Conor McGregor’s fitness regime and strict diet saw him gain 32lbs in muscle

Conor McGregor has continued his recovery from his horror leg break by revealing he has put on two-and-a-half stone of pure muscle.

The Notorious One broke his leg when completing his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.

McGregor shattered his tibia and fibula after his leg crumpled beneath him in the first, but it still remains unclear as to when the break occurred.

However, McGregor has jumped straight back into his recovery, and the Irishman appears to be in better shape than ever.

Speaking to Spanish outlet AS, McGregor, and his trainer Alejandro Celdran, have revealed how he accomplished it.

Celdran revealed that hypertrophy training – focusing on growing the size of the muscle – became a priority for the Irishman.

This was accomplished by using a high volume of training rather than frequency, with a minimum of four weekly sessions for each muscle group.

McGregor's training would range between six and 15 repetitions, while he would priorities free weights and supersets over machines.

Celdran also ensured that there was little rest between different exercises.

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However, McGregor's diet was the most important part of the transformation, as that's what allowed the muscle to grow.

The Irishman's diet consisted of six meals a day, eating foods like chicken, fish, beef and eggs while measuring fat and carbohydrates.

McGregor's main meal for the day typically included chicken breast with rice and asparagus, and afterwards, a vanilla shake with peanut butter.

Another option would be McGregor's preferred option of Irish lamb stew with potatoes, finishing with a chocolate shake with organic tea.

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