Roman Reigns is WWE’s Tribal Chief and walking out of Extreme Rules as Universal Champion. This was thanks to a malfunctioning turnbuckle that hampered Finn Balor’s Demon, but Reigns was still in pea physical condition for the bout.
While speaking to Men’s Health magazine, Roman Reigns went into his training regiment. He said that the training does not change depending on who he is facing, because the Head of the Table continues training at a high level no matter who he is going to face next.
“I think you have to kind of find that middle ground between bodybuilding and being a pro athlete. I train as if I’m in the NFL, the NHL, the MLB, the NBA,” Reigns said. “I train with that same intensity, that same focus and dedication and time management as any of the top sports stars in the world. But at the same time, we have to do this with our shirts off, and there has to be that aesthetic appeal.”
“So there is a very focused breakdown of how you want to do that and how you want to train each body part—and even have those days where you mesh it all and create a more functional training system. So these are all things that you have to juggle.”
Reigns’ return to WWE resulted in an incredibly impressive run as WWE Universal Champion, one that is still going. That hard work landed him in the #2 spot on PWI’s Top 500 wrestlers, a decision that upset fans of the Tribal Chief.
Roman Reigns’ next task is to take on Brock Lesnar in Saudi Arabia. We’ll have to see who comes out on top in that contest, but odds are Roman Reigns won’t lose his drive as he fights to maintain his position of dominance.
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