Abhishek Manikandan


One take at a time

About The Author

Abhishek Manikandan is the Lead Editor of the bodybuilding division at EssentiallySports. A former combat sports athlete himself, Abhishek uses his knowledge of the sport and his Master’s in Journalism to ensure that every article produced by the division has gone through the necessary editorial checks. A former Reuters journalist, watching Arnold Schwarzenegger on the big screen is what made Abhishek venture into the sport of bodybuilding. While Arnie remains his favorite, he is often fascinated by legends like Ronnie Coleman and Flex Wheeler who have inspired millions to take up the sport and transform their lives. When not editing or working out, he spends his time immersed in the world of books and movies.