Meet the Man in the Shorts Collin Tate!

10310574 10205231586730841 6793181562234658749 nMeet the Man in the Shorts Collin Tate who recently took home a big first place trophy in the MP Division!

 Q: Congrats on a great showing! What made you decide to compete in the Men’s Physique Division?

A: To take my fitness lifestyle to the next level! 

Q: Can you tell us a little about the show in which you most recently competed?

A: I recently competed in the Dexter Jackson Classic 2014 taking home 1st in my class!

Q: How did you feel after pre-judging?

A: As if I had jumped off the high dive finally. The stage just feels like home now.

Q: How did you feel about the final results of the show?

A: Great! Considering I have a 1st place trophy that basically says I’m sexy!

Q: What are your thoughts on the Men's Physique Division and what it may be able to do for your career?

A: The Men’s Physique Division is great for the all-natural competitor looking to show the world what a healthy lifestyle looks like. I feel as if it will allow me to help others follow in my foot steps in health/fitness.

Age: 22

Hometown: Germantown, TN

Current city: Germantown, TN

Years training: 2

Education: Trade school

Occupation: Plumber

Favorite type of training: HIIT cardio & HIIT weight lifting, but I’m currently looking into occlusion training!

1959446 10205225916949100 5586628330187158547 nFavorite body part to train: Arms

Favorite exercise: Rope curls (it gives me that full range in motion and constant tension)

Rep range: 8-12

Number of sets: 5

Typical workout duration: 45 mins-1 hour


Training split:

Day 1: chest/back

Day 2: shoulders/legs

Day 3: abs/calves

Day 4: rest-cardio

Day 5: bis/tris

Day 6: abs/cardio

Day 7: Repeat split


Typical daily eating plan:

Meal 1: 2 whole eggs, 6 egg whites, 1 cup oats

Meal 2: 6 oz ground turkey 10z sweet potato, green beans

Meal 3: 6 oz chicken breast, 1.5 cups of brown rice, asparagus

Meal 4 (pre workout): 6 oz ground turkey, 10z sweet potato, green beans During workout: BCAA's, 1/2 serving karbolyte

Meal 5 (post workout): 6 oz chicken breast, 15-16oz white potato, green beans or spinach

Meal 6: lean casein shake, 1tbls all-natural peanut butter


Favorite supplement: Karbolyte (during training)

Q: What peaked your interest in training?

A: To see what I could become if I gave it my all.

10348620 10205232853722515 5278814654118503372 nQ: Who influences/influenced your training?

A: My trainer and best friend IFBB PRO Sheridan Hause.

Sports: Baseball

Special interests: Bodybuilding and the electric guitar

Physique, fitness, bodybuilding competition history: Dexter Jackson Classic class A MP overallAwards and/or accomplishments: 1st place DJC class A novice MP

Next planned competition: Battle on the Bluff 2015

Q: What keeps you on track towards reaching your goals?

A: The support from my family and friends!

Q: What’s an interesting fact or something you would like our readers to know about you?

A: I never set foot into a gym until I was 20. I decided that I was going to do this right and never turn back. Never slow down, if you have a goal you need to strive to be 1% better every day! If you have family and friends supporting your goals then you have an obligation to achieve them. Every day, find a way!

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/collin.tate.50?ref=bookmark

Contact Information: [email protected] [email protected]


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