Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a 3x Mr. Universe or be so muscular that you turn heads wherever you go? Calum Von Moger doesn’t, because he lives it everyday.
We gathered EVERYTHING you need to know (and don’t need to know) about Calum Von Moger all in one post!
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You can’t get the body of Calum Von Moger without a hardcore lifting plan.
Callum has released his 6 Week Mass Program that includes his training and nutrition overviews that will help you bulk up and gain mass.
Below is his own introduction video to the program that goes over how in 6 weeks you can LIVE like Calum, GROW like Calum, and TRAIN like Calum.
A sample of one the workouts in the 6 Week Mass Program for arms and abs is…
- Standing EZ-Bar Curl – 4 sets of 10-15 reps
- Preacher Curl – 3 sets of 10-15 reps
- Machine Curl – 3 sets of 10-15 reps
- Cable Push-Down – 4 sets of 10-15 reps
- Skullcrusher – 3 sets of 10-15 reps
- Machine Triceps Extension – 3 sets of 10-15 reps
- Leg Raise – sets of 20 reps
- Knee Raise – 3 sets of 20 reps
- Machine Sit-up – 3 sets of 20 reps
Now if you really want to experience what it is like to be a 3x Mr. Universe champion, Calum has released a 12-Week program called The Road to Mr. Universe: Training and Nutrition Success Guide.
This guide gives a detailed description of his workouts and nutrition that Calum himself used on his road to becoming Mr. Universe.
Calum also goes into how to adopt an award winning mindset, tips and trick for competitions, and an explanation of each muscle group for you.
This program comes with over 25 different workouts that Calum has developed with his years of knowledge and body building experience. Trust me, with such a variety of workouts there will be one suited perfectly for you.
Think you can keep up with him? You can check the plan out on his website.
Want to know even more about his workouts? At Ask Fitness Coach we have gathered together all of Calum Von Moger workouts for each muscle group here! Think you can keep up?
Over 5 million views later, “Mad Desire” still continues to pump up anyone up who watches it.
Calum was approached to make this video that tells the story of his lifting journey just as it was taking off. As this video gained popularity the name Calum Von Moger started to travel through the ears of many people in the bodybuilding world.
One of the reasons why Calum Von Moger is so popular today is because of “Mad Desire”
In this video, follow Calum as he shares how he got his love for bodybuilding and his many trips to Gold’s Gym showing you his killer workouts.
Need some motivation to be like Calum and gain the body of a greek god? Watch this video and get your our own “mad desire” now!
In addition to lifting weight that some of us can only imagine of and eating enough food in a day to feed a family, Calum takes supplements to get his Arnold like build.
Calum is a sponsored athlete of Cellucor and uses their products for his supplementation.
From what I’ve researched, Calum takes four basic supplements to maximize his gains:
- Whey Protein
Why take Whey Protein?
Whey protein is one of the many different kinds of proteins out there. What makes it unique is that it packed full of many different essential amino acids which can be absorbed quickly. Most importantly for Calum, whey protein also helps the body increase strength and build muscle.
The protein needs for bodybuilder exceed any normal active person. That is why protein shakes are an essential staple in any bodybuilders diet. Protein shakes provide a very easy way to get an increase of protein with just a simple drink.
Need a boost?
Having a good pre-workout can sometimes be the difference in getting that last rep in and giving up early. Pre-workout is designed to get you pumped, increase your energy, and increase your focus during your workouts.
C4 Pre-Workout is one of the most popular pre-workouts out there right now. Currently ranking number 2 in “Best Pre-Workouts” on bodybuilding.com. Since bodybuilding.com is the #1 online fitness website and supplement store, I think they know what they are talking about when they rank C4 Pre-Workout so high.
With the industry unique ingredient, TeaCor™ which is packed into C4 Pre-Workout, it provides the extra punch you need. TeaCor™ is a specially made ingredient that make you feel the boost of energy faster and for a longer period of time.
Everybody has amino acids that are performing various functions in the body. Some of these include muscle maintenance, function, and repair. BCAAs provide the body with essential amino acids to help fuel the body during a workout.
So, what the heck is an Alpha Amino and why does Mr. Universe use them?
Alpha Aminos is a supplement designed by Myprotein that provides the body with amino acids to help fuel the body during the workout and maintain fluid balance.
ZMAs… Zombie Monster Attacks?
Not even close. ZMA stands for Zinc Monomethionine Aspartate.
While you are pushing your body to the limits your body has a depletion in certain vitamins and minerals. These supplements will help your body restore those lost vitamins and minerals back in your body.
They also help your your body get deeper REM so your body can recover during the night.
While doing the things mentioned above Myprotein support your muscle strength and growth.
It’s not enough to just workout like a beast, you need to eat like a beast too. Calum Von Moger’s diet has helped him obtain the physique that has made him a 3x Mr. Universe. His simple philosophy to gaining mass through his diet is, “Eat protein. Eat carbs.”
Below is a sample meal plan of what he has during one day. He believes in order to gain the body of a Arnold Schwarzenegger you have to eat like him. This requires you to eat 6 meals a day that are high in protein and carbs. Want to get huge like Calum? Eat like him.
- 1 ½ cup Oats
- 1 Scoop Protein
- Berries and Yogurt
- 6 Egg Whites
- 1 Egg
- 6 ounces Buffalo Meat
- 9 ounces Chicken
- 7 ounces Rice
- 1 cup Vegetables
- 9 ounces Red Meat
- 7 ounces Potato
- 9 ounces Chicken
- 7 ounces Rice
- 1 cup Vegetables
- 12 Egg Whites
- ½ cup Cream of Rice
Between meals, he will usually have up to 3 protein shakes a day.
Think your lovin’ your mealplan? Check out Calum on his cheat day devour what seems to be a meal for 5 all by himself. He is definitely lovin’ it!
Want to know even more about his diet including how much ice cream he eats? Look at our article that is just about his diet here!
Calum is well known for his love of the “old-school” bodybuilders like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane, Dave Draper, Ed Corney, and Bill Grant.
All of these bodybuilders trained hard in order to have the most defined and well proportional bodies (aesthetic bodybuilding).
They don’t care about having having biceps that are bigger than both of their quads together, but to have biceps that are in perfect proportion and symmetry to the rest of their body.
With this mindset, Calum is now the 3 time reigning champion of Mr. Universe and continues to strive for greater things today.
Schwarzenegger or Von Moger? You decide.
Growing up idolizing Arnold, Calum was able to develop his workout routines and eating patterns after him. This ultimately helped Calum reach his desired “old-school” body builder look today.
With his recent accomplishments, the comparison between Arnold and and Callum is now looking like Arnold vs. Arnold 2.0. Who would you take in a fight?
At a young age of 26 (birthday June 9, 1990) Calum Von Moger has accomplished more then some bodybuilders do in their whole entire life. Here is a list of his accomplishments.
Do yours match up?
- Oct 2010 ANB Teenage 19 & under Victorian Bodybuilding Championship 1st place.
- May 2011 NABBA Junior International Championships 1st place.
- May 2011 NABBA Junior Southern Hemisphere Championships 3rd place.
- Jun 2011 WFF Junior Mr. Universe – Superbody 1st place. (Baden, Austria)
- May 2013 NABBA Class 1 International Championships 1st place.
- May 2013 NABBA Class 1 Southern Hemisphere Championships 3rd place.
- June 2013 WFF Universe – Superbody under 35 5th place. (Thessaloniki, Greece)
- June 2014 WFF Universe – Extremebody 1st place & overall winner. (Seoul, South Korea)
- June 2015 WFF Universe – Extremebody 1st place & overall winner. (France)
Growing up in central Victoria, Australia with 5 brothers and sisters Calum first got his start.
At age 14 Calum and his brother started to lift weights in an old warehouse with rusty weights. At such a young age his motivation was to get stronger then his older brother.
As he continued to lifts weights and get stronger he started to enter competitions in high school and was then recruited for the WFF Jr. Mr. Universe competition where he won his first time competing.
Using Steve Reeves and Arnold Schwarzenegger as motivation, Calum continues to enter competitions and perfect his body.