On Feb. 28, 2021, the 2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion Eddie Corridor took to his YouTube channel to share a full day of consuming on his up to date boxing eating regimen. Corridor guided his viewers by way of a full day of consuming beforehand when he initially began his boxing eating regimen, which consisted of 6,000 calories a day — a major drop from the ten,000-plus energy per day he was consuming when competing in strongman (he has since retired from the game).
Corridor lost a significant amount of weight with this diet change, as has his upcoming opponent, 2018 WSM Hafthor Björnsson. Each males have predicted they may knock each other out within the first round. Björnsson and Corridor have been getting leaner in preparation for his or her upcoming boxing match in Las Vegas, NV, on Sep. 18, 2021, which is marketed because the “Heaviest Boxing Match in Historical past.” Corridor has beforehand acknowledged, “I’m principally a full-time boxer. So I’ve utterly modified my eating regimen, utterly modified my coaching routine.”
Check out the complete video beneath of Corridor’s up to date eating regimen courtesy of his YouTube channel:
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Nutritional vitamins, Breakfast, and Coaching
Corridor begins his day simply earlier than eight within the morning and consumes his vitamin dietary supplements which embody:
The next he takes twice per day with fish oil:
I don’t like doing fasted cardio, so I similar to to get just a little little bit of protein in.
Whereas on the treadmill, Corridor watches boxing matches between boxers with the identical stances as him and Björnsson. Björnsson is a southpaw fighter (right-hand leads), whereas Corridor is a normal-stance fighter (left-hand leads).
Corridor is adamant about consuming a eating regimen that has fascinating meals. Though he’s lactose illiberal, he finds methods of including cheese and butter appropriate together with his eating regimen (lactose-free) to get the added fats as they provide extra energy for him to burn throughout intense coaching periods. Throughout these periods, he’ll drink a mix that accommodates five scoops of EAAs and cranberry juice.
Right here is the caloric breakdown for Corridor’s breakfast which totals 200 grams of protein:
- Protein shake — 200 energy
- Two ribeye burgers with cheese — 900 energy
- EAAs and cranberry juice — 100 energy
Complete energy — 1,200
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Lunch and Extra Coaching
Midway by way of Corridor’s coaching session, which nonetheless contains very heavy deadlifts, he’ll eat one other protein shake with two extra scoops of whey isolate. He dietary supplements that with a bag of biltong ( a sort of dried, cured meat) bringing him as much as 200 grams of protein.
- Protein shake — 200 energy
- Biltong — 240 energy
As soon as his coaching session is full, Corridor will get in his lunch of jerk hen and rice cooked in hen inventory with greens (peppers, carrots, string beans) and yogurt for dessert totaling 1,130 energy.
Complete Energy — 2,770
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Carbs and Boxing Coaching
Corridor’s nutritionist, Nathan Payton, works with many elite strongmen, together with four-time WSM champion Brian Shaw, Rongo Keene, and Robert Oberst. Payton packages for Corridor to carb up fairly considerably earlier than he will get within the ring to field. Along with one more protein shake, Corridor scarfs down:
- Nature Valley Crunchy Oats bar — 190 energy
- Two Dairy Milk bars (chocolate) — 200 energy every
Following his boxing session, he’ll tack on:
- Nature Valley Crunchy Oats bar (his second) — 190 energy
- Banana — 100 energy
- Protein shake (his fourth) — 200 energy
Complete energy — 4,270
Dinner for Corridor is probably the most decadent-looking meal of the day. It consists of two hen drumsticks, a full potato made with a variety of butter, and a bunch extra veggies. Altogether, it stacks one other 1,200 energy onto his each day complete. After he finishes that, he drinks his sixth protein shake to deliver his each day caloric complete to five,770.
Scaling “The Mountain”
Corridor and Björnsson will face off for “The Heaviest Boxing Match In Historical past” in Las Vegas, NV on Sep. 18, 2021. Björnsson not too long ago competed in his first three-round exhibition match in opposition to Steven “Quiet Man” Ward, an effort that Corridor has mentioned he won’t be replicating. Whether or not it’s Corridor or Björnsson who walks away from the match because the winner, it’s unlikely that the match will likely be left to the choose’s scorecards.
Characteristic picture through Eddie Corridor’s Instagram web page: @eddiehallwsm