During the introductory speech by Michael Strahan's Pro Football Hall of Famer, the former New York Giants defensive, tireless television presenter and lawyer for health and wellness (he is spokesman for Meta and he is a big fan of new products from The makers of Meta ) told of a story about the age of 13, when his brothers called him BOB, which meant "booty on back". They ripped him so much for overweight that he bought training belts from Jane Fonda.
But no one teases him now. Strahan was not only inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame class in 2014, he also landed the September cover of Men's Fitness which showed off a carved and slender frame that made him think he could Straps says he weighs almost as much as in his active days – "between 247 and 252 pounds" – but the weight is now being distributed more.
Strahan has replaced much of his heavy load training with more cardiovascular work and more body weight and more functional training. It does not hurt that his personal trainer lives in the same building he leases a flat in New York, a few blocks from the GMA .
His trainer, Latreal Mitchell, stops him a simple set of rules, Strahan explains in his September cover story: Minimizing Sugar, Dairy and Pasta, Focusing on a High-Protein Diet, Mitchell demands that Strahan sticks to her "80/20" plan, meaning he's 80 % of the time eats clean.
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"Don't get it I'm wrong, I eat sugar," Strahan said, though he had admitted that his taste for sweets had changed The Oreos, whom he calls Ki nd now tastes like an "old biscuit with Crisco at the top".
Strahan retired from football after winning a Super Bowl. He managed to switch to one of the most desirable host chairs of television, left behind by the legendary Regis Philbin. He then landed on the Fox NFL Sunday on the TV Analyst Table. He changed his diet and exercise program and said his body felt better than if he had been a player. In his Hall of Fame speech, Strahan described his rise to fame as "unlikely."
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It's hard to believe that anything Strahan is concerned with is something more unlikely. Well, apart from the return to the field.
"In my mind I think I still have it," he told the writer Josh Dean in our September reportage. "But I'll take a hit, man, and I know I'd probably be down for an hour."
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