Athlete Profile: Christian BaunInstagram: @baunchristian Category: OPA Athlete Do you use a trainer? No
What Motivated You To Begin Training?
My brother always made fun of me because I was a chunkier kid. The same time period he started training and I wanted to be like him so I followed everything he did.
Tell us a little about your training philosophy:
Think outside the box, don’t be afraid to try new things or create your own things that work for you.
Tell us a little bit about your diet philosophy:
Offseason: high protein, mod-high carbs, veggies 2x a day Prep: high protein, low to extremely low carbs, veggies almost with every meal
Please tell us about your competitive history and placings (if applicable):
2013 2nd place Henderson Thorne Natural Classic, 2014 1st place Winston Roberts Invitational. Both shows I was a junior (under 21)
How Many Years have You Competed?
Tell us about some of your short and long term goals:
Compete in March or Early April and win the show for bodybuilding as a junior and men’s open. Compete at the Canada’s for junior Mr. Canada and men’s heavyweight
Who do you look to for motivation and why?
Myself and the good friends that I have that help me push myself in the gym.
What are some of the most difficult obstacles that you have had to overcome?
Parents Financial help and Support
Tell us some of your pet peeves surrounding healthy life and the gym:
People not asking enough questions and people thinking big guys are scary or idiot.
What is the number one piece of advice that you would give someone that looks to you for inspiration?
Eat as much quality good food as possible, be consistent in the gym and don’t be afraid of cardio!
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