Monday, April 21, 2014

Musclemania® Europe Junior Ovidiu Voicu just keeps growing as his prepares for his final season as a junior. The 5’6″, 182 lbs., 22 year old, Romanian college student made a huge impact at FIBO earlier this month in Cologne, Germany. “It was awesome to meet so many fans,” Ovi says. “I am training animalistic and want to finish by winning all of the MM junior titles. I still got work to do!”
Musclemania® Pros Simeon Panda (L) and Ben Radic at the Coliseum in Rome where they competed at the ’13 MM Europe. Simeon went on to win and Ben took the MM Britain title a few months later.
Guatemalan natural bodybuilder Juancho has been training hard and heavy since last year’s Musclemania® Central America. “I didn’t win because my symmetry was off,” Juancho says. “So, I’ve been training like an animal and won’t get back on stage until I am ready.” The 5’6″, 175 lbs., 28 year old corporate translator has been training since he was 15 years old.
Super Goliath Musclemania® Pro Griffin Datcher III dominates gyms and stages. The 6’4″, 265 lbs., Houston, Texas native continues his quest to win this season. In his update, Griffin says, “So far so good! I have been staying busy with so many projects lately that sometimes the only time I can get into the gym is at 1 AM. As long as I keep up my nutrition and get as much sleep as possible, I’ll be OK for next show which is . . . to be determined. Until next time, if you really want to win, you’ve got to be willing to do whatever it takes. I have about 15 more pounds to shed before I step onstage and it will be my lightest competition weight ever, around 230 lbs. I’m chopping it down slow with minimal cardio, all meal planning and timing.” Keep checking to until we know when Griffin with dominate the stage once again.
Indian sports model Junaid Kaliwala carries an incredible natural physique. The 5’10″, 185 lbs., 24 year old is training for the Musclemania® India in Bangalore in August. “This will be my first competition, so I am anxious to get on stage and show what 5 years of hard work can do to a body,” Junaid says. He will compete in MM Physique Division and present classic shape, thick muscle and a year round lean body.
Colombia teenager Sebastian Hernandez is at the heart of true bodybuilding. At 5’1″, 110 lbs., the 19 year old cross fit instructor makes his own equipment from pipes and fills cans with cement to create his weights in his backyard gym. So, his equipment may be basic at best, but the nutrition regimen is conventional. Sebastian explains, “I get supplements at a local store and follow all the latest products. Right now, I take whey protein, aminos and arginine. I want to add so much muscle and am training every day.” Good luck Sebastian as you take it to the limit!
Colombian natural bodybuilder Alex Rendon just keeps growing, getting more symmetrical and achieving a leaner physique he prepares for his first competition this season. Despite living in small town and training in a beachside gym, the 5’10″, 185 lbs., 20 year old is already getting a lot of media inquiries. “I’m just holding off on most of the people wanting to shoot me. Right now, I am just working on my body because I want to be ready for the stage. Then, I will starting shooting with the magazines who’ve contacted. I just don’t want to get distracted.”