The game of bodybuilding is stuffed with rising stars who wish to be acknowledged as champions within the close to future. A kind of stars is Blessing Awodibu. A local of Nigeria who moved to Eire as a toddler, Awodibu noticed preliminary fame by way of entertaining movies on social media. He advised Dennis James on this week’s episode of The Menace Podcast that the movies are an extension of his precise persona.
“That’s who I’m, man,” he says. “Like, I’m a constructive man. I like making individuals giggle. They name it humorous s**t, however that’s simply me. I like being me.”
Whereas these movies and moments have paid off for Awodibu, that isn’t the tip sport for him. He desires to be remembered as one of many greatest bodybuilders on this planet.
“My dream is to be top-of-the-line, you recognize,” Awodibu advised James. “My dream is to compete on the Olympia and you recognize, perhaps win that present a couple of times.”
Awodibu wished to satisfy that dream this season. He was very vocal about going through and beating different rising stars like Nick Walker and Justin Rodriguez. Sadly for him, he positioned third on the Indy Professional and fifth on the New York Professional. Regardless of that, he mentioned that he has no regrets about the way in which he went about his enterprise.
“What I did labored. All the things labored. I used to be joyful that Nick was in a position to interact in that, and adopted by way of. Once I speak about altering bodybuilding, and bringing one thing new to the desk, I really feel the game can profit from that.”
These contests didn’t go the way in which he deliberate, however he’s already targeted on subsequent season.
“One factor I do know is that I want extra muscle mass throughout, no less than 15 kilos however I really feel like I can placed on 20 kilos,” he mentioned confidently. He expressed that the expertise of going through different execs onstage will assist him going ahead.
“You need to step onstage and expertise it. Cash can’t purchase that. That have is completely the whole lot for me. That’s what I wanted to see. Now I do know what I gotta do.”
Awodibu talks concerning the individuals he has in his nook, the way in which he’s going to coach sooner or later, and which bodybuilders he regarded up on this in-depth interview. Catch this and each episode of TMP over on the Muscle & Health YouTube channel. Episodes air each Sunday at 3 p.m. Japanese time.
0:50 – Nigeria
3:10 – Mr. Humorous Man
4:51 – Residing to Eire
9:53 – Bullying and Racism
12:27 – Street to Turning Professional
18:06 – My Dream is to Compete on the Olympia
19:11 – Indy Professional and NY Professional
25:53 – Any Regrets?
28:43 – Modifications to Make
30:19 – The Proper Folks
33:55 – Technique Going Ahead
35:17 – Coaching with Kai Greene
39:04 – What Physique Does He Like?
40:40 – Subsequent 5 Years
44:43 – Nick Walker and Olympia Contenders
49:38 – Olympia Prime 6 Prediction