Fit & Fab

Going from skinny to strong

Powerlifting dentist Leroy Kiang used to weigh only 52kg at 1.7m

Dr Leroy Kiang, a dentist, built his physique through strength training and by paying attention to his nutrition.
Dr Leroy Kiang, a dentist, built his physique through strength training and by paying attention to his nutrition.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

I built my physique through strength training and nutrition. It takes a fair bit of determination and patience. Developing an athletic physique requires having muscle mass and a low body fat percentage.

I have gone through several phases of "bulking and cutting" to reach my current body composition. The journey is ongoing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 30, 2020, with the headline 'Going from skinny to strong'. Subscribe