Eddie Hall outlines his latest weight loss workout for getting ripped
He's won World's Strongest Man, deadlifted 500 kilograms and inspired a whole generation of lifters
However, Eddie Hall's most recent transformation is arguably his most impressive yet.
The Staffordshire man is looking seriously ripped after losing over 30 kilograms (just under five stone).
When Hall won World's Strongest Man and performed his most jaw-dropping lifts, he weighed in at over 194 kilograms. More recently, his training has taken a slight detour into weight loss and the pursuit of getting shredded.
He's been on a serious shred, but Hall is still putting up impressive numbers in the gym.
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Day 18 after surgery and starting to test the core a little... nice and easy 100kg for a few reps, my stomach is still swollen and sore but it’s feeling solid and reckon il be back to full swing next 10-15 days or so 💪🏻 @xploape attire 👈🏻👀 #NeverGiveUp #Transformation #SinkOrSwim #BackUpYourBullshit #xplosiveape Big Love The Beast
Hall has been documenting his progress along the way, regularly including the workouts he has been performing at the gym.
Eddie Hall's Back & Abs Workout
Writing on his personal Instagram page, Hall's latest session hit back and abs:
- Deadlifts: 5 sets / 3 reps for speed [60 seconds rest between sets]
- Lat pull down: 4 sets / 12 reps
- Lat half moon: 4 sets / 12 reps
- Machine rows: 4 sets / 10 reps
- Dumbbell rows: 4 sets / 10 reps
- Weighted crunches: 4 sets / 15 reps
- Leg raises: 4 sets / 15 reps
- Sit ups: 4 sets / 15 reps
Perform all ab exercises back to back, then rest for 60 seconds. Repeat for four rounds.
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6’ 3” - 163kg ITS COMING.......... 2019!!! 👀 OBLIVION ☄️ ☄️👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 Amazing back and abs session this morning.... 220kg dead’s 5 x 3reps for speed 60secs rest between sets. Lat pull down 4 x 12reps 80% max Lat half moon 4 x 12 reps 80% max Machine rows 4 x 10reps 80% max Dumbbell rows 4 x 10 reps 80% max Abs:- Weighted crunches 4 x 15reps with 20kg Superset with Leg raises 4 x 15reps Superset with Sit ups 4 x 15reps 60 seconds rest X4 times Home for a light lunch and back out for an hours boxing coaching this afternoon. Body weight is remaining around 163kg and I’m using Oblivion twice daily to get pure fast acting protein in for both my training sessions before and during.... I also use HULK to replenish glycogen stores after my weight session with an added hit of protein. Grab your Oblivion and HULK from @myoband.teamsnf 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 Get everything you need to start 2019 RIGHT. #Oblivion #AbsOfSteel #Photoshopped #Beast #BackUpYourBull #SinkOrSwim Big Love The Beast
As we've previously discussed, Hall's transformation is proof you don't have to be stuck to a treadmill in order to lose weight and get ripped.
Strength training will burn an immense amount of calories and release natural testosterone and growth hormone. It therefore protects your hard-earned muscle tissue in the process.
In June 2018, I actually trained with Eddie at his home gym - Strength Asylum in Stoke-on-Trent. It's an incredible facility equipped for all styles of training, including bodybuilding, strongman and various styles of HIIT.
At the time, he was recuperating from injury and getting back into the swing of things. He put on a shoulder session, but there were no signs the big man was taking it easy.
Hall's max log press was over 140kg, which made my 60kg effort paled in comparison. Read more from our workout here.
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