Bodybuilder

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.

Lee Haney

Lee Haney

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramLee HaneyBodybuilderBorn: 1959Lee Haney grew up in poverty in South Carolina. He wanted to be Hercules since he was little, and would obsess over fitness magazines. Haney asked for a weight set when he was 10, He won his first...

Calum Von Moger

Calum Von Moger

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramCalum Von MogerBodybuilderBorn: 1990Calum Von Moger grew up on a farm in rural Australia with 5 siblings. Always active, he played soccer for many years as a child and teen. When he was 14, he started going to the gym with his brother...

Jeff Nippard

Jeff Nippard

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJeff NippardNatural BodybuilderBorn: 1990Canadian Jeff Nippard’s mom was a fitness trainer and bodybuilder, which led to his interest in fitness. He started working out at the gym when he was 10, and he also read a lot of health and...

Mike Mentzer

Mike Mentzer

facebookyoutubeinstagramMike MentzerBodybuilder (deceased) Born: 1951‘Heavy Duty’ Mike Mentzer grew up in Pennsylvania. He began lifting weights at age 12 and by 15 could benchpress 370 lbs. Mentzer started competing and winning physique contests when he was 18. A...

Kai Greene

Kai Greene

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKai GreeneBodybuilder Born: 1975Leslie Kai Greene was born in Brooklyn, New York and was placed in foster care at age 6. His disruptive behavior at school prompted a teacher to suggest bodybuilding. Greene was enthusiastic about the...

Rich Piana

Rich Piana

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRich PianaBodybuilder (deceased) Born: 1970Rich Piana grew up in California. His mother was a bodybuilder and Piana began lifting at age 11, and entered his first contest 4 years later. By the time he turned 18, he already held several...

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRoman ReignsProfessional Wrestler Born: 1985Roman Reigns is the professional name of Leati Joseph (Joe) Anoa’i. He grew up in Florida and played football in high school, and was named Defensive Player of the Year by the local newspaper....

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...

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