Amateur Bodybuilder of the Week: Carl Taglianetti

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  • Name: Carl Taglianetti
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  • Age: 23
  • Where: Rhode Island
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 225-230 lbs contest
  • Years Bodybuilding :7
  • Favorite Bodypart: Shoulders
  • Favorite Exercise: Dumbbell overhead ext. & Deadlifts
  • Favorite Supplements: Glutamine, creatine, nitrix

How Did You Get Started?

I started lifting weights in my basement gym when I was 16 with my fathers help and he showed me everything and made me eat everything to get bigger. I feel in love with the weights and been lifting ever since.

I wanted to get bigger more than anybody. I put all I had into every workout. I always read muscle magazines to learn as much as I could. My father wrote out my diet and I started growing and seeing results made me train harder. I outgrew my gym and joined World Gym and took my size to another level.

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I Put All I Had Into Every Workout.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

I always worked out 1 muscle a day 5 days a week this way I could train that bodypart as hard as I can and give it a week to rest.

Day 1 Legs:

Day 2 Chest:

Day 3 Back:

Day 4 Shoulders & Hams:

Day 5 Arms:

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

High carb moderate protein low fat diets always helped me reach my goals with a cheat day once a week I like my carbs 3 grams per pound of body weight 1 gram for protein. As long as I keep cardio at least 3-4 times a week for no less than 40 min I stay fairly lean I don't like to get sloppy when I am trying to gain size.

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I Don't Like To Get Sloppy.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

The best supplements I have ever used is Nitrix, V-12 give my great pumps and strength. I use 10grams of glutamine and bcaa after every workout with 5 grams of creatine with at least 80 grams of carbs simple & complex.

Flax capsules and primrose oil caps with 4 of my meals. Joint support helps me train heavy without getting hurt I have been using it for 3 years now. And I drink at least 4-5 protein shakes a day I like to use Labrada Products & Natures Best because I trust them.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love the sport of bodybuilding and the people who are dedicated enough to do it because it is a full time job. When you can leave the gym after a hard workout and look forward to training the next day that's how I know I love bodybuilding.

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I Love The Sport Of Bodybuilding.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I really want to see how big I can get and compete at least once a year that's my plan Lord willing.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Train hard and heavy but good clean form and Eat Right. I read an article back when I was 18 and it's was put out by a pro bodybuilder I forgot his name but it said this "It's better to miss the gym than to miss a meal" I than realized how important nutrition for your gains at least (80%) in my book and I followed this ever since.

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Train Hard & Heavy.

Every bodybuilder should own and watch over and over is the Ronnie Coleman DVD Cost Of Redemption I learned a lot from him and it made my train harder

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

My favorite bodybuilders are Ronnie Coleman, Gunther, Markus Ruhl, Chris Cook.