MEET one of the world’s greatest bodybuilders who wanted to look like his favorite comic book heroes.
Sadik Hadzovic had to deal with a war-torn childhood, but his stunning physique and impressive accolades managed to shock the world.
Who is Sadik Hadzovic?
Sadik Hadzovic is a 36-year-old IFBB Pro League Men’s Physique bodybuilder and fitness model.
Sadik was born on June 8, 1987 in Bosnia-Herzegovina. As a child, he and his family emigrated to the USA as refugees and settled in New York.
His obsession with improving his physique stemmed from his admiration for comic book heroes and their impressive stature.
In 2002, at the age of 15, he began working tirelessly to improve his physique before realizing his dream of becoming a bodybuilder at the age of 25.
Within four years, he successfully won numerous high-profile competitions and secured his place at the top of the industry.
He took a break from competitive bodybuilding in 2019, but made a comeback three years later by winning the 2022 Pittsburgh Pro.
What is Sadik Hadzovic’s training plan like?
- Deadlift: 5×11-13
- Lat pulldown: 4 × 11-13
- Bent-over barbell row: 4 × 11-13
- Underhand pull-up: 3 × 11-13
- Seated Cable Row: 4×11-13
- Overhand pull-up: 1 set to failure
- Incline dumbbell flight: 4 × 11-13
- Incline barbell bench press: 5 × 11-13
- Machine flight: 4 × 11-13
- Bench press: 5×11-13
- Cable fly: 3 × 11-13
- Decline machine press: 4 × 11-13
- Push-Up: 1 set to error
- Interval sprints (1 minute rest, 1 minute sprint for 5 sets)
- Leg press: 5 × 11-13
- Leg extension: 5 × 11-13
- Lying leg curl: 5 × 11-13
- Donkey calf raises: 6 × 11-13
- Squats: 4 × 11-13
- Walking Lunge: 3 sets to failure
- Seated Preacher Curl: 4×11-13
- French curl (on an incline bench): 5 × 11-13
- Standing hammer curl: 4 × 11-13
- Tricep push-down: 5 × 11-13
- Heavy barbell curl: 3 × 11-13
- Seated overhead triceps extension: 3 × 11-13
- Cable crunch: 4 × 11-13
- Leg raises with stability ball: 4 × 11-13
- Alternating leg raises: 4 × 11-13
- Running board: 4 × 11-13
- Core rotation with medicine ball: 4 × 11-13
- Alternating toe contact: 4 × 11-13
- Hanging leg raises: 1 set to failure
- Dumbbell shoulder press: 5 × 11-13
- Seated dumbbell side raises: 5 × 11-13
- Seated Dumbbell Front Raise: 3×11-13
- Barbell Shrug: 4×11-13
- Standing barbell military press: 4 × 11-13
- Standing Dumbbell Arnold Press: 3×11-13
What is Sadik Hadzovic’s diet plan?
According to Sadik, he alternates between a cutting and bulking diet program depending on the season Fitness Volt.
- Meal 1: 1 cup liquid egg white mixed with peppers, spinach, onions and rice cream on the side
- Meal 2: 1 cup liquid egg white and rice cream
- Meal 3: 8 ounces chicken breast, 3.5 ounces broccoli and a cucumber
- Meal 4: 50 grams of whey protein and 1/2 cup of oatmeal mixed in a shake
- Meal 5: 1 cup liquid egg whites with spinach, peppers and 1 tbsp almond butter
- Meal 1: 1 cup liquid egg white and 3 whole eggs mixed with peppers, spinach, onions and cream of rice on the side
- Meal 2: Protein shake with 1 scoop whey protein, 1 cup liquid egg white and 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- Meal 3: (Pre-workout meal) 8 ounces chicken breast, 5 ounces broccoli, 3 rice cakes and a cucumber
- Meal 4: Mix 2 scoops of whey protein and 1 cup of oatmeal in a shake
- Meal 5: 1 cup liquid egg white and 3 whole eggs with spinach, peppers and 2 tablespoons almond butter
Is Sadik Hadzovic on social media?
Sadik is one of the most admired bodybuilders in the professional world and his huge fan base on social media proves it.
He often uploads training videos and documents his own bodybuilding progress, but also occasionally offers insights into his personal life.
Sadik can be found on Instagram where he has 4 million followers while his Facebook page has 2.6 million followers.
His YouTube channel has 377,000 subscribers and his TikTok account has 306,500 followers.
Sadik can also be found on X (formerly Twitter) and Snapchat.