Men's Fitness UK

BREAKING the Mould

From weights-room advice, to practical workouts for putting talk into action, strength is a theme you will have seen a lot of in Men’s Fitness.

“Show me someone with a tattoo and I’ll show you someone with an interesting past”

But strength is about more than how much you can lift. There’s strength in forging your own path, in facing your fears and in being a force for change . With that in mind, former Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas embodies every sense of the word.

A man mountain with 41 international tries in 103 appearances, Thomas excelled in a sport where power and raw physicality are the names of the game. However, it speaks volumes that despite such a glittering sporting career, he is as much of a name outside of rugby as within it.

In 2009, Thomas announced publicly that he was gay, making him the first openly gay professional rugby union player. The following

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