Some people prefer the harder path to the end result. That's the best way to describe Austin. He earns every pound of muscle and takes nothing for granted in the weight room! My journey started during my freshman year of high school. I'd always been fairly athletic in my youth, playing soccer, swimming competitively, and playing baseball. Although I was athletic, I was by no means muscular. It was my freshman year of high school and I weighed in at a measly pounds. A buddy of mine started doing push-ups and sit-ups every night, so I decided I'd do it too. Eventually, we evolved from this and got a gym membership together at a local gym.
Christopher lost track of fitness early in life, but regenerated his passion though bodybuilding. He road tripped to the Arnold Classic, competed shortly after, and craves more iron! I've always been an athletic guy, competing in hockey, soccer, tennis, swimming, taekwondo, and baseball. None really interested me, so I tried out for a musical and went more of an art type. My physical activity decreased, my diet fell off, and I started noticing that I was putting on quite a bit of body fat. I always wanted to work out at a gym, but my parents told me I was too young, and told me wives' tales about how it would stunt my growth. Finally, I convinced my mother to get me a gym membership. I started with a personal trainer who showed me the basics and then I went out on my own. I was thrilled to be in the gym. I saw the pounds come off and I got stronger.
Have your ever thought about entering a bodybuilding competition but have no idea what to expect? Check out this comprehensive guide to preparing for a contest! After many months or years of pounding away in the gym you may wish to compete in a bodybuilding contest. In this article I'll cover some information about competitive bodybuilding that will help you prepare for your first contest. Of course not everyone is interested in competition. In fact the vast majority of people in the gym have no intention of competing. But for those of you who do want to compete in the future, this article is a must read. Why Compete? One of the benefits of competing is improved progress. Bodybuilders who compete make better progress then those who do not.
He turned his passion into hypertrophy, worked his way onto the competition stage, and has big-time bodybuilding aspirations! See how Kai Greene serves as Matt's inspiration! I started out at as a hockey player from age During that time, I began weight training and I fell in love with the weights more than playing hockey. When I got to high school, I immediately saw the weight room as a place to gain an edge on the ice. I was pounds at 5-foot-9 and I was scrawny. Over the next three years in high school I managed to gain 45 pounds. However, my legs became too big and they started to cramp every time I played hockey. It was time to quit hockey and pursue bodybuilding after my senior year in high school.