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Amateur Bodybuilder of the Week: Shaun Stringer

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  • Name: Shaun Stringer
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  • Age: 20
  • Where: Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Height: 6'
  • Weight: 190 Lbs.
  • Years Bodybuilding :2
  • Favorite Bodypart: Abs, delts, lats and arms
  • Favorite Exercise: Incline DB Press
  • Favorite Supplements: Protein powder, creatine, and glutamine.

How Did You Get Started?

I was just was just your average person (well not quite) training at the gym and trying to get big. Then I met a guy who started working next door (Bucky) and started talking to him, it turns out he used to compete a couple of years ago when he was my age (I was 18 at the time) and we got to talking. A week and a half later I was on stage winning my first competition in the Junior division.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

A 4-day a week split, training each body part with 9 sets one day a week.

  • Monday: Chest, Biceps
  • Tuesday: Quads, Calves, Abs
  • Wednesday: Rest
  • Thursday: Shoulders, Hams
  • Friday: Back, Triceps
  • Saturday: Off
  • Sunday: Off

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Protein powder, DHEA and Glutamine.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

Cuz chicks dig guys with great bods. And I just love the training and the quest of being the best that you can be, as well as just wanting to be huge!

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I have been asked to go represent New Zealand at the Universe and Worlds but because of a lack of funds I can't go. Next year I plan to compete in the Open Athletic division depending how that goes, but I plan to put on some size after that (because there is a weight restriction in athletic).

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Training to be the best you can be, you may not have the best genetics to be a great bodybuilder but if you give it your all you can improve not only your body but your whole life as well. (Did I mention chicks dig guys with a great body?)

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Arnold Schwarzenneger, Shawn Ray, Flex Wheeler, Steve Reeves.