Athlete Profiles & Interviews

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

All Athlete Profiles & Interviews

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.
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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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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.
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Fitness Super Model Lauren Frahn
Lauren Frahn is a Labrada Nutrition sponsored athlete and a highly motivated fitness fanatic with a passion for motivating others.
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Andrew Merrifield
Andrew is a true bodybuilding champion. In 22 contests he took home 16 first place finishes, and never placed outside on the top 3!
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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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Obi Obadike
Obi has appeared in numerous muscle building and fitness magazines, and is known as the world's most ripped fitness model.
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Rashidat Owe
Once featured in a Muscle & Strength transformation story, Rashidat Owe has started a new chapter in her life and is now a fitness model. Learn more about her story.
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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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Minsoo Go
Bikini competitor and model with a passion for inspiring women. Learn about her roots, and how Minsoo overcame a cultural stigma of beauty.
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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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Tim Reynolds
Using the combination of intense training sessions and a precision diet, Tim Reynolds is able to stay ripped at 51! Learn his secrets to success in this interview...
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Ashley Schutz
Ashley is passionate about motivation. In this discussion, she helps you how to find the willpower to change, and talks about her transformation.
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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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Sean "Sully" Sullivan
Sean has competed over 70 times. In this interview, he talks about how the sport of bodybuilding has changed over the years, and hints at a comeback!
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Richard Portera
Ripped NANBF Natural bodybuilder Richard Portera has placed high in every contest. Learn about his 5 favorites exercises, post-workout nutrition & more!
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Stu Yellin
In part two of our interview with Stu Yellin tells you what makes him rant, and talks about nutrition, supplements, and natural muscle growth potential.
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Kara Harding
Bikini competitor Kara Harding discusses her new found passion for fitness, and explains how she uses weight training and cardio to sculp a perfect body.
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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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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.
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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.
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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!
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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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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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Christina Adler
Christina Adler has a new mission: she wants to help you get your groove back. Find out what keeps her driven, and how she can motivate you!
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Steve Poynter
Steve was a typical skinny guy, overtraining and undereating. He changed his physique, and is currently an online trainer and transformation specialist.
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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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Joe Franco
In this interview, IFPA pro Joe Franco talks about his love of natural bodybuilding, and shares some personal training success stories.
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Brandan Fokken
A physique competitor and Force Factor Team Leader, Brandan's heroes are Superman and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and he is motivated to lead by example.
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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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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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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.
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Dave Dreas
Trainer and fitness model Dave Dreas is an All American basketball player who turned his focus after college to training, nutrition and fitness.
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Anthony Fenech
Anthony Fenech is one of the foremost trainers in Canada and has trained top level athletes in nearly every sport from football to lacrosse to MMA.
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Jeremy Scott
Self-proclaimed fitness junkie Jeremy Scott is a Prolab sponsored athlete who has competed in bodybuilding, physique and men's model classes.
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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.
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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.
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Micah LaCerte
A competitive fitness model with the WBFF and an experienced trainer and transformation specialist. Micah has appeared on 7 magazine covers.
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Scott Galton
Natural bodybuilder Scott Galton has competed in several British finals, and won the BNBF Southern Lightweight championship in 2011.
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Tyler McPeak
Shredded freak Tyler McPeak talks about how he overcame his battle with an eating disorder, and forged a career in fitness modeling.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Matus Valent
Matus Valent is a successful fitness model who has appeared on numerous magazine covers, as well as the Pathfinder movie poster and in TV commercials.
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Fitness model Shaka is a top ranked Men's Physique competitor who is motivated to help others improve their bodies, six packs and fitness lives.
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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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Crystal Cunard
Pro fitness model Crystal Cunard shares her 5 favorite exercises, supplement staples, secrets on getting ripped, and her thoughts on fasted cardio.
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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.
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