Playing a superhero from a widely-loved comics series requires a lot of things, and a sculpted body definitely tops the list. This was understood well by Ryan Reynolds – the Canadian actor, who was earlier known for his chocolate-boy looks and romantic roles. His career breakthrough came after being cast as Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity, which was loosely based on a Marvel Comics character. He was required to undergo intense physical training in order to gain the perfect physique for the action-packed role. The result was overwhelming and he was successful in achieve a perfectly-chiselled body, which became quite a rage. His titular look in Green Lantern was widely appreciated for the toned body he sported.
How Ryan Works Out?
Earning praises for his fitness and hunk-like built, the Canadian actor used to start his workout by warming up through a 10-15 minutes’ session of running on the treadmill. This was followed by 20 minutes of abdominal workout, 15-20 reps of decline bench sit ups, 15-20 reps of hanging leg lifts and the same number of wood chops on cable. The aforementioned set had to be repeated four times, followed by 3-4 sets of walking lunges with 50 reps each. About 15 to 20 reps of flat bench and inclined bench had to be done in three sets afterwards. These exercises targeted his triceps, shoulders and upper chest muscles; thus providing great strength and endurance.
Ryan’s Diet Plan
For a perfect physique like Ryan Reynolds, a person needs to eat regularly, after every three hours on an average. His meals included two egg whites, a slice of avocado and a cup of oatmeal in the morning, followed by a protein bar during mid-morning. The lunch consisted of chicken/albacore tuna wrap with healthy salad. Protein shakes and almonds constituted the mid-afternoon snack while protein bar, fruits and almonds were eaten as evening snacks. For dinner, he consumed salad, fish, brown rice and vegetables.
By following the mentioned workout regime and diet plan, it becomes easy to attain the perfect muscles and abs like this handsome Canadian actor.