PRO MR.UNIVERSE 2017
Shaun, How did you get started in bodybuilding?
I first got the bodybuilding bug at a very young age, my uncle was a bodybuilder, he didn’t actually compete, but he trained hard and had a great physique. I didn’t actually start competing until very late, 31 years of age!
It's a tough sport!, so what keeps you motivated?
To be the best I can be and to be a role model for youth and anyone wanting to achieve their dreams.
What is your current workout routine?
I currently train 6 days a week.
- Pec deck
- Cable fly
- Incline dumbbell press
- Decline chest press
- Thigh adductor
- Leg extension
- Leg press
- Front squat
- Side laterals
- Front shoulder press
- Upright rows
- Bent over flyes
- Bent over rows
- Partial deadlifts
- Lat pull down to the front and rear
- Cable crossover for the rear delts
- Hammer curls with dumbells
- Dumbell curls
- Preacher curls
- Single arm cable curls
- Tricep rope push downs
- Reverse cable tricep push downs
- Tricep dips
- Seated hamstring curls
- Lying hamstring curls
- Standing single leg hamstring curls
- Stiff leg partial deadlifts
If you had to choose only 3 exercises, what would they be and why?
Bench press, squats and deadlifts. I have chosen these 3 exercises because these exercises create the most growth and increase strength.
I am a 212lb competitor.
NABBA Universe 2017-Pro Division
2014 IFBB Bodypower Pro: 2nd place
2011 IFBB Toronto Pro 202: 1st place
2011 IFBB Mr Olympia 202: 5th place
What is your favourite form of cardio?
That’s easy, walking the treadmill
What is your diet like?
My diet usually consists of steak, fish, chicken, rice, potatoes and oats. My calorie intake is around 5500-6000 calories per day.
What supplements do you recommend?
What are your future goals?
My future goal is to be 212lb Mr Olympia and to be the best ambassador for the sport.