James Sadek

Background

I was a competitive swimmer,I started to train when I got a job in the local gym cleaning the squash courts. When I moved swimming got boring, looking at the bottom of the pools black line didnt do it for me any more. I quit swimming, joined my local gym and 9 months later I was competing in my first show, placing 3rd at 16. i did 2 more shows the following year placing second in both and then the following year (2002) I competed in and won the Teenage Mr Australia. Name: James Sadek
Years Bodybuilding: 3 years
Favorite Bodyparts: Back, Chest and Arms
Favorite Exercise: Deadlifts
Favorite Supplements: Protein Powder
Hobbies: Beach, Gym, Hanging out with mates

Off Season

Arms: 17 inches
Chest: 46 inches
Waist: 35 inches
Legs: 24 inchs
Weight: 92 kg

Competition Stats

Arms: 16 inches
Chest: 43 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Legs: 22 inches
Weight: 75 kg

Note: James is no longer a teen, so we created a new section for his new articles on the main Bodybuilding.com site.

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Articles

  • Contest Prep: 15 Weeks Out!

    Follow James Sadek as he starts us at 15 weeks out of his contest preporation. He'll go through his diet, training and tell us how his progress is coming along...

  • Contest Prep: 15 Weeks Out!

    Follow James Sadek as he starts us at 15 weeks out of his contest preporation. He'll go through his diet, training and tell us how his progress is coming along...

  • An Interview With Hayley Zalewski!

    Learn all about this upcoming Australian Female Bodybuilder and how she won the Teenage Natural Olympia.

  • An Interview With Hayley Zalewski!

    Learn all about this upcoming Australian Female Bodybuilder and how she won the Teenage Natural Olympia.

  • An Interview With Bob Cicherillo!

    See when Bob got started, the best and worst things in his life and what he thinks of the 2002 Olympia!

  • An Interview With Bob Cicherillo!

    See when Bob got started, the best and worst things in his life and what he thinks of the 2002 Olympia!

  • Motivation: What's That?

    Think back to when you decided to you wanted to start lifting, what was your motivation?

  • Motivation: What's That?

    Think back to when you decided to you wanted to start lifting, what was your motivation?

  • Ideas For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner!

    After dreaming of eating a variation of food for the last 12 weeks I decided to put all my dreams into writing for this. Below I will give options and examples of some of my favorite meals.

  • Ideas For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner!

    After dreaming of eating a variation of food for the last 12 weeks I decided to put all my dreams into writing for this. Below I will give options and examples of some of my favorite meals.

  • A Quick Run Down On Macro Nutrients!

    There are 3 main macro nutrients, the 3rd most important nutrient is fats, the second most important nutrient is protein and the most important nutrient is carbohydrates.

  • A Quick Run Down On Macro Nutrients!

    There are 3 main macro nutrients, the 3rd most important nutrient is fats, the second most important nutrient is protein and the most important nutrient is carbohydrates.

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles PART THREE.

    See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 Teenage Mr. Australia!

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles PART THREE.

    See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 Teenage Mr. Australia!

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles!

    See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 teenage Mr. Australia!

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles!

    See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 teenage Mr. Australia!

  • GI Index.

    Ok picture this: It is coming into the end of summer and you decide you wanna be a beast come next year. You have been inspired all you need now is a way, a direction a PLAN.

  • GI Index.

    Ok picture this: It is coming into the end of summer and you decide you wanna be a beast come next year. You have been inspired all you need now is a way, a direction a PLAN.

  • Contest Day: A Breakdown Of What Happens!

    Learn the secrets on how I won the 2002 teenage Mr. Australia! Find out what I did to kick so much ass!

  • Contest Day: A Breakdown Of What Happens!

    Learn the secrets on how I won the 2002 teenage Mr. Australia! Find out what I did to kick so much ass!

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Biceps!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Legs!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Legs!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Chest!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Back!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Back!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • 2002 Australian Teenage Nationals: 1 Week Out!

    I am one week off and not really craving anything except for victory. I still realize I have a lot to do in the last 7 days but I am prepared to do it.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Triceps!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadek's Bodypart Of The Month: Triceps!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • 2002 Australian Teenage Nationals: 1 Week Out!

    I am one week off and not really craving anything except for victory. I still realize I have a lot to do in the last 7 days but I am prepared to do it.

  • Sadeks Bodypart Of The Month: Shoulders!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • Sadeks Bodypart Of The Month: Shoulders!

    Each month I would like to talk to you about a body part of my choosing. I will discuss various methods that it can be trained, poundage's to use and give you one of my favorite workouts for that particular body part.

  • What To Eat, When And Why?

    Food nourishes the body, food feeds the body and food gives the body energy to do those big intensity packed workouts. Whether it is a chest workout, an abs workout or a leg workout, you need to feed after you train to get the body into recovery mode.

  • What To Eat, When And Why?

    Food nourishes the body, food feeds the body and food gives the body energy to do those big intensity packed workouts. Whether it is a chest workout, an abs workout or a leg workout, you need to feed after you train to get the body into recovery mode.

  • 2 Weeks Out!

    I am counting the days, I am 14 days away from the show and couldn't be happier with they way things have gone.

  • 2 Weeks Out!

    I am counting the days, I am 14 days away from the show and couldn't be happier with they way things have gone.

  • 3 Weeks Out!

    I am starting my first week of carb depletion this week but only having low carbs on 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday).

  • 3 Weeks Out!

    I am starting my first week of carb depletion this week but only having low carbs on 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday).

  • Timing And Bodybuilding!

    Teenagers have a lot on their plates, and teenagers who train seriously have a lot more on their plates. I will try and suggest ways to maximize time.

  • 4 Weeks Out!

    I am now four weeks out from my next contest!

  • 4 Weeks Out!

    I am now four weeks out from my next contest!

  • Timing And Bodybuilding!

    Teenagers have a lot on their plates, and teenagers who train seriously have a lot more on their plates. I will try and suggest ways to maximize time.

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles!

    Without hesitation I agreed and quickly started thinking about what I could do with Matt to change him in a 3-month time frame.

  • The Transformation Of Matt Charles!

    Without hesitation I agreed and quickly started thinking about what I could do with Matt to change him in a 3-month time frame.

  • An Interview With Mr. Universe Roger Walker!

    Learn from the 1976 Mr. Universe on how to beat everyone, including Arnold. Find out how much of an ass Arnold was also!

  • An Interview With Mr. Universe Roger Walker!

    Learn from the 1976 Mr. Universe on how to beat everyone, including Arnold. Find out how much of an ass Arnold was also!

  • Chest 101: The Basics!

    The first installment is the pectoral muscle, otherwise known as the chest. This is the most popular muscle group to train in any gym around the world, followed at a close second to the biceps.

  • Chest 101: The Basics!

    The first installment is the pectoral muscle, otherwise known as the chest. This is the most popular muscle group to train in any gym around the world, followed at a close second to the biceps.

  • James Sadek's Q & A!

    I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has emailed me wishing me their support and luck for my show, also thank you to those who's questions I have used for this article.

  • James Sadek's Q & A!

    I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has emailed me wishing me their support and luck for my show, also thank you to those who's questions I have used for this article.