To play the son of Zeus in the upcoming blockbuster ”Hercules,” Dwayne ”The Rock” Johnson took his training to an entirely new level. In this interview, the movie icon reveals how you can build the body of a demigod. BodyFit is your solution to all things fitness. Join today and unleash the power of BodyFit! After watching “Hercules” in theaters on July 25, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wants you to come away with one thing on your mind: that you’ve just witnessed the biggest, meanest, baddest and, more importantly, most definitive version of Hercules ever seen on the big screen. For the majority of Hollywood’s action stars, the task of realistically portraying an ancient Greek demigod would be more challenging than combining all 12 labors the mythical son of Zeus had to undertake. Many have tried in the past, and many have failed. Even for Johnson, with pounds of muscle already clinging to his massive 6-foot-5 frame, it would prove no mean feat. But after spending the majority of his life in the gym training to be a professional football player, world-renowned pro wrestler, and one of Hollywood’s highest-ever grossing movie stars, it was a labor he had all the weapons to overcome. Here, in his own words, Johnson reveals how he obtained the skin-stretching muscle he needed for his starring role as Hercules, and explains why nutrition is the most important facet of getting big. When you’re an athlete-turned-actor who already has a physique idolized by millions around the world, you might think it would be easy to rest on your laurels.
With hardcore dedication on par with fellow star Mark Wahlberg, the megastar truly knows how to get in shape. Food is mainly focused around key macros with a protein, a carbohydrate and vegetables incorporated in each of his meals. The meal plan below requires him to stomach about 4. When The Rock starts training for a big role, he throws in two additional meals to keep him on track. All my friends went to a very cool, glamorous Hollywood party tonight with lots of pretty people, but who needs that headache, when you can have this party. Huge stack of banana, chocolate chip pancakes. Pure Canadian maple syrup, jar of crunchy peanut butter ready to be slathered all over the cakes and a double shot of tequila on the side. And a great doc on the history of the Irish American Mob. A post shared by therock therock on Nov 13, at am PST. To cap this all off, you need a strong workout plan to support all the calories being added in.
Courtesy of Mark Webster Eating each of his seven daily meals takes about 20 minutes — two hours and 20 minutes a day just shoving meat and vegetables into his mouth. The intensity of the training was definitely up, as was the volume of training. A post shared by therock therock on Jul 5, at pm PDT. Dumbbell Bench Press. To look the part for “Hercules,” Johnson elevated his training significantly, using a six-days-on, one-day-off schedule for six months to help him bulk up. Jacked Gorilla. Social Proof Apps. View our enormous library of workout photos and see exactly how each exercise should be done before you give it a shot. Casein Protein.