Despite Surviving on Dominos Pizzas Once, 305 Lbs Ronnie Coleman Had a Different Favorite Meal During His Lightweight Days

Published 09/05/2023, 9:45 AM EDT

Follow Us

Bodybuilding revolves around achieving a great physique and adhering to a strict diet to reach one’s goals. However, even dedicated bodybuilders have their weaknesses when it comes to cheat day meals. Some crave pizzas, sweets, or anything but healthy options. For example, 7-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman, in his early career, famously consumed pizzas almost exclusively for nearly two years while working at a global food chain in the 1980s.

America’s Favorite Video Today

The legendary bodybuilder recently shared a nostalgic video of his visit to South Korea on his YouTube channel. In the video, he recounted his experiences and expressed how it felt like it was just yesterday. The video provided glimpses of his winning era and showcased his worldwide following. Fans were astonished to see him pose for them and even participate in Korean traditions.

Ronnie Coleman’s delicious throwback

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The most memorable part of Ronnie Coleman’s reaction video was when he relished one of his all-time favorite cheat day meals – pancakes. With a heartfelt smile, he fondly recalled, “Good old food good old pancake one of my favorite meals of the day…”, he further added to his statement by saying, “and 305 was a lightweight for me because my heavy was almost 3 30.”

The 7-times Mr. Olympia also mentioned having a vitamin selection. According to the mass monster, he did not go anywhere without his vitamin pills he takes them with him on every tour. He said, “So I’m not that big You can see my lightweight vitamin selection that I took everywhere I went and never left home without them”. Despite having a cheat day meal, he still prefers not to go lazy on himself when it comes to maintaining his health.

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest Bodybuilding stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The King’s commitment to his diet

In an old conversation with Mr. Olympia runner-up 2022, Derek Lunsford, the Louisana-born, confessed on his diet before bodybuilding, that he used to eat pizzas for every other meal. Now, he hasn’t eaten a pizza since 2007. His determination and strict diet are a symbol of his champion aura.

Bodybuilding GOAT, Who Thrived on Dominos Pizzas for Two Years of His Life Once, Couldn’t Resist His Wife’s Delicious Home-Cooked Meal Despite Its High Calorie Content

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The former police officer-turned-bodybuilder has had a very interesting journey. Before dominating the world of bodybuilding, he worked in dominos after his graduation. Then he became a cop. Afterward, his unyielding determination and fits of hunger to achieve something bigger in life opened a door of fame in the realm of bodybuilding. His unstirring dedication en route to the bodybuilding and fitness community is a testament to inspiration.

WATCH THIS STORY: Instead of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ronnie Coleman, Nick Walker Confesses Jay Cutler As His Bodybuilding Idol

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Arpita Shrivastava

663Articles

One take at a time

Arpita Shrivastava is a bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. She holds a Master's Degree in Mass communication. She has done her graduation in Hindi literature From Delhi University.
Show More>

Edited by:

Nidhi

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today