We used to lovingly refer to Rick Ross as the "Fat Boy," but it must have been getting under his skin.
He's embarked on a tireless mission to get back in shape, and he's made the effort public by using the hashtag #RossFit, snapping pics along the way, and even including his exercise regimen in his latest music video, "Drug Dealer's Dream."
Big homie may be the Bawse of Wing Stop, but he's taking his health seriously. The rapper's already lost a reported 100 pounds, and that's just the beginning. So how can you get #RossFit? Just check this guide and get to steppin'. (But never on your keys, of course.)
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Crossfit Becomes #RossFit
It's all about "burning calories and building muscle" at the same damn time. Also, make sure you're eating your fruit and veggies. "The most I used to do for exercise was stand up to count the money, you know what I'm saying? But now they give me fruit to eat, I forgot what fruit tasted like. I eat pears now and shit like that." Also, this is one of our favorite video interviews of Rick Ross ever. You should probably watch the whole thing.
— Mastermind (@rickyrozay) August 5, 2014
Come and Hang with the #RossFit Camp
Ricky is Miami's champion, so he sticks with Miami's finest fitness instructors to melt the fat off like butter. His #RossFit camp lets all the dawgs get involved, and with 23-year-old Garret Fisher calling the shots, they'll be sweatin' up a storm and having fun while they do it.
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Deadlift a Hater's Bodyweight
When you're a Bawse like Rozay, a lot of people want you dead. Get in peak physical condition with dead lifts, and you'll be ready to fight 'em off.
Run the Streets and the Sandy Beaches
Just because you have $92,153,183.28 in the bank doesn't mean that you can just sit back and relax. Not if you want to be around to enjoy it. Wake up early and get your #RossFit beach run in before your Mastermind Massage, then go share the spoils of your lifestyle with the homies in the streets.
Punch Out the Pounds and the Fuck Boys
You can never be caught slippin' in this hood. And if someone is smart enough to get through security, you're going to want a strong right hook and a left upper cut to set that fool straight. Go ahead and give the bag a few rounds. You'll be lighter, emotionally and physically, when you're done.
— Mikey (@fsmikey) May 25, 2014
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Of course, the best part of making your health commitment a hashtag is all the support that you'll get from fans. Send Ricky some of your own words of encouragement, like these fine folks. We need the Bawse to stay around so he can make more Maybach Music.
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