A Zombie Apocalypse Survival Workout

This past Sunday saw the airing of the latest season premiere of AMC’s hit TV series, The Walking Dead. Here is a fun zombie-themed workout to test your readiness for a zombie apocalypse. Keep in mind that this is just a single workout. If you want to get fit for whatever life throws at you, you should undertake a comprehensive fitness program that builds strength, power, flexibility/mobility, balance, agility, and endurance. Enjoy the workout!

Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog

I am a big fan of the AMC show The Walking Dead. In fact, while I am not an aficionado of all things zombie, I really enjoy fiction that pertains to a zombie apocalypse. It isn’t so much the zombies themselves that I find fascinating (although I love/fear zombies), but rather it is the way that zombie fiction examines the way that people might react if civilization were to suddenly break down. It is easy to look at the breakdown of society as it is portrayed in zombie fiction and extrapolate how that fictional breakdown might compare to what might be seen in any number of possible doomsday scenarios (e.g., global pandemic, worldwide financial crash, mega-tsunami, etc.).

So how can we have a little fitness fun with a zombie theme? Well, how about a workout focused on the physical fitness necessary to survive a zombie apocalypse? Physical fitness will…

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