BFH Workout #30: Carl Weathers

BFH #30: Carl Weathers


Carl Weathers is an American actor and former professional football player, born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known for his role as Apollo Creed in the "Rocky" film series. Weathers played college football at San Diego State University and then went on to have a brief career in the NFL before transitioning to acting. Besides his iconic role in "Rocky," he has appeared in various other films and television shows, including "Predator," "Action Jackson," and "Arrested Development."

 The Apollo Creed Workout

20 Minute AMRAP

50 Dumbbell Jab/Cross

100 Jump Ropes

20 Sit Up to Jab/Cross

50 Push Ups

100 Jumping Jacks



Exercise List

Dumbbell Jab/Cross

Start in a boxing stance with a dumbbell in each hand. Throw a jab then a cross.

Jump Ropes

Jump rope with the rope passing under your feet once each jump.

Sit Up to Jab/Cross

Start in a sit up position. Perform the sit up and throw a jab/cross combo at the top of the exercise.


Push Ups

Start in a prone position with your hands chest width apart and your wrist under your elbows. Lower your body to the ground and push yourself back to the starting position.

Jumping Jacks

Start by standing with your feet together. In one motion, jump your feet out to the side and raise your arms above your head. Immediately reverse the motion by jumping back to the starting position. Increase speed as you feel comfortable.