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BodySpace Member Of The Month - August 2007: Newf13.

The BodySpace Member of the Month for August 2007 is Chris Young (Newf13). He was chosen because he is using nearly every applicable feature of BodySpace, and is making it look nice! Check out his photo gallery and progress charts!

BodySpace Member Of The Month

August 2007: Chris Young (Newf13)

    The BodySpace Member of the Month for August 2007 is Chris Young (Newf13). He was chosen because he is using nearly every applicable feature of BodySpace, and is making it look nice! Check out his blog, goals, videos, current supplements, stat charts, photo gallery & more!

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Canadian Teen Bodybuilder, Chris Young (Newf13).

    Congratulations to Newf13 for earning himself $75.00 USD in Cyberstore credit just for having an awesome profile, blog, and photo gallery on BodySpace!

    Newf13 loves visiting and BodySpace, the forums and photo galleries, and updating his BodyBlog regularly. He has been a registered member since Dec. 3, 2006.


[ Fblead40 ] Where are you from, and how long have you been working out?

    Newf13: I am from Newfoundland, Canada and I have been working out since December of 2006. Although, I had worked out for a few months a year earlier but I stopped for a year in between.

[ FBL ] How long have you been visiting and using BodySpace?

    Newf13: I have been visiting for a little over a year. I did a bit of reading to find out what I was getting myself into before I started. And I started using BodySpace in December as well, when I started lifting.

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I've Been On For A Little Over A Year.

[ FBL ] On your profile you mention that you and your friend once put some motivating quotes on the wall while listening to pump-up music. What were some of those?

    Newf13: "Only the Strong Survive," "Failure Releases the Strength Within," (which is so true!); "One's Greatest Success Comes After One's Greatest Disappointments," and the classic "Stop Your Bit**ing, It Won't Get You Anywhere." One wall in my room is completely covered with some of these quotes.

[ FBL ] You are apparently doing a lot of research on weightlifting and reading about it for an hour or so a day. What field in the sport of bodybuilding keeps you most interested? Also, which section of do you visit the most?

    Newf13: I do most of my reading on different types of workouts people use, to see what works for everyone else and maybe experiment and try it out a bit myself.

    I also like to get right to the bone - get it very technical, LOL, because I like to sound smart if someone asks about anything that I can help them with. I visit Teen Member of the Month a lot to see what my competition is. I would like to try for it sometime in the future but maybe I'll wait. I still have 3 years for that yet. I also check the exercise pages a lot to try new workouts all the time, to really shock those muscles.

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[ FBL ] One of the reasons you started working out is to improve for basketball. Are you still playing? How is that going, combined with your weight-training program?

    Newf13: It was going excellent, it really helped me out a lot for the sport, especially my shooting and jumping - but I quit basketball. Lifting weights took over and I enjoy this a lot more now. Plus working and trying to do well in school, it doesn't give me the time to play school sports anymore.

Chris Young (Newf13): 70 Lb. Bicep Curls.

[ FBL ] You're obviously an active BodySpace member, and making great use of your charts, etc. When looking at your bicep curl strength chart, it becomes visible that you lost a lot of strength during this lift around May this year. What happened?

    Newf13: I lost a bit of strength in this lift, but not quite sure why... I think I kind of exhausted myself in this lift - I was kind of working too hard to get gains here, but I am taking it slower now and they are stronger than ever now, so it's paid off. I'm learning from my mistakes.

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Newf13's Biceps Curl Chart.

[ FBL ] You said that you wanted to compete someday in the future. Any concrete plans yet?

    Newf13: I am planning hopefully on competing next summer. It's not concrete yet because I will most likely have to go away, but if it's possible then next summer most likely.

[ FBL ] Your current bench press one-rep max (1 RM) is at 221 lbs. How are you planning to reach your goal, which is 300 lbs?

    Newf13: Well, the only way I am going to get stronger is lifting weights and pumping in the protein. I am going to start a higher calorie diet, I think, to put on some weight, therefore more muscle and then the lift will come with time.

[ FBL ] Are you still going to the gym in the mornings? Besides the caloric benefits tied to it, why do you like training in the morning so much?

    Newf13: I still do go in the mornings because this allows me to get it out of the way. I have the evening to go to work or to do stuff for school - it helps a lot.

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I Work Out In The Mornings Before School.

[ FBL ] Gaining 20 pounds of lean muscle mass isn't easy. How are you going to do this? When do you want to have this goal achieved?

    Newf13: I plan on doing this by next year sometime, probably within a year to a year-and-a-half. I don't know around how long it should take, so I am going to give it time because if not it will only make me angry that I can't seem to reach my goal.

[ FBL ] In your circle of friends, are you the only bodybuilder, or do you all work out?

    Newf13: In my circle of friends there are very few that work out. Some of my buddies work out for hockey but that's about all of them that I hang out with that work out. I am pretty much on my own here.

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[ FBL ] Care to give a shout out to some of your other BodySpace friends? Who's your favorite member?

    Newf13: I would like to give a shout out to all my friends from Newfoundland and fellow lifters from here, and also MuscleAgent because he's been a good online mentor for me.

[ FBL ] Any final comments or anything else you want to tell other teens on BodySpace or

    Newf13: Nothing much to say to the other teens that both myself and them have not already heard. Lift hard, be determined, get a good buddy to lift with you to help motivate and push you harder than ever. The gains will come without a doubt. Train hard and good luck in the future!

Newf13's Stats

Body Stats:
Height: Waist:
Hips: Neck:

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Lifting Stats:
Bicep Curl:
Barbell Rows:
Overhead Press:

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My Goal Is To Bench 300 Lbs. Within The Next Year Or So.

Newf13's Favorites

Healthy Foods:
  • Pastas
  • Salads
Cheat Foods:
  • Pizza
Fitness Books:
Workout Music:
  • 50 cent
  • Eminem
  • Chamillionaire

Profile Snapshot

As of Monday, October 22, 2007 at 2:05 p.m. MDT, Newf13's profile offered up the following numbers:

*Your total number of friends is actually the number of people you've added, so it's the sum of mutual friends and people you're stalking.

How Can I Be Featured?

Well, it's pretty simple actually - we're looking for profiles that are using every applicable feature, including the photo gallery, YouTube videos, favorites, blog, stats, graphs, progress photos, workout tracker, supplement reviews, etc.

We're also looking for well-written content that uses correct spelling, capitalization (NO UPPERCASE YELLING), punctuation, grammar, etc. both in the blog and profile sections.

If you think you have what it takes to be a future BodySpace Member Of The Month, send a PM to BodySpaceAdmin, and we'll take a peek!

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