Rhythm & Blues is incomplete without Usher. Just recently, the US Billboard voted Usher as the number one Hot Artist of The Decade (2000-2009) and his trademark single “Yeah” is just a spot away from Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together” in Hot Singles of The Decade.
Usher is not only recognized for his accomplishments in music but also for his ripped transformation. From a young and hopeful teenager in “The Many Ways (1995)” to the matured and deeply perceptive man in “There Goes My Baby (2010),” we have seen a lot of changes in Usher. You also notice his music videos encourages you to get a gym membership and hit the cool place to lift those dumbbells. Hopefully, you’ll exactly look like him in the months to come.
Usher Raymond IV & His Workout Program: Although he’s more into losing weight (and this section of the blog is about gaining weight), Usher’s workout program may still work for you. Achieving the body of a millennial music star you dream of is still a possibility whether you’re skinny or fat.
“If you take care of your body, it’ll take care of you. The benefit obviously is that I’m protecting my body from being harmed. I did my best to prepare and condition my body over time. If I didn’t do this, I’d look a mess because of the lifestyle I live. I mean, the moment you go off, you notice the difference. You move slower,” The Multiple-Grammy Winner said. “Under the eye of his trainer, Cliff Boyce, Usher combines moves for body, mind, and voice.”
Meditation and Visualization: 20 minutes
Static Stretching: 10 to 15 minutes
Intensity Intervals: 30 minutes on a treadmill or bike (must be limited when you’re a hardgainer)
Strength:60 minutes of supersets and circuits
Abs: 10-minute circuit (Watch this video made by Health Guru for more tips)
Static Stretching: 10 to 15 minutes “He stretches for 10 minutes before and after every workout and employs a combination of Pilates, yoga, and massage to loosen himself up for dance moves.”
Steam-Room Intervals: 5 minutes in steam, 5 minutes in a cold shower, 5 minutes in steam (The contrast of hot and cold stimulates bloodflow to help his muscles recover; the steam keeps his voice smooth and his skin toned.