The 2007 Arnold Classic champ Victor Martinez credits his extreme training and powerful MHP supplements for his success.
With a physique that seamlessly merges elements of both the classic
aesthetic look of bodybuilding yore and today's prodigious mass
ruled the day to win the coveted
2007 Arnold Classic
. And now his sights are firmly set on the holy grail of bodybuilding, the
2008 Mr. Olympia
Martinez won the 2000 NPC National Championships
heavyweight and overall crowns, lofty expectations have followed him.
But until 2005, it seemed the biggest knock against the 34-year-old'"the
fact that he often couldn't time his peak quite right to the day of a
contest'"was threatening to be his ultimate undoing. Even after two pro
victories, one at the
2003 Night of Champions
and one at the
2004 Show of Strength
, his opportunities for greatness were slipping away. A 13th at the
2002 Arnold Classic
, ninth at the
, seventh at the
2005 Arnold Classic
... just when it seemed that his potential would never cross paths with his placings'"lightning struck!
At the October 2005 Olympia came the first hint that a new Victor was
emerging as the force everyone expected him to be, as he finished fifth
and generated plenty of post-show buzz in the process. In 2006, he
earned second at the Arnold Classic and third at the Olympia, leading
in to his ultimate conquest to date, his win at the 2007 Arnold. That
success thrust him into the spotlight for the Olympia six months later,
where Martinez would be pitted against the
and the man who had wrested the title from the eight-time champ the year before,
While all the pre-battle hype focused on
Cutler vs. Coleman
the reigning Arnold Classic champion stepped confidently onto the
Orleans Arena stage in Las Vegas. There, he sent a shudder of
excitement through the bodybuilding world as he nearly pulled off an
incredible triumph, coming up just shy of winning the Olympia in what
will go down as one of the most debated Olympia results of all time.
As tough as the loss may have been, the
isn't letting the disappointment derail him. In fact, having come
oh-so-close to the pinnacle of the sport is propelling his efforts
anew, as he relentlessly focuses on the goal before him: Win the
2008 Mr. Olympia
, whatever it takes.
Helping to fuel his quest is the top-rated
MHP brand of supplements
, including the high-octane triad of new
, a supercharged and extremely potent post-workout creatine-based anabolic formula; Probolic-SR
, a superior time-released protein blend that continually feeds his muscles and keeps him anabolic and TRAC Extreme NO
, a scientifically-advanced time-released nitric oxide formula that drives his intense training sessions.
With an unwavering desire, a
strategic lifting plan to obliterate any remaining flaws, a dialed in
diet and a specially crafted supplement regimen that includes his
is on the cusp of making that final leap from second to first, while
establishing an all-new level of physical perfection for his
contemporaries to chase. It's a formula that might soon change the face
of bodybuilding itself.