Saturday, January 19, 2008

Wrestlemania Training with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

The day Dwayne Johnson left his ring persona as The Rock, to become a second tier movie star was a had day for a lot of wrestling fans. Also hurt by the departure was WWE president Vince McMahon as his company has not been the same since. At his peak the former Miami Hurricane was fighting for championship belts on the greatest stage, Wrestlemania, and here is The Rock describing his workout routine for his match against Brock Lesnar:

Workout Summary:

Plyometrics Routine
-rope running that is basically the same as tire running in football
-hurdle jumping
-running stairs
-shuttle drill, which is side to side running similar to suicides in basketball
-box jumps

Strength training
-clean & jerk Olympic lift
-grip strength, hand pull ups

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