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Transformation Of The Week - Brent Horton.

I was given an opportunity to compete against some of my co-workers in a Body For Life Challenge. Out of 700 people (men and women) I placed 3rd overall. Learn more about what I did right here!

Before Before:
BF: 14.5%
After After:
155 lbs
BF: 6%

Vital Stats

Name: Brent Horton
Age: 21
Pounds Lost: 23 lbs.

I started in mid March of 2003 weighing 178lbs at 14.5% body fat exactly. After approximately 12 weeks, as of July 15, 2004 I weighed 155 with only 6% body fat!

Why I Got Started

The company I work for was given word that EAS was giving us employees and corporate workers an opportunity to compete against each other in the 2004 EAS Body For Life Challenge. We were given 12-weeks to transform our bodies. They requested before and after pictures with an inspirational essay. Out of 700 total competitors, both men and women, I placed 3rd overall!

How I Did It

Very Carefully! Over the course of these 12 weeks, my body went through immense changes! By the end of the second week I already had dropped 2 inches on my waist and 10 pounds. It was tough physically and heading towards the end of the competition tough mentally.

I've never worked out so hard or was ever so strict with my diet in my previous years. It took patience with the standstills (plateau) I was seeing by the end of the first month. It was a bit discouraging.

Ed and Gloria of MaxMuscle, La Habra Calif., helped me out a great deal with my diet, supplementation and training recommendations as well as the ideas I got from the message boards. My family and friends were also supportive. Thanks Guys!

What Supplements I Took

I used:

Sample Week Of My Diet

Monday: Low Carb.

  • Breakfast: organic oatmeal with honey, 2 raw eggs in Isopure shake (Banana), multi-vitamin
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: chicken breast with broccoli and yam.
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: chicken breast with green beans.

Tuesday: Low Carb.

  • Breakfast: oatmeal with raisons, 1 full egg and 4 egg whites cooked, apple, Edos Oil, multi-vitamin
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: tuna wrap with lo-carb tortilla
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: chicken breast with brown rice, and small salad
  • Protein shake

Wednesday: Low Carb.

  • Breakfast: flax-plus cereal with brown-rice milk, blueberries, protein shake, multi-vitamin
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: Caesar salad with chicken breast
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: chicken, broccoli, almonds

Thursday: Hi-Carb.

  • Breakfast: 2 pieces of rye toast, 5 egg whites, orange juice, multi-vitamin, Edo's Oil
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: turkey sandwich with wheat bread, avocado, carrots.
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: 2 red potatoes, flank steak, small salad

Friday: Hi-Carb.

  • Breakfast: protein shake with blueberries, raspberries, peanut butter, multi-vitamin
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: lo-carb burger from In-and-Out
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: turkey breast, green beans and peas
  • Protein shake

Saturday: Cheat Day!

  • Breakfast: protein shake with scrambled eggs, French toast, multi-vitamin
  • Lunch: fruit salad, cheeseburger, fries from McDonalds
  • Dinner: Fast food

Sunday: Low Carb.

  • Breakfast: egg-whites, low-carb tortilla
  • Protein shake
  • Lunch: chicken salad with veggies
  • Protein shake
  • Dinner: chicken breast, broccoli, hand-full almonds
  • Protein shake

Sample Week Of Training

Everything is high intensity performed 8-12 reps except for abs and calfs 20-25 reps.

Suggestions For Others

Half the battle is wanting to do it! If you want something bad enough great things will come your way. Stick to your goals and never give up no matter what obstacles. If you get thrown off the wagon for a while for whatever reason, who cares, get back on that wagon and keep going! Never give up!

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