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Jason Statham Workout

Jason Statham Workout


Jason Statham wasn't always as ripped as he is now. Statham always had muscular size because he worked hard in the gym, being a British olympic diving team, but he didn't really count his calories and consequently had a "lardy" body that didn't give those muscles due justice. Statham said in his interview with Men's Health, "I never gave a f--k about a calorie. An apple? It's good for me. I'd have five. Bananas? Eat the bunch." Statham transformed his body to lose 17 pounds in just 6 weeks so he would reveal that shredded musculature. In his 6 week transformation workout, Statham put his body through hell and back. He had two rules only: 1) never repeat the same workout; and 2) record everything and try to beat it the next time you do that specific exercise.




Statham is as intimidating as they come. His workout routine really helped build a 
muscular frame. He does a lot of variety in his routine which can help build muscle




Jason Statham's workout routine was as follows:

A) Ten Minute Warm-up using the Concept2 Rowing Machine.

B) Ten minutes at Medium intensity doing the following:

1. Heavy lifting using compound movements like the front squat, deadlift, or power clean. Never more than five reps at a time.

2. Short circuits of various exercises with light weights.
3. Various carrying exercises with kettlebells or sandbags.
4. A progression of about 15 kettlebell exercises.
5. Various throws with medicine balls.

C) Interval Training- Statham goes full out here for this brutal final stage, blowing every gasket. "You're crying for air. It redlines the heart into oblivion", Statham says. Statham picks 6 exercises and does them one after the other with a very short period and does the circuit again FIVE TIMES.

Jason Statham's diet plan consists of 2,000 calories a day, making sure to never have refined sugar, flour, booze, fruit juices, bread, or pasta. He has plain yogurt and fresh fruit every night as his treat and he makes sure he spreads out the calories in 6 portioned meals a day.  He eats egg whites, vegetables, lean meats, fish, nuts, and protein shakes.


Our Take:
 Statham defines the word intense. He is smart to do a 10 minute warm-up to make sure his body is fully warmed up. If you jump into an intense workout like that, you are extremely likely to pull a muscle or even worse. You never want to train a cold muscle and the rowing machine will get the blood flowing and get your muscles ready for an intense workout. You should also do a few weighted exercises to warm up the muscles as well. Statham also focuses mainly on compound workouts, which are the best types of workouts to build lean muscle mass since they emphasize multiple muscle groups at once. He sticks with 5 reps at a time to really build up his strength and power. He also uses kettlebells in his training. This ballistic exercise works your body as one unit and requires a great deal of hard work. It also utilizes different muscle groups than you are used to. His huge emphasis on high intensity training really explains such a lean physique. He supplies his body with 6 portioned meals a day to keep a steady supply of nutrients throughout the day.


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