Jamie Foxx, Zendaya and Jason Statham are three US celebrities who prefer body weight workouts over weightlifting at the gym. Photos: AFP, AP, @jasonstatham/Instagram
Jamie Foxx, Zendaya and Jason Statham are three US celebrities who prefer body weight workouts over weightlifting at the gym. Photos: AFP, AP, @jasonstatham/Instagram

9 celebrities who ditched the gym for body weight workouts, from Dune actress Zendaya and Jamie Foxx, to NFL Hall-of-Famer Tom Brady and NBA star Russell Westbrook

  • Jason Statham chose body weight exercises over hot fitness trends in order to prioritise agility over ‘brute strength’, while Bruce Lee was a callisthenics pioneer
  • The Los Angeles Lakers’ Westbrook starts the day with push-ups, hip-hop artist Eve does crunches and squats, and the only equipment Brady uses is resistance bands

Jamie Foxx, Zendaya and Jason Statham are three US celebrities who prefer body weight workouts over weightlifting at the gym. Photos: AFP, AP, @jasonstatham/Instagram
Jamie Foxx, Zendaya and Jason Statham are three US celebrities who prefer body weight workouts over weightlifting at the gym. Photos: AFP, AP, @jasonstatham/Instagram
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