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Amateur Fitness Competitor of the Week: Janaee Adams

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How Did You Get Started?

I was an active kid growing up, skateboarding, riding, BMX, climbing trees. My first year of high school I got a part time job with my father, and during that time I had a life changing freak accident, a car hit a parked car I was in. The impact had cracked my left rotator cuff, tore out all 3 heads of my shoulder, split my bicep and triceps heads in half, left a bad contusion in my left knee almost breaking my knee cap off, and four broken ribs. The doctors said I would never use my left arm again, that I needed surgery and that no one would recover from my injuries without it.

I was told I would never play guitar or walk right ever again, but my mom said, "No, she's not going to need surgery, God's going to heal her." I found a doctor that said I would need intense therapy for a year and my mom had an amazing female trainer at that time. Alongside they worked together, she advising him with possible exercises and him giving me the therapy I needed. Since then I started lifting weights and got into endurance racing. I recovered 110% doing things in the gym that the doctors said I would never in my wild dreams do. God put the right people with the right knowledge at the right time in my life, and it started me on my fitness journey.

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Janaee Adams

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

4-5 days a week, moderate weight, nothing too heavy. My workouts change all the time; I don't think I ever do the same thing twice. Warming up is one of my biggest things. I take my time with it, really feeling what I'm going to do that day. That's the one thing that never changes in my routine and I've kept for years.

Day 1: Back
Day 2: AM Lower Back/Glutes, PM Quads/Hams
Day 3: PM Light Cardio Only
Day 4: Arms/Abs
Day 5: AM Back, PM Shoulders
Day 6: Arms/Light Chest
Day 7: Off

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Janaee Adams

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

High protein, high carb diet with minimal fats. Using this and manipulating it during photo shoot or contest time has worked best for me.

Meal 1:
Meal 2:
Meal 3: Pre Workout
Meal 4: Post Workout
Meal 5:
Meal 6: Before Bed
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What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

With Meal 3:
  • ABB Performance Carbo Force: 1/2 bottle
Meal 4 & Meal 6:

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

It keeps my body in line, helps me forget the day I had, and overall it's a gift and a therapy for me.

What Motivates You To Follow A Healthy Lifestyle?

How I feel, how I look, and knowing God blessed me with the chance to pursue it.

What Made You Want To Achieve Your Goals?

My mom always pushed me to always do my best.

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Janaee Adams

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

Hopefully inspire others with a healthy lifestyle, showing them to never doubt themselves or anything they do, that there's no room for it, and for myself to continue to grow and mature in the sport.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Know that you have the God given power to change anything you want, and to achieve your goals. Keep your attitude positive and throw negative out the door.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Erin Stern, Hazal Nelson, Flex Lewis, and Jose Raymond.

What Features Do You Use On

Weight tracker and BodyBlogs.