Fans of bodybuilding sometimes do not know the history of athletes. The sport has grown and is spreading rapidly now, so it is interesting to know which are the most symbolic figures of this medium. We can highlight countless personalities that stand out for the shape and the various titles won, and among them, we can say that Lee Priest is one of the professionals that stood out not only for his muscles in evidence, but for his methodology and perseverance indiscipline of reconciling diet, training and personal life.
Knowledge about the sport and athletes is not only interesting for lovers, but also to recognize that it is possible to modify the body, just dedication. It is difficult to imagine these people with a traditional, common routine, so we bring the whole history of this bodybuilder, so that you understand better about your career and experiences.
Andrew Lee Priest Mccutcheon was born on July 6, 1982 in Newcastle, Australia. He was recognized as a low man, and this made him stand out among the numerous professionals in the world of bodybuilding. He grew up in Parede's End, in New South Wales, also in Australia. As a young man, the athlete attended Platsburg Elementary School along with his sister, who is two years younger. It's interesting because Lee Priest's mother was also a bodybuilding competitor and took the stage several times to pose with her son. The athlete is married to Cathy Priest, the marriage took place on July 1, 2000 and she is recognized as one of the world's most beautiful female bodybuilder athletes.
The first bodybuilding contest that Lee Priest won was in 1986, the Bodybuilding Classic in Sydney. He became prominent at age 25 when he finished sixth in the 1997 Olympia Championship. The bodybuilder claims that his biggest career disappointment was having been cut from the KFC in 1997.
He is recognized as a benchmark for many people who admirethe world of bodybuilding, but do not think that because it fits into this world, it has no idols. Lee Priest claims to have inspired Dorian Yates, Nasser El Sonbaty and Paul Dillett, and admire the work of Mike Matarazzo and Tom Platz.
Priest states that the most beautiful part of your body is your heart, and that the worst is your entire body, so keep training hard to improve it. It may be hard to believe, but the athlete claims that among his favorite singers, he hears Celine Dion more often because he likes romantic songs and ballads. Below you will learn more about the titles and competitions of Lee Priest.
- 2002 Mr. Olympia - 6th
- 2002 San Francisco Pro Invitational - 1st
- 2002 SAN FRANCISCO GRAND PRIX - 1st
- 2002 IFBB Arnold Classic - 4th
- 2002 IRONMAN PRO INVITATIONAL - 2nd
- 2001 Ironman - 7th, after a virose
- 2000 MrIronman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th
- 1998 Olympia - IFBB, 7th
- 1997 Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th
- 1999 Ironman 6th
- 1999 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 9th
- 1997 Olympia - IFBB, 6th
- 1997 Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 2nd
- 1997 Grand Prix Spain - IFBB, 3rd
- 1997 Grand Prix Russia - IFBB, 9th
- 1997 Grand Prix Hungary - IFBB, 3rd
- 1997 Grand Prix Germany - IFBB, 3rd
- 1997 Grand Prix Finland - IFBB, 9th
- 1997 Grand Prix EnglandIFBB, 6th
- 1997 Grand Prix Czech Republic - IFBB, 5th
- 1997 Arnold Classic - IFBB, 7th
- 1996 San Jose Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th
- 1996 Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 4th
- 1995 South Beach Pro Invitational - IFBB, 4th
- 1995 Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 3rd
- 1995 Florida Pro Invitational - IFBB, 4th
- 1995 Arnold Classic - IFBB, 9th
- 1994 San Jose Pro Invitational - IFBB, 7th
- 1994 Night of Champions - IFBB, 12th
- 1994 Ironman Pro Invitational- IFBB, 4th
- 1994 Arnold Classic - IFBB, 7th
- 1993 Niagara Falls Pro Invitational - IFBB, 9th
- 1990 World Amateur Championships - IFBB, LightWeight, 4th
- 1990 World Amateur Championships - IFBB, 4th
- 1990 Mr Australia - IFBB, WinnerGeneral
- 1989 Mr Australia - IFBB, General Winner
The athlete is famous for its muscle mass. Regardless of its weight, it always becomes hypertrophied in a unique way, and this requires dedication and especially the adoption of a rigid diet adequate to the objectives sought.
Lee Priest recommends that you complete six full meals a day, and that these should be done at intervals of 3 hours or more.
- lean steak
- Chicken Breasts
- Whey Protein
- Rice Cream
- Flax Oil
- Green Beans
Lee Priest states that he often bases his workouts according to his feelings and disposition each day. He claims he has no favorite exercise. The athlete frequently trains and usually uses a volume-based training program, which means a large number of sets with few repetitions and heavy weights.
Below you will learn about the training routine of the week of Lee Priest:
- Monday: Quadriceps( leg extension, squatting, leg press, lunges) and hamstrings( stiff-leg ground lifting).
- Tuesday: Backs( chinups, curved paddling, dumbbell lines, seated cable lines, pulldowns)
- Wednesday: Shoulders( military presses, side sides, front raises, rear sides) and biceps, dumbbell ripples, preacher curls, cable clusters).
- Thursday: Chest( supine, incline dumbbell press, dumbbell crucifix, tilt crucifix) and triceps( pushdowns, extensions of dumbbells, dips, french press).
- Recess Saturday: Recess
- Sunday: Repeat Schedule
- Abdominal training can be done every day;
- He recommends to warm up the muscles with two or three sets of the first exercises;
- Beginners should work for a little below the fault;
- Beginners and midwives should train arms twice a week, with two or three days interval between each workout;
- Intermediaries and advanced coaches must work to achieve the failure;
- Formed or advanced athletes should train arms once a week.
The athlete is known for his muscular bulk, so be prepared to be amazed by the numbers and body measurements of Lee Priest.
- Height: 1,63cm
- Weight off or out of competition - 107 - 129 kg
- Weight on or in competition season - Pre-Contest - 89 - 93 kg
- Arm Muscles: 22 inch or 56cm
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