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John Cena's Sleeve-Busting Arm Routine

The WWE superstar and do-gooder shares the arm workout behind his champion guns.

JOHN CENA'S SLEEVE-BUSTING WWE ARM ROUTINE (WWE)
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Do you think you can keep up with one of the most iconic WWE superstars in history?

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If you think you've got what it takes and are striving for John Cena’s signature arms, here are a few exercises to get the ball rolling. Cena uses a rotation of simple dumbbell techniques combined with bodyweight exercises for his arm workout. This routine mostly works the biceps and triceps with some back mixed in as well, and is only one part of his upper body gym day. Try your hand at this workout and mix it in to your arm routine as you see fit.

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Cena’s Arm Routine

Exercise 1

Single-Arm Dumbbell Overhead Triceps Extension You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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4 sets
8-10 reps
60 sec rest
Perform seated.

Exercise 2

Parallel-Bar Dip
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3 sets
8-10 reps
60 sec rest
For beginners, if necessary, perform with assisted dip machine, and adjust weight accordingly.

Exercise 3

Close-Grip Chinup You'll need: Pullup Bar How to
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4 sets
8-10 reps
60 sec rest

Exercise 4

Standing Alternating Dumbbell Curls You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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4 sets
8-10 reps
60 sec rest
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