The male cast members of MTV’s Jersey Shore make keeping fit—and going hard at the bar every night—look easy. But in reality, it takes more than GTL (that’s gym, tan, laundry if you’ve been living under a rock for the past three years) to make your muscles pop. When he’s not filming, Ronnie adopts a stricter diet and a more intense workout schedule. And that quick trip to the gym you see on the show? That’s just maintenance. Watch our interview to learn how Ronnie works out with a hangover and what foods help him pack on muscle.