Amateur Bodybuilder of the Week: Sanjiv Neal

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  • Name: Sanjiv Neal
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  • Age: 25
  • Where: Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Height: 6'
  • Weight: 220 Lbs.
  • Years Bodybuilding :6
  • Favorite Bodypart: Back
  • Favorite Exercise: Deadlifts
  • Favorite Supplements: Whey Protein

How Did You Get Started?

I got started while stationed in Korea for the Army. I had extra time on my hands after work, so I decided to change my physique. Then I started to read bodybuilding magazines which inspired me to want to be a bodybuilder.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

I hit every muscle group once a week, 12 - 15 sets per body part, in basic compound movements.

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

I shoot for 1.5 grams of protein daily and moderate to low carbs consisting of chicken breast, steak, egg whites, fresh veggies and brown rice.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

I have gotten the greatest gains from using Protein Powders, Muscle Milk to name one, Weight Gainers, Glutamine and Muti-Vitamins.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love bodybuilding because it has made me strong inside and out. The way I have changed my physique through bodybuilding has taught me that I can change anything in my life for success.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

My future plans are to compete on the NPC national level, i.e. Nationals and/or Mr. USA.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Be like a sponge and soak up all the knowledge available. Stay consistent and stay hungry.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Darrem Charles and Dexter Jackson.