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Modified Strongman | Fat Loss Workout

Written by Jamie Bantleman

Modified Strongman Workout

Modified strongman sessions are a different type of interval work; they create arguably more damage than any other training plan and when used effectively it can have a huge effect on fat loss. It is commonly known that resistance training is the best form of exercise when the goal is fat loss, rather than long stints of cardio. This is due to being able to increase your metabolic rate as well as maintaining muscle tissue.


What Does A Strongman Session Entail?


If you are lucky enough to have this equipment in your gym then you will find things such as a prowler, farmers walk, slam balls, ropes,
barbells and dumbbells. Here at Myprotein’s Hale Country Club I am lucky enough to have access to all of this phenomenal equipment and can create some insane training programmes!


You are likely to find that the most effective way of building a modified strongman session is by creating a giant set of exercises (4 or more exercises back to back) and timing them all for 20-40 seconds to then have 60-120s rest at the end of each set.


 Three Awesome Training Programmes

Order Exercise Sets Timed Reps Rest
A1 Prowler Push 5 30s x
A2 Barbell Back Squat 5 30s x
A3 Reverse Prowler Drag 5 30s x
A4 Dumbbell Walking Lunges 5 30s x
A5 Vertical Jumps 5 30s 90s

Order Exercise Sets Timed Reps Rest
A1 Battle Ropes 5 30s x
A2 Overhead Barbell Press 5 30s x
A3 Seated Rope Pull (prowler attached) 5 30s x
A4 Farmers Walks 5 30s x
A5 Press Ups 5 30s 90s

Order Exercise Sets Timed Reps Rest
A1 Prowler Push 5 30s x
A2 Farmers Walks 5 30s x
A3 Reverse Prowler Drag 5 30s x
A4 Seated Rope Pull (prowler attached) 5 30s x
A5 Med Ball Slams 5 30s 90s


Best Supplements


1 scoop of MyPre prior to a workout

? 1 scoop of MyAmino Energy intra-workout

2 scoops of Impact Whey Protein with water and ice post-workout

6 capsules of 4:1:1 BCAA prior to a workout

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Faye Reid

Faye Reid

Writer and expert

Faye Reid has a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Physiology and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition. Faye has worked with numerous high-profile organisations, such as Men's Health, Sky Sports, Huddersfield Giants, Warrington Wolves, British Dressage and GB Rowing, providing her expert sports science support. Find out more about Faye's experience here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/faye-reid-8b619b122/. She puts her passion into practice as goal attack for her netball team, and in competitive event riding.

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