BENGALURU: Sangram Choughle, a Pune-born bodybuilder, who went on from becoming Mr India to winning the title of Mr Universe in 2012 was here in the city recently for an international bodybuilding expo. City Express catches up with the fitness enthusiast.
What is your fitness routine?
Hard core weight training.
A must in your diet plan?
Fish, chicken and vegetables.
What do you think about protein shakes or supplements?
Supplements are necessary for athletes.
Which movie/book got a body builder’s story right?
What is a body builder’s worst?
Injury is the worst fear.
How different are body building standards for men and women?
In India, we have double standards, overseas there is a lot of appreciation.
How different would it have been if you were a woman?
I have had my fare share of difficulties in becoming what I am. In India, women face a lot of social pressure.