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Amateur Bodybuilder of the Week: Isaac 'Fat Free' Robinson

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  • Name: Isaac 'Fat Free' Robinson
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  • Age: 27
  • Where: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 220lbs off-season, 211 contest
  • Years Bodybuilding :1
  • Favorite Bodypart: Legs & Back
  • Favorite Exercise: Full squat, hack squat, stiff leg dead lift, dumbbell row, dead lift
  • Favorite Supplements: American Whey, American Sports Nutrition Major Egg, San NAG

How Did You Get Started?

After I graduated from The University of Alabama ('03) where I was All-American long jumper, I continued trained with my college coach. I had qualified for the U.S. Olympics team trial in '04 and was trying to keep the dream alive trying to get on the '05 U.S. World Team.

I began working as a personal trainer at Gold's Gym in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in January '05. I met Ron Wedgeworth another trainer at Gold's who promoted the Mr. Tuscaloosa show. He encouraged me to compete in his show. I was interested but was still dedicated to my track & field training. I had always been a larger than normal long jumper where the average long jumper is 6' 0" 175-185 I was 6' 2" 203.

In May for some reason I started to get tired of going to track practice but wanted to spend more time building my muscles rather than training with Olympic lifts building power and explosion. I saw the results of my new training rapidly so I made the decision to retire my spikes and hit the weights just as hard as I had hit the track.

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I started training for Ron's show in June. I dieted for six weeks and got second in the Mr. Tuscaloosa division and second in Open Heavyweights. One month later I competed in the Alabama State show and got second once again in the Heavy's. I have been addicted ever since.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

My workout split consists of:

  • Monday- Legs
  • Tuesday- Shoulders/Calves
  • Wednesday- Back
  • Thursday- Biceps/Triceps
  • Friday-Chest

I keep this split through the off-season all the way up to Showtime.

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What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

Eating six meals on a consistent basis along with proper supplement timing works the best for me.

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What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Advocare Catalyst helped me through training while on my competition diet. It gave the extra I didn't have. As far as gains are concerned proper nutrition and supplementing at the right time has given me the greatest gains. I can't say one particular supplement or supplements gave me any specific gains.

  • American Whey
  • American Sports Nutrition Major Egg
  • San NAG
  • Advocare Catalyst
  • Advocare Joint Promotion
  • Advocare Zzz
  • Advocare Peaches and Cream Fiber Drink
  • Advocare Thermo plus
  • Advocare Probiotic Restore
  • D&E Super Cap

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Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I have always been a competitor, bodybuilding has given me the unique ability of competing against myself first and foremost plus I get to compete with others. I love the preparation you go through for a show. It's cool being backstage with the other competitors; there is a comradely I have never experienced in any other sport. I'm addicted to the response of the crowd when I come out on stage.

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What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I just won my first overall in May and plan to hide out for about a year and half to improve my physique. In 2008 I want compete in a regional show.

Isaac Isaac
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What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Stay consistent with you nutrition and training. Train smart, all it takes is one bad lift to put you on the sidelines fro 4-6 weeks with an injury.

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Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

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