The inside look at Cutler Nutrition’s Jess Welna on his day-to-day and inspiration as he trains his way to the NPC USA Bodybuilding Championship July 2015.
How did you get started in fitness, competing or modeling?
I’ve always played sports. I like any competition and love a challenge. This is one of the most challenging sports I’ve ever tried.
What’s the best part about being a fitness icon?
I’m no icon, but I get to hang out with some! I’ve learned a lot from those guys. Maybe someday I will be.
Setting goals, sticking to them and surround myself with positive people.
Are you competing this year?
Yes, I’m planning on USA’s in July. I started to diet for it 3 weeks ago.
What does your diet consist of?
I use a lot of lean protein and clean carbs. I try to use multiple sources of each every day. Chicken is a staple, I’ll do raw egg whites for breakfast and I usually get at least 1 steak meal every day. I try to have a few cheat meals every week
What is your absolute favorite type of music to work out to?
Rap, I need a good beat to help keep up my intensity.
What are your top 5 favorite songs to work out to?
1. Drake – 0-100
2. Future – Commas
3. Eminem – Till I Collapse
4. 50 Cent – Gangsta
5. Nikki Minaji – Truffle Butter
Not putting the weights away is the worst is the worst, but large groups kills me too.
What body part are you most proud of?
Delts, that’s my most improved. Still working on them though.
What’s your favorite cheat meal?
What are your 3 favorite exercises?
Military press, seated calves, incline press
What does your supplement stack look like?
– Cutler Nutrition Pro Pack (mutli-vitamin)
– Vitamin D3
– Carb Drink – vaires
– Fish Oil
I try to limit my caffeine. I use Legend as a pre workout a few times a week.
Top 5 tips for people who want to get in shape?
Diet, hard work, consistency, stick to a plan, and setting goals.
What’s next for you?
Just to keep improving myself. Always a work in progress.
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Facebook: jess welna