Stephanopoulos bromances Putin

Stephanopoulos bromances Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, known for showcasing his physicality, often without a shirt, offered up details of his personal fitness routine and diet regimen in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos just weeks before the opening of the Olympic Games in Sochi next month.

The Russian leader, 61, said there is no silver bullet for staying in shape, but consistency is key.

“How does one control weight? By not overeating. How does one stay in shape? One plays sports. There are no magic pills here,” Putin said during an interview for “This Week.”

“I spend a little time every day to play sports. Last night, I was skiing here until 1:30 in the morning. I hit the gym this morning. I swim almost every day, a thousand meters,” he said in an interview conducted Friday in Sochi.

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