Terry Crews Workout Routine & Diet Plan

Terry Crews Workout Routine

What does instantly appear on your mind when you hear the name Terry crews? Fitness!

Yes, that is obvious. He is rocking in his 50s and has a fit, sculpted physique, most males’ including younger ones’ dream. Don’t you wonder how does he build a body like that? And how does he maintain it? Well, hold your patience and read till the end of the article.

In this article, we will discuss exercise to pack on muscles like him. We will talk about his workout routine, food habits, intermittent fasting, also known as his ‘fountain of youth.’

Let’s get started.

Who are Terry Crews?

Terry Crews was born in Flint, Michigan, on 30th July 1968. He was once a professional American footballer. He played in the National Football League as a defensive and linebacker till 1997. He gained weight after his emotional retirement and gained some weight. Terry joined the gym to shred few kilos and increase his fitness. He later joined the entertainment world.

Terry Crews starred in sitcoms, popular TV shows, and films. His famous works are Arrested Development, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Expendables, Deadpool 2, etc. Despite being a successful actor, he is most prominent in the over-enthusiastic spokesman role in the humor series of Old Spice deodorant commercials.

The fitness freak actor was included in the ‘Person of the Year’ in 2017 by the ‘Time’ magazine for speaking out about his sexual assault in public.

Terry Crews Statistics

Now let us talk about his current status:

Height: 6’3″ 190cm

Weight: 245 lb – 111 kg

Chest: 50” ; Waist: 36”

Biceps: 17”

Feet/Shoe Size: 14” (US)

Birthday: 30th July

Birthplace: Flint, Michigan

Terry Crews Statistics

Terry Crews Workout Routine

Crews have been stuck to almost the same routine for the last two decades. He does not prefer mixing up his workout. In the beginning, he followed his trainer’s advice and created a recommended workout plan to boost his fitness. Now he is an expert. He forms his workout schedule, diet chart, etc. Terry trains 5 to 6 days a week. Sunday is his off day.

As you know, fitness lovers mostly prefer working out in the morning. Terry does that too. He starts working from 6 in the morning with some good music playing in the background.

terry crews doing side crunches

Here is Terry Crew’s weekly workout routine:


Terry starts his week with arms, shoulder, and abs workout. Additionally, he includes a little cardio at the end of this workout. For this routine, Crews has a total of 12 exercises, as mentioned below:

  • Upright Barbell Row (1 set, 5-6 reps)
  • Front Dumbbell Raise (1 set, 10 reps)
  • Romanian Deadlift (1 set, 6 reps)
  • Arnold Dumbbell Press (1 set, 10 reps)
  • Power Clean (1 set, 5-6 reps)
  • Romanian Deadlift (1 set, 6 reps)
  • Side Lateral Raise (1 set, 10 reps)
  • Crunches (possible maximum, 30-sec rest)
  • Reverse Flyes (1 set, 10 reps)
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  • nging Leg Raise (likely maximum, 30-sec rest)
  • Hammer Curls (4 sets, 10 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Treadmill run (30 min, 3.5 miles at 7 mph)


Tuesday begins with his back and cardio. In this set, there 8 different exercises.

  • Barbell Deadlift (4 sets, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Rocky Pull-Ups/Pulldowns (1 set, 15 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Side-to-Side Chin Ups (1 set and 6 reps for left and right side; 1 set and 3 reps for middle)
  • Pull-Ups (4 groups, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Seated Cable Rows (4 sets, 10 reps, 30-sec rest in between sets)
  • Treadmill run (30 min, 3.5 miles at 7 mph)
  • Reverse-Grip Bent-Over Rows (4 sets, 10 reps, 30-sec rest in between sets)
  • Smith Machine Bent-Over Row (4 sets, 10, 8, 6, 4 reps, 30-sec rest in between sets)


On Wednesdays, he focuses more on a cardio workout. He takes a break from weight lifting and bodyweight exercises.

  • Treadmill 45 minutes 5 miles at 7mph


Crews begin his morning with his abs, arms, and chest workout. A little cardio follows this. Here are the 9 exercises under the Thursday schedule:

  • Power Clean and Jerk (4 sets, 6 reps)
  • Incline Bench Press (4 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Dumbbell Flys (4 sets, 10 reps)
  • Bar Dips (2 sets, 10 reps)
  • Push-ups (4 sets, 15 reps)
  • Barbell Bench Press (4 sets, 8-10 reps)
  • Biceps Curls (4 sets, 10 reps)
  • Treadmill run (30 min, 3.5 miles at 7 mph)
  • Leg Raises (4 sets, 6-8 reps)


He begins his Friday working on his legs, abs, and triceps. The workout session ends with some cardio exercise. There are a total of nine different exercises within this schedule. There as follows:

  • Barbell Squat (4 sets, 10 8, 6, 4 reps, 30-sec rest in between sets)
  • Standing Calf Raises (4 sets, 10 reps)
  • Hack Squat (4 sets, 10 reps)
  • Leg Extensions (4 sets, 10 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Hanging Leg Raise (likely maximum, 30-sec rest)
  • Crunches (possible maximum, 30-sec rest)
  • Leg Press (4 sets, 10 reps)
  • Close Grip Barbell Bench Press (4 sets, 10, 8, 6 4 reps, 30-sec rest)
  • Treadmill run (30 min, 3.5 miles at 7 mph)


Saturday is a full cardio workout. Crews focus on intense cardio sessions.

  • Treadmill run (30 minutes, 3.5 miles at 7mph)


Sundays are generally off days for Terry. Sometimes, he runs on the treadmill for 30 minutes in a similar routine like Saturdays.

Terry Crews Diet plan

Terry Crews Diet Plan

Terry Crews has a simple nutrition plan. He strictly follows it. Although he has got a strict eating time, he does not eliminate foods like pizza or dessert. The former footballer follows intermittent fasting. His eating hour is from 2 pm and ends at 10 pm.

He takes carbs in his evening meal, i.e., the heaviest meal of the day. On Sundays, Crews follows a less strict diet plan. He eats whatever he wants. However, he sticks to his intermittent fasting routine. Terry says his fasting process has helped him to remain in better shape and physique.

Wrapping Up

Science says that intermittent fasting benefits our health from multiple dimensions. For example, it aids weight loss, prevents cancer, reduces insulin resistance, reduces inflammation, and improves body and brain health.


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