2009 Veteran's Day Feature.

In honor of Veterans Day, Bodybuilding.com is proud to salute and support our entire military family, enlisted and retired, with an armada of special content.

In honor of Veterans Day, Bodybuilding.com is proud to salute and support our entire military family, enlisted and retired, with an armada of special content. We are always honored to serve our troops, past and present, and ask that you join us today in paying tribute to our servicemen and women at home, on base, and in the field.

Bodybuilding.com Is Proud To Salute And Support Our Entire Military Family.
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Bodybuilding.com Is Proud To
Salute And Support Our Entire Military Family.

To highlight America's finest, we're bringing you a special guest feature with Anthony "Doc" Knesel; a comprehensive manual on training, nutrition, and supplementation in the service; a salvo of hand-picked, informative articles to help you reach your fitness goals; and a fleet of community features, showcasing everything from military bodybuilders to BodyGroups.

Special Guest Feature With Anthony 'Doc' Knesel.
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Special Guest Feature With Anthony "Doc" Knesel.

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    Anthony Knesel

Anthony 'Doc' Knesel

Anthony Knesel Visits Bodybuilding.com

Check out Anthony "Doc" Knesel's visit to Bodybuilding.com, and learn how this enlisted medic and his squad have faced down a chaotic schedule, unpredictable demands, and an unforgiving environment to reach their goals.

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    Bodybuilding In The Military

Whether you're a new muscle-building recruit or a longtime veteran, these service manuals cover everything you need to build the body you want. Get the right training info, and the right supplements to reach your goals, right here.

Featured Military Articles

Military Training
Bodybuilding Troops
Combat Survival. Combat Survival.
What best prepares Marines for the combat environment? Highly functional training.
Step-By-Step Guide! A Soldier's World.
Learn how pilot Walter Crawford manages to stay in shape in a hostile environment.

    Military Amateurs

Check out each of these incredible Military Bodybuilders of the Month! Not only have they achieved amazing results, they've also detailed how they did it-including training plans, meal plans, and supplements used.

Featured Military Bodybuilder Of The Month

Ryan Tenant

Military Bodybuilder Of The Month Ryan Tennant

Vital Stats:

Military Background:

  • Branch Of Service: US Army
  • Years Of Service: 1.5
  • Rank: PFC
  • MOS: 11 B (Infantry)

Top Military Profiles

David Holt
Name: David Holt
Branch: Army
Read David's Profile.
Jason Williams
Name: Jason Williams
Branch: USAF
Read Jason's Profile.
Additional Military Amateurs
Name: Joseph F. Yezzi
Branch: USAF
Read Joseph's Profile.
Additional Military Amateurs
Name: Jason Stevenson
Branch: USMC
Read Jason's Profile.
Douglas Stapleton
Name: Douglas Stapleton
Branch: USMC
Read Douglas' Profile.
Brian Linderson
Name: Brian Linderson
Branch: Navy
Read Brian's Profile.

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    Community

Connect with the BodyBuilding.com military community to reach your goals! Get inspired, join the conversation, and hold yourself accountable with our free, service-dedicated BodyGroups and Forums.

Connect with the BodyBuilding.com military community to reach your goals!
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Connect With The BodyBuilding.com Military Community
To Reach Your Goals!

BodyGroups are online support networks based on shared backgrounds, lifestyles, and goals. Each and every BodyGroup is dedicated to hitting a specific fitness target, and members of each group share inspiration, answers to training and nutrition questions, and motivation to lift bigger, look better, and live healthier every day. Search through the Groups, find the one that matches your goal, and join now!

The Forums are a free space for discussion, with threads (conversations about a specific topic) ranging from fitness - including training, nutrition, and supplementation - to daily life in the military. In any and every thread, you can share your story, debate your favorite subject, and find answers to your most pressing questions.

Connect With Others

BodyGroups
Forum Threads
ALSS MARINES. ALSS MARINES.
We are a group of Hard Core Marines. Born to fight, trained to kill, ready to die, but never will.
Military Talk. Military Talk.
A place for those of the Armed Forces who proudly serve. Semper Fi wherever you serve.

Thank you again for joining BodyBuilding.com as we salute our troops. We're proud to show our support, and are always on the lookout for more military highlights!

If you're enlisted or retired and would like to share an inspirational story, showcase your transformation, or send any military pics that show off BodyBuilding.com gear, fire an email to will@bodybuilding.com. In the meantime, we'll continue working to keep you strong as you help make our nation stronger.