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At the age of 76, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who follows a diet that is 80% vegan, has certain exceptions for UFC fights that may seem strange: “Somehow, it all works out.”


Phil Heath recommends listening to your body.

As we get older, it’s important to make adjustments to our eating habits, exercise routine, and overall lifestyle in order to adapt to the changes in our bodies. Although this may seem daunting at first, it’s crucial to prioritize listening to our bodies. Even bodybuilding legend Phil Heath agrees that listening to our bodies should be our top priority.Arnold Schwarzenegger

The individual referred to as the epitome of physical health and wellness is bodybuilding

, was forced to surrender to the passing of time. Even at the age of 76, Schwarzenegger continues to lead an active lifestyle and works out every day. However, as time went on, he had to make a significant adjustment to his diet.

Bodybuilders usually eat a lot of meat and eggs, but this can cause issues with high cholesterol and blood pressure. In a recent interview on The Rich Roll Podcast, Schwarzenegger shared that he has reduced his meat intake by 70%. However, he still enjoys steak on special occasions.

Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses the modifications to his diet throughout the years.

these foods are important for muscle building, they should be consumed in moderation.

Athletes and bodybuilders often depend on meat and eggs as their main source of protein to promote proper muscle growth and recovery. However, consuming these foods excessively can also lead to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Although crucial for building muscle, it is important to consume them in moderation.Schwarzenegger has already faced his share of heart troubles

Physicians recommended reducing meat intake for a healthier way of living., “It’s simple, if you want to be successful, you have to create a vision of where you want to go and take the necessary steps to get there.”

In his newsletter, Arnold Schwarzenegger once stated that success can be achieved by creating a clear vision of your goals and actively working towards them.
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“I am not completely vegan, rather I have reduced my meat intake by about 80%. My go-to sources of protein are eggs, salmon, and chicken.”

He is now primarily following a Vegan diet and consuming a greater amount of vegetables than he did previously.

However, ‘The Austrian Oak’ acknowledges that there are times when he does eat a small amount of steak. He confessed,“My diet is pretty much… I would say around 70 percent, I cut down my meat intake. And the other 30 percent is on it because of, every so often, I, once a month maybe, I make a steak at home when we watch the UFC fight. It somehow fits together, with all the mid-up to the screen.” 

However, what is the cause for this? Let’s examine.

Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses the motivation behind his dietary change.

Arnold Schwarzenegger admitted that his advancing age has led him to eat less meat. He shared,

I am at a point in my life where I should decrease my intake, as my cholesterol levels and blood pressure need to decrease.

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In addition, he mentioned that several UFC fighters follow a plant-based diet. Continuing the conversation, Arnold revealed that it was James Cameron who inspired him to decrease his intake of meat. ‘Arnie’ explained that James helped him understand that 25-28% of pollution is caused by the livestock industry.

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After considering all of these elements, Schwarzenegger ultimately made the decision to adopt a plant-based diet. What are your thoughts on this? Share them in the comments.

76-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is mostly vegan, makes exceptions during UFC fights for strange reasons, saying “it just works.” This was originally posted on EssentiallySports.