Teen Transformation Of The Week - Alex Chernovetsky!

Alex had been lifting for years, but recently noticed that in order to get the ripped body he always wanted, he needed to learn about proper diet. Read on to learn how he got educated and dropped 37 pounds!
Before Before:
232 lbs
After After:
195 lbs

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Vital Stats
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Name: Alex Chernovetsky
Email: tryin2bustme@yahoo.com

Before:
Age: 19
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 232 lbs
Body Fat: 17

After:
Age: 19
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195 lbs
Body Fat: 8.5

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Why I Got Started
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Through my years of lifting, I was always fascinated by the physiques of some of the world's top competition bodybuilders. I hoped that one day I may also look like them. The only way I knew how to do this was to lift and eat, so that's what I did for more than 3 years.

I was big, strong, and my numbers were impressive, yet I felt like there was a missing piece and I felt fat. My body looked more like a powerlifter's then that of the competition bodybuilders I dreamed of looking like one day.

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I Felt Like There Was A Missing Piece.

I finally realized the key missing piece was simply "diet" and "clean" foods. So from August 2008 to December 2008, I put myself on a contest like diet to rid my body of my excess body fat.

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How I Did It
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With a goal in mind to lose unneeded body fat, maintain muscle and drastically change my body's physique; I started my journey of research to find out how I could do this in a healthy yet effective manner.

With the help of some of my friends, the Internet, and determination I was able to find a contest prep "carb cycling" diet off a well known nutritionist's website. At first the diet looked intense, and I wasn't really sure what "carb cycling" was, nor if it would work for me.

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I Started My Journey.

However I figured I really didn't have anything to loose except maybe a few pounds. I created a shopping list, bought all the necessary food I needed for the week and began my journey to the new me. The diet itself took a little getting used to, but after a while it makes a lot of sense once you start seeing results.

Basically you deplete your carbs for 3 days then replenish them for 3-4; as a result your body fat gets used as energy on the low carb days which burns it off.

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The Diet Makes A Lot Of Sense
Once You Start Seeing Results.

With a combination of 45 minutes of low intensity cardio every morning and my same 5-day split lifting routine, I was able to maintain 95% of my lean body mass, keep my lifting numbers the same, and net a fat loss of around 35 pounds.

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Supplements
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Diet
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Training
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Suggestions For Others
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Dieting so clean is definitely not as easy as it looks; it's just something you got to want to do to see results. I recommend this diet to anyone who needs to lose even 5 pounds of fat, this diet works!

The things about nutrition, calories, macronutrients, and healthy food I learned from this diet alone, I will carry with me for the rest of my life. It was definitely a life-changing experience and I am glad I had a chance to experience it and get the results I so badly wanted.

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I Am Glad I Had A Chance
To Get The Results I Wanted.

From this diet template alone I have learned how to make new diets, for simply maintaining or just clean bulking. Finally, don't get discouraged! When you see those huge lean guys in the gym, get motivated, because that could be you one day!