Name: Michael Francois
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Born: March 4, 1965
Competition Weight: 235 lbs.
Michael Francois Bio
Mike Francois, a former National Champion and Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Champion, is a Certified Personal Trainer and IFBB Professional known throughout the world for his expertise in the areas of weight training and nutrition. His company, Francois Fitness Consultants, specializes in the design of customized programs for people of all fitness levels including professional athletes, bodybuilders, executives, physicians, retirees, and housewives.
Mike's vast knowledge extends far beyond his first-hand experience with weight training and nutrition. He has also had the privilege to work with - and learn from - some of the best minds in the field.
Mike has written numerous articles on the subjects of weight training and nutrition that have been published in various magazines including Muscle & Fitness and Flex. He has also been the host of ESPN's American Muscle Magazine.
Additionally, Mike promotes the annual NPC Mike Francois Classic Bodybuilding and Figure Championships held in Ohio each May.
Bodybuilding Titles Won
1997 Mr. Olympia -- 11th
1997 San Jose Pro Invitational -- 3rd
1997 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic -- 3rd
1996 Mr. Olympia -- 11th
1995 Mr. Olympia -- 7th
1995 San Jose Pro Invitational -- 1st
1995 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic -- 1st
1994 Night of Champions -- 1st
1994 Chicago Pro Invitational -- 1st
1993 Nationals -- 1st Heavyweight and overall
1993 USA Championships -- 3rd Heavyweight
1991 Musclemania (Amateur) Heavyweight & Overalls Champion
1990 Mr. Ohio (Amateur) Heavyweight & Overall Champion