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Teen Bodybuilder of the Week: Matt Harrison

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  • Name: Matt Harrison
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  • Age: 16
  • Where: Illinois
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 150 Lbs.
  • Years Bodybuilding :2
  • Favorite Bodypart: Chest
  • Favorite Exercise: Bench Press, Cable Cross-Over, Tricep Extensions, and Concentrated Dumbbell Curls
  • Favorite Supplements: Whey Protein and Glutamine

How Did You Get Started?

I started working out in 8th grade, but I just did curls and I wasn't that focused on it. Freshman year in high school, I started going every 3 days to the school weight room. Then Sophomore year I was more consistent with my workouts until I broke my forearm in the middle of the year and I started up again the beginning of this school year with very intense workouts and proper dieting.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

  • Monday: Chest and Tris
  • Tuesday: Shoulders, Back, and Bis
  • Wednesday: Abs and Legs
  • Thursday: Chest and Tris
  • Friday: Shoulders, Back, and Bis
  • Saturday: Rest
  • Sunday: Rest

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

I take daily multi vitamins each morning. I have a protein shake three times a day. I have one for breakfast, one after school, and one before going to bed. I eat fruit for my pre workout. And I eat a protein bar for my post workout. I try to eat a lot of carbs, as I'm trying to bulk up now. My meals are healthy and I try to stay away from the saturated fats. I also drink at least a gallon of water a day.

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

I have only taken 100% Whey Protein and Glutamine. They seem to be working pretty well.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

I love bodybuilding because I love the feeling in your muscles after an intense workout. I also love the feeling of success.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

I would like to enter a teen competition within the next year. I'll see where that takes me. But I will continue to body build for the rest of my life.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Don't be lazy and don't give up. Work to your full potential. Don't think you will get big just because you lift weights.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

I have to go with Arnold. Also, Franco Columbo because he was a monster for his size.