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Fitness & Health

02nd Jun 2015

Video: The Punisher stars in this brilliant Marvel Comics-inspired prison workout

Ben Kenyon

This is probably the best workout video we’ve ever seen.

Why? Well, for one it has an actual Hollywood-esque storyline, and secondly it stars Marvel Comics hero The Punisher.

The gritty filmic monologue tells us how the Marvel anti-hero has been thrown in the slammer by crooked cops with ties to The Mob.

So, being a massive badass, The Punisher obviously starts grinding through a prison workout to while away his time behind bars.

There are no dumbbells in his cell, but that doesn’t stop him from getting hench…while plotting his revenge.

Dramatic music, mock fight scenes, visceral cinematography…things have really moved on since the days of Mr Motivator and his VHS workouts.

More of this please:

Just in case you get banged up in the near future, or you just want to try it while locked in a bathroom, here’s the workout from the Buff Dudes in full:

Jumping Split Squats – 4 sets x 20 reps

Burpees – 3 sets x 15 reps (super-set with mountain climbers)

Mountain Climbers – 3 sets x 30 seconds

One Arm Push-Up – 3 sets x 5 reps (each side) (super set with diamond PU)

Diamond Push-Up – 3 sets x 12 reps

Handstand Press-Up – 3 sets x 8 reps

L-Sit – 3 sets x 10 – 15 seconds

*Rest 30-60 seconds between sets