The Hardcore Workout Routine of LeBron James: Here is How the King Takes Care of His Body

January 5, 2020 11:24 am

At 35, LeBron James still manages to play invariably every game for his team and is still one of the most physical players in the league.

With 17 seasons behind his back, James’ longevity is a striking aspect of his illustrious career. This requires absolute levels of fitness, and when you see the amount of effort that goes into keeping himself fit, his longevity isn’t surprising.

A report that surfaced in 2018 revealed that LeBron James spends $1.5 million per to take care of his body. This includes the money spent on his trainers, chefs, equipments, his home gym etc.

The gyms in his homes are known to be replicated from the gyms in Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA All-Star Kevin Durant had once described LeBron’s dedication to fitness saying: “One thing I learned about LeBron, I worked out with him, LeBron takes care of his body. He knows that in order for him to play that long, his body has to be up. He has to keep that in shape. Like, he works on his body, like, religiously.”

James is known to carry out intense work out for four days a week- spending weekends and Wednesdays in a more relaxed manner although they do not go completely without any workout. Here is how his workout is distributed across the week.


Push-Ups – 8-10 reps, 3 sets

Pull-Ups – 8-10 reps, 3 sets

Dumbbell Snatch – 5 reps, 3 sets

Single Arm Cable Row – 8-10 reps, 3 sets


Dumbbell Squat – 10-12 reps, 3 sets

Swiss Ball Hip Raise and Leg Curl – 10-12 reps, 3 sets

Dumbbell Step-Ups – 10 reps, 3 sets

Single-Leg Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise – 12 reps, 3 sets


Dumbbell Bench Press – 10 reps, 3 sets

Lat Pulldown – 10 reps, 3 sets

Single-Arm Overhead Press – 6-8 reps, 3 sets

Single-Arm Dumbbell Row – 10 reps, 3 sets


Single-Leg Squat – 5 reps, 3 sets

Dumbbell Side Lunge – 10 reps, 3 sets

Single-Leg Swiss Ball Curl – 10 reps, 3 sets

Unstable Jump Rope – 45 seconds

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