The 300 Workout
When the move 300 by Zach Snyder dropped in 2005, it blew everyone's minds. The plot itself was interesting, but the visuals - as per the usual with a Snyder film - were jaw dropping - and the actors themselves were impressive. Instead of relying on CGI or fancy suits - almost all of the actors and extras got legitimately jacked/sauced/juiced out of their minds and looked phenomenal - even before Snyder added any more of his trademark visuals.
As a result - 300 the movie spawned an entire generation fo workout fitness fans pining to get jacked the way the Spartans did.
Well, there's good news - the workout plan exists and you can follow it yourself.
Here's everything you wanted to know about the 300 workout.
The 300 workout as it's mostly known on the internet consists of the following done back to back to back as fast as possible. It's called "300" because there are 300 total repetitions completed.
The 300 workout plan is more nuanced though. The Spartan actors + extras didn't just do this. They followed a strictly programmed routine created by Mark Twight. Despite lots of internet people saying that the above workout is the definitive piece - the actual 300 training program in it's original form was released by Mark Twight at Non Prophet Media in 2020.
At one point Mark released this program here (https://www.nonprophet.media/300-training), but that link is no longer valid as they have taken it down. This is the best place to find it now.
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