WWE News: WWE superstars are well-known for maintaining their physiques even when they are not competing. And the transformation of former WWE Superstar The Great Khali bears testament to the claim.
Dilip Singh Rana better known by the ring name The Great Khali was the first-ever Indian wrestler to win the WWE championship after in a 20-men Battle Royal in 2007.
Khali got his first big fight in WWE in 2006, where he battled with The Undertaker in the last man standing match. The WWE Universe had never seen anyone like Khali and his 7ft 3in giant frame had left everyone in a state of shock.
After giving nearly a decade to wrestling he decided to retire from WWE in 2014. However, he made an unprecedented return in 2017 to aide Jinder Mahal beat Randy Orton and retain the WWE world title.
Currently, residing in his hometown, the 47-year-old Punjabi playboy is spending time working on his physique. He consumes an enormous amount of food daily, which is packed with protein to help him maintain and build his muscle mass.
WWE News: The Great Khali’s diet
Before he even begins his workout plan the former WWE superstar begins his day with a morning walk, exercise then morning diet which includes chicken, bread and milk.
According to Sportskeeda, for lunch, he eats curry, pulses, vegetables, wheat bread, eggs, more dried fruit and, if that is not enough, another kilogram of chicken. For dinner, Khali consumes another mountain of food, including even more chicken, brown rice, six eggs, wheat bread and two litres of milk and ice.
Khali’s diet seems excessive like his structure, but his need for so many calories becomes clear with a look at his workout plan.
WWE News: The Great Khali’s workout
He begins his week with biceps on Monday, which includes barbell and dumbbell curls, tricep dips and sit-ups.
The Tuesdays are for cardio work, centred around treadmill and cycling sessions.
As for Wednesdays, Khali works on his shoulders and traps before moving on to his back and abs on a Thursday.
Fridays are for his legs and abs, with sets of leg extensions, leg press and squats, as well as ab crunches and squats.
Saturday is an active rest day which means although there will be no heavy lifting, he still squeezes in a 30-minute treadmill session. On Sundays, he returns to his full schedule, focusing on building his chest.
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