Athlete Profiles & Interviews

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

All Athlete Profiles & Interviews

Frank Zane
Three time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane talks about training, diet and nutrition, and shares his thoughts about the modern state of bodybuilding.
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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.
80.3K Reads 9 Comments
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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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.
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David Ashton
A 2 time bodybuilding champion with a passion for lifestyle. In this interview he details his training approach which features a monster arm day!
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Jenna Renee
Hitch Fit athlete Jenna Renee is a fitness model, a bikini competitor in the WBFF, and a country girl who enjoys riding horses.
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George "HIT" Richards
Gravity defying calisthenics master George Richards shares his training, diet and cardio secrets. Achieve your goals with bodyweight movements.
102.7K Reads 9 Comments
Alex Carneiro
In this interview top Men's NPC Physique competitor and Optimum Nutrition sponsored athlete Alex Carniero shares his secrets to building a shredded body.
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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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Melissa Fischer
Melissa Fischer is a mother of 3 who bounced back from a workout slump, found her motivation, and won pro cards in figure with the NGA and IFPA.
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Joe Daniels
Joe is a Team Scivation sponsored athlete, a champion natural bodybuilder, a personal trainer and a huge proponent of kettlebell training.
15.4K Reads 4 Comments
Cole Miller
At the age of 19, Cole Miller has been training for 5 years and now weighs a ripped 180 on stage. His goal is to be the youngest IFBB pro ever.
27.6K Reads 9 Comments
Nick Paniagua
Controlled Labs sponsored athlete Nick Paniagua discusses the training and diet secrets behind his amazing six pack abs.
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Luke Scherer
Luke Scherer made the jump from football to competitive bodybuilding, and in 2 short years has managed to take home an NPC victory and a top 10 on the national level.
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Josephine Dalton
Figure model and bikini champion Josephine Dalton has taken home 5 first place finishes in the past several years. She knows her training!
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Holly Bricken
Holly is a competitive half marathon runner and NPC bikini competitor as well as an Optimum Nutrition sponsored athlete.
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Maik Wiedenbach
Maik is a former Olympic level swimmer who transitioned to bodybuilding. Learn about his hardcore, basic training style and his unique "culking" diet.
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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.
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Victor Egonu
Victor became a pro natural bodybuilder at the age of only 19. He shares he nutritional secrets, as well as his 5 favorite mass building exercises!
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Melih Cologlu
Trainer and NPC Physique competitor Melih Cologlu talks about his freaky effective 10 day muscle building split, and provides bulking and cutting advice.
15.9K Reads 10 Comments
Shawn Wolfe
Squats overrated? So says Shawn Wolfe! Learn more about Shawn's training, supplementation and love for bodybuilding in this interview.
14.3K Reads 11 Comments
Steve Byrnes
Steve Byrnes is an ex-professional BMX bike racer who is now gunning for a Men's Physique pro card. Learn more about his amazing abs and training style!
15.2K Reads 8 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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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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Victor Costa
Natural bodybuilder Victor Costa is one of the top trainers on the Internet. His Youtube channel is wildly popular, and currently has over 11,000 subscribers.
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Vanny Vay
Vanny took home 1st in Bikini at 2009 FAME West Canada. In this interview, Vanny Vay talks about her life before fitness, and her journey into modeling.
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Sarah Varno
A passion for fitness and athletics, Sarah discusses the training, cardio and eating approaches that have allowed her to maintain an amazing physique.
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Jesse Dale
Jesse shares some contest prep success stories, and talks about the importance of sticking to a workout plan.
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Khino Brackeen
Not wanting to get too big, fitness model Khino Brackeen chose the NPC Physique division. Find out how he maintains an amazing body year round.
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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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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.
18.7K Reads 4 Comments
Mike Raso
Ripped champion Men's Physique competitor and fitness model Mike Raso shares his 5 favorite exercises, cardio plan, advice on recomping and more.
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Chad Shaw
Inspirational natural athlete Chad Shaw talks overcame numerous major health issues and asthma. He shares his insight on training and nutrition.
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Jennifer Hunter-Marshall
Feeling mentally and physically drained from bodybuilding and fitness competitions, Jennifer decided to pursue CrossFit in 2006, and "took to it like a fish to water."
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Daniel Grissom
Professional natural bodybuilder Daniel Grissom has taken home first places finishes in the INBF, the NGA, and the NPC.
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Samantha Baker
Ex-New England Patriots Cheerleader and current Figure champion and swimsuit model Samantha Bakers talks cardio, motivation, pet peeves and more!
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Roger Waters
Roger Waters has captured the INBA Overall Mr. Universe, and the INBA Mr. Olympia Masters Tall, and Overall Tall in 2007 and 2008.
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Elsie Velazquez
Learn how NPC figure competitor Elsie Velazquez structures her workouts, diet and cardio for maximum results and an amazing body!
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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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Shaun Clarida
At 135 lbs Shaun is the epitome of a bodybuilder. In this interview he talks about his love for the sport, and shares his diet and training secrets.
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Rasma Davis
Rasma Davis is a NASM certified trainer and a fitness model. Find out what motivates her to be the best.
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Chris Santamaria
Team Betancourt Nutrition's Chris Santamaria started at a meager 115lbs, taking up lifting to improve his track speed. He is currently a top light heavyweight bodybuilder.
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Nadine Dumas
Nadine talks about how she got into weight training and her goals for 2010. Read about her surprise transition from accountant to top fitness role model.
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Michael Goodwin
Michael is a natural freak who is highly ranked both in bodybuilding and powerlifting. In this interview he outlines his 5 day split for both muscle and strength building.
13.3K Reads 1 Comment
The Online Coach Raymond Querido
Raymond Querido is a MAN Sports sponsored athlete, Youtube personality and IIFYM proponent who competes in both bodybuilding (pro card) and powerlifting.
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Delbert Hickman
Contest promoter, writer, and a highly experienced natural bodybuilder. Learn how Delbert trains and diets, and find out what's up for him next in life.
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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.
44.5K Reads 4 Comments
Bry Jensen
Bry Jensen didn't let a lung condition stop her, nor her skinny-fat body type! Find out how she made amazing changes to her body in only 2 years.
27.9K Reads 7 Comments
Tommy Jeffers
Tommy is a champion natural bodybuilder and a member of Team Scivation. In this interview Tommy takes a detailed look at bodybuilding training.
20.9K Reads 5 Comments

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