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Want to learn how to be fit like your favorite bodybuilder? Use our profiles on famous bodybuilders’ workout routines, supplement choices, and diet plans. We’ve done the research to bring you the best fitness routines, diets, and more healthy tips.

Ulisses Williams Jr.

Ulisses Williams Jr.

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramUlisses Williams Jr.Bodybuilder Born: 1976Ulisses Williams Jr.. was born in New York City. His interest in fitness began at a young age, and in high school he competed in football and other sports, but because he was physically small, he...

Phil Heath

Phil Heath

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramPhil HeathBodybuilder Born: 1979Phillip ‘The Gift’ Heath is from Seattle, Washington. Both his parents worked full-time, so he had grew up taking care of himself. Always athletic, Heath was varsity team captain and shooting guard on his...

C.T. Fletcher

C.T. Fletcher

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramC.T. Fletcher Professional Bodybuilder (Retired) Born: 1961Born in Arkansas, C. T. Fletcher’s family moved to California when he was still a baby. He joined the army at age 18 and while he was stationed in Germany, he became interested...

Dorian Yates

Dorian Yates

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDorian YatesBodybuilder (Retired) Born: 1962 Dorain Yates is from England. He didn’t start working out until his early 20s but he went on to win the Mr Olympia 6 years in a row, (1992-’97), earning the nickname ‘The Shadow’ for showing...

Jeff Seid

Jeff Seid

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJeff SeidBodybuilder Born: 1967Jeff Seid grew up in Washington state. Always active, he started lifting weights at age 11, and played football, wrestled and ran track in high school. Seid expected a sports scholarship to pay for college,...

Bradley Martyn

Bradley Martyn

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramBradley MartynFitness Expert Born: 1967Bradley Martyn was born in San Francisco. He began lifting weights when he was 15. In his 20s, Martyn worked as a personal trainer and began posting pictures on Instagram. He won the 2011 NPC...

Massy Arias

Massy Arias

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMassy AriasBodybuilder Born: 1988Originally from the Dominican Republic, Mqassiel ‘Massy’ Arias moved to Los Angeles when she was 13 along with her father and 2 of her 5 brothers. She did not speak English and struggled with hunger,...

Dave Palumbo

Dave Palumbo

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDave PalumboBodybuilder (retired)Born: 1968A New York native, David Palumbo wasn’t always into pumping iron. Heplayed soccer and was a distance runner in high school and college. It wasn’t until 1990 when he started lifting. A short 9...

Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJay CutlerProfessional Bodybuilder (Retired)Born: 1973Jay Cutler grew up in Massachusetts, the youngest of 7 kids. He started doing construction work with his brother at age 11, which he says helped develop his muscles. At age 18, he...

Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRonnie ColemanProfessional Bodybuilder (Retired)Born: 1964From Louisiana, Ronnie Coleman and his 3 siblings were raised by a single mom. Coleman won a scholarship to play football in college and graduated cum laude with a degree in...

Jeremy Buendia

Jeremy Buendia

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJeremy BuendiaBodybuilderBorn: 1990Jeremy Buendia grew up in California and played the position of linebacker on his high school football team, but after incurring injuries, he switched over to bodybuilding. Buendia was always...

Hafthor Bjornsson

Hafthor Bjornsson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramHafthor BjornssonProfessional StrongmanBorn: 1988Once upon a time, Hafthor ‘Mountain’ Bjornsson was a skinny basketball center, but a broken ankle ended his basketball career at age 20. That same year, strongman Magnus Magnusson...

Brian Shaw

Brian Shaw

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramBrian ShawProfessional StrongmanBorn: 1982Brian Shaw was a natural basketball player growing up in Colorado, and he won a full scholarship to play basketball at Black Hills State University. Still, he always loved lifting weights and in...

Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJack LaLanneFitness ExpertBorn: 1914Jack LaLanne is often called ‘The Godfather of Fitness,’ but he called himself a ‘junk food junkie’ with a bad temper and a sugar addiction until he happened to attend a lecture on the importance of a...

Charles Poliquin

Charles Poliquin

facebooktwitteryoutubeCharles PoliquinStrength CoachBorn: 1961Charles Poliquin aka the ‘Strength Sensei’ was born in the French-speaking part of Ontario, Canada. He was 1 of 8 children in a devout Catholic family. Always disciplined, he did martial arts in his youth,...

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