Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A Lifetime of Condition

Robert Gibbs has the muscle density of a veteran bodybuilder, but he has only competed in a few competitions. As a lifetime natural athlete, he's developed an incredible physique and last year was a Top 5 Finalist at MM America in Las Vegas. This time around, Robert hopes to win his weight class. At 5'11", 185 lbs., he stays leans all season and knows his nutrition and training. Of course, as Flex Wheeler's younger brother, Robert has the direction and guidance he needs to be a champion. For more info about MM America, visit

New Diet, New Body

Natural star Larry Camacho is hammering his physique for his MM Pro debut in Las Vegas. The 24 year old college student won MM Pro status at MM Universe in Miami where he weighed 185 lbs., his heaviest ever. Using a new diet prepared by Dewayne J Malone, Larry was able to compete nearly 8 lbs. bigger and even more ripped. Now, he wants to bump up his game for November and with 3 months to go, he says, "I got enough time to keep my mass and get lean and rippd. I want to compete at least 190 lbs.!" Match that with Larry's symmetry, he will be a real threat among the MM Pros.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Ramadan Regimen

Ramadan is a time for commitment of faith and reflection among Muslims. But, MM Pro Syed Fazli also makes it a test of bodybuilding training as he prepares for MM World in Las Vegas. As he explains, "Diet restrictions during Ramadan really make it tough to eat right - especially during day light hours." But, Syed says despite the month long challenge, he's holding onto to his weight and getting leaner.

Indian Big Surprise

Indian bodybuilding star Laxman Reddy will be making his MM Pro debut at MM World in Las Vegas. The 5'11", 215 lbs. street food vendor won the '10 MM World HW Class and has taken the entire year to improve his physique for the MM Pro stage. Laxman was a big surprise last year and, no doubt, will bring a whole new physique in November. More photos will be posted as Laxman sends them.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Training for Vegas

Texas sensation Amin Shahry is back into heavy duty training following a year long hiatus. The 26 year old, 5'6", 200 lbs. personal trainer is still deciding whether to compete at MM America in November of wait until next season. He said, "I really want a full off-season before dieting. I've just been   maintaining my muscles for the past few months and need to get serious if I am going to compete." We will update as soon as Amin has decided when to compete.

New Model Categories

The Model America Championships will introduce Short, Medium & Tall Classes for the first time in Las Vegas in November. Because over 100 sports models will be competing, the classes will offer better opportunity for competitors to be Top 10 Finalists. Worldwide media and television coverage will feature the entire Fitness America Weekend. For complete show information, visit

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Pinoy Phenom

MM World Champion Gerald Pangan sent this shot in June just after MM Universe. Weighing 200 lbs., he still looks thick and cut which he says is how he'll stay as he prepares for MM World in Las Vegas. Currently working and training in Kuwait, Gerald says he's concentrating on his arms.

Pakistan Natural

Pakistan keeps pumping out amazing bodybuilding talent including Khalid Butt. The 26 year personal trainer and married father of two has been training for 10 years. He is most proud of being a lifetime natural bodybuilder and long time fan of Musclemania. He says, "I may not be the biggest but am really happy to have a a muscular and symmetrical physique." Khalid hopes to compete at MM World in Las Vegas.

British Beef

British natural star Shane Raymond is aiming for MM Britain on Septembver 4. At 5'8", 200 lbs., he has maintained his off-season weight while getting more conditioned by the day. He stated that in past shows, he always over dieted. But, with his fast metabolism, Shane has keep his caloric intake high while doing cardio. More news photos about Shane soon.

Teenage Champion

Teens don't get any better than this kid. MM Universe Teen Champion Alex Ortiz sent this recent shots at home. The 5'6", 200 lbs. phenom was a champion high school wrestler before taking up more serious bodybuilding. Alex is training heavy for MM America Teen Championships in Las Vegas in November.