How Foxy First Got into Fitness

Ella Castle

Jason Fox is as physically capable as he is impressively built, having served two decades in the military, including in the ultra-elite Special Boat Service. But despite a CV that would swell the self-esteem of lesser men, the 47-year-old is disarmingly modest. Here, taken from his interview which you can […]

Jason Fox is as physically capable as he is impressively built, having served two decades in the military, including in the ultra-elite Special Boat Service. But despite a CV that would swell the self-esteem of lesser men, the 47-year-old is disarmingly modest.

Here, taken from his interview which you can read in the latest issue of Men’s Health UK, he about his training history, explains what fitness meant to him before he joined the forces and runs us through a normal training day.

‘I owe my old man a lot,’ says Foxy. ‘He was big into fitness when we were kids. He played a lot of rugby when he was younger, then he got into coaching hockey. My brothers and I played a bit of rugby, played a bit of hockey and we would also jump in on fitness sessions with the teams he was training.

Then, when I was 15, I decided I was joining the marines. My dad was like, “Well, if you’re joining the marines, I want you to be ready.” And he set me a [training] programme. So, at 15 years old, I bought myself a rucksack with a bit of pocket money and loaded it up. I used to yomp from Luton up the A5 to Milton Keynes.

My dad had a friend who was a PE teacher at a school in Bletchley and they had some ropes. I used to walk there, climb ropes, do some burpees and then get the train back. I was so determined to join the marines that I just threw myself into it.’

preview for Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox Shares His Full-Body Workout for Military Strength

A Day in the Life Training with Foxy

‘I’ve got the luxury of time, to a certain degree, so I’ll try to make sure most mornings are free and allocate that time to training,’ says Foxy. ‘I’ll go in and do 20 minutes of movement, just getting my body warmed up.

‘Basically, I try to absolutely goose myself’

I’m older now. I’m susceptible to injury, because I didn’t warm up when I was younger. That’s a lesson for anyone listening: if you’re young, still warm up because [if you don’t] you’ll end up like me!

But, yeah, I do a lot of movement, stretching, rolling out stuff. Then I’ll get into a proper warm-up, do a bit of something on a machine, go through some of the movements that I might be doing in the blocked exercises.

Then I’ll go into eight- to 12-minute blocks of doing… something. It could be supersets, triceps, whatever. Then I might get bored of that and throw in a blast on the SkiErg between sets. Basically, I try to absolutely goose myself.’

a man smiling for the camera
Lettermark

The editors of Men’s Health are your personal conduit to the top experts in the world on all things important to men: health, fitness, style, sex, and more.

Next Post

Top Healthcare Entrepreneurs 2024 and Beyond

Prepare for an awe-inspiring showcase where innovative minds, cutting-edge technologies, and steadfast dedication converge. Our healthcare entrepreneurs aren’t just creating companies; they’re shaping legacies. These legacies will echo through time, making a lasting impact on human health and well-being.  Dr. Maged el-Malecki, Founder of Boston Dental Boston Dental focuses on […]
Dr. Maged el Malecki

Subscribe US Now

situs judi bola Daftar sekarang dengan cara klik link login slot via dana 24 jam terpercaya, join sekarang slot gacor online dengan pilihan platform game slot pragmatic play paling favorit tahun 2023. akun pro thailand idn poker