11 Insane Fitness Tips We Learned Watching Survivor
1. 1. The LOL Rock Hard Body Firmer
Reed Kelly chisels his bod as he demonstrates this extreme giggle regimen of squeezing a rock in one hand while laughing away the flab.
2. 2. The Bromance Hug-Flex and Shoulder Pat
Grab a bro, embrace him with a brief powerful squeeze, pat his shoulder 1-4 times, dismount. Wes Nale demonstrates this stellar move on San Juan del Sur.
Try it at Home: Create a Bro by stuffing a shirt and trousers with pillows, duct tape your bro to a tall lamp and follow the directions above.
3. 3. The Blindfolded Human GPS Thigh Blaster
In Season 28 Lindsey Ogle and Tony Vlachos demonstrate how to strengthen glutes with extreme squats as they blindly kneel and rise to decipher their location.
4. 4. The Big Stick Grip; Plant Grab Lunge
John Rocker shows us how he achieves maximum arm and thigh muscle ripple with this simultaneous grip, lunge and grip again.
Try it at Home: Replace the jungle with your kitchen. Grip a broomstick, open refrigerator, lunge forward, grab a food item, drop it. Switch hands, repeat.
5. 5. Lord of the Ring; Ripped Edition
Chelsea of Survivor: One World is master of her curves while conjuring up total tone by manipulating all muscle groups with this extreme roundie grip.
6. 6. Bicep Building Mud Packing Removal Routine
Cagayan survivalists say hello to a double-whammy workout as they immerse themselves in mud and sprint forth before downloading the filth in a bucket.
Try it at Home: Do a low-impact version of this exercise by applying a 15 minute mud-pack facial, then wash it off in the sink.
7. 7. Big Water Splash Full Body Toner
In the season 29 finale Tony Vlachos flexes his way toward ultimate victory as he buckles down to work all major muscle groups in this sea-going kneel-n-grab power position.
8. 8. The Solo Ping Pong Shoulder and Back Bulker
In the "Method to this Madness" episode, Julie McGee feels the burn with this one-on-you balancing trick that sets your trapezius on fire and will give your back a six-pack.
9. 9. The Dirt Fishing Dexterity Booster
Jon Misch improves his overall balance while accentuating mental acuity and hand-eye coordination.
10. 10. The Concrete Lift and Stomach Crunch
During the Survivor 29 premiere, contestants achieve killer abs and a head-to-toe workout doing this massive muscle building session of concrete slab lifts.
Try it at Home: Sit in chair, place hands on sides, lift chair above head while remaining seated.
11. 11. Log Lugging Love
Survivor: Africa champ Ethan Zohn balances a monstrous chunk of driftwood that works his shoulder and amps his core.