Jean Claude Workout Routine and Diet Plan

A Belgian Actor, Fight Choreographer, Retired Martial Artist & Filmmaker Known for Martial Arts Action Movies

Born on 18th October 1960 in Belgium, Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg, popularly known as Jean Claude Van Damme, is a famous movie star and director known for martial arts action movies.

Keen for learning Martial Arts and starting with Karate since the age of ten, Jean Claude Van Damme has also practiced Kickboxing and Shōtōkan Karate for years and has also studied ballet for five years.

Popular for Martial Arts and other action movies, Jean Claude Van Damme is also famous for his muscular physique. Though not massively muscular like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Dwayne Johnson, but he has gained and maintained a decent muscle size throughout his career with his intense workout routine.

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Jean Claude Workout Routine

Here below is one workout routine of Jean Claude that he has followed. It’s a six-day routine where he follows one workout routine for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and another workout routine on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

The first workout routine consists of five body parts: chest, back, legs, calves, and abs, whereas another workout session includes shoulder, arms, forearms, calves, and abs.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: Chest, Back, Legs, Calves & Abs

Exercise Sets Reps
BB Bench Press 4 8 – 10
Incline BB Bench Press 4 8 – 10
DB Flys 3 8 – 10
Parallel Bar Dips 3 10
DB Pullover 3 12
Chin – Ups 4 8
Chin-Ups (Close Grip) 4 10
T – Bar Rowing 4 12 – 15
Bent Over BB Rowing 4 8 – 12
BB Squats 5 15
BB Front Squats 4 8 – 10
Hack Squats 3 10
Lying Leg Curls 4 10
Leg Curls (Standing) 4 10
Straight Leg BB Deadlifts 3 10
Donkey Calf Raises 4 10
Calf Raises (Standing) 4 10 – 15
Crunches 3 25
Bent Over Twists 10 10
Machine Crunches 3 25
Half Crunches 10 10

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: Shoulders, Arms, Forearms, Calves & Abs

Exercise Sets Reps
BB Behind The Neck Press 5 15
DB Side Lateral Raises 4 8
Bent Over DB Raises 4 8
DB Shrugs  3 10
BB Curls 5 10
Incline DB Curls 4 8
DB Concentration Curls 3 8
Lying DB Triceps Extensions 4 10
Triceps Cable Pushdowns 3 8
1 – Arm DB Triceps Extensions 3 10
BB Wrist Curls 3 10
Reverse Wrist Curls 3 10
Seated Calf Raises 4 10
Reverse Crunches 4 25
Seated Twists 10 10
Vertical Bench Crunches 4 25

Wrapping Up

Unlike other muscular and famous stars, Jean Claude avoids eating meat and doesn’t even go for egg whites. He usually prefers food that’s rich in Omega 3, and it’s not all about fish. It can be from any food source. Also, if you’re a fan of him and wondering what Jean Claude’s workout routine is, we hope this article may help you out with that.

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