La Cour has established himself as a leader in the bodybuilding world with his outstanding
physique and by unselfishly communicating his training philosophies to others.
In his passionate effort to propel training, nutrition, supplementation, and
mental strategies forward, he has authored ten books, produced six videos, and has frequently
contributed to several international magazines. He has accomplished all of this
and more while simultaneously becoming
one of the world’s best drug-free bodybuilders.
Performance and Success Coach Skip La Cour is considered to be a master for
teaching strategies for personal and professional success. In his powerful
speaking engagements around the world, he empowers, inspires, and motivates
individuals to realize their personal potential.
La Cour has been
training for more than 20 years and has been competing in bodybuilding contests
15 years. During
span, La Cour has competed in 29 bodybuilding show around the world. At 5’ 11",
Cour’s competition weight ranges from 205 to 220 well-conditioned pounds.
La Cour has won the NPC (National Physique Committee) Team Universe Overall
titles twice (in 1998 and 2002). He was the very first man that show's overall
title twice. He has won the heavyweight class five different times (1995,
and 2003). Those five victories are
the most class wins in the history of the NPC
Team Universe contest. He is also the only man who has competed in all first
10 of the NPC's top drug-tested annual amateur event. The contest started
La Cour is also the first man to have ever won the overall titles at both the
Universe and the Musclemania Natural Bodybuilding Championships—the two most
competitive and most recognized drug-tested shows
in the United States.
August of 2002, La Cour competed in what many feel was his all time best
condition. He convincingly won his second overall Team Universe Heavyweight
Class and Overall titles.
also won the heavyweight and overall titles the 1998 NPC Team Universe. Dropping
16 pounds from his previous year’s physique that only earned a disappointing
fifth place finish in his weight class, La Cour competed in unbelievably
shredded condition and set a new standard of conditioning for drug-free
heavyweights. The 1998 NPC Team Universe victory earned him the position
of captain of Team USA. Unfortunately, Team USA was unable to compete in the
IFBB World Amateur Championships (formerly known as the Mr. Universe) in Izmir,
Turkey due to political unrest at the time.
Academy of Bodybuilding, Fitness and Sports Awards named La Cour “Natural
Bodybuilder of the Year” in 1998 for his outstanding efforts.
became know as one of the top amateur drug-free bodybuilders in the nation by
becoming the 1995 NPC Team Universe Heavyweight National Champion and earning a
spot on the five-man USA Bodybuilding Team competing in the Mr. Universe contest
in Guam, where he placed sixth.
for life, La Cour first appeared on the national scene in 1994, when he won the
Musclemania Natural Bodybuilding Championships, which aired on ESPN television.
Two years earlier in 1992, he became the first man in the history of the AAU to
win the Mr. California and Mr. Natural California in the same year.
He’s written 10 books; produced seven DVDs; and four audio
seminar courses that have been sold in over 53 countries around the world.
La Cour’s over 25 years of being heavily involved in the personal development/motivation
business and over 20 years in the bodybuilding and fitness industry have given
him the unique ability to create instant change for people who want to improve
their body, mind, and spirit effectively, efficiently, and in the shortest
period of time.
Skip La Cour Career Highlights
Skip La Cour owns and operates MvM Nutrition LLC. MvM Nutrition LLCconsists
of two high-quality, cutting edge sports nutrition product lines:
Mass Machine® Nutrition
is engineered for dedicated bodybuilders and advanced fitness enthusiasts
striving to build muscle and lose body fat.
Nutrition is specifically designed for men who are striving to improve their
overall level of health and fitness, look and feel great, and do so in the
context of a well-balanced life.
La Cour is the creator of the MANformation® personal development program for
men. MANformation teaches men of all ages the qualities, characteristics, and
actions of the most powerful, charismatic, and influential Alpha males in the
world. MANformation outlines Alpha Leadership strategies that transform you into
the MAN you really want to be.
When you become more aware of these Alpha male characteristics; appreciate how
they can affect the quality of your life; learn how to adopt them into your own
personality; and practice these skills, you’ll have more options in life.
“Options” are all the things in life you REALLY want—and they are far more than
all of those things in life that you merely settle for. Money, power, and sex
are examples of the options in life many that men want, want more of, or a
better quality what they already have.