Trainer Tuesday: Mike Carlin brings CrossFit concepts to Omar Figueroa Jr.’s camp

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“I feel unbeatable, indestructible,” Omar Figueroa Jr. beams. “It’s a great feeling.”

What has Omar Figueroa Jr. feeling all Incredible Hulk-like?

His current workout routine, overseen by strength and conditioning coach Mike Carlin.

A CrossFit specialist, Carlin has been incorporating elements of that intense fitness regimen into Figueroa’s training as he prepares to fight Ricky Burns on Saturday in Hidalgo, Texas, which will air on CBS at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m PT.

The undefeated Figueroa vacated his 135-pound title, and will be moving up in weight to 140 when he takes on Burns.

Stay tuned to our full coverage of Figueroa vs Burns.

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