Daniel Craig Bond Workout

Learn the tips and tricks that helped get Daniel Craig got in incredible shape for James Bond.

Daniel Craig sports a great physique while on screen playing James Bond, this is thanks to the massive amounts of hard work and dedication months before production ever began. Learn how he defied his age, and was able to pack on pounds of muscle while keeping body fat to a minimum, making him the most ripped James Bond to ever hit the screen.

Daniel Craig’s mission as James Bond.

At 43, the actor felt that he is a bit older now, and had to be prepared to handle the tremendous physical demands presented by the James Bond role. It wasn’t just Daniel that felt the need to bulk up and put on serious muscle for the movie. The pressure was really put on when the director requested Craig to put on about 15 to 20 pounds prior to filming.

The great thing is Craig has been muscled up before. Hence, it will be a lot faster for him to achieve the muscle mass that is expected from him. Building muscle is never easy though, and at 43, he had to make a few changes to start training a little smarter, and that’s exactly what he did.

 Daniel Craig Workout Routine

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 Daniel Craig Workout Monday & Friday Routine – Circuit Training

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Clean and press 3 8 to 10
2 Weighted knee raise 3 8 to 10  
3 Weighted step-ups 3 10 to 12  
4 Pull ups 3 10 to 12  
5 Incline push up 3 25  
6 Triceps dips 3 25  

*3 sets denotes 3 full circuits

 Daniel Craig Workout Tuesday Routine – Chest & Back

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Incline bench press 4 10  
2 Pull ups 4 10  
3 Incline push up 4 10  
4 Incline dumbbell flys 4 10  

 Daniel Craig Workout Wednesday Routine – Legs

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Squat 4 10  
2 Straight-leg dead-lifts 4 10  
3 Hamstring Curl 4 10  
4 Weighted Lunge 4 10  

 Daniel Craig Workout Thursday Routine – Shoulders & Arms

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Incline Biceps Curls 4 10  
2 Triceps Dips 4 10  
3 Lateral Raises 4 10  
4 Shoulder Press 4 10  

 Daniel Craig Workout Saturday Routine – Cardio

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Treadmill 1 20 mins  
2 Bicycle 1 20 mins  
3 Elliptical 1 20 mins  

Daniel Craig Diet Plan

Diet plays an important role in gaining weight, and Daniel makes sure he is getting enough fuel for recovery by having 5 meals in a day.

Sample Diet for Daniel Craig;

  • Breakfast: A bowl of porridge or 2 poached eggs on brown bread/toast.
  • Snack 1 -A protein shake with some nuts or fruit.
  • Lunch- Lean meat or fish with salad & small amount brown rice or a baked potato.
  • Snack 2 – A protein shake with nuts or yogurt.
  • Dinner –  Lean meat or fish with dark green leafy vegetables like broccoli or spinach

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