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Chuck Sanow IFBB Pro

Chuck Sanow has been involved in the world of bodybuilding for more than 20 years. 
He's an IFBB pro and currently serves as Chairman of the Illinois NPC, one of the most active organizations for bodybuilders in the state.

Chuck Sanow, IFBB Pro
Chuck has been involved in the world of bodybuilding for more than 20 years.  He attributes his success to two major factors, determination and drive.  Chuck prides himself on being a highly competitive person and expects nothing but excellence from himself and everyone he trains.
In 2005, Chuck finally attained his goal to become an IFBB Pro.  He looks forward to competing at the national level now with other IFBB professionals and raising the bar to reach new heights.
He works as a Chicago Fireman and trains at his own gym in Bridgeview.
Chuck is available for guest posing, product promotions events and consultation.  You may contact him at the gym to schedule an appearance or appointment, or may send an e-mail to contact@usagyminc.com

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Chuck shows a rear double bicep pose at the Master's Nationals 2005 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Bodybuilding Reviews
Read all about Chuck's IFBB win at the 2005 NPC Teen, Collegiate and Masters National Championships held July 22nd and 23rd at the Sheraton-Station Square Hotel.

Click here to read about Chuck's IFBB win.

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Chuck Sanow, shown above after winning
his IFBB Pro card 2005.

Competitive History

Year

Competition

Placing

1984

AAU Junior Mr. America

Medium, 2nd

1985

AAU Junior Mr. America

Medium, 1st

1986

AAU Mr. America

Medium, 3rd

1987

AAU Mr. America

Medium, 2nd

1987

AAU Universe

Light Heavyweight, 2nd

1989

NPC Junior Nationals

Light Heavyweight, 2nd

1989

NPC USA Championships

Light Heavyweight, Did Not Place

1990

NPC USA Championships

Light Heavyweight, 14th

1991

NPC USA Championships

Light Heavyweight, 2nd

1993

NPC Nationals

Light Heavyweight, 2nd

1994

NPC Nationals

Light Heavyweight, 5th

1994

IFBB North American Championships

Heavyweight, 3rd

1996

NPC Nationals

Light Heavyweight, 3rd

1998

NPC Nationals

Heavyweight, 2nd

1998

IFBB North American Championships

Heavyweight, 1st

1999

NPC Nationals

Heavyweight, 5th

1999

IFBB North American Championships

Heavyweight, 4th

2002

NPC Masters Nationals

Heavyweight, 1st

2005

NPC Masters Nationals

Heavyweight, 1st and Overall

About NPC Illinois
NPC Illinois hosts and over sees all NPC Amateur Bodybuilding, Figure, and Fitness shows in the State of Illinois.  Chuck Sanow, the NPC Illinois Chairman and Ronnie Altieri the Co-Promoter, with the help from friends and family, have dedicated themselves towards the implementation and presentation of Bodybuilding shows in the State of Illinois.

Visit the NPC Illinois site now.

Ironman Magazine, March 2006
Written by Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen, this article provides in depth detail about Chuck, his training routines and approach to nutrition.  You can read more about it online by visiting Ironman's website or call their support number to obtain a back issue featuring Chuck.

Iron Man Magazine Online


Most Muscular.com
See how Chuck compares to his competition in the heavyweights division.

See the Men's Heavyweight Division comparisions at Most Muscular.com.

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Articles and Features
NPC News Online
See the official scorecards and results from the 2005 NPC Teen, Collegiate and Masters National Championships.

Click here to read more.

Optimum Nutrition
Chuck was featured in this publication in 2005.  You can read the whole story and see more photos as published on the ON site under Pro Speak.  Or you can visit the ON site at http://www.optimumnutrition.com

Click here to view a PDF of the article.