Ian Birchall

Name: Ian Birchall

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Occupation: Department of Justice

Years Competing: 9
Competition history/highlights:
2008- CBBF World Qualifier - Welterweight 1st place
2009- CBBF World Qualifier - Welterweight 2nd place
2010- MABBA Provincial Qualifier - Light Heavyweight 2nd place
2012- MABBA Provincial Championships - Heavyweight 3rd place
2012- WBFF Canada - Light Heavyweight 1st Place and Pro-Card Winner
2013- MABBA Provincial Championships - Light Heavyweight 1st Place & Overall - Mr. Manitoba
2014- CBBF Canadian National Bodybuilding Championships – To Be Announced 09/06/14

Off-season training split:

Day 1: Back, Calves
Day 2: Chest, Triceps, Abs
Day 3: OFF
Day 4: Quads, Hamstrings, Calves
Day 5: Delts, Biceps, Abs
20 mins cardio post workout

Competition training split:

Day 1: Hamstrings, Calves, Traps
Day 2: Delts, Abs
Day 3: Back
Day 4: Chest, Calves
Day 5: Quadriceps, Traps
Day 6: Biceps, Triceps, Abs
AM + PM cardio sessions

Favorite body parts to train: Quads

Least favorite body parts to train: Biceps

Favorite off-season meal: Pasta

Favorite dieting meal: Beef, yams, vegetables.

Advice for beginners: Learn proper form, basic nutrition and leave the ego at the gym door. In addition, hire a Personal trainer and/or a nutritional coach like Darren Mehling and Christina Mehling of Freak fitness; to help reach and exceed your fitness aspirations.

Favorite Supplements: PharmaFreak SuperFreak PWO, PharmaFreak Vitafreak, AllMax Iso Natural in Chocolate, Ulitmate Nutrition BCAAs and Progressive OmegEssential Fish Oil.

Why I choose Muscles by Meyers: When I began lifting, I had no clue about supplements. This all changed after meeting the experienced staff at Meyers. Meyers have been the supplement store of choice for over 40+ years for bodybuilders, fitness competitors and athletes alike. In my opinion, there is no staff with the experience in nutrition and supplementation like Muscles by Meyers.