The 2017 World’s Strongest Man champion, Eddie Corridor, and IFBB Professional League Males’s Open bodybuilder Jamie Christian-Johal lately collaborated on a again coaching video on Corridor’s YouTube channel. “The Large” taught “The Beast” find out how to prepare for bodybuilding as an alternative of for energy as Corridor sometimes does for strongman.
Corridor intends to compete as a bodybuilder in late 2024. The video of their coaching session may be seen beneath:
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After introductions, Corridor and Johal started the session with extensive grip lat pulldowns. Corridor seen instantly that Johal used a unique kind than he’s accustomed to, protecting stress on the lats as an alternative of pulling weight for operate.
“You may really feel your lats working far more,” Corridor stated. For Johal, it engages the mind to carry out the reps on this trend. Corridor’s son, Maximus, was additionally seen coaching alongside the 2 huge athletes. They pulled all the weight stack to carry out a drop set as their final set.
The duo moved on to seated rows, and mentioned the significance of the vary of movement and stress on the muscle groups. Their breath is visible within the unheated health club that Johal known as “The Large’s Lair” whereas explaining that momentum has no place in bodybuilding coaching.
Momentum is permitting the muscle to chill out. So, attempt to take the momentum out of all the pieces.
Johal put Corridor by means of a high-intensity coaching strategy, which options fewer units however takes every to failure by way of drop units and rest-pause units. Strive the exercise beneath for a pattern just like what Corridor and Johal carried out. Johal and Corridor used both a drop set or rest-pause set for the second working set of every motion till the ending superset:
Broad Grip Lat Pulldowns — two warm-up units, two working units of 12-15 reps
— two warm-up units, two working units of 12-15 reps Seated Row — one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps
— one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps T-Bar Row — one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps
— one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps Single-Arm Machine Row — one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps per aspect
— one warm-up set, two working units of 12-15 reps per aspect Superset: Lat Pulldown and Seated Row — 4 supersets of 10 reps every*
*No relaxation between supersets. Scale back weight barely for every train for every superset.
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Johal is getting ready for the 2023 IFBB Professional League contest season, the place he’ll search his first skilled win to safe his first Olympia qualification. The six-foot-five, 300-pound bodybuilder turned professional after successful the 2018 Novice Olympia in San Marino, Italy. He got here in fourth on the 2020 British Grand Prix, which was the one contest of his rookie season. He competed twice in 2021, ending in ninth on the Puerto Rico Professional and eighth on the 2021 Arnold Basic UK.
In 2022, Johal completed in fourth place on the 2022 Yamamoto Diet Professional, in sixth place on the 2022 Arnold Basic UK, and in fifth place on the 2022 Legion Sports activities Fest Professional. He had not acknowledged what contests he intends to enter in 2023 on the time of this text’s publication.
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