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Giancarlo Stanton’s workout includes beating a giant tire with a sledgehammer

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton gets his power by beating up on tires in the off-season.
Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton gets his power by beating up on tires in the off-season. Miami Herald file photo

Marlins opponents might be quaking in their cleats after watching a workout video Giancarlo Stanton posted on his Instagram account this week.

In the video, the Marlins slugger is shown displaying his powerful swing by beating a giant tire with a sledgehammer over and over again.

 

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The Home Run Derby champion had some of the longest home runs on record last season, including a 463-footer against the Mets, and his maniacal off-season weight room training is a big reason.

According to a story on workout website stack.com, Stanton also strengthens his legs and hips running up sand hills in California wearing a weighted vest. And he stays flexible with yoga.

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton talks about winning the 2016 All-Star Home Run Derby while breaking the record for most home runs in the event.

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