What does your post-workout nutrition and supplementation look like?
Post workout meal consists of whey protein and glutamine, or BCAAs plus a meal with high protein (ex: grilled chicken breasts) and good source of carbs (ex: mashed potatoes or yams). The first hour post workout is known as the golden hour.
What are your favorite cheat meals and foods?
I get a cheat meal every ten days which will always be pizza. I consider that a reward for myself and I always feel pumped with lots of energy on the next day.
What are some of the biggest training mistakes you’ve made?
I used to put all my efforts to the upper body. Neglecting hitting my legs at the beginning made me lose lots of gain,s which was going to add more lean muscle to me.
What does your current supplementation plan look like?
- Pre workout: Jack3D.
- Optimum Nutrition Hydrobuilder (1 scoop after breakfast and another scoop post workout).
- Glutamine SR every 12 hours.
- Universal Nutrition Uni-liver amino.
What are some of your favorite motivational quotes?
- I am indeed a king, because I know how to rule myself.
- The bad workman blames his tools.
- He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
- A good example has twice the value of good advice.
- Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.
- If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.
- Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.
- Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.
- Respect the training, honor the commitment, cherish the results.
- First we form habits. Then they form us.
- Take care of your body it’s the only place you have to live.
If you could be one athlete or person for a day, who would it be and why?
Fitness model Greg Plitt. Greg still has a unique style and physique. I think it would be beneficial to experience his daily routine and workout.
Funniest thing you’ve seen at the gym recently?
The punch of those guys who appear a month before summer looking forward to achieve a physique which other people have been working all year to get it.