Who is better to start the first cover ever of Perfect Fit?
At just 30 years old, Ahmed Ali Ashkanani has spent half of his life weight training Ahmed,
He began working out at the age of 15, and it has certainly paid off.
From his first win at Kuwait Juniors Championship ten years ago, Mr. Ashkanani has gone on to take trophies at both the Gulf and Asian Championships and the Arnold Classic Championship; and his hard work and dedication culminated in another victory last year, at the Mr. Olympia Amateur Championship in Bahrain. This the homegrown hero is definitely one to watch on the bodybuilding circuit.
Outside of the sport, Mr. Ashkanani is married with one child and also teaches physical education.
So, as an inspirational fitness tutor as well as an international bodybuilding champion,
What are his top five tips for anyone wishing to follow in his footsteps?
GET STARTED "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"
DREAM BIG "Nothing is impossible"
FUEL & REBOOT "The most important things in this sport are rest and nutrition"
4NEVER QUIT "Keep on training throughout the year to get the desired result and developšent"
TOTAL DEDICATION "Organise your life to become
Cover photography by"Photokina "Arfan Ahmed Sultan