How to Build the Room of Improvement: Interview with AT11 Winner Henry Tom

Here’s your new interview with one of the winners from the 11th Adonis Golden Ratio Transformation Contest.

Today John talks to Henry Tom,  who placed  9th in our last 12-Week Transformation contest.  Henry was active in fitness in his early 20’s.  He was an avid practitioner in Martial Arts.  However, when marriage and a new born baby entered his life, workouts and fitness was no longer a priority.  Henry wasn’t overly concerned as he didn’t think he was far off from the mark.

However, when attempts at weight loss became a struggle  for him in his 40’s he began looking for other solutions.  His initial trainers he worked with focused only on strength training, hardly mentioning nutrition.  He experience moderate levels of success when finally working with a trainer who placed emphasis on nutrition.  Little did he know, Henry was on his way to making a successful transformation.

Henry would later stumble upon AGR and found the combination of strength training and sound nutritional advice.  Remembering his prior success when he placed an emphasis on nutrition, Henry decided to enter contest AT11.  He was excited to start the contest when he realized that in order  to achieve his “Ideal” measurements there was room for improvement.


“Improvement begins with I.” – Arnold H. Glasow

Scroll down to read more of  Henry’s transformation journey in his own words.

But first, check out Henry’s  AT11 Pictures:

Henry Tom -  9th Place - Front Before/After Photos

Henry Tom – AT11 9th Place – Front Before/After Photos


Henry Tom -  9th Place - Side Before/After Photos

Henry Tom – AT11 9th Place – Side Before/After Photos


Henry Tom -  9th Place - Back Before/After Photos

Henry Tom – AT11 9th Place – Back Before/After Photos


Henry’s Transformation Essay:

After twelve weeks of working out and eating with discipline, there’s been a change. The whole process has been transformative and educational, as I see how much I can achieve, and how much more I can do! It was worth the time, energy and effort in making life better!




Kudos to you for battling through your injury to make a successful finish in contest AT11. For your valiant effort and staying the course your were able to earn a Top 10 spot in AT11.

As the saying goes, “winners never quit and quitters never win.”

Congrats again on a successful transformation!

your brother in Iron,

Allen Elliott | Adonis Golden Ratio Ambassador


Henry’s Transformation Interview:

To listen to Henry’s transformation podcast interview click below:

About Allen Elliott

Allen is the Editor-In Chief of the Adonis Index Blog, bringing you weekly articles on contest prep, transformation testimonials' and much more!

Additionally he is a published Fitness Personality, Certified Personal Trainer, and National Competitor in the NPC Men's Physique Division.

Last but not least, as an Adonis/Venus Index Transformation Coach, he works to provide guided solutions for people who sincerely strive to meet their fitness goals.

Being a fitness model and competitor gives him a lot of valuable insights that nobody else talks about. Among other things, he will teach you how to prepare for a live show or a fitness photoshoot yourself.

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