Over 40 Bodybuilder of the Week: Larry Burt

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How Did You Get Started?

I was born with a sunken chest. In the 70's, my Dad started me with weight training to correct the problem. Doctors discouraged weight training at such a young age. They claimed it would stunt my growth. The bench presses and pull-overs reversed my medical condition. Surgery wasn't necessary. I continued pumping iron to condition myself for high school gymnastics. In 1980, I entered my first bodybuilding, the Mr. Teenage Minnesota.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?


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What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

I keep the diet pretty clean all year, with one cheat day per week. The diet is high protein, moderate carbs, and low fat. My protein sources include tuna, turkey burger, chicken breast, and egg whites. Carbs consist of brown rice, potatoes, oatmeal, and vegetables. My good fats are MCT'S, flax seed oil, and natural peanut butter. I consistently drink 1 gallon of purified water every day.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

IDS Whey Isolate Protein Powder, Ultimate Nutrition MCT'S, Kaizen ZMA, and Pure Glutamine Powder.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

As a lifetime natural bodybuilder, it has built discipline in all areas of my life. Bodybuilding has helped strengthen my mind , body, and soul. It has been a blessing to help others reach their fitness goals. This positive lifestyle opened up several opportunities in judging, personal training, and seminars. I also love drug-free bodybuilding for all the health benefits.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I'm currently training for the Mr. Natural USA. I will be guest posing at the 2007 Mr. Natural Minnesota. I'm also booked for a bodybuilding seminar and contest judging.


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What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Consistency is the key to successful bodybuilding. My motto is train intensely, eat nutritiously, and rest adequately. Be patient and stay drug-free. Nothing worthwhile is easy! Bodybuilding will help you conquer anything in this short life.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Russ Testo and Lee Haney. These Christian bodybuilders have helped thousands of people. I respect their integrity and personal ministries. I love Russ Testo's motivational scripture verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.

Thank you for an awesome web site and company. You have helped my bodybuilding dreams come true!!!
Larry Burt
mrmidwestern@aol.com

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