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The Rock, Dwayne Johnson’s Workout Routine And Diet

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Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, used this workout routine while trying to trim down from 14 to 7% bodyfat for some of his Hollywood movie roles. He trained six pays per week, resting on day seven.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

  • Chest, back, biceps, calves: 5 sets, 15-20 reps, 30 second rest periods
  • Cardio: 5 minute warm-up, 12 minutes high intensity, 5 minute cool down

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

  • Quads, hamstrings, shoulders, triceps: 5 sets, 15-20 reps, 30 second rest periods
  • Cardio: 5 minute warm-up, 12 minutes high intensity, 5 minute cool down

The Rock Dwayne Johnson Sample Cutting Diet

  • Meal 1: 10 scrambled egg whites, 3 servings cream of rice or 1 cup oatmeal, 3 rice cakes, 24oz water
  • Meal 2: 6oz skinless grilled chicken breast, 1 cup grits, 6oz yams, 1 cup of steamed asparagus, 24oz water
  • Meal 3: 6oz tuna, 1 cup brown rice, 1 sliced cucumber, 24oz water
  • Meal 4: 6oz perch fillet, 1 cup barley, 6oz baked potato, 1 cup steamed green beans, 24oz water
  • Meal 5: 6oz pork tenderloin, 1 cup brown rice, 6oz sweet potato, 1 cup peas, 24oz water
  • Meal 6: 10 scrambled egg whites, 3 servings cream of rice or 1 cup oatmeal, 24oz water

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The Rock Dwayne Johnson Sample Muscle Building Diet

  • Meal 1 – 10 oz cod, 2 whole eggs, 2 cups oatmeal
  • Meal 2 – 8 oz cod, 12 oz sweet potato, 1 cup veggies
  • Meal 3 – 8 oz chicken, 2 cups white rice, 1 cup veggies
  • Meal 4 – 8 oz cod, 2 cups rice, 1 cup veggies, 1 tbsp fish oil
  • Meal 5 – 8 oz steak, 12 oz baked potato, spinach salad
  • Meal 6 – 10 oz cod, 2 cups rice, salad
  • Meal 7 – 30 grams casein protein, 10 egg-white omelet, 1 cup veggies (onions, peppers, mushrooms), 1 tbsp omega-3 fish oil

The Rock’s Workout Playlist

From Muscle & Fitness

  1. Eminem – Till I Collapse
  2. Living Colour – Cult of Personality
  3. Tupac – Ghost
  4. Metallica – Enter Sandman
  5. Jay-Z – Moment of Clarity
  6. Public Enemy – Can’t Truss It
  7. Hank Williams Jr. – A Country Boy Can Survive
  8. Trick Daddy – Where U From
  9. Tupac – Hell 4 A Hustler
  10. Godsmack – I Stand Alone

The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, Muscle Building Workout Routine

This is a muscle building workout routine used by The Rock, Dwayne Johnson.

  • Day 1 – Shoulders
  • Day 2 – Back
  • Day 3 – Legs
  • Day 4 – Arms
  • Day 5 – Chest

Day 1 – Shoulders

  • Seated Military Press Machine – 3 sets x 21 reps
  • Dumbbell Lateral Raise super set with Dumbbell Front Raise – 3 sets x 8 reps each
  • Rear Delt Cable Raise – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Hammer Stength Shrug – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Four Way Neck Machine – 4 sets x 12 reps

Day 2 – Back

  • Wide Grip Lat Pull Down – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Close Grip Lat Pull Down – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • One Arm Seated Row Machine – 4 sets x 12 reps
  • Back Extension – 4 sets x 15, 15, 12, 12 reps

Day 3 – Legs

  • Leg Press – 4 sets x 25, 20, 18, 16 (Last set is drop set)
  • Smith Machine Lunge – 4 sets x 8 reps per leg
  • Lying Leg Curl – 4 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6 reps
  • Standing Calf Raise – 6 sets x 16 reps (Last set is drop set)

Day 4 – Arms

  • Alternating Dumbbell Curl – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Preacher Machine Curl – 6 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 21, 21 reps (*Last 2 sets are 21s)
  • Cable Tricep Extension – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 20 reps
  • Overhead Cable Extension – 4 sets x 12, 10, 8, 20 reps
  • One Arm Reverse Grip Tricep Extension – 2 sets x 15 reps

*21s are 7 uppwer half partial reps, 7 lower half partial reps and 7 full reps.

Day 5 – Chest

  • Incline Dumbbell Press – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Dumbbell Bench Press – 5 sets x 12, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps
  • Cable Crossover – 4 sets x 12 reps
  • Push Ups – 4 sets x 15 reps (superset with crossovers)

Abs are performed twice a week – weighted Swiss ball crunches, 4 sets x 25 reps.

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