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Teen Amateur Of The Week: Hubble Hammer

His high school experience revolved around sports, but athletics left him with an empty feeling. To avoid athletic letdowns, Matt turned to iron and got more than he bargained for!

Name: Matt Hubble
E-Mail: mkhubble@ncsu.edu
BodySpace: HubbleHammer
Location: Raleigh, NC
Age: 18  Height: 5'8"  Weight: 158 lbs
Years Bodybuilding: 1

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How Did Your Fitness Journey Begin?

I began getting into bodybuilding my senior year of high school. During my first three years of high school, I was able to make the school lacrosse and wrestling teams. However, I was far from being a natural at either. With the hovering disappointment of less than stellar performances on the mat and field, I knew that the easiest way for me to improve at these sports would be to get bigger, faster, and stronger. Thus, I found my way to a local gym.

As I began training consistently, I found that my strength and physique were improving dramatically. My results only encouraged me to train harder as well as smarter. Training in the gym quickly became my new passion. I soon began researching the sport of bodybuilding, using proper supplementation as well as seeking the advice of more experienced bodybuilders at the gym.

By winter sports season of my senior year, I had completely forgotten about wrestling and lacrosse. My time in the gym led me to a new sport; a sport that directly reflects the effort and dedication put forth. That sport was bodybuilding. In a year's time, bodybuilding has opened doors that I would have never thought possible for myself. I intend to keep training my hardest and pushing the limits.

What Workout Regimen Delivered The Best Results?
Day 1: Chest


Day 2: Back/Biceps


Day 3: Cardio/Abs


Day 4: Legs


Day 5: Shoulders


Day 6: Full Body


Day 7: Rest

"I intend to keep training my hardest and pushing the limits."

What Nutrition Plan Fueled Your Body?

My nutrition is a large part of what I feel contributes to my physique as well as performance in the gym. Below is a sample of my daily nutrition:

Meal 1: Breakfast
Meal 2: Pre-Workout
Meal 3: Post-Workout
Meal 4: Mid-Afternoon
Meal 5: Dinner
Meal 6: Snack (If Hungry)

What Supplements Gave You An Edge?

The supplements that I feel have yielded the greatest results for myself include ON Pro-Complex, ON 100% Gold Standard Whey, and Animal Pak. ON Pro-Complex is a great multi-source protein that is great for recovery and keeping me full in between meals. The ON 100% Gold Standard Whey is my favorite for post-workout. Animal Pak is relatively new for me, but I can honestly say that it leaves no gaps. It has everything that a bodybuilder, or any athlete, would need.

In addition, I also use supermarket brand fish oil and waxy maize.

With Breakfast
Pre-Workout
Post-Workout
With Snack

How Did Your Passion For Fitness Emerge?

My passion for fitness truly blossomed through my training. Every time I would hit a plateau I would research in attempts to push through the barrier. Over time, others began to notice my progress and would complement as well as encourage me to keep up my progress. This only further fueled my passion for fitness.

What/Who Motivated You To Be A Fitness Guru?

The most pivotal person in motivating me to become a fitness guru is my best friend, Scott. We have been great friends and gym partners for years and both started training around the same time. The reason Scott motivated me above anyone else is because we were in constant competition. When we were younger, we would bicker and dispute over the most trivial aspects of fitness. I would spend hours upon hours researching nutrition, training methods and everything in between; preparing to outwit him for the next inevitable argument. While time has made us more civil in sharing our perspectives, he still motivates me to constantly learn more about nutrition and push myself in all aspects of life.

Where Did You Go For Inspiration?

My favorite place for inspiration is the Bodybuilding.com Forum. The progress pictures I see of others constantly inspire me to better myself. I also watch motivational videos on YouTube before workouts to get myself pumped up for a great training day. In fact, I still watch Zyzz - The Return of the King before most training days.

What Are Your Future Fitness Plans?

The first step in my future fitness plans include stepping onto the stage for the first time this August. After that, I would like to make my way into fitness modeling in the near future.

What Is The Most Important Fitness Tip?

My best tip for others is to let the haters keep mirin'. Don't let those who try to bring you down stand in the way of your goals! Always let the negative criticism fuel your desire to achieve those goals.

Who Is Your Favorite Competitor?

I like Chris Faildo because people always say we look alike. I hope that someday I can look half as good as him!

How Did Bodybuilding.com Help You Reach Your Goals?

Bodybuilding.com was the first site that ever really helped me when I began training. From day one, it helped me to develop a training program and the Bodybuilding.com articles are incredibly useful as well. In addition, the store has always been full of great deals on products.

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accace

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accace

Good job, remember you from the forums

Jul 31, 2012 6:10pm | report
GrimWepa

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GrimWepa

Great mate

Jul 31, 2012 6:19pm | report
longhaired

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good job man, lots of sets. i like it

Jul 31, 2012 8:07pm | report
khaledZ7

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khaledZ7

hey man, u know what he meant in chest day by :
cables flyes ( high medium low ) !!!
what that mean and how ?!
thnx

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Kimhwan92

gjdm.

But where's creatine?

Aug 1, 2012 12:52am | report
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MasterTerra

Congrats Matt. Tear it up at your comp. GO PACK!!

Aug 1, 2012 7:45pm | report
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ja3r3dr

Great job Matt. I saw this on FB and I was shocked. Well earned spotlight bro.

Aug 3, 2012 10:29am | report
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HubbleHammer

haha thanks jared i appreciate it. hope youre doing well man!

Aug 3, 2012 10:52am | report
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mustufabarry

excellent going.. i wish to be like u

Aug 5, 2012 8:59am | report
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acedogfreak

Very motivating, great job, man! :)

Aug 5, 2012 1:26pm | report
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TestingComments

good article

Aug 20, 2012 3:53pm | report
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Albie01

ripped you are tank mate

Sep 16, 2012 7:12pm | report
  • Body Stats
  • ht: 11'10"
  • wt: 142.56 lbs
  • bf: 4.0%
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danodav

So freaking inspiring, dude. I'm officially at that age where I am starting to look at all these younger guys and just thinking "Damn! How are they that young and figuring this **** out...? Whipper- snappers!" It's really, really cool! Keep motivating us old people! lol

Sep 16, 2012 9:28pm | report
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bravesallday

hey great job man, spot well earned. i hope to be there as well someday

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Nice dude!

Oct 7, 2012 4:32pm | report
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khaledZ7

anybody know what he meant in chest day by :
cables flyes ( high medium low ) !!!
what that mean and how ?!
thnx

Oct 10, 2012 6:02pm | report
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shred_it_up

It means you have a high INCLINE, med incline and then LOW incline.

Oct 18, 2012 6:06pm | report
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abhis

miring brother!

Oct 20, 2012 6:44pm | report
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jamezford

how much rest between each exersise ? and how long should we keep this program ? and what should do after this program

Oct 21, 2012 5:57am | report
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jamezford

no one wants to answer me ?

Oct 23, 2012 11:27am | report
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CollinFrankford

hey matt, i love the work outs you have posted im gonna start trying them myself, and im also 18 my self and no **** but i love the body you have, seeing what you posted really made me more modivatied and wanting to push myself to become a better lefter . keep up the great work man!

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good article!!

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