Derek Joe is the reigning 2021 PNBA Pure Olympia Basic Physique Champion. He’s initially from Tucson, AZ, and at present resides in Henderson, NV, simply outdoors of Las Vegas. He lately give up his full-time medical units gross sales job and relocated to Nevada to pursue his ardour for coaching and serving to others stay a happier, more healthy way of life. Derek provides way of life teaching, competitors prep, and training for posing in each males’s and ladies’s classes.
Derek competed in his first bodybuilding competitors in 2013 on the age of 26 and didn’t compete once more till 2018 when he determined bodybuilding was one thing he needed to pursue additional. Derek was self-coached in 2020 when he received his professional card on the Novice Pure Olympia in Las Vegas. That is the place Derek met his present coach, “The Legend,” Philip Ricardo Jr. they usually have been working collectively ever since.
Derek has cherished sports activities ever since he picked up a basketball on the age of three. He was a 3 sport Letterman in soccer, basketball, and monitor and went on to play two years on the junior faculty degree. Derek first began working monitor in elementary faculty the place he ended up doing nearly each occasion. His dad was a excessive performing 3 sport athlete, his mom ran monitor in highschool, and almost all his siblings and cousins performed sports activities, some competing within the NFL, NBA, and the Olympic trials. This fueled Derek’s ardour for sports activities, competitors, and health.
Successful the 2021 Pure Olympia with the INBA/PNBA was by far one among his most triumphant and victorious moments. It was one thing Derek says he had all the time dreamed of since he began competing. For Derek to have received his first yr as a professional is one thing very particular. Outdoors of the awards and trophies, the experiences and struggles he labored via to get to that time additionally come to thoughts when he mirrored on what it took to win.
In the course of the time between 2017 and 2019, Derek bought his first dwelling. He additionally was laid off twice inside the similar yr, went months at a break day and utilities, his mobile phone was always being shut off, and at instances Derek couldn’t afford meals for himself. On two separate events, Derek even got here inside weeks of foreclosures on his home. It was actually a interval of humility, endurance, and religion for him. Derek needed to make numerous robust selections throughout that point. What saved Derek going via this era is his religion. “I knew that God is all the time with me. His presence was tremendously felt and confirmed via the family and friends who helped me and supported me via all of it.”
- Protein sources: plant-based protein, grass-fed beef/bison, tofu, rooster, floor turkey, eggs/egg whites, salmon, sirloin
- Carbs: oatmeal, brown rice, fruit, greens, candy potatoes, cereal, cream of wheat
- Fat: avocado and avocado oil, nuts/almonds
- Protein sources: plant-based protein, 99% lean floor turkey, halibut, salmon, egg whites
- Carbs: brown rice, asparagus, inexperienced beans, spinach, rice truffles, candy potatoes
- Fat: avocado oil, most fat coming from protein sources (saved comparatively low)
For the final couple of months, Derek has been doing 3 days on, 1 day without work break up, and he’s coaching his legs as soon as each 8 days. A variety of focus has been placed on growing his higher physique and Derek hits these muscle teams 2 instances per week.
Day 1: Chest/Again/Abs
Day 2: Legs/Abs
Day 3: Shoulders/Triceps
Day 4: Relaxation (Cardio/Posing)
Day 5: Again/Biceps
Day 6: Chest/Triceps
Day 7: Shoulders/Abs
Day 8: Relaxation (Cardio/Posing)
Derek give up his job and moved to Las Vegas to pursue a profession as a private coach and posing coach and to immerse himself in a bigger health and bodybuilding tradition. “There all the time appears to be one thing occurring, from competitions to conventions, folks come from all around the world so the alternatives may very well be infinite,” Derek stated about Las Vegas.
Derek is just not new to coaching, he has been a coach/coach since age 20, however he by no means pursued it full time. Now Derek is working to develop his enterprise and create his personal model from scratch. Along with that, Derek shall be competing in 3 bodybuilding exhibits this yr. The primary is on the Pure Universe in Tampa, Florida September 2-3, then Crew USAs on Sept. 23, and eventually the Pure Olympia on Nov. 10.
FUTURE FITNESS GOALS:
Derek’s major focus is profitable his second title on the 2022 Pure Olympia!
MAGAZINES HE WOULD LIKE TO COVER FOR:
- Iron Man Journal
- Muscle & Health
- Males’s Journal
- GQ Journal
SHOWS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COMPETE IN
- UK/Abroad subsequent yr
- World Championships
- Pure Olympia
AWARDS YOU’D LIKE TO WIN
- Finest Poser
- Finest Legs
- Corridor of Fame
- A number of Pure Olympia Titles
FAVORITE FITNESS INFLUENCERS
2021: INBA/PNBA Pure Olympia – Basic Physique Open – 1st Place
2021: Mr. America – Basic Physique Open – 2nd Place
2021: Mr. America Basic Finest Poser Award
2021: INBA/PNBA Ironman Journal Worldwide Basic Physique Open – 2nd Place
2020: Amataure Pure Olympia (Earned Professional Card) – Basic Physique Open – 2nd Place
2020: INBA/PNBA Grand Canyon Basic – Basic Physique Open – 2nd Place
2018: NPC Terminator – Basic Physique Open – 2nd Place
2013: OCB Solar Valley Pure Males’s Bodybuilding Open – 6th Place
Squats: “Such a terrific foundational compound motion. It’s the primary train I discovered within the weight room,” – Derek
FAVORITE CHEAT MEAL
Cheeseburger and Fries or Pizza and Wings
WIN – Jay Rock
IRON MAN MAGAZINE FEATURES
HOW DO YOU SUPPORT THE ORGANIZATION YOU COMPETE WITH
- Teaching and Coaching Athletes
- Selling the Group
- Attending Clinics
- Visitor Posing
FAVORITE GO-TO RECIPE
Salmon, loaded potato, and combined veggies!
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