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Body Transformation: Guided Growth

A personal trainer introduced Jordan to fitness and taught him the basics. As his intensity grew, Jordan started lifting with seasoned veterans who rounded out his weaknesses!
Name: Jordan Metcalfe
Email: jordymetcalfe@hotmail.com
BodySpace: Jordz121

Jordan Metcalfe Jordan Metcalfe
AGE 18
HEIGHT
5'10"
WEIGHT
128 lbs
AGE 21
HEIGHT
5'10"
WEIGHT
187 lbs

Why I Decided To Transform

I was a skinny 128 pounds and spent most of my senior year lunch breaks in my car because I didn't have a big group of friends. After high school, I became friends with a personal trainer who opened my eyes to the fitness world. I started training with him while he coached me on correct technique and different exercises for each muscle group.

After training with him for nearly a year, I can confidently say that I caught the fitness bug. Training went from three days per week to 5-6 days per week and the intensity grew with the results.

I decided to put 100 percent effort toward training because I loved it so much. The gym is a place I go to get away from life and relax. It's the place I go when I'm happy, sad, or struggling with low motivation. The sense of being and accomplishment fuels my workouts.

How I Accomplished My Goals

Around the age of 19, I started training on my own; using the knowledge, tips, and tricks I learned from the personal trainer. It was hard to keep intensity levels high on my own at first, but my love for the gym prevailed and kept me on track. As time went by, my results started to plateau, so I went online and browsed new training programs. I started watching videos of Jay Cutler and Phil Heath for inspiration and motivation. They really helped spice up my training sessions.

I started training with two other guys who were training on an entirely different level. They shocked my body to grow and I was never the same. My body was constantly guessing. Five months into training with these guys and sorting out my nutrition to a near-perfect diet, I put on 17.6 pounds. I couldn't believe it.

Supplements That Helped Me Through The Journey
With Meal 1
Pre-workout
Intra-workout
With Meal 5: Post-workout
With Meal 7: Before Bed
Diet Plan That Guided My Transformation
Meal 1
Meal 2
  • tuna

    Tuna

    185g

  • kumara

    Kumara

    1

Meal 3
Meal 4
Meal 5
Meal 6
Training Regimen That Kept Me On Track
Day 1: Chest
Day 2: Biceps/Triceps
Day 3: Rest
Day 4: Shoulders
Day 5: Back
Day 6: Biceps/Triceps
Day 7: Legs
What Aspect Challenged Me The Most

The aspect that challenged me most was the diet. I love food, and not being able to eat the desirables (Lasagna, spaghetti bolognaise, and garlic bread) killed me. It took awhile to get used to, but I finally got into a good routine and ate good foods every 2-3 hours. I believe the diet is everything when training. It provides more energy, faster results, greater strength, and makes you feel better in general, but it takes a lot of self-control.

My Future Fitness Plans

I love fitness and I'll never stop training. It has become a large part of my life. My future goals are to enter a local bodybuilding competition and build up to a national event.

Suggestions For Aspiring Transformers

Always believe in yourself, never give up, and don't settle for average. Push yourself. Nobody is perfect and there's always room for improvement.

How Bodybuilding.com Helped Me Reach My Goals

Bodybuilding.com is where I get all my supplements. It has a wide range of products with good prices, and couldn't ask for more. BodySpace allows me to socialize with people who have the same goals and aspirations, which is awesome! There are several interesting articles and training programs that have helped me on my way.

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Derekdiruz

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Derekdiruz

Good job man! Story really relates.

Oct 17, 2012 6:20pm | report
 
jmtrevino23

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jmtrevino23

Nice gains! I only seem to gain size on my arms, and not much.

Oct 17, 2012 7:48pm | report
 
BdavisFOX

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BdavisFOX

awsome work

Oct 17, 2012 8:19pm | report
 
fredzz1003

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fredzz1003

good Job Man (y)

Oct 18, 2012 1:07am | report
 
robdobbie

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robdobbie

Is gaining 20lbs a year for 3 years possible naturally?

Oct 18, 2012 5:04am | report
 
zmcpherson

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zmcpherson

if you have to ask

Oct 18, 2012 7:18am | report
mckitter

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mckitter

I put on 9 pounds in a week on an all inclusive holiday, so I would say so lol

Oct 18, 2012 12:47pm | report
EddieBU15

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EddieBU15

hahahaha oh my gosh, you guys and thinking people with determination and dreams aren't natural...... I gained 40lbs in less than two years and unless I'm injected in my sleep, im fairly certain I'm natural.

Oct 18, 2012 3:16pm | report
JRose13

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JRose13

obviously if your asking that you dont know anything about bodybuilding, ive been training for 10 months now and already gained 30 pounds of muscle while losing some fat also, so anything is possible with determination and commitment

Oct 18, 2012 4:59pm | report
Tabmow

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Tabmow

30 pounds of muscle in 10 months? Unlikely.
You can definitely put on weight/mass in that time, but to think that it is all muscle is a bit nieve :)

Oct 18, 2012 6:10pm | report
robdobbie

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robdobbie

@mckitter, we're talking muscle, not fat

@EddieBU15, you may be able to do that with a lot of hard work, but the closer you get to your natural potential the more your body slows down the amount of muscle you can put on,
20lbs in a year? Good training and diet
40lbs in two years? Great training and diet
60lbs in three years? 500mgs of Test-e & dbol

@JRose, so you were around 40-45kgs when you started training?
AHAHAHAHAHHAHA, I'm sure.

Oct 19, 2012 1:59am | report
FueltheFire

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FueltheFire

It's healthy to gain 1 to 2lbs per week. He could put 20lbs on in 10-20 weeks (2.5-5months) if dieting properly and could cut to lose the weight. So yes it is possible...

Oct 19, 2012 11:36am | report
robdobbie

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robdobbie

Healthy to put on 2lbs a week? That would be 1000kcals over maintenance a day

Oct 25, 2012 1:51am | report
Evander06

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Evander06

this is some of the worst information i have ever read lol. It isn't abnormal for a teen going through a growth spurt to put on an unnatural amount of pound just due to the fact their test is a bit higher. A lot of thtat muscle would have been put on just from "growing up" Good diet and training just futhers the results. And 1 to 2 pounds per week? Of muscle? No. Its healthy to LOSE 1 to 2 pounds per week of fat without losing muscle. Its natural to put on 5 to 10 pounds of muscle per YEAR. 10 pounds being someone who has awesome genetics. 5-10 pounds naturally anyway. And to the nerd who said 30 pounds of muscle in 10 months while losing fat must have muscle confused with weight.

Oct 26, 2012 6:35am | report
mrdmartin2

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mrdmartin2

@Evander06 I don't know much about nutrition, dieting, or the supplements but I do know 20lbs within 8 months is possible. I went from 145lbs to 165lbs but you have to make lifting your life and eat your 3 square away meals.

May 1, 2013 9:50pm | report
EddieBU15

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EddieBU15

Great Job broski. awesome lats and traps. how do you like juggernaut as a pwo?

Oct 18, 2012 3:18pm | report
 
Jordz121

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Jordz121

yeah man Juggernaut is awesome, real good pump and good focus :)

Oct 18, 2012 11:31pm | report
joserro

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joserro

no rest???

Oct 18, 2012 4:55pm | report
 
OkashiiKen

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OkashiiKen

Day 3...

Oct 18, 2012 5:28pm | report
OkashiiKen

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OkashiiKen

Nice work. Chest workout is really similar to mine, and I think im going to steal your workout regiment for a few weeks. Lats are beast.

Oct 18, 2012 5:30pm | report
 
Vanstuart

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Vanstuart

incredible story bro. keep up the hard work and strict diet and im sure you will win contests in the near future. btw do you always do arms twice a week? or just some weeks?

Oct 18, 2012 9:52pm | report
 
Jordz121

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Jordz121

hey mate, nah i generaly do the body part i feel needs the most work so that will change from week to week :)

Oct 18, 2012 11:32pm | report
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