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How did you get started in bodybuilding?
I’ve Always Loved Bodybuilding, since I was young never thought I could compete, and it wasn’t until the age of 28 I did my first show and I had my first mentor and coach take me on and train me for my first NPC show and I took first in Novice middle weight and 3rd place in The Open Mid USA, not bad for a first timer competing, and when the odds were against me at the time tattoos and bodybuilding were still taboo in 08, felt good being an underdog doing so well my first show, and jumpstarting a new standard.
What is your favorite body part to train?
Believe it or Not I Love Training Legs. Legs are like the bully body part that so many people like to avoid I Love that almost puking sensation at the end of my Smash Leg workouts, feels almost as amazing as kissing a beautiful woman for the first time on a date.
Can you give us a sample of your routine?
I usually start off with leg extensions I do these sets called ladders, so goes reps of 6, 8, 10 reps 1st set then second set 10, 8, 6 back down the weight rack, then repeat for 6 sets. Second exercise followed by 4 heavy sets of squats and totally load the quads up with blood, followed usually by 2 more exercises for quads then hamstrings after.
What kind of music do you listen to when you are working out?
My play list is generally a mutt, mix of old hair metal jams, from Motley Crue to Guns N Roses, to Avenged Sevenfold to Five finger Death Punch, Elvis Presley, Drake, Jason Aldean, David Bowie, Little Biggie, Gotta have 2-Pac, then a little Daughtry when I’m cooling down from my workout, and I’m winding down the RPM’s.
We all have at least one, what is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
My Song Is “Baby Come Back” By Player old song goodie.
Favorite sports team?
I like Base Ball I’m a big Red Sox fan, hey we suck right now but I’m no sell out to my fav team.
What does your diet look like when you are trying to get lean?
Diet usually switches up to allot of white meat no red meat at all no shakes, squash, and allot of friggen asparagus.
What kind of cardio do you like best and why?
I Love Doing boxing mitts with my coach , conditions my shoulders, and I twist allot brings in my oblique’s and abs allot better and I’m constantly moving, I’m literally weezing Like the Predator without his mask when I’m Done.
If you could give somebody only one fitness tip what would it be?
There should never be a bad Offseason, I believe if you are an athlete bulking process should be clean so when its time to cut its not hard and you have dense muscle not a ton of water and fat to drop when your in contest prep.
Tell us about your biggest bodybuilding/fitness influence?
Right Now At This Point My Coach Michael Donathan. He has taught me to keep the mind strong when trying to be the best the body follows the mind without a strong mind the body will fall, even if the body is the strongest in the world, a life mishap can affect the mind easily if its weak, if its strong the world could be falling down and you have a show in a couple weeks that goal can be made at any cost, you determine your outcome, not life’s mishaps.
Favorite cheat food?
Tons of sushi, not sashimi either the rolls loaded with all the good stuff in it.
Do you take any supplements?
I take a ton of stuff I do BMR’s ANIMUS for my pre workout, and I use Ameri-Cell Labs Nitro Pump together for my pre workout, and I use Universal Animal Paks for my Multi Nourishment.
What does the future hold for you?
Right now I’m Currently preparing for my Muscle mania Pro card In Miami in 4 weeks it feels good and this is the biggest and best condition I’ve ever been in. I’m currently sponsored by Sacrifice and Honor Athletics sacrificeandhonor.com, and I’m one of their athletes and to be apart of a team with heavy hitter such as FRANK McGrath, Mike Van Wikk, and fitness model super star Lindsey Kaye, I’m Honored to be apart of such a team. I hope one day to be a household name to be basically an inspirational figure, even if I don’t go Muscle Mania pro I want to just have an inspirational physique with the tattoos and that unique look that people can relate to in some way shape or form to inspire. I’ve had so many people along my path that have inspired me in the industry some fitness models on the female side, bodybuilders, fitness models, and even Judges I have allot of respect for that I am Honored to call friends these days. Its like a dream being friends with so many people I looked to its like I’m Living in a dream and this journey has been Amazing, cant wait for what is next.