Sunday, July 31, 2016

How American Gymnast Paul Ruggeri Stays in Peak Olympic Shape: INTERVIEW

Written by Shane, Editor of Stonewall Gazette

Food is fuel for 27-year-old American Olympian Paul Ruggeri because he had to be in peak condition leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The gymnast shared with GQ magazine his thoughts on fitness, food, and the rote monotony of training life in preparation. When asked about his diet leading up to the games, Paul Ruggeri replied: "I’ve been constantly evolving my own diet. We have a bunch of resources at our disposal, we have a nutritionist assigned to us. I’ve learned a lot about portion control and watching my macros. I know what I have to do to be at a certain weight, and I’ll do whatever it takes to be at that weight before the competition. Everyone’s different, some of the guys are incredibly strict, I’m in the middle of the pack. I definitely watch my macromolecules but I like to eat sweets and stuff that I like. READ MORE

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