|IDFA Pro since:||2008|
|IDFA Competitor since:||2007|
|Weight:||225 (as high as 272 lbs) lbs|
|Competition Weight:||190-195 lbs|
|Favourite Body Part:||love them all.....|
Rob DeLuca, (Last name means, “Of the Sun”), received his IDFA Pro Card via winning the Open Men’s overall and Masters Overall at the 2008 IDFA Canadian Classic IV. He will turn 47 this July 11th, and has been training for 36 years. Rob has competed in 14 contest to date. He’s weighed as much as 272 lbs in the off season and as little as 186.4 lbs, pre-contest; he’s 5′ 11 1/2″ tall.
Married to Wife Lori, for 24 years, and they dated for 6 years before that. They have 2 Children, Daughter Andrea 17, and Son Nicholas, 15. Rob was born and raised in Hamilton and now reside in Ancaster. He is of Italian Decent. Rob is self-employed, operating a Roofing Contracting company which at times has employed 120+ workers.
“I absolutely love weight training and Body Building, and have since the age of 11.”
Rob would like to add a very heartfelt thank you to Shaun and his federation, the IDFA, for allowing him the opportunity to display the results achieved through a lifetime of Drug Free Weight Training / Body Building.
Rob will be competing next at the 2012 IDFA International Championship on July 21 & 22 in the PRO Heavyweight Class. Come cheer big Rob Deluca on!!!!
Some of my life-time best strength achievements are as follows:
-Flat dumbbell press – 165’s x 7 reps
-Flat Barbell bench – 365 lbs x 7 reps, 445 lbs x 1 rep
-D-Handle Seated Cable Rows – 400 lbs x 8 reps
-Standing Barbell curl – 215 lbs x8 reps
-Seated Front Barbell Press – 275 lbs x 7, 315 lbs x 3 reps
-Dumbbell Rowing – 200 lbs x 6 reps
-Hack Squat – 6 plates per side x 10 reps, 8 plates x 6 reps
-Nebula Leg Press – 38 plates x 8 reps
-Stiff Legged Dead Lifts – 405 lbs x 5 reps