Val Vasilef is an award-winning bodybuilder and Mr. America winner. He has been honored by his home state for achieving unmatched weightlifting and bodybuilding records. Val's amazing, record-setting, no-swing, one-arm, 150-pound curl. This was performed without raising his shoulder from the bench. In addition to his physical pursuits, Val studied nutrition and sports science, and earned a doctorate in naturopathy. This knowledge came in handy when the usually well-bulked bodybuilder lost weight and muscle. His uncharacteristic slimness occurred after starring in his own TV series left him less time to concentrate on fitness.