Hello, this year I competed in the British natural teens category. I didn’t get a placing however I would assume I rank number 7 in the country my age etc. Please could you rate my physique, I am aware my conditioning is not very good and have tried every trick in the book to alleviate that problem. I believe it will take me longer to thin out the skin because I used to be a bit overweight. Thanks, Jon
First off, congrats on getting onstage as a teen. Forget all the training, it takes balls to get up there in your underwear in front of hundreds of strangers -lol.
Assuming you’re on the right in the above pic (comparing to your avatar pic), I’d say you have some good size for someone your age. Of course I can only summize so much from just one pic, but as you already mentioned, the weakness is in your conditioning.
Best advice I can throw out knowing absolutely nothing about your training, diet, and prep, is that next time, make sure you’re in a better place at the start of your contest prep. Comparing to the two other guys in the pic, I wouldn’t think size would be an issue.
Would like to see more pics!
Good job. Good size.
What is your age/height/weight?
Bournemouth Bodybuilding Spectacular
poor quality pic
Me on the far left, again, sorry for the picture quality- a lot of these were screenprints from videos etc.
HEIGHT: 5 ft 11.5 inches
EATING STYLE: Clean, 3000 cals bulking, high protein moderate carbs moderate fats
TRAINING: Intense, 2 on 1 off, cardio 2 times a week (15-20 mins)
Looking very good for an 18 year old there mate. A lot of good advice on this forum, lets hope they can help you out.
You look great for your age, a lot of muscle mass. Keep at it and you will be monstrous one day
Question though: if conditioning is your issue, it seems to me like you might want to be doing more cardio? Obviously that will depend on how close you are to a contest, and what type of cardio you are doing, etc, but sub-20 mins twice a week doesn’t seem like enough to make much of a difference. If i’m not mistaken, it takes about 15-20 mins of moderate intensity cardio just to burn through the sugar in your blood, I would guess you’ll need to go a bit longer in order to really get your bf% down.
I’m completely inexperienced in cutting however, so maybe some other guys could weigh in, and maybe you could give some more detail about what kind of cardio you are doing/ if you do more when you are cutting down.
Either way you look awesome man, great physique.
Oh sorry, I mean I do 2x15-20 minute cardio sessions weekly, to minimise the fat gains, improve conditioning etc. when I was preparing for my competitions, I did 1 sometimes 2 sessions of 30-45 minutes cardio, always fasted or after training. Thanks for your reply and compliments
Back double biceps
Great physique for your age. Read a couple of articles from each of the following and your knowledge will be streets ahead of the standard thinking in the UK
Ok sure thanks very much