English actor Idris Elba covers the December 2015 edition of Men’s Health. Discussing his workout of choice, Elba shares, “Shadowboxing is one of the best workouts you can do. You don’t need any equipment, and it works every muscle. It’s what Nelson Mandela did many mornings in his jail cell.”
Talking about his mindset when regularly working out, Elba explains, “When I’m fit, I’m more focused. I have greater patience and my temper is more stable, so I’m better in almost all my relationships. I’m more vigilant about the shit I put up with. I see clearer. When I’m out of shape, I’m emotionally lazy.” Read more on MensHealth.com.