About Me

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Chris Darby was born the youngest of one sister and one brother on September 10, 1984 in Texas City, TX. He was born and raised in Texas City, in which he still resides by his parents, Carolyn and Mike Darby. Growing up, Chris was always very athletic and had incredibly great genetics, in which he participated and played a lifetime of sports such as soccer, swimming, track, football, baseball etc. Excelling at every sport, his favorite sports, Soccer and Swimming offered him many great opportunities to travel and experience the nation competing against some of the top athletes, and becoming a State Champion in Swimming and Division I Soccer Player.

It was soccer that took him throughout high school leading him to a soccer scholarship at Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS. This is where it all began; where he discovered another world, a Bodybuilding world that attracted more of Chris's interest and attention in becoming more serious with weight lifting. Even at the youngest of ages, Chris was known and given the nickname of Mini Schwarzenegger, never really serious about the bodybuilding lifestyle nor lifting weights, developed a natural muscular physique through playing sports. Chris was always told by his coaches growing up that his future was in Bodybuilding and power lifting, but it was at the age of 20, Chris began to give in to the idea and interest of bodybuilding. Surrounded by all the Bodybuilders in the Ottawa area, Chris started to learn more about what it has to offer, not just competitively, but also as a lifestyle and everything that comes with it.

Given his innate drive and competitiveness, he began lifting regularly and training. Diet and exercise became more than a means to improve his lifestyle, and eventually after the soccer season decided to solely focus on bodybuilding. His mind was set on following Arnold's footsteps of being the best of the best as well as unbeatable.

Over anxious and ambitious with excitement, by the time he was 23 years old became nationally ranked as the 10th best Bantamweight bodybuilder in the Nation. He mostly had wins under his belt and has never placed lower than 3rd in a competition. For Chris had become a natural poser and entertainer to the crowd. The high and overall satisfaction of performing for the crowd and fans secured Chris's love and dedication to bodybuilding. For there's nothing he loves more than giving the fans a great show, making sure they leave entertained, remembering the Name: CHRIS J DARBY

Right from the start I knew I didn't want to spend my lifetime confined to a desk in the workplace. Every job I have ever had as involved being completely active and mostly outside in some way or another, whether it was lifeguarding, coaching, or even a little construction once done. Hard work, yes, but I enjoy being outside, making my own schedule and staying active.

Although I already had a great muscular build to my physique and knew how to workout, I didn't quite understand the full aspects behind it all, that could lead to much bigger, greater, and more efficient results. I longed for that ripped athletic look, but had no clue how to truly obtain it. I lifted hard and heavy, ate a lot of food, but turned out my nutrition was done very poorly even though to me it was good. Pizza, cheeseburgers, pasta, tons of protein shakes, etc. All done with good reasoning and obtained a good metabolism to hold and maintain my look, but bad enough to keep me from obtaining my true desired look.

It wasn't until I hired a personal trainer and visited a nutritionist that I ventured down my current path. They taught me the importance of exercise diversity, clean eating, thus within a few disciplined months, my body began to transform. I felt amazing! I felt physically fit and emotionally, I had a true sense of accomplishment and well being. After my first competition, and coincidentally, my first win, I realized I had found a path for my life. I decided I wanted to be an inspiration to others, just as the fitness, and bodybuilding athletes had been to me for so long.

Take control of your Life! If you're not who you want to be, change it and be that person you desire! And all you can be and achieve from it. For the journey won't be easy and you will come across many obstacles, making it even seem impossible at times, but surround yourself with your loved ones and with their love and support, that's all you need! Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. Good luck and remember: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." ~Aristotle

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." ~Aristotle


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