TRAINING TRICKS FROM MARVEL’S NEWEST HERO
Mix weights with high-intensity cardio to build functional muscle like Cox
If your gym doesn't have one, use a weight plate on a towel (and a shiny floor). Go for 20m pushes every minute, on the minute, for a minimum of ten minutes.
‘If you’ve only got 20 minutes for cardio, do this,’ says Cox. ‘Run on a treadmill at incline five, and raise it by one every minute until you hit 14 – then go back down.’ And collapse.
Murdoch’s dad was a boxer, so he does a lot of his brooding while pounding a bag. Whatever mood you’re in, do 15sec of jabs and crosses. Rest for 45sec and repeat ten times.
Cox added 8kg of lean muscle with body part splits and highintensity cardio