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Steve Cook: why it’s not about the six-pack

Steve Cook, the world’s number fitness model, explains why he wants a performance, as well as an aesthetic, outcome from his training Steve Cook is an IFBB Pro athlete and the founder of Swoldier Nation. He lives in Boise, Idaho. ‘For so long it was about the physical but recently I’ve wanted to be more functional. What set that off was being inspired by the rugby player Sonny Bill Williams. He’s a sportsman with a world class physique.’

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Is how you train making you unhappy?

There is no ultimate destination when trying to build a better body, so learning to enjoy the journey means you’ve already won, says Steve Cook Steve Cook is an IFBB Pro men’s physique competitor, international fitness model and founder of Swoldier Nation. He is based in Boise, Idaho. Losing at the 2013 Olympia physique contest was a good thing for me. A lot of people were surprised but it made me ask myself some questions. I don’t do what I do to place at a show. I do what I do for me, because it makes me feel good. It took…

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Turn any weakness into a strength

Everyone has muscle groups that stubbornly refuse to respond. Here’s advice from some of the best trainers in the world on how to force lagging body parts to grow Unless your physique was sculpted by Michelangelo himself, you will have some muscle groups that appear relatively small and under-developed compared with others. Whether that’s down to their reluctance to respond or you neglecting to train them as much as you should, any imbalance needs to be addressed if you want to achieve the best body possible. We asked some of the world’s top coaches and pro athletes, starting with IFBB…

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