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Ben Affleck Batman Workout: Muscle-Building

By Chris Davis

Experience
Advanced (3+ years)
Time
95 minutes/day | 6 days/week
Good for
Build Muscle, Fat Loss, Gain Strength, Tone Body
Equipment
Barbell, Bodyweight, Box, Dips Bar, Dumbbell, Other, Pull up bar, Rowing Machine,
Statistics
Average Cardio Intensity
40%
Average Exertion
70%
Description
Source: www.popworkouts.com

The Ben Affleck Batman workout uses muscle building exercises to get ripped. To sell the superhero role, Ben Affleck knew he would need to get bigger. Batman’s director, Zack Snyder, had a plan for helping him do just that. Snyder didn’t want him to get too big. Ben Affleck tapped personal trainers Walter Norton Jr. and Jamie Damon (Matt Damon’s cousin), to help him get in Batman shape.

Getting ripped, with a lot of muscle building exercises, helped Affleck sell his Batman role. The Batman suit also helps Ben Affleck look muscular. Still, Affleck wanted a powerful physique underneath that bat suit. He knew building muscle would be the key to proving himself worthy of the role.


So, Ben Affleck worked with personal trainer Walter Norton, Jr. In Batman v Superman, Affleck knew he would be going up against Henry Cavill. Their physiques were going to be compared. Henry Cavill in Man of Steel and also Gerard Butler in 300 both worked with Mark Twight to in shape for their movies. In the 2016 version of Batman, Ben Affleck got ripped with these muscle building workouts. Affleck transformed into a superhero with these tough workouts.

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Upper Body

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Barbell Bench Press demonstrationPlay Barbell Bench Press demonstration
4 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
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Standing Barbell Press Behind Neck demonstrationPlay Standing Barbell Press Behind Neck demonstration
4 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Seated Dumbbell Arnold Press
1 set, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press
4 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Circuit
Pull-up demonstrationPlay Pull-up demonstration
3 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
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Tricep Dips
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Circuit
Barbell Biceps Curl demonstrationPlay Barbell Biceps Curl demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Hammer Curls demonstrationPlay Hammer Curls demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Wall Squat demonstrationPlay Wall Squat demonstration
2 sets, 10 reps, (rest 30s)
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Sit Squats demonstrationPlay Sit Squats demonstration
2 sets, 10 reps, (rest 30s)
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Bodyweight Walking Lunge demonstrationPlay Bodyweight Walking Lunge demonstration
2 sets, 10 reps, (rest 60s)
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Barbell Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Deadlift demonstration
4 sets, 4 reps, (rest 120s)
@ 70% 1RM
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Barbell Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Deadlift demonstration
3 sets, 3 reps, (rest 120s)
@ 80% 1RM
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Barbell Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Deadlift demonstration
4 sets, 2 reps, (rest 120s)
@ 90% 1RM
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Supported Single Arm Dumbbell Bent-over Row
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 30s)
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Upright Barbell Row
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 30s)
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Box Jump demonstrationPlay Box Jump demonstration
3 sets, 15 reps, (rest 30s)
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Rowing, Stationary demonstrationPlay Rowing, Stationary demonstration
6 sets, 2s, (rest 60s)
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Lower Body

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Wall Squat demonstrationPlay Wall Squat demonstration
3 sets, 5 reps, (rest 30s)
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Goblet Squat demonstrationPlay Goblet Squat demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Dumbbell Lunges demonstrationPlay Dumbbell Lunges demonstration
3 sets, 20 meters, (rest 30s)
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Barbell Lunge demonstrationPlay Barbell Lunge demonstration
3 sets, 20 reps, (rest 30s)
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
3 sets, 8 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 60% 1RM
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
3 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 75% 1RM
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
2 sets, 3 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 80-85% 1RM
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Box Step Squat
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Box Jump demonstrationPlay Box Jump demonstration
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Bodyweight Jump Squat demonstrationPlay Bodyweight Jump Squat demonstration
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Kettlebell Swing demonstrationPlay Kettlebell Swing demonstration
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 30s)
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Sit Up demonstrationPlay Sit Up demonstration
12. Sit Up
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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V-up demonstrationPlay V-up demonstration
13. V-up
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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Reverse Crunch demonstrationPlay Reverse Crunch demonstration
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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Upper Body

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Ben Affleck would finish strong, during each Batman workout. He would do so by holding himself in pushup position for as long as he can. With arms extended, he was challenged by his trainer to hold himself there, for as long as he could.

Barbell Bench Press demonstrationPlay Barbell Bench Press demonstration
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Barbell Push Press demonstrationPlay Barbell Push Press demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Arnold Press demonstrationPlay Arnold Press demonstration
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Circuit
Man Maker demonstrationPlay Man Maker demonstration
3 sets, 12 - 15 reps, (rest 60s)
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Dips demonstrationPlay Dips demonstration
4B. Dips
3 sets, 12 - 15 reps, (rest 60s)
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Circuit
Front Two-Dumbbell Raise
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Dumbbell Lateral Raise
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Rear Delt Raise demonstrationPlay Rear Delt Raise demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Circuit
Barbell Biceps Curl demonstrationPlay Barbell Biceps Curl demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Hammer Curls demonstrationPlay Hammer Curls demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Low Push-Up Hold demonstrationPlay Low Push-Up Hold demonstration
1 set, AMAPs, (rest 60s)
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Back Barbell

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Circuit
Barbell Deadlift demonstrationPlay Barbell Deadlift demonstration
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
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Clean and Press demonstrationPlay Clean and Press demonstration
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
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Crossed-Arm Barbell Front Squat
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
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Barbell Push Press demonstrationPlay Barbell Push Press demonstration
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
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Bent Over Barbell Row demonstrationPlay Bent Over Barbell Row demonstration
5 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
3 sets, 20 reps, (rest 60s)
Light Weight
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Circuit
Crossed-Arm Barbell Front Squat
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Barbell Push Press demonstrationPlay Barbell Push Press demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Rowing, Stationary demonstrationPlay Rowing, Stationary demonstration
8 sets, 60s, (rest 60s)
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Lower Body

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Wall Squat demonstrationPlay Wall Squat demonstration
3 sets, 5 reps, (rest 30s)
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Goblet Squat demonstrationPlay Goblet Squat demonstration
3 sets, 12 reps, (rest 60s)
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Lunge demonstrationPlay Lunge demonstration
3 sets, 20 meters, (rest 30s)
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Barbell Lunge demonstrationPlay Barbell Lunge demonstration
3 sets, 20 reps, (rest 30s)
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
3 sets, 8 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 60% 1RM
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
3 sets, 5 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 75% 1RM
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Barbell Squat demonstrationPlay Barbell Squat demonstration
2 sets, 3 reps, (rest 60s)
@ 80-85% 1RM
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Stepup demonstrationPlay Stepup demonstration
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Box Jump demonstrationPlay Box Jump demonstration
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Bodyweight Jump Squat demonstrationPlay Bodyweight Jump Squat demonstration
3 sets, 30s, (rest 30s)
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Kettlebell Swing demonstrationPlay Kettlebell Swing demonstration
3 sets, 8 - 12 reps, (rest 30s)
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Sit Up demonstrationPlay Sit Up demonstration
12. Sit Up
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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V-up demonstrationPlay V-up demonstration
13. V-up
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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Reverse Crunch demonstrationPlay Reverse Crunch demonstration
1 set, 60 reps, (rest 60s)
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Date Created: 12/10/2019, UTC


Last Updated: 5/30/2021, UTC

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