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Hamish Coul­ter’s road to World Cham­pi­onship. See the video on­line. mus­cles.

He has a stom­ach her­nia, but that def­i­nitely doesn’t hold him back, he said.

Quadzilla also said that pow­er­lift­ing was an ‘‘in­cred­i­bly men­tal sport’’.

He en­lists the help of men­tal per­for­mance coach David Ni­ethe, whose clients have in­cluded golfer Ly­dia Ko, bas­ket­ballers Mika Vukona and Alex Pledger and weightlifter Tracey Lam­brechs.

‘‘It’s mind over mat­ter. I take my­self to a place where I can’t fail.’’

And as far as us­ing banned per­for­mance-en­hanc­ing drugs go, Coul­ter said there was no need.

His busi­ness Mus­cle Fuel aims to pro­vide freshly made, healthy meals, and ev­ery­thing you need is in nu­tri­tion, he said.

‘‘(Dop­ing) is in every sport and you’d be fool­ish to think that it wasn’t. But there’s noth­ing that’s go­ing to re­place hard work.’’

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