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The Assassin’s Creed Workout

The Assassin’s Creed franchise will hit the big screen in December with 300 and X-Men star Michael Fassbender taking on the lead role of protagonist Callum Lynch. 

 

If you want the powers to leap from building to building, daze opponents with lightning quick hands and dangle from the top of lookout towers, then the Assassins Creed Workout will get you there. 

The HIIT style workout will improve your fitness through a mixture of explosive power drills, co-ordination movements and core stability exercises. 

Exercise A – complete for 20 seconds, rest 10 seconds.

Exercise B – complete for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds.

Warm-up 

Standing Hamstring Stretch – 30 seconds
Boxer Shuffle – 60 seconds
Standing Knee-to-Elbow – 60 seconds 

Main Routine 

Pair 1

A – High Knees
B – Jackknife Crunches

Pair 2

A – Thigh Slap Jumps
B –  Crucifix Push-ups 

Pair 3

A – Single Leg Burpees
B – Side Hip Raises

(Switch side on second set)

Pair 4

A – Jumping Lunges
B –  Staggered Clapping Plyometric Push-ups 

Pair 5

A – Mountain Climbers
B –  Side-to-Side Back Bows

Pair 6

A – Squat Jacks
B – Plank Jacks

(Repeat main routine again)

Cool-down

Sitting Hamstring Stretch – 30 seconds
Butterfly Stretch – 30 seconds
Cobra – 30 seconds
Child’s Pose – 30 seconds

Remember, this is an intense workout stressing all major muscle groups. It is comprised of both compound and explosive movements with dynamic core-stabilisation exercises. As always, form is paramount and speed is secondary.

By Mens Health Staff

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