Mario Lopez Workout Routine Diet Plan

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Mario Lopez is an American television host who is best known for his role as A.C. Slater on the sitcom Saved By The Bell (1989-1993). He has a ripped body, which doesn’t come so easy. It requires much discipline and regular exercises. Fitness is a part of his preliminaries, which can’t be neglected.

Mario Lopez Boxing

He has also displayed his chiseled abs and toned physique in “Dancing with the stars” show. He actually knows how to stay fit, lean and healthy. His muscular body had always been talked about. He describes his love for fitness, as an addiction. Mario wrote a book titled Mario Lopez Knockout Fitness which was published in 2008 dedicated to fitness (Title is self explanatory! Duhhh).

He advices to have a variety in workout exercises. That way you will never fell boredom and will definitely gain more.

Boxing makes him to shed some body fat by burning calories. He does it three times a week. He claims to have sparred with professional boxers like Oscar De La Hoya, James Toney and Shane Mosley.

There is no single exercise to get a body like him. But, a workout schedule has been designed which can help you to reach his fitness levels. Please make sure that it is not guaranteed for everyone. Every person has its own endurance level. 

Monday –

These exercises will build your chest and triceps.

  • 20 min of cardio
  • 45 min of weight training
  • 10 min of stretching

Some of the triceps exercises include band skull crusher, bench dips, bench press, board press, body tricep press, cable one arm tricep extension, etc.

Alternately, you can perform barbell bench press, cable chest press, butterfly, etc as a part of chest workout.

Tuesday –

These will make up your abdominals and core.

  • 30 min of cardio
  • 35 min of resistance training
  • 10 min of stretching

To build core, one would think of working on ab crunches and sit ups are just sufficient. But, the truth is that for efficient building of the core muscles, you have to give stress from your hip muscles to shoulders. A variety of exercises need to be done for this. The core would include many muscles like –

  • Rectus Abdominis – This muscles is also called six-pack and is located along the front of the abdomen.
  • Erector Spinae (or sacrospinalis) – This group of three muscles runs along your neck to your lower back.
  • Multifidus – These are located under the erector spinae along the vertebral column. These muscles extend and rotate the spine.
  • External Obliques – located on the side and front of the abdomen.
  • Hip Adductors – group of muscles located at medial thigh.
  • Internal Obliques – located under the external obliques, running in the opposite direction.
  • Transverse Abdominis (TVA) – located under the obliques. It is the deepest of the abdominal muscles (muscles of your waist) and wraps around your spine for protection and stability.
  • Hip Flexors – located in front of the pelvis and upper thigh. It is again a group of muscles, consisting of,  psoas major, illiacus, rectus femoris, pectineus, sartorius.
  • Gluteus medius and minimus – located at the side of the hip
  • Gluteus maximus, hamstring group, piriformis – located in the back of the hip and upper thigh leg.

Wednesday –

These exercises will lead to the development of back and biceps.

  • 20 min of cardio
  • 45 min of weight training
  • 10 min of stretching

Weight training exercise include squats, leg press, lunge, deadlift, leg extension. All of these works on your quadriceps muscle group, which are found in front of thighs. Some of these work on your gluteus and hamstrings also.

Thursday –

These ones will make your gluteal muscles (found in hips) and some part of the legs.

  • 30 min of cardio
  • 35 min of resistance training
  • 10 min of stretching

Friday

These exercises will focus on your abdominals and core. Go for it.

  • 20 min of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
  • 30 min of resistance training
  • 10 min of stretching

Saturday and Sunday –

The weekend is for rest purposes. If you want to go for a exercise session, then go for a maximum of 30 minutes of cardio.

Besides this workout, he is seen training outside the gym, or at the beach, playing basketball, doing yoga, swimming, etc.

mario lopez weight

If you don’t achieve that much level of fitness as you desired by following this, then don’t feel bad. Morihei Ueshiba (famous martial artist and founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido) once said that –

“Failure is the key to success as each mistake teaches us something.”

You learn by doing mistakes and gradually will achieve, what you wanted. One thing you will achieve is experience.

Mario, 39, married Courtney Mazza on December 1, 2012 in Mexico and have a daughter, named Gia Francesca Lopez, already when they were married.

Mario Lopez Diet Plan

He is a foodie and loves to eat too much. May be his love for food is what is motivating him to do more exercises to achieve high fitness levels. Particularly, he eats a fruit, granola, and yoghurt in breakfast. Afternoon meal consists of brown rice and chicken. Dinner is sushi.

Like all others, he has a splurge for ice creams, and chocolate cookies. This is all about this famous celebrity’s workout routine and diet plan. Let me know what you think in the comments section below.

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  1. Mario is definately on target with his physique and diet it wouldnt surprise me if hes under 5% body fat, EATING CLEAN IS THE TICKET TO SUCCESS!! IVE TRANSFORMED MY BOD FROM A BULKY TO A LEAN ATHLETIC AND FEEL MUCH BETTER WAY TO INSPIRE US MARIO God bless!!

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