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Belfast Fitness Couple NICK BEATTIE & AMY BYERS

Names: Nick Beattie & Amy Byers

Born: N – 17/07/1989 A – 07/11/1991

Location: Belfast

Height: N – 5ft 11 A – 5ft 7

Weight: N – 119kg A – 75kg

Years Training: N – I have been training for rugby from the age of 16, but only started training for bodybuilding 3 years ago. A- I began training 3 years ago but only started seriously training last year

Favourite Body Part: Both of us would say legs

What Is Your Background And How Did You Get Started In Fitness
N- I have always been into fitness playing rugby and doing athletics from a young age. I became a fitness instructor at 17 then went on to become a PT. Getting into bodybuilding was a natural step for me. A- I was a little harder coaxed, I never enjoyed sport or exercise until a few years ago when I began weight lifting with Nick.

In regards to workouts, can you give us an overview of a typical week?
Usually we do…
Monday – chest & bis,
Tuesday – legs,
Thursday – back & calves,
Friday – shoulders & triceps.

A- I try add glutes in at least twice a week on top of this.

What’s the best training tip you could give to others?
N- training intensity, it is important to push yourself to failure while keeping the correct technique if you want to progress.

What are your favourite meals and foods?
A- I love to cook and enjoy trying new things. When eating healthy I like to experiment with spices and different veg to prevent myself from getting bored. I love all meat/fish. N- Steak & sweet potato simple!

Favourite cheat food?
Pizza!

Top 3 supplements you could not live without?
Whey protein, Creatine & BCAA’a

What shows have you got coming up, where can we see you compete?
N- NABBA Novice April 2015 A- I am planning to have a productive off season before planning my next show.

Anyone You Would Like To Mention?
We are lucky to have a very knowledgeable team around us consisting mainly of Graeme McConkey, Danny Brown and John Martini. They have been very helpful to us both and we would see them as some of the most locally respected names in bodybuilding. They are always on hand to help.