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Frank Jones is a competitor with unlimited potential. I had the great pleasure of meeting and shooting with Frank at an FMI conference a short while back. Immediately, it was apparent that he had the Physique necessary to take the stage by storm. Frank is a fellow Ohio native and has the Midwestern work ethic to show for it. Recently, Frank took part in the first ever Men's Physique Competition in Kentucky. He placed second and made a top notch appearance. You can be sure Frank is going to continue to work his way up the ranks and potentially win it all in his next show.
When asked his thoughts on this new division he said, "This division has opened another door to allow opportunity. From the one show I have done I see that the knowledge of differentiating body builders from physique is vague. Take my body type for example; I am 5'11 “off-season” 195lbs 6-8% body fat. Competition I am 3-5% body fat and around 185lbs. This would place me in a category of Light Heavyweight. In that class I would be no competition at all. My cousin competes at 198lbs and currently in his “off-season” he is 5'7 245lbs."
Name: Frank Jones
Hometown: Wooster, OH
Current city: Minneapolis, MN
Years training: 14
Education: BA degree in Sports Management
Occupation: Entrepreneur/ Model
Favorite type of training: Functional or Circuit Training
Favorite body part to train: Back
Favorite exercise: Hanging Leg Raises
Rep range: 10-15
Number of sets: 3-5
Typical workout duration: 2 hours
Training split: Chest & Triceps/ Legs/ Back & Biceps/ Shoulders & Calves/ Circuit Training (Friday & Saturday)
Typical daily eating plan: 5-6 meals a day (usually every other meal is a shake). High protein/ Low Carbs
Favorite supplement: Fish Oils
What peaked your interest in training? Off-season preparation for high school sports
Who influences/influenced your training? Art Jones (Cousin/Body Builder)
Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Motocross and more..
Special interests: Playing instruments and making music
Physique, fitness, bodybuilding competition history: Beverly International 2011 NPC Northern Kentucky Men's Physique
Awards and/or accomplishments: Placed 2nd
Next planned competition: June 17th & 18th Jr. Nationals Chicago
What keeps you on track towards reaching your goals? Self-Motivation and my hunger for success keeps me grounded and on the right path to reaching my short term goals.
What are your thoughts on the Men's Physique Division? This division has opened another door to allow opportunity. From the one show I have done I see that the knowledge of differentiating body builders from physique is vague. Take my body type for example; I am 5'11 “off-season” 195lbs 6-8% body fat. Competition I am 3-5% body fat and around 185lbs. This would place me in a category of Light Heavyweight. In that class I would be no competition at all. My cousin competes at 198lbs and currently in his “off-season” he is 5'7 245lbs.
Interesting fact or something you would like our readers to know about you: I love being outdoors and fishing
Website and facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/The-official-fan-page-of-Frank-Jones/351756094780
Job well done Frank. Keep up the pursuit and you will succeed.