Last updated on August 30th, 2021 at 03:37 pm
Trick question: we can’t.
You guys have been loving the Attack On Titan characters and I have been enjoying being able to bring you so many new calisthenics workouts – so I figured we’d keep it going while we have new AOT listicles coming out as well.
It’ll also spice up our Attack On Titan Workout Placement Quiz if we’re adding Jean to the list of potential outcomes as well.
Jean has now made it on THREE different lists discussing The Most Popular Attack On Titan Characters, The Most Powerful Attack On Titan Characters (Overall) and The Most Powerful Non-Titan Attack On Titan Characters.
So it’s safe to say he deserves his spot here…
Jean Kirstein Stats:
Real Name: Jean Kirstein
Weight: 196 lbs.
Anime: Attack on Titan
Jean comes in fairly tall among 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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Jean Kirstein 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.
AND, there are a thousand different ways to reach your goals, so finding the most sustainable way is what’s important.
Which is why our Academy utilizes multiple different Nutrition Classes (Greek Gods, Vikings, Spartans, Hunter Gatherers, Monks, Samurais, Minimalists, SuperHumans) to allow people to choose what is right for YOU!
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Jean Kirstein 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 kickstart us into our Jean research we’re going to be pulling right from his Wiki Fandom page.
They start us off with his bio section, which reads like this:
Jean Kirstein is a graduate of the 104th Training Corps, among whom he ranked 6th best. Jean hails from Wall Rose’s Trost District, and joined the military with hopes of obtaining a peaceful life as part of the Military Police Brigade, but would later find himself joining the Survey Corps. Currently, he serves as a commanding officer in the Survey Corps, leading a squad during the Raid on Liberio.
From there his Wiki goes on to give him an extremely long and descriptive bio section, taking us through each and every piece of Jean and what makes him one of the most popular and powerful AOT characters we have.
For the sake of this article and our research into how we’ll be able to build a routine around Jean, I’ll be skipping into his abilities section.
They start that off by telling us about his vertical maneuvering equipment and abilities:
Jean is highly adept at using vertical maneuvering equipment, being able to maneuver well even on open terrain, which is considered extremely difficult and not many people can do so. He has also shown his capability in being able to attack and slay Titans efficiently even without his proper equipment and can successfully maneuver around them in order to directly attack their nape or simply avoid them. Four years after Wall Maria was reclaimed, his skill on maneuvering equipment has not changed. Jean has proven to be highly proficient in using anti-personnel vertical maneuvering equipment; ambushing Marleyan infantry from rooftops and even using his equipment’s hooks to fling an enemy soldier off a building. Using maneuvering equipment is his greatest strength.
From there they go on to tell us about his abilities with thunder spears, which they break down as such:
Jean is highly skilled in the usage of Thunder Spears, enough to ambush the Cart Titan and shoot a spear through one of the eye slots of its helmet, effectively blowing up the helmet and leaving its head vulnerable to attacks.
And finally closing it out with some extra information about his abilities:
Jean is also an exceptionally level-headed individual, able to see the big picture and make tactically wise decisions when it counts. It was these traits that earned Jean his rank as 6th best among the 104th squad.
He also seems to be proficient with firearms, as he is seen using one during the persecution of the Survey Corps. He is capable of shooting people with no intention to kill them, just to incapacitate them, with great accuracy.
So for the sake of this one we’re going to be working around Jean’s vertical maneuvering and overall athletic abilities.
That means we’ll be working with calisthenics and pulling from our Assassin Calisthenics 90 Day System, which has even been used to help train new U.S. Marines.
We have our work cut out for us, but with a high intensity bodyweight routine mixed with the right amount of circuit training (testing) and endurance work – I think we can handle it.
Are you ready?
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine
5 days per week
For this one we’re going to be training with some base calisthenics (although pretty high intensity) and then have one day revolving around Training Corps Endurance work and another around a Survey Corps Circuit Test to really step it up a notch.
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Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Sample Schedule
Monday: Commander Calisthenics A
Tuesday: Training Corps Endurance Work
Wednesday: Commander Calisthenics B
Thursday: Survey Corps Circuit Test
Friday: Commander Calisthenics C
Saturday: Rest or Optional Additional Work
Sunday: Rest Day
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Commander Calisthenics A
A. Pistol Squats
3×10 each leg
B. Toes to Bar (Scale to Knees to Elbow)
A. Decline Push Ups
B. Plank to Push Ups
A. Inch Worms
B. Chin Ups
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Training Corps Endurance Work
For your endurance or HIIT days you have quite a few options.
You can utilize enforced endurance training that I will program for you based on your fitness level like we do with other workouts here at SHJ…OR you can do 45-60+ minutes of varied cardio (bike, treadmill, elliptical, stairs, row, swim, etc.)…OR you can even use the HIIT resources I’ll provide.
I’ll break it down in that order:
Option One – Run Based on Overall Fitness Level:
Beginner: 1-3 Miles
Intermediate: 3-5 Miles
Advanced: 5+ Miles
Endurance Work 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 Continue Training After Your First 5K (Workout Included)
Option Two – Varied Cardio for 45-60 Minutes:
Split your cardio up however you’d like but complete 45-60+ minutes using:
- Treadmill Walk/Run
- Rower Machine
Option Three – Complete HIIT Training Using SHJ Resources:
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Commander Calisthenics B
A. Clap Push Ups
B. Mountain Climbers
A. Box Jumps
B. Wall Sit
A. Wall Climbs
B. Superman Holds
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Survey Corps Circuit Test
Dynamic Warm Up
5-10 Minute Walk
AND / OR
25 High Knees
25 Jumping Jacks
Workout: Complete 4 Rounds
25 Push Ups
20 Sit Ups
15 Box Jumps
10 Tricep Extensions (Calisthenics)
5 Pull Ups
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Commander Calisthenics C
A. Wide To Close Squats
B. Jumping Lunges
A. Wide Push Ups
B. Close Push Ups (Diamonds)
A. Sit Ups
B. Hollow Hold
Jean Kirstein Workout Routine: Optional Additional Training Resources
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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