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E53 - Dorian Robles, Drug-Free Men's Physique Athlete on Building Confidence Through Competing

Dorian Robles is a natural award-winning Men's Physique competitor and personal trainer from Wenatchee, WA that went to high school with Taylor!

Dorian's IG: @dr__2793

Coach: John Gorman, IG @team_gorman


00:22 Dorian's bio.

00:54 Why Dorian decided to start competing.

04:25 Why Dorian hired a coach.

08:24 Challenges of contest prep while dealing with mandates and social restrictions.

11:35 Ineffectiveness of vaccines in preventing COVID. Sources: Israel, Once the Model for Beating Covid, Faces New Surge of Infections - The New York Times ( COVID: 1,101,406 Cases and 7,122 Deaths - Worldometer (

12:54 Why Dorian chose N.A.N.B.F. as his federation of choice in which to compete.

16:04 Water manipulation on peak week.

18:18 Dorian's sustainable, healthy approach up and through the show--effective, predictable, and nothing drastic. 

23:01 Favorite contest poses, foods, and exercises.

26:46 Should you pick one category for a competition or do more?

28:41 How Dorian SUPERSETS his LIFE! Overcoming shyness and building confidence.

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