When it comes to athletes, no one is quite like football star Cristiano Ronaldo. He's had a long and successful career in football, with many people thinking the 34-year-old will soon call it quits from the field.
But, as we discovered, Ronaldo is far from over. Spanish newspaper Diario AS reported the star underwent a medical exam that found Ronaldo having, "the physical capacity of a 20-year-old player." Did we mention he was 34-years-old?
When it comes to Ronaldo, it's clear age is just a number. Currently, he has seven percent body fat, which is three percent less than your typical professional football player. But how does Ronaldo maintain such a physique?
Cristiano Ronaldo's Viscious Workout
When it comes to getting his body, he has a grueling workout that pushes his body to the limits. He mixes his workouts, doing a blend of stretching, cardio, and strength training. For Ronaldo, it's all about explosive and intense workouts, keeping the body guessing what's coming next. But, it's not all about the workout. Though we expected Ronaldo to have a crazy workout regime, we didn't expect him to have a diet plan like this…
The Ronaldo Diet
Many people want to know exactly what Ronaldo is eating to get the body he has. Well, after he announced his diet plan, it's clear he's not eating donuts and french fries. Ronaldo lives a disciplined lifestyle, making sure he gets enough sleep, exercises routinely, and eats clean. But what's he eating?
Ronaldo eats up to six meals a day, with fish being a primary source of protein. He enjoys eating swordfish, tuna, and codfish. But, will also opt for chicken due to its low-fat content. Along with his fish or chicken, Ronaldo will eat a veggie-filled salad with avocado, olives, tomatoes, and eggs. One thing you don't see in his diet is pasta or bread.
In a 2019 interview with Piers Morgan, he told Morgan, "I eat a high protein diet with lots of wholegrain carbs, fruit and vegetables, and avoid sugary foods…If you train regularly it's important to keep energy levels high top fuel your body for better performance. I sometimes eat up to six smaller meals a day to make sure I have enough energy to perform each session at the top level."
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