By Andrew Carruthers, Editor-In-Chief.
Born for the IFBB Classic Physique Division, Joburg based Arnold Vosloo is fast becoming known as one of the most genetically gifted athletes on the amateur circuit. Destined for greatness, it’ll only be a matter of time before we see him competing and winning his IFBB Pro League status and hopefully see him reach his dream of competing on the Olympia stage.
Full Name: Arnold Vosloo
Born: 30 June 1992
Years Training: 6
Years Competing: 4
Federation of choice: IFBB Pro League
Off-season weight: 110kg
Current Competitive Weight: 100kg
Most Notable Achievement to date: 1st Place Amateur Olympia in Spain 2019
Shortlist of competitive highlights: 1st Place Amateur Olympia 2019, 1st Mexico National Show 2018, 1st New York State Championships 2017, WBFF Muscle Model Pro 2015.
What do you do for a living?
Professional Athlete and Entrepreneur
How do you split up your training days weekly?
3 days on,1 day off.
Favourite body part to train?
Favourite Diet Food?
Salmon and Egg whites
Best Cheat Meal?
Burger and chips is always a winner!
Other Interests, Hobbies etc?
Real Estate. Buying and selling
Future Goals – Short term and long term?
Win my IFBB Pro League card and one day hopefully qualify for the Olympia.
Favourite International and Local athletes?
Sibusiso for what he has achieved and Monique Lopes for her work ethic
What motivates you?
Trying to be better everyday in every aspect of my life.
How do you stay motivated?
Knowing how fortunate I am to have the opportunities I do and blessed to be given the ability to inspire other people.
What do you believe to be your number one character trait that makes you successful in this sport?
I think I’m relatable. I enjoy dressing well, eating good food and training hard. I’d hate to be seen as a robot who just eats and trains all day without enjoying life as a young adult.
What encouraging words do you have for up and coming athletes that look up to you?
Patience. It doesn’t happen overnight. Consistency, day in and day out will yield the best results.
Famous quotes you live by?
If not you, then who?
Famous last words?
If you want something go after it. Be ruthless in your attitude and believe you’re good enough to be who ever you want to be.
For more on Arnold, check out his:
Facebook Page: Arnold Vosloo Athlete
YouTube Channel: Arnold Vosloo Fitness