Standing at 5’4”, WWE Celebrity Zelina Vega is outsized by the vast majority of girls on the professional wrestling circuit however on the subject of her presence and charisma, she’s greater than capable of forged a shadow over her opponents. The 2021 “Queen’s Crown” event winner, and challenger for Rhea Ripley’s WWE Smackdown Ladies’s Championship; on the upcoming BackLash occasion on Might 6, says that she would “lose her thoughts” if she couldn’t discover time to exercise. Fortuitously, as M&F realized on this unique chat, Vega is ready to attract on the influences of her husband Malakai Black, and even The Rock, as she trains for the largest match of her life.
“…I exercise most likely, like, six days per week,” Vega tells M&F, noting that a lot of her exercises are Excessive Depth Interval Coaching primarily based, so as to enhance her cardiovascular conditioning. Nonetheless, the proud Latino World Order member likes to elevate heavy, and her husband Malakai Black, who’s at present on the AEW roster, has proved to be an excellent gymnasium associate in addition to life associate on this regard. “My husband likes to make these, like, powerlifting routines for me after which we additionally combine it up with Muay Thai. So, it’s plenty of various things that I really feel like helps me so much within the ring, whether or not it’s power clever, pace clever, so yeah, it’s robust however you gotta match it in.”
Zelina Vega buildings her coaching round her work within the ring
Vega, 32, invests quite a lot of time and vitality in structuring her coaching across the calls for which are positioned on her between the ropes, explaining that she’s going to attempt to plan leg day in order that she has a few days of restoration afterwards, earlier than her subsequent huge match. “Particularly now, being a babyface (the professional wrestling time period for a “good” man or woman within the eyes of the followers) and doing all of those extra highflying type strikes, like, I would like [my legs].”
“I’m additionally a vegan,” says Vega. “So, [that’s] an added annoyance so far as touring goes, however I at all times include my meals ready.” The championship contender has all her meals crafted by “Get Fueled,” so as to take the guesswork out of discovering wholesome meals on the go and monitoring macros. With out her cooler bag filled with meals, Vega jokes that she can be a “very offended, tiny lady!” The Queen of WWE understands that failing to fuel-up will price her the positive aspects that she is making within the gymnasium and in addition restrict her power and vitality within the squared circle. “For me, I wish to know precisely what I’m placing in my physique,” she says. “So, I ensure that I do carry the meals with me.”
Zelina Vega found an excellent diet tip from ‘The Nice One’
“It is rather troublesome to eat although, I’ll say that, since you are simply so busy operating round on a regular basis,” shares Vega. “Like even with [media calls], I fully forgot to eat, however I realized this from Dwayne Johnson: He had a timer on his cellphone that confirmed ‘OK, it’s time to eat’ and he would cease what he was doing and he’d be certain he will get his meals in, after which he would proceed doing what he was doing.” Vega, who has an enormous on-line following for her cosplaying expertise, says that she noticed from DJ that making time for what’s essential on your progress is how knowledgeable works, and took that tip on board for herself. “As a result of, you understand, you need to be simply pretty much as good. You need to elevate up your sport simply as a lot.”
As any elite athlete is aware of, consuming clear is simply a part of the method of changing into the most effective, however Vega does take day trip from the grind each every now and then. “I’ve an enormous candy tooth… like huge!” she says, including that gummy worms and Haribo are positively a few of her favourite cheat indulgences. “I sneak a couple of in there, relying on when,” shares Vega. The Queen says that she likes to do cardio whereas fasted, however explains that it is a actual problem to execute as a result of her life on the highway entails plenty of different calls for on her time. Even hair and make-up can shave hours off her day. “However now, it’s like ‘okay,’ how can I mix (duties) to verify I can essentially the most out of (my time) and nonetheless attain that purpose.”
Zelina Vega can have the possibility to place all her preparation and dedication to the final word check, towards WWE SmackDown Ladies’s Champion Rhea Ripley dwell on Peacock in america and WWE Community all over the place else on Might 6.