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EP 29 - Interview with Dorian Yates


“It takes something really rough, to realize something really good.”

- Dorian Yates

Troy chats with Dorian Yates, six-time Mr. Olympian, about his current holistic lifestyle and why he has chosen this route at the age of 56. Dorian talks about his jewels of wisdom, his daily routine, and high intensity vs. volume training. Also, Dorian shares what he has been up to and some of his future projects. Be on the lookout for the DY Nutrition with the Shadow line in the U.S. market. He has also released his autobiography and is even thinking about starting his very own podcast, so keep a look out for it!

Timestamps:

6:15 - Why Dorian walked away from bodybuilding

11:25 - What happens when you reach a plateau

13:10 - Dorian’s entrepreneur side

18:17 - Training in a nutshell

25:30 - Why it’s good to have a schedule

32:15 - Is it ego that gets in the way?

34:27 - If anything is too easy, then it is not rewarding

37:24 - Tips for the 40 and 50-year-old males

39:40 - Why Dorian lives a holistic lifestyle

43:05 - A day with Dorian

51:30 - Where did the name “Shadow” come from?

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