Sharing the Stage and the Microphone with Lewis Summerson


I met Lewis Summerson when we shared the stage during the world's competition, and afterward, we had the opportunity to chat about all things natural bodybuilding. It was an honor to speak to him at the competition and to have him on the podcast, and I know you'll enjoy this conversation.


What you'll hear:


  • Waiting for the judges' feedback (1:24)
  • Lewis' offseason plans, focusing on progress over competition (3:41)
  • The benefits of taking more time off between preps (5:27)
  • Weight classes and conditioning (10:10)
  • Reflecting on the process, and nutrition and conditioning strategies (15:10)
  • Pushing your body to the limits to get into peak physique condition for competition (21:03)
  • Slowing down the rate of fat loss in the final stages of prep (24:14)
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with food post-competition (30:22)
  • Body weight and caloric intake for muscle gain (33:29)
  • Lewis' nutritional protocol during prep (37:31)
  • Macronutrient ratios for muscle gain and low-carb diets (42:58)
  • The various nutritional and fitness approaches and seeing success with each (45:41)
  • Consistency and the bodybuilding lifestyle (50:33)
  • Training habits and the importance of tracking (54:27)
  • Enjoying the process (1:01:49)
  • Bodybuilding, fitness, and business goals after the competition season (1:04:07)
  • Promoting natural bodybuilding and educating young athletes (1:09:44)


Where to find Lewis:



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