The Rock’s Workout Routine Will Make You The Strongest Person Alive

Health & Fitness
Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?
Photo via The Rock/YouTube

It is a matter of scientific certainty that the American military churns out some of the toughest warriors in the history of mankind. The training programs for elite units like the Navy SEALs are enough to liquefy the insides of the average civilian. In the right place, under the right circumstance, the American service member can be the deadliest creature on the planet.

But if you’re looking for that extra layer of muscle for added strength — or just a strong dose of intimidation — we recommend taking a page from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s playbook. Sure, he doesn’t have the same training or instincts of a SEAL, but let’s admit it: When you look up the word “ripped” in the dictionary, Johnson’s portrait is there, eyebrow cocked and ready to flex.

RELATED: A Navy SEAL’s Ultimate Tactical Fitness Workout »

On Tuesday, the brick shithouse posted an intimate four-minute supercut of his regular workout routine to his YouTube channel. Johnson’s been sharing his incredible workout routines with legions of fans for months now, an intimate look at exactly what it takes for the Rock to remain rock solid.

Of course, becoming The Rock doesn’t just require a metric fuck-ton of weights. Consider the diet for his role in “Hercules,” which he shared with in January: “a bunch of egg whites, filet mignon, chicken, fish, oatmeal, broccoli, asparagus, a baked potato, cream of rice, salad and complex carbs. All of this measured and weighed." For 22 weeks. Eating seven times a day.

Why yes, I can smell what the Rock is cooking, and it’s complex carbs.

(Department of Defense)

Actor Mark Wahlberg will be visiting troops overseas to plug Wahlburgers, a fast-casual restaurant chain owned by the actor and his two brothers, Donnie Wahlberg, and chef Paul Wahlberg.

Read More Show Less
From left to right: Naval SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher, Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, and Army Special Forces Maj. Matthew Golsteyn (DoD photos)

The U.S. military will not disintegrate into an undisciplined horde following President Donald Trump's recent intervention in three war crimes cases, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley assured lawmakers on Wednesday.

Milley was testifying before the House Armed Services Committee when he was pressed by Iraq war veteran Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) about the president's actions in the cases of former Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, retired Army Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, and retired Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher.

Read More Show Less

Taliban fighters attempted to fight their way into Bagram Airfield on Wednesday by invading a medical facility just outside of the base's perimeter, a spokesman for Operation Resolute Support said Wednesday.

J.P. Lawrence of Stars and Stripes and Jim LaPorta of Newsweek first reported that the battle lasted for several hours after using car bombs to attack the hospital, which is near the base's northern corner. Helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft were reportedly used to drop ordnance on the hospital.

Read More Show Less
The welcome sign at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (Facebook photo)

An armed suspect was taken into custody at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on Wednesday morning after a brief lockdown period, according to the Texas base's Facebook account.

Though the exact nature of the incident is unclear, base officials wrote that no shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

Read More Show Less
(DoD photo)

Among the dozens of requirements outlined in the latest version of the National Defense Authorization Act is the requirement for the Secretary of Defense to create a public database for privatized housing complaints.

So, that will be... a lot.

Read More Show Less