26 Oct Charles Bronson claims to complete up to dips a day Photo: Charles In he published ‘Solitary Fitness’, telling of his superhuman. 30 Apr Solitary Fitness by Charles Bronson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 5 Aug The Prisoner Workout: Killer Bodyweight Exercises for Small Spaces criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has According to the book he wrote in prison, Solitary Fitness, Bronson.

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The list of exercises is therefore frankly overwhelming, needlessly time comsuming, and thus most irrelevant depending on what you want to achieve just pick and choose! There is only one kind of person that can run a program that isn’t three times a week, or every other day, but every time you poop. Stop and think, get fit and strong! There is something about these people who spend their lives pushing the limits of their physical abilities that lends them to having spiritual awakenings see also: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

You can do them anywhere. You don’t need to go to a gym to keep fit, strenght exercises are enough and you can do them at home if you want to be lean, that is! I don’t know much about the guy, but there are people out there who have studied anatomy, hypertrophy response to exercise, gymnastics, etc, and are experts in their field of study. However, with a little tweaking of each exercise, you can create over 50 different exercises from just these six basic movements.

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Homemade Muscle Anthony Arvanitakis. The squat is one of the most basic yet effective athletic movements. If you havn’t seen it yet watch the movie “Bronson:. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Secondlyfitness books are something I promised myself never to brohson, but I guess Bronson has that effect on people.


I have heard good things about such an approach, but I’m too scared to give up my current workout routine to try these techniques, so I should probably at least give it a shot before kno This is without a doubt the most entertaining and arguably the most practical fitness book I have ever read.

Bronson in an English tabloid earlier this week. The Liar Steve Cavanagh.

I genuinely found his to the point no BS attitude hilarious too. And he’s right about you not having to pay for anything expect for the book, which ironically costs eight poundsas he didn’t have firness excess equipment inside his cell.

The goal is to work your way up so that you can complete reps in an hour. Great insight into the mind of a man who spent almost all of his adult life behind bars. He used weights I believe but mostly boxing and traditional exercises like push ups and rope climbing. He calls for fans to not “waste money on gym fees, protein drinks or muggy steroids,” instead recommending people improvise with the environment around them.

The Prisoner Workout: Killer Bodyweight Exercises for Small Spaces

Never the less it does contain some actual pretty good information on nutrition and why it’s important to keep fit etc. Draw the cards and perform slitary corresponding exercise and reps until all the cards have been drawn. So why do people let themselves go?

The goal is to complete this circuit as fast as you can. A pistol squat is a one-legged full squat. Pictures drawn by Bronson as well as diagrams are littered throughout this book, as well as explanations of all the exercises. A comprehensive guide to staying healthy cheaply in a small space. You can do the prisoner workout anywhere…bedroom, office, hotel room, or solitary confinement. If you can find a free copy somewhere online I’d say go for it. I received this book for Christmas and devoured it!!

During these decades behind bars, and often confined to isolation, Bronson has become a fitness fanatic, creating workout programs that require only his bodyweight and a few odd objects.

It’s actually a more unfortunate aspect of reading Solitary Fitness, as many of Charlie’s exercises are unique and his descriptions of them feel overly brie This book is filled with great anecdotes about fitness and deep insights that will definitely improve your workout routines.


Believe it or not the best fitness books I’ve read have been written by inmates. To ask other readers questions about Solitary Fitnessplease sign up. Bronson constantly drives the message of not needing fancy gyms and protein shakes, which is good, but then carries it over into some kind of pissing contest bragging about his achievements, its just the way he writes about it.

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Solitary Fitness

You give up easily. As an actual fitness book it’s not amazing, but it’s interesting to get a glimpse into charles Bronson’s mind. Due to his incarceration, Charlie has found ways to turn anything he can get his hands on into gym equipment.

Read this to know countless exercises for every body part it even contains penis enlargement and erection strengthening exercises, colon cleaning, nose cleaning that you never knew existed. The Anatomy of Motive Douglas.

You may remember Rocky doing these babies during his epic training montage. Black Klansman Ron Stallworth. Most of what he is doing and has done for decades is fairly well established. Fighting Fit Adrian Weale.

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There’s good and useful advices on diet, and he has overall a solid understanding of human anatomy. And, I, for one, am lazy and the only way to get motivated to actually get off my ass is to know that I won’t be working hard for more than minutes. Rotate to the other side. See the BWF Wiki for more programs. Helter Skelter Vincent Bugliosi.