The A-Team star's body was built on these simple tenets

Men's Health

By Men's Health

Posted on August 25, 2010

1. Super-set everything to failure...

“Super-setting exercises that

target the same muscle groups,

then going until you can’t do

another rep ensures the

recruitment of maximum

muscle fibre at all times. Which

equals more muscle growth.”

2. Don't cheat on your diet...

“For at least six weeks. It’s vital

you allow your body to rid

itself of toxins and keep your

hormones at optimal levels.”

Sugar and processed food

cause your body to respond

in a way that prevents proper

muscle growth.”

3. Do drink protein shakes...

”But choose wisely. Some

powders are made with

chemicals and fillers that

are difficult for your body to

digest.” Watch out for artificial

sweeteners and go for

a product that says ‘whey

protein isolate’ or ‘rBGH free’.”

4. Don't space out...

“Staying focused on your

goal helps you get through

workouts and keeps you

from cheating on your diet.

Put a picture of what you want

your body to look like in your

kitchen. It’s a constant reminder

where you need it most.”

5. Drink plenty of water...

“I know we hear this all the time

but it’s so critical. When your

body is dehydrated, it throws

everything into disarray and

causes monstrous sugar and

carb cravings. I recommend at

least 4-5 litres per day. Every

time you have a co ee, add 75cl

more onto that.”

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