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Teen Bodybuilder of the Week: Daniel Andrews

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  • Name: Daniel Andrews
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  • Age: 15
  • Where: Cumbria, England
  • Height: 5' 5"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Years Bodybuilding :1
  • Favorite Bodypart: Chest
  • Favorite Exercise: Bench Press
  • Favorite Supplements: Whey Protein and Creatine

How Did You Get Started?

I was a good rugby player so I went to the gym to bulk up and after watching a friend compete I new bodybuilding was the sport for me. Although I was a good rugby player I was still getting thrown around like a rag doll, so my coach advised me to go to the gym to bulk up. I stopped rugby, as I loved the gym... it has become my passion.

I got invited to see a bodybuilding show this December before Christmas and ever since that day I wanted to become a bodybuilder. So from the 2nd of January to the 8th of May 2005, I worked really hard and then competed in my first competition, the 'NABBA Britain under 18's' and placed 3rd.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

4 day split doing different muscles on different day giving them time to rest as rest in some cases is just as important as doing the weights.

    Day 1 - bicep, tricep and calf
    Day 2 - chest, forearms and abs
    Day 3 - shoulders and hamstrings
    Day 4 - back and traps
    Day 5 - quads and abs

I use heavy weights and a small number of reps in order to bulk up. I have always worked till failure until the last week before my competition where I did high reps really light weights.

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What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

I take Vitamin C morning and night. My diet constists of high protein, high carbs and low fat. I consume high protein foods every 2-3 hours, which is hard as I attend school. However, after each lesson I eat, even if it is just an egg.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Well I find my food gives me the gains but I do also use Whey Protein at leat twice a day for my pre and post work out meals.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I like to set goals and change my body. I also love to see the improvements taking place.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

In 6 months I will compete in the local Mr. Cumbria and win. I will also compete in the NABBA England and win that as well.

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What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

If you're determined enough you can do anything.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Joe Walker winner of Mr. NABBA North West. He was also the only 3 times Mr. Cumbria.