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Amateur Fitness Competitor of the Week: Tara Jones

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  • Name: Tara Jones
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  • Age: 25
  • Where: Lithia Springs, GA
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 120
  • Years Bodybuilding :1
  • Favorite Bodypart: Back
  • Favorite Exercise: Legs
  • Favorite Supplements: Fat Burner

How Did You Get Started?

I got started January 2009 looking to lose some weight to lower my blood pressure. I hired a personal trainer, who was also a business partner of my husband and I, named Sean Harris. He's a professional bodybuilder himself. After we worked out a few times he told me that I had the physique and potential to go into bodybuilding. I trusted his opinion and said, "Let's do it!" Seven months later I competed in my first show.

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Tara Jones.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

Monday: Leg, Abs

Tuesday: Chest, Back, Cardio

Thursday: Biceps, Triceps, Cardio

Saturday: Shoulders, Calves, Abs, Cardio

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Tara Jones.

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

Breakfast: 7:00 AM

Meal 2: 10:00 AM

Meal 3: 1:00 PM

Meal 4: 4:30 PM

Meal 5: 8:30 PM

Meal 6: 10:30 PM

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What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love fitness because I love the challenge; I love to see what my body can do next.

What Motivates You To Follow A Healthy Lifestyle?

My family and my health motivate me to follow a healthy lifestyle. At age 19 I was diagnosed with hypertension and the only thing that keeps me off the medication is to maintain a healthy weight.

What Made You Want To Achieve Your Goals?

The most important thing that affected me was looking in the mirror and realizing things had got out of hand. My body fat was up and my blood pressure.

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What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

My future fitness plans are to continue to compete in bodybuilding shows and whatever else comes my way.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Always stick to your diet, always get better and surround yourself with positive people who support your fitness goals.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Troy Alves, Shawn Ray, and Dexter Jackson.

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What Features Do You Use On

I've used the exercise and diet features on to help with my progress.