Chris Hemsworth, Thor: Ragnarok Star, Prepared for Western Bulldogs Final Win

Chris Hemsworth
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Chris Hemsworth is set to reprise his role as Thor in Thor: Ragnarok. The movie is scheduled to be released in 2017.

The Australian-born actor is also a big football fan, and he supports the Western Bulldogs. He celebrated the victory of the Western Bulldogs against Greater Western Sydney by sharing a pic on Instagram.

Well, rather than his excitement, it was his muscles that grabbed all the attention. Hemsworth was the star of the Australian Football League’s 2014 Everything’s Possible campaign.

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Hemsworth’s Workout Routine

Getting Hemsworth’s mass of muscles is not an easy task. If you want to emulate the actor, you surely need to work hard.

Hemsworth spent a lot of time in the gym—nearly an hour or two a day—to attain his new look. He did a lot of functional training, which included circuits and bodyweight exercises. His functional strength exercises include chin-ups, pull-ups, box jumps, and even CrossFit.

He works with kettlebells, which is a combination of cardio and weightlifting, and is great for building strength. His favorite workouts include squats, bench press, shoulder press, deadlifts, and surfing as well.

Body Weight Circuit Workout: He did three sets of 15 reps each, of: Pull ups, sit-ups, push-ups, front box jump, and body weight squat.

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Iron Circuit Workout: He did three sets of five reps each, of: Barbell squats, barbell bench press, standing military press, barbell deadlift, and hammer curls. He admits to feeling more energetic and healthier after he started training.

Chris Hemsworth’s Diet

Here is a sample of Hemsworth’s diet plan.

Breakfast: Banana, four egg whites, protein shake, orange juice, cheese, fat-free milk, and a cup of oats.

Brunch: Turkey roll, cottage cheese, mixed nuts, yogurt, and protein shake.

Snacks: Fresh fruits and beef jerky.

Lunch: Three chicken breasts, a cup of brown rice, a cup of beans, and a glass of fat free milk.

Dinner: Three fillets salmon, a cup of quinoa, asparagus, yogurt, and fat free milk.

Supper: Two boiled eggs, two slices of brown bread, and protein shake.

Health Recommendations for Hemsworth’s Fans

Track your calorie intake and the amount of protein, carbs, and fats you include in your diet. Eat a specific number of calories each day, and workout each day for approximately one hour. Have an 80:20 diet ratio—where you eat nutrient dense food 80% of the time and enjoy cheat days for 20%.


Sources:
“RACE GOD TO NORSE GOD: CHRIS HEMSWORTH THOR TWO WORKOUT,” BodyBuilding web site, December 01, 2015;
http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/race-god-to-norse-god-chris-hemsworth-thor-two-workout.html.