Bill Sahli (1957 – Present) was born in Upstate New York, to Italian German parents
and grew up in a little Italian neighborhood in East Utica. At the age of 14 he began
his career as a competitive bodybuilder, considered what you would call a “hard gainer”…
a skinny kid!
Growing up in a power lifting gym guided by a super strong veteran bodybuilder and
still close friend, Roger D, his experience provided the knowledge to develop power
and perform feats of strength far beyond the norm. Bill idolized Paul Anderson,Chuck
Sipes and Franco Columbo, striving to acquire the secrets to their power, which he
He’s has successfully competed as an amateur and won local, state and regional shows.
His last competition was the 1988 NPC Nationals after which he retired from competition.
Bill still trains as he did 40 years ago, with the intensity and fire well learned
in his 4 decades of bodybuilding/powerbuilding experience.
His mentor and friend, Mike Mentzer, greatly influenced his learning curve inspiring
him to become both a trainer and author.
Since that time he has trained and coached countless individuals worldwide in his
High Intensity Body and Mindset Approach. Bill is considered a top authority on High
Intensity Strength Training.
You can listen to a one on one candid interview with Bill Sahli Here
Being a 40 year veteran X Competitive Bodybuilder, High Intensity Training Coach,
Author, Life Coach, Minister and Spiritual Counselor with 4 decades of combined
experience, he is well qualified and has authored among others the Mind Becomes Mass