Standing tall at 6", 176 lbs., novice lifetime natural Lucky Saluja is a banker by day and fitness enthusiast by night. Lucky says, "I'm getting ready for men's physique competition at Musclemania® Fitness India this season."
At 5'10, 172 lbs., Indian bodybuilder Kavi Panchpal is keeping to a tight tapered physique. He says, "Low carbs and high protein are my aim, I'm around 7% body fat and loving life."
Musclemania® India Physique Mazher Hamlaani says he's bigger and leaner than ever before. The 5'8", 183 lbs., Mumbai event manager explains, "Since MM World, I have been increasing my caloric intake but keeping it clean. I am adding only super lean muscle and not interested in having a fat off-season."
So you're trying to say that it's your married life and kid s, along with household priorities and a career which holds you back from being fit? Meet Priya Binion, a mother of two kids, a loving wife and an entrepreneur, who traveled all the way from Texas to fulfill her dream for fitness. Despite of keeping a busy schedule, combining of professional and personal life, Priya prepared herself ignoring all the odds which came on her way, and stomped the competition at Musclemania India womens Physique 2015 at Mumbai. The 35 year old Fit mother says "If I can do it being a mother and being all natural then I think every lady can do it keeping their excuses aside. I always wanted to be looked upto as a role model for all the ladies who aspire to be fit, also to the ones who somehow compromise with their daily life as an excuse to stay unfit. I am a mother of 2 kids(12&8 years old), I don't think I can lead with a better of example of fitness in the society where my 12 year old daughter workouts with me three days a week getting inspired from her mother itself." Priya is now preparing for Musclemania Texas and is all set to hopefully bag the title there too. "Musclemania India is one of the biggest opportunity not to be missed by all the natural athletes out there in India who intend to make a career in fitness and prove their worth," exclaims Priya
New Delhi's Sunny Sharma is almost 7 months away from Musclemania India, but already looks stage ready with his lean bulk. The 5'10, 83 kilos, 21 years old High School student says, "I fight for my physique to be at the very top." Sunny will compete along with the 300 natural competitors this year in Mumbai.
Musclemania India physique champion Aamer Khan is keeping himself lean and conditioned throughout the year. The 23 year old, 5'10", 72 kilos, university says " with a trophy, comes great responsibility, now I am going to work more hard as I am a champion."
Dr. Suresh Kumar getting thicker by the day as he preps for MM Chennai. "I'll be honest, my legs were weak but training them thrice a week till I puke has added over an inch on each of them in the last 4 weeks. And they don't kid when they say lower body Training produces the highest amount of growth hormone naturally. My upper body pump is even better than ever before and it happens on legs day! Loving front squats. Just a tip: do them like a clean and squat. Rather than cross handed. Will blast your arms shoulders abs and forearms." The 5'10" 87kgs rising Natural star will compete in both men's physique and bodybuilding heavyweight divisions.
Hailing from Korba in Chattisgarh, Mukesh Kumar Gupta striking his favorite side chest pose. He says "I've always been disciplined because I love what I do. On my road to Musclemania India, I'm practicing posing a LOT. To be a great competitive bodybuilder, yes, the body must be great, so it's a given that your training nutrition and rest should be on point. However, competitive bodybuilding requires you to showcase your physique in the most spectacular way, and showmanship is what wins shows."
Physique and Model India star and top 2 finalist Farhan Wasti practising kicks at the beach in Mumbai. His romance with fitness began with taekwondo. He and his younger brother Farzan Wasti are both black belts in the marital art. They both owe their classic aesthetic physiques to the years of discipline. They only started lifting a few years ago and have patiently given their bodies time to grow. At 5'8", 75kgs, Farhan will again take on the country's best natural models and physique athletes this September in Mumbai.
20 year old Mumbaikar Aakash Mohan has packed on a good 10 pounds since his appearance at Mumsclemania India last December. "Being an ectomorph, it's hard for me to put on both Muscle and fat. But with intense bodybuilding discipline, my musclemass is slowly but surely increasing. I'm just about 20 yrs old, so I'm making best use of my natural production of testosterone and growth hormone, which will peak at 25. So 5 more years of gains. For now, my eyes are set on Musclemania India 2015. You will see a much bigger me compete in Physique Mumbai in 5 months."