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John Hansen

2009 NFHOF Inductee

“Healthy American Fitness Leader”

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Website:  www.naturalolympia.com




 John Hansen is a natural drug-free bodybuilder who won the Natural Mr. Universe title twice and was the winner of the first Mr. Natural Olympia. His 25-year career in bodybuilding also includes the Natural America's Cup Championships, Mr. Natural North America, Natural Illinois, Mr. Illinois, Mid-America Championships and the Illinois Cup.

John is the author of Natural Bodybuilding, published by Human Kinetics.  In 2000 he began writing a column for IRONMAN magazine entitled "Naturally Huge."  He is also involved in personal training and motivational speaking, where he educates students and adults in the most effective ways to lose lose fat, build muscle and completely transform the body.

In 2006 Hansen released his first DVD, titled 'Real Muscle', which focuses on effective weight training methods for individuals that don't take steroids. A year later in 2007, Hansen released his second DVD which covered a wider range of subjects, including competition preparation and nutrition, as well as recordings of John Hansen's competitions with an optional commentary track.

For more information about John visit: www.NaturalOlympia.com