Julia Vins was born in Russia on 21 May 1996, so under the zodiac sign of Gemini and holding Russian nationality – she is popular for her career of a weightlifter.
Childhood and Education
Julia spent her entire childhood in Russia alongside her parents who do not wish to be involved in media, and are not very proud of Julia’s career of a weightlifter as they believe this is not something a girl should do – Julia appears to be an only child as she hasn’t mentioned having any siblings.
She was somewhat popular during her high school years thanks to her attractive looks, however, she was not happy with her physique and lacked confidence – this is why she decided to start going to the gym as she wanted to become stronger and get to love her body. She was into fitness for about a year which helped her shape her figure a little, and motivate her do to even more – it was after that one year that she decided to start lifting weights.
After she matriculated from high school, Julia decided to completely focus on her career of a weightlifter, and to not enroll at college.
Career of a Weightlifter
Julia had a choice between powerlifting and kettlebell lifting, as her school had coaches only for these two disciplines – Julia knew she wasn’t able to do her exercises without a good coach, so decided to go for powerlifting.
She started her training sessions slowly, and although it was not easy at first, Julia soon fell in love with powerlifting and the feeling of strength which it gave her – once she gained enough confidence, she began entering competitions, but it doesn’t seem that she has managed to win any of these She has set three records for herself, which are doing squats with 235kg, bench pressing 140kg, and deadlift with 190kg.
Julia is a YouTuber as well, as she launched her channel on 9 September 2013 and there are currently more than 75,000 people subscribed to it while it also counts more than six million views of all her videos combined. She mostly uploads videos of her everyday life, while one can also occasionally find videos at the gym in which she offers advice and tips to all those who are interested in doing weightlifting.
Throughout the years Julia has become a powerlifting icon and is a fitness sensation – she has also posed for a couple of bodybuilding and fitness magazines.
Training and Diet. Is She Using Steroids?
Julia usually has five training sessions per week, and during one or two of these sessions she does her cardio exercises. She prefers to do long high-volume training which helps her work on several muscles at the same time – one example is the exercises which she does on Fridays to work on her triceps, biceps, back and chest all during one session.
This is how Julia’s usual workout looks like:
- On Mondays, Julia does cardio, legs, and calves by running between one and two hours, doing squats, leg press, leg extensions super-setted with lying leg curls machine, standing calf raise, and seated calf raise;
- Tuesdays are for chest and triceps and she does bench press, incline dumbbell press, flat dumbbell flyes, skull-crushers, and close-grip bench press;
- On Wednesdays she works on her shoulders and triceps by doing military press, seated dumbbell shoulder press, lateral raises, front raises, rear delta dumbbell raises, and triceps which she does on Tuesdays;
- Thursdays are for legs and calves and she does the same exercises as on Mondays;
- Fridays are for triceps, back, chest, and biceps – Julia does weighed pull-ups, latt pull-downs, T-bar rows, deadlifts, barbell biceps curls, and dumbbell hammer curls.
When it comes to her diet, Julia has an intake of 3000 calories per day, and has stated how she avoids fast carbohydrates, and instead prefers sweet potatoes, brown rice, and healthy fats. She eats chicken, eggs, and fish as her main source of protein, and allows herself a cheat day durig the week when she eats whatever she desires.
Julia uses a few supplements including branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplement, creatine, vitamins, glutamine, and fish oil, and has stated that she has never used steroids.
Love Life and Relationships
Julia is a bit secretive when it comes to her love life, as she hasn’t shared much with the public about her past and present relationships.
Julia dated a man named Sergei back in 2017 as she uploaded the pictures of them together onto her Instagram account. The two seemed to be inseparable as they were travelling, working out and attending competitions together, however, although there were no controversies nor rumors surrounding their relationship and they appeared to be happy, they split in the summer of 2018 for unknown reasons.
Julia is currently rumored to be dating a man whom she recently met during her last competition – her fans believe that the two started dating in April 2019 but Julia hasn’t commented on this and therefore nothing about her current relationship status can be said with certainty.
Judging by her social media accounts and her secrecy, Julia currently appears to be single, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.
Hobbies and Interests
Julia might seem to be completely focused on her career of a weightlifter, but she has numerous other interests and hobbies.
Julia has been in love with music ever since she was a little girl – she took classes as her mother and father found her a teacher, and was learning how to play the violin and piano. She had a future in music as she was considered to be very talented and was already performing, however, she fell in love with weightlifting when she was 15, and gave up on a music career (with which her parents strongly disagreed).
Julia enjoys watching movies as well, with her favorites being “Fight Club” and of the “Rocky” series. She sees travelling as one of her main hobbies, and has so far been on two trips around Europe each for around a month, visiting France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the Scandinavian countries. She is also very fond of animals, and is apparently planning on getting a pet dog.
Appearance and Net Worth
Julia is currently 23 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs around 140lbs (63kgs), and her vital statistics are 38-22-40; she wears shoes size nine.
According to authoritative sources, her net worth is estimated to be more than $400,000, and is steadily rising thanks to her career of a weightlifter.
Social Media Presence
Julia is very active and quite popular on several social media platforms, as she is an online personality as well. She launched her Twitter account in May 2011, and has gathered nearly 19,000 followers, and tweeted over 7,700 times.
She is a lot more popular on her Instagram account, which is followed by nearly 900,000 people, while she’s uploaded almost 800 pictures onto it – she is running a Facebook page as well, which counts close to 350,000 fans following her.