Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream Capitals and Wizards games easily from your device. Wetzel: Will ‘Game of Thrones’ villain make run at NFL? While Yanda has been on his weight loss grind since the season end, he didn't announce his intent to retire until earlier this week. “I like to feel the wind on my chin and my face. Of course, we shouldn't be TOO surprised about the weight loss ... many NFL linemen have found it easy to trim down after retirement -- remember how quickly Joe Thomas got shredded last year?!?! His diet plan isn’t set in stone, however. The longtime left guard has dropped 45 pounds since his final NFL game, the Ravens playoff loss to the Titans in January. But when Yanda showed up, he gave everyone in attendance another thing to compliment him about.
The longtime left guard has dropped 45 pounds since his final NFL game, the Ravens playoff loss to the Titans in January.
He credits his post-NFL weight loss journey, though, simply to his dedication — something he channeled throughout his football career. “When cheat day comes, just get out of my way,” Yanda said, via ESPN. The Ravens held a retirement ceremony for Marshal Yanda on Wednesday, one to celebrate the guard's incredible 13-year NFL career. Pastor Says God Told Her He'd Win Election, COVID, Trump, Economy, Racism, Add This to 2020. “Now, the problem is I eat too much and I’m so d**n uncomfortable. "If you want to do it, you’ll do it. Going up and down the stairs, bending over, flying on an airplane, my knees feel better.". He shaved his trademark beard, too, something that really highlighted the difference. ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. People want to talk about it, but at the end of the day, do you really want to? He’s perfectly content at the 245-mark. It’s how bad you want to. Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media. Marshal Yanda has gone from All-Pro offensive lineman to absolute SNACK in just a few months ... dude's shaved off a ton of weight since his retirement -- and looks amazing! Dropping that much weight in such little time is a remarkable feat. The Ravens held a retirement ceremony for Marshal Yanda on Wednesday, one to celebrate the guard's incredible 13-year NFL career. "The weight has been coming off and I feel so much better already. 5 Months After … I love to work out and train for football, and I kind of just put that emphasis into the cardio, light lifting weights and your diet.". "August is looking a lot different this year!!!". "I just wanted to make sure, while I was still making sure I wanted to retire, was put it back on if I wanted to.". Once a week he cheats and eats cheeseburgers, ribs, pulled pork and more. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Download the TMZ App on the Apple App Store, Download the TMZ App on the Google Play Store. Check out a photo the 6'3" potential future Hall of Famer posted Monday ... he looks NOTHING like the guy who used to crush D-lineman for the Ravens at over 300 pounds!!!
"I've just been riding the exercise bike, the peloton, and diet and sauna," Yanda told reporters at his retirement ceremony.
Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Marshal Yanda weighed 312 pounds when he walked off the field for the final time in January. Almost immediately after walking away from the game, he reached out to Hawkeyes strength coach Chris Doyle to set up a new workout and diet plan. Pushing Protesters Around is a Beautiful Thing. It hasn't even been two months since that contest, and Yanda has already dropped from 310 pounds to 265. “There are two words: It’s the ‘want to,’” Yanda said, via ESPN.
Yanda -- one of the best linemen in the NFL for the past decade-plus -- just retired in March ... but it's clear he's got no chance of playing in the gridiron trenches any time soon.
I'm 265, maybe 255 would be a good goal for now, now that I've lost this much.". "I've definitely been excited about it for a long time," he said. While the guard was losing weight, he made sure he'd be able to put it back on, should he have wanted to play another season.