The Universal Road Trip (URT), gaining momentum afer voyages including Southern California, Vegas, the Midwest, Austria, Germany, Rio de Janeiro, and the U.K., returned home to display its roots to the world, laying tracks across the Garden State.


This July, over the course of nine days, the URT crew, including IFBB pros Antoine Vaillant and Callie Bundy, as well as national level NPC competitors like Josh Halladay, Josh Landry, Tyler Cohen, Whitney Conner, and Gary Turner did what they do best—train, eat, and have fun all over New Jersey. 


Hitting iconic East Coast bodybuilding facilities Diamond, Atilis, Pure Focus, Apollon, Strong & Shapely, Chiseled, Fitness City, Pearl UNIVERSAL ROAD TRIP Street, and Brigantine Fitness, as well as legendary eateries and popular tourist attractions, this leg of the URT highlighted and encompassed all things New Jersey. From the city to the suburbs, the gym to the beach, the Road Trippers saw it all, documenting it as they went in real time on Twitter, Facebook, Vine, and Instagram (@UniversalUSA). As always, in the afermath, a corresponding URT video series will be produced and featured exclusively on the UniversalUSA YouTube page. To learn more about the Universal Road Trip and when one might be traveling through your neck of the woods, join their community today at —GREG SANTARSIERO