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SAMSON
02-10-2009, 07:26 AM
Calling all muscle heads from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland!

Make yourself known to RX muscle!

I'll start-

Im Carl from Carlisle, England. Im 27 and have been bodybuilding for 10 years, competing and winning 3 times at local and national levels. Im currently on my 3rd week of a pre-contest diet where im employing the Dave Palumbo diet for the first time (results looking good so far, and feel SO MUCH better than the traditional low carb diet)
Im lucky enough to have 2 hardcore training partners who help push me into new gains each year. My training split is Monday - Quads, Calves. Tuesday- Chest, Shoulders. Wednesday- I do an hour's Muay Thai training. Thursday- Back, Calves. Friday- Arms, Hams. Sat /Sun- Off. Cardio is performed for 1 hour each day, 30 mins before breakfast and 30 mins in the afternoon, keeping the heart rate below 120bpm.

Tatyana
02-10-2009, 07:33 AM
Yes, let's unite for a nice cup of tea.

:D

CQ!
02-10-2009, 08:17 AM
Hey guys.

Post on, I am thinking about competing in the UK, never have, been sniffing around for info.

Juntao
02-10-2009, 11:08 AM
Last weeks snow!!!!! lol

HATTON
02-10-2009, 11:49 AM
Im from U.K. Currently on test/deca/dbol - probably will add GH and insulin at some point. I have no interest in competing.

Whose putting the kettle on?

drab4
02-10-2009, 12:21 PM
I'm in the South West

Nice to meet you all

big_duuude
02-10-2009, 12:32 PM
Hey guys.

Post on, I am thinking about competing in the UK, never have, been sniffing around for info.

So where are you right now ?

p.s. I'll bring a tablecloth, for the tea, and a shovel for the snow or as we call it in Scotland ...... summer. :rolleyes:

willythepooh
02-10-2009, 12:44 PM
oh sunny sunny great britain!

Rush
02-10-2009, 04:25 PM
"20 y/o Birmingham,

Training for a few years, gone from 11 stone to 15 stone.
Last couple years i have kinda wasted with silly routines.

Trying to get back to the basics. Looking to build a big bench, squat and deadlift! :cool:

willythepooh
02-10-2009, 05:29 PM
Carl how you doing mate, I am from Whitehaven train at PowerHouse. Think I have seen you compete at Cumbria few years back, I am a big mate of Chem and Bernie C.

CQ!
02-10-2009, 06:26 PM
So where are you right now ?

p.s. I'll bring a tablecloth, for the tea, and a shovel for the snow or as we call it in Scotland ...... summer. :rolleyes:

In the islands, will be coming across to that side for a while though soon.

Been scoping some UKFBB stuff, rules seem different [I do fitness]

ABOBO
02-10-2009, 06:36 PM
"20 y/o Birmingham,

Training for a few years, gone from 11 stone to 15 stone.
Last couple years i have kinda wasted with silly routines.

Trying to get back to the basics. Looking to build a big bench, squat and deadlift! :cool:

Do you train at Temple Gym. I live not too far from Birmingham;)

Tatyana
02-10-2009, 06:47 PM
Hey guys.

Post on, I am thinking about competing in the UK, never have, been sniffing around for info.

NABBA has a great look for figure competitors, I prefer it than the UKBFF 'bodyfitness' look.

While the UK has produced a few amazing fitness competitors, they are few are far between.

You won't get a pro card as a woman unless you win Europeans or compete in the US (I think).

Lee A Gray
02-11-2009, 05:15 AM
Anyone aware of a hardcore gym in Manchester???

Malika
02-11-2009, 06:16 AM
I live in freezing cold Northern Ireland 10 years now... & I still get get used to the weather!:rolleyes:

Gym owner & run it with my partner...


Hi Drab4 & Tatyana! ;-)

Everex238
02-11-2009, 06:30 AM
UK Muscle here!! family is originally from Cambridge!

miss figure
02-11-2009, 06:42 AM
some uk muscle right here

malika ive lived in this country since birth and im still not used to this weather

xx

CQ!
02-11-2009, 01:55 PM
NABBA has a great look for figure competitors, I prefer it than the UKBFF 'bodyfitness' look.

While the UK has produced a few amazing fitness competitors, they are few are far between.

You won't get a pro card as a woman unless you win Europeans or compete in the US (I think).

Thanks :)

I have to dodge NABBA, for one I am fitness [do they do that in Nabba?] and I would frankly speaking make an ass of myself there, I am way too soft :eek:

I liked Kizzy Vaines routine, very different with all her flex. She's my avatar at getbig actually.

SAMSON
02-11-2009, 04:37 PM
Carl how you doing mate, I am from Whitehaven train at PowerHouse. Think I have seen you compete at Cumbria few years back, I am a big mate of Chem and Bernie C.


Hi mate, im good thanks. How's Chem's place doing these days, proper hardcore little gym that place! Does Bernie still get up to Whitehaven to train? Last time I spoke to him he was heading up once a week if I remember.

SAMSON
02-11-2009, 04:40 PM
Anyone aware of a hardcore gym in Manchester???

Betta Bodies in Denton (Kerry Kayes place)

A friend of a friend owns this place- http://www.powerbeck.co.uk/gym/index.php?&MMN_position=1:1 - Powerbeck Gym in Leigh

willythepooh
02-11-2009, 04:56 PM
Yeah Bernie still comes up every Friday lunch time, Just finished filming his dvd last month in gym it is on youtube, Gym is doing great Ladies side is absolutely booming, are you competeing this year?

Luffers
02-11-2009, 05:13 PM
Milk and 2 sugars please LOL

My names Pete, I live near Bristol. I have been training for 10+ years, don't compete just train for the fun of it LOL.

I am currently out of action with a lower back injury that's pissing me right off :mad:

Also I am on a gym instructor course ran by Cain Leathem of GB Fitness, anyone know Cain?? That man is a guru!! If anyone wants to make a splash on the stage, Cain's your man!

SAMSON
02-11-2009, 05:26 PM
Yeah Bernie still comes up every Friday lunch time, Just finished filming his dvd last month in gym it is on youtube, Gym is doing great Ladies side is absolutely booming, are you competeing this year?

Thats great news about the DVD, I know they had it planned for a while. I plan to compete in the spring if everything goes to plan. Havent been on stage since 2005 so I guess its about time! How about you?

TB
02-12-2009, 04:41 AM
TB here. British (Scottish) and been living in China for past 2 yrs. No longer married and have the luxury of training as often as I like. One major bodypart per night is so easy after cramming into Mon/Wed/Fri training for so many years. More intensity and better recovery.
Looking forward to reading some good stuff on this site. On other forums, I'm fed up reading regurgitated pish on the subject of gear and training.........especially from guys with 1000's of forum entries and it turns out the pricks can't even bench 230lbs.
OK........off for a cup of green tea and relax..............ahhhhh

TB
02-12-2009, 04:42 AM
P.S. willythe pooh...........I love the Avatar!!!!

willythepooh
02-13-2009, 05:29 AM
which one TB? Current one ore the one of my sexy girlfriend LOL.?? If its the latter just say the word mate it will go back on!

YoungytheKing
02-13-2009, 07:40 AM
Hey fellas and ladies, my name is Matt, am 27 from Cambridge, England. Been bodybuilding for 10 years. Never competed, but eat, sleep and breathe it. Big props to all us UK bb's!!

Joe_Clay
02-13-2009, 11:32 AM
Hey all.

Im in Manchester, originally from Yorkshire but now living the other side of the pennines. 22 y/o and have been training about 3/4 years (last 2 years more focused than the first 2).

JC

hilly
02-13-2009, 12:00 PM
alright boys and girls.

Im hilly from the north east near middlesbrough. train at eddy ellwoods gym in hartlepool.

CQ!
02-13-2009, 06:34 PM
UK people geography question here...

I have Scotland, Ireland and UK listed in my nations repped lineup, I think that is technically incorrect, should I now switch UK to England :confused:

TB
02-13-2009, 11:49 PM
which one TB? Current one ore the one of my sexy girlfriend LOL.?? If its the latter just say the word mate it will go back on!

Jesus..........the old one...........folk will be thinking I'm a shirt lifter unless you get the girlfriend's arse back on there....lol

While ur at it, say hi to her form me!!!! :D

willythepooh
02-14-2009, 08:05 AM
there ya go mate. she is dieting so new ones will appear

willythepooh
02-14-2009, 08:09 AM
Carl, No mate I have never competed, although it is a possibility at some point, eh Chem? Been out of it for a wee while but going to a few shows this season with everyone else though looking forward to it. Girlfriend is on a diet at minute getting blasted by chem in the gym so she may do something later on, who knows?

Simon M
02-14-2009, 08:13 AM
I'm from London. I train mainly to look and feel good, plus helps with Rugby but as I've broken my leg and ankle 4 weeks back it looks like I'm gonna retire and coach as age has caught up with me!

mikeheeney
02-14-2009, 10:42 AM
Hi guys I'm Mike from London. Used to live in St.Neots near Cambridge but at uni in London now. I am currently weighing in at 15 stone natural, need to lose a bit now though lol. I am hoping to compete maybe in 3-4 years! Been training for around 2 and a half now :o

Damocles
02-14-2009, 11:31 AM
UK people geography question here...

I have Scotland, Ireland and UK listed in my nations repped lineup, I think that is technically incorrect, should I now switch UK to England :confused:

The UK consists of Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. 4 countries collectively known as the United Kingdom.

How you all doing? Im from Scotland, just outside Glasgow.

SAMSON
02-14-2009, 12:21 PM
The UK consists of Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. 3 countries collectively known as the United Kingdom.

How you all doing? Im from Scotland, just outside Glasgow.

Dont forget Wales!

Damocles
02-14-2009, 12:43 PM
Dont forget Wales!

Shit, I got about an hour's sleep last night. Sorry, people of Wales.

BIGALO
02-18-2009, 08:05 PM
I'm the only person in wales?

Joe_Clay
02-20-2009, 04:52 AM
I'm the only person in wales?

Probably! who else would want to live there ;) only joking!!!!

Marky UK
02-20-2009, 05:50 AM
Hi fellas. Live in Essex (Brentwood) and train at a pants Fitness First here or when I'm at work Muscleworks in Bethnal Green or Forest Gym (IFBB pro Harold Marillier's gym) in Crawley. Competed in 2002 and hopefully will do later this year.

PAGAN
02-20-2009, 03:30 PM
Hello everyone. I'm from NE England.




I'm in the South West

Nice to meet you all

Well hello ! fancy finding you here lol.

Hello Malika too !

BIGALO
02-21-2009, 08:45 PM
Probably! who else would want to live there ;) only joking!!!!
manchester's only half an hour away in the car from me i'm just on the border of wales by chester, from liverpool originally.

Joe_Clay
02-23-2009, 05:32 AM
manchester's only half an hour away in the car from me i'm just on the border of wales by chester, from liverpool originally.

Ah right so not really wales then, which gym do you go to?

Malika
02-23-2009, 05:42 AM
Hello everyone. I'm from NE England.




Hello Malika too !


Hi!;)

drab4
02-24-2009, 02:28 AM
Hi Drab4




Well hello ! fancy finding you here lol.
Howdy guys

Joe_Clay
02-27-2009, 11:03 AM
anyone got any decent UK websites for buying supps?
ones ive used recently are

SS Healthfoods
Muscle factory
My Protein

SAMSON
02-27-2009, 03:25 PM
anyone got any decent UK websites for buying supps?
ones ive used recently are

SS Healthfoods
Muscle factory
My Protein


www.pbsportsonline.co.uk if only for the T5 and Grenade fat burners! :):)

Muscle Marc
03-01-2009, 06:20 PM
Hi guys, I'm from London. Live in west london, train at Blitz gym in Harrow but am about to switch to Muscleworks in Bethnal Green.

Oh and I've always found discountsupplements.co.uk to be pretty good.

andyb101
03-02-2009, 08:48 PM
im from east yorkshire and 18,lets get more posts and make this a huge thread on here
and also tropicana never fails

Joe_Clay
03-03-2009, 05:13 AM
im from east yorkshire and 18,lets get more posts and make this a huge thread on here
and also tropicana never fails

where in yorkshire? im originally from Barnsley in South Yorkshire, now live in Manchester

MikeS
03-03-2009, 05:19 AM
big up the UK! :D

Watch out for Zack Khan this year!!!

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_myarBDAa_Jc/SQaq97ajRCI/AAAAAAAAA1A/xGS8iG4jfWY/s400/Zack+Khan+08.jpg

http://i400.photobucket.com/albums/pp83/wolf757_photo/Huge.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_2SN7til3Z2U/SZFQznFbvbI/AAAAAAAAAJc/bVCrAvlVgI4/s320/ZackKhan-eMM-Horton-168JJ.jpg

fitbody
03-03-2009, 09:55 AM
I was born in England and still have citizenship
born in Tynemouth, Northumberland
DOES THAT COUNT ????????

Joe_Clay
03-03-2009, 12:11 PM
Saw the Zack Khan article in Muscle Mag, he's huge!! Hope he does well this year.

Muscle Marc
03-03-2009, 02:37 PM
I was born in England and still have citizenship
born in Tynemouth, Northumberland
DOES THAT COUNT ????????

I'd say so. You were born here so that makes you British in my book. :)

SAMSON
03-04-2009, 01:50 PM
I was born in England and still have citizenship
born in Tynemouth, Northumberland
DOES THAT COUNT ????????


A lovely part of the country, most of my family live there.

CQ!
03-05-2009, 06:48 AM
I'm the only person in wales?

Yay, I can now add Wales :D

I went there once all I recall it was incredibly cold

SoreButtCheeks
03-06-2009, 02:42 AM
I train at SkyLine in London when I'm at home.

S.B.C

S.B.C Blog (http://tinyurl.com/67bckj)

Big Bapper
03-11-2009, 10:23 AM
I own Bodyworks Gym, Enniskillen. N.Ireland

5150
03-18-2009, 04:01 PM
Hello UK BB'ers!! I'm an American moving to Suffolk, England in May... Any good gyms in that area? Thanks.

5150

thepump
03-18-2009, 08:29 PM
keep the unite going

Mrfitness81
03-26-2009, 08:07 PM
Bump for the English.

I'm in Shadwell, East London. I compete natural and last competed in 2006.

Louiseuk
05-17-2009, 05:45 PM
Just found this thread :D

Hello everyone!! I'm a fellow Brit hehe.

Leni101%Natural
06-02-2009, 12:34 PM
Ok, 22 Born and raised in Scotland. Training for 5 Years now,life time natural, not competed...yet. 200lb, get that 220+g protein a day, Phd Pharma Whey(3 shakes every day) and BSN Cellmass are my weapons of choice. Monday:Shoulders/Bis, Wednesday:Back/Tris, Friday:Legs/Chest

Breath, eat, sleep bodybuilding

Xyleese
06-08-2009, 08:40 AM
Hi Guys

Xyleese here, Just moved back to my home town Southampton from Birmingham. currently dieting now for the British Finals and the worlds.

Hi Malika , Racheal & Louise.

Louiseuk
06-08-2009, 11:52 AM
Hey Zee :p

Hope you are well chick ;-) x

Nathrakh
06-15-2009, 05:29 AM
Just joined - from East London.

ROBBERFELLA
06-29-2009, 08:59 PM
In the House baby!

Ukross
07-19-2009, 05:07 AM
Ross from Liverpool, I am training to compete now (trained on off for a few years), haven't set a date yet, I'll probably NABBA North West first. Need some diet help, how best to start off, anyone know any good gyms here?

uwedave
05-06-2010, 03:36 AM
I'm and American who recently moved to the UK. Can anyone point out a good cheap supplement site? Also any good gyms in East Anglia? I'm more of an Olympic style lifter so [email protected] looking for a gym with a platform and bumper plates. Thanks :)

EarlGreyuk
05-06-2010, 04:05 AM
YO YO YO! Jeremy from Somerset, 20, natural, in Oxford for some studies, not yet competed. RX Muscle Forums - View Profile: [email protected]@[email protected]@View Profile: uwedave</title>@@[email protected]@uwedave where in east anglia is a massive place, and MYprotein or discountsupplements.co.uk.

uwedave
05-06-2010, 09:12 AM
I'm in Dereham and stuck with public transport. I'm guessing something in Norwich would be most likely and that is fine since I will most likely end up working there.
Sorry I should have realized it was big area and thanks for the reply :)

EarlGreyuk
05-06-2010, 12:31 PM
Ok Body Rush in Norwich is probably your best bet. Heres their website: www.body-rush.co.uk bit difficult just with public transport though!

uwedave
05-07-2010, 02:50 AM
Thank you. I will look into it

UKStrength
07-31-2010, 04:24 AM
Hey Everyone! Rick here from Leeds (and Doncaster if you drop into the hospital and say 'hi' to the dietitians!).

There's loads of great gyms here, anyone training at Ralls? (Andy Bolton's gym) or Pure Gym? (near Corn Exchange).

flick161
08-02-2010, 01:53 PM
Hi fellas. Live in Essex (Brentwood) and train at a pants Fitness First here or when I'm at work Muscleworks in Bethnal Green or Forest Gym (IFBB pro Harold Marillier's gym) in Crawley. Competed in 2002 and hopefully will do later this year.

Do you train at Pete Chown's FF? Him are Nita are my buddies! :hmn:

I know Forest Gym cos Karen M does my prep...

Anyways, Flick, 27 compete in BNBF and NPA and have done since 2007.

Currently getting ready for the Brits if I can get over all the illness teh world is throwing at me!

Firestarter
08-02-2010, 06:08 PM
Hey guys!

im chris, im 21 5,11" 104kg at 8-10%bf living in south london

I competed naturaly as a teen in the BNBF and won my class in regional shows.

since then i have been working with IFBB PRO harold marillier of forest gym crawley to put on size and improve my physique.

I am looking to compete in 2012 in the UKBBF at around 110kg

Big Tav
08-03-2010, 11:23 PM
Hi guys, any good gyms in Edinburgh, Scotland? I don't want to have to go to David Lloyds or something!

Big Tav
08-05-2010, 09:00 AM
Anyone?