#59 Nick Jones – The Science of Resistance Training and Winning Mr World, Longevity Benefits of Bodybuilding, Everything You Wanted to Know on Testosterone, Peptides and HGH

Nick Jones has devoted 33 years of his life to the art and science of body building and is known as one of Australia’s best every bodybuilding athletes. He has won titles in the Mr Australia, Mr Australasia, Mr World, and was runner-up in the prestigious Mr Universe competition.

Nick’s goal is to improve quality of life and enhance performance through superior nutrition, exercise and specific supplementation. He has a deep understanding on how to build muscle and is at the forefront of the anti-ageing movement. Nick is founder and CEO of Gen-Tec, one of Australia’s leading supplement manufacturers and suppliers. With his 3 children and Greek wife Angela, Nick lives near Cronulla Beach.

In this episode Andrew and Nick discuss:

5:45 How Nick coached Andrew to get in the best physical shape of his life

7:10 Nick’s experience growing up in a housing commission estate in Adelaide

16:00 How a serious assault charge jolted Nick onto his path in life, and challenging the meathead bodybuilder stereotypes

25:00 Training hard as a bodybuilder, competitive drive and how long it takes to prepare for a competition

34:00 How to train smart and get fit with minimal work, Nick’s exercise recommendations, and how long until you see results

44:00 The science and art of bodybuilding, nutrition and fasting

54:55 The importance of recovery, sleep and human connection/love

58:00 The Expendables 3, The use of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) in Hollywood and use/abuse of steroids

1:10:00 Human Growth Hormone, testosterone and peptides

1:16:30 Why PED use is much more taboo in Australia than America, how Nick found out about PEDs and his routines to stay super healthy

1:29:30 PED use in sport, potential negative side effects, and avoiding burning yourself out

1:38:30 How Nick started Gen-Tec, making supplements in his garage and how he down regulates

1:50:45 Performance Uncovered and being grateful throughout life

2:00:30 Andrew and Dr Tom’s reflections.

You can find Nick at his Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nickjonesworldchampion

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-jones-49945546/

or at the Gen-Tec Website: gen-tec.com.au

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