Figure Pro and Fitness Model Jelena Abbou Talks With TheAthleticBuild.com

How did you get started in bodybuilding/fitness?

I started working out in my little town in Serbia when was like like 16. I was one of the first girls in my town to started lifting

What is your favorite body part to train?

Shoulders. And Legs.

Can you give us a sample of your routine?

I like to change it up, and depends if I’m getting ready for a show or not but usually I do one body part a day and legs I repeat twice.

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What kind of music do you listen to when you are working out?

House and love all kind of remixes.

We all have at least one, what is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?

Prob some old folk Serbian.

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Favorite sports team?

Not really into sports but like watching football.

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What does your diet look like when you are trying to get lean?

Depends how far from the show I am but usually my carbs get lower or I cycle carbs.

What kind of cardio do you like best and why?

I love stair climber. I feel works my glutes the best and also I can read while on it, makes time go faster.

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If you could give somebody only one fitness tip what would it be?

Hard work pays off.

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Favorite cheat food?

Sushi or pizza.

Do you take any supplements?

Yes I take lots of different vitamins, fish oil, calcium, enzymes, joint support, glutamine BCAA.

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What does the future hold for you?

I’m getting ready for Olympia Sep 28. Not sure after that.

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