Fraser's hard work pays off as 'revolutionary' fitness guide picked up by Century

Fraser's hard work pays off as 'revolutionary' fitness guide picked up by Century

Century will publish HWPO – Hard Work Pays Off, a "revolutionary training manual" from Mat Fraser, athlete and five-time CrossFit Games champion. 

The "ground-breaking" fitness book will reveal the secrets of Fraser’s success from his uniquely wide-ranging and cross-disciplinary approach to exercise, said the publisher. 

The "fittest man on Earth" will share home workouts from weightlifting to gymnastics, kettlebells to running, swimming to rowing, as well as recipes and tips to improve strength, endurance, speed, co-ordination, mental fortitude and recovery. 

Century bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Rodale, an imprint of Random House, Penguin Random House US. Rodale struck a world rights deal with Matt O’Keefe at Loud and Live Sports, and will publish in North America and translation. In the UK, it will be published on 4th January 2022. 

Ben Brusey, publishing director, said: "Mat Fraser is hands down one of the world’s fittest and most inspirational athletes. Now with his category killer book he is also the best trainer you’ve never had. Whatever shape you’re in, Mat’s brilliant and motivating advice can help you transform your mind, body and goals. We are excited and proud to be Mat’s UK publisher, and to work with our US colleagues and the enormous CrossFit community, one of the largest fitness movements in the world."

Fraser commented: "I’m excited to share my first book HWPO. It features workouts, training, nutrition, and mental approaches that paved the way for my success. No matter your level of fitness, no matter if you’ve tried CrossFit before, I hope this book can be beneficial to you on your training and fitness journey."