CW: Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) Workout

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Henry Cavill MoS

Cavill relied on the ‘tailpipe recovery’ technique to score a super-powerful physique. Here’s how it works.
Perform the following moves in order; use a 16kg dumbbell or kettlebell for weighted moves. Do 25 reps of each. To recover, take eight slow breaths in and out of your nose between exercises.

Goblet squat

Goblet-SquatsFor exclusive workouts from the physical trainer, who built the bodies of both Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and Superman (Henry Cavill), grab the April 2014 issue of Men’s Health.
Stand with your feet just beyond shoulder width and cup the weight with both hands, as shown.
Prepare for take-off. Keep your back naturally arched, push your hips back and lower your body as far as you can. Push up to the start.

Kettlebell swing

Let the bell hang at arm’s length.
Bend your knees, rock back and ‘hike’ it between your legs.
Squeeze your glutes and thrust your hips forwards to swing it to shoulder height.
Momentum will carry it back down.

Squat thrust jump

Stand with your feet just beyond shoulder-width.
Bending at your hips and knees, squat and place your hands on the floor.
Kick your legs back into a press-up position, then immediately reverse the move and jump back up.

Jumping jack

Jumping-JacksStand with your feet together, arms hanging.
Simultaneously raise your arms above your head and quickly kick your legs out to the sides.
Without pausing, reverse the movement.