Grab all the details on the weight loss of the American professional baseball first baseman Luke Voit.
American professional baseball first baseman Luke Voit plays for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Luke Voit made his MLB debut in 2017 with the St. Louis Cardinals, and also played for them in 2018 before being traded to the Yankees during the year. By 2019, he became the Yankees' starting first baseman.
Luke Voit is lately making headlines for his incredible weight loss during the coronavirus lockdown. Many are curious to learn how he succeeded in achieving that, so we compiled details on his weight loss in the sections below.
Luke Voit dropped 13 pounds of body weight after Spring Training was shut down on March 12. He used to weigh 255 pounds before lockdown and came out appearing much slimmer after the restart. He credits the successful weight loss to clean eating habits and intense daily workout.
Luke Voit dropped 13 pounds of body weight after Spring Training was shut down on March 12.
Source: The Greedy Pinstripes
'My wife [Tori] did a great job cooking, ' Luke Voit told Major League Baseball. 'It was not a lot of carbs, mostly meat and vegetables. I quit snacking late at night, and I brought a lot of cardio to the table too. It was just being strict and not having as many cheat meals on the weekends.'
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Luke Voit also stuck to his workout routine strictly. He performed two days of cardiovascular exercise per week at his Wildwood, Mo., home. He also began his weightlifting sessions with a one- to 1 1/2-mile run every day. 'I wanted to be really clean, just to be a little bit quicker for this year, ' Voit said. 'It worked out really well.'
Luke Voit's appropriate diet plan and workout routine showed the results during the lockdown and, after the restart of the MLB season, came out slimmed. He now is a bit fitter than before, and now, he's hoping his new physique improves his game.
Luke Voit became engaged to Victoria Rigman in October 2017. His younger brother, John, played defensive tackle for the Army Black Knights football team. As a child, he grew up supporting St. Louis Cardinals.
Luke Voit became engaged to Victoria Rigman in October 2017.
Source: Sporting News
Luke Voit attended Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Missouri. He played for Lafayette's baseball team as a first baseman and third baseman in his first three years, and as a catcher in his senior year. In the football team of the high school, he played as a fullback and middle linebacker.
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