Lifter of the Week - Erik Skaragos - Rip Toned

Lifter of the Week - Erik Skaragos

This feature aims to highlight and acknowledge outstanding individuals who never stop pushing in pursuing their fitness goals. It is a tribute to all weightlifters, athletes and fitness enthusiasts who share the same struggles and obstacles, conquering fears and most of all celebrating victories. We are all in this together.

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Q & A with ERIK


a. Where are you from?

Markham Ontario, Canada


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c. What motivates you to train?

Fitness and the desire to see my own potential has been a passion of mine for years. With the ambition of competing on stage in the classic physique category.


d. What’s your greatest success in bodybuilding?

So far my greatest success was transforming from 135lbs at 18 years old to my current 195lbs, 8 years later.


e. What music do you listen to when training?

Music is either Hip-Hop or Trance/Hardstyle, occasionally some rock as well.


f. Who is your bodybuilding inspiration?

My goal physique has always been Frank Zane, however my training more resembles a Dorian Yates, Tom Platz, Ronnie Coleman style of intensity.


g. What are your dreams and or what excites you?

My dreams of becoming Mr. Olympia classic physique. Owning my own gym and making my own supplements.


h. Do you have any shout outs or people you’d like to thank?

I would like to shout out my training partners for always pushing me and making sure I don't stop short on the set or workout and @jpathfit. As well as RipToned for providing me a little bit of an edge in the gym with the equipment.


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