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Constructing A Bionic Physique: Edgard John-Augustin Talks With Simplyshredded.com

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Edgard John Augustin misplaced each legs in an accident at age 4. At this time, he’s a champion bodybuilder.

One fateful night, when Edgard John Augustin was 4 years previous, his mom misplaced management of the automotive whereas driving on the freeway. “I bear in mind waking as much as my mom’s horrified screams,” he recollects. “There was blood all over the place, and, from the knees down, each of my legs had been gone. My older brother, who was sitting subsequent to me within the backseat, was additionally lacking considered one of his legs.” The accidents had been attributable to a bit of railing boring via the rear window.

By the point they had been taken to the hospital, each boys had misplaced lots of blood. “We’re actually fortunate to have made it out alive,” continues Edgard, now 30. “And whereas our mom solely suffered a couple of damaged fingers, the accident has had the longest-lasting influence on her. To today, she feels prefer it’s her fault that each of her sons are handicapped. It weighs closely on her soul.”

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Edgard John Augustin

Fast Stats:

Age: 31
Top: 6’3″ – 191 cm
Weight: 223 lbs – 101 kg

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How did you get began with bodybuilding?

I began bodybuilding on the age of twenty to assist relieve myself of stress and stress. At the moment, I had moved from French Guyana to proceed my research within the mainland of France.

Exams on the College and my new Parisian life had been very aggravating and bodybuilding helped to alleviate the stress.

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The place does your motivation come from?

My motivation is derived from a number of issues. For me, my handicap has taught me that I’m accountable for my very own life, and I’ve made the choice as to who I need to be in life. I really feel God has a plan for every of us, and it’s our choice to submit our lives to his plan. Due to all of my surgical procedures, my childhood was a moderately tough one. All of my surgical procedures made it extraordinarily financially difficult for my dad and mom; to not point out that the children at school would all the time give me appears and make enjoyable of me.

Now, I need to make my son, my spouse and all of my household very happy with me; this mix helps me to remain motivated day-after-day and extra centered than I used to be the day earlier than!

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Why do you assume you’ve got succeeded when another person would have given up?

Each particular person is completely different, and I actually don’t need to imagine that I’m stronger than anybody else. However I can inform you that my psychological power has no limits; I’m positively an overcomer!

And after I really feel exhausted due to ache or starvation, my household is all the time there to maintain me extremely motivated.

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What exercise routine has labored finest for you?

I really feel the easiest way to create new muscle fibers and get a really stable muscle basis has been to shock my muscle tissue with a wide range of coaching strategies. For instance, typically I do solely heavy weights, utilizing 6-8 reps with an extended relaxation interval between units. And typically, I’ll do lighter weights with greater quantity, or I’ll combine it up and end with drop units. My chest and again exercises have additionally actually helped develop my higher physique.

Full Routine:

Monday: Quads/Hamstrings

  • Leg Extensions 4 x 12
  • Legs Press 4 x 15-20
  • Hack Squats 4 x 12-15
  • Mendacity Legs Curls 4 x 15-20
  • Stiff-Legged Barbell Deadlifts 4 x 20

Tuesday: Again/Biceps

  • V Bar Pulldowns 4 x 12
  • Mendacity T-Bar Rows 4 x 12
  • Barbell Rows 4 x 12
  • One-Arm Dumbbell Rows 4 x 15-20
  • Vast Grip Lat Pulldowns 4 x 12
  • Barbell Curls 4 x 12
  • Dumbbell Curls 4 x 12
  • Incline Dumbbell Curls 4 x 12
  • Standing Cable Curls 4 x 12
  • Focus Curls 4 x 12

Wednesday: Chest/Triceps

  • Incline Dumbbell Press 4 x 12
  • Incline Dumbbell Fly’s 4 x 20
  • Barbell Bench Press 4 x 12
  • Cable Crossovers 4 x 20
  • Dips 4 x 20
  • Pushdowns 4 x 12-15
  • Cranium Crushers 4 x 12
  • Shut Grip Barbell Bench Press 4 x 12
  • Seated Press 4 x 12

Thursday: Shoulders

  • Seated Dumbbell Press 4 x 12
  • Seated Facet Lateral Raises 4 x 15/20
  • Barbell Shoulder Press 4 x 12
  • Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Fly’s 4 x 15-20

Friday: Full Physique

  • Leg Extensions 4 x 12
  • Hack Squats 4 x 12-15
  • Vast Grip Lat Pulldowns 4 x 12
  • Barbell Curls 4 x 12
  • Barbell Bench Press 4 x 12
  • Dips 4 x 20
  • Barbell Shoulder Press 4 x 12

Saturday: Relaxation

  • Relaxation day

Sunday: Relaxation

  • Relaxation day

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What’s your eating regimen like?

My eating regimen actually relies upon if I’m in bulking or reducing. Off season, I often soak up 5 to 6 meals a day. Throughout the reducing season, I soak up 5 meals a day, and I scale back my carbohydrates by 10% every week. I have a tendency to remain very per my eating regimen by retaining meal two and three the identical. I drink about six liters of water day by day, after which I’ll begin to reduce water roughly three days previous to the competitors. I’m at the moment in reducing season.

Every day Weight-reduction plan:

  • Meal 1: 12 Eggs Whites, 2 ounces Oats, 1 cup Spinach and ½ cup Onions
  • Meal 2: 6 ounces Rooster, 5 ½ ounces Rice or Candy Potatoes and 5 ounces Asparagus or Broccoli
  • Meal 3: 6 ounces Rooster, 5 ½ ounces Rice or Candy Potatoes and 5 ounces Asparagus or Broccoli
  • Meal 4: 7 ounces White Fish and seven ounces Salad or Greens
  • Meal 5: 12 Egg Whites, 1 cup Spinach, ½ cup Onions and ¼ cup Almonds

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What’s your supplementation like?

  • Whey
  • BCAA’s
  • ZMA
  • Multivitamin
  • Glutamine
  • Fish Oil
  • Glucosamine

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What do you like most about this sport and why?

What I like most about this sport is the dedication it takes. Bodybuilding offers me an actual sense of accomplishment day-after-day. It additionally offers me an goal, a self-discipline and has grow to be a lifestyle for me!

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Favourite Quote:

“The sky is the restrict!”

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Social Media

Instagram: @bionic_body

Written by Marcus

Fitness is not always easy and there is no perfect plan for everyone to stay fit for life. That is why I have set myself the goal of finding the most accessible way for people to build healthy lifestyles.

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