Eddie: Strongman



Truck mechanic, husband and father of two, Eddie Hall wants to be the World's Strongest Man. This feature documentary currently playing on Netflix vividly illustrates the sacrifices that this extremely driven man must make to chase his dream. He will stop at nothing. He trains, eats, sleeps and breathes strongman, competing all over the world and breaking records. He faces not only gargantuan competitors, but his own inner demons as he strives to leave behind the scars of his teenage years. This film gets under the skin of a man totally dedicated to becoming the greatest and offers an engrossing snapshot of an unforgettable character, Eddie - Strongman.

Definitely worth a viewing.

Coach Graham

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Burgener Warm-up

BURGENER WARM-UP:
1. Down and "Finish"
2. Elbows High and Outside
3. Muscle Snatch
4. Snatch Lands at 2", 4", 6"
5. Snatch Drops

SKILL TRANSFER EXERCISES:
1. Snatch Push Press
2. Overhead Squat
3. Heaving Snatch Balance
4. Snatch Balance without a dip
5. Snatch Balance with a dip

Hang Squat Clean + Push Jerk (Build to a heavy 3-RM)

Five sets of:
Hang Squat Clean + Push Jerkx 3

Rest 2 minutes

Metcon (4 Rounds for reps)

Four sets for max reps of cleans against a 2-minute running clock, with 2 minutes of rest between sets:
Run 200M or Row 250 Meters
Squat Clean+ Push Jerk (135/95 lbs)

Cash Out

Tabata Situps

Out of Town WOD

15 Pushups
21 Situps
50 Double Unders
12 Pushups
15 Situps
30 Double Unders
9 Pushups
9 Situps
20 Double Unders

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