Men's Health Australia


YOUR FITNESS GOALS are nobody’s business but your own, and chasing a six-pack is as legitimate an aim as any. Yet if it only takes a T-shirt to hide any visible evidence of your hard work, perhaps a smarter approach to training is necessary. After all, as we have addressed in these pages before, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to show off your gym-based accomplishments. You’ve earned them, right?

A divide in the fitness industry has created the illusion that a sleeve-stretching set of arms is to be found only in the realm of bodybuilding. There’s an assumption that if your goal is to stay strong and fit all year round by prioritising functional fitness, the only thing you should strive to show for your efforts are Strava screenshots, or Instagram videos of your clean and jerk.

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