STILL Go­ing STRONG

You don’t need a 4,500kg truck or half a dozen kegs to mimic strongman moves. WSM podium fin­isher Terry Hol­lands shares his gym rou­tine

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STRONGMAN MOVE

AXLE LIFT

GYM MOVE

HANG HIGH PULL

‘We do a spe­cialised strongman clean, but you can use this ba­sic move to de­velop power,’ says Hol­lands. Hold a bar at thigh height, then drive your hips for­ward and lift it to chest height ex­plo­sively.

STRONGMAN MOVE

CIR­CUS PRESS

GYM MOVE

WIDE-GRIP BE­HIND-THE-NECK PRESS

‘This mim­ics the move­ment with­out testing your bal­ance so much,’ says Hol­lands. Hold a light bar be­hind your neck with a wide grip and press it over­head.

STRONGMAN MOVE

KEG TOSS

GYM MOVE

AMER­I­CAN SWING

‘It’s dif­fi­cult to toss heavy things around in­doors,’ says Hol­lands, ‘but the ex­plo­sive­ness

is sim­i­lar to a ket­tle­bell swing.’ Snap for­ward at the hips and bring the bell up un­til it’s over­head.

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