When a motocross accident broke both of Austin’s ankles, he laid in bed for five months before he would stand once again. What do you do when a freak accident completely alters your plan for life? Eat like crap, smoke a pack of cigarettes, then take a look in the mirror.
Austin ballooned to the heaviest he’d ever been before a picture of him shirtless got him back into the gym.
A shift in mindset, a healthy diet, and hours of dedicated weight-training later and Austin would become chiseled like a Roman statue. So much so that Michelangelo himself rose from his grave to awe at this masterpiece.
Bodybuilder and Seven Seas Roasting Co. ambassador, Austin reminds us that with die-hard determination and a rock-solid mental game, you can build yourself up to be anything you want to be -- literally -- regardless of what life throws your way. You just need to get your ass in the gym and show up.
Caffeinate. Train. Conquer. Repeat.
A monster truck wrapped in a human body, Carina "Quadzilla" David has been known to smash pumpkins with her crushing quads and break records like we mortals do peanut shells.
We just stand by with a trusty supply of caffeine.
The doctors told him he wouldn’t be able to walk. His wrists, femur, and hips failed him time after time. And when osteoarthritis reared its ugly head again, Nonny re-appeared with a full titanium hip replacement, partial femur replacement, and reconstructive surgery on both wrists.
Now, he’s the true bionic man. 6’1” and 224 lbs of solid metal...with the mental focus of a ninja.