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Teen Bodybuilder of the Week: Jeffrey Zelaya

Teen Bodybuilder of the Week: Jeffrey Zelaya! - Pics and info and more!

How Did You Get Started?

On January 31st I went to the doctor for a check up. He told me that I was extremely overweight (205lbs) and needed to lose weight fast or else I would die, my blood pressure was through the roof and I was starting to show signs of heart problems. From that day on, I decided to change my life forever. I cut off all bad foods and got serious when it came to exercise. I did research and tried different things to lose weight. My determination was tremendous I was able to lose 40 pounds in the first 3 months. Now I'm weighing 135. I lost a total of 70 pounds and gained a significant amount of muscle compared to what I had before. If I could do it anybody can, all it takes is dedication and hard work.

Overweight at 205 Lean at 135

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

  • Monday - Back and Calves, abs
  • Tuesday - Arms
  • Wednesday - Shoulders. Traps
  • Thursday - Legs, abs
  • Friday - Chest, Calves, Forearms

I am constantly changing I rarely follow the same routine for more than 3 or 4 weeks

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Protein Powders, Xenadrine NRG (helped me lose a lot of weight), creatine for some reason doesn't work for me.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love it because it helped save my life. It gives me such a rush when I walk away from the weights knowing that I gave them my all. Oh yeah, and the attention you get is amazing. Chicks dig it.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I want to compete in a couple of years. Once I think that I'm ready I would like to register to compete but for now I would like to just build mass after wrestling season is over. I am looking to gain at least 40 pounds of solid mass in a year.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Remember that dedication and hardwork is the key to ANYTHING!! There are no shortcuts to success, and you only get back what you put in. Ohh yeah and have FUN!

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Flex Wheeler, Arnold S, Ronnie Coleman and Lee Preist.