Bodybuilder Brandon Curry may discover himself in a uncommon firm in bodybuilding historical past come December 2022. In 2019, Curry gained each the Arnold Basic and the Mr. Olympia title — a feat that solely 2008 Mr. Olympia Dexter Jackson and eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman have achieved (Coleman gained each in 2001). Ought to Curry recapture the Mr. Olympia title in 2022, he can be the primary bodybuilder to win each occasions in the identical 12 months in two completely different years, as he gained his second Arnold Basic in 2022.
On March 30, 2022, Curry was featured on the Males’s Well being YouTube channel, whereby he shared the whole lot he eats in a day throughout his Mr. Olympia prep. Whereas performing two coaching periods per day to hit each physique half a number of occasions every week, the reigning Arnold Basic champ wants ample gasoline to take care of his award-winning physique. Try Curry’s food regimen within the video beneath:
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Curry’s coaching days start at 7 a.m. with some much-needed hydration. Curry estimates that he drinks three liters of water per day throughout hotter climate. He heads to the health club for his first coaching session earlier than consuming his first meal of the day. Breakfast serves as a post-workout meal and consists of the next:
- Potatoes — 350 grams
- Hen — 200-220 grams
- Two to 3 eggs and/or egg whites
We do the whole lot by scale weight.
Protein stays constant for Curry from meal to meal, however carbohydrates can fluctuate. Whereas 200 grams of carbohydrates are a median for him, meals can scale from zero carbs to 400 grams.
Be aware: if particular measurements of a meals are lacking, it was not talked about within the video.
- Rice — 200-300 grams
A post-workout meal for Curry will change up the protein supply between salmon or steak — each of that are fattier than rooster.
- Salmon or steak
- Candy potatoes — 250 grams
As Curry will get nearer to competitors day, his food regimen will lower his carbohydrate consumption. Throughout that point, he provides extra greens and avocado to his meals to offset the misplaced quantity. To stop feeling too full, Curry is cautious to not eat an excessive amount of fiber, which he feels disrupts his digestion.
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- Hen — 220 grams
- Rice — 200-250 grams
Curry talked about taking frequent naps all through the day to enhance restoration. Following his naps, he’s typically consuming one other meal.
- Salmon or steak — 220 grams | when additional into prep, Curry will go for a leaner protein supply like white fish.
- Inexperienced salad
Curry consumes six easy meals per day, and the ultimate two are almost equivalent.
- Fish of alternative — 220 grams
- Inexperienced salad
- Rice — 200 grams (solely whether it is throughout his prep the place the additional carbohydrates are warranted)
On condition that Curry’s day by day meals throughout his prep are comparatively fundamental — they include a protein, a carb, and possibly a fats supply — a cheat meal generally is a boon to the spirit and a fascinating refeed for his physique. Curry’s go-to cheat meal is a double-quarter-pound hamburger, soda, french fries, and apple pie. Throughout a shorter prep, Curry’s cheat meals skew in the direction of sushi, which is densely caloric as a result of quantity of rice.
To the Olympia
The 2022 Olympia weekend is scheduled for Dec. 16-18, 2022. Curry will try to win his second Mr. Olympia title by dethroning two-time reigning Mr. Olympia Mamdouh “Large Ramy” Elssbiay. If Curry is profitable, it could not solely be his reclamation of bodybuilding’s highest achievement; it could even be his ascension within the historical past books as a a number of Arnold Basic and Mr. Olympia champion.
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