Former World’s Strongest Man winner turned boxer Eddie Corridor has spent the final yr leaning down and specializing in cardio and speedwork in addition to power coaching, in anticipation of his upcoming grudge match in opposition to rival strongman Hafthor Bjornsson. And as struggle day approaches, Eddie is upping the ante in his exercises, as evidenced by a current YouTube video, filmed throughout one among his chest and ab coaching classes.
Eddie begins off with incline bench press, working his means up by the weights till he is lifting 495 kilos. “I’ve not used that for a very long time,” he says, “however I’ve began utilizing it extra now; clearly increase these core muscle mass will assist massively with the boxing, so I am all for it.”
He follows this with the cable press, the place he makes the many of the added resistance by practising his punching kind on either side of his physique on the similar time. “We’re working the shoulder, the bicep, the tricep, the obliques, the hips, the whole lot is getting a little bit of motion right here,” he says. “It is all about that punching energy.”
Subsequent, Eddie completes grueling units of chest flys and cable pulldowns, earlier than issues get rather less typical.
“Relatively than do my ab wheel, I believed I have never been hit within the guts for a very long time,” he says, earlier than his coaching accomplice Paddy dons a boxing glove and begins laying into his abs. In true Eddie Corridor kind, he has to pause the exercise as a very arduous punch causes him to soil himself (a surprisingly frequent prevalence in The Beast’s coaching classes). “Nothing I might have carried out,” he says. “It simply fell out of me.”