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.
Writings and publications
Hansen is the author
of Natural Bodybuilding
, published by Human Kinetics. In 2000 Hansen began writing a column for IRON MAN Magazine
entitled "Naturally Huge". He is also involved in personal training and public speaking
, where he educates students and adults in the dangers of steroids
as well as the most effective way to use exercise
to 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 do not 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.
Natural Bodybuilding Radio
Since 2008, Hansen has hosted the online bodybuilding radio programme, Natural Bodybuilding Radio
. The objective of the show is to bring as many health experts, trainers and natural Body Building Champions for the audience to learn from in order to reach their natural potential.<ref... Read More