Cristiano Ronaldo is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time, and a key aspect of his success is his incredible fitness. At the age of 37, Ronaldo continues to perform at the highest level at Al Nassr, defying the odds and setting new records. So, what are the secrets behind his exceptional fitness levels?
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One of the most crucial elements of Ronaldo’s fitness regime is his strict diet and nutrition plan. Ronaldo’s diet consists of six small meals a day, including lean meats, fish, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. He also stays away from processed and sugary foods and limits his alcohol intake to maintain his overall health and fitness.
Cristiano Ronaldo is known for his intense workout routine, which focuses on functional strength, agility, and endurance. He typically trains for several hours each day, combining cardio workouts, strength training, and skill-based exercises. A vital aspect of Ronaldo’s fitness routine is his attention to rest and recovery.
Cristiano Ronaldo On His Son Following In His Footsteps
Widely regarded as one of the fittest athletes in the world, when asked about how he motivates his son in day-to-day life, the Portuguese International has been somewhat strict about his eating habits although he lets certain things slide.
“We’ll see if he’ll be a great player. He’s not yet. Sometimes he drinks coke, he eats fries, and he knows I get mad. I tell him to treadmill and then dive into cold water to recover, and he says: “Dad, but it’s so cold.”
Cristiano Ronaldo on his son: “We'll see if he'll be a great player. He's not yet. Sometimes he drinks coke, he eats fries and he knows I get mad. I tell him to treadmill and then dive into cold water to recover, and he says: “Dad, but it's so cold.” It's normal because he's… pic.twitter.com/89wQbNJtzW
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The five times Ballon d’Or winner believes his son has the potential to follow in his footsteps, however, he feels that it will require a lot of dedication and hard work, which was the case for him in the last two decades.
“It’s normal because he’s young. He has potential. He is fast, and he dribbles well, but that’s not enough. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication. I’m not going to pressure him to be a player. However, I especially want him to be the best, whether he’s a footballer or a doctor.”