Volume 3 - July 15, 2006
/i//lj5.jpg We want to welcome you to the July, 2006 issue of Natural Champion, the online magazine devoted to developing drug free champions.

Our mission at Natural Champion is to promote physical excellence without the use of harmful and illegal performance enhancing drugs. Each month we’ll provide information – and, hopefully, inspiration - to help you attain the very highest standards of peak physical performance and vibrant, life-long health.
Natural Champion has more than doubled in size in only three issues. We are pleased to have you along as we continue to grow.

This month we pleased and honored to welcome Charles Letcher, MD to our staff as a contributing writer and editor. Dr. C is a unique individual: a graduate of West Point, a veteran of five years active duty in the U.S. Military, which duty included stints as a Special Forces operative, an experienced weight trainer, and a man of intelligence, passion and compassion. Don’t miss Dr. Letcher’s first article “Kick The Habit Before It Kicks Your Ass” in our new column Paging Dr. Letcher.

Other Features and Columns this month include:


Ask the Natural Champion: To Squat or Not to Squat? Here what the Champ has to say.


In the Gym: This month we continue exploring the world of XPE by looking at some key aspects of this unique and extremely effective training system PLUS we focus on helping beginning trainers get off to the right start in “TIPS FOR BEGINNERS: LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR MUSCULAR SIZE, STRENGTH AND EXPLOSIVE POWER”



Natural Nutrition: A ‘sets and reps’ nutrition article with a template, or blueprint, for a sample daily diet for a male athlete.


Introducing… This month we're pleased to introduce two Natural Champions...

Elizabeth Jones - this stunning and talented mother of a 16 year old son holds down a full time job, is studying for her masters degree – and still finds time to train. So much for the old ‘I just don’t have time to exercise’ excuse.

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/i/Renaldo_Gairy1.jpg Renaldo Gairy - a college graduate, an artist, a successful personal trainer, and a bodybuilder who took the 2005 Muscle Mania Canada Light Heavyweight and Overall titles and first place in the open division of the 2005 FAME World Championships…all in his first year as a competitive bodybuilder!





News & Views: Get Juiced - The Natural Way! Helping to level the playing field... Field Study Test on Naturally Juic’d



PLUS websites to check out AND upcoming contests and events. Natural Champion has more than doubled in size in only three issues and the next issue promises to be even bigger!

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