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Get Jon Snow Level Fit With the Game of Thrones Workout

All hail the King of the NordicTrack!

Everyone loves Jon Snow! He's the one character that we can all agree to root for, no matter how much we like/dislike the other characters. Plus, thanks to his intense workout regimen, he's also quite nice to look at.

Kit Harington has always been slim and fit, but his Game of Thrones Workout helped him to develop the shredded body that we see on our TV screens. Here is his workout.


The workout starts with a light warm-up, performing Knee Hugs, Lunge Stretches, and Threading the Needle. These movements help to loosen up the back, hips, and knees, as well as the muscles of the upper body, core, and lower body. Just a minute or two of each exercise is enough to get ready to rock!

The Workout

The workout consists of the four following exercises:

1. Weighted Push-Up Rows

Prepare to work your upper body like a boss! This exercise combines three movements: a Push-Up, a Plank, and a Dumbbell Row. Start in a Plank Position, with your hands resting on a dumbbell. Do a Push-Up, then row the weight in your right hand then your left up to your chest. Repeat for 10 to 15 reps. Not only will it shred your chest, shoulders, and triceps, but it will hit your core, back, and biceps as well.

2. Pendulum Lunges

This is a combination of a regular (forward) Lunge and a Rear Lunge. Essentially, you lunge forward once, return to your starting position, then lunge backward with the other foot. Alternate legs in order to get a more balanced workout. The beauty of this movement is that it works the hamstrings and glutes as well as the quads. This leads to a stronger lower body with well-developed musculature, rather than placing all the focus on your thigh muscles (the "glamor" muscles of the legs).

3. Curl and Press

This movement works your biceps, shoulders, traps, and triceps, making it the perfect movement to help you sculpt your arms. Start with dumbbells by your side, and perform an outward curl (palms facing out rather than forward). At the top of the curl, twist your elbows and hands and press the weight upward and over your head for a Shoulder Press. Return to your original press position, then slowly lower the weight in a Reverse Curl. That's one rep!

4. Lateral Dumbbell Lunge

Yet another great workout for your lower body! By lunging laterally (right or left) instead of forward or backward, this movement works your hip muscles. These muscles are often neglected, but are so important for a strong core and lower body. Adding weight to the lunges makes it all the harder!

Perform each of these exercises in quick succession, without taking a break. Only once you finish the circuit will you take a 60-second rest. Repeat the circuit 3-5 times for maximum results.

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