Shaka Smith

Fitness Model & Bodybuilder

Q & A:

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Most Significant Career Highlight:  Winning the Overall Award for Men’s Physique at the IronMan Naturally competition the LA Fit Expo and shooting with IronMan Magazine as a result.

Favorite food:  Pizza (Duh!)

My Health Food Store:  N101 (West Hollywood)

My Favorite Garden of Life supplements:  Perfect Food Alkalizer/Detoxifier and Coffee [Raw Organic Fit] Protein

My Secret to Staying Healthy:  Consistency in my training and diet, but most importantly I laugh a lot – it helps 🙂

My Favorite Training Tip: Focus on what you CAN do – don’t get caught up obsessing about the things you can’t.

My Favorite Song:   Be Good by Gregory Porter

My Favorite Movie:  Stand By Me

My Favorite Holiday:   Christmas

My Favorite Item of Clothing:  Any tank top – it gets hot in California!

What I Want to Be When I Grow Up:  An astronaut

My Favorite Super Hero:   Superman

Charities or Causes I Support: Project Save Our Surf

If I Could Change One Thing About Myself It Would Be: I’d take more time to relax for myself, even if that just entails some extra sleep. I truly love what I do as an actor and fitness competitor but it is important to take some time and take a break every now and then and I’m learning doing so can actually help me be more productive in the aggregate.

My New Year’s Resolution/Goal for 2015 is:   To be thankful about something, anything, each and every day regardless of how I am feeling.

Upcoming events or competitions:  NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships July 24 & 25