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Troy Alves Profile and Workout Routine

Quick Stats:

Troy Alves is an IFBB professional bodybuilder that currently resides in Peoria, Arizona, USA. He was born September 26, 1966 (45 years old) and stands 5 feet, 8 inches. He competes at around 220 pounds and bulks up to around 245 lbs in the off season.

Like many others, bodybuilding grew off of a passion for weight training when Troy was in high school, where he played baseball. An injury whilst weight training forced Troy to give up baseball, which he had earned a scholarship for to an Arizona community college, and eventually began to pursue bodybuilding. His first competition was at a local show in 1996. He placed 8th at this show, which was an amateur NPC show (USA Championships). His first IFBB professional competition was the 2003 Arnold Classic. In this show, he took 10th place. Like many others, his first Mr. Olympia landed in a spot in 15th place – which when you consider being up against the top bodybuilders in the world – isn’t all that bad.

Alves is not known as a mass monster, but more so known for his pleasing symmetry and aesthetics. Where he resides in Peoria, Arizona, Troy owns his own supplement shop, known as “Pro Nutrition”.

2010 and 2011

Troy’s recent accomplishments in bodybuilding prove that even though he is considered to be an older bodybuilder that bodybuilding can really be an “old man’s sport”. In 2010, he won the Phoenix Pro show in Mesa, Arizona, and won his 2nd IFBB bodybuilding show in the Connecticut Europa battle of champions on July 30, 2011.

Contest History:

1996 NPC USA Championships, Light-HeavyWeight, 8th
1997 NPC Junior USA, Light-HeavyWeight, 1st place * and Overall
1997 NPC Nationals, Light-HeavyWeight, 6th
1998 NPC Nationals , Light-HeavyWeight, 8th
1998 NPC USA Championships , Light-HeavyWeight, 1st place *
1999 NPC Nationals, Light-HeavyWeight, 7th
1999 North American Championships, Light-HeavyWeight, 3rd
2000 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 2nd
2000 NPC USA Championships, HeavyWeight, 2nd
2001 NPC USA Championships, HeavyWeight, 2nd
2002 NPC USA Championships, HeavyWeight, 1st place *
2003 Arnold Classic – IFBB, 10th
2003 Grand Prix Australia – IFBB, 2nd
2003 Grand Prix England – IFBB, 6th
2003 Grand Prix Holland – IFBB, 6th
2003 Grand Prix Russia – IFBB, 4th
2003 Ironman Pro Invitational – IFBB, 4th
2003 Maximum Pro Invitational – IFBB, 5th
2003 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, 8th
2003 San Francisco Pro Invitational – IFBB, 5th
2004 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, 15th
2004 Show of Strength Pro Championship – IFBB, 5th
2005 Arnold Classic, 8th
2005 Ironman Pro Invitational, 3rd
2005 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 4th
2006 Arnold Classic, 11th
2006 Colorado Pro Championships, 8th
2006 Ironman Pro Invitational, 3rd
2006 Mr. Olympia, 15th
2009 Europa Show Of Champions Hartford Pro Show, 1st place *
2009 Mr. Olympia, 16th
2010 Phoenix Pro Show, 5th
2010 Tampa Pro Show, 2nd place
2010 Europa Show of Champions Hartford Pro Show, 2nd place
2010 Mr. Olympia, 15th
2011 Europa Show of Champions Hartford Pro Show, 1st place *
2011 Phoenix Pro Show, 1st place *
2011 Mr. Olympia, 16th

Troy Alves’ Tricep Workout Routine:

Here is a tricep routine from Troy Alves.

Close Grip Bench Press / 6 sets (drop sets) / 12-15 reps
Seated Cambered Bar French Presses / 4 sets / 12-15 reps
Pushdowns (supersetted) / 4 sets / 12-15 reps
– Dumbbell kickbacks / 6 sets / 12-15 reps

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