Paul Bourque


I started working out when I was about 12, but after 3 years of gaining close to nothing, I was sick of still being skinny.

I stumbled upon the forums when I was looking for one of those arm routines that claim you grow 1" in 1 day. I started reading more and more on the forums, and started getting more serious.

My reading then started to branch out elsewhere, and before I knew it, I was reading anything and everything that I could find. I was still one of the smallest kids out there (weighing ~115lbs), but I knew exactly what I was going to do (diet and training wise). Right now, I've been training seriously for about 8 months, not including 3 that my upper body was injured and not worked at all. In those 8 (or 11) months, I've gone from 115 to 156lbs.

My bodyfat hasn't really increased at all, so it's almost all muscle. Of course you can call these "newbie gains", but I'm just getting started.

I've added 16lbs since January, and I'll be 180lbs by the end of 2005, under 10% bodyfat.

On a side note, I come from the worst genetics possible (big time ecto, chicken legs, store almost all fat around waist), but I don't use them as an excuse to why I'm not growing. Name: Paul Bourque
Favorite Bodyparts: Lats, p-chain
Favorite Exercise: Stiff-legged deadlift
Favorite Supplements: Whey
Hobbies: Drums, snowboarding, lacrosse, Madden
Favorite Bodybuilder: Arnold Schwarzenegger, who else?
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 156lbs
Chest: 37"
Calves: 14"
Legs: 21.5"
Arms: 13"
Waist: 30"
Bodyfat : 8%
Body type : Ectomorph


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