INTERVIEW - FRANK METZLER

Name: Frank Metzler

Place of living: Frankfurt / Germany

Occupation: Marketing Manager

Category you compete in: Men’s Physique

Accomplishments:

International German Champion MP 2017,

2nd World Champion MP Novice 2017

Motto (if any): “JederSchrittzählt” à every step counts (diet motto since I’m more into additional movement than waiving food – since food became quality of life when starting with bodybuilding)

Congratulations on your success with the Elite Tour. How was the year for you? 

2017 was actually the most successful year as an athlete by winning International German Championships and making 2nd place at INBA World Championships. I focus more on my own performance and progress than winning titles. Compared to my first year I made a huge development in Posing what I am personally very proud of. Since I know that posing is one of my major weaknesses. Due to that I don’t feel comfortable with my posing

Which competition was the best for you? Why?

World Championships in Rimini and ProBro Classic in Basel since the crowd was really enthusiastic.

Are you going to compete anywhere before going to Natural Olympia?

No

Why did you choose natural bodybuilding?

Since I believe in a healthy lifestyle and I think there are endless opportunities to optimize progress naturally

How many years have you been competing and what was your first show like?

Started with competing in 2016 with German Championships (3rd) Actually I never planned to compete. The first competition in 2016 was a failed bet J but then it got me

What do you consider to be your biggest achievement in the sport and why?

I was totally overwhelmed winning 2nd place at INBA World Championships in Rimini

Is there anything you would like to achieve in the sport?

I made good experiences by setting short time goals and thinking step by step.

Favorite

Sportsman: I really look up to Lance Armstrong for his impressive will from overcoming cancer to coming back as professional

Sport besides bodybuilding: Running, Beach-Volleyball

Food: Chili con Carne

Junk food: I hate fast food chains like McDonalds but I really love freshly prepared Burgers