Mark Wahlberg has been related to a buff physique for just about his total profession, ever since these early Calvin Klein days—however after present process a dramatic physique transformation, he is now wanting extra swole than ever.
Final yr the actor gained 30 kilos for a movie function, a feat he achieved over the course of a single month by consuming 11,000 energy per day and sticking to a particular food regimen of KFC and Denny’s. “It’s such a hard, physical thing to do,” he stated on the time. “Losing weight, you just kind of tough it out—you just don’t eat, and exercise. And this, even when you’re full, I would wake up after a meal and have another meal. I was eating every three hours. It was not fun.”
After filming wrapped on Father Stu, he obtained instantly to work shedding the load, and has since obtained into maybe the most effective form of his profession, as demonstrated by a sequence of post-workout pictures he posted to Instagram this week by which he will be seen flexing shirtless and displaying off his pump.
The submit prompted numerous very impressed remarks within the feedback, together with from athlete and writer Mikael Lindnord, whom Wahlberg will quickly be enjoying in an upcoming film. Lindlord known as him “Benjamin Button,” referring to the F. Scott Fitzgerald character who ages in reverse, an indirect nod to the truth that yep, Marky Mark is in fairly superb bodily situation for a person of 51. Actor Paul Walter Hauser merely commented “Good Lord wtf?!” in response to his shredded body, whereas Entry host and Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez, a good friend and gymnasium buddy of Wahlberg’s, wrote: “Killin it homie!”
“Mark’s a great guy,” Lopez informed Males’s Well being final yr. “We have so much in common and are very much alike, both with our family, with our faith, with our fitness, everything. We both love martial arts, we’re around the same age, and we just refuse to let age dictate how we train, and we really push each other.”
Philip Ellis is a contract author and journalist from the UK overlaying popular culture, relationships and LGBTQ+ points. His work has appeared in GQ, Teen Vogue, Man Repeller and MTV.