Athlete Profiles & Interviews

Get an inside look at some of the biggest athletes in the fitness industry.

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Frank Zane
Three time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane talks about training, diet and nutrition, and shares his thoughts about the modern state of bodybuilding.
177.6K Reads 25 Comments
2020's World Strongest Man: An Interview with Oleksii Novikov
In this interview, learn how 2020's World's Strongest Man Oleksii Novikov trains and eats to develop the superhuman strength levels required to win this epic event.
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Jos
Jos knows what it means to be a true natural bodybuilder. Few men are more passionate about the natural side of the sport.
76.2K Reads 9 Comments
Clarence Bass
Long before the bodybuilding world knew what it meant to be truly ripped to shreds, Clarence was amazing readers across the globe with his physique.
24.4K Reads 1 Comment
John Lee
John Lee is a NPC Physique competitor and Athletic Edge Nutrition sponsored athlete who transitioned from the martial arts into weight training.
27.5K Reads 1 Comment
Tanya Etessam
Tanya overcame anorexia and got into weight training and good nutrition at the age of 19. She is now a Top Secret Nutrition sponsored athlete, and an IFBB figure Pro.
41K Reads 7 Comments
Angela Das
Angela Das began working out as a method of alleviating discomfort caused by a connective tissue disorder. She is now a fitness model and figure competitor.
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Savannah Rose Neveux
Tired of the college partying lifestyle, Savannah Rose Neveux dropped her unhealthy ways and dedicated her life to good health, fitness and diet.
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Rosie Chee
Writer and fitness model Rosie Chee holds national cycling records and has competed in figure, but her real passion is for general health and fitness.
23.4K Reads 3 Comments
Marzia Prince
Marzia is one of the hottest names in the fitness industry. In this interview with M&S she details her workout, diet and supplementation approach.
43.3K Reads 4 Comments
Olly Foster
Olly Foster is a top personal trainer in the UK and a fitness model who has landed 6 magazine covers. Find out how he stays in shape all year round.
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Benjamin Palocko
Ben Palocko was a "skin and bones" hockey player who turned to the weights at the suggestion of a coach. He is now a competitive bodybuilder.
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Kyle Roberts
Champion wheelchair bodybuilder and a true inspiration! Brad Borland talks to Kyle about how he has overcome obstacles in the gym and out!
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Lindsay Kaye
Lindsay Kaye is a NPC bikini competitor and fitness fanatic who has appeared in many magazines including Reps! and Oxygen.
16.3K Reads 3 Comments
Kevin Weiss
Pro bodybuilder Kevin Weiss entered his first competition in 1986 at the age of 15. 18 years later, he who his pro card!
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Derek Charlebois
Derek is a bodybuilder and the Director of Team Scivation. After a seven year absence from the stage, Derek is looking to return to bodybuilding in 2011.
14.6K Reads 7 Comments
Chinyere Sam
Chinyere Sam was a top competitive track athlete turned calisthenics champion who hopes to inspire other women to become fit and healthy.
18.7K Reads 3 Comments
Christine Hronec
As part owner of Muscle Gauge Nutrition supplement company, Christine Hronec is driven to exemplify the fitness lifestyle. She is currently a top NPC bikini competitor.
34.3K Reads 5 Comments
Holly Bricken
Holly is a competitive half marathon runner and NPC bikini competitor as well as an Optimum Nutrition sponsored athlete.
32.1K Reads 3 Comments
Amer The Hammer Kamra
In 2011 Amer Kamra became the youngest pro fitness model in the history of the sport. Find out how this WBFF Pro trains and stays motivated.
21.2K Reads 1 Comment
Alex Turner
Alex Turner was a skinny kid who hit the weights after graduating high school. He is currently a Force Factor athlete with an amazing physique.
46.4K Reads 4 Comments
Omar El Sheikh
Omar El Sheikh talks about his passion for muscle building, shares a detailed workout plan, and discusses the mistakes he's made along the way.
102.5K Reads 15 Comments
Michelle Parish
Michelle Parish has moved from fitness competitions to bikini, and is looking to make a name for herself in the fitness modeling industry.
14.3K Reads 2 Comments
Amanda Adams
Unhappy with her self-image and party girl lifestyle, Amanda decided to get serious in the gym. She is currently an Oh Yeah! Nutrition sponsored athlete and fitness model.
93.2K Reads 8 Comments
Daniel Grissom
Professional natural bodybuilder Daniel Grissom has taken home first places finishes in the INBF, the NGA, and the NPC.
6K Reads 2 Comments
Osagie Osunde
Muscle Gauge Nutrition founder and Men's Physique competitor Osagie Osunde provides an inside look at his training philosophy, eating plan and supplementation.
25.1K Reads 2 Comments
Tim Martin
Tim is one of the largest naturals in the history of bodybuilding. In this interview, Tim Martin talks training philosophy, motivation, and training mistakes.
20.4K Reads 3 Comments
Mike McGoldrick
After playing ice hockey for twelve years, NutriForce Sports sponsored athlete Mike "McG" McGoldrick found CrossFit through his interest in strength training and running.
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Dave Goodin
With the nickname the Texas Shredder, you know Dave Goodin has to be hardcore! Dave is an experienced bodybuilder, powerlifter, and a contest promoter.
23.8K Reads 9 Comments
Scotty Lindsey
Scotty Lindsey is an ex-arena football player turned fitness model. In 2010 he won the TKO Male Model of the Year award.
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Top Fitness Model David Kimmerle
David was fat, broke, depressed, single and confused. Now he is one of the top fitness models in the industry. Find out how he completely turned his life around and got ripped.
121.1K Reads 19 Comments
Chidi Ekebere
Chidi Ekebere, a truly amazing guy with a great attitude, a deep love for the fitness community and a big desire to see natural bodybuilding grow.
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Joe Franco
In this interview, IFPA pro Joe Franco talks about his love of natural bodybuilding, and shares some personal training success stories.
14.8K Reads 4 Comments
Jeremy Wood
An amazingly strong powerlifter. For some, Jeremy's training frequency is shocking. But his strength pays testament to the methods behind his madness.
4.6K Reads 3 Comments
Cleveland Thomas
Fueled by a desire to improve, and training with an intense higher rep style, pro bodybuilder Cleveland Thomas is looking to be bigger than ever.
17.9K Reads 4 Comments
Robbie Sardinia
Professional natural bodybuilding Robbie Sardinia won the NGA 2010 Overall Mr. California, and is now competing in the IFPA.
13.7K Reads 1 Comment
Ari Mihalopoulos
Vocalist and guitarist for the metal band Destrophy. Ari is a kettlebell fanatic, school teacher, and a man who takes being a role model seriously.
12.1K Reads 2 Comments
Bree Lind
Magnum sponsored WBFF pro diva fitness model Bree Lind discusses her on and off-season eating plans, training and cardio.
13.1K Reads 1 Comment
Stacey McMahon
Former middle distance runner, Stacey is now a trainer, model and road racer. In this interview she shares her secrets to staying in shape 365 days/year.
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Francisco Montealegre
Francisco spent 7 years practicing full contact karate. He set aside karate for bodybuilding, and 10 years later Francisco Montealegre is now a pro!
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Shawn Wolfe
Squats overrated? So says Shawn Wolfe! Learn more about Shawn's training, supplementation and love for bodybuilding in this interview.
14.1K Reads 11 Comments
Samantha Baker
Ex-New England Patriots Cheerleader and current Figure champion and swimsuit model Samantha Bakers talks cardio, motivation, pet peeves and more!
12.6K Reads 1 Comment
Craig Capurso
Team Cellucor member and IFBB pro Men's Physique competitor Craig Capurso is an ex-football player and boxer who utilizes the intense HVT system to push his body to the limits.
12.9K Reads 0 Comments
RJ Perkins
Dedicated himself to bodybuilding in 2008. Two years later he is a Scivation sponsored athlete, and has his sights set on an IFPA pro card.
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Amber Hayes
Amber Hayes decided to get in shape for her wedding. 6 years later she is bikini competitor and powerlifter who is looking to break into fitness modeling.
25.3K Reads 3 Comments
Nigel St Lewis
Beastly natural bodybuilder Nigel St Lewis has won both the BNBF and NPA British championships. Take an inside look into his training and nutrition.
37.6K Reads 0 Comments
Micah LaCerte
A competitive fitness model with the WBFF and an experienced trainer and transformation specialist. Micah has appeared on 7 magazine covers.
29.9K Reads 7 Comments
Joe Daniels
Joe is a Team Scivation sponsored athlete, a champion natural bodybuilder, a personal trainer and a huge proponent of kettlebell training.
15.1K Reads 4 Comments
Justin Woltering
Justin Woltering is a martial artist who has practiced Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai. As a fitness model is has appeared on several magazine covers.
11.3K Reads 2 Comments
Sherif Kamal
Fitness model Sherif Kamal incorporates boxing and the martial arts to maximize his health, and utilizes a raw, plant based nutritional approach.
11.8K Reads 3 Comments

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