Adama Traore reveals 'secret' to incredible body transformation.. from Spanish and Malian diet to lifting NO weights

ADAM TRAORE has lifted the lid on his impressive body transformation – and it doesn't involve lifting crazy weights.

The Wolves winger has developed from a scrawny teen into one of the most fearsome wingers in the Premier League.


And he has revealed the diet and exercise regime that got him there while on international duty with Spain.

Back in July, the 24-year-old claimed he does NOT do weights despite his muscular frame.

And he has doubled down on that claim in an interview with AS after winning his first Spanish cap last night – coming off the bench in their 0-0 draw with Portugal.

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He said: "My gym work is guided by the personal trainer who takes me.

"But I don't do weights. My genetics are like that and it makes my muscles grow very fast.

"I do other exercises. Each person has to adapt what suits him best.

"I do a lot of core. The secret is to know your body and adapt the training to your physical condition."

Traore also revealed diet is key in his development.

Muy contento por mi debut con la @Sefutbol. Quiero dar las gracias a todos los que me han acompañado y ayudado a lograrlo. 🇪🇸😄 #SomosEspaña

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He added: "I have gained in muscles with training, rest and food. Food is essential and I consider it a very important part of training.

"Water – although I don't drink much in matches – is vital. Maintaining the water level in the body is essential for an athlete.

"I try to vary the amount of dishes and have a varied, healthy and balanced diet. I can eat a little paella as well as a typical Malian dish.with peanut sauce and brown rice.

"Everything is done by my mother, who is the best cook in the world. Then, like all athletes, I also throw in a lot of Italian pasta."

Traore – who oils up his arms to stop opponents holding on to him – also explained his gym work is designed around injury prevention.

He said: "It is a balance of everything. My physical change, evolution, has also been out of necessity.

"When I was 15, I had knee problems with tendinitis that did not let me play my game or explode with my speed.

Contento de tener la oportunidad de volver con la @Sefutbol. 💪🏾🇪🇸

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Almost time 🤲🏾🤲🏾☝🏾 One dream One godOne meaning

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"Then I began to strengthen in the gym. I was very explosive and needed to do more specific work to avoid injuries.

"I do exercises not only to empower, but also to prevent injuries, which is what any athlete fears the most."

Traore played just 28 minutes for Spain in Lisbon last night.

The Barcelona academy product was born in Spain but was recently approached to play for Mali ,where his parents are from.

However, Traore was only ever going to play for Spain having turned out for La Roja at various youth levels.

He said: "The call from Mali is because of my African origins and I appreciate that they remembered me, but I feel Spanish because I was born in Hospitalet and I have always played with the lower categories of Spain.

"I cannot deny my African origin, but I feel Spanish and I am proud to have debuted and to have done my bit."

Lasuerte no va en busca del trabajoEs el trabajo que va en buscade la suerte .En cuanto más trabajo , más cerca de la suerte. Solo dios sabe . 🤲🏾☝🏾

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Gracias a aquellos que nos han apoyado con su aliento, nos han animado y en los malos momentos se han quedado. Nos levantaremos, aprenderemos y seguiremos creciendo. Wolves we are.

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