Richard Eugene Piana is the full name of one of the American bodybuilder and businessman who is widely renowned by his short name, Rich Piana. He was born on September 26, 1970, but unfortunately did on August 25, 2017. During his career, he won the National Physique Committee (NPC) Mr. Teen California title in 1989 and National Physique Committee (NPC) competitions in 2003 and 2009. And previously, he had won NPC Mr. California in 1998.
As a bodybuilder, he had owned his nutrition product line known as Rich Piana: 5% Nutrition. He was also using anabolic steroids, synthetic growth hormones, and insulin, and was recognized by the public. These two components helped make the body he had, and that used to be taken by him when he was 18 years old.
There used to be various ups and downs during his career, but he tried continuously and became adorable. Though he is not with us, he is always remembered as a legend. And the following quotes by Rich Piana should be seen once for success.
“I usually listen to my body and train the body parts that I feel are strong for that particular day.”― Rich Piana
“Real food shakes. Those are my favorite.”― Rich Piana
“I think the biggest mistake people make is not believing in themselves enough.”― Rich Piana
“Bodybuilding is not my main objective in life. It’s just something I do on the side.”― Rich Piana
“There’s always a better way to do something.”― Rich Piana
“The truth is, for highly competitive bodybuilders, everyone eats the same – oatmeal, chicken, rice – and everyone cuts carbs out at night.”― Rich Piana
7th of 14 Rich Piana Quotes
“I’m happy with everything I chose and happy with the way everything went in my life.”― Rich Piana
“The problem I see with most contests is that the people judging have never competed in a bodybuilding contest. I feel that to have the knowledge necessary to judge a bodybuilding competition, you must have walked in those shoes.”― Rich Piana
“My arms and chest were always the hardest for me. I obsessed over my arms for 32 years! I did everything to bring them up: for 2 years, I did mini arm workouts every night before bed!”― Rich Piana
“You should build yourself according to your own body and be comfortable.”― Rich Piana
“My shoe size – I used to wear a size 12, and now I wear a size 15.”― Rich Piana
“I’ve gone up and down in my weight – I know my body. And for me, it’s easy to go up or down.”― Rich Piana
“Since I train instinctively and listen to my body, I have no set routine. I very much train by feel.”― Rich Piana
“You need to be aware, educated, and willing to do whatever it takes to remain healthy and keep the body healthy.”― Rich Piana