Is Christian Guzman a Natural Bodybuilder?

Christian Guzman is a fitness model from the U.S. who displays a pretty decent physical development. However, can a man build a physique similar to his without the use of anabolic steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs (PED)? Let’see.

How big is Christian Guzman?

According to Christian Guzman’s profile on bodybuilding.com, he is/was 6’0″ –  182cm@160lbs – 72 kg @ 6%BF. If those stats are correct, Christian Guzman is 24lbs – 10kg under the guide for natural bodybuilders.

Therefore, in theory, the mass of Christian Guzman is 100% achievable naturally by most people. There are even some genetic freaks with ultra-big frames who may push the limits even further.


Does this mean that he is natural?

There is no real way of knowing for sure because he is relatively small. However, this does not mean that Christian Guzman is 100% natural. We won’t be surprised at all if he isn’t 100% clean.

What about Christian Guzman’s conditioning?

At that weight and height, it’s not impossible to present supreme conditioning. Getting to 6% BF naturally is possible, although it’s quite hard to maintain.

What about the Photoshop look?

In many photos, Christian Guzman has the Photoshop look. For example, in the picture below Christian Guzman looks way bigger than 160lbs. He holds his ground next to Chris Jones from Physique of Greatness who is not only shorter but also heavier than Guzman. Therefore, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to conclude that he may be a shadow pinner with a light frame explaining his low bodyweight.

However, in many of his other photos and videos, Christian Guzman looks less impressive.

Is Christian Guzman A Natural Bodybuilder?

So, can I achieve the body of Christian Guzman naturally?

Yes, you can build a physique similar to this naturally if your natural potential allows it.  The journey will require decent eating and a solid program free of gimmicky exercises.

Furthermore, most people will have a hard time maintaining 6% BF unless they have good genetics for staying lean.

References:
http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/Christianguzman /Retrieved on June 24, 2014/

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