Name: Jeremy Buendia

Birth date: 10/26/1990

Height: 5’8″

Competition Weight: 175-180 lbs


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2016 Olympia Weekend1st
2015 Olympia Weekend1st
2014 Olympia Weekend1st
2014 San Jose Pro1st
2013 Sacramento Pro1st
2013 Olympia Weekend2nd
2013 Greater Gulf States Pro1st
2013 NPC Junior USA Championships1st
2013 NPC Amateur Grand Prix Los Angeles1st
2012 NPC Excalibur Championships1st
2012 NPC San Francisco Championships7th
2012 NPC California State Championships2nd
2012 NPC Los Angeles Grand Prix Championships2nd
2012 NPC California Governors Cup Championships4th
2010 NPC California State Bodybuilding Championships3rd
2008 INBF Capital City Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships4th

Biography

Early Years

Jeremy Buendia was born on October 26,1990, in Roseville California. His father was a non-competitive bodybuilder that inspired Jeremy’s interest in the sport. Growing up, Jeremy has always been competitive, this is what drives his success.

In High School, Jeremy was a linebacker on the football team. He was so skilled in the sport that he even earned an all-league honor. Unfortunately, Jeremy decided to quit football due to injuries he had during his senior year.

Football requires a lot of weight lifting, so by the time he graduated from high school, he was determined to compete in bodybuilding.

Bodybuilding Beginnings

As he began to prep, he trained harder than ever. Several months later, Jeremy stepped on the stage for the first time. He was thrilled. His first competition was the 2008 INBF Capital City Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships where he ended up placing 6th. He was not used to losing, so he took a little time away from competing. He wanted to learn from the experience and then return better than ever.

Jeremy trained hard for almost two years and finally decided to come back to competing. At 17 when he returned, his physique was better than ever and this time, he did not disappoint. He was able to defeat the other competitors and he won his first show at the 2010 Contra Costa Championships.

Since then, Jeremy knew that bodybuilding was for him. At the 2010 NPC California State Bodybuilding Championships, he placed an impressive 3rd place. He continue to prep for more prestigious competitions after.

Jeremy continued to excel in the bodybuilding industry and ended up earning his Pro card in 2013 at the  Mr. Olympia. Jeremy is an IFBB Pro.

Personal Life

When not competing in bodybuilding, Jeremy Buendia is a personal trainer and provides programs to his clients. His goal is to help those of all body types and creeds to build the kind of body they desire.

Buendia has also been featured in numerous magazines and has become a social media fitness influencer with over three million followers.

In July 2019, Buendia was also the subject of controversy when his ex girlfriend Hilda Laura Amaral publicly accused him of physically abusing her. The announcement was done through YouTuber Kenny KO’s channel via an interview. Buendia denied the claims and filed a lawsuit for defamation against Kenny KO. He later published an apology video claiming that he has anger control issues that he is trying to work on fixing through therapy but has still denied all claims of physical abuse.

In 2020 Jeremy Buendia’s anger control issues seemed to re-ignite after Generation Iron reported on a story involving Buendia and the Black Lives Matter protests. Buendia verbally attacked Generation Iron on social media – claiming that the news story contained factural inaccuracies. He then went on to make further claims beyond the nature of the news piece filled with lies himself.

Training

Monday: Push

  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Front Deltoid Raise (with bands) 15 reps
  • Bent Over Dumbbell Reverse Lateral Raise 15 reps
  • DB Shoulder Press 15 reps
  • Circuit 4
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • TRX Tricep Skullcrushers failure
  • Seated Dumbbell Lateral Fly’s 15 reps
  • Decline Chest Fly’s 15 reps
  • Circuit 3
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • 1 Arm Cable Tricep Kickback 15 reps each
  • Dumbbell Shoulder Fly’s 15 reps
  • Pec Dec 15 reps
  • Circuit 2
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Overhead Cable Tricep Extensions 15 reps
  • Reverse Grip Barbell Shoulder Press 15 reps
  • Incline Smith Machine Press 15 reps
  • Circuit 1

Tuesday: Core 

  • 30 mins HIIT cardio
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Isolated Accordion Crunches 15 reps
  • Cable Crunches 20 reps
  • Clean and Press 20 reps
  • Depth Push-ups failure
  • Circuit 3
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Side Prone Oblique Twist 15 reps each side
  • KB Oblique Slashers 15 reps each side
  • DB Lateral Raise 20 reps
  • Cable Fly 20 reps
  • Circuit 2
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Standing Isolated Oblique Contractions 10 each side
  • Close Grip Push-ups failure
  • DB Standing Shoulder Press 20 reps
  • DB Incline Press 20 reps
  • Circuit 1

Wednesday: Pull Day Arms

  • Circuit 1
  • Single Arm Cable Pull Down 15 reps each side
  • Single Arm DB Preacher Curl 15 reps each side
  • Standing Isolated Oblique Contractions 10 each side
  • Decline Sit-up with Oblique Twists 15 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 2
  • Standing Single Arm Cable Low Row 15 reps each side
  • Rope Cable Bicep Curl 20 reps
  • DB Standing Alternate Bicep Curls 20 reps
  • Lying Cable Upright Rows 20 reps
  • Cable Torso Twist 15 reps each side
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 3
  • Seated Machine Row (wide-grip) 20 reps
  • Hammer Curl 20 reps
  • Swiss Ball Circular Crunch 15 reps each way
  • Alternating Abdominal Jack Knife 20 reps each side
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets

Thursday: Lower Body

  • Circuit 1
  • Smith Machine Back Squats 15 reps
  • Squat Jumps 15 reps
  • DB Stiff Leg Deadlifts 15 reps
  • Single Leg Standing Calf Raise 20 reps each
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 2
  • Leg Press 15 reps
  • Lying Leg Curl 15 reps
  • Leg Extensions 15 reps
  • Swiss Ball Hamstring Curl 15 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets

Saturday: Pull Upper Body Workout

  • Circuit 1
  • Lat Pulldowns 15 reps
  • Concentration Curls 15 reps ea
  • Decline Twisting Sit-ups 20 reps
  • Lying Toe Touches 20 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 2
  • Close Grip Pulldown 15 reps
  • Incline Hammer Curls 15 reps
  • Decline Bench Leg Lifts (negatives) 20 reps
  • Cross Crunch 20 reps each side
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 3
  • Seated Cable Row with Straight Bar 15 reps
  • Twisting Dumbbell Curls 15 reps
  • V-ups 20 reps
  • Straight Leg Lifts 20 reps
  • Pilates Roll Ups 15 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets

Sunday: Lower body

  • Circuit 1
  • Single Leg Press 15 reps
  • Sit to Power Jump 20 reps
  • Single Leg Seated Hamstring Curl 15 reps
  • Seated Calf Raises 20 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets
  • Circuit 2
  • Weighted Step Ups 15 reps each leg
  • Walking Lunges 15 reps each leg
  • Speed Squats 30 reps as fast as possible
  • DB Stiff Leg Deadlifts 15 reps
  • Repeat 4x with no rest between sets

Nutrition

Jeremy eats balanced and small meals throughout the day. These meals consists of lean proteins, complex carbs and healthy fats.

Meal 1

Liquid egg whites – 1¼ cup

Oats – ¾ cup

Meal 2

Chicken breast – 6 oz

Sweet potato – 6 oz

Avocado – ½

Meal 3

Chicken breast – 6 oz

Sweet potato – 6 oz

Green beans – 4 oz

Meal 4

Chicken breast – 6 oz

Sweet potato – 4 oz

Green beans – 4oz

Meal 5

Salmon – 7 oz

Avocado – ½

Large green salad made with cucumber, lettuce and tomato

Meal 6

Oats – ½ cup

Peanut butter – 1½ tbsp

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