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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Nick Paniagua
Controlled Labs sponsored athlete Nick Paniagua discusses the training and diet secrets behind his amazing six pack abs.
11.8K Reads 5 Comments
Jos
Jos knows what it means to be a true natural bodybuilder. Few men are more passionate about the natural side of the sport.
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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!
30K Reads 0 Comments
Diana Chaloux
Pro fitness model. Along with Micah LaCerte, Diana operates Hitch Fit, a gym and personal training service known for turning out amazing transformations.
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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!
13.6K Reads 1 Comment
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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Simon George
At only 19, teen Simon George has built an amazing body. Take a behind the scenes look at his effective muscle building workout and cardio approach.
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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.
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Jerry Marsala
A behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a contest. Also, learn why it is important to ignore the steroid side of the sport, and support natural contests.
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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!
21.2K Reads 5 Comments
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!
19.2K Reads 6 Comments
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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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.
22.6K Reads 1 Comment
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.
94K Reads 8 Comments
Shannon Petralito
Shannon Petralita is a Betancourt Nutrition sponsored figure competitor and personal trainer who has won the 2011 WBFF Figure Pro & 2010 Ms. Figure Universe.
26.5K Reads 4 Comments
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.
20.3K Reads 1 Comment
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.
122.5K Reads 19 Comments
Christine Beauchamp
A teen phenom, strong and fit and soon to compete in figure and powerlifting. Outside the gym, she overcame eating disorders and regained her health.
14.3K Reads 7 Comments
Eve Bernal
Fitness model, bikini competitor and a mother of twins who believes everyone has something unique to give. Learn how she maintains a fabulous body!
13.7K Reads 2 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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Antonio Wright
Antonio Wright always had issues with weight. In 2007, at nearly 300 pounds, he made the commitment to turn his life around and never look back.
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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.
19.4K 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.
27.8K Reads 9 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.
19.3K Reads 3 Comments
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."
24.5K Reads 2 Comments
Pamela Murray
In a matter of a couple of years, Pamela transformed her life from flabby to fit to INBF figure competitor. Learn how she Murray turned her life around.
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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.
25.1K Reads 9 Comments
Anthony Catanzaro
It's the new year, and you have a laundry list of goals. In this conversation, trainer Anthony Catanzaro provides guidance on how to achieve your goals.
8.6K Reads 4 Comments
Matthijs Klein
Teen bodybuilder Matthijs Klein is already a beast! In this interview he details the training and eating plan that helped him to maximize his progress.
10.2K Reads 2 Comments
Karma Schopp
Karma Schopp, who calls herself a tomboy princess, is a pro figure competitor, a freelance writer, and a successful personal trainer.
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Damion Yates
Want to get diced and jacked? In this interview natural physique freak Damion Yates tells you how to eat and train to look your best.
8.3K Reads 2 Comments
Joe Ohrablo
Natural bodybuilder Joe Ohrablo talks about his comeback to the stage following a devastating injury to both quads in December of 2008.
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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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Stu Yellin
Stu Yellin talks about training nuts and bolts, how he got involved with bodybuilding, and the factors that lead to a successful physique.
9.6K Reads 4 Comments
Erick Ruiz Salgado
Physique competitor and model shares his training, diet and cardio secrets, and talks about his passion for helping you achieve your dream six pack.
14.7K Reads 4 Comments
Ken Arsenault
Bodybuilder and OCB/IFPA contest promoter talks drug testing, and gives us a behind the scenes look at running a natural bodybuilding event.
6.6K Reads 1 Comment
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.
26.1K Reads 1 Comment
Eric Broser
In this interview, Eric Broser tells us how the PRRS training system was born, discusses beginner training, and lays out an AAEFX supplement plan.
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Chris Villa
Personal trainer and top NPC physique competitor Chris Villa wants to inspire you to get healthy and fit. Learn more about his approach to lifting and fitness in this interview.
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Errol Hannigan
Errol is living proof that it's never too late. After a battle with a leg infection, and the loss of his leg, Errol ascended from the ashes like a phoenix.
23.4K Reads 9 Comments
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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Pamela Jones
Pamela Jones is a personal trainer, mother of 3, domestic goddess, gym addict, and one of the most popular fitness personalities on the Internet.
20.9K Reads 3 Comments
John Lee
John Lee is a NPC Physique competitor and Athletic Edge Nutrition sponsored athlete who transitioned from the martial arts into weight training.
28.1K Reads 1 Comment
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.
26.3K Reads 3 Comments
Rany Hok
After the birth of her son, Rany had something to prove. She wanted her healthy and physique back. Rany set a goal and turned her life around.
5.6K Reads 2 Comments
Kizzito Ejam
Kizzito Ejam took the discipline he learned from the martial arts and applied it to bodybuilding. He is now a top fitness model with an incredible physique.
20.1K Reads 0 Comments
Tony Gilgamesh
Tony Gilgamesh, also known as Body By Gamma, is an amazingly strong and determined young natural powerlifter and strongman.
9K Reads 2 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.
22K Reads 1 Comment

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