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Teen Bodybuilder of the Week: Aran Mattok

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  • Name: Aran Mattok
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  • Age: 17
  • Where: North Wales, Uk
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 140 Lbs
  • Years Bodybuilding :1
  • Favorite Bodypart: Chest
  • Favorite Exercise: Clean And Press
  • Favorite Supplements: Kre-alkalyn and Whey Protein

How Did You Get Started?

I have always had a massive interest in bodybuilding, when I was little I would watch the Bruce lee movies and his muscle and definition would amaze me, when I turned 13 I built the frame of my body and I took Bruce Lee's approach to working out and started doing countless amounts of pushups, sit ups and dips every night using my own bodyweight. After turning 16 I wanted to take my training even further. I quickly joined the local gym and found a friend who was as determined as me to get bigger. After only a couple of months of brutal workouts pushing each other to our limits, I quickly started seeing results.

It felt amazing to see my body grow in both strength and size and now I am hooked I love the feeling of walking out the gym knowing you have become stronger and there is no other feeling like it, working out to me is not something I feel I have to do but something I couldn't ever go without.

Aran Mattok.
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Aran Mattok.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

  • I do 1 warm up set per muscle.
  • I do 4 sets of 8-10 reps for each exercise.
  • I use compound exercises like bench presses, deadlifts, etc.
  • I do 5 sets of 5-6 reps this allows me to hit those deep muscle fibers and build mass.

Superset - Two exercises are performed consecutively without any rest.
Failure - That point in an exercise at which you have so fully fatigued your working muscles that they can no longer complete an additional repetition of a movement with strict biomechanics. You should always take your post-warm-up sets at least to the point of momentary muscular failure, and frequently past that point.

Day 1: Abs/Legs


Day 2: Cardio

  • 20-25 min Run

Day 3: Chest/Triceps



Day 4: Cardio

  • 25 min Run

Day 5: Biceps/Back

Day 6: Rest

Day 7: Shoulders/Traps

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Aran Mattok.

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

Meal 1:

Meal 2:

Meal 3:

Meal 4: Pre Workout

Meal 5: Post Workout

Meal 6:

Meal 7:

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What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Any basic Whey Protein, a daily Multivitamin and Kre-Alkalyn.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love bodybuilding for many reasons. It makes me confident. It makes me happy. It keeps me in good shape. It makes me believe in myself more when I achieve my goals. I love the knowledge you learn from it. And most of all I love the pump.

What Motivates You To Follow A Healthy Lifestyle?

Your body is like a car: if you drive it, look after it, and fill it with good fuel, it will run well. That's how your body works; eat well, sleep well, train hard, and the benefits are amazing. I could never live any other lifestyle, bodybuilding and fitness are my life.

What Made You Want To Achieve Your Goals?

To be the best person I can be. Bigger, faster and stronger.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

At the moment I am a full time student in college training to be a fitness instructor but I one day hope on competing. Until then will continue training hard and following a healthy lifestyle.

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Aran Mattok.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Don't get so down and give up if you don't reach your goals right away, if there is one thing I have learned from this whole process is that it takes a lot of time and effort, "Rome Wasn't Built In A Day" and neither is your body! As long as you're consistent with your training and diet you will eventually meet your goals!

For my last tip I would say make sure you have a well planned out diet regardless of your goals. Diet plays a massive part, probably 80%, and how you look is down to what you eat.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rob Riches.

What Features Do You Use On

When I go on I usually do research trying to find a new workout routine or check up on diet plans to see if there is anything I could add or improve on because there is always room for improvement. The more knowledge you have the better you will be.