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December 11, 2009

Primal Blueprint Fitness: Park Workout

By Mark Sisson
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Thanks to Mark’s Daily Apple reader Jerry Borrero for sending in this fantastic video of his Primal Blueprint park workout. For more of Jerry check out his kettlebell routine. And click here to view all MDA video posts. Grok on!

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Chris
Chris
6 years 9 months ago

“Badass” indeed! Dang, my bodyweight/hiit workout I did this morning seems a little lightweight compared to this…

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CFS
CFS
6 years 9 months ago

Badass, and whoever edited this video did a fantastic job. Congrats!

Jim
Jim
6 years 9 months ago

Wow. I’m not sure it inspires me, but it impresses me!

Martin Panorama
6 years 9 months ago

Hell Yes, this is some badass training.

I wish I could do this all day.

Joel
Joel
6 years 9 months ago

clapping pullups? My guy…you are insane!…I don’t think i can do half of that stuff.

Anders
Anders
6 years 9 months ago

Dang dude, thats impressive strength right there! Awesome vid!

TomGreenwald
6 years 9 months ago

Human flag – not bad at all.

Great strength and proportional physique with no extra bulk. The power of body-weight exercises.

Keep it primal!!!

Grok
6 years 9 months ago

The “Iron One” Jerry Borrero. Gotta love that tune too! Nice choice.

Stephen
6 years 9 months ago

Nice work and nice video. I’ve just finished two workout cycles that involved weights – Turkish Get-Ups with double Kettlebell front squats and Zercher squats with kettlebell military press. Now it feels like its time to hit the parks again. I think I’ll use some of the movements in the video.

Stephen

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stevew
stevew
6 years 9 months ago

Great video – I try and play around with similar stuff. Can just about go from L-sit to handstand back to L-sit again. Muscle ups are next on my to do list!

BTW I love Justice! DVNO is constantly being played on my mp3!

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Shay
Shay
6 years 9 months ago

Phenomenal site!

Johnny at The Lean Saloon
6 years 9 months ago

Makes me want to climb a tree.
Great video!

unheatedgarage
unheatedgarage
6 years 9 months ago

Wow. Just…wow.

iisierra
iisierra
6 years 9 months ago

Congrats! Great workout!!

IronDisciple
6 years 9 months ago

Its fantastic to see my video up on this fantastic site! Thank you very much for all the compliments, and I’ll pass them along to my nephew Joey, who edited the vid!

Now to think up another video to submit…

frank
frank
6 years 9 months ago

DUDE U ARE SICKKKKKK. Love the music!!!!

Joey
6 years 9 months ago

Thanks for all the compliments guys and Jerry’s deserves all the credit since I would have no video to edit w/o him.

Click my name below to check out weheardthat.com for some other videos ive done and reg posts on indie music and new artists. Grok on!

Aaron Curl
6 years 9 months ago

Yah….thats the stuff right there! You just gave me some great ideas for a park I live just 3 miles from. Going to run barefoot there and get to work! Nice video and I love this web site!

OrangeGirl
6 years 8 months ago

WOW, impressive video! Inspirational!

Mike Shanahan
Mike Shanahan
6 years 8 months ago

Wow, great to see someone who is nearly in the shape of a trained gymnast doing surreal stuff, but… are there any BASIC demo videos of people doing Parkour workouts that a newbie can start on?

This is some elite – blackbelt type stuff, it’d be great to see the 101 edition, any links would be appreciated.

IronDisciple
6 years 7 months ago

Hey Mike, thanks for the compliments!

Believe it or not I never really actively worked on nearly any of the movements shown in the video (with the exception of that weird halfway planche/halfway handstand). The muscle-ups and clap pullups just came after a cycle of heavy weighted pullups, and the flag after a cycle of heavy one arm pressing.

As far as beginner tutorials, check out Beastskills.com for some excellent bodyweight articles. I also liked the parallete training program found on american-gymnast.com, although some of the stuff listed as “beginner” is actually pretty advanced in my opinion.

Mike
Mike
6 years 5 months ago

Hey awesome video! I do park workouts also, here is a small video of some of my exercises.

First video made. I need to work on editing and sound but you get the idea.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2IEREkE8zM

Primal Toad
6 years 4 months ago

This was awesome. It also inspired me to get out on the playground and simply use my imagination to engage in lifting heavy things (my body).

Thanks!

Sara
6 years 3 months ago

This is absolutely amazing! Makes me want to play 🙂

tiranz
tiranz
6 years 3 months ago

how long does it take to perform this kind of routine tip top? U made u core power high enough dude

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