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The Running Man Workout

The Running Man Workout

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The Running Man Workout

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The Running Man was one of the most epic movies to ever hit the big screens in 80’s cinema. Ok, maybe it wasn’t Academy Award winning stuff, but as far as being your typical testosterone pumping, ass kicking, action flick it got the job done. Today’s workout is in honor of The Running Man! 

The Running Man Workout

Warm Up:

Rolling “V” Stretch: 5

A Skips: 15 R&L Legs

B Skips: 15 R&L Legs

Kettlebell Static Groin Stretch: 10 With A Pause At The Bottom Of Goblet squat (Note: If no kettle bell is available you can substitute a rock, an unopened box of detergent, or a thick book. 

Shoulder Warm Up: Palms To Face; Palms To Head–15 R&L Arms

Some Running Man…running style conditioning drills to ramp up your conditioning, speed, and coordination! Note: For added intensity and a SICK level of conditioning any of the following drills may be performed with a 20 lb. weighted vest! 

Jumping Jacks: 3×50

Jump Rope Skips: 2–3 Minute Rounds (Note: If no jump rope is available then you can mimic the skipping movement the same without a rope.

Knee Pop Cone Drills: 5 Reps with 8 cones. Note: A single rep is counted with performing the knee pops once on each leg with the 8 cones! 

3 Stride Acceleration/Deceleration Cone Drills:  3 Reps with 8 cones

3 Stride Lateral Cone Shuffle: 3 Reps with 8 cones 

Strength And Power for complete fitness. 

Barbell Front Squats: Warm up set for 1 + 4×6

Deadlift: Heavy 4×4

Hindu Push Ups: 3×6

Superset Pull Ups: 3×6

Kettlebell Snatches: 3×5 right and left sides (Perform with a moderately heavy kettle bell

Superset Single Arm Medicine Ball Slams: 3×5 each arm. Note: Perform with a 8 to 12 lb. rubberized bouncing medicine ball.

4-Point Hip Stretch


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The Running Man Workout



I'm a Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and author. I have had over 17 years experience in MMA fitness, strength and conditoning, and athletic performance for most every sport. As an author and specialist I've written close to a million words on fitness and strength. I'm also a Muay Thai practictioner and enjoy helping others to reach their peak potential through fitness and performance.

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