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Eminem: Insanity wins

Although Eminem has enough money to hire a personal trainer whenever he wants, the rapper prefers to work out alone.

The 42-year-old Detroit Vs. Everybody rapper utilises multimedia to help himself stay in shape.

Eminem prefers to exercise solo, but he’ll invite a motivator into his fitness session via technology.

“One of the first ones was Shaun T’s Insanity workout. I know a lot of these DVD guys are wacky, but I’m alone in my gym; I need someone on the TV yelling to motivate me,” he explained in the September 2015 Men’s Journal issue. “Besides, some of this sh*t is entertaining. When I first started the Insanity workout, I alternated my routine, running one day and doing the Insanity the other. Then I stopped running altogether because it was too much to do them both. The Insanity won.”

Eminem alternates between several different kinds of DVD workouts.

And the hitmaker is impressed with the results he’s getting.

“After a while I started plateauing on that, so I mixed it up. I did the P90X for a little while (and I still do that ab workout because it’s the most challenging), but then I moved on to the Beast. Now every morning before I go to the studio, I do the Body Beast workout with free weights, bench, and pullup bar at home,” Eminem said. “It’s just me, so it helps that the Body Beast dude is over-the-top. The routine is pretty intense, too. The first time I did the legs, I couldn’t walk for two days. Now I’m doing arms one day, chest the next day, legs the next, and I’m still functioning throughout the day. And I can finally do it without pausing the DVD.”

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