Getting to Know a Star Athlete: Meet Martini Talapusi
We had the pleasure of sitting down with star athlete, Martini Talapusi. Check out what he had to say.
Q. For those of us who don’t know you, who is Martini?
A. Currently a professional rugby player in the US playing for the Rugby ATL Franchise based in Atlanta. I was born in Wellington, New Zealand, but lived most of my childhood in Samoa before moving back to New Zealand.
Q. What does being a Nuzest sports influencer mean to you?
A. It means that I can help promote a brand that I believe in and at the same time live a healthy lifestyle and perform at my best with the use of the Nuzest products.
Q. How do you make healthy choices and avoid temptations when it comes to your nutrition?
A. Usually think of my long term goal and where I want to be (health and performance).
Q. What is your favorite indulgence?
A. Apple pie, without a doubt.
Q. What is your favorite healthy snack?
A. A piece of fruit.
Q. How do you stay active and fit?
A. Besides from the team environment that I’m always in, I try to do something active for at least 45-60mins on off days. Hiking, walking etc. Recovery is also very important especially after a tough day of training.
Q. What is your favorite form of exercise?
A. Strength training/rugby.
Q. Aside from being a rugby superstar, what do you do for fun?
A. Play a bit of golf and exploring outdoors (National parks etc.) with my beautiful partner Elizabeth.
Q. What advice do you have for people wanting to kick-start a healthy lifestyle or to pump up their nutrition?
A. Think of it as an investment in yourself. Living a healthy lifestyle will benefit you in the long run, allows your body to function at an optimal level whether you're playing sports or just for everyday.