MONROE, Conn., Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- German American Technologies (GAT), maker of clinically studied NITRAFLEX® pre-workout and ADENOFLEX® post-workout formulas, today proudly announces the signing of IFBB professional bodybuilder and bodybuilding coach Dennis James. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131012/FL96493 ) Born to German and American parents, Dennis James's bodybuilding career began in Thailand in 1992 after betting a friend $100 that he could best his physique in less than 3 months. One month later, his friend accepted defeat and paid him his $100. A little over a year later, Dennis would place 4th in the medium-tall category in the 1993 Mr. Universe, his first bodybuilding competition. To date, Dennis has competed in 53 competitions, including 10 Mr. Olympias. GAT President & CEO Charles Moser commented, "Our decision to sign Dennis James to Team GAT was influenced by a number of factors. He has an exceptional command of bodybuilding training, dieting and competition. Dennis also has a growing base of fans from around the world, with over 350,000 Facebook likes and nearly 23,000 Twitter followers. We are excited to have Dennis help us expand the reach of the GAT brand internationally and coach other Team GAT athletes such as Big Ramy to compete harder and achieve even greater success on the bodybuilding stage." Dennis James relates, "Across the USA and abroad, I'm seeing that more and more men and women are switching to GAT products because of their ability to dramatically increase energy, muscle size, strength and definition. Similarly, around the world I am known for producing dramatic transformations in the physique athletes that I coach, including Big Ramy. It is only fitting that I should partner with GAT and help build global awareness of this authentically hardcore brand and its exciting portfolio of supplement formulas." GAT will be sponsoring the 1 st annual NPC Dennis James Classic to be held May 2014 in Phoenix, AZ.ABOUT GAT GAT designs, studies and produces physique and performance enhancing dietary supplements for athletes and workout enthusiasts of all kinds. Its product portfolio includes clinically studied NITRAFLEX® and ADENOFLEX®, along with MUSCLE MARTINI®, SUPERTEIN®, TESTROL®, JETFUEL® weight-loss products, and many more. GAT products are available in over 50 countries and 1000 brick-and-mortar and online retailers.