Hong Kong-based American martial artiste and actor Bruce Lee needs no introduction. To date, Lee is considered the most influential martial artistes of all time. People across the world regard him as an icon of martial arts and fitness.
Are you a fitness freak with a keenness for martial arts? If yes, you would certainly love to know more about his training plan.
Recently, a picture of his tough training plan at the gym dated May 27, 1965, has surfaced.
As per the training schedule, the list of exercises for Lee included Squats, French Press, Incline Curl, Con Curl, Push Up, Two Hand Curl, Tricep Stretch, Dumbell Circle, Reverse Curl, Wrist Curl, Sit Up and Calf Raise.
As mentioned in the training regimen, Lee used to perform three sets of Squats with 95 lbs for 10 times. The martial art icon also performed four sets of French Press 1 with 64 lbs for six times. Similarly, he performed, four sets of Incline Curl with 35 lbs for six times, four sets of French press 2 with 64 lbs for six times.
Below is the detailed list of Lee’s intense training regimen.
Bruce Lee early Training plan in 1965. pic.twitter.com/H1uLj49NFK— World Of History (@UmarBzv) May 17, 2023
Meanwhile, several users went on to express their surprise at the tough workout plan of Bruce Lee.
One user wrote, “Looks like he was building for speed and endurance from the amount of weight and repetitions. Too much muscle would’ve slowed him down I guess.” (sic)
“Jesus this guy was in perfect shape!” wrote another. (sic)
“I'll have to try this once, that's intense,” wrote a third user. (sic)
Lee was 32 when he died on July 20, 1973. Even after his death, Lee continues to be a prominent influence on modern combat sports, including judo, karate, mixed martial arts, and boxing.