Andy Haman was born in 1966 in Iowa City, Iowa where he attended City High School and was an all American team member and State Champion in wrestling. He compiled a high school record 210-0-10 and went on to the University of Iowa to wrestle for the Iowa Hawkeyes. While there he was a National freestyle champion, Olympic sport Festival Champion and World runner-up in wrestling as a Varsity team member of 4 National Championship Wrestling Teams Coached by the infamous Dan Gable.After only a year and half of training 5 hours per day- Andy captured and won the Masters National title in the Superheavy weight class and overall title to earn IFBB pro status. Truly a young boy’s Dream, that started in an average Iowa town, in an average Iowa basement to an average Iowa kid with a not so average brother who pushed him to be a Pro! Andy received his Bachelor of Science in Education with a Health and Art minor. He has taught in the public school system for 14 years and coached Wrestling and Football with numerous league and State Champions as well. He retired from teaching to pursue a dream of becoming a pro bodybuilder he has had every since his brother George and him began lifting weight in his basement family room. Andy’s father allowed the two to take out all the furniture and move in some old benches and weights to train together. Andy gives credit to his hero and older brother for influencing him and motivating him to become a better person, student and athlete through hard work. With the help of Andy’s 11 year son Sam working with him during evening cardio sessions and the assistance of his daughters Daisy, Ruby and Lucy in the kitchen cooking and cleaning during meal prep, and the 25 years of support and love from Andy’s wife Michelle.
Best Lifts: 615lbs bench press, 225lbs x 55 reps, 225lbs bar curl 12 reps150lb decline sit-ups x15 for 3 sets , Captains of crush gripper! #3 closed! #2 20 repsBodybuilding titles: Mr. Teenage Iowa, Mr. Natural Iowa, Mr.Natural Chicago, Mr. Natural Midwest, Mr. Natural Colorado, Mr.Colorado , Masters national Champion!Personal motto/saying: it’s all Lighting- The harder I train the luckier Iget! Hobbies: photography-cooking-traveling – drawing and playing with my wife – oops! and kids!Goals in life: have my children grow up happy healthy and honestFavorite music: All kinds! Dance-techno-country and pop!Favorite films Rocky’s-Westerns and Spencers mountainFavorite books cook books – Alton Brown, and bodybuilding mags!Favorite foods pop: tarts, Sushi ! Danish, Kool-Aid and Supreme Protein Bars! Least favorite foods: mayo
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Andy’s 5 keys to success:1. Have Fun and Smile! is Definately #1 – With Fun and being Happy, What is there?2. Take care of your Family! Treat friends and Family as if they were Gold!They are your support team and reason for living – So act as a Gaurdian Angel to and for them!3. Diet! I mean eat Healthy and Clean! no Garbage! most peole look like Garbage cause they eat it! Eat Clean Protein-Carbohydrates and Fats!Well, maybe a PopTart here and there! after all Poptarts look good , Don’t they!?4. Cardio Cardio CardiOOOOOO! Burn that Fat around your waist if you want ABs! leave the situps in the Garbage can with the Twinkies!5. Be kind and Gentle with others- Treat strangers and others with the “Special Treatment” it makes you feel better and they too! They may treat you “Special” later when you may need something good thrown your way!
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