Sangram Chougule
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Sangram Chougule

Name :Sangram Chougule
DOB :28 December 1979
(Age 44 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Profession Bodybuilder, Actor, Entrepreneur
Place Kolhapur,  Maharashtra, India

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 110 kg ( approx )
Body Measurements Chest: 50 inches - Waist: 34 inches - Biceps: 24 inches
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

Family Status

Marital Status Married
Spouse

Snehal Chougule (Fashion Designer)

Sangram Chougule is an Indian professional bodybuilder from Chinchwad in Pune. He’s a household name throughout the country, due to his Mr India, Mr Pune, Mr Maharashtra, and Mr Universe competition wins.

While Sangram has received critical acclaim for his successes, it wasn’t an easy road to the top. As he lived in a poor neighborhood growing up, it was a struggle for his parents to pay sporting club fees. As a result, he only played sport when he was at school, but was always inspired by the idea of being fit and looking good.

Early Years

Sangram didn’t have an ideal start in life. He grew up in a poor Indian neighborhood in Pune and lived with his parents, two brothers and a sister. Because there were 6 mouths to feed, his parents had no extra money to pay for him to join sports clubs.

Even though he couldn’t join local clubs, Sangram was always an extremely active child. He played cricket and football as much as he could throughout school – showing his strength and passion during physical education classes.

Discovering Bodybuilding

After completing school, he studied for a ‘Diploma in Electrical Engineering’ at a local college. While he learned a lot on the course, he decided he would follow a more artistic route – signing up to study at an art college in his home district.

While at art college, he transferred his creative vision to his body, beginning to sculpt his muscles in the modest college gym. Luckily for him, the college also had a bodybuilding club in place, so he signed up as quickly as he could – hoping to be able to compete in physique competitions.

When his professors and friends saw the rapid progress he was making, they pushed him to work harder. It was at this point that Sangram began to take his diet and training seriously, posing in amateur inter-college tournaments.

Professional Indian Competitions

Following his college graduation, Sangram knew that the only career for him was bodybuilding. He worked as hard as he possibly could, training for years to build a well-proportioned aesthetic physique worthy of the world stage. Only then did he decide to go pro.

In 2006, he attended a professional show in his local district and won, receiving the title “The Great Marathi Shree” (The Great Mr Maharashtra) from the judges. Following this victory, he went on to win Mr Pune in 2008 – showing his region what he had to offer.

Mr Universe

Sangram had always intended to be an international competitor, and while he received critical acclaim across India, he wanted the whole world to know who he was. He decided to step it up a notch by qualifying for, and taking part in, the Mr Universe competition in Bangkok (2012.)

In the show he posed with confidence alongside competitors from Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Thailand and India, seeing the crowd go wild when he won the entire event. With this victory he claimed his place as, not just an Indian champion, but a world champion.

Starting His Own Business

When he returned to India following this victory, he was a household name in his district, and a well-known face across the country. The confidence this gave him, inspired him to build a gym in his local area. After several years of hard work, he developed this gym into a popular chain in his region.

Training

Bulking Season

When he’s bulking, Sangram trains for three hours a day. He only completes weightlifting sessions during this time, as he wants to gain as much size as possible in preparation for the cutting months.

Pre-Contest

When the competition season is on, he works out for about 4–5 hours a day. During this period, his workouts include a lot more cardio, repetitions, and he rests less in-between his sets. He also re-introduces cardio when cutting, and completes short runs, as well as yoga to burn away his fat and to help with flexibility.

Nutrition

Clean And Healthy

As Sangram trains hard, he keeps his diet as clean as possible to fuel his workouts. His daily meal plan is focused around 5-6 medium sized meals, containing different sources of protein, carbohydrates and fat to meet his macro-nutrient needs.

Food Types

He usually eats around 2 pounds of fish, a pound of chicken, lots of milk and boiled vegetables. He focuses specifically on following a low carb and high protein plan; this is one example of his daily plan:

Morning

Porridge, a protein shake and fruit

Before Workout

Pre-workout drink and a banana

After Workout

Post-workout drink of water and protein shake
Chicken and brown rice with green salad.

Afternoon

Protein shake and a fruit with vitamins.

Evening Time

Grilled fish and brown rice with salad
Isolate Whey Protein with Casein

Facts

  • He was brought up in Kohlapur.
  • Sangram is an electrical engineer by profession.
  • He is one of the top 5 bodybuilders in India.
  • In the past, Sangram was presented with the Shiv Chhatrapati Award.
  • He has won 2 gold medals and a bronze medal at the “Mr. Universe” competition. Besides that, he is a 6-time winner of the “Mr. India” title.
  • In the past, he founded the Physc Gym chain.
  • Sangram is also the founder of the bodybuilding event, Sangram Classic.
  • He once stated that he had very little interest in being an actor and also would not be able to find the time to become one.
  • Despite having set his mind to being a bodybuilder, he completed his engineering with good results.
  • Both of Sangram’s parents are school teachers.
  • The secret to his hulk-like physique is hard work, proper meals, and plenty of rest.
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