Do you need motivation to start your next workout? How about aspiring to the greatness of some of these incredible and legitimate celebrities with impressive fitness resumes:
Danny ended up serving 11 years for drug and robbery charges, and while doing his time, he was the Pennsylvania State Prison boxing champion in both the lightweight and welterweight divisions. Definitely not someone you’d want to mess with!
Recognize him from Rocky (as the imposing Russian boxer Ivan Drago)? Dolph Lundgren holds a rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin Karate and was European champion in 1980 and 1981. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard for Jamaican singer Grace Jones and began a relationship with her. They moved together to New York City, where after a short stint as a model and bouncer at the Manhattan nightclub The Limelight, Jones got him a small debut role in the James Bond film A View to a Kill as a KGB henchman. To this day, Lundgren continues to be an influence in the world of fitness and bodybuilding.
Actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, poet, author, film director, film producer, screenwriter, founder of Jeet Kune Do. He started training in Wing Chun, but later rejected established martial art styles, favoring the use of techniques from various sources, in the spirit of his personal martial arts philosophy.
Former olympic diver and athlete, He practiced perfecting his diving techniques every day – in particular, he finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992 during his twelve years as a member of Britain’s National Diving Squad. He’s also very good behind the wheel, and does most of his stunts himself.
Jean Claude Van Damme
Karate champion, Muy Thai, Kickboxing, Tae Kwon Do. Van Damme’s martial arts record consists mostly of light and semi-contact matches. He started studying martial arts at the age of ten, then Van Damme achieved national success in Belgium as a bodybuilder, earning the “Mr. Belgium” bodybuilding title. From 1976 to 1982, Van Damme fought in 19 full-contact matches, and compiled a record of 18 wins, 18 knockouts and 1 defeat.
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