10 Jacked Celebrities Share Their Best All-Around Workouts
Brad Pitt is still in great shape, but if there was ever a movie that put the star on the map – or at least saw him become the inspiration for those looking to get in shape around the world – that would be Fight Club. The movie’s stunt coordinator broke down the training Pitt went through to get in shape for the role and it’s exhausting to read it.
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To get in shape for Bond, Daniel Craig embarked on a grueling workout regimen that saw the actor start each week with a full Monday power circuit that combined muscle movements into one workout. The rest of the week was for the chest, arms, shoulders, legs and other key muscle groups with active rest scheduled for the weekend.
Cavill lost fat while building muscle for his role in Netflix’s The Witcher. He said Men’s health“Because I was training hard at the gym throughout the process, it became difficult for the wounds to heal. You stress your muscles so much when you’re super dehydrated and fatigued at the end of the day that little things can happen, like muscle tightness, that never quite go away. He admits the diet was grueling, but he certainly had a role to play. His fitness routine was constantly changing but saw Cavill hitting the gym five days a week, with cardio on an empty stomach for six days.
The singer, poet and swimmer may be looking to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, but he’s also known for his ripped physique. Simpson attributes this to his dedication to physical fitness and shared a workout that includes a warm-up of jumps and butterfly jumps, with upper body strength exercises like v-ups, Spiderman push-ups and planks. It’s not for the faint hearted.
Reeves stunned audiences with his physicality in John wick and his PT, Patrick Murphy, revealed how hard the actor worked to get in shape. As Murphy explained, the key was to complement what Reeves was asked to do onscreen with a series of moves designed to help him perform at his best. This goal was achieved through corrective exercise, muscle endurance training, balance and stabilization training, power training, and recovery practices.
Known as much for his acting skills as he is for his sharp physique in the gym, Gyllenhaal has become the go-to source for an action movie or dramatic role in need of a meaningful transformation. For Prince of Persia, he worked with PT Simon Waterson to develop combat choreography skills, while also focusing on flexibility, weights, and cardio. Find out more here.
The late actor will be sorely missed, but fans around the world have sought solace in one of Boseman’s greatest performances, that of Black Panther. His physicality was a big part of the role and he worked with trainer Addison Henderson to get in shape. He has done full body workouts and strength training sessions, but has also trained with martial arts instructors to perfect his movements and develop mobility.
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At 56, Kravitz challenges the aging process. Having used the services of trainer Dodd Romero since the 90s, Kravitz makes exercise a priority with a full body workout that incorporates cardio and weight lifting sessions. He walks the paths that surround his house and is known to occasionally use a coconut tree as a weight bench. Emphasis is placed on basic movements and high repetition sets at the heart of his training.
The Aussie Golden Child is known to be superhuman when it comes to strength and training. Regularly sharing his workouts alongside trainer Luke Zocchi, one of those full body workout includes six sets of burpees, curl presses, tricep extensions, squats, mountaineers and sit throughs.
Michael B. Jordan
Known for his impressive physique, Jordan trains regularly with his trainer, Corey Calliet. For his final role in the upcoming Without Remorse, Jordan doubled his strength and conditioning. He did all his gym work with a 12kg vest, so he was constantly pushed to exhaustion. Favorite exercises include burpees, kettlebell swings, medical ball kicks, chest press and more. You can enter more details on Jordan’s Without Remorse training plan, here.