ByKerry Cepero, writer at Creators.co
Do or do not, there is no try..
Kerry Cepero

You got to give it to them! Action movie stars have always been in great shape. I mean, you can't save the world with a spare tire around your gut. Sorry, but the truth is the truth. Go fight one round in an MMA cage and then tell me if you're ready to go six rounds with a horde of Zombies, or take on an elite band of mercenaries by yourself. Acting can only get you so far when you're trying to shoot a movie where cardio and intense body movements make the role.

Acting chops is one thing, but the body needed to make a believable action hero is a whole other thing. So, let us pay homage to the training discipline of these action heroes and revel in their success, and who knows-maybe you'll be inspired to get into "action" in the gym!


TERRY CREWS

Terry "killin" it!
Terry "killin" it!

What better way to get started than with this man! Terry Crews has always been renowned for the shape he has always been in. Whether it's flexing his biceps while shooting down the bad guys or just making his pecs dance, Terry is beast! Here he gives us some tips on how to get it done.

It's the GUN SHOW!
It's the GUN SHOW!

Sylvester Stallone

Rambo!
Rambo!

You know any discussion like this has to include SLY! The legend of action movies can teach us a thing or two about getting in shape. Heck, he's in better shape in his sixties than some guys in their twenties. Let's see how he gets it done!


Still got it!
Still got it!

Dwayne Johnson

Laying the smacketh down!
Laying the smacketh down!

The Rock is a strong presence whenever he's onscreen. His size, strength, and muscular definition makes the "Brahma Bull" one hell of an action hero. Let's see how he builds the biceps that smacks the snot out of the bad guys!

The Rock...always!
The Rock...always!

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Greatest of all time!
The Greatest of all time!

What better way to end this piece than with the man considered by many as not only the greatest bodybuilder of all time, but also the greatest action movie star as well. That's right! Doubt me? Just listen to his words of wisdom!

So there you have it folks! The best in the action movie biz talking about what it takes to build the sort of body to save the world! Now, get out to the gym and build what it takes to look like an action hero too!

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