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Matt Barr’s ‘Valor’ Bodyweight Workout to Build Muscle and Strength

Get military-strong and build muscle with nothing but your own body weight.

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Matt Barr
Jordan Nuttall / © 2017 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Matt Barr
Jordan Nuttall / © 2017 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Matt Barr is the star of the CW’s new military drama, Valor, where he plays a black-ops helicopter pilot.

Rather than hiring a trainer or latching on to the latest fad for his traing, Barr performs what he calls his Rocky Balboa workout several times per week. He simply goes to a park and does pullups, dips, and burpees—a fully bodyweight workout

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“The greatest equipment God ever gave us was gravity,” says Barr, who makes the most of it with his bodyweight conditioning regimen.

On the nutrition side, to stay ripped, Barr eats a diet with lots of protein, plus plenty of vegetables and starches.

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Matt Barr's Bodyweight Workout

Exercise
Equipment
Sets
Reps
Rest
Exercise 1 of 6

General Pullup

Equipment
Pullup Bar
Sets
4
Reps
10
Rest
60 sec
Exercise 2 of 6

General Pushup

Equipment
No Equipment
Sets
4
Reps
10
Rest
60 sec
Exercise 3 of 6

Bodyweight Dip

Equipment
Dip Station
Sets
4
Reps
10
Rest
60 sec
Exercise 5 of 6

Jump Rope

Equipment
Jump Rope
Sets
4
Reps
20 sec
Rest
60 sec
Exercise 6 of 6

Sprint

Equipment
Sets
--
Reps
20 x 40 yds
Rest
60 sec
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