Fitness guru and top model VALERIU GUTU sits down for an exclusive MMSCENE Magazine interview accompanying his exclusive portrait series by ARRON DUNWORTH. Valeriu who’s represented by RED Models in New York is the founder of a much talked about fitness application VGFIT. [Valeriu wears jumper at Carlton Jones, bag Agnes B, shoes Alexander Wang]
For MMSCENE Valeriu sits down to talk about his favourite sports and exercise routines, the rise of his workout application VGFIT and future plans. Scroll down for more of our shoot with Valeriu as well as the exclusive interview.
Tracksuit Andrea Crews
Printed Tshirt Carlton Jones, Trousers Homme Plisse Isey Miyake, Eyewear Oakley
Tank and shorts KTZ star trousers Jeremy Scott
What is your favorite sport?
My favorite sport is definitely soccer, I’ve been playing it since I was 5 years love. I really love the team work and energy behind the game.
What exercise do you do to get a sculpted body?
When it comes to working out my favorite exercise is from weight lifting. I love including Olympic lifts in my workout.
What’s the best exercise to get a six pack?
To get better six pack you need to take care of your diet and of course do abs crunches.
Tank Helmut Lang, Trousers Carlton Jones
Trousers Carlton Jones
Sweater Andrea Crews
So, what’s your tip for pushing yourself in a workout?
When working out I use the power of momentum, the power of time and regret.
What’s the ideal diet?
When it comes to diet its to eliminate sugar and emotional eating.
What’s the best post-workout meal?
After workout I like preparing five eggs with avocado.
Do you believe in dietary supplements?
I do not.
Overall what’s your ritual for taking care of your body?
Morning rituals are very important me, it’s a saying If you win the morning you win the day! I schedule my workout before 8 am so I make sure I block my time and follow the plan. I don’t like the procrastination. I believe discipline is the key to success and self control.
Hoody Agnes B., Trousers Homme Plisse Isey Miyake
Total look PQMV
Total Look Carlton Jones
You are a founder of VGFIT app, how did you come to creating an app in the 1st place?
I like working with people and the app is an opportunity to create a community. VGFIT is about working with many people and helping them on their way to get healthier physically and mentally.
What are your future plans for VGFIT?
Next goal is to make VGFIT more social and motivate people to keep working on themselves.
Which three beauty products could you not live without?
Hair gel, face cleaning gel, and face moisturizer.
What’s your favorite perfume?
My favourite fragrance comes from Tom Ford.
Any guilty pleasures?
Yes, I do love good dessert, chocolate brownies are my favorite!
Which Instagram accounts motivate you?
I keep up with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram account.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years from today?
I see my self striving for greatness and being happy with my family. Keep working and grinding. Also, focusing on my personal brand and staying open to new opportunities. Keeping up with good habits to become a better me.
Keep up with Valeriu @valeriu_gutu
Photographer Arron Dunworth @arrondunworth
Fashion Stylist Carlton Jones