• Wed, Mar 21 2012

Hunger Games Workouts Are Here—And Training Like Jennifer Lawrence Is Surprisingly Smart

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If a movie stars a woman who does anything with her body beyond walking and having sex, you can bet it’s going to come with its own workout fad. So you shouldn’t be surprised that Hunger Games Workouts are here. But should you try them? Surprisingly, we don’t think it’s a bad idea. We’re not saying you should start a workout routine in hopes of looking like Jennifer Lawrence (or Katniss Everdeen, a teenager whose “workout” and “diet” were inspired by trying to survive starvation and several physically intense attempts at her life). But as movie-inspired workout trends go, this one’s a hell of a lot better than a lot of them (see: last year’s Black Swan ballet/low-calorie diet weight loss fad).

If you’re struck with the urge to “train like a tribute,” here’s everything you need to know about the Hunger Games Workouts out there:

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  • Dana

    I am trying a series of new sports this year, and archery is high on the list – and because I’m seeing the movie Friday I know I’ll be excited to get started so I’ve already found an instructor :)

  • Lilac

    From the title I actually thought this slide show would be about exercises you can do and eating ideas.

    • Briana Rognlin

      Sorry! There are lots of links in the slideshow to other peoples’ workouts and tips–I hope that helps.