How Actors Got Into Shape For Their Beefy Roles

Just because an actor may look incredibly ripped or in shape in a movie, that definitely doesn’t mean that is their natural body type. For many of them, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and the close watch of a personal trainer to achieve the shocking bodies that we see on the screen. Here’s a list of some of the biggest body transformations in terms of muscle on film. Take a look to see exactly how they did it and what they did for these roles. Would you be up for the challenge?

Henry Cavill As Superman In Man Of Steel And Justice League

When you play the role of Superman, you must be in peak physical shape, considering that the superhero has the ability to lift objects of essentially any size.

Cavill in Justice League
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

So, when Henry Cavill is seen shirtless in Justice League, it’s evident that a lot of work went into getting this specific look. He worked with legendary trainer Mark Twight who worked on films such as 300, who had Cavill on a strict regiment of heavy Olympic lifting on a regular basis to get that “super” look.