Gallery: Hit Michael B. Jordan’s 40-Minute, ‘Creed II’ Dumbbell Workout for a Huge Upper-Body Pump (Men’s Health UK)
1A: Dumbbell Push Press, 15 Reps
1B: Incline Dumbbell Press, 20 Reps
2A: Dumbbell Biceps Curl (10 Reps)
2B: Dumbbell Renegade Row,15 Reps Per Side
2C: Dumbbell Pull-Over, 20 Reps
1 Mile Run, For Time
Former World’s Strongest Man winner Eddie Hall has been on a mission to lean down his hulking strongman frame over the last year, upping his cardio and pivoting his training towards speed and mobility as he prepares to step into the boxing ring for his grudge match with longtime rival Hafthor Bjornsson.
“I feel fit as a fiddle,” he says in a new YouTube video. “I’m running miles in 7 and a half minutes most mornings, doing endless hours of cardio, boxing training, swimming, and then 2 hours of strength conditioning as well.”
In the video, Hall demonstrates the intense workout he’s been following to tone his shredded six-pack:
- Sled push
- Assault bike
- Hammer slams
- Snatch (50 kgs)
- Bat slams
- Ball slams
- Viking press
- Kettlebell swings
Hall performs each move for 1 minute, then recovers for another minute. “The idea is to give it as hard as you possibly can, so at the end of that minute you’re literally gasping for air… always keeping your heart rate above a certain pace,” he says.
Since dropping down to around 360 pounds, Hall says he’s plateaued lately. “At the beginning of my transition, I actually put weight on,” he says. “I’m slowly, slowly, slowly decreasing the weight, but honestly, what I think is happening is I’m putting muscle on, and losing fat, and my body weight is ever-so-slightly increasing.”
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