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Mike Grey - Macri Gym wear sponsored athlete & Fitness Freak

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Check out this machine, Mike Grey, Personal Trainer from Brisbane Queensland, Dad, Fitness Freak & Macri Gym Clothing Ambassador.

Proud to have him on our team #MACRI

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Name: Mike J Grey

Location: Brisbane

How long have you been training: 7 Years

How did you get started in the fitness industry?
I played rugby my whole life, injured myself at 19 and the gym was my rehab, since then I built a passion for lifting.

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Why do you train?
My ultimate fitness goal would be to get on the cover of a fitness magazine, and to win a Muscle Model competition. I train because I like pushing my body to its limitations to achieve something I thought was impossible.

Who are your fitness idols/inspirations?
My fitness idol is Buck Shelford. Captain of the 1989 All Blacks. He would always leave the field bleeding and bruised, rushed to the doctor mid-game and came back to finish. To me this is a huge sign of mental toughness and is an attribute I have always admired. Whenever I’ve had a tough day/ training session I think of his strength and it helps me to believe I can get through whatever’s challenging me.

What does a typical training week look like for you?
Monday: HIIT Cardio, and legs.
Tuesday: Back, thirty minutes cardio.
Wednesday: HIIT Cardio, Chest.Thursday: Shoulders, arms & thirty minutes cardio.Friday: HIIT Cardio, LegsSaturday: Back, thirty minutes Cardio.Sunday: Hour fasted cardio (post cheat meal), Chest.


What is your favourite body part to train?Chest is definitely my favourite body part to train, I enjoy bench as its my strongest exercise.


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What is your motivation every day to train?
Im motivated to get on a magazine and place at WBFF.

Have you had any obstacles or setbacks towards achieving your goal physique?
Back injury when I was 19, and I had a hernia operation when I was 22. #Makeithappen #noexcuses


What does your daily diet/nutrition look like?
Meal one:

200grams steak,

100grams asparagus,
Meal Two:

200grams steak,

200grams broccoli,

20mls coconut oil,

Meal Three (Pre workout):

100grams Maple Crunch Cereal,

34grams WPI protein powder

Intra Workout:

40grams maltodextrin

1 scoop BCAA’s.

Meal Four (Post workout):

34grams WPI protein powder,

225grams chicken breast,

250grams cooked rice.

Meal Five:

225grams chicken breast,

250grams cooked rice.

Meal Six:

225grams chicken,

200grams broccoli.

Meal Seven:

2 Eggs.


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Supplementation?
WPI protein powder, BCAA’s, Maltodextrin.


Favourite motivational quote?

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. 

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