5 Secret Training Methods Of Celebrities

Mark Wahlberg

Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg starts his workouts at 3 a.m.! Some of his favourite exercises to keep in shape are Reverse Lunges, Vertical Presses and Overhead Presses.

Generally, Mark uses the following in his workouts:

  • Bench press
  • Pullups
  • Cardio
  • Stability ball pushups
  • Jump rope
  • Treadmill
  • Dumbbell exercises
  • VersaClimber
  • Band workouts
  • Kettlebell lunges
  • Kettlebell dips/squats
  • Sled pushes
  • Stability ball workouts

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Oak is one of the most famous bodybuilders on the planet and a multi-Mr Olympia winner. Arnold’s favourite exercises is said to be the Dumbbell Pullover. Some of his other mass builders are:

  • Barbell Bench Press
  • Behind the Neck Press
  • Chinups
  • Barbell Curls
  • Situps
  • Barbell Squat

 

Franco Columbo

Franco Columbo was Arnold’s best friend and a bodybuilding champion in his own right. Although not very tall, Franco had an incredible physique.

Franco’s favourite exercises consisted of:

  • 7 sets of Barbell Squats
  • 3 sets of bench presses using 15 reps, 10 reps, and 4 reps.
  • After these, Franco did 20 reps of cable crossovers.

 

Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone or “Sly” is one of Hollywood’s biggest action stars and a prolific successful script writer. His physique is still incredible in his 70s!

How does he keep himself so fit and what are his favourite exercises?This is his secret training:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Mornings: Chest, Back, and Abs

  • Incline Bench Presses (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Dumbbell Flys (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Close-grip Bench Presses (5 sets 6-8 reps)
  • Wide-grip Chin Ups (6 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Bent-over One-Arm Lat Raises (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Close-grip Seated Rows (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Raised Leg Crunches (3 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Seated Extension (Machine) (3 sets 8-10 reps)


Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Afternoon: Shoulders, Arms, and Abs

  • Military Presses (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Side Lateral Raises (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Bent-over Dumbbell-Flys (5 sets 6-8 reps)
  • Barbell Curls (3 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Seated Incline-Dumbbell-Curls (3 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Concentration Curls (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Lying Dumbbell-Raises (3 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Bent-over One-arm Lat Raises (3 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Cable Pull-Downs (3 sets, 10 reps)
  • Alternate Leg Raise (3 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Decline Bench Sit-ups (3 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Oblique Crunches (3 sets 6-8 reps)


Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Morning: Calves and Thighs

  • Seated Calf-raises (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Standing Calf-raises (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Standing Barbell Alternate Calf-raises (5 sets 8-12 reps)
  • Incline Leg-press (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Squats (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Seated Leg-extensions (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Leg Curls (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Leg Extensions (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Stiff Leg Deadlift (4 sets 10-12 reps)


Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Afternoon: Rear Deltoids, Traps, and Abs

  • Bent-over Dumbbell Rear-Delt Raise (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Cable Crossovers (4 sets 10-12 reps)
  • Reverse Pec-deck Flyes (5 set, 8-12 reps)
  • Barbell Shrugs-front (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Barbell Upright-rows (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Flat-bench Cable-rows to Neck (4 sets 8-10 reps)
  • Ab Crunch (4 sets 8 reps)
  • Oblique Crunches (4 sets 10 reps)
  • Cable Crunch (4 sets 10-12 reps)

 

Dolph Lundgren

Rocky’s nemesis, Dolph is an actor still in incredible shape. He is known to prefer a secret strongman routine consisting of the following:

 

  • Heavy Sandbag Carrying, 3 sets, 20 yards.
  • Bosu Sandbag Chest Press, 3 sets of 15 reps
  • Light Sandbag Over the Shoulder Carry, 3 sets of 20 yards
  • Light Sandbag Clean and Jerk, 3 sets of 20 reps
  • Sandbag TossOver Shoulder, 3 sets of 15 reps
  • Plank with Leg Curl, 3 sets of 15 reps
  • Now THAT is a secret training method! Try it!

 

There you have it. Are you still here? Get to the gym right away!