If you are a fitness enthusiast, you must have heard about Mischa Janiec. Mischa Janiec is a Swiss bodybuilder who shares a Polish ancestry with his father, a former competitive natural bodybuilder. In this article, you will read about the success story of Mischa Janiec which is full of struggles and hope.
Early Life and Diagnosis of Scoliosis
Born in 1991, his initial years were turbulent in terms of unhealthy lifestyle with no discipline and organization. According to Mischa, he grew up in a small town. His lifestyle included Red Bull in the morning and grass in the evening to fall asleep. The weekends were all about partying and alcohol.
However, at the age of 18, he was diagnosed with scoliosis. Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of spine, the reasons of which are unknown. This diagnosis was the most defining moment of his life. It would not be wrong to suggest that his diagnosis of scoliosis opened up a new window of opportunity and progress for him. Mischa took it as a challenge and embarked on a journey of healthy lifestyle and fitness with full determination. According to him, he decided to take control of his life and aimed to live up to the standard he considered ‘impossible’.
Bodybuilding: Transformation from Self-identified “Lazy” Teen to a Fitness Model
As mentioned before, Mischa is an all-natural vegan bodybuilder. He refuses to accept and support conventional thinking when it comes to bodybuilding and fitness. Instead, he was been continuously supporting a plant-based diet with workout in order to gain muscle naturally. His visit to United States of America in 2014 enabled him to discover that the mass production of animal products and meat was not only unethical but also harmful for one’s health. Therefore, he switched his diet to a plant-based diet and debunked the misconceptions related to muscle gain. In fact, his experience of depending on vegan diet for bodybuilding proved to be amazing one. He was not only able to recover faster with continuous increase in strength but also, lose more fat easily with less effort. This made him stick to veganism and explore more in order to provide the benefits to others who had embarked on the similar journey.
In addition to it, according to Mischa, there were many setbacks on his journey. However, his perseverance and continuous struggle enabled him to transform himself into a professional natural bodybuilder. He has documented his struggles, failures and successes on his YouTube channel so that his followers learn from his mistakes and achieve the body they have been dreaming about and that too, through natural means.
Career as Body Trainer, Lifestyle Coach, Entrepreneur and Social Media Influencer
Mischa Janiec is not only a professional natural bodybuilder. In fact, he offers his services as a lifestyle coach, body trainer, entrepreneur and social media influencer with thousands of followers on Facebook and Instagram and millions of views on his YouTube channel.
Furthermore, Mischa has been quite successful in his career as an entrepreneur. He has raised three companies. He is a Chief Marketing Officer of a clothing company named ProBroWear, offers an online fitness assistance and training to his followers and clients through his online training course titled ‘Lean Bulk System’. In addition to it, he is also the co-founder of Profuel which is a vegan supplement company. He offers his training program, Busy Body, which includes two 60 minutes work out plans a week along with guidance and tips on vegan diet for muscle building.
Mischa Janiec is an authentic and professional body trainer who is not afraid of going to any limits. In fact, according to him, he has no limits when it comes to his passion and interests. Moreover, he loves to travel around the world and see different places. He has been travelling since 2016 with his girlfriend. You can catch the glimpses of success, adventure, passion and fun in his life by following his social media accounts.
Achievements of Mischa Janiec
Achievements are the manifestation of one’s authenticity and hard work. Mischa Janiec has bagged significant achievements in his pocket. In 2011, he became the champion of Swiss Natural Bodybuilding Competition. This is not just it. In 2013, he got second place in GNBF 2013 International Class in Germany and SNBF 2013 Heavyweight Class in Switzerland. Furthermore, he was the winner of Heavyweight and Overall WNBF Muscle Mayhem in 2016.
He was also invited as a Ted Talk Speaker in 2016. His Ted Talk video received over 2 million views on YouTube. Mischa also became part of Netflix Documentary titled “The Game Changers” including Lewis Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Goals of Mischa Janiec
Mischa is of the view that with enough dedication and perseverance, there is nothing worthwhile that one cannot achieve. He is the staunch supporter and follower of hard work and passion. According to Mischa, his goals include raising awareness and inspiring people all around the world. Furthermore, he aims to achieve his goal of becoming a well-known fitness model in USA in next few years.
The ambitious attitude of Mischa is surely an example for all those who are seeking ways to achieve their goals and overcoming all the challenges on their path.
Author of Book: The ChainlessLIFE
Mischa is also an author of a book titled ‘The ChainlessLIFE’. His book is based on his vision of chainlesslife where one can live a full and self-determined life, striving for the highest form of self-realization by taking control on one’s own life along with core values like freedom, authenticity, ownership, self-realization, health and self-actualization.
In his book, he talks about motivation and inspiration to lead a successful life. He also talks about prejudices prevalent in society that limit one’s ability to progress and grow. The central idea of this book revolves around personal development without paying any heed to other people’s opinions. Mischa aims to help people unchain themselves from the shackles of societal concerns and expectations and realize their true potential by raising self-consciousness in order to lead a successful life based on their own terms.
“I live exactly the lifestyle that I had considered “impossible” 10 years ago.”
– Mischa Janiec