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Douglas Ludmann - Pro Physique Open & Masters
Douglas Ludmann

Douglas Ludmann - Pro Physique Open & Masters

Personal: Married, 1 child

Place of Birth: Cincinatti, Ohio

Email: dougludmann@gmail.com

State of residence: Kentucky

Available For Posing Exhibitions and/or Seminars: Yes

Occupation: Lighting Designer

Hobbies: Water Skiing, Paddleboarding, Marathons, Ultra marathons, and anything that gets me outside even if its just cutting grass!

Favorite Actor: Nicolas Cage

Favorite Band: Shinedown

Food: Chicken and Rice of course!!!

Favorite TV Show: Peaky Blinders

Training since: 1988

Year Turned PRO: 2018

Stats:
Height: 5' 11"
Preshow Weight: 182 lbs.
Show Weight: 160 lbs.

Education: College Graduate

Best Body Part: Traps

Most Challenging Body Part: Lower back

Favorite Exercise: Incline dumbell press

Least Favorite Exercise: Squats

Traits You Admire Most In Others: Hardwork! Not everything depends on genes or grades

Traits You Admire Most In Yourself: Hardwork! 

WINNINGS/PLACINGS:

2018 NGA Kentucky Natural Classic
1st Place Masters
1st Place Open Middleweight
1st Place Overall Champion

2017 NGA Toledo Glass Scepter
1st Place Middleweight

2017 NGA Steel Valley Classic
1st Place Masters

2016 NGA Bluegrass Body Building Championship
1st Place Masters
1st Place Open Middleweight
BIO: I will not be defined by "runner" or "bodybuilder." I am who I am and if I feel like taking some time off to train for a marathon then I will or if I feel like building up muscle and prepping for a show then its time to hit the grocery for some chicken and rice.

People often ask me, what is harder: prepping for a show? or training for a race? There's no question in my mind, show prep is harder!  It's a 24/7 job getting ready for a show! The food, the supplements, the gym trips, the water intake, the salt intake, measuring every single thing you ingest...it's the hardest thing I've ever done.

The personal scarifices that need to be made daily can make life absolutely grueling. But the time on stage is so invigorating, so exciting! I wish I could talk more people into it!

Douglas Ludmann

Douglas Ludmann