- Chris Hemsworth changed from weightlifting and bodyweight exercises for his role in “Extraction 2.”
- On Instagram, the actor shared a video showing his bodyweight training routine.
- His routine includes mountain climbing, squats and lunges.
Chris Hemsworth has made the transition from heavy weightlifting in order to fulfil his role of “Thor”For his role as Tyler Rake, he will be doing bodyweight exercises “Extraction 2,”And he’s sharing how that looks.
The 38-year old actor recorded a full demonstration with Luke Zocchi, his trainer, about how he uses bodyweight workouts and a 10-minute workout to get it done. Video he posted to his Instagram on Tuesday.
Hemsworth encouraged others to do the exercise, noting that while it’s low-impact, anyone can do it without any equipment. He also noted that it was challenging but still achievable.
This workout involves brief bursts full-body activity.
Hemsworth demonstrated five different types of workouts in the video. He performed as many repetitions as he could within a 40 second time period, taking 20 seconds rest in between.
Hemsworth ran the circuit again and was exhausted at the end.
You can do two sets of Hemsworth Bodyweight Circuits. This will get you moving and your heart rate up. But it’s easy to manage. You have the option to adjust the intensity to suit your needs.
Bodyweight exercises are low-impact, and can help to burn calories and promote weight reduction.
Bodyweight functional movements, also known as calisthenics, don’t build the bulk in the arms, chest, and lower body like heavy weightlifting.
They build core strength, flexibility, and coordination. You can burn more calories if you do bodyweight exercises that engage large muscle groups simultaneously.
Zocchi claims that Hemsworth’s move to bodyweight exercises helped him mobility.
Zocchi shared with Insider the information that Hemsworth made the transition from weightlifting into bodyweight exercises before the start of “Extraction 2’s”production to ensure that he would have the mobility and flexibility to do his own stunts, without fear of injury.
“The biggest adjustment from his training for ‘Thor’ for this role is going from lifting heavy weights with longer rest periods to now more movement with shorter rest periods,”Insider spoke with Zocchi
Other celebrities who have switched to bodyweight workouts include Jason Statham, Jamie Foxx, and Charlie Hunnam all built their training regimens exclusively around bodyweight workouts.