Last updated on September 16th, 2021 at 10:37 am
Sabo comes in at SHJ as the character that is going to really round out our current One Piece Inspired Workouts and bring us into a new space!
We now have enough to warrant the mini-workout-database I linked to above that will be within our larger Anime Workouts Database – as well as enough to start moving into some awesome One Piece listicles as well!
And I mean…we know how much you guys love your “Most Powerful” and “Most Popular” lists…
Oh, and the cool part about One Piece is the fact that there are so many GIGANTIC characters, so now whenever we get a character like Sabo or Shanks I can warrant making you guys an awesome One Piece calisthenics inspired routine like I’m going to do for this one.
Real Name: Sabo
Height: 6’1 1/2″
Anime: One Piece
In terms of regular characters Sabo is actually tall when compared to male anime characters we’ve seen.
Wolverine was the shortest spot among comic characters we’ve seen at 5’3, prior to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles coming in at 5’2, (and Gimli even shorter) – but Damian Wayne (Robin) is only 5’4. Goku isn’t that tall either, though, standing only 5’7, with Miles Morales only an inch above him.
We’ve had Superman and Eddie Brock’s Venom at 6’3, and Captain America, Scorpion and Batman at 6’2, and Carnage at 6’1. Thor and Cyborg are towering over them at 6’6, Thanos and King right there with them at 6’7, Bane at 6’8, and Deathstroke right below at 6’5, and Black Manta at 6’4.
But, don’t worry if you’re not the same height or weight range.
We write these routines to be utilized by anyone and everyone.
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Sabo Diet and Nutrition
**Keep in mind: this section will be nearly identical for each hero.**
Every hero needs to still have a good diet.
Unfortunately we can train like them, but I don’t think any of us are suddenly getting their powers, or the ability to magically stop caring about nutrition.
You can’t out train your diet, so I want to still give some pillars for nutrition.
You can start by checking out The Nutrition Pillars on the site, but I’ll break down some more information for you guys as well.
Guys like Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart incorporate 80/20 dieting with big weekly cheat meals, Hugh Jackman, Tom Hopper, Benedict Cumberbatch and Terry Crews utilize intermittent fasting (something I use daily as well), Ariana Grande, Mustafa Shakir and Madelaine Petsch are vegans, Brandon Routh and Frank Grillo opt for paleo, and tons of others utilize their own variations as well.
It’s all about sustainability.
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Sabo Workout Routine Research
We’ve made it to “the fun part”.
And, if you don’t know by now, I say that every single time we get to the workout routine research section for character workouts.
To get us started with our research we’ll be pulling right from Sabo’s Wiki Fandom page.
They give us a nice intro bio section:
Sabo is the Revolutionary Army’s chief of staff, recognized as the No. 2 of the entire organization outranked only by Supreme Commander Monkey D. Dragon. He is also the sworn brother of the notorious pirates Monkey D. Luffy and the late Portgas D. Ace.
They also move into powers and abilities, starting off with his overall power as the chief of staff of the Revolutionary Army.
Here’s how they break that down:
As the Chief of Staff of the Revolutionary Army, Sabo has command over all lower ranking members and answers only to the leader himself. His bounty of 602,000,000 proves that the World Government views him as an extremely dangerous threat. According to Ace, who initially planned for Sabo to become his navigator, Sabo also has some experience in navigation.
From there they move into his physical powers and abilities, which are what we’ll be able to actually utilize to build out this routine a bit more.
They lead that section with this:
Even as a child, Sabo already exhibited very high levels of physical capabilities from the very intense training he endured in the harsh environment of Mt. Colubo. He and Ace together were able to topple Porchemy when the two of them arrived to save Luffy. Sabo was able to beat Luffy in sparring matches fifty times in one day. He was also able to beat Ace twenty four times, although he lost to Ace twenty six times.
They also say:
After joining the Revolutionary Army, Sabo was personally trained by Hack and Monkey D. Dragon and attained tremendous physical prowess by adulthood. Sabo is shown to have extraordinary agility as he easily dodged an attack from a Fighting Fish, as well as tremendous physical strength, clashing with Jesus Burgess, a pirate known for his titanic strength and a captain of the Blackbeard Pirates first ship, who is also a personal bodyguard to Emperor Blackbeard, with little effort. He later destroys the entire arena of the Corrida Colosseum, which was tough enough to resist all the previous battles between the New World gladiators with Haki enhanced physical strikes. A simple grip allowed him to crush Vice Admiral Bastille’s skull and helmet.
So we have our work cut out for us.
That’s all outside the fact that his Devil Fruit power allows him to create, control and even turn his own body into fire at will.
We obviously won’t be training to achieve that, but we will be keeping in mind how powerful he is while we build out the overall volume and intensity of this routine.
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Sabo Workout Routine
5 days per week
We’re going to be utilizing three days of gymnast style full body calisthenics and holds to build up the physique and strength Sabo has – while also tacking on one day of circuit training and another of basic endurance training. This will allow us to work on our endurance and pull it all together into the circuit as well.
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Sabo Workout Routine: Sample Workout Schedule
Monday: Chief of Staff Calisthenics A
Tuesday: Dragon Training Circuit
Wednesday: Chief of Staff Calisthenics A
Thursday: Hack Endurance Training
Friday: Chief of Staff Calisthenics C
Saturday: Optional Additional Training with Resources
Sunday: Rest Day
Sabo Workout Routine: Chief of Staff Calisthenics A
Decline Push Ups
Holds and Core Work:
L Sit Hold
Sabo Workout Routine: Dragon Training Circuit
25 Jumping Jacks
25 Butt Kicks
25 High Knees
Circuit: Complete 4 Rounds
25 Push Ups
20 Jump Squats
10 Pike Push Ups
Sabo Workout Routine: Chief of Staff Calisthenics B
Close to Wide Push Ups
Plank to Push Ups
Bulgarian Split Squats
3×15 each leg
Wide Grip Pull Ups
Holds and Core Work:
3×30 Seconds Each Side
Lying Leg Raises
Sabo Workout Routine: Hack Endurance Training
- Walk/Jog 10 Minutes
Sprint Session: 20 Minutes
- One Minute ON: 60 Second Sprint
- One Minute OFF: 60 Second Walk
- Rinse and Repeat for 20 Minutes Total
Endurance Finisher: 30 Minutes
- Run 3 Minutes
- Walk 2 Minute
- Rinse and Repeat for 30 Minutes Total
Sabo Workout Routine: Chief of Staff Calisthenics C
Explosive Push Ups
Planking Shoulder Taps
Tricep Extensions (Calisthenics)
Holds and Core Work:
Lying Leg Raises with Hip Thrust
Sabo Workout Routine: Optional Additional Training Resources
HIIT Training Resources:
Endurance Training Resources:
- Constance Wu Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- Ewan McGregor Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- Kid Flash Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- Grant Gustin Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- How To Train After Your First 5K (Workout Included)
Parkour Training Resources:
- The Nightrunner Parkour Workout Routine
- The Assassin’s Creed Parkour Workout Routine
- The Robbie Amell Parkour Workout Routine
Main MMA Training Resources
- Anna Diop Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- Ryan Potter Workout Routine and Diet Plan
- Frank Grillo Boxing Workout
Other MMA Training Resources:
- Deathstroke Workout Routine
- Daredevil Workout Routine
- Moon Knight Workout Routine
- Sagat Workout Routine
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