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How I Got My Start Print E-mail
Saturday, 20 December 2008

ImageIt's been over 20 years since I first started weight training, so I thought I would finally write down how I got started, and give 'props' to all the folks who inspired me to get started.

My first exposure to weight training was with my cousin Alric who competed on his high school wrestling team, and my one of my Dad's best friends Vaughn (who we affectionately call "Uncle Rumpy").  My Uncle Vaughn (who's originally from Jamaica) has been an athlete all his life and competed in bodybuilding quite a bit during the 1960s, won several first place trophies and has been involved in training amateur and professional boxers.  His passion and knowlege of the sport of bodybuilding is one of things that I feel originally inspired me to compete as I got older.

 

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Jason Holt - Transformation of "The Bat" Print E-mail
Saturday, 02 August 2008
Jason Holt: Before / After
Jason Holt: Before / After
I began training after high school because I got sick of being the skinny kid.  I was always very athletic but, my size held me back in some endeavors.  While in college it always seemed as if the popular guys were always in great shape.  I was determined to turn my 6'1", 155lb scrawny body into something that everyone would admire at any cost.
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