- 1999 Mr. Universe
- 2003 Overall WNBF International Champion
- 2003 and 2004 World Heavyweight Champion
- 2004 World fitness Champion
- 2004 American Champion
- 2005 American Champion
What is your background and how did you get started in bodybuilding?
I was an Elite Level gymnast.
Why do you love bodybuilding?
I was told many times as a gymnast that I should be a bodybuilder. I hated those comments because I didn’t want to get bulked anymore than I already was. As a gymnast you want to be small.
What is your training philosophy?
What's a good workout routine that has given you results?
- Monday - Legs
- Tuesday - Chest
- Wednesday - Back
- Thursday - Legs
- Friday - Shoulders
- Saturday - Arms
- Sunday - Off
If you have to pick only 3 exercises, what would they be and why?
- Squats - Big core builders and total legs volumizer.
- Incline Dumbbell Press - Works upper chest and shoulders…love this for a high chest peak.
- Chin Ups - Can’t get any better for wide back and some arm pump!
What’s the best training tip you could give to others?
Train hard, but train smart. Don’t ignore injuries - they haunt you later at my age!
What is your philosophy on nutrition?
Clean, lean, builds a better machine.
Give us a typical day in your off season diet:
200-300 grams of beef, chicken, egg whites, turkey or fish, 200, grams of yams, red potatoes, brown rice, oatmeal. Cheat on typical junk here and there, but not often.
Give us a typical day in your diet (contest prep):
Close to off-season, but cut back on the starches and add more green veggies.
What are your favorite meals and foods?
Oatmeal, yams, steak, salads.
Favorite cheat food?
What’s be the best nutrition tip you could give to others?
Junk food does not build quality muscle.
What supplements do you use that give you great results? How do you use them?
- Amino Acids - Good muscle teardown recovery.
- Creatine - Gives me good strength.
- NO Xplode - It is what it is… explode.
What brands do you think are offering the best products at the moment?
What do you think is a good off season muscle building stack?
What do you think is a good pre-contest/fat loss stack?
Cardio, and clean eating.
Advice For Others
What are the 3 best tips you'd give to someone thinking about competing in natural bodybuilding?
- Follow the rules and be patient.
- Train smart but don’t be afraid to hit it hard and heavy.
What is your best advice for looking your best on competition day?
Stick with what your body is use t.
How do you stay motivated? What advice would you give to someone who's having trouble staying on track?
It's all about the big picture...do it for you.
What shows have you got coming up, where can we see you compete?
Barbados Universe 2010.
What would you like to achieve in your natural bodybuilding career?
Who are your favorite bodybuilders and idols?
None, I don’t idolize. But I do respect.
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