foundation of solid iron. Get the training, nutrition, and supplementation plans he uses to build muscle like an ox!
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Taking a scientific approach to training and nutrition allowed Dylan to stand out from the crowd. See his recipe for ripped mass and insane symmetry!
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Bodybuilding became more than a hobby when Jordan learned the importance of consistency. Learn the importance of fitness fundamentals like he did to succeed!
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Jared's powerlifting roots provided the perfect springboard into bodybuilding. See how this teen stacked muscle onto his frame and competed to win!
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Blake added 40 pounds of muscle between in high school. He's a prime example of someone who reached their genetic potential. See how you can too!
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Bulgarian genetics provided the perfect springboard for Kaloyan to become a bodybuilder. See how this teen capitalized on fortunate circumstances and got ripped!
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Gabrielle trained under the tutelage of IFBB figure pro Belinda Hope and made big gains. See how guidance and hard work paid off on stage for this teen!
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It was obvious to Dawson that girls like guys with abs and muscle, so he gave them what they wanted. Get the formula that built his shredded physique at age 15!
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Science plays a strong role in bodybuilding and Ahmed plans to find its advantages. See how this biology major proved his lifting hypothesis correct!
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Kyle's internal engine thrives on achievement and dedication. See how this teen blasted through barriers to create a body of perfection!
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Arnaud has a staggering foundation of muscle for his age. See how this 15-year-old graduated from bodyweight exercises to heavy iron!
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Pardis traded organized sports for heavy iron and watched his physique explode. See how this teen grew into a lean machine and makes haters shake in their boots!
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This teen streamlined his mind-muscle connection to prepare for competition. Check out the principles that lifted Avery into first place!
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Impressive muscles can't appear without an impeccable mind. See how Dalton advanced beyond his teens mentally and physically!
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Adam looks up to Layne Norton's training style and personality because knowledge is power. See what you can learn from Adam's weightlifting wisdom!
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Sacre studied bodybuilding greats to replicate their mindset and training methods. The results were dramatic and instant. See what propelled his gains to new heights!
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A podium finish at his first bodybuilding competition was an appetizer that left Jonny hungrier than ever. He can taste glory and created plans to fuel his fire!
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Gymnastics gave Samantha freedom to strut her athletic physique front and center. It was natural for her to take that same approach to the fitness stage!
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Max built a physique to withstand the rigors of intense iron and powerful pole vaults. Use the plans that catapulted him into the air and onto the high school track and field scene!
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The weight room gave Ethan the ability showcase his power on the football field. Now his energy is focused on bodybuilding shows that reward hard work!
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Morgan harvests mass motivation from ripped chicks like Dana Linn Bailey. See how her training style translates to the teenage bikini stage!
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Tyler made hard decisions to follow his dreams and become an IFBB pro. He passed up college football for a life in the gym!
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Sam lives with a permanent chip on his shoulder. He was taught to embrace challenges and outwork those who threatened his goals!
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Brian didn't side-step his goals or make excuses in the gym. He stepped into a new body with pure hard work and focus. See how you can implement his routines into your plan!
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Abed built muscle with sheer will and a graining mentality. He refused to let excuses block the road to his dreams and used heavy weight to break though obstacles!
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Size was a detriment for Anthony. He learned to embrace his 5-foot-5 frame and build muscle to compensate. Now he focuses on shows and lets his physique do the talking!
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Teenagers aren't known for accountability, but Ahmed isn't your average teenager. He found the combination and unlocked bodybuilding secrets used by veteran lifters!
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When life got tough, Keli responded by hitting the weights with reckless abandon. She traded in the treadmill and turned her body into a muscle mill that thrives on strength!
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Before his grandfather died of cancer, Roman made a deal with him. He promised to never quit exercising and live a long life full of muscle and health to share with the world!
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The Hansens know how to keep fitness it in the family. McKenzie's brother made an early example, her sister led the charge, and her mom provided endless support!
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Nobody will tell Blake how to live his life. This teen battled and defeated heath obstacles as a child and went on to dominate in sports and bodybuilding!
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This teen possesses the drive and commitment needed to compete at a high level. Now all he needs is patience to advance his physique. Lucky for Tom, time is on his side!
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Young lifters tend to follow the crowd and take bad advice, but Sean is an exception. He took initiative and left bro-science for the followers. It paid off big time!
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Athleticism was never a problem for Blake, but size was. To offset his small frame, the 18-year-old formulated a plan and watched his muscle explode!
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Austin dedicated his life to fitness and health in eighth grade. He replaced comfort food and depression with exercise and motivation. Now he shows others the path that set him free!
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David surrounds himself with positive people who support his bodybuilding dreams. It part of a well-thought-out plan that he executes to perfection. The rest is up to him!
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Bodybuilding legends inspired Sage to up the weight and get serious about lifting. He plans to start his own legacy in 2013 and compete against the best teens and amateurs!
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Rugby separates the strong from the weak at a young age in England. Sam refused to be an afterthought in the sport he loved. He used genetics to pound serious iron and surpassed the competition!
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Carter's physique is deceiving. At first glance, you notice his 5-foot-5 stature, but after a second take, you only see his muscular frame. He's mini-Flex Lewis in the flesh!
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Transitioning from private to public school made Austin feel small. Everything was bigger, including the kids. Now he's on a mission to become one of biggest kids on the block!
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Bench pressing was an outlet for Matthew. He started lifting for strength, then for size. At age 18, he benches 335 pounds and plans to keep growing to the top of the NPC and beyond!
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Miracles come in many forms. Savannah lost her parents early in life and pledged to live healthy in their name. She's turning vegan and building muscle to prepare for competition!
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Colton's life changed dramatically when his father, who was an avid lifter, committed suicide in 2011. Now Colton lifts with extreme intensity in honor of his dad.
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Off-season lifting regimens for lacrosse turned into a 24-7 obsession for Derek. He focused on building size to match his drive and quickly surpassed his fellow peers!
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Jae embraced his small stature from childhood and laughed when kids called him Chopstick. There was nothing he could about his height, so he focused on building muscle!
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Blake defies the laws of human anatomy. He just keeps growing, and growing, and growing. The only thing that can stop him now is himself, and that doesn't look likely!
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He draws comparisons to Mark Wahlberg, but lifts like Rob Riches. This teen doesn't sit around waiting for good things to come to him. He succeeds by failing in the name of getting bigger!
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Skinny fat wasn't cutting it for Kamil. He envied the strong kids and sought help to get information and guidance. Now he dominates American football and throws up heavy iron!
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He stated small but worked his way down the dumbbell rack fast. Bodybuilding gave William the opportunity to build the physique that he couldn't through sports!
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A devastating soccer injury sent Simen's life into a spiral. He went from the star athlete to a rehab regular. The rehabilitation included weights, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise!
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His youth was devoted to lacrosse, but when no NCAA schools called after high school Austin channeled his drive toward bodybuilding and Kris Gethin's 12-Week Trainer!
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Maddie's inspiration came from her stepfather who works 14-15 hour shifts at a nuclear power plant and still makes it to the gym. She had no excuses not to compete and win!
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Teenagers aren't known for their focus and dedication. Ellen is the exception. She eats chicken and salad while her peers gorged themselves on desert. This girl is committed to the future!
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High school football coaches didn't play Alex because of his size. He used it as motivation, built a big body, and founded the Baylor Powerlifting Team.
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Raul's fitness journey started when he was 15. His dad brought him to the gym and showed him the iron. Raul was fascinated. He learned everything he could and got shredded!
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She may be new to the game, but Jess is in it to win it. This New Zealand teen has a competitive side that grows with every rep. She sets achievable goals, crushes them, and moves on!
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Zack was fortunate to join a gym loaded with experienced bodybuilders. He watched, took advice, and learned fast. Now the foundation is set for his next move!
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Christopher lost track of fitness early in life, but regenerated his passion though bodybuilding. He road tripped to the Arnold Classic, competed shortly after, and craves more iron!
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He has a big time physique with big time aspirations. Not to mention a killer support system. Robert trains with pro bodybuilders to add size and keep his dreams alive!
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Some people prefer the harder path to the end result. That's the best way to describe Austin. He earns every pound of muscle and takes nothing for granted in the weight room!
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Texans are known for their stern personalities. Giving them something to prove throws fuel on their fire. Jeremy's fire burns out of control and won't be contained anytime soon!
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Joseph and Arnold Schwarzenegger share a common trait: Normal can't describe them. Most 15-year-olds don't care to be ripped, but Joseph couldn't imagine life any other way!
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Growing up in an all-boys school ratcheted up the pressure to be big and dominant. Nico adapted and became a guru of workout information. Soon, his peers were coming to him for advice!
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Skinny isn't a word associated with this teen anymore. He took advantage of an ideal gym location and stacked 60 pounds of muscle onto his frame. The best part: he's only beginning!
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Diabetes changed Jacob's life forever when he was diagnosed at age 11. In high school, Jacob started training to control his sugar levels. Now the gym is this teens second home!
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Sam proved the power of progress photos. Without them, he failed time and time again. With them, he saw the changes, fixed his weak points, and built a physique that most men envy!
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His high school experience revolved around sports, but athletics left him with an empty feeling. To avoid athletic letdowns, Matt turned to iron and got more than he bargained for!
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He turned his passion into hypertrophy, worked his way onto the competition stage, and has big-time bodybuilding aspirations! See how Kai Greene serves as Matt's inspiration!
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He's an inspiration, an undefeated MMA athlete, and he's far from satisfied. This fighter has the heart of a lion and the killer instinct of a great white shark. When he smells blood, it's bad news!
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Bodybuilding magazines opened his eyes to the sport and gave him the inspiration to live the lifestyle. Since then, it's been a rewarding and humbling grind for this massive teen!
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On a day when most people are busy indulging (Christmas), Lauren decided to change her life. She committed to Jamie Eason's LiveFit Trainer and the rest is history!
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After being bedridden with a serious concussion, Drew had plenty of time to build up a passion for greatness. When the doctors gave him the 'OK' he went to work.
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Put simply, Ahmad looks awesome! At 19, he's already lean and mean, committed to fitness, and ready to lift for life.
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When athletics alone couldn't suppress his desire, Daniel reached for P90X, weightlifting at the YMCA and much more to change his physique!
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As Michael grappled with his lack of strength, bodybuilding entered into his life! See how his physique blossomed!
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Rainer never had the cash flow to make his muscle grow. With the help of some friends, mentors and old-fashioned hard work, he finally stepped into the light.
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Cody and his brother competed at the gym, always striving to outlift each other. Eventually, Cody caught the eye of a potential bodybuilding sponsor, and he's never looked back!
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Getting to peak condition is never an easy road, especially if you don't have the knowledge to get there. Once Frank knew how, he did. Learn from him!
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Bodybuilding is hard for most people, but for guys like Phil it's an excruciating joy. See how he beat cancer, lives with a prosthesis, and still stays ripped!
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Fitness, beauty and hard work run in the Demske family. Learn how Maizee built an incredible body with the help of two great personal trainers: her parents!
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Cody is off to a great start, winning his first competition. See how his weight work gave him stage presence!
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Brotherly love often erupts into brotherly competition. When Jonathan's younger brother got stronger than him, he pursued fitness like a wild man.
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Athletes use muscles to propel them in sports. Muscle is the sport of bodybuilders. Tayler is a teen amateur, but she's no rookie.
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Lewis wanted to lift since he was a little kid, but couldn't join a gym until he became a teenager. Once he was let loose on the weights, he's trained like a madman and never looked back.
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This former football captain came to realize that his true passion lay in the gym, not on the gridiron. Don't just read his full fitness plan – use it!
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Daniel followed his brothers to the gym, and the rest is history in the making. Hear his story, follow his program.
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For Miles Dyer, bodybuilding is all about the mind-muscle connection. Even as a teen, he's mentally focused on lifting and competing for life.
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A free set of weights led Chris into a life of fitness. Now, through consistent diet and training, he's ready to hop the pond and achieve his fitness goals here in America.
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Nick started small, but big results quickly got him hooked on building his best possible body. Learn how weight training has helped this hardgainer thrive!
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Kendra was born to be a runner, but an unfortunate injury took her off the trail. Thankfully, she discovered the world of fitness competitions and decided to dedicate her life to a new sport!
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