Greg Jennings had an unbelievable career as a wide receiver in the NFL. However, now that he has left football behind, he is looking to try his hand at bodybuilding.
Jennings has a ton of accolades under his belt as an NFL player. He played alongside the likes of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, catching passes in the most important of times. As a result, he has earned two Pro Bowl appearances, as well as a Super Bowl ring. He had about as good of a career as one can have, without ending up in the Hall of Fame.
However, Jennings would retire in 2016, after his career took a bit of a turn. Subsequently, he would land a gig as a Fox Sports analyst, talking about the sport he loved so much. Although despite his retirement from football, he is not done with his athletic pursuits. This time, however, he would choose a sport with much less physical contact.
Greg Jennings decided he wanted to pursue bodybuilding.
Greg Jennings was always a large fellow, as common with professional football players. However, he has decided to switch his gym focus to one involving building aesthetic muscle. Initially, he started off his career doing CrossFit types of workouts but has shifted his focus to a bodybuilding-centric routine.
“I’m going to take bodybuilding as far as it can take me,” Jennings, said about the transition. “Or how far my wife will allow me to take my physique”
Jennings looks to take to the bodybuilding stage in 2020, competing in physique contests. He has decided to adapt the workouts from the popular Athlean-X to help him achieve a more pleasing frame for the contest. He is looking to widen his shoulders, tighten his abs, and increase the size of his biceps, ahead of his competition. As a result, he has specialized diet and exercise programs that he is following.
This is Jenning’s workout routine:
- Chest Supported T-Bar Row – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Chest Supported T-Bar Row – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Dual Cable Pulldown – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Dual Cable Pulldown – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Rack Pull – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Rack Pull – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Reverse Flye – 1 set/3 reps (20 Second Hold)
- Cable Curl – 2 sets/8-15 reps
- Seated Hamstring Curl – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Seated Hamstring Curl – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Heel Elevated Safety-Bar Squat – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Heel Elevated Safety-Bar Squat – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Bulgarian Split Squat – 1 set to failure
- Incline Dumbbell Press – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Incline Dumbbell Press – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Weighted Dip – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Weighted Dip – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Top Half Dumbbell Lateral Raise – 3 sets/15-6 reps
- Standing Cable Lateral – 3 sets/15-6 reps
- Crossover Cable Triceps Extension – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Crossover Cable Triceps Extension – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Overhead Cable Triceps Extension – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Overhead Cable Triceps Extension – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Lying Leg Curl – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Lying Leg Curl – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Barbell Romanian Deadlift – 1 set/6-10 reps
- Barbel. Romanian Deadlift – 1 set/12-20 reps
- Barbell Hip Thrust – 3 sets/6-10 reps
- Barbell Hip Thrust – 3 sets/12-20 reps
Good luck to Greg Jennings on his future bodybuilding endeavors. It will be exciting to see what kind of success he is able to achieve.