Fit Employee Spotlight - Melis Kostjerevac

Melis is more than a Bodybuilding.com employee. He lives and breathes the Bodybuilding.com lifestyle. He's dedicated, driven, and he brings his work everywhere he goes.
Q
Tell us a little about yourself. What is your position at Bodybuilding.com? How long have you worked here?

I work in customer service. I am a part of the international specialist team. I currently work on fixing international orders via email.

I also work on domestic emails, fixing issues on orders such as backordered or discontinued products. I also provide product replacement suggestions.

What was your workout/fitness/nutrition level before working at Bodybuilding.com?

I had done my first show 2 weeks prior to my hire date.

What does your workout routine consist of now?

Doing heavy sets with maximum contraction and focusing on form. Form over weight any day. As long as you use your muscle to the best ability it can.

Lifting Schedule

Monday: Chest/Biceps


Tuesday: Back/Triceps


Wednesday: Off

Thursday: Legs


Friday: Shoulders/Calves


Saturday: AM HIIT Cardio Only
  • HIIT Cardio HIIT Cardio

    HIIT Cardio

    30-35 minutes total, 2 minutes steady jog
    plus 1 minute sprint
Sunday: AM HIIT Cardio Only
  • HIIT Cardio HIIT Cardio

    HIIT Cardio

    30-35 minutes total, 2 minutes steady jog
    plus 1 minute sprint

Cardio: I do cardio every single day except for Wednesday. I do HIIT (high intensity interval training). When I get close to my contest I do steady cardio.

What does your diet consist of now?

Breakfast

Snack

Lunch

Snack

Dinner

Before Bed

What supplements have helped you reach your goals?
Pre & Post Workout
Upon Waking & Pre Workout
Breakfast & Before Bed
What is it like working at Bodybuilding.com? Does it create a helpful fitness environment?

It is probably the biggest thing that pushes me to go further in fitness. Everyone around me is understanding and motivating when it comes to working out, especially when you get on low carbohydrates. Everyone is understanding and full of support. It is like a family.

How does the Bodybuilding.com environment influence your health, fitness and appearance goals?

My superiors and coworkers push me passed what I can achieve on my own. Their support and belief in me has elevated me above what I thought was possible.

What are your co-workers like?

Everyone is very kind, understanding and willing to help out no matter what it is.

Did someone from Bodybuilding.com inspire
you to reach your goals?

A few people have. Mckyle Duncan, Jesse Ellis, and Kyle Shirley, they have all been nothing but motivating for me. They are all older than me. They are like my big brothers that I never had. They all push me to be the best that I can be.

Have you inspired others with your new look and attitude?

Yes, I feel like I have inspired plenty of co workers. Also, friends at home stick to strict diets and understand it takes will and desire to be the best they can be.

What is your favorite feature on the Bodybuilding.com website?

Bodyspace! I love to see fit people. Everyone on there has the same exact goal, to have the best physique that they can have.

How does Bodybuilding.com help to motivate/support you?

They provide the tools and the knowledge to help me with anything. Any question I have. There is either an article, or someone that knows exactly how to answer the question.

Does practicing the bodybuilding lifestyle improve the productivity of Bodybuilding.com? If so, how?

Yes it does. Bodybuilding is unlike any sport I have ever done. It is a sport that revolves around dieting and being strict 24/7. I put everything I can into bodybuilding which transfers into everything else that I do, including working here.

What are your future goals? Do you think working for Bodybuilding.com will help you reach them?

I want to reach the best physique I possibly can naturally! With the help of the products and knowledge at bodybuilding.com of course. All the tools are right in front of me as long as I stick to what I love. The rest will come easy!

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