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Train like an action hero : be fit forever
Lundgren, Dolph, 1959-
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Fit forever. English
Skyhorse edition.
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New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014]
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186 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Chemical engineer. Action hero. Director. Karate champion. Internationally renowned tough guy Dolph Lundgren has triumphed on screen and off. Perhaps best known for his powerful physique, Dolph's breakthrough came in Rocky IV, where he played the formidable Soviet boxer Ivan Drago. Now, in his autobiographical training guide, Dolph shares the story of how he became an action icon, as well as his best workouts for building muscle, getting tough, and staying fit for life--no excuses. In Train Like an Action Hero, Dolph reveals how exercise saved his life when he was just a skinny kid, and how gym time and karate training gave him not only a healthy body but the confidence and drive to pursue his goals. He believes that with the right tools and motivation, any guy can change his life through regular exercise. Here, Dolph offers training programs, movie workouts, suggestions for healthy eating, and his unique "Fully Integrated Training" system, designed to fit the demands of a grueling film schedule. Learn from Dolph's thirty years in the industry: train like an action hero, stay fit forever. "--
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"First published in 2011 as Fit Forever by Dolph Lundgren, Bonnier Fakta/Bokförlaget Semic, Stockholm, Sweden"--T.p. verso.
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Are you ready to take your exercise and fitness routine to the next level? Then take a lesson from internationally-renowned action hero Dolph Lundgren, as he shares the personal fitness secrets gained from a lifetime of hard-fought experiences on-camera and off.

Dolph has created a personal philosophy of fitness based on martial arts, yoga, strength training, biochemical research, professional sports, and over 40 starring roles in classic action films. It's a logical, fun, and surprisingly easy path to total fitness--whether you're at the office, with friends, playing sports, or in class. This is the ultimate lifestyle to improve your health and build your physique!

Dolph Lundgren: Be Fit Forever --his autobiographical training guide--features weekly training programs, daily menu planners, guides to equipment and gear, fantastic photos from behind the scenes of Hollywood action movies, and more.

1. Briefing: The reasons you need to get fit
2. Mission: Personal training and health philosophy
3. Weaponry: How to best combine strength exercises, cardiovascular, and flexibility training
4. Special Ops: Stick to your goals even while away traveling
5. Fuel and supplies: The best foods and supplements to build your body
6. Fit forever: Stay in shape for the rest of your life!

With detailed exercise plans and over 100 step-by-step photos, Dolph Lundgren: Be Fit Forever is the kickass guide to building a body that will look great and make you feel even better--forever.

Author Notes

Dolph Lundgren began his career earning a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering, became a Fulbright scholar, military officer and international black belt karate champion, before switching tracks and entering the world of Hollywood as an action hero. His breakthrough came in Rocky IV (1985) where he played the formidable Soviet boxer Ivan Drago opposite Sylvester Stallone, with whom he recently reunited onscreen in the blockbusters The Expendables and The Expendables 2 .