Porter Cottrell Interview!

Porter Cottrell came to prominence in 1988 when he won the overall at the NPC Junior National Championships. His next major victory was the light-heavyweight class at the 1991 NPC National Championships.
Porter Cottrell came to prominence in 1988 when he won the overall at the NPC Junior National Championships. His next major victory was the light-heavyweight class at the 1991 NPC National Championships. Although he lost the Overall Title to Kevin Levrone, he still acheived IFBB Professional status. He is an awesome bodybuilder and works hard. Porter lives in Louisville, Kentucky, and is a firefighter. The amazing interview is below!

PORTER COTTRELL INTERVIEW!

1. First of all, please let your fans know what you have been up to lately and what your future plans are?

P.C.I've started a personal training business, which I love very much.

2. Porter, bodybuilding is a strict sport that depends on regularity and recuperation. Have you ever been working out and been called to a fire? How can you stick to a workout, supplement and rest schedule with the irregular hours that a fireman must keep?

P.C. I have been caught in situations, that I was training and had to make a run. That was the precise moment when I decided never to train while I was on duty. The hours that fireman work are great for bodybuilding. The main reason for that is we work 24 on and 48 off.

3. Your fans miss you because you were such a great bodybuilder and a very charismatic guy. Have you officially retired from bodybuilding? If not, do you plan to compete in the Masters Olympia anytime soon?

P.C. I will be honest with you and say I haven't made up my mind. I truly do not miss the negative things about our sport. (Hmmmmmmm)


4. Standard question which everybody is always interested in: What supplements do you take that you feel have given you the best results?

There is only one supplement I truly believe in (creatine).

5. Explain your theories on training. What type of workout do you do? What type of schedule? Any other training tips that have benefited you the most?

P.C. I believe your body is a very intelligent mechanism. So when you focus on training always do something different each time. I train two days on and one day off. This allows my body the rest it needs to recover and grow. The one tip, I would give people it's (Quality not Quantity).

6. A few months ago, bodybuilding got a full and final approval from the IOC (International Olympic Commitee). This means that it is very possible to see bodybuilding as an Olympic sport in the next Olympic games in 2004. Do you think this is a "golden opportunity" for bodybuilding as a sport, to become more recognized to the public, or it might be the "funeral" of the sport if the athletes that will compete will get caught cheating with drugs, since the drug tests are extremely strict and they can detect almost anything that you have taken?

P.C. As long as bodybuilding continues to go toward the mass, it will never be accepted in the mainstream.

7. Do you feel that Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman is unbeatable or is there somebody out there he should be watching out for?

P.C. I believe everyone is beatable.

Thanks! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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More Info:

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Porter Cottrell
c/o The Fitness Factory
3099 Breckenridge Lane
Louisville, KY 40220



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