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Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Fresh from winning the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid after two goals in the final, we take a look at how Cristiano Ronaldo gained his physique.

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Ronaldo scored twice in the Champions league final against Juventus

The 32-year-old weighs less than 80kg and has a body many can only dream about but how did he get to that level.

Here are ways Ronaldo achieved his stunning physique;

1. He was once a skinny bloke who got bullied easily

AS a youngster at Sporting Lisbon and his early days at Manchester United, Ronaldo was a skinny kid who was often bullied off the ball. But that began to change when he hit the gym hard in a bid to toughen up.

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Ronaldo was a skinny prodigy at Sporting Lisbon

In an average session in the weight room, Ronaldo will lift 23,000kg – the equivalent of 16 Toyota Prius cars.

2. He jumps higher than the average NBA star

Everyone knows Ronaldo jumps very high...ask every defender he has ever face...but not many know Ronaldo’s leaping ability has been scientifically proven to be higher than the average NBA player.

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Ronaldo jumps higher than the average NBA star

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3. Incredible legs gotten from hard work

According to reports, during training sessions, the 32-year-old would put on ankle weights in order to work on his leg strength.

Not only that, the additional weight meant Ronaldo felt lightning fast when he stripped the weights off for games.

4. He was once faster than the Olympic athlete

Now he has lost most of his pace and ability to make those mazy runs but at one point, he logged faster times through zig-zag courses than many a ‘professional’ sprinter.

Talk about pace and agility.

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

The Real Madrid star can run faster than the average Olympic athlete

5. Little fat volume

NAIJ.com gathered that the Portuguese boasts a body fat of BELOW ten per cent.

For explain in simpler terms, the ‘acceptable’ level according to a number of institutions is 18-25 per cent…

Cristiano Ronaldo's most intriguing workout facts

Ronaldo has little body fat

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