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Drexel Long Athlete Profile

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Drexel Long began competing in 2004, and won her pro debut at the 2007 NGA Southern States Pro.
Drexel Long

Drexel Long's Stats

NameDrexel Long
LocationHouston, TX
Height5'7"
Weight (On)135-140
Years Competing5
Competition StatusPro card
Favorite Body PartsArms, shoulders and back
Favorite ExerciseAny exercise for arms, shoulders and back

Your Background

Drexel Long was an established and highly ranked 400m runner before she made the transition to female bodybuilding. In High School, she was ranked number 2 in the nation behind Olympian Marion Jones. Drexel went on to run college track and field for the University of Houston.

She entered her first bodybuilding contest in 2004. In 2006, Drexel made the decision to compete exclusively in natural, drug-tested bodybuilding competitions.

Competition History

  • Nov 2004 NPC John Sherman Classic - 2nd place as a Light heavyweight.
  • 2005 NPC Jr. Nationals Top 10 Light Heavyweight  

After competing at the Jr. Nationals, I made the decision to only compete in natural drug free shows: 

  • 2006 INBF American Championships, 2nd place Heavyweight
  • 2006 NGA Southern States Extravaganza, 1st place Heavyweight, Overall winner and Pro card awarded
  • 2006 Musclemania Superbody, 2nd place Open
  • 2007 OCB TX Shredder, 2nd place, as a Fitness model
  • 2007 NGA Southern States Pro (debut), 1st place
  • 2008 FAME's World Pro Bodybuilding Champ

Training

What workout works best for you?

Drexel Long trains for both size and strength using the following training split:

Drexel Long Trains for Strength and Size

What are some of your best lifts?

Nutrition

What are your favorite meals and foods?

Lasagna.

Favorite cheat food?

Oatmeal cookies, popcorn, brownies, and Chick-fil-A.

Advice For Others

What is the best tip you'd give to women thinking about competing in bodybuilding?

Drexel Long recommends that you compete against yourself, and not worry about the judges or other competitors. Drexel also recommends avoiding the temptation to compromise your health for the sport.

Future Plans

What are your future goals?

Drexel Long wants to remain competitive and keep placing in the top three in the NGA, FAME and IFPA. She would also like to one day own a gym, and promote natural bodybuilding competitions.

Favorite Competitors/Idols

Jenetta Thompson.

How Can People Contact You?

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CHASSIDY
Posted Fri, 11/12/2010 - 20:27

HEYY COACH LONG TIS IS YOUR NEW STUDENT CHASSIDY REFF I JUST TELLING YOU STUDE3NTS SAY THEY DONT LIKE YOUR PIC AND SOME HOW I DONT ETHIER

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TnTzMom245
Posted Fri, 08/26/2011 - 05:20

I love your photos. You have an amazing physique. I'm just beginning an all natural weight training program, and with 2 young children (one with special needs) I sometimes don't think I'll ever achieve my goals. Your photos inspire and motivate me! So Thanks for sharing! Happy Training!

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alex
Posted Mon, 11/26/2012 - 12:38

you are so cute and strong i love your pic

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Lori
Posted Sun, 01/20/2013 - 09:23

Amazing body! I am just starting to train and you are a huge inspiration! Thank!

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