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Spartacus

http://www.starz.com/SiteCollectionImages/Spartacus2009/downloads/MH_Spartacus_Workout.pdf 

Above is the link to the PDF file containing the description of the Spartacus Challenge. It was created by Men’s Health for the actors in the television series, Spartacus.
 
This is a good workout for anybody at any level, and can be fun in a group.  A bit of warning though – take it easy on the side lunges and the lunge rotations. I witnessed a dozen people, including myself, have a hard time sitting down for a few days afterwards. You should be fine if you try this again the following week or so, but just ease into those two exercises. You will be surprised how you are unprepared for those movements.
 
I will put a couple links below showing the actors doing it, which is good motivation. Feel free to picture yourself carrying a sword when you are actually doing the workout!
 
http://www.menshealth.com/spartacus/
http://spartacus.ausxip.com/2009/12/menshealth-spartacus-workout-video.html 
 
 
 
This website is for recreational use only. Kemme Fitness is merely the title of the blog run by Pete Kemme. Pete Kemme is not a licensed physical therapist or physician and has no certifications related to fitness. See either a physician or physical therapist prior to doing any exercise. None of the material on this blog is a recommendation. Pete Kemme is simply sharing what he does and has learned about fitness. If you perform any of the exercises listed on this blog, you are doing so at your own risk.
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