Athlete/Celebrity Workouts

Train Like Vince McMahon (WWE)

The founder of the WWE trains as hard to keep up with the guys who get in the ring.

Train Like Vince McMahon (WWE)
Duration 4 days
Exercises 46
Equipment Yes

 

Vince typically trains four days a week (depending on his work schedule) and trains each body part once a week. He alternates between “Heavy” and “Not-So-Heavy” days for each body part. He trains calves every third day and abs twice a week.

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Day 1

Exercise 1

Barbell Bench Press You'll need: Barbell, Bench How to
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5 sets
10, 8, 6, 3, 2 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 2

Hammer-Strength Incline Press
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3 sets
10, 8, 8 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 3

Pec Deck
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3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 4

Reverse Pec Deck
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3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 5

Barbell Bench Press You'll need: Barbell, Bench How to
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3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 6

Bodyweight Dip You'll need: Dip Station How to
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3 sets
12 reps
-- rest

Exercise 7

Cable Pressdown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, V-Handle Attachment How to
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3 sets
12 reps
-- rest

Exercise 8

Warrior Fit Incline Dumbbell Bench Press You'll need: Bench, Dumbbells How to
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press thumbnail
5 sets
15, 12, 10, 10, 10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 9

Incline Smith Machine Bench Press You'll need: Smith Machine How to
Incline Smith Machine Bench Press thumbnail
4 sets
10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 10

Barbell Bench Press You'll need: Barbell, Bench How to
Barbell Bench Press thumbnail
4 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 11

Lying Dumbbell Raise You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Lying Dumbbell Raise thumbnail
-- sets
-- reps
-- rest

Exercise 12

Overhead Dumbbell Triceps Extension You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Overhead Dumbbell Triceps Extension thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 13

Cable Pressdown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, V-Handle Attachment How to
Cable Pressdown thumbnail
3 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Exercise 14

Dumbbell Kickback You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Dumbbell Kickback thumbnail
3 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Day 2

Exercise 1

Lat Pulldown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar How to
Lat Pulldown thumbnail
4 sets
15, 10, 8, 8 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 2

Barbell Upright Row You'll need: Barbell How to
Barbell Upright Row thumbnail
4 sets
15, 10, 8, 6 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 3

Hammer-Strength
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-- sets
-- reps
-- rest

Exercise 4

Lat Pulldown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar How to
Lat Pulldown thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 5

Seated Cable Row You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, V-Handle Attachment How to
Seated Cable Row thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 6

Barbell Biceps Curl You'll need: Barbell How to
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3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 7

EZ-Bar Preacher Curl You'll need: EZ-Bar, Preacher Bench How to
EZ-Bar Preacher Curl thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 8

Standing Dumbbell Biceps Curl You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Standing Dumbbell Biceps Curl thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 9

General Pullup You'll need: Pullup Bar How to
Pullup thumbnail
4 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 10

Lat Pulldown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar How to
Lat Pulldown thumbnail
4 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 11

One-Arm Bent-Over Row You'll need: Dumbbells How to
One-Arm Bent-Over Row thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 12

Close-Grip Lat Pulldown You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Straight Bar Attachment, Bench How to
Close-Grip Lat Pulldown thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 13

Behind-the-Back Smith Machine Shrug You'll need: Smith Machine How to
Behind-the-Back Smith Machine Shrug thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 14

Standing Dumbbell Biceps Curl You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Standing Dumbbell Biceps Curl thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 15

EZ-Bar Preacher Curl You'll need: EZ-Bar, Preacher Bench How to
EZ-Bar Preacher Curl thumbnail
-- sets
-- reps
-- rest

Exercise 16

Barbell Biceps Curl You'll need: Barbell How to
bicep curl thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Day 3

Exercise 1

Dumbbell Lateral Raise You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Dumbbell Lateral Raise thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 2

Barbell Shoulder Press You'll need: Barbell How to
Barbell Shoulder Press thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 3

Kneeling Rear Flye You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Kneeling Rear Flye thumbnail
3 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Exercise 4

One-Arm Cable Lateral Raise You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, D-Handle Attachment How to
One-Arm Cable Lateral Raise thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 5

Hammer-Strength
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-- sets
-- reps
-- rest

Exercise 6

Barbell Shoulder Press You'll need: Barbell How to
Barbell Shoulder Press thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 7

Barbell Upright Row You'll need: Barbell How to
Barbell Upright Row thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Day 4

Exercise 1

Leg Extension
Leg Extension thumbnail
3 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Exercise 2

Back Squat You'll need: Barbell, Squat Rack How to
Back Squat thumbnail
4 sets
10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 3

Leg Press How to
Leg Press thumbnail
5 sets
8 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 4

Lying Leg Curl
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4 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Exercise 5

Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift with Dumbbells You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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4 sets
15 reps
-- rest

Exercise 6

Seated Leg Curl
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6 sets
15 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 7

Leg Press How to
Leg Press thumbnail
5 sets
10 reps
-- rest
Pyramid up the weight each set.

Exercise 8

Dumbbell Lunge You'll need: Dumbbells How to
Dumbbell Lunge thumbnail
3 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 9

Leg Extension
Leg Extension thumbnail
3 sets
15 reps
-- rest
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