Featured Bodybuilder: Chris Nelson

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Chris Nelson

Age: 19

Height: 5’11

Measurements & Stats

Body Weight: 235

Arms 18in, Chest 48in, Legs 22in,

Bench 345×4, Deadlift 600×1, and Squat 455×10

 

When did you start Bodybuilding & how did you get started?

When I was a freshmen in high school all I did was play baseball, I started getting into weightlifting for my school, them I started getting all the magazines and learning a lot about bodybuilding! My junior year of high school I got in a really bad car accident and my weightlifting career ended. I started going back to the gym a year later at 17 years old. The owner of my gym reintroduced me to bodybuilding and talked me into competing. I waited till I was 18 to compete in my first show!

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Describe your training program

Sunday- Legs (quads)

Mon- Chest & Tris

Tue- Back & Bis

Wed- Shoulders & Traps

Thurs- Legs (hams)

Fri- Rest

Sat- Back

I train calves every other day because it’s one of those muscles I was t genetically gifted with!

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Describe your diet and supplementation

In the offseason I eat about 8-9 meals a day. I eat every 2 and half hours. I try not to eat really dirty in the offseason. I’d rather stay a little leaner.

Pre Contest I eat 6-7 meals a day every 3 hours. Always keep my protein. High my fats real low and my carbs moderately high around 265-270! I’m very carb sensitive and I’ll lose weight on the scale when they’re really low but ill still look full. So I don’t drop them too low!

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What are your favorite supplements? 

My favorite supps are in offseason: pre workout, intra workout carb matrix, protein, creatine!

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Bodybuilding Achievements

My bodybuilding achievements: my first show was 2012 Valenti Gold Cup in Sarasota, FL 1st place Teen Division

2013 Hurricane Bay Tampa, FL, 2nd place Teen Division

2013 Hurricane Bay Tampa, FL 3rd place Men’s Heavyweight

Sponsored Athlete by RSP Nutrition

 

What are your goals for the future?

2014 goals are to win teen Europa Orlando in April. And hopefully qualify for a national show!

I am a personal trainer in Spring Hill, FL! And I’ll be attending school for a nutritionist degree.