Alexis Rivera Rolon doing a side triceps pose on a bodybuilding stage, looking confident and impressive

Alexis Rivera Rolon

IFBB Pro Athlete

Alexis Rivera Rolon is an accomplished IFBB Pro athlete from Puerto Rico. He’s won the Pro Card in 2014 after winning the National Championships. Ever since then, he’s become a name to look out for in bodybuilding.

Prior to taking up strength training, Alexis’ main passion was surfing on the sea. He used to practice bodyboarding all day round. However, due to an injury he later suffered, Alexis was recommended by his doctor to exercise his shoulder with weights to recover.

It was during this process that Alexis discovered his love for bodybuilding. “The rest is history,” says Alex, who’s now aiming to conquer the most elite stages in the world – including Mr. Olympia.


Alexis Rivera Rolon posing shirtless, tanned up, looking huge and ripped, ready for a show

Athlete Statistics

Full Name: Alexis Rivera Rolon
WeightAgeDate of BirthNationality
245 - 255lbs (111.1 - 115.7kg)41August 12, 1981Puerto Rican
 
ProfessionAliasEra
IFBB Pro Athleteifbbpro_alexisrivera2010, 2000
Weight245 - 255lbs (111.1 - 115.7kg)
Age41
Date of BirthAugust 12, 1981
NationalityPuerto Rican
ProfessionIFBB Pro Athlete
Aliasifbbpro_alexisrivera
Era2010, 2000


Alexis Rivera Rolon doing a most muscular pose on the bodybuilding stage, looking insanely ripped

Accomplishments

Contest History

2014

  • NPC National Championships, Super Heavyweight and Overall Champion, 1st place – Earned the Pro Card

Alexis Rivera Rolon displaying his wide and muscular back on the bodybuilding stage


Alexis Rivera Rolon posing victorious with an Arnold Trophy at the NPC Nationals

Training

Alexis trains with heavy weights; however, he never cheats in exercises. He keeps a strict form at all times.

Here’s Alexis’ back workout;

  • Pull-Ups: 5 series until failure
  • Seated Rowing: 4 sets of 10-12 reps
  • Inverted Grip Barbell Row: 4 sets of 8-12 reps
  • Low Pulley Cable Rowing: 4 series of 8-12 reps
  • Single-Arm Dumbbell Row: 4 sets of 10-12 reps
  • Partial Deadlift: 4 sets of 10-15 reps

Alexis Rivera Rolon posing shirtless in his apartment, looking huge and ripped


Alexis Rivera Rolon's bodybuilding transformation before-after

Nutrition

Alexis usually eats clean all year round. When he isn’t competing, he eats more calories than during contest prep. His meals include chicken, beef, rice, eggs, oats, and green vegetables. He also adds avocados, coconut oil, and almonds for healthy fats, along with fruits and honey for extra energy.

If he does well in a show, Alexis will reward himself every two weeks with two hamburgers, french fries, and a can of soda. Alternatively, he might eat a ‘cheat meal’ made by his mother.


Alexis Rivera Rolon walking onto the bodybuilding stage, looking ripped and huge


Alexis Rivera Rolon performing a side flex pose on the bodybuilding stage

What we can learn from Alexis Rivera Rolon

If you want to excel in fitness or bodybuilding, then one thing to learn from Alexis Rivera Rolon is that being competitive is key.

Having that inner ‘fire’ and the drive to push forward, along with taking steps to ensure you take consistent daily action, you too can carve out a physique of greatness.

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