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LA Muscle Meets Fitness Competitor John Clarke

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JOHN CLARKE DOESN'T ONLY HAVE A GREAT BODY!

LA Muscle have recently caught up with level 3 personal trainer and fitness competitor John Clarke to find out his secrets behind a lean and muscular physique in this exclusive Q&A.

What age did you start bodybuilding?
20 years old

What made you get into lifting weights?
Being picked on for being over weight & love for action heroes.

What has been your greatest achievement in the sport?
Currently nominated for Personal trainer of the year

What's your favourite body part to train?
Back!!!

What's your most dreaded body part to train?
Arms

How much do weigh off season mode?

220lb

Personal trainer John Clarke

How much do you weight on-season?
201 lbs

How many carbs and protein do you have off season?
Whatever I want .... but roughly 45% carbs 35% protein

How many times a week do you train?
5 and 6 in competition training

How many carbs and protein do you have on season?
15% carb 50% protein

What's the toughest thing about comp prepping?
Being tiered & having to get up early to fit cardio in before work

Who is your favourite bodybuilder?
Arnold ....who else?

What supplements do you use on a lead up to a show?
LA Whey Protein & Repo, Explosive Creatine, Fat Stripper & multi vitamins

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How much water do you drink on a normal day?
4 litres

How much water do you drink on a last week of a show?
6-10 litres a day

What's the first thing you eat after a show?
Doughnuts

What's your favourite food?
Currently Lasagne or Greek food

What do you like doing outside of bodybuilding?
Love Cinema

What's your favourite film?
Goodfellas

What's your favourite book?
Only really read business books and autobiographies

Who has inspired you to become a bodybuilder?
Arnold

What advice would you give anyone who wants to take up bodybuilding?
Do it! Don't let anyone talk you out of it! The sport needs to grow! (Also train your legs from the start)

Personal trainer John Clarke

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