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Fat Loss Strength

Finish sessions stronger

Jack Lovett is a strength and conditioning specialist and the owner of Spartan Performance. He is a two-time British natural strongman champion and world natural strongman competitor. He is based in Consett, County Durham. Concluding your workout with strongman-style finishers is a sure fire way to blitz body fat, build muscle, enhance full-body conditioning and develop mental toughness. Not only that, they are an incredibly fun and rewarding challenge to test yourself. A word of warning: although the following drills are fantastically effective finishers, there is always an inherent risk when training with odd or new objects. If not suitably…

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Fat Loss Strength

Torch fat with loaded carries

Jack Lovett is a S&C specialist, owner of Spartan Performance and two-time British natural strongman champion. He is based in Consett, County Durham. Loaded carries are now receiving appropriate recognition within the wider strength training community, thanks to renowned coaches including Mike Boyle, Dan John and Stuart McGill, having previously been in the exclusive realm of the The World’s Strongest Man contest. And it’s about time too, because these lifts are simple to perform and extremely effective at providing a multitude of benefits simultaneously. These include: demanding a strong core brace, which ensures the spine remains neutral by protecting against…

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Hypertrophy

5 moves to build forearms like Popeye

Dan Yeomans is a personal trainer, a two-time Welsh Physique Champion and an Optimum Nutrition athlete. He also has incredibly impressive forearm development. He is based in Cardiff, South Wales. If you have any kind of training experience, the chances are that you’ve managed to build a decent set of biceps. But if you want really impressive-looking arms, you need some smart moves that will fully develop your forearms. Physique competitior Dan Yeoman’s picks his top-five exercises for building Popeye-style arms. 1 Standing offset dumbbell or cable forearm supination This is my go-to forearm warm-up exercise. There are a few…

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