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These videos of Stallone and Lundgren training for ‘Creed II’ will make your biceps hurt

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Gary Ogden
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These videos of Stallone and Lundgren training for 'Creed II' will get you out of bed

How old are you? Are you 60-years-old? What about 71? Are you in the gym? No, you are eating doughnuts in the office because it’s someone’s birthday again. Sweet, sweet, gooey doughnuts - I’ve had three now and I don’t think I’ll stop - I don’t even know whose birthday it is. Still gonna whip my hippo tongue around that custardy hole though, ain’t I? God these taste amazing.

Woah, apologies, got a little side-tracked there. What I was trying to say is that Sylvester Stallone is 71 and Dolph Lundgren is 60 and they are training like men over half their age - what I would give to be in their shape when I’m that old.

The reason they’re doing this is all in preparation for Creed II, the eighth film in the Rocky franchise, and the first to feature everyone’s favourite bad guy, Ivan Drago, since Rocky IV.

Here’s Stallone absolutely kicking the gym a new ‘one’:

And only 11 years his younger, Dolph doing exactly the same thing:

There’s no slacking with these two - properly getting into their roles here, it’s what I like to see while I eat my doughnuts.

The film, directed by Steven Caple Jr. and starring Lundgren, Stallone, Michael B Jordan and Florian Munteanu will hit cinemas in the latter part of this year.

On a side note: anyone remember Rocky bars? They were well nice. Might go and get one. See ya in a bit.

(Image: United Artists)

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Gary Ogden

Shortlist writer and "the least woke person in the office", Gary Ogden, likes horror movies, Cheestrings, tapping his leg under the desk, "having a drink", hiding from responsibility, screaming into the mirror whenever he is alone, and assorted other things. Mainly the screaming thing though. @garyblogden

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